First Mention: Primary Collision
Characteristics: More plant than animal, no warriors no tech a simple race from a simple planet, no minerals to speak of and unable to live off world so they only thing the planet is good for is organic material even water is hard to harvest due to the massive vegetation. Natural ability to create low levels of Tachyon radiation with their thoughts, cannot influence time, but occasionally in large groups can predict the future, especially if a stranger is among them.
Still under the study by the Alarian Secret Intelligence Apparatus the Callahnity.
First Appearance: Disconnect
Description: A race that acts as administrators, clerks, and functionaries for the Alarian empire. Trusted by the Alarians to handle weapons in a limited fashion. Physically similar to humans.
First Appearance: Scouts Out
Second Appearance: Disconnect
Description: The Alarians originators of the collaboration the Horde; brought the other two races together. The Alarians are directed by a guiding philosophy of good old fashion greed and lust for power achieved by conquest, dictatorships, and raping a planet of its resources whether they were animal, vegetable or mineral. Black, dark blue or green hair. Black teeth. Black blood. Blue spit.
Writing Origin: Based on the blue aliens, the Gamilas, in the starship Yamato series that I watched as s kid.
Added the tattoos based on the Maori tribal tattoos, but more angular, like the Alarian bone structure.
First Mention: Scouts Out
First Appearance: In the short story Recover and Discovered by a team lead by Faith Westlock (mentioned as doing an economic study in Disconnect)
Description: A race of pure scientists, insect like aliens, emotionless at least to humanoids, society cloaked in secrecy to outsiders, even the Alarians do not know where their home world is.
Writing Origin: The other end of the spectrum from the Stetonians, hyper dependent on tech.
First Mention: Scouts Out
First Appearance: Q Runner
Description: Member of the Horde in name. But basically a slave race to the Alarians. A violent and ill tempered race, kinda of like Klingons without the opera. Incredibly tough.
At least two and a half meters tall, two arms two legs, humanoid, a man shaped Triceratops or Rhinoceros with the horns,
Tribal organization only, never would have left their home planet without the Alarians. The Alarians developed their medicine, separated them so they could increase in population and used by the Alarians as ground troops.
Writing Origin: Based in appearance on the Triceratons in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the Judon from Dr. Who.