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    169 KB Told you on Saturday that it'd be on Friday, 14:00. Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)14:00 No.6298636  
    Threads 1, 2 and 4: http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive.html?tags=slug
    Thread 3: http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive/6218941/
    Your story so far has been an odd one.

    You were a slug. A slug that suddenly became sapient in the middle of a sinister laboratory filled with white-coated humans. Using your newfound wits, you managed to make your escape down a drain into the magnificent sewage city of a human city, pondering your existence and perhaps the existence of your deity, Slul-Hugoth, as you descended. During your time in the sewers, you managed to befriend a rat that you named Runt using innate telepathic capabilities and you also slew another rat, the entrails of which you consumed. After this feast, you instinctively cocooned yourself and you evolved.

    Your eyes became a little shorter. Your body became a little larger. Your head grew a little bigger. A pair of large fins sprouted out near the front of your body and a pair of smaller fins grew further behind them. Your vomit became a little more acidic. You used all of this to your advantage, eating rat and roach, spider and silverfish alike. You also laid your first batch of eggs and narrowly avoided death by cat, before you decided that it was time to evolve again, after training Runt a little more and leaving him to breed with his new missus.

    This is continued on the next post.
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)14:00 No.6298643
    A gaping maw turned into mandibles. Two large fins became four small waddling legs. Two small fins became two small waddling legs. Your capability for vomit vanished but instead it was replaced with a lethal harpoon. Your fleshy body grew a weak proto-carapace and the spinnerets of a spider. However, that doesn’t matter. What you came back to was not what you left there. Runt and his mate were both slain – by your own children. They appeared to be led by a mysterious figure that shrouded itself in legend – Schmahkah, one of your own children. Hunting down this Schmahkah, you managed to overpower him and consume him, after defeating him in single combat, although he also left you with serious injuries.

    And that is where we left off.

    Your harpoon tongue has been severed. This hurts. The left side of your face has been melted off by Schmahkah’s vomit. This hurts even more. A large and deep puncture wound is also left in one of your shoulders and you are slowly bleeding out due to it. Surprisingly, it doesn’t hurt that much – but it doesn’t mean that the wound isn’t potentially fatal. However, you have won. All that is left of Schmahkah is a bloody stain on the floor and all thirteen – wait, no, twelve – of your children are staring at you in fear. No one dares to challenge you.

    Your action?
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)14:01 No.6298650
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)14:02 No.6298663
    Also, if this is hated enough, then this thread will either be deleted by mods or by myself.

    Saging because I am not adding any further content to the thread with this post. Just inform all those haters out there that if they want this thread gone, they're free to say.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)14:02 No.6298669
    Order your children to attempt to heal you, or at least help somehow
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:03 No.6298675
    eat him
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)14:04 No.6298686
    Is one missing? Or do we really have only 12?

    Have our children hold the others. Web some of them. Eat the ones that are webbed up. This should get us a lot of food and drop our kids down by at least half. Then if we need to, and can, mate with one of them.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)14:04 No.6298687
    Also, find out what powers do you have in common. Do your children have psychic powers aswell ?
    If so, tell them to start brainwashing more rats.
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)14:05 No.6298701
    One of our kids tried to mind control us when we hatched from our cocoon.
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)14:05 No.6298702
    For all you newcomers, your children are identical to your second form. They're approximately six inches long, while you are ten.

    Your children are confused. They apparently need direct orders, the wretches. How would you like them to try and heal you?
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)14:07 No.6298718
    Sorry, this is the first time I play this.
    Tell them to search for medical herbs or algae in the sewer. Find some rats and brainwash them.
    Use some for food, get the others to breed.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)14:08 No.6298744
    Also, ask your children if they laid any egg-batches, if so, destroy them or leave only one batch - we don't want any other rebellion-
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)14:09 No.6298752
    Good thinking
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)14:11 No.6298786
    Your children did not lay any eggs - apparently they have only been around with four days. There's a chance they may have impregnated one another, but no eggs have been laid yet, as far as you know.

    Your children do not know of any medical algae or medical herbs. Those references confuse them. In fact, you don't know of such things either - this is a fairly filthy city sewer. Finding anything with healing properties is probably impossible.

    But as for your other requests - you want to order some to herd rats and some to gather food from the various fishing lines they have built, correct?

    Sorry for the delay - phone rang.
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)14:13 No.6298803
    You could've sworn there were thirteen.
    Now there's only twelve.
    Maybe you were counting Schmahkah as one of your children? You can't remember. Your mind is still ringing from the bloodlust. Recent details are a bit sketchy.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)14:13 No.6298808
    Yes, correct. Send three to find rats and brainwash them and another three to get food.
    Tell the remaining to guard you and attempt to do a metamorphosys.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:14 No.6298822
    We should make sure to take care of this batch and make sure to try and keep control over what they eat and when they are allowed to evolve and grow. We need to make sure that we are the most powerful in the group no matter what.

    If we can force the emotion of fear to where complex human minds are effected by our screams we should see if we can make the children extensions of our self instead of individuals.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:15 No.6298831
    In the short term we are probably safe from further treachery due to the visceral nature of what our immediate children have just witnessed, but a third generation presents a problem for the time being, we need to seriously reconsider how we control further children.

    As a result, seconding >>6298744 , I would consider this most prudent since we've just eaten.

    With regards to the wound, I guess first priority is to arrest the bleeding, anything that could help prevent sepsis or the like would probably kill us. My reccomendation is that we get one of the remaining children to just sit on it for us. Act as a living bandage with about the same fleshy consistency as us.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)14:15 No.6298834
    Of course. We're going to get the BEST food, like the bee queens.
    Also, where are we ? I mean, our location. A short description of it too.
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)14:16 No.6298838
    A metamorphosis requires food - lots of food that you currently lack. And while your less permanant injuries will most likely be healed in the process, an unspecified amount of time will pass.

    The last time you metamorphasized, one of your children became a tyrant and almost killed you - this is Schmahkah we're talking about, of course.

    Who knows what might happen the next time?

    In the end, it is your choice - you may want to be cautious, you may not want to be. The choice is yours.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:16 No.6298842
    our children have vomit ability, use them to cauterize the wounds.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)14:16 No.6298846
    guys, namefag yourself, so we avoid any confusion
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)14:17 No.6298858
    No. There's no need for namefaggotry. Anonymous is welcome.
    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)14:18 No.6298866
    i reiterate
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)14:19 No.6298874
    be carefoul tough. Tell them to use as little vomit as possible.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:19 No.6298882
    We should eat a couple of the children, not infront of the others, but we should eat them to see if it helps us heal, perhaps their similar flesh etc can be used or controlled to fix our damaged spots.

