Poria

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Poria (poor-E-ah / poor-ya)

By far the most intelligent Sentient Species in Omnuetta on average, the Poria can usually be found working on some new discovery or making current technologies better. Their ‘parent’ deity, Porrair was brought about to catalog the discoveries of her fellow deities, and the Poria follow in her footsteps. Most of the technological advancements in Omnuetta come from the Poria.

Biology


Average Height 1.8 meters
5′ 10″
Average Weight 91 kg.
198 lbs.
Distinctions Lava-Skin
Moving Plates
Sparking Hair
Skin Colour Dark Gray
Red-Orange
Eye Colour Red-Orange
Hair Colour Yellow
Orange
Red

Distinctly red-orange skin, the moving currents of their own blood throughout their skin form and move the cooled sections around as hardened plates. These gray plates are relatively thick and tough, shielding not only the Poria from any experiments gone awry, but also keeping the outside world relatively safe from the Poria. Those who aren’t careful with their hands can easily set flammable objects ablaze. Few sections of plates are immobile, such as their collar area, their hands and feet. Their ‘mask’ on their face does not move, but the areas over the eyes and mouth may move to simulate expression. The holes over the eyes are actually unnecessary as their skin has several sense capabilities anywhere it is not covered, enabling Poria to see all of their surroundings if they so choose. The eye holes are said to be for display in order not to be off putting to the other Sentient Species.

Culture


Main Article: Poria Culture

Homeworld Parallelium
Average Lifespan 80 years
Notable Members Hoyu

Poria take almost everything as serious as their experiments, and so their culture can be bland. Their architecture does not consider form at all, only function and all of their buildings are very square and basic as a result. They have devoted entire planet-stars to laboratory research, as it is very important to them. They also have created mechanical, omneugenic continents that can orbit planet-stars at a habitable distance.

Despite their lack of architectural aesthetics, the Poria do desire to be seen in a positive light by the other Sentient Species, as evidenced by the aesthetic space for eyes on their heads. This is also apparent in their speech, while speaking in Omnel; their sentences are always constructed in ways that prevent confusion and they speak without contractions in order to appear more civilized.

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