Acheron

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Acheron
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TBD
Classification Omnivore
Size 1.6 m
Weight 65.0 kg
Status Minor Race
Homeworld Acheron (Diaspora 0932)
Multi-world Yes
Extinct Extant
Psi Potential Standard
Canon Yes
Reference Humaniti 20-23.
TBD

The Acheron are a technologically sophisticated sophont species.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Acheron are a Human Chimera, genetically engineered during the Interstellar Wars period to exploit the mineral wealth of their homeworld.

Biology (Physical Sophontology)[edit]

They are considered ugly by human standards, but stronger, tougher and more resistant to high radiation levels.

Sophonce (Evolution)[edit]

This species was genetically engineered and did not develop intelligence through evolutionary processes.

Climate & Ecotope (Environment)[edit]

This species holds the following environmental preferences:

  • Terrestrial type of planet
  • Cold climate
  • Barren plains ecotope
  • Standard gravity range
  • Standard atmosphere with a taint
  • Increased radiation hardiness

Anatomy & Physiology (Corporeality)[edit]

Sophontologists studying this species have discovered the following data.

Body Plan (Appearance)[edit]

  • Humanoid
  • Bilateral symmetry (2-ial)
  • Tetrapod (4-ped)
    • Two limbs used for manipulation "arms"
      • Former brachiator (still capable climber)
    • Two limbs used for locomotion (biped) "legs"
  • Body consists of three segments
    • Head with sensors and multiple-use orifice (consumption, communication, and respiration)
    • Torso with manipulatory limbs
    • Abdomen with locomotor limbs

Biochemistry (Function)[edit]

Acheron have a conventional carbon-water based biochemistry hardened to survive in a high radiation, atmospherically tainted environment.

Respiration (Reaction)[edit]

Acheron use a conventional respiration cycle consisting of:

  • Oxygen-nitrogen inhalant
  • Carbon dioxide exhalant
  • Taint filtering

Ecosystem & Population (Ecology)[edit]

Overview:

  • Hyper-acclimitization: Known to quickly adapt to many different climates and environments.
  • Requires shelter and clothing.
  • Prefer to shelter in defensible dens protected from the elements.

Diet & Trophics (Consumption)[edit]

  • Omnivore/gatherer
    • Homeotherm
    • Sometimes called a "hunter-gatherer" due to many human's penchant for pursuing animal sustenance.

Gender & Sexuality (Reproduction)[edit]

Acheron have the following reproductive characteristics::

  • Two genders (male & female)
    • Mild sexual dimorphism
  • (sexual reproduction)
    • Reproduces through conjugal intercourse
    • Varied mating systems (primarily monogamy)
  • Viviparous birth
    • (Iteroparous): Uses K-selection and have few offspring that require considerable amounts of time to raise to maturity.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Evolution & Environment (Development): This species originated on Acheron (world) as a geneered version if Humaniti, a Variant Human Race.

Worlds & Sectors (Astrography)[edit]

This race (sophont species) is primarily located in the following areas:

Homeworld: 1105[edit]

The homeworld of this race (sophontic species) is:

World Listing: 1105[edit]

Significant communities of this race (sophont species) are known to exist within the following systems and worlds:

1 of 1 World articles in Acheron
Nappa  •  
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References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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