The Forerunners were an ancient race that predated most civilizations in the Faster Than Light Universe.
The Discovery found traces of the alien life on the artificial world of Ouroboros, where they uncovered a strange alien crystal.
At the Angelus Tube, the crew learned that proper name of the aliens were the Forerunners from the alien Arktur that crystal was a Tesseract that might contained a form of advance technology.
The Forerunners were a highly advanced culture, possessing technology that made them seem like gods and even played the part. The created numerous gate systems that many other successor alien races discovered and used.
Their Tesseracts were pink crystal devices that contained a dimension that existed outside of space and time. These are objects of great power and wars have been fought over them by other races.
In one Tesseract contained a dormant explosion that contained a Big Bang to reset the universe.
- Faster Than Light Issue 008 (2016)