Mongoose 2nd: Invasive Species

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Invasive Species
Core Adventures 1
Author Christopher Griffen
Publisher Mongoose Publishing
Version Mongoose 2nd
Format PDF
Language English
Pages 40
Year Published 2021
Canonical Yes
Available from DriveThru RPG, Mongoose

The Core is the seat of empire for the Third Imperium, a highly populated and industrialised region of space civilised for thousands of years. It is also home to several reserve worlds, some of which are places where the Imperial feudal nobility go to rest and play. Tinea-Fabre is a candidate to become the fourth reserve world in the sector, hosting a lush ecosphere with dozens of imported alien animals.

The Travellers are hired by the ducal heir of Alekvadin to fly a safari ship first to Akussanja, to obtain specimens of a rare and wild species, and then to Tinea-Fabre where the animal is to be deposited into a wildlife preserve. After it has settled in, the young duke-to-be enlists the Travellers to hunt the elusive creature in its adopted habitat but it proves to be a wily prey with heretofore unknown abilities. The hunters become the hunted and are seemingly forced to fight off the entire animal kingdom of the preserve. They end up in a pitched battle for their very survival.

Invasive Species includes:

  • A complete adventure set in the Core sector
  • The Superb Starling, a customised Type-K safari ship
  • New and exciting animal encounters, including the sly and ferocious shakuurzarpi of Akussanja
  • Maps of two wild alien worlds


Christopher Griffen
Matthew Sprange
Katrina Hepburn
Sergio Villa, Mark Graham, Anderson Maia, Angel Muro, Nikita Vasylchuk, Maurice Mosqua, Amy Wheeler
Charlotte Law
Jeremy Rector

Table of Contents[edit]

New Traveller: Invasive Species
Section Page/s
Introduction 2
Referee's Information 4
Superb Starling 6
The Edge of the Twilight Zone 13
The Duke's Playground 22
The Gauntlet 30
Epilogue 35
Allies and Opposition 36
Equipment 39
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