Anywhere

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(References to Anywhere)

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

Anywhere
Anywhere neighbouring systems
Anywhere neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -167.08:439.15[e]


Owner History[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

During the Clan Invasion, the Jade Falcon and FedCom forces clashed at three locations: Brigham Rollo, Pickrock Hill, and Santina Trepass.[31]

Planetary History[edit]

Early History[edit]

Anywhere was one of the worlds targetted by Maxwell Rowe during his efforts to build up the Rim Worlds Republic, beginning in 2330; Rowe began by negotiating a series of trade and barter pacts with worlds like Anywhere, carefully avoiding any suggestions of a military alliance, defensive or otherwise. Rowe added offers of social and technological favors including access to new Rim Worlds Republic university facilities over time, and through guile and slow but steady progress persuaded the natives of Anywhere to join the Republic.[1]

Reunification War[edit]

By the end of the Age of War Anywhere was a member of the Apollo Province of the Rim Worlds Republic.[2] Civil war erupted in the Rim Worlds Republic in 2575, with the factions polarised around those loyal to First Consul Gregory Amaris and those loyal to the Rift Republican Army and the Rim Provisional Government.[32]

The Star League eventually decided to intervene in the civil war in support of Gregory Amaris, and in 2579 assembled Task Force MAILED FIST to help secure Amaris' control over the Rim Worlds Republic. A multinational force headed by the Star League Defense Force, Task Force MAILED FIST was responsible for executing Operation MAILED FIST, the name given to the military intervention. The first wave of attacks focused on securing significant worlds near Apollo,[33] until a destructive raid on Alarion by the 4th Amaris Fusiliers in retaliation prompted the SLDF to alter its initial strategy for the campaign, the focus shifted to reducing Rim Worlds Army concentrations throughout the Republic and the capture of key worlds.[34]

In late 2584 the SLDF changed tactics again; a number of major RWA units had been destroyed or captured, and the focus for the campaign shifted to capturing worlds of strategic importance, but the campaign was slowed by the greatly increased resistance offered by the RWA and local civilian populations, prompted by atrocities performed by the Draconis Auxiliary Corps when they captured Nightwish in mid-2584.[35]

General Nathan Isaacson assigned a division from IV Corps, the Eleventh Royal Division, to the conquest of Anywhere in 2594. The Star League forces successfully took control of Lackhove,[36] defeating the local militia forces, and remained in place as the local garrison until the Eleventh was redeployed for the invasion of Steelton in 2595.[37]

Star League Era[edit]

Anywhere was conquered by the Lyran Commonwealth during the 2773-2775 Republic-Commonwealth war.[8]

Clan Jade Falcon Invasion[edit]

In March 3050 Anywhere was a target during the first wave of the Clan Jade Falcon's invasion of the Inner Sphere. The planetary defenders included the AFFC 2nd New Ivaarsen Chasseurs and the Anywhere Militia. The 8th Falcon Regulars of the Vau Galaxy lead the assault on Anywhere, and the battle for control of the planet was fought three locations: Pickrock Hill, Brigham Rollo, and Santina Trespass. The 8th Falcons’ speed in their attacks on the Chasseurs caused the AFFC combined-arms force to make several costly mistakes which led to the RCT losing 60% of their forces and the Federated Commonwealth losing control of the planet to the Falcons.[38]

Clan Ice Hellion Invasion[edit]

During the Jihad, Clan Ice Hellion launched invasions of a number of Clan Jade Falcon worlds including Anywhere. The Ice Hellions captured the planet briefly in June 3071 with saKhan Conner Rood ahead of his Beta & Zeta Galaxies task force. However, the Ice Hellions were later repulsed by Falcon forces in October 3071.[21][22][39][40]

Planetary Garrison[edit]

2594[edit]

3025[edit]

3038[edit]

3050[edit]

3079[edit]

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years)
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062 3067 3073
Lackhove 8.33 1 RWR P P P CJF CJF CJF CJF CHH
Somerset 13.04 1 RWR LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF CJF CJF
Here 19.37 1 RWR LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF CJF CHH
Erewhon 21.23 1 RWR P P P CJF CJF CJF CJF CJF
Bone-Norman 21.42 1 LC LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF CJF CJF
Golandrinas 36.83 2 RWR LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF CJF CHH
Wotan 37.67 2 RWR LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF CJF CJF
Apollo 38.25 2 RWR LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF CJF CHH
Bensinger 39.80 2 RWR LC LC FC CJF CSV CJF CJF CHH
Last Chance 42.16 2 RWR P P P CJF CJF CJF CJF CHH
Black Earth 44.79 2 RWR LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF LA CHH
Barcelona 45.21 2 RWR LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF CJF CJF
Botany Bay 48.66 2 RWR P P P CJF CJF CJF CJF CHH
Toland 52.11 2 RWR LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF CJF CHH
Beta VII 53.64 2 RWR LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF CJF CJF
Derf 55.63 2 LC LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF CJF CJF

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Periphery, 1st Edition, p. 18, "From Rim to Tamar"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 18, "Rim Worlds Republic after Age of War [2571]"
  3. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War [2571]"
  4. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere Map [2596]"
  5. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  6. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 25, "Rim Worlds Republic At the Fall of the Star League [2750]"
  7. Field Manual: SLDF,Map: Inner Sphere 2764
  8. 8.0 8.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 37, "The Republic-Commonwealth War"
  9. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War [2822]"
  10. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War [2822]"
  11. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War [3025]"
  12. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  13. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 39 [3040]"
  14. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  15. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, "Inner Sphere Map [3050]"
  16. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion [3052]"
  17. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, "Inner Sphere Map [3052]"
  18. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  19. Era Report: 3062, p. 28, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  20. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  21. 21.0 21.1 Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, p. 17, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  22. 22.0 22.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 50, "The Jihad In Review"
  23. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 31, "Clan Occupation Zones Map [3072]"
  24. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere Map [3075]"
  25. Field Report: Clans, p. 26, "Clan Jade Falcon Deployment Table [3079]"
  26. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  27. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  28. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  29. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  30. Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  31. Jade Falcon Sourcebook, p. 36, Battlefields fought reveal some planetary locations on Anywhere.
  32. Historical: Reunification War, p. 130, "The Spark"
  33. Historical: Reunification War, p. 132, "Case Apollo"
  34. Historical: Reunification War, p. 133, "Island Hopping (2582 - November 2590)"
  35. Historical: Reunification War, p. 134, "Arlina to Viborg (December 2584 - September 2588)"
  36. Historical: Reunification War, p. 139, "Bitter Harvests (2591-2596)"
  37. 37.0 37.1 37.2 Historical: Reunification War, p. 153, "Rim Worlds Republic Front (2588-2596)"
  38. Jade Falcon Sourcebook, p. 37, Anywhere - battle for Anywhere mauls 2nd New Ivaarsen Chasseurs.
  39. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 28, 31, "Operation: Ice Storm" - Military Campaign of the Ice Hellions’ capturing the planet briefly. Though not noted operation briefs, Anywhere on the post-invasion map shows to be still a Clan Jade Falcon World.
  40. Writers answer question, when Anywhere was retaken.
  41. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. 118, "Unit Deployment Table"
  42. NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 1, p.45, "Operation GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG"
  43. Historical: War of 3039, p. 140, "Deployment Table"
  44. 20 Year Update, p. 25, "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"
  45. Field Report: Clans, p. 15, "Clan Jade Falcon Deployment Status"

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