The Pé Chói originally appeared in The Tékumel Journal
, and provided insights into this non-human race, now completely intermingled with humans: “So smoothly have members of this race adapted to human ways that there is hardly a human city of over five thousand which lacks its small and active community of these gleaming, chitin-armoured beings. Almost any urban street scene contains its quota of these tall, elegant creatures, the males a polished black and the females a chalky white, undulating along unnoticed in the human throng.”
And yet, the Pé Chói are not human – they have deeply hidden differences that resonate throughout their history on Tékumel, from the Time of Darkness until today. Read more to find out what this means for the Pé Chói and their role in The World of Tékumel - this article is required reading for those who want to include the Pé Chói in their Tékumel campaigns. 12 pages.
Welcome to a world as complex and fascinating as our own, but unlike anything you have ever experienced. Welcome to Tékumel. The creation of Professor M.A.R. Barker, it is an incredibly detailed science fantasy world, and the basis for the first complete world setting published by TSR, Inc., Empire of the Petal Throne.
The most venerable collection of Tékumel information and publications long resided at the Blue Room, an ftp site that also hosted the excellent Blue Room Mailing List (Professor Barker was a regular contributor to the list). While the Blue Room and its list are currently no more, the articles on the site are available once again, as well as new material for The World of Tékumel.