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Base Information
Classification Omnivore/hunter
Status Minor Race
Locomotion Flyer
Body Form
Confluence Semi-Humanoid
Bio-Identenoid Alien
Size 1.25 meters
Weight 75 kg
Languages Native Language
Social Structure Balkanization
Technological Epoch TL:4-6
Psionic potential Standard
Origin World
Homeworld location Unknown World
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Primary Star
Off-world presence Yes
Zoetic individuals Yes
Reference Aliens Archive 21-27.
Canon Yes
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The Controlled, the name given the Guy-Troy by the Imperium, are hexapods like many other winged sophonts.

Physical sophontology[edit]

The Guy-troy are not very strong, by human standards, and their arms are extremely slender but have digital dexterity superior to Humaniti’s. Their feet (but not hands) are equipped with razor sharp talons making them walk or run much more slowly than humans. A Controlled’s skeleton is flexible and lighter than humans, with internal cartilaginous structures giving it a terrific resistance to blunt impact damage. However, their paper-thin skin tears or bruises easily.

Their true mode of movement, of course, is in winged flight: though in standard atmospheres they can only glide, in denser gas envelopes like that of their homeworld they can achieve speeds of some 30 meters per second. They stand 1.25 meters tall (with a 3.25 m wingspan), and typically mass 50 to 75 kg.

Cultural sophontology[edit]

The Imperium’s long supervision of the Controlled has made their mental life strongly resemble the typical (human) citizen’s. They are still subject to impatience, restlessness, and moodiness, but are capable of terrific powers of concentration for short periods

In another oddity, they require special low berths and cannot use the conventional variety.

Linguistic sophontology[edit]

They cannot speak human languages well, languages (nor can humans physically voice theirs), so they must resort to translators.

References and contributors[edit]

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