A grandiose holy temple dedicated to the dead goddess Nika-Ta. The Temple is located in the center of the holy city Nikano, in the Chataki region.
A large field of asteroids in close orbit of the star in the New Sibir system. Sibir's Ring is rich in resources, but extremely dangerous due to its close proximity to the New Sibir star.
Also known as the 'Stinger'. A small, carrier-launched combat drone operated by Varkesh capital ships, well known for their tactics of swarming and overwhelming their targets. These drones are unmanned and guided by the mothership's AI systems.
The 'Jet streams' of the Galaxy, hyper-lanes are a complex network of natural space-time ripples utilized by various space-faring cultures for faster-than-light interstellar travel.
The first permanent colony on the planet Takri. Takrino is located on one of the lower mesas in the Takrino region, known for its resiliency despite the lack of farmable land and freshwater and the inhospitable terrain.
A forested region of hot, dry summers and cold, moist winters. Mataga is home to the Matari people, an ethnic group of brown-furred Drakari known for their mechanical prowess.
Members of the alien Majaha race within the Sol Empire. Most individuals are slaves or very low class 'citizens'.
A pirate group operating out of the Sol Asteroid Belt and a significant part of the Interplanetary Federation of Sol's history.
A unit of space craft speed measurement used by the Arshans, based on the cruising speed of the first Arshan space craft named the Impulse.
A unit of measurement used by the Sol Empire. Star-miles are commonly used as a speed measurement as well in the form of star-miles/hour.
The first post-Earth human nation, formed by survivors on the Mars Colony and International Space Station. The IFS existed for 400 years before succumbing to civil war and becoming the Sol Empire.
The traditional rites of passing for the Drakari people, including the day-long mourning, Passing Speech, Burning Ritual, and the Feast of Passing.
A massive supercomputer in the Dovolish core system which houses the Soo'Ta AI and is connected to the Varkesh AI network.
A large statue depicting the dead goddess Nika-Ta. The statue is located along the shore lines of Chatakino, and is a common site of religious gatherings and offerings.
A more recent entry to a series of Drakari cookery guides that focus on a specific ingredient or aspect of the species cuisine. This one is focused on the more controversial Nika Tikuma flower spice.
A human woman of both Arshan and Sionian culture, formerly a member of Alpha Squadron's Blackjack 20-C and now an engineering shift leader aboard the ACV Esther IV.
A recently popular trading card game among Drakari youth. Kari-Ta Matilo was inspired by a popular, similar game observed among Terrans.
The first colonised region of the planet Takri and an unexpectedly inhospitable place.
A large Drakari city located in the Matago region. Matagano is the home of the ancient Matari Clan, known for its industrialization and military strength, and is home of one of Iraka's wonders: A grand pyramid.
A fragrant flower native to the Chataki region of Iraka. Nika tikuma is heavily tied to ancient Chatari religious traditions, especially in use as an incense, but has become a point of contention as foreigners discovered it makes a tasty spice.
The reference colors used for the shoulder markings of the Military Uniform (Arshan). The color represents a soldier's 'Command Tier', which indicates their position in the chain of command.
The shoulder patch for the United Arshan Federation's Foxtrot Squadron, as worn on the Service Dress and General Duty uniforms. The patch depicts the Arshan emblem surrounded by a circle in Foxtrot Squadron's color: Red.
A reference image of the Arshan Military Uniform. This reference shows the General Duty Jacket (left) and Service Dress Coat (right) along with the slacks, shoes, and undershirt worn with both uniform variants.
The United Arshan Federation 's primary demographics, as of a census taken in the year 482 AST.
A portrait of Sairis Helosi in civilian clothing, portraying her appearance after the accident. This version is was colored by Sierra Brown instead of Catherine Webbe.
The official, national emblem and 'flag' for the United Arshan Federation. The tan circle represents both the Arshan capital of DeArshin and the unity of all Arshan people. The orange chevron encompassing the circle represents the unity of the Federation towards a single, common goal to protect their own and drive forward through the trials of space.
The Dragon Infantry Corps' unit patch. The patch depicts a red dragon in a sandy field, encircled in the unit's squadron color. Dragon Corps is a division of the United Arshan Federation's Alpha Squadron.
The shoulder patch for the United Arshan Federation's Alpha Squadron, as worn on the Service Dress and General Duty uniforms. The patch depicts the Arshan emblem surrounded by a circle in Alpha Squadron's color: White.