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Base Information
Classification Autotroph
Status Minor Race
Locomotion Sessile
Terrain Plains
Body Form
Confluence Non-humanoid
Bio-Identenoid Cosmoid
Languages Native Language
Social Structure
Technological Epoch TL:0-3
Psionic potential Standard
Origin World
Homeworld location Weeven (Alpha Crucis 1812)
StarportE Frontier - no facilities
Size3 Small (4,800 km, 0.24g - 0.34g)
Atmosphere1 Vacuum (trace)
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
PopulationA High (90 billion)
Government9 Impersonal Bureaucracy
LawA Extreme Law (no weapons)
Tech LevelC Average Stellar (robots)
Primary Star M4 III D
Atmosphere Trace
Off-world presence No
Zoetic individuals Yes
Reference Solomani 152.
Canon Yes
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The Sundowners of Weeven (Alpha Crucis 1812) are a technologically primitive Minor Non-Human Race with a Non-humanoid appearance.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

A Sundowner, sometimes called Weeven or Lampshade, is a member of a sedentary vacuum-adapted Minor Race native to Weeven (Alpha Crucis 1812), where their population numbers in the billions.

Physiology & Environment[edit]

They leach light metals and oxygen from the world’s regolith, which they convert into a form of rocket fuel used to migrate.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Some Lampshades have been induced to perform resource extraction tasks for the Solomani population.

Psychology & Philosophy[edit]

The Sundowners are sentient but very slow thinkers. They operate on a different sense of time. They are long lived and in no hurry for any facet of life. They perceive other carbon based life forms as fleeting and ephemeral when compared to their more gradual progress through existence.


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:

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References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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