THE ANCIENTS Extinct precursor spiritual guardians of galactic balance OVERVIEW The study of precursor species is a primary component of scientific research in 33rd century, allowing great insights into the species that dominated the galaxy long before the current sapient races evolved intelligence. Despite hundreds of thousands or even billions of years long past, their ruins still stand today, deactivated Ancient Gateways floating around the Milky Way. Much of this Codex is currently hidden, as the near entirety of the information of the Ancient species is currently unknown, waiting to be discovered. As things about the species are ICly discovered, more will be added to this codex. It is up to the players to contribute a scientific understanding of this species, potentially holding great benefits later on. ICly, this Codex describes the general database on the Ancient species. It is public knowledge, but very incomplete. There is so much more to discover.