Demons

 

Who decided that they are demons?
>Is “demon” a specific species (including subspecies), or is it a term given to anything non-human and non-animal?
>>Are demons magical or mundane? Meaning, were they created by magic, or did they simply evolve into existence like everything else?
>Why “demon”?
>>Was it a religion that had a part in classifying them?
>Is there a difference between the word “demon” and the word “monster” in your setting?

Are they intelligent?
>Do they have a government?
>A hierarchy?
>A language?
>A culture?
>A religion?
>What do they call themselves?
>Do they get irritated when people call them demons?

Are they innately good, evil, or neutral? If you’re wondering why something good would be called a demon, you should look into the motives of the group that classified the species as such.

Are there different subspecies of demons?

What do they look like?
>Are they bipedal?
>How do they move?
>What shape are their pupils?

Can they use magic?

What do demons eat?
>If they are omnivorous or carnivorous, what are their hunting techniques?
>>Is their prey smaller than they are?
>>Do they take down larger game?
>>>Do they work as a group or by themselves?
>>What part of their prey do they strike first?
>>How often are their hunts successful?
>>Or do they just buy their meat from a grocery store?
>>>If a demon does this, do the other demons look down on them?
>>If they eat carrion, how rotted can the meat get before they can no longer consume it? Fun little bit of information on this post going around tumblr.

Are demons nocturnal?
>Diurnal?
>Crepuscular?
>Cathemeral?

Are demons hunted by humans?
>For sport or for reward?