@dodec they're also robots, so, you know
@dodec (wait what's a bitkin do you mean to tell me there's more of this type of creature i want)
Bitkin are my name for a certain type of computer-resident life form. They're the ones running everything behind the scenes - you can think of them as the stage crew. They can technically be any shape, but most often they show up as brightly-colored, a little abstract (i.e. "realistic" only in the same way mascots like Konqi are), and sometimes fused with inanimate objects like Fala's umbrella-tail or Blitz's chest-mounted dynamo.
Here's one of them in a recent story. https://dragon.style/@dodec/105160736690780878
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