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9.1.11.2 THE EMPATH SPECIALIZATION (common)

Empaths develop a special connection with the algontherine being within the 
aethership. An Empath sits within the empathic grid of aetherships and is 
responsible for healing the ship as well as communicating through the reaches 
of aetherspace. Skilled empaths are highly prized members of any crew, being 
able to heal not only simple hull and module damage but also other ailments 
that can infect aetherships.