The Hegemony was an interstellar nation from a distant galaxy.
Little is known about the early history of the Hegemony. What is known is that the Hegemony eventually grew into a major power in their home galaxy.
Centuries prior to 1796, the Hegemony was deeply embroiled in a Cold War with the Collective. When word of Project Exodus reached the ears of the Hegemony, dissidents and their families fled the Hegemony in order to start new lives.
The Hegemony was described as an autocratic power which ruled over numerous different species.