Urpa (world)

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Urpa/Iiradu (Dagudashaag 2505)
Classic Era (1115)
B776565-B
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size7 Medium (11,200 km, 0.70g - 0.94g)
Atmosphere7 Standard (tainted)
Hydrographics6 Wet World 60%
Population5 Moderate (800 thousand)
Government6 Captive Government/Colony
Law5 Moderate Law (no concealable weapons)
Tech LevelB Average Stellar (large starships)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K4 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 3
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Urpa is an agricultural, nonindustrial world still lacking adequate means to expand its economy.

Description[edit]

Urpa is an Imperial agricultural world located in Iiradu Subsector of Dagudashaag Sector.

  • It is notable as the homeworld of the Urpayans.

Urpa is home to the Urpayans. This race is virtually identical to Humaniti save for their pink pigmentation, purple eyes and hair, and their ability to breathe their homeworld's tainted air. Internal anatomy , is almost identical to humans except the Urpayans have an extremely efficient filter within their large lungs.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Urpa was first survey by a ship belonging to the Restryk Corporation, which regards the planet as its own property and treats the Urpayans as slaves, albeit well-treated ones. Urpayans are not allowed to leave the planet or take up employment with anyone other then the Corporation. The main products of Urpa include sweet vegetables, handicrafts, and mechanical locks of great beauty and effectiveness.

An Urpayan leaving the planet will require dietary supplements and a breathing appratus to supply trace gasses — poisonous to others but vital for their survival.

Archaeologists studying the Urpayans have noted the absence of any other similar species, either now or in the past. This contradicts the possibility of parallel evolution at work. The possibility of of the Urpayans as a Minor Human Race has also been rejected. In 899 an archaeologist named Hirum Temple published book with the theory no-one to date had found any trace of the Urpayans existing on the planet much before the Rule of Man. The Urpayans were an extremely primitive race prior to their contact, and had no records or stories which explains their origins.

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