Butler

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Butler[edit]

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

Butler
Butler neighbouring systems
Butler neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -126.18:375.28[e]
Spectral class M1V[1]
Recharge time 202 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) Nadir[1]

The Butler system was home to at least one habitable world, Butler III, and as at 3145 was located in the Clan Jade Falcon Occupation Zone.[2][3]

System Description[edit]

The Butler system is located near the Trell I and Waldorff systems[2][3] and consists of a class M1V primary orbited by at least three planets. During the thirty-first century a recharge station was in place at the system nadir jump point. Established in orbit above Butler III in the 3060s were the Butler Ship Yards, a JumpShip manufacturing facility.[1]

System History[edit]

The Butler system was settled during or shortly before the Age of War and by the eve of the Star League era Butler was a part of the Lyran Commonwealth.[4][5]

Butler III[edit]

Butler
Geophysical
System position 3rd[1]
Jump point
distance
2.96 days[1]
Moons 1 (Valet)[1]
Surface gravity 1.02[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 37°C (Warm-Temperate)[1]
Surface water 49%[1]
Highest native life Birds[1]
Reference Year 3079[1]
Infrastructure
Capital Newton[1]
Population 185,710,000[1]
Socio-Industrial Levels B-C-B-C-B[1]
HPG (Representative) B[1]

Butler III - more commonly referred to simply as Butler - is the third planet in the Butler system and has a single moon named Valet.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

Clan Invasion[edit]

In May of 3050, Clan Jade Falcon invaded Butler as part of the Second Wave of Operation REVIVAL, sending the Fourth Falcon Velites to face off against the survivors of Winfield's Regiment. Knowing his men were hopelessly outmatched Leftenant-General Davis Winfield answered Star Colonel Evak Mattlov's batchall with a challenge to personal combat. Impressed by his opponent's courage the Star Colonel agreed and the two met on the field of battle with their units looking on, Mattlov in his Dire Wolf and Winfield in his Atlas. The fight was going in the general's favor when a lucky laser hit disabled his gyro and Winfield's Atlas fell over, knocking him unconscious. Enraged by the fall of their commander Winfield's Regiment opened fire on the Jade Falcons and in the ensuring battle were wiped out. General Winfield would later regain consciousness at a Jade Falcon medical unit, was saluted for his bravery in the duel and informed of his new status as bondsman.[6]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Military Deployment[edit]

3050[edit]

3059[edit]

3079[edit]

3085[edit]

3145[edit]

Geography[edit]

  • Butler has three continents named Jekins, Marlybone and Smithfield.[1]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Newton: the planetary capital city, located on Smithfield.[1]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Image gallery[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Trell I 16.9 Waldorff 17.5 Malibu 19.3 Derf 19.9
Twycross 20.5 Beta VII 30.0 Denizli 30.9 Blackjack 32.6
Maxie's Planet 33.0 Winfield 33.3 Alyina 35.5 Goat Path 35.6
Evciler 36.2 Apolakkia 36.2 Romulus 36.7 Wotan 36.7
Persistence 36.9 Golandrinas 41.7 Devin 44.2 Hot Springs 45.0
Seiduts 46.3 Kooken's Pleasure Pit 48.9 Steelton 51.3 Parakoila 52.8
Chateau 54.3 Leskovik 55.2 Baker 3 55.6 Toland 57.1
Black Earth 57.2 Apollo 57.3 Icar 57.5 Pasig 57.8
Vantaa 58.6 Csesztreg 59.1 Roadside 59.2

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 Objectives: The Clans, p. 12, "Butler"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Lyran Commonwealth after at their founding in [2341]"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War [2571] Map"
  6. Jade Falcon Sourcebook, p. 38
  7. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere Map [2596]"
  8. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  10. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War [2822] Map"
  11. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  12. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War [2864] Map"
  13. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War [3025] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 [3040] Map"
  16. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  17. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 3050"
  18. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion [3052] Map"
  19. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - 3052"
  20. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  21. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  22. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]"
  23. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - 3075"
  24. Field Report: Clans, p. 23, "Deployment Map [3079]"
  25. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  26. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  27. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  28. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  29. 20 Year Update, p. 71, "Com Guards Deployment Table"
  30. Field Manual: Crusader Clans, p. 154, "Crusader Clans Deployment Table"
  31. Field Report: Clans, p. 15, "Clan Jade Falcon Deployment Status"
  32. Field Manual: 3085, p. 126, "Deployment Table - 3085"
  33. Field Manual: 3145, p. 169, "Clan Force Deployments - Clan Jade Falcon"
  34. Objectives: The Clans, p. 12, "Butler Ship Yards"

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