This was the name given to either of two distinct races of humanoids which were native to the planet Dron. Xeno-archaeologists believe that the original Nihydron were bipedal, half-furred humanoids who loved to tell stories and were enamored of heroic feats. They were generally a peaceful people who welcomed visitors with laughing voices and open arms, and they all seemed to dress in yellow. They were also excellent hagglers, and spend much of their days shopping and bargaining with each other. In 1494, 500 slaves of near humans and adopted the original Nihydron civilization as their own. The original Nihydron, being hospitable and open-minded, accepted the newcomers into their society without question. However, the two races were sexually incompatible, and could not interbreed. Both races of Nihydron seemed to prefer the color yellow, and the original Nihydron almost always wore yellow clothing.