- "Biggest differences in them was their smells which was various degrees of horrible…Smart enough to listen, stupid enough to be convinced."
- ―Vilmarh Grahrk
The Intelligentsia were one of the two main divisions of Yinchorri society, the other being the warrior caste. They were the natural rulers of the Yinchorri, and had a great affinity for technology. They made up the membership of the Council of Elders. They were somewhat paranoid and belligerent.
Behind the scenes
Intelligentsia is a Russian word (literally transcribed as "intelligentsiya"), a plural form meaning "intellectuals." The word came into popular international usage during social movements in Europe in the 19th century.