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Base Information
Classification Omnivore/gatherer
Status Human Chimera
Locomotion Walker
Terrain Plains
Body Form
Confluence Humanoid
Bio-Identenoid Human
Size 1.8 meters
Weight 100 kg
Languages Anglic
Social Structure
Technological Epoch TL:10-12
Psionic potential Standard
Origin World
Homeworld location Velscur (Alpha Crucis 1530)
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size1 Small (1,600 km, 0.05g - 0.09g)
Atmosphere0 Vacuum
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population9 High (0 billion)
Government5 Feudal Technocracy
Law6 Moderate Law (no firearms except shotguns)
Tech LevelC Average Stellar (robots)
Primary Star M1 V
Atmosphere Vacuum
Off-world presence Yes
Zoetic individuals Yes
Reference Solomani .
Canon Yes
Also see

The Selenites of Velscur (Alpha Crucis 1530) are a technologically sophisticated Human Chimera with a human appearance.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

A Selenite is a human chimera race possessing subtle genetic modifications in order to thrive in low or micro-gravity environments.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Selenites were engineered during the early years of Terran colonization of the solar system, before the widespread introduction of gravity control technology. They are a willowy genotype adapted for early Terran colonies on Luna and Ceres.

The Selenites used paraterraforming to settle a dozen worlds in Alpha Crucis Sector, starting in –2222 with Velscur in Veracruz Subsector. Other important Selenite worlds in Alpha Crucis include Brookwall, Duncan, Fairday, Faro, Iamir, Wiseman, and Ychanon.

Psychology & Philosophy[edit]

The highly self-sufficient nature of these ‘worldhouse’ societies meant that many of them ended up turning inward and developing a somewhat xenophobic attitude.

Many Selenites, used to their carefully managed worlds, find ‘wild’ planets strange, dangerous and frightening.


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


The homeworld of this race is:

World Listing[edit]

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

7 of 7 World articles in Selenite
Burroughs  •  Dannon  •  Duncan  •  Fairday  •  Twining  •  Velscur (AC 1530)  •  Wasat  •  
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References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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