Speaking of the Winged Ones... I always was intrigued by the original concept for their appearance--like living statues hewn from solid white marble, with eerie blank eyes. Very fitting to their Ancient Roman-style environment.
(Not that real Roman statues were so flawlessly white--often they were painted in gaudy colors, but the paint has worn off over time and Renaissance archaeologists failed to realize it was ever there.)
In the final game the much more human Winged Ones, all dark-haired, instead resemble the typical physical traits of actual ancient Romans. (Oddly, though, the KQ Companion subverts this intention by ascribing red hair to Lady Celeste, instead of the dark hair she has in the actual game.)
Perhaps it's for the best, as the "winged living statue" effect nowadays is more associated with Doctor Who....