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Thoughts and Memories EP-3: Inky Biology

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Hello? Hello Hello? Hello and welcome to your new job at the- ... wait, wrong intro. My bad. Annnnyyyywaayyy, hello folks, this is Pearl Connor and I've been left unsupervised with a keyboard. I know I've been blogging quite a bit lately, but thats just something you must deal with. Unless there's a rule to how frequent you can update your blog. Today we're jumping right back into a series I've come to enjoy, and hope you all do as well.

Today the "biology" of me and the others will be discussed. Get ready for me pretending to be Bill Nye for a few paragraphs and get your note pads ready because this will be a ride! SOMEONE TAKE MY KEYBOARD

 

Basics- Now you may be asking yourself "What are you Pearl, you heccin weirdo?" Well, my dear reader, to put it simply, myself and the others are sentient beings composed of ink. How does that work? Well, I'm not quite sure. I will explain what I can.      An Ink Being is formed via life spell, and are born with fully functioning psyche, and what information that the spell caster decided. From that point they are fully independent of said creator and can think and operate fully on their own. They are immortal unless the "kill code" is activated, something that will only work if said and then recorded and played back by the creator and cannot be preformed by anyone else. (good thing he's dead ^^""") They can regenerate anything lost from their bodies including limbs and organs, and possess no actual genetic or biological materials, though they are nearly perfectly mimicked. The form of an ink being is malleable and can change depending on certain circumstances such as strong anger, or strong fear. They can and will often take on mannerisms and abilities of their species, so despite not genetically being said species, they in every other sense still are.


 

Formation- as mentioned above, our first life comes from a not so simple life spell. From this life spell, new souls are created then and there. The one who casts the spell essentially can preprogram certain knowledge within said souls, such as their names, knowledge of the others, and such. They are born thus with a ranging brain age, though the youngest that goes that I've seen is young adult. We from that point are living individuals of our own accord, and operate without further guide.

 

Immortality- As being non biological, we are essentially immortal. Due to not having biological compounds, things that are needed to keep biological beings are not necessary. We do not need to eat, drink, or sleep, but due to bio mimicked and fully formed organs, we can if we want to, it's just not needed. Along with this, we can fully and effectively regenerate anything we've lost, be it limbs or said non traditional organs. This is done quite quickly and is good for rapid healing during battles. Say I were to cut off my hand. The old hand would, well, fall off and melt away, and I would quickly grow a new hand. The same can be said for anything else on or in the bodies. The only way to truly destroy one is via the killcode

Killcode- the only way we could be truly destroyed is with what is known as the killcode. The killcode must be spoken, recorded, and then played back by the original spell caster, and will only work if done that way. Joey is dead, so... uh...

 

Bio-mimicry-  Despite not being made of anything remotely organic, everything on and in our bodies mimics any bio-compounds almost perfectly. Hair feels like hair, fur feels like fur, you get it. Due to this mimicry, we also take on the abilities of the species we were modeled after, along with ink abilities. However, due to not having any real DNA we have no relatives, cannot have kids, ect. This has never been an issue however. Everything is mimicked to a near t, except for color. We only consist of shades of black, white, and grey on our main bodies due to our composition.

 

Form change and Malleability-  perhaps one of the most interesting things regarding us is our abilities under pressure, most notably form change, though only two of us have ever pulled it off. In order for form change to happen, strong anger, fear or the likes must be present. At this, the form will reconstruct to be larger, more deadly, and better for fighting or escaping. This is, however, more of a primal form and a primal mindset comes with it, briefly turning the mind hostile towards almost everyone. It does not last long and will often leave the original being exhausted after. This form is made to serve as a final resort in most circumstances, as it can and often is very destructive and deadly.   As for the more flight related response, our bodies can also deconstruct at any given time, allowing us to phase through walls or simply turn into a puddle. This is much more controllable and has no energy toll. Another use is on those with wings, is that the wings can simply be "put away" at any point. I was always struggling to learn, and never quite got it however.

 

 

And there you have it guys! A simple crash course in ink biology, Though it does get more in depth, I figured I'd simply put the basics out so yall can get a general understanding. Hope you all enjoyed, and I'll see you around next time. Remember to eat your soup!!

   -Pearl

 

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Okay, so most of this stuff you've already explained to me, so I won't worry about that. What I'm genuinely curious about is this killcode section.

