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Precursor races are races of great age that preceded the current interstellar order.

  • By great age, it is meant thousands, millions, or even billions of years ago. Perhaps, even more...
  • This is a sophontilogical term widely used in exobiological academia.
  • Precursor races are, by default, considered dead or extinct although some may still be alive, just hidden or not well known.

Please refer to the following AAB Library Data articles for related information:

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Precursor races are also known as ancients, primordials, ascendants, transcendents, antediluvians, elder races, forerunners, Bhodisativan races, old ones, and a variety of other terms.

  • Many precursor races are believed to have possessed technology considerably more advanced than the current technological frontiers being pushed at TL–E (15) in Charted Space. The search for advanced artifacts from these races has always attracted great attention, especially at ancients sites.
  • These lifeforms or the remnants of their societies and civilizations often contain great treasure troves of reverse-engineerable technology enabling fantastic technological breakthroughs.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

While the Ancients, Kursae, and Slavers are the only precursor races widely recognized within Charted Space, rumors of other precursor races circulate widely.

Known Precursor Races[edit]



References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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