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Toris LaCroix is a furry amateur writer who lives in Poland. He published several short stories so far, most of these featured on SciFiFur.net, under Gryphus (now Toris) forum name. One of the works, "Imperfection", is an on-going reboot of two sci-fi stories about Cody Faulkner which were published on SciFiFur.net - one of them winning a writing competition held on the site.
Toris is an anthro gray fox with bold and snarky attitude, usually depicted as a smuggler (in science-fiction) or a magic user (in fantasy).
The Codyverse is depiction of a dystopian future in which humanity colonized the closest star systems to Sol using FTL - albeit severly limited in terms of range - and developed human-animal hybrids to bypass a treaty which bans human slavery, drug testing and inhumane experiments. The short stories (and planned novella), usually starring Cody Faulkner as a main anti-hero, also serve as a skeptical criticism over real life human-animal hybrid experiments and shunning upon racism, social injustice and xenophobia. The Bounty Hunter is a short story that had started the entire project, but was put on hold with moving onto new FurAffinity account.
Discovery Gaming Community controversy
Toris is also known for questionable case, which sparked on Discovery Gaming Community. By decision of its Administration Team on May 2016, the so-called furry roleplay was forbidden, what caused negative feedback from few players who had been roleplaying anthro characters for years - however the anti-furry majority applauded a such. It resulted in Toris' ban from the community after criticism towards the Admins. The ban period was spent on writing an essay -, under now-defunct DeviantArt's nickname Gryphus of Signi - in order to defend such players and their roleplay through reasoning with biotechnology and medical theories. It had been released upon end of Toris' six-month ban period, but was outright ridiculed by the community.
The ban on furry characters has not been removed for the time being.