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Homo sapiens ilthara
Base Information
Classification Omnivore/gatherer
Status Minor Human Race
Locomotion Walker
Terrain Plains
Body Form
Confluence Humanoid
Bio-Identenoid Human
Size 2.0 meters
Weight 80 kg
Languages Native Language
Social Structure Balkanization
Technological Epoch TL:10-12
Psionic potential Standard
Origin World
Homeworld location Drexilthar (Reaver's Deep 1826)
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere6 Standard
Hydrographics9 Wet World 90%
Population6 Moderate (9 million)
Government9 Impersonal Bureaucracy
LawD Extreme Law (paramilitary law)
Tech Level7 Pre-Stellar (electronics)
Primary Star G4 V
Atmosphere Standard
Off-world presence Yes
Zoetic individuals Yes
Reference Humaniti 79.
Canon Yes
Also see Akakhad, K'Tring, Tring

The Iltharans of Drexilthar (Reaver's Deep 1826) are a Minor Human Race, and one of three ethnic groups on this world. The other major ethnic groups are the Akakhad and the Tring.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

An ethnic subdivision of the Iltharans. Also referred to as the High Iltharans. Iltharans are fairly close to the Human root stock, and can usually interbreed with other Humans (particularly Solomani) without difficulty. Most of their divergences are adaptations to light gravity and a cold climate.

The most significant difference between Iltharans and the rest of Humaniti lies in the reproductive cycle. Iltharans are relatively infertile, but in compensation they enjoy an unusually long life expectancy. An Iltharan will reach maturity at about 18 standard years, but does not feel the onset of aging until about 100 standard years of age, and with reasonable medical care he can expect to live over 150 standard years.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

During the fall of the Rule of Man, their world served as a refuge for Grand Lord Izanak, a Reaver warlord, for eight years while Izanak's ships were repaired. The Iltharans managed to copy the Reavers technology and built themselves a small interstellar empire during the Long Night.

The Iltharan Empire was unchallenged for almost 800 years (from about -890 to -100). It finally met its match in the Principality of Caledon, a Solomani splinter state founded late in the Long Night. The Empire attacked and conquered several outlying Caledonian worlds, but the Principality’s core resisted Iltharan attack.

About 100, scouts from the Third Imperium entered the region, and trade began to pick up considerably. This led to a sharp increase in Iltharan attacks on the colonies and shipping of others, and finally led to a direct confrontation between the Iltharan Empire and the Imperium. About 250, the Caledonians engineered rebellions on several of the Empire’s subject worlds, triggering open war and Imperial intervention. By 267 the last Iltharan subject worlds had been conquered by Caledonian forces, supported by the Imperial White Fleet. In 268, the White Fleet subjected Drexilthar itself to nuclear bombardment, devastating the Iltharan homeworld and bringing the Empire to a fiery end.


This race is primarily located in the following areas:
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The homeworld of this race is:

World Listing[edit]

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

1 of 1 World articles in Iltharan
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References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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