Higher Tech Species: Lots of them, arguably. The Imperial member species are this for most, if not all, of the Associated Worlds. The elder races – which, despite the technical definition based on the information entropy of their communications, in practice means “significantly older than the oldest of the current galactic mainstream” – are this to everybody, although nearly all of them aren’t particularly active any more, and have, for example, retreated into a virtual civilization in their own “Happy Fun Ball” (for which read, the matrioshka brain about eighty light-years to nadir of the Cordai Gap). And finally, of course, the Precursors, who would be this to everyone except that they’re simply Sufficiently Advanced Aliens.
Dying Race: Generally averted; biotech is pretty good these days, and most of the time, a sophont race that has, for some reason, ended up in this sort of decline can – with much difficulty and investment, or at least charity – have that fixed. Or at least preserve themselves through some sort of technical intervention.
Only generally averted, though; there are a few minor examples – although, really, most of them are more like the virtual civilization to nadir of the Cordai Gap, and aren’t so much a dying race as a suicidal race, who are pretty much dying out through sheer ennui. (Or so it is thought via external measurements of computational activity.)
The First Distributed Exclavine Republic is seeking to open new franchise-nations in the Expansion Regions, in or adjacent to the Cordai Gap constellation, and is therefore looking for comment, business opportunities, and investment partners among all existing polities, private organizations, and consortia within this region.
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FDER welcomes your inquiries and tenders, which should be directed to:
Eliéra (Imperial Core)
Avenue of Incarnadine Pillars
First Distributed Exclavine Republic
f.a.o. VP of Franchise Extension
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