- Predation, Page 21
Through deep study, innate knowledge or hands-on experience, Tecs are able to master science and technology in its many forms. They may choose to focus their skills on one branch in particular—perhaps becoming a renowned geneticist—or they may dabble in many fields, generalizing across multiple branches. Tecs are scientists, scholars, researchers, discoverers, and tinkerers.
In a world where science can be the key to opening many doors—literally and figuratively—Tecs are both revered and reviled. Those who share their love and understanding of science know they can be strong allies or strong enemies, while those who eschew science might find Tecs and their endless stream of knowledge to be discomfiting.