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Old Sep 23 2005, 08:09 PM   #17
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Default Re: Favourite aliens in planet pirates/Dinosaur planet

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Originally Posted by Cheryl
Anyone else notice that Anne and Co. stuck with earth animal archetypes for all the aliens, with the exception of Thek and Wefts?

Brachians = monkeys/simians
Bronthin = horses
Gurnsan = cows
Ryxi = birds
Ssli = hmm, similar to sea anenome, I think
unnamed tortoise species
You forgot the lizardlike Seti.

I tend to do that, too, in my own Sci-fi series. Though, I don't have horses, monkeys, cows, or sea anenomes. But, I do have birds, lizards, frogs, insects, cats, and shrews among others. I also have something like a space-dwelling sting ray.
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