Alkalurops

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Alkalurops[edit]

Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Terra at (0, 0)

Alkalurops
Alkalurops neighbouring systems
Alkalurops neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -35.94 : 45.19[e]
Spectral class A7IV[1]
Planets 4[1]

The Alkalurops system has four worlds, of which at least one - Alkalurops III - is habitable,[1] and as at 3145 is located in the Clan Jade Falcon Occupation Zone.[2][3]

System History[edit]

The Alkalurops system was settled during the First Exodus from Terra.[4]

Alkalurops III[edit]

Alkalurops
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 3[1]
Jump point
distance
28 days[1]
Moons None[1]
Surface gravity 1.00[1]
Atmospheric pressure High (Tainted)[1]
Equatorial temperature 55°C[1]
Surface water 43%[1]
Highest native life Fish[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Kristen LeSat (Governor)[1]
Oshira Damascelopus (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Allabad[1]
Population 318,000,000[1]

The planet Alkurops III - more commonly known simply as Alkalurops - is the third of four planets in the Alkalurops system.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

Alkalurops is a world laden with a dense atmosphere that frequently spawns hurricanes and tornadoes. The early colonists (mostly miners and natural gas exporters) took a page from history and constructed most of their homes in the caves and cliffs of the planet's mountain ranges. These dwellings were sealed against the elements, pressurized, and equipped with air filters to provide a suitable environment.[1]

Under the influence of their environment and its isolating effects, the Alkaluropians developed a culture that is highly insular, bordering on xenophobic. While individuals from the Isle of Skye are tolerated, most offworlders are simply distrusted and see little hospitality. This served them well during the fall of the Star League. Forces loyal to Amaris landed on the world and attempted to take control of it, but the Alkaluropians drove them away. During the few raids of the Succession Wars this pattern was repeated. Ironically the establishment of the Republic of the Sphere, intended to further peaceful behavior, actually triggered the largest amount of violence in Alkalurops' history. The native Alkaluropians resisted the relocation edicts that Devlin Stone passed by attacking the "foreigners" that were "forced on them." It took nearly ten years for Republic and Lyran negotiators to calm the situation.[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

3130[edit]

  • Governor Kristen LeSat[1]
  • Planetary Legate Oshira Damascelopus[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

2786[edit]

2821[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Nusakan 2.2 Skondia 11.1 Lyons 14.5 Zebebelgenubi 16.5
Ko 17.9 Alphecca 20.0 Atria 20.9 Summer 21.0
Galatea 21.0 Skye 22.0 Menkent 22.4 Syrma 22.8
Dromini VI 25.7 Sabik 26.1 Unukalhai 26.6 Zollikofen 26.8
La Blon 28.0 Rocky 28.1 Mizar 30.8 Muphrid 31.2
Lone Star 31.7 Haddings 32.3 Imbros III 35.6 Kochab 36.7
Yorii 36.8 Alioth 38.8 Lipton 38.8 Thorin 39.2
Chara 39.4 Cor Caroli 39.7 Balkan 40.0 Alrakis 40.0
Dyev 41.8 Alcor 42.1 Killbourn 44.5 Asta 44.6
Kessel 44.8 Zavijava 45.7 Moore 45.7 Carnwath 46.1
Nai-Stohl 46.3 Komephoros 46.8 Denebola 46.9 Ryde 47.5
New Earth 48.3 Seginus 49.6 Afleir 50.6 Lambrecht 50.9
Milton 51.0 Alula Australis 51.2 Glengarry 51.8 Oliver 52.4
Marfik 52.7 Chaville 53.4 Konstance 53.6 Alchiba 53.8
Rigil Kentarus 54.0 Kimball II 54.5 Altair 54.7 Athenry 55.4
Kaus Media 55.9 Pike IV 56.4 Kaus Australis 56.5 Dieron 56.9
Graham IV 56.9 Zosma 57.4 Izar 57.5 Terra 57.7
Alkaid 58.2

Notes[edit]

Errata from Jade Falcon Sourcebook has the planet invaded by Clan Jade Falcon in 3050. However, planet is more near Terra in modern maps than previous listings.[45] It was confirmed by the Catalyst Game Lab Line Developer Øystein that Alkalurops being listed as a Jade Falcon holding is an error.[46]

References[edit]

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 203, "Alkalurops World Profile"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League Founding [2271]"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Federation of Skye world within the Lyran Commonwealth befor [2340] and after at their founding in [2341]"
  6. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War [2571]"
  7. Handbook: House Marik, p. 24, "Free Worlds League after Age of War [2571]"
  8. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere Map [2596]"
  9. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 25, "Rim Worlds Republic at the Fall of the Star League [2750]"
  10. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  11. Field Manual: SLDF, Inner Sphere - [2764]
  12. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  13. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War [2822]"
  15. Handbook: House Marik, p. 34, "Free Worlds League after First Succession War [2822]"
  16. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  17. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War [2864]"
  19. Handbook: House Marik, p. 38, "Free Worlds League after Second Succession War [2864]"
  20. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 83, "The Steiner Quagmire"
  21. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War [3025] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succesion War [3025] Map"
  23. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 132, "District and Prefecture Boundaries of Kurita Space"
  24. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030] Map"
  25. Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds League after Fourth Succesion War [3030] Map"
  26. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 [3040] Map"
  27. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  28. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 3050"
  29. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion [3052] Map"
  30. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - 3052"
  31. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  32. Handbook: House Marik, p. 54, "Free Worlds League after Operation Guerrero [3058] Map"
  33. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  34. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 69, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War [3067] Map"
  35. Handbook: House Marik, p. 54, "Free Worlds League after FedCom Civil War [3067] Map"
  36. ' Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 41, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]
  37. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - 3075"
  38. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Alliance Deployment Table [3079]"
  39. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  40. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  41. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  42. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  43. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 140, "Mercenary Combat Commands - (LCAF)"
  44. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 139, "First Succession War Deployment Table - LCAF"
  45. Jade Falcon Sourcebook, p. 36, Original sourcebook for Jade Falcon places Alkalurops in path of invasion, location renders this impossible.
  46. Catalyst Game Labs Ask The Writers Forum, "If you want a very good example of faulty information in the first Clan books, look at page 36 of the Jade Falcon SB, and tell me where in the Jade Falcon OZ of 3052 Alkalurops is.... (A hint, it is about 60 light years from Terra, kind of far from the Periphery border of the Lyran part of the Federated Commonwealth)."

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