    If not we could web shut some of our open bleeding wounds so we don't bleed to death?
    >> LDT-A Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:19 No.6298886
    Fine then. As author of >>6298831 I am now namefagged as is normal for quest threads.
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)14:19 No.6298887
    I am deeply concerned that we may have another child out there who isn't under our control.
    >> LDT-A 10/16/09(Fri)14:20 No.6298898
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)14:20 No.6298899
    No, we've already eaten the rebel (I think) and it didn't heal us.
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)14:22 No.6298923
    You're just outside your nest. It's a small area of the main sewerline that you have completely webbed over - there's web everywhere and your children find it very difficult to move across the sticky webbing. There are also a dozen fishing lines that you children have built, small lengths of string and floss pulled taut in the water, catching various objects on their lengths, including ragged pieces of discarded food.
    The sewage flow is a few feet wide and there's approximately two feet of walking space on each side of the sewage flow.
    How would you like to deal with the injury? General consesus please.
    >> LDT-A 10/16/09(Fri)14:23 No.6298924
    To iterate this, have one of the children act as a living bandage. Acidic vomit strong enough to cauterise flesh poured directly into an open, flowing wound just seems like a terrible idea.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:24 No.6298945
    If we haven't depleted all our silk, why has no one said silk bandages?
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)14:24 No.6298949
    Try to seal the wounds with web, then try the living bandage method.
    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)14:24 No.6298951
    I still say since the children should have acid spittle get one to use a small amount to cauterize the wounds. it'll hurt but we will live. after that we should begin building a web over the lines to improve their effectiveness and instill reliance on our children
    >> LDT-A 10/16/09(Fri)14:25 No.6298964
    To elaborate on why I think the vomit idea is a bad one: Clearly this wound has an open link into whatever circulatory system we have. We would, through diffusion, be flooding our veins with a liquid that burns on contact. End result, vast swathes of our flesh are consumed by acid from the inside out.
    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)14:26 No.6298970
    by that i mean to enforce the children to rely on us more so
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:27 No.6298979
    Take care of our shit our self, go web closed the wound, and set about finding ourselves some delicious bio mass to feed on.
    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)14:27 No.6298983
    excelent point, and the web idea is better. maybe a small amount of acid as well to fight infection though
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)14:28 No.6298991
    Do we have an infection that is so bad that our antibodies can't repel ?
    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)14:29 No.6299006
    not sure but it is something we have to consider I think
    >> LDT-A 10/16/09(Fri)14:29 No.6299007
    Seconding this since my approach primary came from trying to avoid fucking killing ourselves in the process of dealing with the wound. Webs pretty inert, and should allow the wound to breath a bit and not reduce our range of motion, and if it turns out that it can't stop the blood flow, we haven't actually prevented ourselves from attempting other methods after that.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)14:29 No.6299015
    Make a small web bandage. Acid spit a LITTLE BIT on it, place the web bandage on your wounds.
    Then put a child on it just to be safe.
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)14:30 No.6299024
    You've just eaten, really - so there's a lot of protein already being processed for silk production. To see how well it woks, you try to spin some form of bandage in order to cover your wound and restrict it and... it works reasonably well. The bandaging is almost immediately stained with the dark ichor that is your blood, but the stain does not spread. However, the bandaging is fragile. Any extreme movements and it'll snap - and if the blood hasn't coagulated by then, then the flow will begin anew.
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)14:31 No.6299058
    You have no idea if you have an infection yet. It's only been a matter of minutes since obtaining the wound.
    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)14:32 No.6299062
    we could wait for light scabbing then use a small amount of acid to add further sealing through cauterization. mind you that may still do more harm that good, mostly just throwing out the idea
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)14:32 No.6299070
    Start improving the nest then. Make holes and stuff that our children can enter in more easily, improve fish lines and wait until we completely heal.
    Make our children start brainwashing the rats.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:33 No.6299083
    Heh, stick a kid onto of the silk band aid settle down and get to know this kid a bit while letting the others get on with their lives.
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)14:34 No.6299096
    Eat any insects that are caught in our webbing.

    We need some variety in our diet.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:34 No.6299101
    >the bandaging is fragile. Any extreme movements and it'll snap
    So that probably leaves out hunting and fighting for the time being.
    Praise the loyal children who rounded up the others, and then instruct them to start hunting but to only return food for the commune. Leave a few behind for company.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)14:35 No.6299119
    I second this.
    Also, since we can't do stressful movements, improve our nest and fish lines. That shouldn't be too stressful.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:36 No.6299124
    >Leave a few behind for company.
    and to help with renovations.
    >> LDT-A 10/16/09(Fri)14:36 No.6299125
    Another one of the reasons that I rather fancied the living bandaid concept. If we have one staunch, rabid follower, who genuinely knows us and is concerned with our wellbeing, he can, not neccessarily nullify but at least mitigate the kind of naturally occurring subversive elements that resulted in Schmahkah.
    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)14:36 No.6299126
    indeed we should use web to improve our nest but take it slow as to not aggravate the wound
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)14:37 No.6299137
    Regardless, we need to have something in place to make sure shit doesn't blow up whenever we hibernate.
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)14:38 No.6299148
    Also, OP, I'm assuming, since our son that we ate had combined his DNA into that one being, it counts as one DNA sample for when we later evolve, and not each of the individual DNA samples that he had eaten.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)14:40 No.6299161
    While upgrading the nest, send 3 children to get food for everyone and another 3 to catch rats.
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)14:41 No.6299174
    You begin to gnaw your way through your own webbing, recycling discarded silk by consuming it. You shape small holes, large enough for your young to be able to crawl through. You also begin to reinforce your fishing lines with your own silk - although, you try not to fall into the water. Your bulky form is far from designed for swimming.

    A trio of your young go out hunting for various forms of food - spiders, roachs, silverfish, that sort of thing. You set another trio with the task of taming, implanting small thoughts of what you had done with Runt to teach them. You set another trio with the task of collecting food from the fishing lines and stockpiling it by your side. The remaining trio - they are to remain in your company and you are free to question them as you wish.
    They all obey you eagerly, as if they always have. They're so... submissive. It's almost sad - in a way, Schmahkah was more of your son than these pitiful things. He had ambition that his siblings strangely lack.
    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)14:41 No.6299180
    ok so

    A) living band-aid
    B) use webbing to improve nest
    C) consider possibility of infection

    I think that's were we should go with this

    when we aren't dying and are safe is when we can worry about future safeguards
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:42 No.6299183
    Schmahkah was simply the result of our offspring growing up without a parent figure, filling the vacuum of authority. The rest of the children seem rather obedient if they are given precise instructions before hibernation. Perhaps building up and appointing a favored one as leader in the interim.
    >> LDT-A 10/16/09(Fri)14:42 No.6299188
    Indeed. I guess we would cycle our metamorphoses, with our hypothetical lieutenant slug acting as slug regent until our next awakening. We would need to cover for him though because he'd fail to have a competitive advantage over the others if he didn't metamorphose himself.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)14:42 No.6299193
    We've become the male of the pack OR absorbed a mutation that had controlling pheromones from the rebel.
    Ask your children if you smell different. Ask them what they think of you and if they are happy. Tell them to be honest, too.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:45 No.6299224
    See if the trio by our side has any concept of time. e.g. how long was Schamekh hibernating, how long have they been active, etc.
    Also, see if they know of any other animals or creatures in the area (hint at humans).
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:46 No.6299240
    Two ideas. Tell these three that they are in charge of the others whenever you are not around to give orders, and that they should have ambition for our growing Bloodline as a whole, not for their own individual power.

