Bellas, a male Turei
History[edit | edit source]
Being considered a worthy, fellow reptilian species, the Turei formed an alliance with the Voth at some point in their history.
In the 15th century, the Turei led an alliance of Delta Quadrant species against the vast Vaadwaur Supremacy and bombed their homeworld into a dead rock. With the Vaadwaur defeated, the Turei seized control of the Underspace, a system of subspace corridors, and used it for their own means.
First contact between the Turei and the Federation occurred in 2376, when the U.S.S. Voyager briefly became trapped in the Underspace and encountered a Turei vessel which attempted to board them. Voyager took refuge on the Vaadwaur homeworld, where they re-awakened a battalion of Vaadwaur from stasis and eventually came under attack from the survivors. With little choice, Voyager contacted the Turei and were able to enlist their help in escaping the planet. While many Vaadwaur ships were destroyed in the ensuing battle, several dozen managed to escape into the Underspace.
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Missions involved[edit | edit source]
- “Revelations”: In 2410, the Vaadwaur re-emerge and besiege the Turei homeworld, using powerful ships and weapons capable of easily defeating even the Voth, who try to defend their allies. The player and Seven of Nine subsequently help to repel the Vaadwaur forces and re-establish the planetary defense grid.
- “All That Glitters”: The Turei assist the player in repelling a Vaadwaur assault on the Talaxian asteroid colony in the Entaba System, claiming that they're doing it to repay the debt owed to the player for aiding them.
- “Alliances”: The player is tasked with persuading the Turei to join a coalition of Delta Quadrant species to counter the threat of the Vaadwaur. Upon arriving at their homeworld, Turei Ambassador Norrick initially rejects the player's offer, as his government chose to rely on its pact with the Voth. As their "allies" fail to show up during a Vaadwaur surprise attack, the ambassador reconsiders and finally agrees to join the Delta Alliance.
- “Taking Care of Enemies”: Player is sent to protect other Delta Quadrant species from constant Vaadwaur attacks.
- “Takedown”: The Turei join the battle for the Vaadwaur homeworld, securing access to underspace so the Vaadwaur cannot use it to bring in reinforcements or escape.
- “What's Left Behind”: A Turei is among several races being held prisoner by the Elachi.
Military[edit | edit source]
Because of their allegiance to the Voth, Turei don't have their own starship classes, but utilize Voth Palisade Frigates modified to serve as both frigates and cruisers. It is unknown whether the Palisade-class is the result of a joint Voth-Turei operation, or if they were built by the Voth and then just given to Turei after the alliance was established. Unlike the Voth counterpart, which is equipped with antiproton and transphasic-chroniton weaponry, Turei vessels are outfitted with plasma energy beams and projectiles.
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|Details||Turei • Turei System • Underspace|
|Ground Forces||Turei Ensign • Turei Lt • Turei Commander|
|Starships||Turei Frigate • Turei Cruiser|
|NPCs||Bellas • Norrick • Stil|
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Location of homeworld unknown or somewhere outside the Prime universe Milky Way galaxy