If I'm being completely honest, from an occult/creator standpoint, that seems like a really bad idea to make it so specific, and keyed only to the creator. Like, so they have to say it into a recording, then play it themselves? Like what would happen if they just said it in person? Would that work? If it has to be a recording, do they, themselves, have to play the recording, or can anyone do it and still trigger the killcode? What happens if the ink creation goes crazy and starts going on a killing spree, and becomes a mass murderer, and they kill the creator, what happens then? Is there no other way to kill them?

Does the ink dry up ever, does dust stick to it? If you were to burn them, would they be able to regenerate if they were completely burnt up?

Do they have to get more supplies of ink eventually if they regenerate too much? Or is it entirely self produced?

Outside of the spell, what keeps them alive, and moving? Is it like a perpetual motion machine?

When you say phase through walls, do you mean turn into enough of a liquid to flood through cracks and holes? What about a completely airtight room? How do ink creations respond to water? Does that have any effect on them?

Concerning the life spell, can anyone with enough know-how perform it, or are certain people just naturally charged I would say? Could an ink creature perform it? 

I am full of questions, so I apologize if that's way too much.

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1 hour ago, KnightFenrirWulfhart said:

Okay, so most of this stuff you've already explained to me, so I won't worry about that. What I'm genuinely curious about is this killcode section.

If I'm being completely honest, from an occult/creator standpoint, that seems like a really bad idea to make it so specific, and keyed only to the creator. Like, so they have to say it into a recording, then play it themselves? Like what would happen if they just said it in person? Would that work? If it has to be a recording, do they, themselves, have to play the recording, or can anyone do it and still trigger the killcode? What happens if the ink creation goes crazy and starts going on a killing spree, and becomes a mass murderer, and they kill the creator, what happens then? Is there no other way to kill them?

Does the ink dry up ever, does dust stick to it? If you were to burn them, would they be able to regenerate if they were completely burnt up?

Do they have to get more supplies of ink eventually if they regenerate too much? Or is it entirely self produced?

Outside of the spell, what keeps them alive, and moving? Is it like a perpetual motion machine?

When you say phase through walls, do you mean turn into enough of a liquid to flood through cracks and holes? What about a completely airtight room? How do ink creations respond to water? Does that have any effect on them?

Concerning the life spell, can anyone with enough know-how perform it, or are certain people just naturally charged I would say? Could an ink creature perform it? 

I am full of questions, so I apologize if that's way too much.

Yay! I love questions!! :3

So, uh, for your first question. Yes, it was a horrible idea to key it that way. It worked out for us, but not for Joey. As far as I know, the only thing that works was the tape. Now, no. It wasn't smart on his part at all. I assume he just thought he could escape if things went horribly wrong...? But basically, yea. We can't seem to die now... Even I don't entirely understand it, the others and I have actually been trying to the finer details of the spell. But yes. Said killcode can only be triggered via recording played back by creator. At least on ours, Im unsure yet if others could be coded diffrent, which is interesting to think about, Also, you just gonna... single me out for killing Joey there? XD

I've seen ink dry, yes. And I have seen dust in the puddles. But after thousands of years, its still flowing just fine. At this point, I'd assume there's a source or heart somewhere. Or, my other theory is the building and ink was enchanted to last forever. This could also explain why it's still standing after thousands of years. Or perhaps the place is actually it's own pocket dimension? That would be interesting. Now, as for the burning, I'm uncertain because none of us have ever really been set on fire. I assume, however, that we'd still be able to regenerate due to the mass amounts of ink still flowing, we'd reconstruct from that. Normally, this doesn't effect the supply because upon destruction and reformation, our bodies first return to their base component, and thus return to the source.

Im uncertain how the constant flow really works. But I should note that under certain circumstances we'd seem to produce more, normally if the secondary form or above were triggered.

I guess it could be like a perpetual motion machine, or just due to the fact that we don't need basic things biological creatures to stay alive. Like I said, we don't really know all the details of the spell or how it and we work.

Yes. By deconstructing our forms down to the smallest parts. I assume we wouldn't be able to get out of an air tight room via that method, but say the secondary form were triggered, we'd most likely be able to break out. As for water, It seems to momentarily dilute our form. Basically make us... kinda noodly. XD

I assume anyone could preform said spell, though how its done may vary from person to person. And yes, even we could preform it if we wished, though we haven't seen the need to. I am unaware if any notes on how exactly the spell was done still exist. I'll have to ask.

 

Don't worry! It's never to much questions ^-^

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