From Traveller Wiki - Science-Fiction Adventure in the Far future
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Base Information
Classification Carnivore/chaser
Status Minor Race
Locomotion Walker
Terrain Plains
Body Form
Confluence Non-humanoid
Bio-Identenoid Alien
Size 5.0 meters
Weight 200 kg
Languages Native Language
Social Structure
Technological Epoch TL:4-6
Psionic potential Standard
Origin World
Homeworld location A'a'suni (Dagudashaag 2227)
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere4 Thin (tainted)
Hydrographics6 Wet World 60%
Population8 Moderate (300 million)
GovernmentA Charismatic Dictator
LawD Extreme Law (paramilitary law)
Tech Level5 Industrial (mass production)
Primary Star M2 V
Atmosphere Thin (tainted)
Off-world presence No
Zoetic individuals Yes
Reference Signal-GK 02 54-58.
Canon No
Also see

The Athar are a Minor Race native to A'a'suni (Dagudashaag 2227).

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Athar are descended from six limbed carnivore chasers that originally adapted to a pack existence in the badlands and plains of A'a'suni/Pact (Dagudashaag 2227) The forerunners of the Athar hunted within clearly marked territories, preying on large herbivores as they followed traditional migration routes.

Physiology and environment[edit]

The Athar are homeothermic, trilaterally symmetrical quadrupeds. They have two pairs of powerful rear legs ending in a wide padded foot, and a single pair of forearms ending in dexterous hands. The head mounts the sensory organs, and sits atop a long neck. A broad flat tail is used to aid balance. Their bodies are covered in a thick leathery hide that acts both as insulation and protection. They mass around 200 kg, and average five meters from the point of the snout to the tip of the tail.

References and contributors[edit]

This list of sources was used by the Traveller Wiki Editorial Team and individual contributors to compose this article. Copyrighted material is used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author. The page history lists all of the contributions.