The New Essential Guide to Alien Species by Ann Margaret Lewis PDF

By Ann Margaret Lewis

Observe who’s who and what’s what within the big name Wars universe with this superbly illustrated guide–now in complete colour for the 1st time.

When it involves extraterrestrial life-forms, there’s extra to technological know-how fiction’s most famed galaxy than simply Jawas, Wookiees, Ewoks, and Hutts. From the skylanes of Coruscant to the worlds of the Outer Rim, an untold variety of species populate these planets a ways, distant. And in case you confuse Gungans with Gamorreans, or don’t comprehend a bantha from a tauntaun, you actually want the in-depth information that merely this revised, accelerated, and up-to-date advisor can deliver.
This accomplished assessment comprises beings from all six of the vintage movies–plus the novels, comic strip sequence, comics, and games. It’s a bigger go component to species than what you’ll locate within the Mos Eisley cantina. and every access, from acklay to Zabrak, from amphibians to vacuum-breathers, beneficial properties every thing you want to recognize, including

• entire actual description and professional designation, so that you can inform your sentients out of your non-sentients, and your humanoids out of your insectoids
• homeworld: from dry and dusty Tatooine, stormy and waterlogged Kamino, to arctic Hoth, and numerous different unusual and sundry worlds
• phonetic pronunciation: Askajian, H’nemthe, Iktotchi, Ssi-ruu, and Xexto/Quermian aren’t as effortless to assert as they're to, er, spell
• outstanding visual appeal: a list of 1 of the extra major appearances of every species within the teeming big name Wars storyline

Plus, this brand-new variation contains a thesaurus of an important descriptive phrases and a very unique, complete colour representation for every of multiple hundred person species. It’s an important galaxy, and anyone has to arrange it. anticipate big name Wars®: the recent crucial consultant to Alien Species–and don’t go away your homeworld with no it.

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Their sense of smell is quite keen, and they use it, along with their heat-sensing organ, to determine the moods of those they encounter. Arcona society is largely and strongly communal, valuing the needs of a collective group over those of an individual. Therefore, they lack a sense of individuality and rarely speak of themselves in the first person, using the pronoun we instead. While they generally have strong familial ties, males usually raise Arcona children, as females are considered more reckless and irresponsible.

Some, if not most, are addicted to their own product and sell the death sticks to support their own habits. During the time of the Old Republic, illegal trade in death sticks became the greatest competition to the addictive spice from Ryloth called ryll. This rivalry resulted in a deep-seated dislike between Balosars and Twi’leks that continues to this day. Death sticks were easy to produce in mass quantities due to the prolific growth of balo mushrooms—which, unlike ryll, were an easily renewable resource.

The Quara make up only one-tenth of the overall world population. They have developed humanoid hands with five fingers, and are far more adept in fine motor skills. Having completely left the oceans through evolution, Quara make their homes in the vast wetland areas of Ando, gleaning their sustenance from the bountiful waterfowl, land creatures, and plant life that abide in these areas. The Ualaq, like the Quara, possess five-fingered hands, but have four eyes rather than two. Scientists believe that this is one trait the other two species actually lost, because while the Ualaq developed fingers to live primarily on land, they mainly reside in caves and dark rain forest regions of Ando.

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