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Ferris (OC)

This article is about the coreward Periphery system. For Outworlds Alliance system, see Ferris.

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

System information
X:Y Coordinates -55.39 : 506.36[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Ferris was a part of the Oberon Confederation and was subsequently annexed by Clan Wolf during the Clan invasion of the Inner Sphere.

Clan Invasion[edit]

At the start of the Clan Invasion in August 3049 Ferris came under attack by Clan Wolf. The defending Ferris Guards, two BattleMech lances and a regiment of mechanized infantry, fought against the 328th Assault Cluster of Alpha Galaxy at the Canbridge Wells. While the Ferris 'Mechs were quickly destroyed, their infantry scattered into the Gosin Downs and used their knowledge of the terrain to continue resisting for a week.[27]

Dark Age[edit]

In 3082 the population was tired of being ignored by Clan Hell's Horses and demanded more attention. The planet's population rioted and nearly killed every member of the Epsilon Galaxy Command unit. In response, the Hell's Horses withdrew from the world, leaving it to starve.[28] By the onset of the Dark Age in 3130, Ferris had become a part of the region known as The Barrens.[8][15]

The citizens of Ferris rebelled against the Horses in 3083. Four years later, it became the capital world of the Ferris Collective, a group of Periphery systems that had been abandoned by the Horses.[29] They were quickly enmeshed in a need to colonize the Elysian Fields, a group of nearby systems. This stretched their resources to the breaking point and put a serious strain on the Ferris system.[30]

Military Deployment[edit]


Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Canbridge Wells: The site of a major battle during Operation REVIVAL.[27]
  • Gosin Downs: The site of a major battle during Operation REVIVAL.[27]


  1. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 18, "Rim Worlds Republic after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  2. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 25, "Rim Worlds Republic At the Fall of the Star League - [2750] Map"
  3. Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  4. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  5. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 38, "Rim Worlds Army Deployment Map - [2765]"
  6. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 104, "Rim Worlds Republic - [2767] Map"
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  8. 8.0 8.1 The Periphery (sourcebook), p. 157, "Map of the Periphery"
  9. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  10. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  11. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  12. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  13. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  14. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  15. 15.0 15.1 The Periphery, 2nd Edition, p. 115, "Greater Valkyrate, Oberon Confederation & Elysian Fields"
  16. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  17. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  18. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere [3075] Map"
  19. Field Report: Clans, p. 27, "Clan Wolf/Clan Hell's Horses Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  20. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  21. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  22. 22.0 22.1 Interstellar Players 3: Interstellar Expeditions, p. 44, "Republic of the Barrens"
  23. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  24. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  25. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  26. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 Wolf Clan Sourcebook, p. 56, "Wolf Clan Occupation Zone - The Periphery - Ferris"
  28. Field Manual: 3085, p. 116
  29. Interstellar Players 3: Interstellar Expeditions, p. 43
  30. Interstellar Players 3: Interstellar Expeditions, p. 44
  31. Field Report: Clans, p. 13, "Clan Hell's Horses Deployment Status"