Able's Glory

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Able's Glory
System information
X:Y Coordinates -539.27 : 124.68[e]

The Able's Glory system is the location of at least one inhabited planet of the same name and as at 3145 is located within the borders of the Periphery state known as the Rim Collection.[1]

System Description[edit]

Able's Glory is located between Hunter's Paradise and Gillfillan's Gold and appeared on maps at some point between the end of the FedCom Civil War and the Dark Age.[2][3]

System History[edit]

The Dark Age[edit]

The nearby Rim Collection formally claimed the Hunter's Paradise system in 3099, and went on to settle the nearby system of Able's Glory to provide a base for servicing transitting JumpShips and providing security for travelling researchers.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

The Dark Age[edit]

The combination of formally laying claim to Hunter's Paradise, incorporating it into the Collection and settling the Able's Glory system plunged the small state into debt, prompting the worlds of Caldarium and Slewis to secede from the Collection. Despite the loss of these two systems the development of both Hunter's Paradise and Able's Glory proved to be an economic boon in the longer term. Able's Glory was named after Colonel Frank Able, the commanding officer of Able's Aces and a beloved figure in the Rim Collection at that point, and proved to have immense reserves of germanium - germanium that the Collection went on to trade extensively with the Lyran Commonwealth.[1] Following the colonization of Able's Glory Able's Aces went on to open a manufacturing company producing military grade equipment on the planet; the company was named Able's Hunting Arms, Ltd - abbreviated simply to AHA - and produced various grades of arms and ammunition ranging from personal weapons to BattleMech-grade autocannons and machine guns. While the products made by AHA were allegedly produced for self-defense purposes for those visiting Hunter's Paradise, the majority of the output produced by AHA was purchased by the Collection's only BattleMech-manufacturing company, Rim Motors.[4]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Shalaine 10.9 Gingeria 27.5 Zinal 27.9 Beckars 29.5
Harlez 36.8 Meghy 38.2 Heathville 44.1 Ceram 50.8
Indrapurai 52.2 Malacca 52.5 Otisberg 52.8 Moroney 55.6

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. 187, "Rim Collection"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  4. 4.0 4.1 Field Manual: 3145, p. 190, "Rim Collection"
  5. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 18, "Rim Worlds Republic after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  6. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  7. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere Map - [2596] Map"
  8. Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  9. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 25, "Rim Worlds Republic at the Fall of the Star League - [2750] Map"
  10. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  11. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  12. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 38, "Rim Worlds Army Deployment Map - [2765]"
  13. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 104, "Rim Worlds Republic - [2767] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  15. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  17. The Periphery (sourcebook), p. vii, "Map of the Periphery"
  18. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  19. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  21. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  22. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  23. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  24. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion - [3052] Map"
  25. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  26. The Periphery, 2nd Edition, p. 110, "Rim Collection & Circinus Federation"
  27. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  28. Inner Sphere, p. 97, "Near Periphery Kingdoms Map"
  29. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 174, "Rim Collection - [3067] Map"
  30. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]"
  31. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  32. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Alliance Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  33. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  34. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  35. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  36. Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  37. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"

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