The Kwai is a nomadic race of humanoid insects who live in the "Second Galaxy," and who were chased and oppressed by the xenophobic Progeny - another insectoid race.
Shikari of the Legion of Super-Heroes is a member of Kwai race. The insect-like Kwai travel across the galaxy gathering resources as they go. On one such occasion Shikari stumbles across the remains of the Legion Outpost, where several Legionnaires are in stasis. She decides to stay with them when the Kwai decide to move on.