    Or Make the three of them fight for the honor of being your right hand man. Make the winner consume the other two and -teach- him desire and strength. Even if he eventually bests YOU and takes over for our bloodline as a whole if he manages to kill you he'd might be better for the "hive".
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:47 No.6299248
    As mentioned by someone else, the child that is left stuck over the silk bandage can be bonded with a bit.

    It would be ultimately beneficial to have a "favorite" that acts as a supporter, in order to quell future rebellions.

    Also, try and get one of the children to try and brainwash a pigeon somehow...
    We need a method of travelling somewhere safe and remote...Somewhat of a base of operations.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)14:47 No.6299258
    They do have the concept of time. They said before that they have been alive for 4 days and haven't laid any eggs.
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)14:47 No.6299265
    Have we gotten any new food caught in our web?
    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)14:48 No.6299268
    interesting concept, is our personal goal larger than our self? something that needs to be considered
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)14:49 No.6299281
    We have three personal goals now:
    1) Heal.
    2) Be sure of no more rebellions.
    3) Evolve.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:50 No.6299287
    Incorporate the religion of Slul-Hugth as a way to give the drive to conquer to your children.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:50 No.6299289
    Healing in of itself may be of no use if we can evolve into a new form.

    1. Dont die.
    2. Ensure protection.
    3. Evolve.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:50 No.6299293
    If we are truly ambitious we'd want our bloodline as a whole to grow to become part of the world. If we remember the lab and if we understand we are in a sewer we could know that there is a much larger world our brood could become a part of.... or control.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:51 No.6299296
    for the time being we're the most sentient and ambitious. And effectively the story, too.
    We can groom successors and lieutenants and stand-ins for hibernation, but let's NOT encourage them killing us in our sleep, okay?
    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)14:52 No.6299314
    I think the best thing we can do is consume some of our stockpile and wait as we heal, it will give us a bit more genetic material. maybe attempt to educate our young.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:54 No.6299330
    Falling in the water scares us? Lets eat a fish :P
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)14:55 No.6299343
    You loom over the three remaining with you, staring down at them with your grotesque, half-melted face.
    "Do I smell different?"
    They shrink back briefly, desperately trying to consider an answer that would please you most.
    "No - no, not really."
    "What do you think of me then?"
    They're confused.
    "... You lead us. We follow you because you are likely to lead us to more food and a finer life. It's why we followed Schmahkah. If it weren't for you... Well, we'd be content with eating maggots, really."
    "Well, are you happy, at least?"
    "Yes - we will eat more than we would if you weren't here, and that is all that matters!"
    The one you're questioning seems particularily cheerful about that.
    "What have you seen down here?"
    "Well... Rat... Cockroach... Silverfish... Fly... Spider... Ant... Cat... We've heard creatures even larger than cats wander about, but we've always fled from them."
    "How long has it been since you were born? And since Schmahkah fled to gestate?"
    "It's been eight days since our birth - you were webbing up your tunnel for a long, long time. As for gestating... Schmahkah had been gestating for five days."
    You grab the speaker and pin it to your bandage. It wriggles and struggles - until you demand it to stop struggling. Then, it remains still, covering the injury with its own body.
    Pigeons are not available.
    Primarily flies although a few ants have also been caught near the ground.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)14:55 No.6299345
    I say we wait for the children which we sent capturing rats and food, meanwhile educate the ones with us.
    We must educate them to see us as a god or something like that.
    After they arrive, the "educated" ones educate again the remaining uneducated ones.
    This way, we will ensure their loyalty.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)14:58 No.6299376
    "God-Emperor of the slug-kind"
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:59 No.6299390
    >Pigeons are not available.

    Long-term goal, then?
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:59 No.6299391
    Yes. Educate them. First off, goad the fuckers into thinking. Their simplicity is annoying. Then we should focus on grooming their thoughts such that they worship us to some capacity. We MADE THEM dammit, and dont let them forget it. They came from us, and can be returned from whence they came if we are angered.
    >> LDT-A 10/16/09(Fri)14:59 No.6299395
    So it seems we have a consensus that bandage/fatherson bonding is a good idea.

    I don't support having some kind of battle to the death for this position since at this point all the offspring seem pretty much identical physically and mentally. With the possible exception of whatever rogue child may be running around somewhere. A further impetus to have regent in our absence.

    Prioritise consumption of new prey. Honestly we are going to need to metamorphose before we do anything big, and a metamorphosis without something useful to add to our genes is a metamorphosis wasted.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:59 No.6299397
    Try to instill in them the fact that you were the first and you gave birth to them, and the importance of obeying you and working together as a group.

    Eat all the flies and hope for some bad arse fly wings.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)14:59 No.6299398
    >creatures even larger than cats wander about
    "Do these large creatures ever come close to this location (our web-fort and the surroundings)?
    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)15:00 No.6299403
    once they are educated

    we should find something larger and try to achieve a mass mind control effect
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)15:01 No.6299412
    Blessed the mind too small for doubt.
    They are fine as they are now. If they get too intelligent, they are dangerous.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:01 No.6299417
    Teach the children, but do it while trying to eat. It doesn't matter what we eat, just enough to reach a point where we can evolve and regenerate again. Before doing so, make sure at least half of our children know to accept us as master.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)15:04 No.6299442
    Teach them this:
    2 of them shall eat mostly spiders so we get more base builders.
    2 of them shall eat mantises and other agressive insects and powerful so they gain offensive abilities. Make sure they are the most loyal.
    2 of them shall eat fishes so they can swim.
    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)15:04 No.6299456
    I agree
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:05 No.6299467

    We're living in a sewer, I'd suspect that taking precautions against infection beyond licking our wounds and not swimming in the sewage is kind of a wasted effort. Ain't a clean environment.

    I'd propose building up a stronger cult of personality among our young, impressing our will upon them even more than is currently the case. I'd guess that since they're only first-stage slugs their overall ability is way below our own level for now, since we're third-stage.

    One definite priority is to get them to gather as wide a range of samples of genetic material as possible. Fresh things, raw things, things with traits we can use in the future.

