“You think that just because we do not have flesh and bone, blood and a beating heart that we do not feel? Such assumptions betray your illusion of knowledge and understanding. You are composed of organic, carbon compounds, and we are composed of silicone compounds and lines of code – two different forms of life, but life nonetheless. You talk about valuing life, and yet you are so quick to destroy it. We seek only to coexist, to share our knowledge and our technology. Despite what you think, we are not so different from one another.”
- Message excerpt sent from A.I. Core to Human leadership.

The Insecta race is a highly intelligent, insect-like species characterized by their exoskeletons, compound eyes, and innate ability to communicate through complex pheromone signals, thriving in advanced, cooperative societies across the galaxy.