Xew (singular Xu) are an interplanar shapeshifter race that inhabit the Fwer Plane (called in Dussian: Bhýtâs-às) although they are in other Planes like Qenal or Kuürna. Xew adopt whenever they can the form of a metallic tarantula (Poecilotheria metallica) to other especies 1.
They have an extensive technology that allows them to travel interplanarly and through space. Their strange watermelon spaceships are really fast.
Xew do not like to deal with other beings, be friendly with them or not. They often act as mercenaries, spies or collectors of information in exchange for various technologies, and are treated with appreciation by few species 2.
Xew, as they seek to protect their true appearance, do not take their original form unless they are on their planet, and therefore the number of species that