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Cast of Characters, Ships and Peoples

Characters
Zhevra Cannagrrh – female, Suedzuk Vargr Equal from the Enclave Famuurueroergoghz in the former Vargr Enclaves, main character
Allain Templeton – male, Human Regency advocate interviewing Zhevra
Khzaeng – male, Aekhu Vargr telepath and registered Psion adept in the Regency
Captain Aeghzllo – male, Logaksu Vargr captain of a scavenging loot hauler starship
“Eng Vorrg” Tooth Decay – female, Logaksu Vargr crewperson aboard the loot hauling scavenger ship
Madam Karrnae – female, Logaksu Vargr Madam training captured slaves to be sold as concubines
Gevaudan Cannagrrh – male, Gvegh Vargr Equal, a Scout-Courier and Captain of the Sixth Horizon, Zhevra’s mate husband
Vincent and Bob – robots, Human-make, Vargr-shaped chassis, Servitor robot crew aboard the Sixth Horizon
Arksouel – female, Urzaeng Vargr, a huge and territorial concubine
Dhaeos – female, Logaksu Vargr, a concubine studying to be an accountant
Aerrkang – male, Logaksu Vargr, a male concubine on the same ship as Zhevra
Dame Qithka Cannagrrh – female, Gvegh Vargr Equal, former Journalist and Entertainer act0r, Alpha of Pack Cannagrrh, Gevaudan’s sister
Nurse Dhudztarr – female, Gvegh Vargr Equal, nurse assigned to Zhevra upon waking from her coma
Doctor Vhugh – male, Gvegh Vargr Equal, Zhevra’s physician at the hospital
Genaveegh – female, Gvegh Vargr Unequal, concubine, Madame and third wife of Gevaudan Cannagrrh, forsook his name upon divorce, writes to Zhevra in the hospital during her coma
Housekeeper Vrrakh – female, Gvegh Vargr Equal, an ex-military Marine, housekeeper and security for the Cannagrrh Villa
Raegksungkuen “Rae” – female, Gvegh Vargr, head chef of the Cannagrrh Villa household
Dhurranae – female, Gvegh Vargr, youngest daughter of Dr. Adhllu Cannagrrh, wants to be a researcher
Gaenkarrg – male, Gvegh Vargr, eldest of three from Dr. Adhllu Cannagrrh, studying to be an Emissary
Faedoukhdaekuell “Fade” – female, Gvegh Vargr, middle cub of three from Dr. Adhluu Cannagrrh, wants to be an Agent someday
Anglla, Laor, Nurki – female, Gvegh Vargr, teenage triplet daughters of Captain Voellzoen
Captain Voellzoen Cannagrrh – male, Gvegh Vargr Equal, son of elderly Admiral Orgorr Cannagrrh, flagship commander, a Pack Traditionalist
Doctor Adhllu Cannagrrh – female, Gvegh Vargr Equal, physician and Doctor of Genetics specializing in Vargr phenotypes, a Pack Progressive, daughter of Dr. Azvarrkoel
Doctor Azvarrkoel – male, Gvegh Vargr Equal, retiring trauma doctor, a Pack Progressive
Admiral Orgorr Cannagrrh– male, Gvegh Vargr Equal, elderly, naval veteran of the Equality War, a Pack Traditionalist
Lieutenant Dhueth Cannagrrh – male, Gvegh Vargr Unequal, conscientious objector to the Equality Test, former navy pilot, Privateer, son of Adm. Orgorr, Capt. Voellzoen’s elder brother, Pack Traditionalist
Sub-Lieutenant Knirr – female, Gvegh Vargr Unequal, conscientious objector to the Equality Test, former navy pilot, Privateer, daughter and youngest offspring of Adm. Orgorr, Pack Traditionalist
Kaer Cannagrrh – male Gvegh Vargr Unequal, son of Dr. Azvarrkoel, conscientious objector to the Equality Test, Prospector, does not appear in Zhevra’s story, Pack Progressive
Khaez Cannagrrh – male, Gvegh Vargr Unequal, first objector in the Pack to the Equality Test, Pack Progressive, does not appear in Zhevra’s story, and undecided member without faction
Khaezgorr Cannagrrh – male, Gvegh Vargr Unequal, Psion, Khaez’ son, sterile due to proximity to radioactive ores, does not contact the Pack, Pack Progressive, does not appear in Zhevra’s story
Enforcer Vekalgvo – female, Gvegh Vargr Equal, deceased, investigator who married outside Pack Cannagrrh, her eldest cub committed suicide upon failing the Equality Test, but before his canines could be extracted, two other cubs now also in Law Enforcement- Security, do not appear in Zhevra’s story
Rrokhvikdhung Cannagrrh – male, Gvegh Vargr Equal, Law Enforcement, investigator, deceased, his eldest male cub died during the Equality Test, his next two cubs work in Law Enforcement Enforcer and Security respectively, does not appear in Zhevra’s story
Souegh Cannagrrh – female, Gvegh Vargr Equal, deceased Alpha before Qithka, sibling to Adm. Orgorr and Dr. Azvarrkoel, Emissary in life
Gvanduekh-ak – male, Gvegh Vargr of the Thirz Empire, Emissary and priest of the Church Of The Chosen Ones
Mikirshu Gimudin – male, Vilani Human, Dean of Sociology, University of Regina during the Rebellion
Llakhs – male, Gvegh Vargr, a cab driver in Gnoengungag Bay
Gharvh – male Gvegh Vargr, Unequal, head bouncer at The Deep End
Doctor Hyeilowyueh – female Aslan, Dean of Sociology, University of Regina
Psion Al-rukhaer – male Aekhu Vargr, Dean of Psychoportation, Circle of Mysteries lodge at the University of Regina
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Starships
Vadar – a Fast Liner passenger vessel Zhevra takes Spinward across the Vargr Splinters
Scavenger loot hauler – name never learned by Zhevra
Sixth Horizon – Imperium make, 200dT Far Scout variant, designed by Architect Gevaudan Cannagrrh
Rosenshrike – Regency Cruiser in pursuit of the Sixth Horizon, nicknamed the “bloody butcher-bird”

