Animate Paradigm

Readings

R
R
 
(From paradigm) A living creature.

T
T
 
(From paradigm) A dead creature.

Example Report

R (R) T (T)
Tree
Tree
Toddler
Toddler
A toddler is a small animal with a simple body supported by seven spindly legs, a front-mounted mouth, and an eye on a stalk.
Roller
Roller
Rollers (sphaera sphaera) are spherical creatures, with 98 small tentacles all over their body. The rikchik-sized rollers eat grass, bushes, and rocks in the grasslands.
God
God
A god; usually one of the Seven Gods.
Human
Human
A human being (homo sapiens); occasionally the human being spoken to (parallel to Rikchik-R). In some contexts, any alien.
Rikchik
Rikchik
A rikchik (ilpes sapiens); generically, any thinking creature; occasionally, the entity being spoken to or the entity reading the text. A dead rikchik.
Chimp
Chimp
A chimp (ilpes arborealis), a forest-dwelling creature that resembles a rikchik but has a non-shperical globe.
Crawler
Crawler
The grass-crawler has a small body with a front-facing mouth, seven long, flat legs, and an eye on a very long stalk that allows it to see over the tall grasses that it lives in.
Dragon
Dragon
A dragon, a mythical creature. Dragons are said to be like sky-fish, but colored like sunsets or storms instead of blue sky, and with a large spike above their eye. They are said to reside inside storms and to send down lightning.
Crab
Crab
Crabs are small water animals that have a top-mounted eye, a bottom-mounted mouth, and seven small, stubby legs surrounding the mouth.
Beast
Beast
A lumpy-beast (glaebifer vastitaticolus), a mountain/forest creature that resembles a lumpy globe with a tentacle coming out of each lump (98 tentacles total), with a single forward-facing eye and a rear-facing mouth.
Pulser
Pulser
Pulsers are small ocean animals with a mouth at one end, an eye at the other, and nothing much in between. They wriggle through water with a pulsing motion. They are commonly believed to be some of the most primitive animals on the planet.
Ninja
Ninja
Faerie
Faerie
Bouncer
Bouncer
A bouncer (prosaltor ferox) a carnivore which has a long body ending in a mouth, a eye on a finlike appendage above the body, six powerful straight jumping legs, and a flat tail it uses for guidance. It hunts in the grasslands and lower mountains.
Insect
Insect
Miscellaneous small annoying animals. None have wings, though a few can glide on leaves or are naturally buoyant.
Fish
Fish
Fish is a general term for a family of similar-looking sea and water creatures. They all have a flattish, conical head/body, which bears a forward-facing eye and a downward-facing mouth, which is surrounded by extremely strong dangling tentacles. Fish have control over their buoyancy, like a submarine. Fish eat sea plants, minerals, and small water animals. They are representatives of the most primitive animals on the rikchik homeworld to be able to eat minerals.