Anthropomorphic characters are rising in popularity, and are a common choice for player characters in many role-plays. The word anthropomorphic refers to anything that isn't human having human characteristics. With that in mind, your challenge is to create your own anthropomorphic character based on the below criteria, one that deviates from the "normal" Wolf-people, Cat-people, etc. Challenge #1 Your character must be a water-based creature (dolphins, jellyfish, sea snakes, you name it). You must try to deviate from the mermaid stereotype. You will use this character sheet: Name: Gender: Animal/Species: No need for the scientific name, just tell us the animal Age: Habitat: Salt water, coral reef, river, lake, etc. Physical Description Picture: Bonus points if it's hand-drawn. This isn't about your skill as an artist, it's about exercising your mind! Appearance: a detailed description; right down to the last scale Pros: What physical advantages does your character have? Cons: What physical disadvantages does your character have? Emotional/Mental Description Personality What is your individual character like? Role: What role do they play in society? Ambition: What does your character want to achieve in life? BONUS The Entire Race Background: How did your race come to be? Lifestyle: What does your race do to stay alive? Do they travel together? Are there any specific professions they are known for? Your Character Regrets: Does your character have any regrets? Religion: Does your character follow a religion? Racism: Has your character experienced an racism?