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Base Information
Classification Omnivore/hunter-gatherer
Status Minor Race
Locomotion Walker
Terrain Forest
Body Form
Confluence Non-humanoid
Bio-Identenoid Alien
Languages Native Language
Social Structure Anarchy
Technological Epoch TL:0-3
Psionic potential Standard
Origin World
Homeworld location Htalrea (Reaver's Deep 1224)
StarportE Frontier - no facilities
Size7 Medium (11,200 km, 0.70g - 0.94g)
Atmosphere6 Standard
Hydrographics7 Wet World 70%
Population6 Moderate (1 million)
Government1 Company/Corporation
Law0 No Law
Tech Level1 Pre-Industrial (bronze, iron)
Primary Star M1 V
Atmosphere Standard
Off-world presence No
Zoetic individuals Yes
Reference Trading Team 2,3.
Canon No
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The Polyphemes are a primitive hunter/gatherer society native to Htalrea (Reaver's Deep 1224) and are to be found in the northern of the two main continents.

Physiology & Environment (Ecology)[edit]

Massive bipeds with prominent external ears, a single large eye, 7 fingers on a hand, and powerful bodies, the Polyphemes of Htalrea were only recently contacted by human traders, and are still only poorly understood.

Culture & Society (Ethnology)[edit]

They have been described as proud and independent having evolved an elaborate ritual surrounding trade in which they produce examples of the items they are interested in to demonstrate that they can produce them as well and that they do not "need" them.

They will furthermore expect those they trade with to produce an example of the items they wish or the exchange will become "unthinkable".


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:

No world articles for Polypheme

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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