!!xug'k

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!!xug'k
Base Information
Classification Autotroph
Terrain Clear (Grasslands)
Locomotion Sessile
Size Small
Speed 0.0 kph (Sessile)
Strength Immobile
Social Structure Large groups (groves)
Weapons None
Armor None
Source
Homeworld Unknown
Multi-world Yes
Canon No
Extinct Extant
Reference "Small Cargoes-Three for the Road." Challenge 27 27.

The !!xug'k plant is common to many worlds in the Two Thousand Worlds. The leaves are dried and supplied as a luxury item for the K'kree.

Physiology and ecology[edit]

No information yet available.

Life Cycle & Reproduction[edit]

No information yet available.

Diet & Trophics[edit]

No information yet available.

History and background[edit]

In the Two Thousand Worlds, !!xug'k is perfectly legal, not particularly expensive (Cr25 to Cr50 per kilogram), and easy to obtain. For the K'kree it is a mild narcotic.

For Humans, and Vargr, Highleaf is one of the most potent addictive drugs known. A 10-gram dose, taken by chewing the leaves, gives the user a powerful sense of euphoria and giddiness for eight to fourteen hours. The drug interferes with the judgment, cognitive abilities, and reaction time of the user. The drug is physically addicting, with the withdrawal symptoms and cravings suddenly emerging days or weeks after the last consumption. Highleaf is illegal on most worlds in the Third Imperium, and usually unobtainable. Human and Vargr smugglers often slip into K'kree space to import the drug.

Travellers' Aid Society Advisory[edit]

TAS strongly recommends caution when using highleaf, which is highly physically addictive, causing severe withdrawal symptoms, including death.

References and contributors[edit]

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