Orthians

(from bible)
Orth. Mostly barren wasteland. Tombworld. One side is cold, black, and quiet. Other is extremely hot and bright
Orthians live here. Awoke “recently” cataloged much of the surface. those sent below have yet to return, hundreds of years later.
probably one of the best open library/museum in the system

what things dwell on the surface? No water
steel tombs…so hot.

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Sapient magical stones born of lighting strikes on their hellish wasteland of a planet
deep thirst for knowledge.eagerly collect info in order to eventually be “uploaded” into their hive mind ruler Central Intellect.
Each is assigned civic duty to gather info on a given subject
Everone eventually spends some time in the OVermind
Often seen as weird but friendly by other races. not always taken seriously
Inquisitive
Helped research the Helms
can make crude bodies around themselves.

Orthians

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