*Founder* Veeta'Zaia nar Panma (Quarian), Captain "Nightmare" (Human)
Joined: 29 Jun 2012
The hanar are a species resembling Earth's jellyfish and are one of the few non-bipedal
Hanar are known for their intense politeness when speaking, and their strong religious
beliefs regarding the Protheans, whom they refer to as "the Enkindlers".
The hanar "stand" slightly taller than a human, although most of their height is in their
long tentacles which have three fingers at the base.
The invertebrate, water-native hanar cannot support their own weight in normal gravity.
When interacting with mainstream galactic society, they rely on contra-gravitic levitation
packs that use mass effect fields.
Their limbs can grip tightly, but are not strong enough to lift more than a few hundred
Hanar also possess the ability to secrete natural toxins.
Despite evolving in water, hanar also appear able to breathe air, or use technological
means to enable this.
The hanar have two names, a "face name" and a "soul name."
The face name is used as a general label for use by strangers and acquaintances.
The soul name is kept for use among close friends and relations, and tends to be poetic.
For example, a hanar known for its cynicism may take a name that means "Illuminates the
Folly of the Dancers."
That said, hanar are extremely polite, almost to a fault. They never refer to themselves
in the first person with someone they know on a face name basis: to do so is considered
egotistical. Instead they refer to themselves as "this one," or the impersonal "it."
It is only around those who know their soul name that they would ever consider using the
Even when flustered or angry, a hanar will still maintain exquisite poise, and will remain
formal even with those it wishes dead.
Due to the presence of Prothean ruins on Kahje, the hanar have developed a religion
centered on the ancient species, calling them the "Enkindlers".
Hanar myths often speak of them as an elder race that uplifted and civilized them by
teaching them language.
The hanar themselves are known to become vocal if their religious rights appear threatened
in any way, which occasionally causes clashes with other Citadel races.
-Kahje - homeworld
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Homeworld (Does not have to be a Hanar homeworld):
Source of information: http://masseffect.wikia.com/wiki/Hanar
Veeta'Zaia nar Panma
Quarian age 19, on Pilgrimage
Captain Nightmare, age 28, Normandy SR-2