Here we observe a hexagon in its immature state. As you can see, they’re nymphal in development; the young are analogues for fully matured specimens. And aren’t they just adorable?

Here we observe a hexagon in its immature state. As you can see, they’re nymphal in development; the young are analogues for fully matured specimens. And aren’t they just adorable?

The breeding project has been going well, the colony has nearly 40 members now! I’m so proud of my kids. I’ve noticed that they tend to pile up on top of each other like this when it’s time for bed; I think it’s to conserve warmth. Which is odd, considering that they’re made entirely of wool.

The breeding project has been going well, the colony has nearly 40 members now! I’m so proud of my kids. I’ve noticed that they tend to pile up on top of each other like this when it’s time for bed; I think it’s to conserve warmth. Which is odd, considering that they’re made entirely of wool.

What’s this? They’ve… they’ve started self-replicating. I don’t understand; every test I ran indicated this would be impossible. I’ll need to perform further analysis…

What’s this? They’ve… they’ve started self-replicating. I don’t understand; every test I ran indicated this would be impossible. I’ll need to perform further analysis…

Family portrait.

Family portrait.

They like to ride on the train with me. Always staring out the windows at everything. They’re so curious!

They like to ride on the train with me. Always staring out the windows at everything. They’re so curious!

Tucking the kids in to bed. Sweet dreams, my darlings.

Tucking the kids in to bed. Sweet dreams, my darlings.

This little guy had a nightmare. Asked if he could sleep on my pillow. I guess one time couldn’t hurt…

This little guy had a nightmare. Asked if he could sleep on my pillow. I guess one time couldn’t hurt…

This poor thing has been shunned by the others for being too flamboyant. It’s a shame that they’re already emulating the petty squabbles and prejudices of their human role models. We’ll have to have a talk about this later.

This poor thing has been shunned by the others for being too flamboyant. It’s a shame that they’re already emulating the petty squabbles and prejudices of their human role models. We’ll have to have a talk about this later.

They’ve started to work together to form a colony, rather like coral. Or so it seems…

They’ve started to work together to form a colony, rather like coral. Or so it seems…

They followed me to work.

They followed me to work.