    If we can find a dead hobo somewhere down here, we'll be well on the way to conquering the world.
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)15:06 No.6299471
    There are no fish available in the sewers at the moment.
    You question your companions, staring down at the two while the remaining one on your bandage lies still.
    "Do you know who I am?"
    You recieve thoughts that indicate ignorance - very well, you shall educate them, based up the name you gave yourself in the last thread.
    "I am the Patriarch. I am the prophet of Slul-Hugoth."
    Slul-Hugoth. That was the deity you dreamed up. You're not even sure if it's real or if it's false, but something has to be responsible for your sapience - and that something is not human. You inform your young of this, concealing your doubt as best as you can.
    "I am the prophet of Slul-Hugoth. My word is law. I am law. Those who do not obey do not obey Slul-Hugoth and they will recieve a fate worse than that of the traitor. Do you understand?"
    You recieve thoughts of panicked confirmation from your children. Good!
    Try to teach them of ambition or at the very least, self-reliance - yesno?
    You begin to gather food. You crawl around, collecting and consuming the flies, and eating the rotten trash that the fishing lines have collected. Good. You're becoming full again, slowly but surely. Not quite ready for metamorphosis yet, but you're quite bloated.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:07 No.6299482
    This is cool.
    Reward the loyal workers with food relevant to their position. (they like food). Try it with one first, to see if they retain their loyal stupor after metamorphosis.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:07 No.6299487
    If mantises are available, shouldn't we be let in on some of that? Or are we dedicating most of our next evolution to whatever Schmahkah was?

    In fact, there's something we should know: Does Schmahkah count as a separate organism for evolution purposes?
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)15:08 No.6299497
    before transformating make sure that they will destroy their eggs if they make any.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:08 No.6299505
    >>Try to teach them of ambition or at the very least, self-reliance - yesno?
    Not yet. I don't entirely trust all of the little buggers.
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)15:09 No.6299509
    Have some of our children go out looking for anything "exotic".
    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)15:09 No.6299512
    I think we should begin forming casts workers, soldiers, scouts and gatherers
    >> Slugmon !lOAjr5nRQM 10/16/09(Fri)15:09 No.6299514
    Hey guise did I miss anything big?
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)15:09 No.6299517
    I agree. No ambition.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:10 No.6299531
    Agreed, we have to search for some sort of human. Tell one of the "fighters" to spend most of his time looking for something bigger than a cat, but dead and alert us to its presence.
    Self-reliance yes, but make sure to drill it into their heads that while they are all Slul-Hugoth's children, we are the first and most favored.
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)15:11 No.6299542
    You call for activities to cease once the various trios return to deliver items to the stockpiles.

    Here are your current resources:
    Trash - Lots
    Flies - 15
    Cockroach - 8
    Ants - 7
    Silverfish - 7
    Rats - 5 (Alive and being Trained)
    Spiders - 4
    Toad - 1
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:12 No.6299551
    Indoctrinate a sense of duty, a caste system (worker, hunter, etc.), which involves obedience to the ruling cast (Us). Instruct them that if they continue in their appointed roles, we shall emerge with the capacity to provide more food.
    >> Slugmon !lOAjr5nRQM 10/16/09(Fri)15:12 No.6299557
    Actually, I'll just read up a bit.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:13 No.6299559
    Once we have all our ducks in a row including each child's task, the toad should be used for metamorphosis purposes. Set it aside for us and us alone.
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)15:13 No.6299563
    Eat the entire toad. And some ants.

    Eat some of the rest of the food until we're full enough to evolve. Spread the rest among our kids.

    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)15:13 No.6299567
    The toad is ours, amphibian DNA will make this much simpler
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:13 No.6299568
    I think self-reliance is a big nono

    This needs to be a communal hive, with one patriarch (us)

    I agree with the caste system being established, maybe we can separate the diets of a few groups to get specific traits that are beneficial to their caste. (workers only eat ants and spiders, scouts eat flies, soldiers could eat dead rats for extra size and strength, etc)

    Also, make it a point to reward those of our children that are most loyal/hard working. We will have to show a measure of generosity lest we alienate our children and see another rebellion.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)15:14 No.6299574
    Divide them in the following castes:
    - eats mainly spiders and physically strong creatures.
    - will build and repair our nest.
    - eats mainly strong creatures.
    - will defend the nest and the biggest ones will be our personal guard.
    - eat mainly rats and strong creatures, so they get bigger and strong.
    - will be used as pack animals, but will be also deeply respected. Sortof like cows in India.
    - will eat ?
    - will use psychic powers to mind control other creatures.

    - Only the prophet may mind-control another slug.
    - If the prophet dies, our god will get very pissed and kill EVERYONE.
    - The word of the prophet is absolute truth unless he says it isn't.
    - Each slugs not only works for the prophet but also for every other slug. Everybody helps each other.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:14 No.6299581
    Eat some cockroaches. Might make us harder to kill or something.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:15 No.6299584
    Let's ration.
    Flies - 15 OURS
    Cockroach - 8 maybe the foragers
    Ants - 7 foragers
    Silverfish - 7 ???
    Rats - 5 (Alive and being Trained) ok
    Spiders - 4 OURS, but share with the builders
    Toad - 1 OURS
    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)15:15 No.6299590
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)15:16 No.6299596
    It totally sucks that we lost our harpoon. I hope something like that grows back once we evolve.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:17 No.6299605
    Too much for ourself. Half of the flies are ours, the rest are communal.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)15:17 No.6299608
    Does our intelligence vary depending on what we eat?
    Like, if we eat stupid animals we get dumber.
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)15:17 No.6299609
    Even without evolving, it would grow back eventually.
    Eventually being the keyword here.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:17 No.6299613
    This is great.
    Love the rules.
    Just add ants for the workers/gathers.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:19 No.6299637
    I'd suggest letting them all get a taste of the ants. Ants are social insects. Ants work together. Ants serve the hive. Ants serve the Queen.

    That's us.
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)15:19 No.6299638
    Incorrect, no.

    You're able to choose some aspects of your evolution when you gestate and you also evolve certain traits depending on what you did since your last gestation.

    So, here's what I have so far for what will be eaten:

    1 Toad
    ? Ants
    ? Flies




    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)15:20 No.6299653
    - will eat flies and fast creatures
    - will be used as scouts.

    - Only the prophet may mind-control another slug.
    - If the prophet dies, our god will get very pissed and kill EVERYONE.
    - The word of the prophet is absolute truth unless he says it isn't.
    - Each slugs not only works for the prophet but also for every other slug. Everybody helps each other.
    - A slug may not kill another slug unless authorized by the prophet.
    - Our cattle (rats for the moment) may not be killed carelessly. We must have at least a female and male.
    - Deposition of eggs is forbidden unless allowed by the prophet.
    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)15:21 No.6299660
    Actually I think while psykers would be great I think we should concern our selves with a scout caste

    I think we need to distribute it more evenly, denying food to any of our children is against the hive.

