The Venusians, also known as Man-Lizards are a reptilian alien race that live in cities and towers in the planets thick jungles. Despite being initially peaceful they now defend their Orbs with swords and poison darts. In addition to this they are viewed as primitive by their human opponents when in fact they are highly intelligent.
They are said to communicate telepathically through the tentacles on their chests.
The Orbs hold a great religious significance to them and they construct elaborate mazes with invisible walls to protect them and trap potential thieves.
Upon finding one of these mazes and the human corpses within the mining company decides to step up their efforts to annihilate the lizardmen completely.