Ian is a regular young man who is also a man-eating eel with legs. He doesn't have a stable job and has no desire to find one, as he prefers for as few entities to know of his existence as possible. He picks up whatever underground-paid-in-cash odd jobs he can get. He refuses to speak about his background and personal life in general.

He generally keeps to himself, but when he has to say more than a few words at a time, he is extremely blunt to the point of rudeness (and may throw in a gratuitous insult while he's at it). This isn't due to social ineptitude or difficulty expressing himself; he understands how relationships work perfectly well, but he wants absolutely no part in having them. Because of this, he has no problems cooperating with other people if it will help him get what he wants, but he'll rescind his cooperation as soon as he decides it's not worth the inconvenience.

Despite how easily annoyed he is, there are very few things that genuinely bother him, so most people won't get the displeasure of seeing him truly enraged. It rarely ends well for those who do, as he usually bites first and asks questions later. His eel form is known to eat people who anger him, but doing so leaves him stuck there until he digests them; this can be a giant pain in the ass, so he tries to avoid it if he has places to be. However, even in his human form, he's much stronger than he looks, and he can beat people much bigger than him into a bloody pulp out of spite.

He rejects a lot of human norms and has absolutely no desire to integrate himself with society. He doesn't really have any reason to, considering he can theoretically eat anyone who gives him a hard time about it.

Ian Morales
Eel monster
August 30

Likes and dislikes

  • Reading
  • Night walks
  • Ransacking the pantry at 1am
  • Invasions of his privacy
  • Taking orders
  • Doctors


Color Mustard #a7882b

Flowers Golden thistle (Scolymus hispanicus), Goldenrod (Solidago nemoralis)

Instrument Electric cello

Scent Saltwater

Weather Summer thunderstorms




  • He can and will eat anything he can chew and swallow. When he's in his human form, he almost always eats his meat raw, and he'll eat inedible items out of boredom or curiosity.
  • People have very little nutritional value for him because of his size, nor are they very tasty. He eats them because he can.
  • His immunity to most toxins includes alcohol, so he can't get drunk.
  • His vision isn't great. He used to wear glasses as a kid, but he gets into so many shenanigans nowadays that he'd break them on a weekly basis.
  • He has Puerto Rican and Scottish ancestry on his father's side and Colombian ancestry on his mother's. He understands Spanish fairly well, but can no longer speak or write it outside of basic communication.



He likes to press her buttons, but he cares for her deeply (he'll never tell her that, though) and will do potentially extremely stupid things to protect her from harm.


Lysander is Ian's doctor. He's saved Ian from bleeding out on multiple occasions, and he respects Ian's boundaries enough for him to begrudingly tolerate him.


Ian will eat you if you expect him to talk about his father.

Design notes

Reference sheet
Written description

Ian is a tall (196cm) man with sandy blonde hair, amber eyes with slit pupils, and unevenly-tanned light skin. He's lanky but muscular; he doesn't work out, so he doesn't have a lot of muscle definition. His body is covered in freckles, particularly in places that get sun exposure. He also has numerous scars scattered around his body; the only one on his face is a vertical one on the left side of his mouth. He is most often seen with a look of mild (or not-so-mild) contempt on his face.

His teeth are arranged like human teeth, but they're extremely sharp, and his canines are elongated. He also has 5 gill slits on the side of his neck. His pupils dilate and contract depending on lighting and his emotional state; they contract to points when he's extremely angry or distressed.

His hair reaches a few inches past his shoulders and is tied into a messy ponytail. His choice of clothes is extremely utilitarian. He's almost exclusively seen in scuffed jeans and work boots with a plain white tank top or collared shirt. He also has a black coat with a fur-lined hood.

In his eel form, Ian is an extremely large (about 33m long and 5m tall at the withers) quadrupedal monster that resembles a moray eel with legs. Similar to a ferret, his body is long with relatively short legs. He's yellow with brown spots on his dorsal side. He retains the same scars from his human form; in addition, his fins are torn and tattered. His jaws are long and curved, leaving his teeth visible even when they're closed. He has several rows of sharp and translucent teeth. He has a set of pharyngeal jaws that can extend several meters out of his throat.

  • At the moment, I haven't formalized the placement of his scars outside of the one on his mouth.
  • He freckles instead of tanning evenly.
  • He has tapeta lucida. His pupils glow white when light is shined into them. (This applies to chomp noodle as well)
  • His body hair and eyebrows are brown. The exception is his facial hair, which is blonde, slow-growing, and barely visible.
  • His phenotype is based off of fangtooth morays (Enchelycore anatina).
  • He's got a lot of teeth (2 rows minimum) with absolutely no logic to how they're arranged. Go nuts! They're visible even with his jaw closed.
  • If drawn with pupils, they're slit like they are in his human form. See this image.
  • For more information on his species as a whole, refer to the chomp noodle wiki page.