005. _clean 5 - hybrid


The body nourished itself with its own exterior fruit, blossoming on thickened skin. The Race diversified - during the birth period, the parent lay dormant as the emerging young were tended to by more hardy individuals, who themselves flowered only once a decade. Photosynthesis fed the body, excess soil was eaten to provide minerals and nostrils closed up completely.
Oxygen slowly returned to the world.