Dahar

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Dahar[edit]

Dahar
Dahar neighboring systems
Dahar neighboring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 279.42 : 20.11[e]
Spectral class M8V[1]
Recharge time 159 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) None[1]

The Dahar system was home to at least one habitable world, Dahar IV, and as at 3145 was located in the remains of the Robinson Operational Area of the Draconis March within the Federated Suns.[2][3]

System Description[edit]

The Dahar system is located near the Bettendorf and Sakhara V systems[2][3] and consists of a class M8V primary orbited by at least four planets.[4]

System History[edit]

The Dahar system was colonized at some point during or shortly after the First Exodus from Terra.[5]

Dahar IV[edit]

Dahar IV
Geophysical
System position 4[1]
Jump point
distance
2.09 days[1]
Moons 2 (Drakhor, Drakkon)[1]
Surface gravity 1.0[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 55°C (Extreme Desert)[1]
Surface water 20%[1]
Highest native life Mammals[1]
Reference Year 3067[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Duchess Aileena Sandoval-Dobson[1]
Capital Drakaar[1]
Population 753,958,000[1]
Socio-Industrial Levels B-B-B-A-D[1]
HPG (Representative) B[1]

Dahar IV is the fourth planet in the system and has two moons named Drakhor and Drakkon.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

Despite the harsh climate on Dahar IV, the plentiful deposits of ores and minerals attracted colonists to the planet; the taxing environment led to local engineers creating some of the most advanced mining equipment to be found anywhere in the Inner Sphere, equipment which was then licensed to other worlds with the income from the licenses being used to raise the standard of living on Dahar.[1]

First Succession War[edit]

Dahar was invaded during the first half of the major invasion into the Federated Suns launched by the Draconis Combine in May 2787.[6] Dahar IV was liberated by the Armed Forces of the Federated Suns in 2814 as part of the third and final major AFFS counter-offensive of the First Succession War against the Draconis Combine.[7]

Second Succession War[edit]

On the 19th of February 2830 Coordinator Jinjiro Kurita launched simultaneous offensives against the Federated suns and Lyran Commonwealth. Operation AKAI KAZE - RED WIND - was the offensive launched against the Federated Suns; while the main targets of AKAI KAZE were the Franklin, Lucerne and Sakhara V systems, ten assorted systems were also hit by heavy raids, intended to distract and disorient the AFFS.[8]

Overall command of the assaults on Fanklin and Lucerne lay with Tai-sho Chosokabe Motochika, and the AFFs forces on both worlds put up a heavy defence. In late May, Motochika requested permission for his forces to withdraw, in the face of ferocious resistance and near-suicidal attacks from the defenders, rather than seeing the units under his command destroyed for little profit. After six weeks with no response, Motochika ordered his troops to retreat, only to find that his request had never been sent. Knowing that retreating without orders would result in an order for him to atone via seppuku, Motochika decided to drive deeper into the Federated Suns and led his troops to Dahar IV.[9]

Once at Dahar IV, Motochika played an elaborate deception on the defending Twenty-third Avalon Hussars, landing with the Ninth Benjamin Regulars under a flag of truce and stating his wish to defect. Believing that lulling the enemy into a false sense of security was a legitimate stratagem of war, Motochika played the confused AFFS officers along, submitting to searches and agreeing to be taken into custody; aiding his deception was his reputation as an honorable opponent in both the First and Second Succession Wars, one who eschewed the use of nuclear weapons. As the Hussars took Motochika into custody, his other forces in orbit - another three regiments, two of them 'Mech regiments - landed on Dahar IV, closing their trap on the suddenly-besieged Hussars. Although Motochika committed suicide while imprisoned, his troops inflicted heavy damage on the Hussars, destroying all bar a battalion of the Hussars in the initial attack and then rampaging across Dahar IV, razing what had been a pristine industrial planet. When Jinjiro Kurita received word of their success, he granted permission for the DCMS forces to withdraw, as Motochika had hoped.[9][10]

As late as the thirty-first century the Dahar Draconis March Militia maintained a training facility on Bauxum, the more lightly populated of the two continents. Bauxum - known to the locals as "Hell's Kitchen" - was used as a training area by the Militia to prepare it's troops for combat in the harsh environments found across the planet.[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

3067[edit]

  • Duchess Aileena Sandoval-Dobson[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

2830[edit]

  • [{Twenty-third Avalon Hussars]][9]

3054[edit]

3061[edit]

  • Dahar Draconis March Militia[52]

3067[edit]

  • Dahar Draconis March Militia[53]

3144[edit]

Geography[edit]

Dahar is a mineral-rich and hot world with two continents, both of which are mostly covered by deserts. The two continents are named Bauxum and Dusty, and it isn't uncommon for temperatures of 75°C to be the average in various places across the continents.[1]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Drakkar: the planetary capital city, located on Dusty.[1]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Sakhara V 14.3 Bettendorf 15.6 Courtney 15.9 Allerton 20.6
Tallmadge 22.0 Hoff 22.5 Sauk City 23.4 Turkalia 25.0
Swales 27.3 Fairfield 27.3 Franklin 30.2 Maynard 30.8
Glenmora 33.4 Emporia 35.0 Crossing 37.7 Waunakee 38.3
Nouveau Toulouse 40.9 Benet III 41.4 Charleywood 42.0 Colchester 42.4
Ballentine 42.9 Tarkio 43.0 Tishomingo 44.6 Larned 45.7
Sun Prairie 46.6 DeWitt 47.2 Lucerne 48.2 Potwin 49.0
Barlow's End 49.7 Bogard 53.4 Robinson 53.7 Harrow's Sun 53.9
New Ivaarsen 54.4 Rochester 55.2 Lima 55.3 Elidere IV 55.8
Lexington 56.1 Bergman's Planet 56.4 Evansville 58.1

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 1.22 FedCom Civil War (sourcebook), p. 190, "Planet Profile"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  4. Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 28
  5. 5.0 5.1 Handbook: House Davion, p. 18, "Federated Suns at their Founding [2317] Map"
  6. 6.0 6.1 First Succession War, p. 44, "Draconis Combine-Federated Suns Front 2786-2796"
  7. 7.0 7.1 First Succession War, p. 98, "The Davion Counter-Offensives"
  8. Second Succession War, p. 31, "The Dragon Strikes: Black Wind, Red Wind"
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Second Succession War, p. 34-35, "The Dragon Strikes: Black Wind, Red Wind"
  10. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 63, "The Dahar Incident"
  11. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding" - [2319] Map
  12. Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  13. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  14. Historical: Reunification War, p. 121, "Davion Takes The Initiative"
  15. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596]" Map
  16. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  17. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  18. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  19. Field Report 2765: Federated Suns, p. 29, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  20. Field Report 2765: Draconis Combine, p. 25, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [2765]"
  21. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  23. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  24. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  25. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 53, "Draconis Combine after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  26. House Davion (The Federated Suns), "Federated Suns - [3025] Map"
  27. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  28. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  29. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  30. Handbook: House Davion, p. 71, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War - [3030] Map"
  31. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  32. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  33. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of 3039 Map"
  34. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  35. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  36. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  37. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  38. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  39. ">Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  40. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere - [3063] Map
  41. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  42. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  43. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [October 3067] Map"
  44. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  45. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Armed Forces of the Federated Suns Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  46. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  47. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  48. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  49. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  50. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  51. Objective Raids, p. 13, "Deployment Table - 3054"
  52. Shattered Sphere, p. 28, "FedCom Deployment Table"
  53. Field Manual: Updates, p. 141, "Federated Suns Deployment Table"
  54. Technical Readout: 3150, p. 26

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