The Prometheus Code is a valuable collection of data which holds the blueprints of an incredibly powerful super-weapon. Originally created and possessed by the
the code was created after turian scientists managed to study a large amount of technology recovered from the wreckage of
. The code has become a high-priority for turian security, so dozens of fakes were created by the Hierarchy and spread to keep terrorists and rival governments from retrieving it. The existence of the code was learned by a few organizations and has since become a key priority for some of the more dangerous forces in the galaxy, namely Warlord for one.