The Dramya are one of the species alluded to by Trade Master Greenish of the Melnorme during his negotiations with The Captain of the New Alliance of Free Stars. When The Captain attempted to assert The Flagship's military superiority to Greenish's Inevitably Successful in All Circumstances, Greenish invoked the Dramya as a quiet threat, claiming that the Dramya civilization had once attempted large-scale theft from the Melnorme traders, and pointing out that as a result the Dramya had vanished from history. The details of this story are unknown, but the fact that the Melnorme were confident enough to make this threat at all combined with later observations of the Melnorme Trader ships' prowess in battle gives credence to the claimed military might of the Melnorme civilization. On the other hand, they might just be made up for frightening anyone who wants to attack the Melnorme. After all, the Melnorme are peaceful and seem few in numbers and strength - and they run from the Ur-Quan instead of fighting them. Waging a full-scale, long war to eradicate all Dramya is way too unlikely - and unprofitable.