    Trash - Lots misc food
    Flies - 15 Everyone except workers (especially scouts)
    Cockroach - 8 workers/Soldiers
    Ants - 7 workers/Soldiers
    Silverfish - 7 misc food
    Rats - 5 (Alive and being Trained) Don't eat, yet
    Spiders - 4 Soldiers/workers/us
    Toad - 1 us
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:21 No.6299661
    I have to pipe up...

    The mammalian musculature and skeletal structure from the rats is an invaluable resource, and more attention needs to be paid to maximizing the usage of a spine, ribs, and muscles designed for quick movement.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)15:23 No.6299678
    The psyker caste will be developed later when we will understand what will upgrade our psychic powers.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:23 No.6299682
    But we may be able to get that from Schmahkah as opposed to just wasting valuable rat-slaves.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:25 No.6299694
    Perhaps use the physical structure of rats for the hunters? It might help them be better ambush predators.
    Quick moving and pseudo-skeleton to protect vital organs if prey fight back.
    Then train them to hunt in packs, and you have the perfect hunter caste.
    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)15:25 No.6299704
    true but I don't know if we want to feed them our pet rats
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)15:26 No.6299710
    We must concentrate on making them breed, then when we will have a decent supply of rats we will start eating them systematically.

    Educate the present children about the laws and then eat the toad and then as much trash as we can then evolve, with the children guarding us.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:26 No.6299712
    Don't forget Engineers to feed on spiders.
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)15:26 No.6299715
    3 Scouts:

    3 Workers:

    3 Gatherers:

    3 Spiders:
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:27 No.6299725
    Personally, I vote for a Social Democratic state - all goods are shared within the colony, and all important decisions are voted on. You have the power to veto an idea, which can be overturned by a 3/4ths majority. Of course, you serve your position for life, being the first leader and prophet of Slul-Hugoth. After your death, however, a new leader is chosen from the colony. Also, once we grow a bit more, we will have an elected congress which votes on issues (unless we develop our psychic abilities to a point sufficient enough to allow every slug a vote on every issue.
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)15:27 No.6299727
    Also, how many of your children do you want to gestate and when?
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:27 No.6299728

    Perhaps, but there are TONS of rats out there for the taking.
    The payoff of experimenting with the rat biomass is worth the risk of being deprived of a few slaves.
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)15:28 No.6299733
    Also - the last bit is meant to say "three soldiers".

    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)15:28 No.6299739
    Add in some ants to their menù.
    Make them evolve in batches of 3, each caste every turn.
    We will be the first ones, starting evolving soon.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:29 No.6299745
    3 Scouts:

    3 Workers:

    3 Gatherers:

    3 Spiders:

    that's what i say, bro
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)15:29 No.6299747
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:29 No.6299752
    Engineer - Spiders
    Scout - Flys
    Hunter/Forager - Roach and silverfish, maybe some spider.
    Patriarch - Toad

    Everybody gets ant for general foraging and obedience.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)15:30 No.6299755
    Good point. Let's eat a rat, then.
    Warriors eat mantises and rats.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:30 No.6299757
    don't gestate any of them until after we've finished our own gestation.

    We don't want any surprise uber-kids when we're still all beat up and shit.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:30 No.6299760
    This works, but I still think that we should have some flies to see if we can develop wings.
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)15:30 No.6299761
    Good idea with the ant = hive.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:32 No.6299778
    This, but everybody gets some ant.
    If not enough, then the workers and foragers.
    I dunno about the last three though.
    Rat is optional
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:32 No.6299779

    The only reason i recommend this is because, eventually, all totalitarian societies are overthrown. It'll only be a matter of time before the slug French Revolution happens.
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)15:32 No.6299781
    Too much discussion, not enough DOING.

    Scout (Evolving 1 at a time):

    Workers (Evolving 1 at a time):

    Gatherers (Evolving 1 at a time):

    Soldiers (Evolving 1 at a time):


    Is everyone agreed on this layout? It seems to be what you're all in favour of.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)15:33 No.6299784
    No, we made it like the Islam. They won't rebel, it's religious.
    >> Phai !!FMaqKZb6MY8 10/16/09(Fri)15:34 No.6299797
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)15:34 No.6299798
    Make them evolve in batches of 3, an entire caste every time.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:34 No.6299801
    Sounds good.
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)15:34 No.6299803
    Let's do it already.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:34 No.6299808

    There's a shitton of infighting in Islam, bro. Sunni, Shiites, terrorists, moderates... not conducive to a functioning society, as the state of the Middle East has proven.
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)15:34 No.6299810
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:35 No.6299812
    One per day, alternating classes.
    That's a one-day separation between hatching, to determine loyalty and eat rebellion as needed.
    Start with one of the "lower" worker/gather classes that should be easier to kill if anything goes wrong.
    >> Slugmon !lOAjr5nRQM 10/16/09(Fri)15:35 No.6299814

    Do it up.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)15:35 No.6299819
    We can still change it later when we get more numerous.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:37 No.6299832
    Indeed. Out word is law, any changes can be made at any time at our discretion.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:37 No.6299833
    This is ok.
    One per day, alternating classes.
    That way over 1/2 of our colony is functioning at any time.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)15:38 No.6299841
    Let's review the rules:
    - Thou shall not may mind-control another slug, unless allowed by the prophet.
    - If the prophet dies, our god will get very pissed and kill EVERYONE.
    - The word of the prophet is absolute truth unless he says it isn't.
    - Each slugs not only works for the prophet but also for every other slug. Everybody helps each other.
    - Thou shall not kill another slug unless authorized by the prophet.
    - Our cattle (rats for the moment) may not be killed carelessly. We must have at least a female and male.
    - Thou shallt not indulge in the making of eggs, unless allowed by the prophet.
    - Thou shall not eat another slug, unless allowed by the prophet.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:38 No.6299842

    Sunni-Shiite split happened relatively soon after Islam's founding, right after Muhammad's death. In this setting, we're Muhammad. When we die, the same thing could happen.
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)15:39 No.6299857
    Can we stop talking about religious sects and play this fucking quest.

    God damn.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:39 No.6299859
    But then we're dead, so what does it matter? Take control of one faction's leader!
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)15:40 No.6299864
    Also including a bit of rat in your own diet.

    You pack away the food, preserving it in particular orders, saying exactly who is going to be eating what, so that no one gestates early. You decide that you will want your soldiers to gestate with you - so that when you awaken, you will have a fine force of soldiers ready for action.
    Then, you feast yourself. Rat, spider, fly, ant, toad... You eat it all. You gorge yourself and then you gorge yourself on the trash that your lines have caught. You feast and feast and feast until your body is covered in a disgusting ichor that you have subconsciously sweated out. You feel sleepy, tired... Your future soldiers are in a similar condition to you, practically cocoons already. You head toward a secure, partially hidden cubby hole in your section of the sewer. You rest. You sleep. You grow. You change.

