Bowang

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

Bowang
Bowang neighbouring systems
Bowang neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -315.09:-159.33[e]

The Bowang system was home to at least one habitable world and as at 3145 was an autonomous system within the Free Worlds League located close to the borders of the Duchy of Tamarind and Rim Commonality provinces.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Bowang system is located near the Tchamba and Wolof systems.[1][2]

System History[edit]

The Bowang system was colonised during or shortly before the Age of War.[3][4]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Star League[edit]

Elements of the 91st Mechanized Infantry Division tracked down and destroyed a pirate base in the uninhabited regions of Bowang. The base itself was heavily fortified, but the precision of the SLDF's artillery and air strikes allowed the force to seize the base within two hours without any collateral damage.[26]

Succession Wars[edit]

As an independent world strategically located between the Abbey District, Duchy of Graham-Marik and the Principality of Gibson, Bowang was a major trading hub within the Free Worlds League during the Succession Wars. The planetary leaders, recognizing their ideal position, encouraged a stance of neutrality in all business and political dealings. This further encouraged trade so that seeing vessels from dozens of worlds within the League was a common sight at the system's jump points. The space lanes of the system were constantly full of tenders, shuttles, and dropships moving cargo between ships and the planet's surface.[27]

In Darby, the planetary capital, branches of most of the major corporations and trading houses within the League could be found. Business and political leaders enjoyed the system's reknowned neutrality, using it to work out the most onerous of disagreements and deals. This helped avoid the usual difficulties that arose when doing business within the League.[27]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Darby: The planetary capital city.[27]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Wolof 16.5 Tchamba 18.4 Schiedam 19.6 Gran 22.2
Valil'yevskiy 23.8 Conakry 27.7 Panjang 28.3 Naissus 32.2
Kutludugun 35.2 Home 36.8 Silver 37.3 Chalouba 41.1
Karakiraz 41.2 Kakada 42.6 Kilarney 42.9 Curaumilla 43.0
Kogl 43.4 Gibraltar 48.6 Aconcagua 50.2 Eromanga 51.4
Mohács 51.9 Westover 52.2 Sardis 53.0 Stotzing 53.8
Loongana 54.0 Ashburton 55.2 Eion 55.7 Maderas 56.2
Jubka 56.3 Hammer 57.3 Diamantina 59.8

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Marik Commowwealth world within the Free Worlds League before [2270] and after at their founding in [2271]"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 24, "Free Worlds League after Age of War [2571] Map"
  5. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  6. Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  8. Handbook: House Marik, p. 34, "Free Worlds League after First Succesion War [2822] Map"
  9. Handbook: House Marik, p. 38, "Free Worlds League after Second Succesion War [2864] Map"
  10. Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succesion War [3025] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds League after Fourth Succesion 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. 43, "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. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 117, "91st Mechanized Infantry Division""
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 Era Report: 3052, p. 76-77, "Li Weaver profile"

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