Zema is the first planet of the Sarkanna. It was once home to the ancient civilization, the Iztur. About 6 million years ago, a rogue comet collided with Zema's moon, destroying it and turning it into a ring system. This messed up the planet's gravitational tides, but it has long since recovered. After several million years, the planet became home to the Drussiray after the Omni ran genetic experiments attempting to recreate the Iztur.
Zema was destroyed during the Anathema Wars when the Anathema consumed the planet. The Drussiray species, however, survived after taking refuge within the Second Karalian Empire.
Today, Zema's atmosphere is thick with oxygen resulting in massive overgrowth, but also deadly wildfires. Four billion years ago, Zema had a far more arid and drier climate as there was far less ocean cover than there is today. Zema's modern atmosphere is thick, clammy and humid with a near constant temperature of 70 F.
Four billion years ago, Zema only had 5% ocean, a thin atmosphere and a landscape of most desert. The planet was a former ecumenopolis covered in pockets of massive stone towers that stood over two miles high. With the shifting continents and erosion, virtually no trace of this great civilization has ever been found except for orbital debris along with data records found on Novarckas. The destruction of Iztur civilization was believed to have been the work of the Collective, an ancient rival to the Empire of Arckas with a zealous mission to create a society of maximum efficiency.
As Zema accumulated a greenhouse effect over time, this great desert eventually transformed into a verdant world with the native flora swallowing up entire continents.
The largest continent was named Quara. It was once home to the ancient capital of the Iztur, Quara City, where museums containing unique, holographic art were kept. Since the destruction of Iztur civilization, only traces of Dragonrock in the soil remained. The Omni had also discovered the largest number of fossilized Iztur corpses in the area. While none of them provided viable DNA, they provided a blueprint for the creation of the Drussiray.
The most predominant plant life forms are vines that grow three meters per day as well as gigantic land coral. The low gravity and thick atmosphere allow for massive flying creatures and highly agile native fauna.
Clarvel • Weldin (Kremp) • Moritza (Byufur) • Stine (Homunculus, Alfa, Vek, Bel, Cornelia) • Kirwin • Lavenza • Walton
Zema • Perkon • Sasaldet • Salmus
Jorni • Duchanva (Chuunega, Antharra) • Walknes
Ashadra (Selina) • Hriliku • Mutorni • Xiria • Nancolina