Figments are essentially new bodies for souls, typically souls of children who never made it passed infancy. These bodies are typically made out of the same materials for stuffed animals or ragdolls, and have the soul gem of the child inside of the body. Some Figments tend to find a Child and be with them through childhood, protecting them and helping them grow up, until the child is ready to move on, seeming to act like their imaginary friends.Traits:
-They are very childlike and innocent
-Stitchings at the joints, and also on their faces.
-The are very playful
-Their mental age changes depending on the size and form of the body they are in.
-Their eye color is the same as their Soul Gem's colors ((eg, Dream's eyes are light blue because of his Diamond Soul Gem, and MoJo's are Magenta because of her Alexandrite Soul Gem))
-Their skin is often a different hue or tint than regular skin depending on the fabric of felt used.
-They are very soft and squishable, and very huggable.Creation:
If a child dies before making it pass infancy, there is a chance of Soul Gem appearing if the child had a strong will, which can be unlikely, so most usually use a spell to solidify the soul before it ascends, and it becomes a Soul Gem. The next step is to place the gem inside of its new body, and then the soul gem will start making it come to life, and the child is reborn. If wished or desired, the figment can "age" if you modify the body to look older, to which the soul will change its mental age to fit with the body. Not to mention, because dolls can be made in many ways, Figments have been classified into different sub species or races
-Rag Doll: A term for figments made of fabric, felt, or some sort of cloth, and stitched together and stuffed
-Puppet: Figments within wooden bodies, similar to that of a marionette or puppet
-Fragile: A rare case were a figment's body is made of Porcelain or some sort of fragile substance like glass, they have to be very careful. Fragiles are often treated with great care, for one wrong move and their body could be completely destroyed into thousands of pieces.
-Skin: Skins are essentially reanimated corpses, with a soul gem placed inside of the body. They are identified by the stitchings on their skin, although the only exception seems to be Freak, as his body is actually Elmer's, with no previous stitchings or scars ((besides the hole in the chest)). Because of this, with some good clothes to cover up with, Skins can practically blend into human society.Species Abilities:
-Spontaneous Creation: Given that they are still childlike and youthful, their high amounts of imagination can brought to life thanks to their soul gems, although, only small or simple items can only be made. An amplifier is needed to make anything more complicated, but even then, a Figment can grow tired depending on what is being created.
-Natural Sewers and Cobblers: Figments are naturals at sewing, which comes in handy, especially for Rag Dolls who are made out of cloth and sewing techniques.
-Natural Wizards: If desired, Figments can become powerful wizards and witches, as their soul gems allow them to produce and control magic faster than most. Of course, a channeler is needed to produce their magic, such as a wand or ring or staff.Soul Gem Abilities:
already did the favor on Soul Gem powers, however Figments have different abilities, most beings do, but the list she made does explain the general powers. Anyway, this list is for the exclusive Soul Gem Powers for Figments, I'll get one for Ghosts, Golems, and anything else involving soul gems.
-Super Human Strength
-Immunity to Magic
-Super Human Strength
-High Healing Factor
-Super Human Sense
-Gem changes color if in dangerKnown Figments:
-Dream Keeper ((Rag Doll))
-MoJo ((Rag Doll))
-Freak of Nature ((Skin))
-Broken Doll ((Fragile))
-Crazy Diamond ((Rag Doll))
-Ally ((Technically Skin))Notes and Trivia:
-Figments, especially Rag Dolls, loved to be hugged, snuggled, cuddled, or held with.
-Figments were based off of how we as kids used to treat stuffed animals or toys as real people sometimes, and also were based off of Toy Story how the toys were actually alive.
-The term Figment stems from how these beings were once real humans, but became toys and were thought to be just imaginary friends to some kids.
-Most Figments have peaceful or holy auras. The reason for this is because since they died before making it past infancy, they are still pure and innocent at heart, so most tend to have a Holy Aura.
-Figments CAN be corrupted if Nightmare Fuel is injected into them, one of these examples is Crazy Diamond.
-Some Figments are not humanoid or human-like in design. Some can even be placed in animal-like bodies, yet still retain human consciousness, mentality, thought, and speech