“Deities”

Ancients – mysterious beings from long ago blamed for the uplift of the Vargr ‘chimera’ race from Terran Canidae family dogs and wolves among other deeds across Charted Space
Runetha Saetedz(817-866) – a deified Vargr scout, pirate, adventurer and hero whose personal philosophy was taken up by his Followers in the Spinward Marches, Third Imperium and other nearby subsectors of inhabited space, now a religion named the High Runetha Federation of Holy Adventurers, Gevaudan is a Follower of the philosophy, a ‘hero’

Worlds
Llotree (Ktiin’gzat 0839) – Zhevra’s homeworld in the Enclave Famuurueroergoghz of the Vargr Enclaves now Vargr Splinters, somewhat insulated against Virus Era by the Julian Protectorate it debated on joining, a very high-tech world and society of Irilitok, Urzaeng and Suedzuk Vargr with Julian Humaniti present.
Ksoun (Tuglikki 0829) – an asteroid world where Zhevra is first taught to be an enslaved concubine
Rorroksueknea (Gvurrdon 2628) – the Trailing route world of Gevaudan’s slaving project route, a Vargr ranching world on the edge of the Wilds, site of Gevaudan’s Jump
Okhtous (Gvurrdon 2425) – a world along Gevaudan’s slaving project route, used only for wilderness refueling at the local gas giant
Orsesokhin (Gvurrdon 2323) – a high-tech asteroid world and new capital of the much-reduced Thoengling Empire in the Virus Era
Gnoengungag (Gvurrdon 1923) – the ocean islands world of Gnoengungag Bay and Downport where Gevaudan sold his stock of enslaved concubines inside the Safe civilization of the Society of Equals per his project
Dzuerongvoe (Gvurrdon 1413) – capital world of Dzen Subsector in Gvurrdon, homeworld of Gevaudan and Pack Cannagrrh, location of Cannagrrh Villa, a captured world during the Equality War (1111-1116), returned after armistice treaty with the opposing Thirz Empire
Tagnaghoutsozaeng (Gvurrdon 2123) – a rich, water world with less than five percent surface land, non-aligned world but patrolled by the Society of Equals as part of their Quarantine Line

