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Homo sapiens shakhamashi
Base Information
Classification Omnivore/gatherer
Status Minor Human Race
Locomotion Walker
Terrain Plains
Body Form
Confluence Humanoid
Bio-Identenoid Human
Size 1.8 meters
Weight 100 kg
Languages Native Language
Social Structure Oligarchy
Technological Epoch TL:13-15
Psionic potential Standard
Origin World
Homeworld location Shakhamash (Gushemege 2716)
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size9 Large (14,400 km, 1.03g - 1.33g)
Atmosphere4 Thin (tainted)
HydrographicsA Water World 100%
Population9 High (5 billion)
Government9 Impersonal Bureaucracy
LawA Extreme Law (no weapons)
Tech LevelF High Stellar (anagathics)
Primary Star M3 V - K0 V
Atmosphere Thin (tainted)
Off-world presence No
Zoetic individuals Yes
Reference Aliens Volume 1 196-197.
Canon Yes
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The Hanen of Shakhamash (Gushemege 2716) are a Minor Human Race and technologically advanced sophonts.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

A minor human race native to Shakhamash (Gushemege 2716). The Hanen live on the myriad small islands and the floating mats of biomass that dot the planet, and are quite adapted to an aquatic life.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

They were able to maintain their undersea habitats during the Long Night, keeping their tech level around TL–8 for the duration. Shakhamash is a manufacturer of kelp, coral, and crystal based products. It has been a major financial center for much of the Third Imperium as well as an industrial center.


This race is primarily located in the following areas:


The homeworld of this race is:

World Listing: 1105[edit]

Significant communities of this race are known to exist within the following systems and worlds:

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References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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