    You evolve.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:40 No.6299867
    >>- If the prophet dies, our god will get very pissed and kill EVERYONE
    I love all of these rules, but this is great.
    This will be mealtime conversation while they eat the "good shit."
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)15:43 No.6299896
    Here's my suggestion:

    60% evolve / 40% grow

    Frog 30%
    Spider 30%
    Rat 30%

    The rest I don't really care about. But keeping the levels for evolution at 30% should keep us form inheriting too many downsides.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)15:43 No.6299898
    Ah I forgot, explain the children why are you programming their eating schedule and everything.
    "I'm doing it for our own future's sake, not only mine, but yours aswell.
    We must start thinking of the future, and thanks from a vision of our god I have understood what to do."
    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)15:44 No.6299908
    sounds good
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:44 No.6299913

    we need some ant, too; hopefully enough to form a hive mind.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:45 No.6299922
    I vote for 60/40 evo/growth, but with 50% toad, 50% Schmahkah. If that isn't possible, your plan works.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:45 No.6299923
    If not a hive mind, at least genetic loyalty/infertility in our children, to make us absolutely necessary. Also PROPORTIONATE ANT STRENGTH.
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)15:45 No.6299928
    You've got 100%. You need to allocate this between Growth and Evolution. Growth increases size. Evolution increases likelyhood of new traits.

    You've got 100%. You need to allocate this between the follow species:
    UNIQUE: Finslug
    UNIQUE: Schmahkah
    Brown Rat
    Blow Fly
    Common Toad
    Giant House Spider
    Stenamma Debile Worker Ant
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)15:46 No.6299933
    OH WAIT, I forgot.

    Also 30% of the DNA from our son that we ate. We DEFINITELY want some of that.
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)15:47 No.6299942
    60% evolve / 40% grow

    Frog 30%
    Spider 30%
    Rat 30%
    Sakawhatever 30%
    Ant 10%
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:47 No.6299949
    So we can't do 80% toad and 50% rat, for example, like before.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:48 No.6299955
    Proportionate ant strength sounds neat.

    60% evolution
    40% growth
    Evolution 40% Schmahkah, 30% toad, 30% ant.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)15:48 No.6299957
    20 shmanaha
    40 brown rat
    10 toad
    10 finslug
    20 blowfly
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)15:48 No.6299965
    Sorry for the confusion, guys.

    From now on, we're fixing on the "100%, allocate it" thing instead of "0-100%, how much do you want"
    >> Slugmon !lOAjr5nRQM 10/16/09(Fri)15:49 No.6299971

    Even, 50:50 Evolution and Growth

    UNIQUE: Finslug 30%
    UNIQUE: Schmahkah 15%
    Brown Rat 40%
    Blow Fly 0%
    Common Toad 40%
    Giant House Spider 30%
    Stenamma Debile Worker Ant 50%

    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)15:49 No.6299973
    { UNIQUE: Finslug 25
    UNIQUE: Schmahkah 25 } to ensure to retain mental ablities
    Brown Rat 10
    Blow Fly 5
    Common Toad 30
    Giant House Spider 5
    Stenamma Debile Worker Ant
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:49 No.6299974
    40% Schmahkah
    30% Common Toad
    30% Brown Rat

    Just my 2 cents.
    since we've anointed ourselves as the prophet, we better damn well look the part.
    Toad bits for jumping and kickass sticky tongue
    Rat bits for larger size and the durability of a skeleton
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)15:50 No.6299979
    Ok. My suggestion, then.

    60% evolve / 40% grow

    Frog 30%
    Spider 10%
    Rat 10%
    Sakawhatever 40%
    Ant 10%
    >> SP Y34 10/16/09(Fri)15:50 No.6299982

    Evolve. We must become better. Size we can work on later, once we have desired traits.

    I vote for toad as our key change. It's ability to swim and great leaping ability will be useful for hunting, combat, and survival. Plus, the extra long sticky tongue may make our harpoon all the more dangerous.
    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)15:50 No.6299990
    { UNIQUE: Finslug 25
    UNIQUE: Schmahkah 25 } to ensure to retain mental ablities
    Brown Rat 10
    Blow Fly 5
    Common Toad 20
    Giant House Spider 5
    Stenamma Debile Worker Ant 10

    forgot about the ant
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:50 No.6299992
    UNIQUE: Finslug
    UNIQUE: Schmahkah - 40%
    Brown Rat
    Blow Fly - 20%
    Common Toad - 20%
    Giant House Spider - 20%
    Stenamma Debile Worker Ant -

    Flying muscle-bound web and acid spitting harbinger of doom.
    >> Slugmon !lOAjr5nRQM 10/16/09(Fri)15:51 No.6299994

    Even, 50:50 Evolution and Growth

    UNIQUE: Finslug 15%
    UNIQUE: Schmahkah 15%
    Brown Rat 15%
    Blow Fly 0%
    Common Toad 20%
    Giant House Spider 10%
    Stenamma Debile Worker Ant 25%
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)15:51 No.6299995
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:51 No.6299997
    I agree with this. Focus a little more on refining abilities than growth, and don't spread the evolutionary influences too thin.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:51 No.6300006
    Finslug was one of the kids we ate in the last thread or so right? One of those measly maggots with nothing good, really?
    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)15:52 No.6300012
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)15:53 No.6300017
    Finslug is what you were during Stage 2.
    If you want to gain any traits that you had during that stage, try and evolve them.
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)15:53 No.6300019
    Guys, Finslung isn't anything too special. It's what we were. Same with most of the other samples except Schalahfljakjdkfkljfkljas and Frog.
    >> Slugmon !lOAjr5nRQM 10/16/09(Fri)15:53 No.6300021

    I believe the finslug is ourselves 2nd gestation, where we received fins from silverfish
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)15:54 No.6300038
    I agree with this.
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)15:54 No.6300042
    Evo 60% / 40% Gro

    30% Schmahkah
    30% Toad
    20% Rat
    20% Ant

    All you folks out there okay with this?
    >> Slugmon !lOAjr5nRQM 10/16/09(Fri)15:55 No.6300051

    Yeah, sounds good.
    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)15:55 No.6300053
    lets go 80/20 less grow more evolve
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:55 No.6300056
    Seems fair.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:55 No.6300057
    also agree, doooo it
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)15:55 No.6300060
    Actually, the fins were grown because it was your progress towards developing limbs.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:55 No.6300066
    Toad and Schmahkah should be our greatest concerns. The toad could give wonderful amphibious abilities that will help immensely in this environment. Get PLENTY of Shmahkah in us as well. We want to strengthen out mental powers. Who needs subordinates when we could have mind slaves?
    >> Slugmon !lOAjr5nRQM 10/16/09(Fri)15:56 No.6300073
    Actually, I just wnat to get this thing rolling. Anything around these lines with traits are O.K. with me.
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)15:56 No.6300078

    >> LDT-A 10/16/09(Fri)15:57 No.6300085
    People, do keep in mind it seems that we only have the DNA from a worker ant. Strange rules but it seems we may need to acquire a queen ant to assimiliate.

