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The natives of Zurrian keep hives of these insects as other humans keep shaccas or bees, and harvest the cloth periodically. The local aristocracy claims 10% of the harvest but otherwise leaves the populace to its own devices. The cleaned cloth is shipped all over the sector - for those who can afford it. It is strong for its weight and a surshi garment retains its beauty for many years. -vla TD 4
Zurrian's meager starport
consists mostly of warehouse districts handling surshi cloth trade. Few
offworlders visit Zurrian, making the need for quality accommodations low.