Challenge #02574-G017: Art Supplies of Mass Destruction

A havenworlder has a human as a godparent and they love to teach there godchild stuff like survival tips, human pop culture and other things the child's parents would rather them not know. -- Cheshire

Having a godparent, goodparent, or other form of honorary family member is such a Deathworlder concept. Grown Deathworlders are aware of the fragile nature of mortality and have culturally instituted the concept of spare parental figures. This comes in handy for Havenworlders who are, culturally speaking, just realising that the larger realms of space are not made to be nurturing and protected spaces. Having a theoretically-unstoppable gung-ho guardian for your progeny seemed like such a brilliant idea.

Such thoughts are the foundation stone of many epic outcomes. Most of them become legends that make the listener wonder if they're supposed to think it's a good idea or a bad one. For instance, Prrit had a Human goodparent, who they knew as Untee Gar. Their Untee visited frequently, and took them off on adventures.

Humans usually make excellent goodparents because they understand what frailer species can tolerate, and will avoid anything directly harmful. Thusly, Prrit grew up thinking ever Lyssoq was introduced to the same knowledge their Untee Gar taught them. Thusly, when they entered a more... formal schooling environment, there were surprises for everyone involved. Starting with the fact that little Prrit had absorbed wholesale the art of making and launching paper 'wasps'.

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