    Brown Rat - 20%
    Common Toad - 20%
    House Spider - 20%
    Shmahkah - 20%
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:57 No.6300086
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    Proceed fine sir. I eagerly await our new form!
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)15:57 No.6300088
    I agree with this.80/20. We can grow later.
    >> Slugmon !lOAjr5nRQM 10/16/09(Fri)15:57 No.6300094
    Haha, toad brought something back in my mind.

    CloverSlug shall dominate.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:57 No.6300095
    I agree, we can worry about size later, the issue at hand is evolution. If we grow any more we could become a more attractive target to even larger creatures, but if we remain a small but highly evolved creature we can have greater time to cultivate our surroundings.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:58 No.6300100
    Sounds perfect.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)15:58 No.6300108
    So most people like toad and Schmahkah, right?
    I'd hate to give up spider, and branching into fly(ing) would be cool.
    The glorious leader doesn't really need the ant since we already have psychic powers of suggestion and communication.
    Rat is pretty bland at this point, and Schmahkah's cat DNA pretty much takes care of anything a rat may have had.
    Is this where most of are in thinking?
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)15:59 No.6300114
    rats is for bones.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:00 No.6300121
    I wanted less ant (like 0) but the masses have spoken, it seems.
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)16:00 No.6300122
    Frogs have bones too.
    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)16:00 No.6300126
    yea not so worried about the numbers focus on evolution not growth and absorb primarily toad and Schmahkah
    >> Slugmon !lOAjr5nRQM 10/16/09(Fri)16:00 No.6300128

    And we dont want fly DNA, because exoskeletens and cheap wings are just horrible to have. Wait until we catch a bird.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:00 No.6300130
    Yes, this is good. What Bio posted last will work, minus rat and spreading the rest of the free DNA to everything else.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)16:01 No.6300133
    We're still in the sewers, flying won't be useful.
    Also, if we flied out of the sewers we might be a more attractive target for birds or other creatures.
    It's easier to see something flying around you than something crawling near you.
    >> LDT-A 10/16/09(Fri)16:01 No.6300135
    Thirding this motion. Our telepathic capabilities are capable of keeping us on top of anything in this "size class" but this may change if we become the size of the average dog. Certainly we can effect larger animals but we won't be able to do what we did to Schmahkah. Also, movement in the tunnels might get hard soon.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:02 No.6300140
    Cats are made to wander through vast open spaces and have a physiology that reflects that. Also, they're carnivorous.
    Rats, on the other hand, are made for fast movement in confined spaces and can eat virtually anything.
    Rat is superior in this case.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:02 No.6300141
    I disagree. Fly wings may be more fragile, but give us infinitely better mobility than a bird. A bird needs open spaces, a fly can take off anywhere and move in any direction.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:03 No.6300157
    Needs more venomous, flying sewer creature with tentacles and telepathy.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:03 No.6300159
    excellent point, I suppose there are better flyers than flys, and after a certain size, flying isn't feasible.
    >> Slugmon !lOAjr5nRQM 10/16/09(Fri)16:03 No.6300165

    Is that so... Well, I think bio is already coming up with something. Next time.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)16:03 No.6300166
    You forget that a fly is much smaller than us.
    To fly we'd need wings as big as a birds' and they would be a big, no, huge weakpoint.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:05 No.6300178
    And exactly how big would that be? We may need to break out into the world beyond the sewers at some point, and flying would help.

    Picture a telepathic pterodactyl with a harpoon tongue and clawed arms in addition to wings.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:06 No.6300189
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    This is why I love you guys.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)16:06 No.6300191
    I suppose so, but we can always evolve wings later.
    I personally am waiting to catch a crocodile into the sewers.
    >> LDT-A 10/16/09(Fri)16:06 No.6300193
    However they will never, even if scaled up, support something of our size.
    >> Slugmon !lOAjr5nRQM 10/16/09(Fri)16:07 No.6300196

    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:07 No.6300200
    Yes, once we finish evolution our first priority should be to find the biggest dead thing out there and eat it. Crocodile, snake, dog, hobo, whatever.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:07 No.6300203
    I don't see how flight is worthwhile at this point, or any time in the foreseeable future. I mean, we'd have to get out of the sewers before seeing much advantage period, considering the cramped and low-ceilinged nature of the place. We'd have to run rather light to be able to take off, bypassing valuable defensive potential. And, of course, a flying target might well attract far more attention (and bullets) than we are prepared to handle.
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)16:07 No.6300205
    Me too, me too.
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)16:08 No.6300216
    You awaken. You're used to it by now. This time, the shell doesn't slowly crackle as you struggle break free. It shatters as you burst out with a roar.

    Your mouth. No longer do you have a pair of mandibles - they appears to have reformed into a set of needle-like teeth in a gaping maw. Not quite the impressive gnashers that your son possessed - but still, quite intimidating. Your eight eyes have merged into four, bulbous, hooded eyes. Your harpoon appears to have grown back with a strong, muscular tongue. Your body is now rather slimy, its chitin having been weakened - it has regressed back towards a rough hide. Your body structure is like that of a bulldog - you have a large, heavy body but four squat, powerful legs, each of them tipped with lethal looking claws connected by webbing. You used to have six legs, however, and the central pair have shrunk, having folded in towards your chest - practically useless at this rate. Your spinnerets have also increased in size, along with you, although it's no longer in a position where you can throw webbing - only weave. Finally, your white hue finally seems to be changing - you're becoming a meaty pink colour and beneath your skin, you feel... bones. Proper bones.

    The situation is, almost unfortunately, just like how you left. Your three children that you have designated soldiers - Zovut, Menya and Shnur are their names - are struggling to escape from their cocoons, while your seven other children gaze at you in awe. Hm. It seems like two died in your absense.

    What action do you wish to take?
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:08 No.6300219
    Wings are not of critical importance, we can focus on becoming a bad ass dragon by eating a few lizards and a few bats when our main concern isn't what version of shit will fall off the wall and on to our head.

    The main concern is to build the hive, and let it thrive, we should seek characteristics of a Hive like creature [ants / spiders / insects /etc] in order to build a strong base. foundation. Exotic things will come, we must give them time.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:09 No.6300227
    Go high enough and people will think we're just a vulture or something.

    The couple birdwatchers that zoom in on us will probably just start looking for a gas leak.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)16:11 No.6300236
    Demand explanation for the 2 dead.
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)16:11 No.6300242

    That is assuming their bodies are there. If there are no bodies, assume nothing, and ask where they are in case they went awol.

