A large region spinward
of the Domain of Deneb
inhabited by the human major
race known as the Zhodani. Though
in most respects to other human races, the Zhodani tend to be taller
more lithe of build than Solomani or Vilani.
Their most notable difference lies in their acceptance and use of psionics.
Zhodani society is based on a rigid class system defined
by psionic abilities. Because of their psionic talents, the
the most effective authoritarian rule in history. The Tavrchedl'
to as the "Thought Police" by many Imperial
inhabitants) are a special branch
of psionic operatives charged with maintaining correct thought within
The Imperial anti-psionic policies have been a long-standing
point of dispute between the regions. Relations have improved
greatly with the signing of the Treaty
of Quar, although much distrust remains -- the Zhodani comprised
the major opposition
force during the Frontier Wars,
being the driving force of the Outworld