Spacer

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A Spacer is a tough sophont who has chosen to live and work in hostile expanses of the void, space.

  • They are often popularly referred to as star men, travellers, etc.
  • The term most often refers to military men, sailors, or naval ratings.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The term has several meanings:

  1. Popular Spacer Definition: A number of old spacers popularly define themselves as sophonts who spend half their lives or more in space. [1]
  2. Military Definition - Spacer: Someone who serves in a (space) navy or works on am armed (star) ship. Naval Officer. Rating. Sailor (archaic).[2]

Types of Spacers[edit]

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Old Spacer's Tales: An Old Spacer's Tale is a legend, myth, or generally good story told by spacers. Such tales can be truthful, fictional, or somewhere in-between. They are primarily told for entertainment purposes, a way of passing the long hours spent in the lonely voids between worlds.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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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.

  1. Marc Miller. The Traveller Book (Game Designers Workshop, 1982), 42.
  2. Marc Miller. T5 Core Rules (Far Future Enterprises, 2013), 89.