The Outcropping

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The Outcropping (owt-craw-ping)
Dominant Race Xiruen
Location
Terrain Rocky Desert
Climate Large Deserts
Rock formations
Point(s) of Interest
Local Groups: Pan Arbnhap


Musical rendering from ‘Environmental Atmospheres’

Overview

Xiruen-Space is most commonly referred to as The Outcropping. No species other than Xiruen lay a claim to the desolate lands that they call home. The Outcropping houses roughly two-thirds of all Xiruen dispersed fairly evenly amongst the planet-stars, with the other third scattered around Omneutta as hirable muscle of all sorts.

Geography

Most if The Outcropping is covered by large deserts, with expanses of short, dry grasslands between. Throughout Xiruen-Space are rock formations, usually vertical. Xiruen make their homes from these formations and the rocks of The Outcropping are special—many different kinds of rock grow towards the nearest or strongest source of light. In many cases these rock spires and formations will grow at odd angles towards the light.

Local Groups

Pan Arbnhap

Due to the reclusive and secretive nature of the Xiruen as a species, Pan Arbnhap has no known translation in Omnel. This Local Group of The Outrcopping is the only known location where ground water is readily available, and the name might reflect this phenomenon.

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