Capolla

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Capolla[edit]

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

Capolla
Capolla neighbouring systems
Capolla neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 7.99 : -41.70[e]
Spectral class F6VI[1]
Planets 9[1]

The Capolla system was the location of at least one habitable world, Capolla VI, and as at 3145 was located in the Republic of the Sphere.[2][3]

System Description[edit]

The Capolla system is located close to the Brownsville and Elgin systems[4] and consisted of a class F6VI primary orbited by nine planets.[1]

System History[edit]

The Capolla system was colonised during or shortly after the First Exodus from Terra,[5] following the discovery of the habitable world of Capolla VI in the twenty-second century.[1]

Capolla VI[edit]

Capolla
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 6[1]
Jump point
distance
14 days[1]
Moons 1 (Nobel)[1]
Surface gravity 0.83[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 33Β°C[1]
Surface water 77%[1]
Highest native life Birds[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Ryan Dimaggio (Governor)[1]
Erin Hwang (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Stockdale[1]
Population 1,764,820,000[1]

Capolla VI - more commonly known simply as Capolla - is the sixth planet of nine in the Capolla system and has a single moon named Nobel.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

Capolla had long and productive relationship with the neighboring world of Terra Firma. The two worlds often worked together to meet their mutual needs. Capolla's large ore deposits and other raw materials made it well-suited for industrial production. Combined with Terra Firma's agricultural output the two worlds formed a strong economic block in their area. Their economic power was so great that they were given significant freedom of action when they joined the Terran Hegemony.[1]

This relative independence would be honored by every interstellar power who later tried to claim the two worlds;[1] Capolla was one of some fifty-one heavily contested worlds to have been placed under Terran Hegemony authority as a jointly-administered world during the Age of War or Star League era. During the First Succession War Capolla once more became a flashpoint between the Free Worlds League and Capellan Confederation.[6]

After the chaos of Operation GUERRERO Terra Firma and Capolla joined forces to form the Terracap Confederation. This small organization existed until the Word of Blake established their Protectorate and encouraged the two worlds to join. Even the Blakists only administered the world with a light hand. In exchange however the Capollains allowed the Blakists to station troops and build "reeducation centers" on the world. The Capollains studiously ignored the rumors and rumblings that came from those facilities for most of the Jihad.[1]

An interview conducted by Cristen Gardner of MERCNET in early 3077 gave the mercenary unit Deliah's Gauntlet the opportunity to speak about the incorporation of Capolla into the Protectorate, and the reasons behind the Gauntlet fleeing from Capolla in 3075. Finn indicated that the Blakists had initially treated the population and the mercenaries well, giving the population substantial liberties and a feeling of freedom, but from 3072 onwards the Word had actively cultivated a restrictive, paranoid attitude amongst the population, similar to that of the days when Capolla had been a part of the Capellan Confederation. This reached a peak in 3075, when paranoia and suspicion combined with rumors of the presence of weapons of mass destruction led elements of the civilian population and local Militia to treat the resident population from the One Star Faith as scapegoats, based on the advanced technology the Faithful possessed.[7]

Having struck against the Faithful, the Militia then mustered to attack the Gauntlet, who managed to flee into the jungle before the Militia engaged. Supported with supplies and information from the local population, the Gauntlet managed to fight a guerrilla war against the Militia forces, avoiding major confrontations and engagements, until the Militia massed to strike against them. The Gauntlet defeated the militia at the cost of a lance of their own 'Mechs and one of their MechWarriors; the Gauntlet then managed to seize a Union-class DropShip from the Militia and escape off world, although they were unable to rescue the surviving One Star Faithful left on Capolla.[7]

When Operation SCOUR came to the world, the militia split nearly evenly down pro-Blakist and anti-Blakist lines. The resulting combat heavily damaged the cities, which required significant rebuilding.[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

3130[edit]

  • Governor Ryan Dimaggio[1]
  • Planetary Legate Erin Hwang[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

2786[edit]

3058[edit]

3067-3075[edit]

  • Deliah's Gauntlet (1 Company)[32][7]

3067 to 3071[edit]

3145[edit]

Geography[edit]

