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Race: various

Homeworld: Coraab

Era: around 1350 Tu - present

The status of klajgar belongs to the coraabian society as inherently as its master, the bureaucrath. Money flows cannot be manipulated by the high ranking officials because it is strictly prohibited by law; therefore, the economic agenda is dispatched by governmentally-hired klajgars for them. These directives are so strictly abided that if somebody sees a bureaucrath who has any amount of cash at his disposal, he has a right to have him arrested and put him up before the judges´ circle. The goal of these measures is to eliminate corruption in coraabian bureaucracy. Klajgars are divided into so-called trigars, who are oriented on domestic markets, and zotgars, who keep payment contacts with the neighbouring worlds. These two castes are traditionally divided by a severe rivality. An old ding-dong says: : Tri-zot-tri-zot, one-mud-other-Xot.

It is a typically coraabian paradox that the measures that are supposed to suppress corruption paradoxically lead to its permanent increase. Klajgars often form secretly operating groups that ignore their master’s departments. They carry out financial operations in such a way so that nobody can know the ropes in their copious bureaucrathic tangle of lumps and charges. Up to an incredible forty percent of finances reportedly flows out to third parties.

Even in his private life, a bureaucrath is fully dependent on his klajgar’s services. They cover even the smallest of his expenses, such as buying food or granting pittance. It is common that one or more trigars, who supply him with all he needs, accompany him. It is a sad paradox that a well positioned klajgar can earn up to five times bigger salary than a bureaucrath thanks to dexterous machinations.