You can be whatever you want! they had said. Until Orglash actually expressed its innermost desires. An anthropologist? Who in their right mind would want to study humans, the most useless of Milky Way's species?
But it was more than a simple interest for Orglash. It was its passion, its vice, and its reason to exist. Humans had so many variations, so many feelings, not to mention odd ways to build affection.
Soon, only a few moons more, until it was ready to study humans on the field. Orglash aimed to blend in perfectly. It had already perfected what the humans called kiss - next skill to learn was hug.