Minor Human Race

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Minor human races are distinguished from major human races by the assertion that minor human races didn't discover jump drive on their own, while major races have.


Please refer to the following AAB library data for further information:


Description (Specifications)[edit]

A human population whose ancestors were believed to have been planted on a world of their own by the Ancients around -300,000 and who developed separately from other human-inhabited worlds until it was eventually contacted by a star-faring society.

  • As well as the three human sub-species that are recognized as Major Races, there are at least 46 others known to Imperial science and classified as minor races (...though some dispute this classification). Many human races are indistinguishable from each other even though it is widely believed that they all originated with a small gene pool and/or developed in extreme environments developing unique characteristics.
  • One additional classification is Variant Human Race, one that has been genetically altered since the Ancients scattered Humaniti. The Solomani, in particular, have applied genetic engineering to their own race a number of times. Often these new human races are erroneously classified as minor races, whether or not they are descended from a major race. They are also sometimes erroneously referred to as chimeras.

Minor Human Race Descriptions (A - H)[edit]

Minor human race from 971-852

Minor Human Race Descriptions
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Homeworld Origin Jump Drive Polity Canon Remarks
Altarean Unknown Unknown Ancients Unknown Unknown Canon Unknown
Answerin Homo sapiens answerianis Answerin Ancients Vilani Multi-world Canon Warrior race
  • Digestive mutation
  • Hormonal mutation
Ayanshi Homo sapiens espiritus Ghost Ancients Solomani World-state Non Long lifespan
  • Night vision
  • Reproductive mutation
Azhanti Homo sapiens iralianis Irale Ancients Vilani Multi-world Canon Shorter lifespan
  • Dense atmosphere adaptation
  • High gravity
  • Hot climate adaptation
  • Increased strength
  • Taint adaptation
Cafadans Homo sapiens cafadiansis Cafad Ancients Vilani World-state Canon Shorter lifespans
  • Cold climate adaptation
  • Night vision
  • Troglobytic adaptation
Cassilldan Homo sapiens ambemshanisis Ambemshan Ancients Solomani Multi-world Canon Low gravity
  • Greater height
  • Taint adaptation
Darmine Homo sapiens ishagi Ishag Ancients Vilani Multi-world Canon Dense atmosphere adaptation
  • Radiation resistance
  • Taint adaptation
Daryen Homo sapiens darrianisis Darrian Ancients Solomani Multi-world Canon AKA Darrians
  • Low gravity
  • Cold climate adaptation
  • Digestive mutation
  • Radiation adaptation
  • Technophilia
Dynchia Homo dynchia melantrisis Melantris Ancients Solomani Multi-world Canon Warrior race
  • Digestive mutation
  • Polydactyly
Fiorin Unknown Unknown Ancients Unknown Unknown Canon Unknown
Floriani Homo sapiens floriansis Floria Ancients Aslan Multi-world Canon Subspecies specialization
  1. Barnai
  2. Feskal
Forlorn Unknown Unknown Ancients Syleans Multi-world Non Low gravity
Geonee Homo sapiens geonensis Shiwonee Ancients Ancients Multi-world Canon High gravity
  • Dense atmosphere adaptation
  • Technophilia
Halkans Homo sapiens halkaa Halka Ancients Floriani Multi-world Canon Radiation adaptation
  • Albino mutation
Happirhva Homo sapiens rejhappuri Rejhappur Ancients Solomani World-state Canon Thin atmosphere adaptation
  • Digestive mutation
Harappan Unknown TBD Ancients Unknown Unknown Canon Unknown

Minor Human Race Descriptions (I - N)[edit]

Minor Human Race Descriptions
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Morphology /

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Homeworld Origin Jump Drive Polity Canon Remarks
Iltharans Homo sapiens ilthara Drexilthar Ancients Solomani Multi-world Canon Water adaptation
  • Cold climate adaptation
  • Night vision
Ilurian Homo sapiens ilurianisis Iluria Ancients Unknown Unknown Canon Unknown
Irhadre Homo sapiens chanadlas Chanad Ancients Unknown Unknown Canon Unknown
Issugur Homo sapiens parthinianisis Parthinia Ancients Unknown World-state Canon Digestive adaptation
Kargol Homo neanderthalensis kargolas Kargol Ancients Solomani Multi-world Non Enhanced senses
  • Decreased comeliness
  • Digestive adaptation
  • Increased strength
Kedepu Homo sapiens kedepari Kedepar Ancients Hegemony
of Lorean
Multi-world Non Technophile
Khulan Homo sapiens khulanii Khula Ancients Unknown Unknown Canon Extinct
Liberts Homo sapiens libertii Libert Ancients Vilani Multi-world Canon Desert adaptation
  • Aridity adaptation
  • Trace atmosphere adaptation
Loeskalth Homo sapiens loeskalthii Unknown Ancients Vilani Multi-world Canon Extinct
  • Warrior race
Luriani Homo luriani sapiens Daramm Ancients Vilani Multi-world Canon Water adaptation
  • Cold climate adaptation
  • Repoductive mutation
  • Respiratory mutation
Mal'Gnar Homo pekinensis mal'gnari Mal'Gnar Ancients Zhodani Multi-world Non Flight mutation
  • Decreased comeliness
  • Polymelia
  • Reproductive mutation
Menetha Homo sapiens menetha Unknown Ancients Unknown Unknown Canon Unknown
Miyavine Homo sapiens medurmaa Medurma Ancients Unknown Multi-world Canon Extinct
Murissi Homo sapiens atuakhterle Atuakhtea Ancients Aslan World-state Canon Desert adaptation
  • Aridity adaptation
  • Dermal mutation
  • Hot climate adaptation
  • Long lifespan
  • Pyschological mutation
Ne Kraeda
ren Kelva
Homo sapiens kraedakelvana Baera Ancients Zhodani Multi-world Non Unknown