Capolla has four major landmasses; two of these continents, Dominus and Konowalchuk, lie on the equator, while Matlabor is at the south pole. The fourth continent, New Australia, is a large island continent located in the northern hemisphere. Much of the three warmer continents on Capolla are covered with jungles.[1]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Parisia: a notable city located on New Australia and home to Thaddeus Enterprises.[1]
  • Stockdale: the planetary capital city, located on either Dominus or Konowalchuk.[1]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Elgin 11.5 Brownsville 11.7 Outreach 13.0 Hsien 13.1
Terra Firma 16.5 Nanking 18.0 Hall 22.1 Mandal 22.2
Epsilon Eridani 22.7 Liberty 24.7 Bex 24.7 Zurich 24.9
Tall Trees 26.3 Saiph 26.8 Aldebaran 28.5 Bryant 28.7
New Home 28.7 Hechnar 29.2 Menkalinan 30.3 Wasat 30.9
New Canton 31.5 Keid 31.7 Acamar 31.7 Procyon 33.0
Epsilon Indi 33.4 Sirius 35.2 Genoa 36.0 Woodstock 36.5
Arboris 36.6 Berenson 36.8 Liao 37.8 New Stevens 38.1
Sheratan 38.4 Belluevue 39.3 Bhaktapur 40.6 Van Diemen IV 40.8
Caph 41.1 Terra 42.2 Zion 42.5 Talitha 42.7
Fletcher 42.7 Tyrfing 43.2 Graham IV 44.2 Rigil Kentarus 45.3
Kristiandsund 45.5 Northwind 46.5 Azha 46.9 Pollux 47.2
Kawich 47.3 Ingress 47.4 Blue Sava 48.5 Fomalhaut 48.5
Alula Australis 48.9 New Earth 48.9 Nopah 49.7 Bharat 50.9
Gan Singh 50.9 Slocum 51.3 Devil's Rock 51.3 Manennaia 52.0
Oliver 52.6 Ningpo 52.8 Ruchbah 52.8 Kyrkbacken 53.1
Myrvoll 53.7 Castor 54.4 Lockdale 54.5 Altair 55.2
Small World 55.6 Killbourn 56.1 Saffel 56.1 Dieron 56.5
Irian 56.6 Hamal 56.9 Zavijava 57.2 Pleione 57.9
Thorin 58.6 Hamilton 59.2 Basalt 59.5

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 1.22 1.23 1.24 1.25 1.26 1.27 1.28 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 233, "Capolla 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 Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  5. ↑ 5.0 5.1 Handbook: House Liao, p. 13, "Capellan Confederation Foundation [2366]"
  6. ↑ 6.0 6.1 6.2 Historical: Liberation of Terra, Volume 2, p. 118, "Jointly Administered Worlds"
  7. ↑ 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 22, "More Mercenaries Fleeing"
  8. ↑ Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League Founding [2271]"
  9. ↑ Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation After Age of War [2571]]"
  10. ↑ Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  11. ↑ Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  12. ↑ 12.0 12.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 138, "Operation LIBERATION Wave 1 [July 2772 - December 2774]"
  13. ↑ First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  14. ↑ Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  15. ↑ First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  16. ↑ Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succesion War [3025] Map"
  17. ↑ Handbook: House Davion, p. 72, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War [3030] Map"
  18. ↑ Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of 3039 Map"
  19. ↑ Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  20. ↑ Era Report: 3052, p. 11, Inner Sphere [3050] Map
  21. ↑ Era Report: 3052, p. 23, Inner Sphere [3052] Map
  22. ↑ Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere [3057] Map
  23. ↑ Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere [3063] Map
  24. ↑ Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]"
  25. ↑ Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, Inner Sphere [3075] Map
  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. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  30. ↑ First Succession War (Source Book), p. 135, "First Succession War Deployment Table - CCAF"
  31. ↑ Chaos March (sourcebook), p. 20, "Unit Note"
  32. ↑ Mercenaries Supplemental II, p. 65, "Mercenary Deployment Table"
  33. ↑ Mercenaries Supplemental, p. 66, "Mercenary Deployment Table"
  34. ↑ Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 110, "Word of Blake Mercenary Deployment"
  35. ↑ Field Manual: 3145, p. 144, "Republic Armed Forces - Hastati Sentinels"
  36. ↑ Experimental Technocal Readout: Republic, Volume 1, p. 3, "RD-1R Roadrunner (Emerald Harriers)"

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