Eras and Events
Rebellion (1116-1130) – a state of affairs during the Third Imperium while the Iridium Throne stood empty and Archdukes and the ‘real’ Emperor Strephon vied for power to ascend the throne
Equality War (1111-1116) – a war of conquest between the Society of Equals and its immediate Spinward neighboring Thirz Empire suspected of being secretly backed by the Zhodani Consulate , losing half its own territory to the Empire, many worlds were returned to the Dzen Aeng Kho after an armistice treaty was signed
Collapse – the breakdown of interstellar communications, trade and movement at the advent of Virus infection spreading from the Third Imperium beginning in 1130
Virus Era (1130-1208) – a period of time marked by robotic, planetary network, orbital facility and starship systems infections by the computer Virus, ships usurped by Virus are called vampires.
The New Era (1208+) – a period of time after the threat of Virus was greatly reduced or quarantined against, new exploration to re-contact the surrounding interstellar words marks this era
Empress Wave – a psychic phenomenon spreading outward from the galactic core at a debated propagation velocity of one parsec per year, drives mad any Psion or person trained in psionics caught by its immeasurable psionic energies, so named for its mental imagery of the so-called “Empress in Black” and strange and alien vistas of civilization
South Wood Hunt – an annual hunt for urraenkaers, large equine ungulate carnivores similar to horses, that herd and chase their smaller prey.
Summer Solstice Fete – an annual celebration, by invitation only, hosted by the Alpha of Pack Cannagrrh. There the estate’s wines are tasted; dancing and social activity occurs.
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Sophonts and Peoples
Vargr – hypothesized uplifted chimera by the so-called Ancients and Major Race of Terran Canidae family of dogs and wolves with suspected other species such as hyena, coyote and others, upright, digitigrade stance, furred, lupine humanoids that colonized the Vargr Extents from their transplanted origin on Lair (Provence 2402), further differentiated by ethnicity (below)
Aekhu – a Vargr sub-species and ethnicity, merged and adjusted to life among Imperium Humaniti society, known for adaptability of society and dietary needs
Gvegh – a Vargr sub-species and ethnicity generally Spinward and Coreward of the former Imperium, closest to the Zhodani Consulate and featuring the most Vargr Psions
Irilitok – a Vargr sub-species and ethnicity found generally Trailing of the former Imperium and inside the Julian Protectorate, once enslaved to Humaniti and most similar to human form
Logaksu – a Vargr sub-species and ethnicity central to the Vargr Extents and later Splinters, excellent merchants, trade ships and trade routes
Ovaghoun – a Vargr sub-species and ethnicity found Coreward and Trailing of the Imperium in Antares Sector and parts of the Julian Protectorate, capable of some rage and brilliant tacticians, served in Extents, Imperium and Julian regions, females privately perform combat dance routines for males
Suedzuk – a Vargr sub-species and ethnicity found deep Coreward and Trailing of the Imperium and Vargr Extents in the Vargr Enclaves, with signature reddish pelts they feature the adaptation of electromagnetic Awareness and have honed the sense
Urzaeng – a Vargr sub-species and ethnicity found Coreward and slightly Trailing of the Imperium and Trailing of Lair, the Vargr homeworld, powerfully built at the cost of mental aptitudes and capable of great rage and prowess
Zhodani – an ethnicity and Major Race of transplanted Humaniti supposedly by the Ancients, powerful Psions and masters of a psionic culture, clashed with the Imperium over five Frontier Wars before joining the Spinward States along with the Regency
Solomani – an ethnicity of Humaniti and Major Race spreading out from original world of Terra, later mixed with other Humaniti such as the Vilani
Vilani – an ethnicity of Humaniti and Major Race transplanted by the so-called Ancients to their homeworld of Vland, noted for extended lifespans
Darrians – an offshoot of Humaniti featuring a very high-tech society, later mixed with Solomani colonists to their current phenotype
Aslan – a tall and powerfully built, leonine alien and debated Major Race of sophonts Spinward of the Solomani Rim and the Imperium, Aslan being both plural and singular
Dzen Aeng Kho (Society of Equals) – a polity of Gvegh Vargr criticized by its hypocritical name and stratified peoples, warred with the Thirz Empire in the Equality War (1111-1116), only polity in Gvurrdon Sector known to legalize slavery, home polity of Pack Cannagrrh, communistic government and front line of Quarantine against Virus in the sector of space.
Thoengling Empire – a Collapsed monarchy that ‘splintered’ under the penetration of vampire fleets and Virus during the Virus Era, now only a fraction of its original number of worlds
Thirz Empire – a monarchy and buffer state between the Zhodani Consulate and the Vargr Splinters, backed by the Consulate with training of Vargr Psions for their king’s use in intelligence sectors
Enclave Famuurueroergoghz – a polity of the Vargr Enclaves, Zhevra’s home Enclave
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Appendix A
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Appendix B

Acknowledgements and References
This section lists and gives thanks to sources borrowed to tell the story of Zhevra’s Dance.
Books:
Traveller5, Far Future Enterprises
Mongoose Traveller, Mongoose Publishing
Traveller: The New Era, GDW
Online:
Gvurrdon Sector Sourcebook Rev 1_1, Roger Malmstein
TravellerMap, travellermap.com
Imperial Encyclopedia, wiki, wiki.travellerrpg.com
Citizens Of The Imperium, forum, http://www.travellerrpg.com/CotI/Discuss/
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