A megacorp. Into shipping, mining, and other concerns; although primarily known for it's information storage and processing equipment and software. Manufacturer of robotics and computers, and other complex electronics.
A large grazing animal prized for the leather made from it's hide.
Genetically altered canines, with increased intelligence (usually about that of a eight year old human child, approximately). They are capable of speech (albiet difficult to understand without training; bilabials give them trouble).
Neut(pronounced noot, like newt). Accronym for Neutral Zone Economic Unit. This was the short lived coinage used as a common rate of exchange within the Confederation of Neutral Zone Planets, under Duke Maceneil. It was of course supplanted by Imperial currency, when the Imperium resumed control of the Neutral Zone. The coins retain some value because of their intrinsic precious metal content and among coin collectors, however they are no longer legal currency.
A buffer zone of several parsecs between the Zhodani and Imperial borders at the conclusion of the 6th frontier war. Several planetary systems were abandoned by both governments. These planets were declared neutral by both sides.
Negative Income Tax. In the Solomani Rim, all citizens who make below a certain income, are eligible to receive money from the government.
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