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The Quarians - Galactic Nomads


A nomadic race of humanoid aliens, the quarians are generally shorter and of slighter build than humans. They dress in a scavenged assortment of materials, hiding their faces behind visors, goggles, or breathing masks. Some believe the quarians are cybernetic, a blend of machine and biology that can survive for a time in the cold vacuum of space. Others believe the quarians are simply so used to living on their substandard, makeshift ships that they never remove their survival suits.


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"Now the quarians wander the galaxy in a flotilla of salvaged ships...."

Three hundred years ago the quarians created the geth, a species of rudimentary AIs, to serve as an efficient source of manual labor. But the geth rebelled against their quarian masters and drove them into exile. Now the quarians wander the galaxy in a flotilla of salvaged ships, secondhand vessels, and recycled technology. Other species tend to look down on the quarians, seeing them as scavengers and condemning them for unleashing a dangerous synthetic life form on the rest of the galaxy.


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Should the quarians be held accountable for unleashing the geth?

No, it's all in the past and what's done is done
- 63%

Hmmm, I'm not sure yet
- 21%

Yes, punishment should be fast and swift
- 16%

Other, read my comments
- 2%

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