Minor Human Race Descriptions (O - Z)[edit]

Minor Human Race Descriptions
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Morphology /

Taxonomy

Homeworld Origin Jump Drive Polity Canon Remarks
Ostrovniki Unknown 971-852 Unknown Unknown Unknown Canon Unknown
Plexxan Unknown Unknown Ancients Unknown Multi-world Canon Enhanced senses
  • Exotic sexuality (6 genders)
  • Metabolic mutation
Ronni Unknown Unknown Ancients Unknown Unknown Canon Unknown
Bye-Ren Homo sapiens byerenus TBD Ancients TBD TBD Canon TBD
Suerrat Homo sapiens ilelishii Ilelish Ancients Vilani Multi-world Canon Hominid
  • Decreased comeliness
  • Epigenetic height reduction
  • Hirsutism
  • Hyperesthesia
  • Increased strength
  • Taint adaptation
Sydite Homo sapiens khuurissii Khuur Ancients Vilani Multi-world Canon AKA Sydymites
  • Epigenetic height increase
  • Heavy gravity
  • Increased strength
  • Polymelia (4-armed)
  • Thin atmosphere adaptation
  • Water adaptation
Syleans Homo sapiens syleanisis Capital/Sylea Ancients Vilani Multi-world Canon Low gravity
  • Dense atmosphere adaptation
  • Epigenetic height reduction
Tapazmal Homo sapiens dlaekanis Dlaekan Ancients Loeskalth Multi-world Canon Low gravity
  • Dense atmosphere adaptation
  • Epigenetic height reduction
  • Hot climate adaptation
  • Longer lifespan
  • Radiation mutation
  • Reproductive mutation
Tekundu Homo sapiens tekundis TBD Ancients TBD TBD Canon TBD
Thaggeshi Homo sapiens thaggeshii Thaggesh Ancients Vilani Multi-world Canon Increased genetic variation
  • Dental mutation
  • Digestive adaptation
  • Increased strength
  • Lower gravity
  • Radiation adaptation
Traltar Homo sapiens tralthalansis Traltha Ancients Daryen World-state Canon Desert adaptation
  • Aridity adaptation
  • Dense atmosphere adaptation
  • Taint adaptation
Trexen Unknown Unknown Ancients Unknown Unknown Non Unknown
Urunishani Homo sapiens urunishusi Gashagi Ancients Vilani Multi-world Canon Dense atmosphere adaptation
Vanejenese Homo sapiens vanejenisis Vanejen Ancients Imperial World-state Canon Dense atmosphere adaptation
  • Cold climate adpatation
  • Salinity adaptation
Vexx Unknown TBD Ancients Unknown Unknown Non Unknown
Vlazhdumecta Homo sapiens vlazhdumectalas Afachtiabr Ancients Zhodani Multi-world Canon Longer lifespan
  • Digestive adaptation
  • Radiation adaptation
  • Reproductive mutation
  • Sensory mutation
Yileans Homo sapiens gashikanikus Gashikan Ancients Unknown Unknown Canon High gravity
Zaris Unknown Unknown Ancients Unknown Unknown Canon Unknown
Ziadd Homo neanderthalensis ziaddii Zeda Ancients Vilani Multi-world Canon High gravity
  • Hirsutism
  • Increased strength
  • Oligodactyly
  • Taint adaptation

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Thus the Sword Worlders and inhabitants of the Islands Cluster subsectors are not minor human races, even though they did evolve their societies while separated from the mainstream of human society, because they were not planted by the Ancients.

  • Likewise, geneered races like the Jonkeereen are not considered minor human races by some, but are sometimes referred to as Variant Human Races.

References & Contributors / Sources[edit]

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