Dromini

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Dromini[edit]

Dromini VI
Dromini VI neighbouring systems
Dromini VI neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -20.93 : 66.12[e]
Spectral class K8IV[1]
Planets 11[1]

The Dromini system was home to at least one habitable world, Dromini VI, and as at 3145 was located in the Skandia Province of the Rasalhague Dominion.[2][3]

System Description[edit]

The Dromini system is located near the La Blon and Sabik systems[2][3] and consists of a class K8IV primary orbited by eleven planets.[1]

System History[edit]

The Dromini system was colonised at some point during the First Exodus from Terra and by the end of the Age of War had been incorporated into the Lyran Commonwealth.[4][5]

Dromini VI[edit]

Dromini VI
Geophysical
System position 6[1]
Jump point
distance
2 days[1]
Moons None (ringed world)[1]
Surface gravity 0.74[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 45°C[1]
Surface water 64%[1]
Highest native life Fish[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Roland Focht (Governor)[1]
Brian Wolfe (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Franchelco[1]
Population 839,000,000[1]

Dromini VI is the sixth planet in the Dromini system, and while it lacks a moon the planet is encircled by an impressive ring of dust and ice.[1] This asteroid ring is known as "Hell's Black Acre", and is implied to have inspired the name of the Hell's Black Aces aerospace-based mercenary unit.[6]

Planetary History[edit]

Succession Wars[edit]

Located on the border between the Draconis Combine and Lyran Commonwealth, Dromini VI was a frequent staging ground for raids into enemy territory during the Succession Wars. The world frequently changed hands, moving between Combine and Commonwealth several times during the Succession Wars. As a result the population became a mix of German/Scottish and Japanese. Though there were frequent clashes between hotheaded members of both cultures, most of the population embraced a "live and let live" attitude.[1]

During the Third Succession War Dromini VI was probably best known as the site of Wolf's Dragoons assault into the Combine in 3021. That attack smashed the forces gathered by the Dragon for an invasion of the Commonwealth.[1]

Fourth Sucession War[edit]

In the Fourth Succession War Dromini VI was the linchpin of the the DCMS's Operation Contagion, the command and supply point of Gunji-no-Kanrei Theodore Kurita's counter-invasion of the Commonwealth. Desperate to halt any Combine invasion, the LCAF sent the elite Frederick Steiner-led Tenth Lyran Guards and associated Loki support on a suicide mission, successfully inflicting heavy losses and crippling many of the Combine JumpShips, Frederick trading his life for those of his men. Following this with a more conventional invasion attempt by the heavily outnumbered First Royal Guards and the mercenary Barrett's Fusiliers, the threat of being trapped behind enemy lines finally convinced Theodore to pull his troops back.[7]

Dark Age[edit]

The generally peaceful coexistance managed by the local population on Dromini VI and a number of other worlds was the inspiration for the relocation directives imposed by Devlin Stone on the Republic of the Sphere during the Dark Age. By the mid-thirty-second century the inhabitants of Dromini VI were a heterogeneous mix of descendents from all of the Successor States bar the Capellan Confederation, as well as having some Clan heritage. The cosmopolitan lifestyle enjoyed by those living on th eplanet was a model for others throughout the Republic, as well as making Dromini VI an excellent venue for trade between the Republic and its neighbours. Whilst the planetary capital city, Franchelco, was the main trade hub on the planet, other major shipping ports and commercial centers could be found on every continent.[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

3130[edit]

  • Planetary Governor Roland Focht[1]
  • Planetary Legate Brian Wolfe[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

2765[edit]

2786[edit]

  • Fifteenth Skye Rangers[64]

2821[edit]

  • Fifteenth Skye Rangers[64]

3050[edit]

3145[edit]

Geography[edit]

Dromini VI has four continents named Apokayik, Epoure, Kodersia and Vijave.[1]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Franchelco: the planetary capital city, located on Vijave.[1]

Notes[edit]

Some publications refer to Dromini IV. [67] This is likely a typographical error referring to Dromini VI.

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Sabik 12.2 La Blon 12.7 Skondia 15.1 Atria 15.2
Alrakis 15.8 Kessel 19.2 Balkan 22.3 Ko 22.4
Lone Star 22.6 Nai-Stohl 23.2 Unukalhai 25.5 Alkalurops 25.7
Alphecca 26.1 Nusakan 26.6 Moore 26.7 Lyons 27.4
Komephoros 29.0 Konstance 30.2 Kaus Australis 31.7 Kaus Media 31.9
Ryde 35.3 Lambrecht 35.4 Zebebelgenubi 36.3 Dyev 36.7
Kimball II 36.7 Imbros III 37.1 Marfik 37.1 Eltanin 38.2
Skye 38.9 Rocky 41.6 Ascella 42.6 Chaville 42.8
Kuzuu 43.9 Vega 44.0 Kaus Borealis 44.2 Carnwath 45.1
Syrma 45.7 Galatea 45.8 Summer 46.4 Menkent 46.5
Yorii 46.7 Kochab 47.4 Zollikofen 47.4 Asta 47.6
Baxter 47.6 New Wessex 48.0 Pike IV 49.1 Izar 50.0
Muphrid 51.3 Cebalrai 54.7 Alnasi 55.2 Killbourn 55.3
Alya 56.2 Mizar 56.5 Glengarry 56.8 Haddings 57.0
Yed Posterior 57.8 Corridan IV 57.9 Thorin 58.2 Kervil 58.6
Kannon 59.0 Freedom 60.0

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 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 7, "Dromini VI World 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"
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  6. Field Manual: Mercenaries, p. 60
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  57. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Alliance Deployment Table [3079]"
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  60. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  61. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  62. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  63. Field Report 2765: LCAF, pp. 18-19, "Skye Rangers" - Regimental Status
  64. 64.0 64.1 First Succession War (Source Book), p. 139, "First Succession War Deployment Table - LCAF"
  65. 20 Year Update, p. 26, "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"
  66. Field Manual: 3145, p. 173, "Clan Force Deployments - Rasalhague Dominion"
  67. Historical: War of 3039, p. 5

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