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Homo sapiens loeskalthii
Base Information
Classification Omnivore/gatherer
Status Minor Human Race
Locomotion Walker
Terrain Plains
Body Form
Confluence Humanoid
Bio-Identenoid Human
Size 1.6 meters
Weight 80 kg
Languages Vilani (language)Unknown Native Language
Social Structure Oligarchy
Technological Epoch TL:10-12
Psionic potential Standard
Origin World
Homeworld location Sagal (Gushemege 0339)
StarportX No Starport
Size8 Large (12,800 km, 0.80g - 1.08g)
Atmosphere8 Dense
Hydrographics7 Wet World 70%
PopulationA High (80 billion)
Government9 Impersonal Bureaucracy
LawC Extreme Law (no privacy)
Tech Level6 Pre-Stellar (nuclear)
Primary Star K1 V M0 V
Atmosphere Dense
Off-world presence No
Zoetic individuals No
Reference Fate of the Sky Raiders 58,59.
Canon Yes
Also see

The Loeskalth of Sagal (Gushemege 0339) are an extinct Minor Human Race with a humanoid appearance.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Loeskalth were known only from ancient First Imperium records.

Physiology and ecology[edit]

As a minor human race, they share the physiology of all members of Humaniti.

Archaeological and cultural sophontology[edit]

During the early stages of the First Imperium the Loeskalth culture absorbed a great deal of science and technology indirectly from the Vilani and founded a small empire which embraced, at its height, most of their home subsector. [1]

About -4200, the Vilani consolidation destroyed the Loeskalth Empire and absorbed the civilization into the mainstream of Vilani culture. An aggressive and warlike race, the Loeskalth resisted but were ultimately overwhelmed. [1]

Spacebourne Wandering Period[edit]

Recent evidence has shown that the last pocket of Loeskalth resistance built a large asteroid starship which set off on a sublight voyage across the Great Rift after the final Vilani triumph. The descendants of the refugees on this ship later became the so-called Sky Raiders. [1]

The Sky Radiers were a semi-legendary culture which seems to have flourished some 5,300 years ago in the Far Frontiers sector. Almost all evidence of the Sky Raiders has come from oral traditions, myths, legends and the like from a number of separate worlds in the Jungleblut and Taemerlyk subsectors. Tradition invariably depicted the Sky Raiders as a ruthless, agressive race, descending from the sky to spread destruction and death among the inhabitants. Plunder and pillage would seem to have been their main object in these raids. [2]

Their origins, fate and details of their culture remain unknown. Evidence gathered thus far, especially on Mirayn (Far Frontiers 2134), has proven that the Sky Raiders are of human stock (race at present uncertain) enjoying TL–9 to TL–10 and employing the Vilani language. [2]

It has always been assumed that the Loeskalth had been restrained within Gushemege, however in 877 archaeologists on Oewni (Dagudashaag 0216) discovered a carved wooden statue and a series of intricately carved stone pillars that appeared to be Loeskalth in origin. The statue is currently believed to be a representation of the Loeskalth Goddess, Xtahl the healer. Most scientists hold to the theory that the carving and stone patterns had been brought to the planet by 'Conquering' Vilani. However there are a growing number of people who believe that Loeskalth fleeing the Vilani had established the first Oewni colony.[3]


This race is primarily located in the following areas:
Charted Space:


The homeworld of this race is not known for certain. There are several candidates:

World Listing[edit]

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

4 of 4 World articles in Loeskalth
Abaelou  •  Mirayn  •  Oewni  •  Sagal  •  
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References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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