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It has been suggested that Zenkrishans have no instinctive sense of right and wrong, and that they must rely on written law to keep order in their society. Zenkrishans are confused by this criticism, seeing little distinction between morality and obedience.
Alien August competition entry by Johnson Borrero.
The yzaz are a sapient species from the planet Gan, a warm, tide-locked world around the red dwarf sun Ir.
After their coming of age ceremony, every Rhajk’ar chooses one of the three paths: battle, enlightenment or craftsmanship. They are assigned to a caste and their horns are painted in the color of their choice.
In their early days on Verid, the Veridux were a tribal race, existing nomadically, moving from place to place setting up fires and tepees forged from the plentiful organic materials on the surface.
They are a species of immortals, designed by their omnipotent creators to maintain certain functions in this universe. They are the boogie men spacefarers tell tales of on their long voyages.
Protected by a stable gravity bubble just inside the Void’s event horizon, the Void People have built a utopian city of boundless beauty. They can never leave, but no one can ever threaten them either.
The terrifying giant pulled back her cheek membrane, revealing curving mandibles etched with tribal insignia. She let out series of clacks and staccato rasps and emitted a pair of dissonant hoots from her fully-extruded breathing tubes.
The third in this series of descriptive alien encounters, written and illustrated by Cory Trego-Erdner.
Many decades ago, I became quite close friends with a puyg. Muynurt, his name was. Quite an important official on his homeworld, actually.
The first in a series of illustrated articles by Cory Trego-Erdner describing close and personal encounters with an array of strange and interesting alien creatures.
The Skrav either destroy or enslave. That is their way.
A species of scavengers native to Tetra V.
Sent to us by Stephen Landry as an entry to the Alien August competition.
Greedy, stupid, short-tempered and primitive, Gublorghas have a habit of eating their own offspring.
Cooties resemble man sized fresh water hydras. They normally swim within the subterranean lakes of liquid sulfur and other molten chemicals on Io using echolocation to find their way and hunt for prey.
Xenosimias, as its name (“strange primate”) implies, is something of an alien analogue for a monkey.
Within a distant galaxy lie three warring space faring civilizations: The Nyrian Socialist Federation, Qathurn Empire, and United Ythr Republic.
Two species with a symbiotic relationship.
Submitted by Jimmy Ng as an entry to the Alien August competition.
The Whoosians are a species of sapient amphibians native to the planet Choralorafax. They produce and release a virus from glands in their armpits, which acts as a natural defense mechanism.
An ancient civilization native to Mars which went extinct several million years ago.