Farwell

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Farwell
Farwell neighbouring systems
Farwell neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 140.62 : -79.67[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

Farwell is a harsh, cold world. The high oxygen and low temperatures take a heavy toll on machinery and manpower. Life is only possible with specialized equipment and habitats. However, the rare earth and petrochemical deposits on world, and the crews that run the mines, are highly valuable and thus need to be protected.

Planetary History[edit]

Early History[edit]

The world of Farwell was originally one of the Chesterton worlds, but the border wars between the various states in the area saw Farwell in the hands of the Federated Suns by the time the Capellan Confederation came into being.[15][46]

Star League Era[edit]

Prior to the fall of the Star League, a SLDF commander used the equipment at his disposal to build large, open air green houses full of Terran vegetation on Farwell. They were built in a effort to combat low morale by allowing soldiers an opportunity to walk among plants and not be completely confined indoors.[47]

First Succession War[edit]

In 2795, following the appointment of Sandol Quinn as regent to Ilsa Liao, the Capellan Confederation Armed Forces launched an invasion of the Federated Suns intended to capture the politically-significant Chesterton system. Planned by Quinn, the operation was intended to take advantage of the AFFS' continuing focus on trying to resist the massive Draconis Combine invasion of the Federated Suns, which stood poised to capture New Avalon itself. The first worlds to be targeted were Caselton and Mirach; Quinn assigned mercenary commands to the invasions, units that had originally been Star League Defense Force commands, and the defending forces were in a brittle state thanks to the damage the Combine invasion had inflicted on supply lines and constant efforts to aid forces fighting on Combine-occupied or contested worlds. The result in both cases was a swift victory for the Confederation, with the mercenaries taking the worlds and then CCAF line regiments moving into secure them; by August the invasion forces were ready to launch fresh attacks. The second wave of attacks targeted Demeter and Farwell; elements of the Northwind Highlanders were assigned to attack Farwell, where they once again found themselves fighting demoralized and understrength AFFS forces. By April 2796 Farwell was securely held by Capellan forces, allowing the CCAF to move on to the invasion of the nearby Sanilac system.[13]

Farwell was one of several worlds the Confederation managed to capture and hold during the First Succession War, despite a heavy counter-attack by the Federated Suns after Chancellor Ilsa Liao offered to withdraw her claim to the title of First Lord of the Star League and to instead support Paul Davion's claim if the Federated Suns would return Chesterton to the Confederation.[15][46]

Military Deployment[edit]

2764[edit]

2786[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
Listowel 15.60 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Goshen 16.27 1 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Sanilac 21.94 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Tawas 24.51 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Amiga 25.26 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Tecumseh 25.58 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Ulan Batar 26.29 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Chesterton 27.81 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Muskegon 29.95 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Valexa 30.24 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Goderich 30.77 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Wroxeter 33.40 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Ashkum 36.14 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Axton 36.52 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Marlette 38.16 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
McHenry 39.43 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Bristol 39.91 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Sonnia 41.79 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Beten Kaitos 42.29 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Jonathan 42.64 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Almach 44.13 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Logandale 44.16 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Acala 45.58 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Mesartim 45.72 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Mira 46.79 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Emerson 47.45 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Bell 47.79 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Edwards 48.50 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Barstow 49.45 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Manteno 49.65 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Demeter 50.59 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Caselton 50.67 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Menkar 51.87 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Beecher 52.73 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Tikonov 53.67 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Foochow 55.18 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Algot 55.38 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Foot Fall 55.56 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Avawatz 56.22 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Highspire 56.99 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Flushing 57.31 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Scudder 58.43 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC

References[edit]

  1. Handbook: House Davion, p. 18, "Federated Suns at their Founding - [2317] Map"
  2. Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Founding - [2366] Map"
  3. Handbook: House Liao, p. 13, "Timeline: Capellan Zone 2367"
  4. Handbook: House Liao, p. 30, "Timeline: First Succession War"
  5. Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  6. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  7. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  8. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  9. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  11. Field Report 2765: Federated Suns, p. 29, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  12. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 First Succession War, p. 81, "Quinn's War: The Confederation-Suns Front"
  14. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  16. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  17. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  19. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  20. House Davion (The Federated Suns), "Federated Suns Map - [3025]"
  21. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  22. House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), "Capellan Confederation Map - [3025]"
  23. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  24. Handbook: House Davion, p. 72, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  25. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  26. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of [3039] - [3040] Map"
  27. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  28. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  29. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  30. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  31. Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  32. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  33. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere - [3063] Map
  34. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  35. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  36. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  37. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  38. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  39. Field Report: CCAF, p. 21, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  40. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  41. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  42. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  43. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  44. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  45. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  46. 46.0 46.1 Handbook: House Liao, p. 29, "Ilsa Liao and Chesterton - A Gamble"
  47. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 53, "215th Mechanized Infantry Division"
  48. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 252, "SLDF - Federated Suns Military Command Map"
  49. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 135, "First Succession War Deployment Table - AFFS"

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