Dante (planet)

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(References to Dante)

Dante neighbouring systems
Dante neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 427.53:176.35[e]
Spectral class K4V[1][2]
Recharge time 195 hours[2]
Recharge station(s) Nadir[1][2]

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

Planetary flag
Planetary flag
System position 2nd[1][2]
Jump point
4.31 days[2]
Moons 1 (Beatrice)[2]
Surface gravity 0.98[2]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[2]
Equatorial temperature 27°C (Temperate)[2]
Surface water 42%[2]
Highest native life Fish[2]
Reference Year 3025[1] - 3079[2]
Ruler Neil Avellar[1]
Capital Certaldo[2]
Population 5,000 (3025)[1]
52,630,000 (3079)[2]
Socio-Industrial Levels B-B-B-C-B[2]
HPG (Representative) B[2]

Owner History[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

Dante has four continents, Il Poeta, Petrarch, Boccaccio where the capital city Certaldo is located and Guelph.[2]

Planetary History[edit]

The planet was first settled after the First Succession War. The refugees from the Draconis Combine who arrived found a pleasant world ideally suited to growing Terran crops. Since the late 2800s however, the world has been largely demilitarized. The lack of military forces, combined with the large population of pacifistic Omniss members, meant that Dante survived most of the horrors of the Succession Wars with little damage. The planetary government actually banned any technology that didn't relate to life sciences or medical care from being imported to the world. This ban started in 2875[1] and remained in place until the start of the Jihad.

Unfortunately this pacifist outlook and lack of military technology led to Dante's downfall in the late 3060's. Dante was overrun by pirates as a part of machinations by the Word of Blake. From Dante these pirates launched raids from the heart of Outworlds Alliance.[27]

On the 11th of March 3071 a conclave was being held in the Dante system when an assault force suspected of originating from the Word of Blake attacked a Clan Snow Raven flotilla attending the conclave. The assault force inflicted heavy casualties on the Clan forces, destroying the Snow Raven flagship and a Galaxy of Raven troops whilst also critically injuring saKhan Broderick Sukhanov.[28]

Between the 19th and 25th of September 3069 combined forces from both Clan Snow Raven and the Alliance Military Corps lay siege to Dante. The reason given for the siege was that terrorists linked to the Word of Blake had been traced to Dante, but the response on a number of worlds within the Alliance was to condemn the heavy-handed actions of the Snow Ravens and the Alliance government, with secessionist sentiments rising noticeably on several worlds.[29]

To deal with the pirates and Blakist loyalists located on Dante, the Snow Ravens destroyed most of the planet's industries via orbital bombardment. The Ravens then established several mobile factories in orbit around the world.[30] They later built a factory on the world itself, but the severe damage to the infrastructure reduced this plant's productivity. After clearing out the terrorists, the Snow Ravens took control of the world. It is the site of their main genetic repository.[31]

Planetary Garrison[edit]




Manufaturing Centers[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years)
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Morthac 15.02 1 OA OA OA OA OA OA OA
Dindatari 18.92 1 OA OA OA OA OA OA OA
Bad News 21.20 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Brasha 21.79 1 OA OA OA OA OA OA OA
Alegro 30.80 2 OA OA OA OA OA OA OA
Calish II 32.80 2 OA OA OA OA OA OA OA
Calish III 34.87 2 OA OA OA OA OA OA OA
Jordan 40.28 2 OA OA OA OA OA OA OA
Lushann 40.95 2 OA OA OA OA OA OA OA
Quantraine 41.30 2 OA OA OA OA OA OA OA
Zlatousi 44.99 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Valentina 45.20 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Budingen 47.55 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Milligan's World 48.39 2 OA OA OA OA OA OA OA
Sinope 49.83 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Cerberus 51.13 2 OA OA OA OA OA OA OA
Zalaf 54.56 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Kinkaid II 54.58 2 OA OA OA OA OA OA OA
Quatre Belle 57.16 2 OA OA OA OA OA OA OA
Sevon 57.31 2 OA OA OA OA OA OA OA
Kazanka 57.77 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Rushaven 58.64 2 OA OA OA OA OA OA OA


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  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 Objectives: The Clans, p. 18, "Dante Planet Profile"
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  21. Field Report: DCMS, p. 23, "DCMS Deployment Map [3079]"
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  24. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
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  26. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  27. Field Manual: Periphery (sourcebook), p.86
  28. Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, p. 15, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  29. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 47, "The Jihad In Review"
  30. Objectives: Clans, p. 16
  31. Objectives: Clans, p. 18
  32. 32.0 32.1 Field Manual: 3085, p. 128, "Deployment Table - 3085"
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  36. Objectives: The Clans, p. 18, "Snow Raven Industrial Complex Alpha"
  37. Objectives: The Clans, p. 18, "Snow Raven Industrial Complex Kappa"