Hegemonizing ascendogenic swarm: Perseus Arm, late 9th millennium to present
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The Amalgamation - Data Panel
|Definition||Memetic Self-replicating Swarm / Metaempire(?)|
|Ruling Toposophic||Fifth level Archailect(?)|
|Origin||Disputed. The Amalgamation might be a Terragen blight, or an alien infection that has absorbed certain Terragen characteristics from its hosts|
|Founded||First known from Central Alliance Period.|
|Population||Unknown; possibly several trillions.|
|Predominant Clades||All clades incorporated.|
|Standard Tech Level||High transapientech throughout.|
|Psyche, Art, Culture||Metapsychology: Vast collectivity with holographic local nodes in each member sophont.|
Metaethics: Hegemonizing transapient assimilationist swarm.
Culture and Art: Whatever has been assimilated or incorporated.
Language: Whatever has been assimilated or incorporated.
|Government and Administration||Individual Polities: None|
Government Type: Collective Mind
Constitution: None known
Legal System: Not applicable
Sentient Rights: Unknown; member units clearly get consideration.
|Economics and Infrastructure||Economy: Expansionist, hyperefficient assimilation.|
Resource Base: Mostly appropriated through amalgamation, though will also develop raw resources.
Megastructures: Yes, many.
Major Stargate Nexi: None
Beamrider Network: Only what has been subverted or incorporated.
Net: Transapientech distributed local networks with holographic individual storage.
|Sophont Travel||Hazard Rating: 10|
Freedom of Movement for Outsiders: Not applicable
Environmental Requirements: Not applicable