This is a series of posts detailing old ideas for The Mannamong and explaining their changes or omission up to the final draft.
As the main protagonist of The Mannamong, Kali Teal has grown with me for more than half of my life since I came up with the character in middle school. And throughout that time, the amount of detail I invested into her look and role changed a lot. Like I mentioned in my previous post, Lilo and Stitch inspired me to create The Mannamong by focusing on the relationship between a girl and a creature. But I had ideas to turn that story into something far grander for the child to explore with the creature she befriends. So first off, let's talk about her appearance.
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