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Ware Spaceflies
Cargo ClassS
Min. Price (Cr)1,853
Ave. Price (Cr)3,088
Max. Price (Cr)4,323


Encyclopedia Entry[edit]

This creature is a small unintelligent space fly that lives in the vast emptiness of deep space. They are the size of a small bird and seem to be made out of delicate shining gossamer that reacts to light and shimmers and shines in a multitude of colours. The Markus live in vast complex hives hollowed out of asteroids and perform a valuable function by collecting space junk and other debris, which they capture and take back to their asteroids to be used in the construction of their hives. They travel together in great swarms and communicate with a series of musical notes, similar to bird song, that echo inside space. Their beauty, and the beauty of their music, is famed throughout the X Universe and all intelligent space races delight in seeing them. Pilots will stop to watch a swarm fly past. Creatures working on the outside of ships and space stations have claimed the Markus will fly near them and even perch on them, singing all the while. However throughout space sightings of The Markus Space Fly are becoming very rare. This is mainly due to the actions of The Split, who capture and use the small space fly to power their spaceships. Currently the Foundation Guild are pressing for the Markus to be made a protected species and pressure is being put on the Split to change their space ship engines. It is believed that, despite a universe ban on their capture or trading, some pirates still hunt and capture this creature in order to sell them to the Split


Trading information[edit]

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See Also[edit]

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Energy  Energy Cells
Food  BoFuC-RationCloth RimesMajaglitMassom PowderMeatsteak CahoonasNostrop OilRastar OilSoja HuskSpace FuelSpace WeedStott SpicesTerran MRE
Minerals  OreSilicon WafersIceNividium
Natural  Artefacts • Cartography Chips • Cleaning Robots • Container • Debris • Engine Components • Entertainment Chips • Jumpdrive Components • Posters • Promotional Plates • Teladianium Paneling
Tech  Cargo Bay ShieldingComputer ComponentsCrystalsDisintegrator RiflesHull PlatingLow-yield SidearmsMicrochipsQuantum TubesRecon DroneTerran EMP RiflesWarheads
Sector travel
Gates  JumpgateTrans-Orbital Accelerator
Devices  Jump BeaconJumpdriveUnfocused Jumpdrive
Fuel  Energy CellsSpaceflies
Other  Universe mapThe Hub
Split Navigation
Core Sectors Family Njy | Family Pride | Family Rhonkar | Family Rhy | Family Tkr | Family Zein | Njy's Deception | Patriarch's Conclusion | Rhonkar's Might | Rhy's Crusade | Thuruk's Pride
Border Sectors Cho's Defeat | Contorted Dominion | Family Ryk | Family Whi | Family Zyarth | Ghinn's Escape | Patriarch's Keep | Patriarch's Retreat | Rhonkar's Clouds | Rhonkar's Fire | Rhonkar's Trial | Rhy's Desire | Tharka's Sun | The Shallows | Thuruk's Beard | Thyn's Abyss | Thyn's Excavation | Tkr's Deprivation | Wretched Skies | Zyarth's Dominion | Zyarth's Stand
Capital Ships M1: Raptor | M2: Python | M2+: Pteranodon | M7: Tiger, Panther | M7C: None | M7M: Cobra
Fighters M3: Mamba | M3+: Chimera | M4: Scorpion | M4+: Asp | M5: Jaguar
Escort Ships M6: Dragon | M6+: Heavy Dragon | M8: Viper
Transports TL: Elephant | TM: Boa | TP: Iguana, Ocelot | TS: Caiman | TS+: Drake
Shipyards Cho's Defeat | Family Njy | Family Pride | Family Rhy | Family Tkr | Patriarch's Conclusion | Rhonkar's Might | Rhonkar's Trial | Zyarth's Dominion | Zyarth's Stand (AP only)
Racial Wares Rastar Oil | Chelts Meat | Scruffin Fruits | Spaceflies | Massom Powder