Satha

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Satha
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Base Information
Classification Omnivore
Status Minor Race
Locomotion Swimmer
Terrain Ocean
Body Form
Confluence Non-humanoid
Bio-Identenoid Alien
Size 8.4 meters
Weight 24,000 kg
Culture
Languages Native Language
Social Structure Anarchy
Technological Epoch TL:0-3
Psionic potential Standard
Origin World
Homeworld location Galatea (Far Frontiers 3228)
UWP
E685610-5
StarportE Frontier - no facilities
Size6 Medium (9,600 km, 0.60g - 0.81g)
Atmosphere8 Dense
Hydrographics5 Wet World 50%
Population6 Moderate (5 million)
Government1 Company/Corporation
Law0 No Law
Tech Level5 Industrial (mass production)
Primary Star F3 V D
Atmosphere Dense
Off-world presence No
Zoetic individuals Yes
Source
Reference Rescue On Galatea 33,36.
Canon No
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The Satha of Galatea (Far Frontiers 3228) are a Minor Non-Human Race with a non-humanoid appearance and technologically primitive sophonts.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Satha is Galatea's whale, but land-going as well, for these mammoth creatures will come to land along the shores of the islands, and occasionally may even be found aground in inland coves and lagoons. The only xenological study done of them would indicate that they may be sentient, but virtually nothing native stands a chance against the great Satha. The original study made the mistake of assuming that the Satha is uncommunicative, whereas, in fact, they are willing to make contact through any means possible. Indeed, the Satha have a peculiar understanding of Galatea's seismic troubles, and given proper study of their language, the Satha may prove invaluable information sources and on-the-spot assistants for future mining and construction operations on Galatea. The Satha have little love for the Asaii, and may be seen fighting them over its ocean carrion.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Galatea is named for its vast oceans and storms. Discovered in 439 by independent explorer Mathias Farnha, the planet possesses over 5000 islands which are mostly unstable due to geologic "tides" in the planet's crust. Though rich in minerals and possibly some heavy metals, mining is virtually impossible because of the violent activity of the faulting crust.

Astrography[edit]

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

Homeworld[edit]

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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References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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