|Classification||Autotroph/radiovore & Omnivore/eater|
|Weapons||Envelopment & acids|
Faoresk lead a unique life cycle dwelling both in the vacuum (open space) and a terrestrial atmospheric existence.
Physiology & Ecology
Entering a atmosphere, the Faoresk transforms in soft hairy muscular mass and goes into an orgy of feeding until food sources are exhausted, after which they re-enter the vacuum to drift. The Faoresk feeds by wrapping around the victim and absorbing it with its powerful enzymes. These same enzymes can be used to eradicate obstacles.
Life Cycle & Reproduction
If enough nourishment is found while within a planet's atmosphere, the Faoresk will divide, creating three to five more creatures.
Diet & Trophics
As a spacebourne species, they drift through systems by becoming an inert protein mass, survivng the rigors of vacuum and thriving on radiation. By methods unknown they can detect sources of nourishment (ships, moons, planets), becoming active and using their cilia to propel them through space towards the food source.
History & Background (Dossier)
Faoresk are considered rare though 3 entered the Beaumonde XV factory satellite in 1108.
Patrol ships in Faoresk space actively search out Faoresk and destroy on sight. These creatures have been known to hitch rides on the hulls of starships.
Travellers' Aid Society Advisory
The only known weapon against Faoresk is heat (80 degrees centigrade and will kill the creatures).