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Thread Contributor: Errant StoryErrant Story Vox whitelist application
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About You

What is your Byond key?
Errant Story

How long have you been playing on Persistence?

For a good few months now, probably not the most well known player but I do spend a lot of time on the server.


What are the names of your better-known characters?

Sain Torin, the doctor who refused to allow the once NT Medbay to be closed down an abandoned, regardless of how empty the station was at the time. Many long hours spent working chemistry, the morgue, general medicine and surgery on and off in what was for a while an almost entirely single man operation.


About The Species



What alien species are you applying for?

Vox! Everyone's favorite strange bird-lizard creatures of strange and wondrous design. That's generally answered by my opening subject, but it never hurts to mention again that I'm looking to play a strange alien with a equally strange mindset.



How does playing an alien differ from playing a human, and how will you represent this ingame?

 Every alien species generally brings it's own mix of play style into the RP. Vox follow an almost unquestionable sense of "big brother is watching" with the Auralis to make things short and sweet. Anyone who's goal to play a Primalis should know that their character has a job, and is trained to do that one job to the best of their provided abilities. There's also a deep sense of connection to other vox, a shoal consists of generally speaking all vox in a centralized location, on a ship, station, the like. Other vox are to be treated as 'family', even if there's no real genetic ties.


Why do you want to play as the alien species?

The RP on the station could use a mix up in it's current style. Most of the station consists of Humans and Unathi. There used to be one vox, but I saw them very sparingly and it was safe to say that they were seen as more of a 'meme'  (builds turret, eats rotten organs and sleeps in a chest). While that's a good character with interesting things going on, I'd love to see a more varied branch of races getting more into the mix of RP, bringing their racial views and styling into the light.

[b][b]What are some example names for the alien species?[/b][/b]

Vox names vary from even more than what I've seen in most races across Space Station 13. They're almost addressed more as a signifying gutteral cawing that's adjusted by humans and the like into something short and effective. More like their own in many cases. Examples might be more from experimental rolls of my fingers across the keyboards, but to get that harsh "cawing" style that seems prevalent a bit of adjustment is needed. 
Here's a few ideas: Bokkiscraaw, Irikikiali, Tarakaeinka

Summarize what you know about the species.

Vox are a complicated race to whom most races find them more a patchwork guessing game than have real answers on what to expect. Their technological level is generally considered advanced, though it's unsure if that's because of their lengthy survival as a race, or that they've collected a vast array of dead civilization tech and haphazardly pushed all the buttons until they found out how it worked. Vox are also strict followers of their social hierarchy, you'll never see a Primalis question or backtalk the Auralis who makes demands of them. To do so would put their entire being at risk in short order, and who wants to be wiped clean and become a living shell again? 
It's also important to stress again the importance of knowing their place in the world, if they're security vox, or a chef, or a janitor.. you can bet they're going to be the best damn chef or janitor the station has ever seen, even if they're confounded by the idea of injecting people with medications and how that would even work.



[b][b]Provide an example character bio for your xeno character.[/b][/b]

[b][b]While I can't take all of the credit, Iiskriani the Hero and myself played around on discord with the idea of at least one vox that might provide some humor to the station as well as be a legitimate RP character in it's own right.[/b][/b]

[b][b] While the name of the actual vox might differ "Boxxisroxx" was a humorous take on the idea of an EMT-based Vox. Once a package or shipment based Vox, said being was wiped for perhaps not following her duties well, or questioning it's auralis. No one can say for sure, not even Box, seeing as how she was wiped clean of her previous knowledge. Not being used to heal and escort the injured, Rox seems to care little for the organization or sorting of things. Yet she still appears to have some base attachement to boxes themselves. It makes EMT work enjoyable for her, seeing as she carries injured people to the medbay and places them into a safe little scanny-box that shows what exactly is wrong with them. Perhaps followed up with a lay down in the sleepy-box to recover from a long day's space exposure.[/b][/b]

[b][b]For the life of her she can't seem to figure out why boxes are just so nice.[/b][/b]
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