Earlier today, Notch tweeted that Minecraft 1.9 will be available to download this afternoon. Now we have a download link! Prepare yourself for Minecraft NPCs!
He did however, make a friend.
Craig discovered this NPC in a quaint village. He looks like a nice chap, but according to Craig he "didn't seem to have much going for him." Seems a bit harsh to me.
Let us know what you discover in Minecraft 1.9. Find someone with a bigger nose than Craig's chum and we might send you a prize. Maybe.