its tunny how science iction unverses s0 oten treat humans as a boring defaut everyman species or even the weakest and I want to see a scit universe where we're actualy considered one of the mare hideous and territying species How do we know our saiva and skin ois wouidn't be utra-corrosive to most other races? What if we strongest vocal chords and can paralye or ka the screaming at them? what if most sentient lite in the universe turns out to be vegetable-like and ives in fear of us rare animat races who can move so quicly and chew shit up with our Like that old story theyre made of meat onty HOLY SHT THEY EAT CAPSACIN FOR FUN YOU GUYS IHEARD A HUMAN ONCE ATE AN A HUMAN CAN KEEP FIGHTING FOR HOURS EVEN humans are a proud warrior race weh a pantheon of bloody gods Ram-Bo Schwarzenegger etc REMOVING A LIMB WLL NOT FATALLY INCAPACITATE HUMANS ALWAYS DESTROY THE HEAD WARNING HUMANS CAN DETECT YOU EVEN AT NIGHT BY TRACKING VIBRATIONS THROUGH THE WARNING HUMANS CAN REPRODUCE AT A RATE OF 1 PER SPACEYEAR DESTROY INFESTATIONS IMMEDIATELY THE HUMAN MOUTH HAS OVER THIRTY OUTCROPS OF BONE AND POWERFUL JAW HUMAN BITES CAN BE FATALLY INFECTIOUS EVEN TO OTHER HUMANS WARNTIG HUMANS CAN AND WILL USE IMPROMSED WEAPONS SEE CLASSIFIED DATA HUMANS CAN PROJECT BIOWEAPONS FROM ALMOST EVERY ORIFICE ON THEIR BOOY 0O OH GOO THE HUMANS FIGURED OUT DOOR HANDLES OH GOD OH GO0 More senously humans do have a number of advantages even among Terrestrial life Our endurance shock resistance and abiity to recover trom injury is absurdy high compared to amost any other animal we often use the phrase heathy as a horse to connote heartiness-but compared to a human a horse is as fragie as spun glass There's mountng evidence that our primitive ancestors would hunt large prey simply by toiong逮at a walking pace without sleep or rest un t ded of exhaustion ts called pursuit predation The only other animal that can sort of keep up wth us? Dogs That's why we use them for hunting And even then it's only sort of Now extrapolate that to a galaxy in which most sapient te did not evolive from hyper-speciaised pursut Our strength and speed is nothing to write home about but we dont need to overpower or outrun you we just need to ousast you- and by any other species standards we just plain don t ge e Where a simple broken leg will cause most species to go into shock and die we can recover from vitually any injury that's not atal Even traumatik dismemberment isnt necessarily a career-ending injury for a human We heal from injunes with edtreme rapioity recovenng in weeks trom wounds that would take others months or years to heal The resuits aren't pretty humans have hyperactive scar tissue among our other suvival-onented trats-bu ook at our We developed surgery centuries before developing even the most anesthetics or life support in extermis humans have been known to perform surgery on themselves- and survive Thanks to our extreme heartiness we regard as routine medica procedures what most other species would regard as inventive forms of murder We even perform radical surgery on ourselves for purely cosmetic n essence wed be Space Orcs I do hope you realize Im going to be picking up this stuft and Our jaus have too many TEETH in them so we developed a way O WELD METAL TO OUR TEETH and FORCE THE BONES IN OUR JAVV to restructure over the course of years to fit them back into shape and then we continue to wear metail in out mouths to keep them in place We formed cohabitative relationships with tny mamma's and insects we keep at bay from botnening us by death often using ittle analouge traps And by god we will eat anything - We use borderline toxic peppers to season our tood e We expose ourselves to patentaly lethal solar radiation in the our skin e We risk hearing loss for the opportunity to see our favonte + We have a game where two peopie get into an enciosed area and hit each other untl time tuns outione of them pass out We willingly lurip 0ut ot planes with only a firey piece of cloth to prevent us trom splatering against the ground Our response to natural disasters is to just rebuild our buidings in the exact same places We climb mountains and risk treezing to death for bragging rights We invented dogs We took our one time predators and completely domesticated them On a planet ful of lons tigers and bears we managed to advance further and faster than any other species on the planet e Kingons and Krogan and Orcs aint got sht on us can we taik about how pursut predation is fucking tenlying it's one thing to face down a cheetah which wil siam into you at 60 mph and break your neck its another thing to run very quickly to get away from a thing only to have it just kind of show up to have it be intelligent enough to fgure out where you are by the fur and feather youve left behind your tootprints and piss and sht and then you think you've lost it and you bed down for the night but THERE IT IS WAITING WHEN YOU WAKE UP and you spiti againt but it keeps folowing you always in the comer of your eye until you just de ok cov Sci-Fi except humans are the scary cool aliens with unimaginable powers Meme











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