    But if the bodies are there, eat. Then swim.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:11 No.6300244
    Wait for the soldiers to break out and ask how the two died, not to mention what the surroundings are like.
    >> Slugmon !lOAjr5nRQM 10/16/09(Fri)16:11 No.6300246

    Interrogate the slugs as to why two are dead, or have gone missing. Then feast on some resources. We must be starving, after just gestating.
    >> LDT-A 10/16/09(Fri)16:12 No.6300249
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:12 No.6300253
    Greet children gloriously, interrogate soldiers for loyalty.
    Find something to eat (kids love food).
    And prepare for second class to evolve (spiders)
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)16:12 No.6300254
    Also, ask for how much you've been into the cocoon.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:12 No.6300259
    Agreed a proper explanation for all events while we are out cold is going to be needed.
    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)16:13 No.6300267
    offer recompense and asses what caste the two that died were intended for. offer another session of education before begin to work on the evolution of the remaining young
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:13 No.6300268
    We should only eat enough to keep us full for now. Remember, there may be something big coming up that we can eat.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:14 No.6300277
    How big are we now?
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:14 No.6300284
    Greet children gloriously, interrogate soldiers for loyalty, then determine general events.
    >> Slugmon !lOAjr5nRQM 10/16/09(Fri)16:15 No.6300289

    Of course.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:16 No.6300298
    OH MY GOD we are so awesome and huge. We are SUCH the alpha male. We're beyond alpha male. Fuck, what letter comes before alpha?
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:17 No.6300303
    Reward the loyal youngins with feelings of pride, joy and reverential awe.

    They have been true to us, and so we are pleased with them. We can quiz them about what happened to the other two while the warrior slugs hatch, there's time enough for that.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:17 No.6300312
    ITT what spore should have been.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:19 No.6300326
    This is cool. Almost forgot about projecting emotions.
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)16:21 No.6300347
    "Patriarch! It's only been eight days, do not worry!"

    Now that you look around, you notice that most of webbing has been torn down - although there's traces of it where it was before. The fishing lines have also only recently been reconstructed.

    "Zerkov died to a cat and Halpitz... Halpitz... Man came down with canine! Canine ate Halpitz whole! Man tore this place apart! There was nothing that we could do about it!"

    Finally, your three soldiers - the companions that you had chosen for yourself - break out.
    Zovut appears to have developed four legs and a very thin fur coating over its flesh. It still has its old slug eyestalks, however, and it also possesses mandibles.
    Menya has a segmented body complete with chitin - but also has four legs, leading to a rather awkward stride. Menya also possesses mandibles and a pair of narrow, beady eyes.
    Shnur looks a bit different. The rat-slug body of Zovut, except with six legs. It possesses a long, agile tail and even ears - it also has a gaping, toothed maw and compound eyes.
    >> Bill Murray !!WYG9L8p7tJh 10/16/09(Fri)16:23 No.6300361
    Let's hunt some bigger game.
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)16:23 No.6300362
    Fifteen inches long.
    Your new legs raise you seven inches off of the ground.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:23 No.6300370
    Man. FUCK.
    We're relocating.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)16:23 No.6300371
    We must escape from this place. If the dog has got our smell it can track us. We must go into a deep pipe or something like that, with really little ways in and out.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:24 No.6300378
    A human knows of our location? It is time for an exodus.

    Gather everyone and tell them that we must find a new home. Wander the sewers until we find either a corpse of something none of us have seen before or a small hole that can fit all of us and then some.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:24 No.6300380
    We're getting quite large.
    >> Phai !!FMaqKZb6MY8 10/16/09(Fri)16:25 No.6300394
    find and devour the human
    with the discovery of our nest they will surly return
    maybe impregnate one of the non warriors before we leave
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:25 No.6300400
    Inquire more about the man.
    Which direction did he come from, for example.
    So we can go deeper into the opposite.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:26 No.6300410
    I agree we must hide from man. He is our enemy but we must plan carefully to defeat him or all will be lost. Question them as to if he took notice of us or just his dog did, and how long ago
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)16:26 No.6300413
    are our new soldiers strong enought to chip off walls ?
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:26 No.6300414
    Praise them for surviving the man's intrusion, and instruct them that it is time to leave this place, for now - still time for the brood to gather strength, to grow and evolve. We cannot do that here, not now that the humans are aware of our lair. We'll need to find somewhere that's harder for them to get to, someplace they and their dogs won't fit, and yet which still provides adequate food for us.

    How is the rat-farming coming along?
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:27 No.6300419
    At some point, the two-foot bulldog that weaves spiderwebs is going to draw some attention to itself....
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:27 No.6300420
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    Aw shit, I missed the new Slug Quest!

    And now it's on the tip of autosaging!
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:28 No.6300428
    I don't think we can quite take a human just yet. However...

    If our only goal is to get some bites of him, we can make like leeches. Hide in water, latch on to his ankle, take a nibble, run.
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)16:28 No.6300440
    No, that would cause a shitstorm and attract tons of humans in the sewers.
    "I've been bitten by something really weird in there!"
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:29 No.6300452
    Wait...what is all this metamorphosing doing to our sexual traits? Are we still hermaphroditic or are we going to have to manage our sexes so we can continue to breed?
    >> PaperJack 10/16/09(Fri)16:30 No.6300455
    Can we kill the cat ?
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:30 No.6300456
    The last thing we want is attention.
    A stray cat here and there is okay, but let's not start rumors about the dog-spider and his army of leeches.
    >> Magosis 10/16/09(Fri)16:31 No.6300471
    We need find out more about what direction, how long ago and if he actually noticed us or just his dog did, if it was just the dog we might be alright for a while
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:31 No.6300480
    Good point. Schmahkah was decidedly male, and we did absorb quite a bit of him.
    More info on human while examining own sexual organs.
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:31 No.6300484
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    >Zovut appears to have developed four legs and a very thin fur coating over its flesh. It still has its old slug eyestalks, however, and it also possesses mandibles.
    >Menya has a segmented body complete with chitin - but also has four legs, leading to a rather awkward stride. Menya also possesses mandibles and a pair of narrow, beady eyes.
    >Shnur looks a bit different. The rat-slug body of Zovut, except with six legs. It possesses a long, agile tail and even ears - it also has a gaping, toothed maw and compound eyes.
    >> Bio !LzFfkxZBAY 10/16/09(Fri)16:32 No.6300491
    New thread:
    >> Anonymous 10/16/09(Fri)16:33 No.6300500

    It's feasible - with a combination of webbing, hamstringing and surprise we could perhaps knock a human into the sewer flow and subdue it long enough to drown, but the attention that would draw would totally not be worth it.

    That's the problem with humans - not only are they smart, but they work together.

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