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"You know what they are? They got the blue skin; they got the scales; the stuff that comes out of the forehead. It's, like, a whole weird mess." Ed Mercer on Retepsians[source]
Retepsians are a race of space flight-capable humanoids of the planet Retepsia. Currently, the only known Retepsian is Darulio, a forensic archaeologist employed by the Planetary Union.

Culture Edit

According to Darulio, Retepsian culture considers it rude to decline offers of sexual intercourse.[1]

Physiology Edit

Retepsians are roughly the same height, shape, and physique as Humans. Unlike Humans, however, Retepsians are hairless, have blue skin and cleft ears, and feature a column of prominent ridges down the center of their foreheads.[2]

At least male Retepsians are known to eject a blue liquid from their foreheads during intercourse and, when in heat, produce a powerful pheromone through skin contact, which induces lust and mania.[3]

Retepsians can emit a loud noise from their mouths, similar in sound to the squawk of a parrot or macaw.[4]

Trivia Edit

  • Gelatinous creatures like Lieutenant Yaphit are passive carriers of Retepsian pheromones.

AppearancesEdit

References Edit

  1. Episode Nine: Cupid's Dagger.
  2. The ridges are described as "scales" by Captain Ed Mercer. See Episode Five: Pria.
  3. Id.
  4. Episode One: Old Wounds (if one listens carefully, the sound can be heard from Darulio as Grayson leaps out of bed to chase Mercer).