[color:"orange"] DQueene: Hmmm, have you considered letting the creature be a male for a thousand years and then a female for a thousand years?

Kiya: ...he lacks the empathy of water & ...maybe it would be nice for him to learn this (and maybe adapt?) [/color]

I'll bookmark these thoughts in the back of my mind - wild idea/concept, but tempting...
(...but being a male chauvinist ( <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/winkwink.gif" alt="" />), I would have to think what would be progress in development in the third millenium, after "female" <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/biggrin.gif" alt="" />)

If I may use the privilege of my gender to change my mind

Have all politicians suddenly turned female? <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/biggrin.gif" alt="" />

In times of crisis it is of the utmost importance not to lose your head (Marie Antoinette)