Liches look fully like skeletons. They can be said to be even more
stereotypically undead than vampires
They literally sold their living bodies for eternal life and more power, being completely free of the chains a mortal body has. They are
servants of darkness forever, there is no option to turn back anymore.
Besides, who would give the option of a redemption to a talking
But why would anyone turn into an ugly lich if he/she could turn into a
It can have multiple reasons. Maybe he/she doesn't meet the demands to
become a vampire, so they do not do it that way. Or maybe the dark
wizard works alone only and doesn't need friends, nor master. After
all, vampires are social creatures who prefer to operate in clans rather
than in working solo,
Only the strongest dark wizards and necromancers can turn into a lich.
The ritual under one becomes a lich is a dangerous one, and is usually
lethal to anyone who isn’t sufficiently prepared to do the deed.