Hey, I read some sites on Assignments and came over the information on the Thorian. The Thorian shares some similarities to the Reapers.
On the site about the Thorian it is stated: "The Thorian is a unique creature with mind-controlling and telepathic abilities, and a massive sensory network. It releases spores into the air that allow the Thorian to control those who inhale them, using pain to control their behaviour. These 'thralls' then tend to the Thorian and obey its will. (...) Though it is intelligent, the Thorian only regards other sentient beings as potential thralls."
The Thorian can control sentient beings -- much like the Reapers control sentient beings by indoctrination. The Thoran also releases its Thorian Creepers. These mindle…Read more >