Species sapiens, the swine-dogs of the steppes. Some historians of Globiuz presume that Niwans were the direct progenitor of Opules, others insist on the theory of Shattans, according to which, the black sorcerers had inter-crossed with Emples and swines, to form an Opulian race. The most abhorred, savage race on Globiuz, that had forcefully occupied most parts of the Orian hemisphere.