Quemm

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Quemm
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Base Information
Classification Omnivore Hunter
Status Minor Race
Bio-Identenoid
Locomotion
Terrain
Body Form
Confluence
Bio-identification
Size 2.0 m
Weight 40 kg
Culture
Languages
Social Structure
Technological Epoch
Psionic potential Standard
Origin World
Homeworld location Dal Hallen (Far Home Demon's Eye)
UWP
X000000-0
StarportX No Starport
Size0 Asteroid/Planetoid Belt
Atmosphere0 Vacuum
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population0 Barren (0)
Government0 No Government structure
Law0 No Law
Tech Level0 Pre-Industrial (primitive)
Primary Star
Atmosphere
Off-world presence Yes
Zoetic individuals Yes
Source
Reference Distant Fringe
Canon No
Also see

The Quemm are a sophont species native to Dal Hallen, in the center of Far Home Sector.

Description[edit]

No information yet available.

Image Repository[edit]

  1. Quemm.
    Quemm.jpg

Physiology[edit]

Rough terrain flyer

Temperate climate atmosphere-breather

Omnivore Hunter

Asymetrical HBS-T-WW-WL-P (upper and lower paired wings, tripod legs, proboscis mounting manipulators)

Cartilage interior, Lymph fluids, Skin exterior, No weapons, Tentacles.

Vertical torso

50 kg.

Senses[edit]

  • V-14-INA. Quemm see IR-NearIR-Aglow, in the infra-red spectrum. Their visual capabilities are similar to humans.
  • H-18-8-3-8-3. Quemm aural perception is slightly superior to that of humans. They can hear sounds at frequencies from about 20 Hz to 32,000 Hz.
  • S-12-3. Quemm have a good sense of smell, slightly superior to that of humans.
  • T-10-2. The Quemm's skin and their manipulator-tentacles are slightly more sensitive to pressure than humans.
  • A-06-2. An innate sense of the bio-electrical fields of organic life.
  • P-0. Oblivious.

Characteristics[edit]

A baseline Quemm has the following characteristic ranges:

  • Strength 1D
  • Agility 3D
  • Stamina 2D
  • Intelligence 2D
  • Education 2D
  • Charisma 2D

Reproduction[edit]

EAB (Egg Donor, Activator, Bearer)

Life Stages[edit]

  • 0 Infant (Whelp): 2 years.
  • 1 Child: 6 years.
  • 2 Teen: 14 years.
    • Career starts at age 14.
  • 3 Young adult: 2 terms (8 years).
  • 4 Adult: 2 terms (8 years).
  • 5 Peak: 5 terms (20 years). Physical aging begins (50+ years).
  • 6 Midlife: 1 terms (4 years).
  • 7 Senior: 1 terms (4 years).
  • 8 Elder: 1 terms (4 years).
  • 9 Retirement: 2 terms (8 years). Mental aging begins (70+ years).

Diet and Trophics[edit]

Omnivore Hunter.

Preference for small game.

Psychology & Philosophy[edit]

No information yet available.

Philosophical Outlook[edit]

Philosophy: Pragmatism; whatever works (not what’s right). Let’s get results.

Theology: Individualism, libertarianism, capitalism, non-religious self law. I’m God. I make the law. I’m in it for me. What I know for sure is that there are things I want, and I’m going to get them. What’s in it for me? Humanitarianism and philanthropy are completely out.

Ethics: Skepticism

Psychology: Existentialism – analysis of individual existence in an unfathomable universe, and the plight of the individual who must assume ultimate responsibility for their acts of free will without any certain knowledge of what is right or wrong or good or bad.

Society & Culture[edit]

HASS values:

  • Homogenity: 7 (Discordant)
  • Acceptance: B (Extremely friendly)
  • Strangeness: 2
  • Symbols: B

Demographics[edit]

60 million.

Language[edit]

The primary means of communication is through vocalisation.

Many languages and dialects exist.

Calendar[edit]

No information yet available.

Social Organization[edit]

No information yet available.

Government & Law[edit]

No information yet available.

Law and Justice[edit]

No information yet available.

Technology[edit]

No information yet available.

Military[edit]

No information yet available.

History[edit]

  • ca 350,000BCE Proto-Quemm emerge on their homeworld.
The primal ancestors of the Quemm spread across the bright face of their planet, moving into environments very different to that in which they evolved.
  • ca 2900AD: first official Quemm-human contact.

References & Contributors / Sources[edit]

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