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Human

Basic Information

Anatomy & Morphology

A Human body consists of the torso, two arms, two legs, the neck and the head. Humans are bipedal, walking on only their legs. Humans experience sexual dimorphism, with males typically being slightly larger and having a greater capacity for muscle mass, and females having wider hips and breasts on their upper torso.

Genetics and Reproduction

Humans reproduce sexually, giving birth to live young, with a gestation period of three seasons. Most Human women give birth to a single child per pregnancy.

Growth Rate & Stages

From approximately the age of ten to twelve years, varying per individual, a Human will experience puberty, a process over the course of five to six years in which their reproductive organs reach maturity. The most notable difference are males starting to grow hair on their face, and females developing breasts. At the end of puberty, typically at the age of sixteen, a Human is considered mature.

Dietary Needs and Habits

Humans are omnivorous, capable of eating a variety of plant and animal material. Different cultures of Human typically develop different diets and ways of acquiring their food.

Biological Cycle

Humans are biologically unnaffected by the seasons, although culturally they tend to spend more time indoors during colder seasons.

Additional Information

Facial characteristics

A Human’s face has as its most notable features a nose, mouth and pair of eyes. Mature males typically grow hair around their mouth and chin.

Geographic Origin and Distribution

Humans mostly populate central and northern Ecus, although Humans found elsewhere aren’t uncommon

Average Intelligence

Human intelligence varies a lot per individual, and the average is the baseline used in comparison with other species.

Perception and Sensory Capabilities

Humans have typical sensory capabilities, and are considered the baseline when comparing other sapient races. Humans are receptive to magic, capable of being born with magic in their blood, or weaving the arcane through study and training.

Civilization and Culture

Major Language Groups and Dialects

The Human tongue of Ecus is widespread, to the point where it is the most common language spoken. There are minor differences in Therine and Ushen dialects, as well as smaller regional dialects in the Free Cities.

Lifespan
60 years
Average Height
5’ - 6’
Average Weight
130lbs - 180lbs
Average Physique
Like intelligence, physique varies per individual. The typical Human physique is used as a baseline in comparison with other sapient races.
Body Tint, Colouring and Marking
Human skin tone varies, based on the geographical location of ones ancestry.
Related Ethnicities

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17 Jun, 2018 16:48

Great article, I've found myself judging the quality or effort put into worlds by how well written their human race or races are. I'm eager to see how this world progresses.