Galedon

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Galedon
Galedon neighbouring systems
Galedon neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 331.99 : 173.89[e]
Spectral class K5III[1][2]
Recharge time 196 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) Zenith, Nadir[1]

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

Galedon
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Geophysical
System position 5th[1]
Jump point
distance
3 days (3025)[1]
4.12 days (3067)[1]
Moons 1 (Shiro)[1]
Surface gravity 1.2[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)
Equatorial temperature 25°C (Temperate)[1]
Surface water 65%[1]
Highest native life Mammal[1][1]
Reference Year 3025[1] - (3067)[2]
Infrastructure
Ruler Duke of Galedon Mino Nakagona (3025)[1]
Tai-shu Li Dok To (3067)[2]
Capital Galedon City[1]
Population 1,595,000,000 (3025)[1]
1,708,000,000 (3067)[1]
Socio-Industrial Levels A-A-A-A-A
HPG (Representative) A[1][1] (ComStar Representative: Precentor, Jhi To Phud) (3025)[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

Early History[edit]

Galedon V was lightly settled for its vast supplies of industrial grade diamonds. The planet also features a large amount of fresh water. These features made it very popular with the first settlers, who arrived in 2282. Shiro Kurita capitalized on the Galedonian's hatred of the Ozawa Mercantile Association to bring them into the Alliance of Galedon. A few years later, the Galedonians revolted against Shiro's rule. The new DCMS arrived on Galedon and killed the leaders of the revolution.[1]

The Jihad[edit]

Between the 10th and 14th of July 3068 the undefended Draconis Combine worlds of Enif, Galedon V and Tabayama were raided by the Swift Wing Naval Assault Star from Clan Snow Raven. The raids appeared to be in retaliation for the destruction of the Snow Raven WarShip CSR White Cloud by Combine agents.[41] The Snow Raven forces destroyed the Kyushu-class WarShip DCS Galedon Explorer in the Galedon system during their raid.[42] This was followed in November by an unsanctioned attack on Galedon by AFFS units stationed in the Draconis March, one of a number of attacks mounted as tensions increased along the border in 3068.[32]

The Draconis Combine deployed troops back to Galedon V in the first week of April 3069, intending to oust the rogue Federated Suns units located on the world.[32] The AFFS troops wouldn't retreat until mid-May, by which time a virulent epidemic of some kind had broken out on Galedon. (Later evidence proved that this epidemic was caused by an escaped weapon from a pre-Age of War ISF facility.[43]) From there, things got steadily worse for the inhabitants of Galedon; on the 1st of June, a full Star of Snow Raven WarShips arrived in the Galedon system and proceeded to destroy a number of military bases and installations on the surface of the planet. This was followed by instructions for the inhabitants of Galedon - or the "civilian castes" as the Snow Ravens described them - detailing that they had one week to evacuate the world.[44]

The Snow Ravens began to bombard the cities of Galedon from orbit on the 16th of June, systematically hitting city after city across the surface of the world. The planetary infrastructure collapsed quickly as the bombardment went on, with the central planetary administration gone and most of the governmental controls and transport infrastructure swiftly following. The plague which had erupted during the fighting between the AFFS and DCMS troops in May started spreading amongst the survivors of the orbital bombardment as the death count quickly outpaced that of the Kentares Massacre. Some 30,000 Galedonians managed to escape from the surface of Galedon, only to be captured by the Ravens and declared isorla.[44] In an ironic twist of fate, it is possible that the Raven's brutal actions actually staved off a much worse epidemic as their systematic destruction of Galedon prohibited the ancient bioweapon from spreading to other systems.[43]

The Snow Raven Star didn't escape unscathed from Galedon; survivors captured from the planet and taken aboard the vessels brought the plague up from the surface with them, and the plague began to spread amidst the various Snow Raven WarShips, resulting in the Star engaging in a fratricidal battle somewhere in Draconis Combine space in mid-July as the uninfected vessels battled those marked by the plague.[44]

On the 15th of September, the Draconis Combine High Command put Galedon under quarantine, blocking access to the world because of the plague running out of control on the planet.[44] This was followed in the last two weeks of February with the High Command's final solution for the plague, which had come to be known as the "Curse of Galedon"; on the 14th of February the DCMS began a two-week thermonuclear bombardment of the planet. However, despite the decision being made to sterilize the planet, the government on New Samarkand denied that any such thing had happened.[45]

Military Deployment[edit]

2786[edit]

2821[edit]

  • Fourteenth Galedon Regulars[46]
  • Third Sun Zhang Academy Cadre[46]

3038[edit]

3040[edit]

  • Second An Ting Legion[47]
  • Third Proserpina Hussars[47]

3050[edit]

3067[edit]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years)
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Sverdlovsk 13.41 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Cosenza 14.27 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Goubellat 20.19 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Senorbi 27.07 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Delitzsch 27.96 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Nadrin 29.15 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Tiflis 30.63 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Simferopol 31.51 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Dnepropetrovsk 34.52 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Schirmeck 38.26 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Kaznejoy 41.63 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Chinmen Tao 43.02 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Kirei Na Niwa 44.54 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Waldheim 46.15 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Keihoku 46.73 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Nakaojo 47.41 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Beta Mensae V 47.69 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Budingen 50.92 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Sakuranoki 53.21 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Sinope 54.41 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Ban Na San 54.53 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Altdorf 54.77 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Weisau 59.65 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC

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 House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 181, "Galedon V"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Handbook: House Kurita, p. 88, "Galedon"
  3. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 21, "Alliance of Galedon"
  4. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine - [2319] Map"
  5. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  6. Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  7. Historical: Reunification War, p. 106, "Reunification War: Outworlds Alliance Front Deployments (2581)"
  8. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  9. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  10. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  11. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  12. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  13. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns After First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  14. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns After Second Succession War [2864]"
  16. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  17. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  18. 18.0 18.1 Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  19. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Davion, p. 71, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War - [3030] Map"
  21. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of 3039 Map"
  24. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  25. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  26. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  27. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  28. ">Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  29. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  30. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  31. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [October 3067] Map"
  32. 32.0 32.1 32.2 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 46, "The Jihad In Review"
  33. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, Inner Sphere - [3075] Map
  34. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  35. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  36. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  37. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  38. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  39. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  40. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  41. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 45, "The Jihad In Review"
  42. Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 30, "DCA Readiness Report"
  43. 43.0 43.1 Total Chaos, p. 77
  44. 44.0 44.1 44.2 44.3 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 47, "The Jihad In Review"
  45. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 48, "The Jihad In Review"
  46. 46.0 46.1 46.2 46.3 46.4 First Succession War (Source Book), p. 137, "First Succession War Deployment Table - DCMS"
  47. 47.0 47.1 47.2 47.3 Historical: War of 3039, p. 139, "Deployment Table"
  48. 48.0 48.1 20 Year Update, p. 41, "Draconis Combine Deployment Table"
  49. 20 Year Updage, p. 70, "Com Guards Deployment Tabel"
  50. Mercenaries Supplemental , p. 67, "Mercenary Deployment Table"
  51. Technical Readout: 3075, p. 212, "Sabre"

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