Welcome to the CortiiAverage life expectancy: 23 Standard
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Derian is a very old Cortiian word, and it literally means ‘rider’. It’s also, in wider use, a generic title for any Cortiian, rather like ‘citizen’ in the Federated Planets Alliance.
Interview with a Cortiian: meet a mercenary from another arm of the galaxy, answer some of your questions about Cortiians, the Cortii, and how much of the books is based on actual missions. (Not a whole lot.)
Cortia, pl. Cortii
Standard unit of twenty-five Cortiians, split into five cells of five.
Hejjin’in (Galatactic sector)
Spatial sector adjoining the FPA Sector. Monarchic, democratic. Official language: Kihali
Derian, pl. deriani
Rider; also any unranked Cortiian, or the common title used to address any Cortiian whose actual rank is unknown.
Cortiians use advanced full-input suits for training and recreation. They can be networked or isolated for solo use.
Formal phrase of apology, Cortiian.
Byword for infectious disease, origin unknown.
Learn about the galactic species, governments, and history
Meet Irin Seviki, a ranch master from the Central Worlds – if you’re enough of a non-conformist to admit to knowing Cortiians, you’d better be influential enough to survive it.
Given the generally cold (and occasionally fissionable-hot) relationship between most of the humanoid governments and the Cortii, it may not be immediately obvious that there were Cortiian units on a lot of the early colony ships.