As one might guess, the praying mantis is very religious. Exactly what old god it prostrates itself before is known only to itself and to its victims when it whispers this secret just before biting their head off.
The praying mantis is an expert in camouflage and cleanliness.
It is also very, very good at murder.
The mantis is a Level 150 Nexus Paladin in its religion. That sounds impressive until you hear that some of its peers at church are nearly Level 300. Don’t ask the mantis about it, though. Even hearing your question will taint the mantis’s aura with negativitatrons.
Number of legs
The female is larger than the male. It often starts eating the male immediately following coitus, as is its religious right. It is a voracious user of Tinder.
What’s its astrological sign?
Alibi. This is folded into its own belief set – how I don’t pretend to know.
What if it fought a bear?
It is a bug, and thus squashable.
Is it noble?
The mantis doesn’t look so much like a real creature as it does concept art for a somewhat implausible movie alien. That’s pretty cool, if a little scary. Fortunately any fright is mitigated knowing that (a) it is far too small to bite my head off, and (b) we’re Facebook friends so I won’t come up on its Tinder.
That secretive religious stuff and all the murdering and cannibalism, though. That’s sketchy as all get out.
If that’s the right word.