Ka Keleree

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Ka Keleree
Base Information
Classification Scavenger/reducer
Status Minor Race
Locomotion Digger
Terrain Underground
Body Form
Confluence Non-humanoid
Bio-Identenoid Alien
Size 4 meters
Languages Native Language
Social Structure Oligarchy
Technological Epoch TL:7-9
Psionic potential Standard
Origin World
Homeworld location Gaae (Dagudashaag 0615)
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere4 Thin (tainted)
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population5 Moderate (100 thousand)
Government3 Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy
Law8 High Law (controlled blades)
Tech Level7 Pre-Stellar (electronics)
Primary Star K4 V M1 V
Atmosphere Thin (tainted)
Off-world presence No
Zoetic individuals Yes
Reference "Shallows Library Data." Signal-GK 09 53.
Canon No
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The Ka Keleree are a Minor Race native to Gaae (Dagudashaag 0615). The Ka Keleree city-tunnels are usually found excavated around large underground water lakes. The race appear to be a curious hybrid of animal and fungi to be exact.

Physical sophontology[edit]

They have evolved out of scavenger stock that still have many living representatives on the world. They are predominantly carbon-based but have silicon as a significant component of their make-up, most notably their tough outer shell.

The related lifeforms create their habitats by exuding large quantities at powerful acids (complex mixtures of sulfuric. chromic and hydrofluoric acids with numerous catalytic components) which can rapidly etch away the rock through which they tunnel. Ka Keleree have evolved to the point where tool use has superseded their natural abilities to bore their new underground works and although their acid-production has diminished considerably with time, all their bodily secretions are highly corrosive. This has caused problems when the Ka Kalaree have interacted with humaniti.

Linguistic sophontology[edit]

Ka Keleree predominantly communicate by scent generated by their rear two pairs of legs, though sound-based language (created by clicking their various claws and rubbing their rear legs together), a fairly recent innovation, has begun to supersede that as their primary means of communication.

Societal sophontology[edit]

The Ka Keleree live deep underground in the cooler Polar Regions and have developed a stable, peaceful TL–7 society. Although not xenophobic, Ka Keleree are extremely insular and prefer to have little to do with other sentient races. Much of a Ka Keleree's waking hours are spent either hunting for food or composing life tales or poetry to increase their position in the Council of Light, a pseudo-government whereby the more charismatic citizens represent both their own interests and those who think the same as them.


This race is primarily located in the following areas:


The homeworld of this race is:

World Listing[edit]

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

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Reference and contributors[edit]

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