Ariel

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

Ariel
Ariel neighboring systems
Ariel neighboring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -115.77:-98.53[e]

The Ariel system was the location of at least one inhabited world or construct and as at 3145 was located in the Wolf Empire.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Ariel system is located near the Keystone and Lancaster systems.[1][2]

System History[edit]

The Ariel system was settled during the First Exodus from Terra and became a member of the Marik Commonwealth prior to the formation of the Free Worlds League.[3]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Age of War[edit]

During the Age of War Ariel was home to Toddlette Industries, a manufacturer of WorkMechs and industrial robots. Toddlette entered the military market during the early years of the Free Worlds League's race to manufacture homegrown BattleMechs, by recruiting Colonel J. Marcus Llewelyn-Jaymes as their chief engineer. Having retired as Associate Chief Armorer for the Free Worlds League Military Llewelyn-Jaymes brought a wealth of experience in BattleMech development as well as his contacts with him. In 2469, a year after retiring from the FWLM, Llewelyn-Jaymes had a hand-picked team developing Toddlette's first BattleMech, a design that would become known as the Trooper. Despite the Trooper's poor reception and reputation, it would be a major export from Toddlette to the FWLM, and would be upgraded into the Flea in 2501. Earthwerks Incorporated purchased Toddlette Industries in 2581, taking over construction of the Flea and expanding production to five different worlds.[26]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Lancaster 10.3 Keystone 11.6 August 19.0 Oceana 21.6
Asellus Australis 22.0 Angell II 22.7 Bedeque 23.0 Asellus Borealis 24.8
Sarkel 25.9 Drusibacken 26.2 Bainsville 29.9 Dickinson 33.9
Grobin 34.8 Rasalas 35.3 Sophie's World 35.9 Merak 36.4
Washburn 39.9 Lungdo 40.4 Tania Australis 42.0 St. Gall 42.3
Marik 43.0 Helm 44.1 Jászberény 45.1 Abadan 45.5
Stewart 46.7 New Olympia 46.8 Tania Borealis 46.9 Nova Roma 48.1
Adhafera 48.5 Tiber 49.6 Kirkenlaard 49.9 Gallatin 51.0
Pavia 51.8 Autumn Wind 52.9 Kyeinnisan 54.1 Campbelton 54.4
Kolobrzeg 54.9 Sorunda 56.2 Elbing 57.5 Emris IV 57.5

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Handbook: House Marik, p. 13, "Marik Commonwealth world within the Free Worlds League befor [2270] and after at their founding in [2271]"
  4. Handbook: House Marik, p. 24, "Free Worlds League after Age of War [2571] Map"
  5. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  6. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  8. Handbook: House Marik, p. 34, "Free Worlds League after First Succession War [2822] Map"
  9. Handbook: House Marik, p. 38, "Free Worlds League after Second Succession War [2864] Map"
  10. Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succession War [3025] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds League after Fourth Succession War [3030] Map"
  12. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  13. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere [3050] Map"
  14. Era Report: 3052, p. 25, "Inner Sphere [3052] Map"
  15. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere [3057] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Marik, p. 54, "Free Worlds League after Operation Guerrero [3058] Map"
  17. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere [3063] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Marik, p. 56, "Free Worlds League after FedCom Civil War [3067] Map"
  19. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]
  20. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere [3075] Map"
  21. Field Report: FWLM, p. 17, "Free Worlds League Deployment Map"
  22. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  23. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  24. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  25. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 3135"
  26. 26.0 26.1 Experimental Technical Readout: Primitives, Volume 5, p. 3, "TP-1R Trooper"

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