One last lecture with old Doc Marshii, eh? Good. You may start your careers as doctors yet! Now, as I mentioned near the end of previous lectures, this will go into specifics of each scientific category. What that means is we’ll name the categories, find out which species fall under them, and figure out their life-spans.
Because of my species, we’ll start with the Taurs. There are no biological immortals, so we’ll start with those with a 50,000 year lifespan. Us mermaids fall under this category, as do the Cecaelia. Next up are the Nagas. Following that are the Centaurs. Last are the Driders. The other Taur species have a 35,000 year lifespan. That would include the Sconaks, half human; half scorpion. Next up are the Felindras, feline-based Taurs. Next are the Caneers, canine-based Taurs. Last, but not least, are the Shellinaks, shellfish-based Taurs.
Next up comes a category that is full of nothing BUT biological immortals, the Tweeners. These involve Ghouls, Vampires, Werewolves, and Zombies, whatever they originally were before they came back.
Coming up is one I warned you was a tricky category in my first lecture, the Humanoids. The biological immortals in this category would be the Elves and all Fae subspecies. Those that live for about 50,000 would be all Orc subspecies. Humans live about 30,000 to 45,000 years. Dwarves and Gnomes live about 40,000 years. Moliaks, mole-like humanoids, live around 35,000 years. Last come the Amazons, a jungle-dwelling hermaphroditic people taking a female shape that only live around 30,000. They look human, but their internal arrangement IS different and, as I said, they’re hermaphrodites.
Coming in next is the Anthro category. Leons, Lamias, Inus, Selans (Mega-sharks), Nekos, Minotaurs, Anrachnes (spider-based Anthros), and Dragons all live around 45,000 years. Yes, Dragons are part of this category. They can turn into humanoid versions of their usual bestial shape, hence why they’re under the Anthro category.
Myxies are next. No biological immortals here. Kitsunes, Harpies, and Satyrs live about 50,000 years. Gorgons live about 45,000 years. Fauns and Selkies live as long as 40,000. The shortest lived species that is classified as a Myxie race would be the Sphinxes, living around 15,000 years.
The Sentina are the easiest. They’re animals that live up to 25,000 years. As I mentioned before, they can communicate any medical problems like we do and can understand us just fine.
Blenders, as I mentioned, are a mix of species like an Inu mating with a Mermaid. As such, whoever has the slightly more dominant genes will give them the lifespan ranging from biological immortal to 20,000. My best friend’s lifespan, a Neko/Cecaelia Blender, has a lifespan of about 50,000 thanks to his father’s genes being slightly more dominant.
Elementals are next. These would be the Trolls, the beings of mud or lava or water or any other such element, the Dryads and Alarunes, the Ghosts and Spirits (involving Zephyrs and Genies), and the various Demon subspecies like Frostiks, Succubi and Incubi, Oni, Yokai, and Gargoyles. They live about 45,000 years.
The Formless are a little more long-lived. Minimum lifespan in that category is 40,000, and that belongs to Absorbintas, the fungus-based life-forms. Higher up are the Slimes, living about 45,000 years on average. Next up are the Chamelaks, life-forms that sink into and blend in with any material, living up to 50,000 years. Last up are the Luminarees. We call them something else. Wanna know? The Divine Ones! Yes, our Gods have a scientific classification. They’re the biological immortals of the Formless.
Last are the Arties. These are the artificial life-forms. Chimeras, living about 10,000 years, are one part while the Golems, only a 5,000 year lifespan, are the other part of this classification.
Well, that’s enough chit-chat! You’ve heard this old fish talk about the basics that make up her profession as a doctor, now let’s see how well YOU handle it! What sort of creature are you on this scale?
(Real World Author’s note. Now that all the lectures are done, I want you to make your own character and give the character’s scientific classification.)