Creature egg/earthworm

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One of the pets that hatch from the eggs, earthworms are ground beings that distribute a piece of vellum once every four days when PINCHed that can be used for writing.

LOOK

Thrice the length and five times the girth of a normal earthworm, the skin of this specimen is a uniform chocolate brown between the glossy, black plates that protect it.  Beyond the size, the color, and the armor, it appears to be as sightless and featureless as any other earthworm.

Analyze

The creator has also provided the following information:

This item's description/base/look may not be altered in any way.
This is an account-bound item.
You can PINCH it once every four days to produce a product.

Available verbs: GAZE, PINCH, REMOVE, RUB, SHOW, STARE, TAP, WEAR, and WHISPER
WHISPER takes additional emotes: ANGRY, HAPPY, SAD, FIERCE, SLEEP, and WAKEN

Verb Traps

VERB FIRST THIRD
GAZE You speak quietly to the armored earthworm, and it draws back, baring its teeth. XXX speaks quietly to his armored earthworm, and it draws back, baring its teeth.
PINCH As you pinch your armored earthworm a piece of its skin comes off, and you're left holding a piece of vellum in your right hand. As XXX pinches her armored earthworm a piece of its skin comes off, and she's left holding a piece of vellum in her right hand.
It seems too soon to be pinching your poor earthworm again. Best wait several days yet. N/A
NOTE: There is a four day cool down period for PINCH.
RUB You reach toward the armored earthworm on your shoulder, but it leans away from your touch and mews a stern warning. XXX reaches toward the armored earthworm on her shoulder, but it leans away from her touch and mews a stern warning.
STARE You stare intently at the armored earthworm, and it freezes in place! Although sightless, somehow it appears to sense your gaze. XXX stares intently at the armored earthworm, and it freezes in place! Although sightless, somehow it appears to sense his gaze.
TAP As your reach toward the armored earthworm it appears to sense your presence and rolls onto its back. Its jaw hangs slack, and it hisses softly as you stroke its unarmored belly. As XXX reaches toward the armored earthworm it appears to sense her presence and rolls onto its back. Its jaw hangs slack, and it hisses softly as she strokes its unarmored belly.
WEAR The armored earthworm silently crawls up your arm and coils itself atop your shoulder. The armored earthworm in XXX's hand silently crawls up her arm and coils itself atop her shoulder.
REMOVE You reach over and the armored earthworm crawls from your shoulder into your hand. XXX reaches over and the armored earthworm crawls from her shoulder into her hand.
SHOW
Food
You show the leg to your earthworm. In a heartbeat the earthworm's double-row of faceted teeth flash into view as it lunges and clamps down on the defenseless leg! In quick succession it rips loose a couple of pieces and swallows them before coiling once more on your shoulder. XXX shows the leg to his earthworm. In a heartbeat the earthworm's double-row of faceted teeth flash into view as it lunges and clamps down on the defenseless leg! In quick succession it rips loose a couple of pieces and swallows them before coiling once more on Masrath's shoulder.
SHOW
Person with bolus
SHOW
Person with earthworm
With an audible SNAP and a series of soft clicks, both yours and XXX's earthworms deploy wings and lock plates! Transformed into shark-toothed dragonflies, the two combatants clash midway between you and XXX, and the air is filled with the angry humming of wings and the sharp snicking of teeth against armor plates! For several seconds the buzz and clatter of violent melee continues unabated, and then the two combatants slowly separate. Wearily, both earthworms flit back to their owners' shoulders looking a tad worse for wear. With an audible SNAP and a series of soft clicks, both XXX's and your earthworms deploy wings and lock plates! Transformed into shark-toothed dragonflies, the two combatants clash midway between XXX and you, and the air is filled with the angry humming of wings and the sharp snicking of teeth against armor plates! For several seconds the buzz and clatter of violent melee continues unabated, and then the two combatants slowly separate. Wearily, both earthworms flit back to their owners' shoulders looking a tad worse for wear.
Somehow sensing each other's presence, your earthworm and XXX's rear up and flash open-jawed grins at each other. However that appears to be the extent of their interest, and they both subside once more. Somehow sensing each other's presence, XXX's earthworm and yours rear up and flash open-jawed grins at each other. However that appears to be the extent of their interest, and they both subside once more.
SHOW
Person with nautilus
SHOW
Person with snagdragon
Your earthworm catches the scent of XXX's snapdragon, and after extending its wings flies right over to it. Alighting next to the snapdragon, your earthworm promptly chomps down on one of its leaves and rips it loose! Then, leaving its motionless victim behind, the earthworm returns to your shoulder still munching on the tender morsel. XXX's earthworm appears to sense your snapdragon, and after extending its wings flies right over. Alighting next to your snapdragon, XXX's earthworm promptly chomps down on one of its leaves and rips it loose! Then, leaving its motionless victim behind, the earthworm returns to XXX's shoulder still munching on the tender morsel.
SHOW
Person with squid
SHOW
Person without creature
Although your earthworm's attention seems to be directed in XXX's direction, there doesn't appear to be a "critter of interest" on her shoulder right now. N/A
WHISPER
Angry
Your earthworm flattens itself and hisses, clearly displeased! XXX's earthworm flattens itself and hisses, clearly displeased!
WHISPER
Happy
Your earthworm purrs softly as it extends its wings, fanning them gently. XXX's earthworm purrs softly as it extends its wings, fanning them gently.
WHISPER
Sad
Your earthworm curls up dejectedly and begins sucking on its tail. XXX's earthworm curls up dejectedly and begins sucking on its tail.
WHISPER
Fierce
Your earthworm rears up like a miniature serpent poised to strike, and its jaw distends revealing a double row of tiny shark's teeth! At the same time, just ahead of its clitellum, two chitinous plates shift and three pair of dragonfly wings flash briefly into view! XXX's earthworm rears up like a miniature serpent poised to strike, and its jaw distends revealing a double row of tiny shark's teeth! At the same time, just ahead of its clitellum, two chitinous plates shift and three pair of dragonfly wings flash briefly into view!
WHISPER
Sleep
Your earthworm curls into a tight spiral with it's armor plates interlocking. XXX's earthworm curls into a tight spiral with it's armor plates interlocking.
WHISPER
Waken
Your earthworm relaxes its plates, then steadily unwinds itself, yawning as it extends its wings and flexes them slowly up and down before retracting them once more. XXX's earthworm relaxes its plates, then steadily unwinds itself, yawning as it extends its wings and flexes them slowly up and down before retracting them once more.