Gens

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A term referring to “common” people.

Description / Specifications[edit]

Specifically it refers to those individuals whose ancestors originated from GenPods and were raised by Hoppers, rather than being descended from Fives, the original settlers and crew aboard the Last Armada.

  • The term is often used in a derogatory sense.
  • First Gens are those individuals descended from the very first batches of Gens that originated within the Distant Fringe – they are considered to be a social level above other later-descended Gens.

History & Background / Dossier[edit]

Social Status[edit]

Soc Ancestry General Social Status Title
0 Convict Outcast
1 Gens Underclass Citizen
2–5 Gens Lower Class
6–9 Gens Middle Class
A First Gens Upper Class
B Fives Old Family Knight
C Fives Social Elite Baron
D Fives Tal Varisan heritage Earl
E Fives Old Terran Family Count
F Fives Old Terran Nobility Duke, Prince

"Ancestry" indicates the character's ancestral origins and lineage based on their generated Social Status score. An individual's ancestry is complicated, however, and it is possible for processes such as genealogical study, genetic evidence or family revelations to reveal otherwise unknown aspects of an individual's heritage, effectively changing their understanding of their ancestral origins.

References & Contributors / Sources[edit]

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