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Corydon

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

Corydon
Corydon neighbouring systems
Corydon neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 216.61 : -38.82[e]

The Corydon system was home to at least one habitable world or construct and as at 3145 was located in the Markesan Operational Area of the Crucis March within the Federated Suns.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Corydon system is located near the Blandinsville and New Valencia systems.[1][2]

System History[edit]

The Corydon system was colonised during the First Exodus from Terra and had been incorporated into the Federated Suns by the end of the Age of War.[3][4]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

In 2789 the Draconis Combine began a hugely successful invasion of the Federated Suns, with Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery units pouring across the border and conquering system after system while the Armed Forces of the Federated Suns desperately tried to mount a defense amidst mass confusion and conflicting orders exacerbated by the DCMS specifically targeting communications systems and JumpShips as priorities for destruction to disrupt communications. The first attempt to break the invasion was mustered by First Prince John Davion in 2788, and that attempt - Operation SOLAR SHIELD - was an expensive disaster. By the time Prince John's second plan had begun at the end of 2789, Corydon was one of the worlds under Combine occupation.[34][10]

Prince John's second plan - a massive naval response under the operational command of Admiral Kenneth Jones - saw AFFS forces return to Corydon in early 2790. The AFFS battle group was commanded by Vice Admiral Marjorie Stone and spent a week hunting down the Draconis Combine Admiralty ships in the system before moving on to rendevouz with Jones' battle group in the Cholame system.[10]

Military Deployment[edit]

2764[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
New Valencia 11.7 Blandinsville 12.8 Cholame 16.1 Layover 22.6
Batavia 22.7 Carnac 22.7 Acoma 24.7 Klamriz V 32.1
Flushing 33.4 Saunemin 34.3 Chota 34.4 Beecher 34.7
Robinson 36.1 Markesan 36.4 Saltural 36.8 Rosamond 38.3
Exeter 41.7 Manteno 43.0 Rochester 43.1 Versailles 44.0
DeWitt 44.5 Barstow 46.1 Bristol 46.3 Doneval II 50.8
Emporia 51.5 Tiskilwa 51.5 Kestrel 52.3 Avawatz 52.5
Streator 52.6 Bogard 53.1 Lucerne 53.4 Wroxeter 54.0
Strawn 55.2 Clovis 55.5 Le Blanc 57.9 Johnsondale 58.0
McHenry 59.0 Olancha 59.0

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Handbook: House Davion, p. 18, "Federated Suns at their Founding - [2317] Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  5. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  6. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  7. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  8. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  9. Field Report 2765: Federated Suns, p. 29, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 First Succession War, p. 41-42, "Cholame"
  11. First Succession War, p. 44, "Draconis Combine-Federated Suns Front 2786-2796"
  12. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  13. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  15. House Davion (The Federated Suns), "Federated Suns Map - [3025]"
  16. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Davion, p. 72, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of [3039] - [3040] Map"
  19. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  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. Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero [3058]"
  24. The Periphery, 2nd Edition, p. 111, "Taurian Concordat and Tortuga Dominions"
  25. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere - [3063] Map
  26. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  27. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  28. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  29. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  30. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  31. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  32. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  33. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  34. First Succession War, p. 41, "An Expensive Learning Curve"
  35. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 252, "SLDF - Federated Suns Military Command Map"

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