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Cassias[edit]

Cassias

System information
X:Y Coordinates 317.67 :79.82[e]
Spectral class M5Ia[1]
Recharge time 156 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) None[1]

The Cassias system is home to at least one habitable world, Cassias I, and as at 3145 Cassias was located in the Barlow's End Prefecture of the New Samarkand Military District within the Draconis Combine.[2][3]

System Description[edit]

The Cassias system is located near the McGehee and Udibi systems[2][3] and consists of at least one world orbiting a class M5Ia primary.[1]

System History[edit]

The Cassias system was colonised at some point during or shortly after the First Exodus from Terra and was one of the systems that signed the Crucis Pact to form the Federated Suns in 2317.[4]

Cassias I[edit]

Cassias
Planetary flag of Cassias
Planetary flag of Cassias
Geophysical
System position 1[1]
Jump point
distance
2.45 days[1]
Moons 4 (Ramah, Bambang, Budiono, Kinjuri)[1]
Surface gravity 1.1[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Tainted–nitrogen rich)[1]
Equatorial temperature 45° C (Tropical)[1]
Surface water 30%[1]
Highest native life Amphibians[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Count Amir Altume Kadaji (3067)[1]
Population 578,225,000 (3067)[1]
Socio-Industrial Levels C-C-B-B-B (3067)[1]
HPG (Representative) B (3067)[1]

Cassias I - more commonly known simply as Cassias - is the innermost planet in the Cassias system and has four moons named Bambang, Budiono, Kinjuri and Ramah.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

Cassias is a tropical world located on the Draconis Combine/Federated Suns border. It also acted as the border between the "Outback" and the more densely populated inner systems of the Federated Suns. Originally settled by Islamic Indonesians in the twenty-fourth century, Cassias grew into one of the AFFS' most important regional commands. For centuries Cassias served as a staging area in every major Federated Suns offensive against the Combine. Even outside of war, the world served as a base for deep-penetration raiding forces and as a forward command post.[1]

Though it was highly prized for its location Cassias had a thriving agricultural industry based on textiles, rubber, and timber. There were also many common ores, petroleum deposits, and gemstones as well. All these exports provided a high standard of living for native Cassians.[1]

By the thirty-first century the inhabitants of Cassias lived on three continents: Borneo, Java, and Kalimantan. Their cities however were frequently found inside atmospheric domes to protect the inhabitants from the higher than average concentration of nitrogen in the atmosphere. The planet had many atmospheric scrubbers that had converted the atmosphere to something more hospitable to humans, but the cities remained domed.[1]

Having been subject to a number of deep raids across several worlds by Federated Suns commandoes and Draconis March forces seeking POWs from the FedCom Civil War in early August 3068[5], the Draconis Combine retaliated by launching a series of raids and attacks against Federated Suns worlds. The retaliatory attacks took place in the second week of September, and Cassias was one of the worlds hit by a raiding force.[6]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

3067[edit]

  • Count Amir Altume Kadaji[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

2786[edit]

3025[edit]

3028[edit]

  • Seventeenth Avalon Hussars RCT[50]

3038[edit]

  • Seventeenth Avalon Hussars RCT[51]

3039[edit]

  • Pollux Regiment (July - December)[52]

3050[edit]

  • Seventeenth Avalon Hussars RCT[53]

3061[edit]

  • Seventeenth Avalon Hussars RCT[54]

3061[edit]

3067[edit]

3079[edit]

3085[edit]

Geography[edit]

Cassias has three main continents named Borneo, Java and Kalimantan.[1]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Udibi 10.2 McGehee 13.6 Oldsmith 14.4 Barlow's End 21.4
Huan 22.4 Avranches 23.6 Périgueux 25.1 Thestria 26.8
Choudrant 30.0 Damevang 31.9 Tishomingo 33.7 An Ting 34.0
Capra 34.5 Rowe 35.4 Elidere IV 37.9 Nouveau Toulouse 38.4
Colia 41.9 Glenmora 42.0 Altdorf 42.5 Misery 43.7
Igualada 44.0 Fairfield 44.6 Cimeron 45.2 Swales 47.4
Beta Mensae V 49.4 Sun Prairie 51.5 Bergman's Planet 51.9 Kaznejoy 54.1
Goldlure 56.3 Turkalia 56.3 Tallmadge 56.4 Harrow's Sun 56.5
Waldheim 57.3 Kesai IV 58.5 Benet III 58.9 Fallon II 59.1

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 Handbook: House Davion, p. 99, "Planet Profile
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Handbook: House Davion, p. 18, "Federated Suns at their Founding - [2317] Map"
  5. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 45, "The Jihad In Review"
  6. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 46, "The Jihad In Review"
  7. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine - [2319] Map"
  8. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  9. Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  10. Historical: Reunification War, p. 106, "Reunification War: Outworlds Alliance Front Deployments (2581)"
  11. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  12. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  13. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  14. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  15. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  16. 16.0 16.1 House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 58, "Collapse" Only took back Davion worlds
  17. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 55, "Kentares IV" Date last planet was captured
  18. 18.0 18.1 Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  19. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succesion War - [2822] Map"
  20. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  21. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succesion War - [2864] Map"
  23. House Davion (The Federated Suns), "Federated Suns Map - [3025]"
  24. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succesion War - [3025] Map"
  25. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  26. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  27. Handbook: House Davion, p. 71, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War - [3030] Map"
  28. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  29. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of 3039 -[3040] Map"
  30. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  31. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  32. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  33. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  34. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  35. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  36. Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  37. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere - [3063] Map
  38. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  39. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  40. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere Map - [3067] Map"
  41. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, Inner Sphere - [3075] Map
  42. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Federated Suns Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  43. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  44. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  45. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  46. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  47. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  48. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 137, "First Succession War Deployment Table - DCMS"
  49. House Davion (The Federated Suns), p. 133, "Unit Deployment Table"
  50. NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 1, p. 11, "Operation RAT"
  51. Historical: War of 3039, p. 135, "Deployment Table"
  52. 52.0 52.1 52.2 52.3 52.4 Historical: War of 3039, p. 140, "Deployment Table"
  53. 20 Year Update, p. 19, "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"
  54. 54.0 54.1 Shattered Sphere, p. 28, "FedCom Deployment Table"
  55. Field Manual: Updates, p. 141, "Federated Suns Deployment Table"
  56. Field Report: AFFS, p. 18, "Regimental Status"
  57. Field Manual: 3085, p. 72, "Deployment Table - 3085"

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