Daamin Reproduction

Daamin reproduction resembles a Greek tragedy crossed with the mating of fish and worked backwards over several years.


Basically, one Daam drops an unfertilized egg. Years earlier another Daam, figuring out exactly where the egg will be dropped, arranges to have it fertilized at some time after it is dropped. Both the egg and the fertilizing material are carried by any of several intermediate lower animals.


The whole thing rather seems like a large-scale chess game, and is further complicated by the fact that the Daamin are female most of the time, and only develop the ability to fertilize or drop eggs under certain conditions -- conditions which vary with the individual and the tribe.


Nowadays, it's all done with machines anyway, but the primitive Daamin versions of Romeo and Juliet probably sounded more like Tristram Shandy.

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