In alchemy, there are four stages to create the Philosopher's Stone. The alchemical child represents the alchemical stage of conceptio, the second stage. The child is an androgyne to symbolize the altogether new chemical compound that's created. See more
Once the world was full of wonders, but it belongs to humans now. We creatures have all but disappeared. Daemons, vampires, and witches hiding in plain sight, ill at ease, even with each other. But, as my father used to say, in every ending... there is a new beginning.