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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