Al Jafr

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Al Jafr
Al Jafr neighbouring systems
Al Jafr neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -412.83:12.11[e]

The Al Jafr system was home to at least one habitable world, and as at 3145 was located in the Timbuktu Theater of the Lyran Commonwealth.[1][2]

System History[edit]

The Al Jafr system was settled during the Star League era.[3][4]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Star League Era[edit]

Al Jafr was one of the worlds to rise up in rebellion during Operation CATALOG, a wide-ranging operation conducted by the Lyran Commonwealth government to detect and disrupt interstellar criminal gangs operating in the Commonwealth. The government of Al Jafr at the time had been thoroughly compromised by just such a criminal syndicate and was effectively a puppet organization; when the Nineteenth Arcturan Guards deployed to the planet to put down the rebellion, the criminals were able to put up a stiff defense using a not insubstantial number of BattleMechs that the Guards didn't expect to find on the planet. Thanks to those 'Mechs - believed by the Commonwealth government to have been sourced from illegal concerns in the Rim Worlds Republic - and the criminals bribing or misleading two companies-worth of personnel from the Guards to turn against their comrades, the Nineteenth suffered badly. Margrave Lionel Khan deployed his personal troops, the Khan Dragoons, to Al Jafr, ostensibly to reinforce the Nineteenth while they waited for replacement personnel and equipment, but the presence of the Dragoons was resented by the Nineteenth, who believed that the Dragoons were there to report on the Nineteenth. The Nineteenth's suspicions may have been correct, given the reports of the Nineteenth resorting to savage tactics during their campaign to put down the rebellion, including such tactics as putting entire villages to the torch in an attempt to smoke out rebel forces.[36]

Military Deployment[edit]


Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Revivim 11.4 Sarikavak 13.5 Ilzra 17.9 Cruz Alta 25.6
Teyvareb 26.1 Buena 26.6 Huesta 29.2 Shahr Kord 29.9
Nightwish 35.0 Cardff 39.4 Valloire 40.0 Stantsiya 40.5
Ayacucho 41.9 Althastan 43.0 Binyang 43.4 Son Hoa 49.3
Calvados 49.9 Aberystwyth 49.9 Madiun 50.4 Inchicore 50.7
Rajkot 50.8 Milvano 50.9 Erdvynn 52.7 Myrrdin 56.2
Urjala 57.6 New India 57.6


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