Native Intelligent Life

From Traveller Wiki - Science-Fiction Adventure in the Far future
Jump to: navigation, search
Imperial-Sunburst-Green-wiki.png

Native Intelligent Life (or NIL) is another description for sophont or sapient.

Library Data Referral Tree[edit]

Please refer to the following AAB Library Data for more information:

Description (Specifications)[edit]

This is a species of highly intelligent native life capable of sentient (feeling), sapient (wise cognizance), and technologically sophisticated behavior. In other words, NILs are at least as sophisticated as proto-sophonts and have begun using tools to construct other tools.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

While the Imperial Interstellar Scout Service has standardized terminology within Imperial service, non-Imperials use a vast variety of terms for native intelligent species without an interstellar presence including the following:

  • Aboriginal
  • Indigene
  • Native

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.