Gallis

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Gallis
Gallis neighbouring systems
Gallis neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -173.66 : -380.43[e]

The Gallis system was home to at least one habitable world or construct and as at 3145 was located in the Magistracy of Canopus.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Gallis system is located near the Bethonolog and Mangor systems.[3][4]

System History[edit]

The Gallis system was colonised at some point during or prior to the Age of War.[5][3]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Reunification War[edit]

Gallis became a target for the SLDF invasion of the Magistracy of Canopus during the third year of the military campaign. The Star League Defense Force task force commanded by Captain-General Marion Marik launched their attack on Gallis in January 2580 and while the planetary invasion force was smaller than those used during 2578 and 2579, it still consisted of a complete SLDF brigade - the Fifty-ninth - supported by the Second Oriente Hussars and the Juggernaut regiment of the Stewart Dragoons.[8][44]

Whilst the defending Magistracy Armed Forces units on Gallis managed to sting the invading forces, contesting the invasion, they retreated before the SLDF could mount an effective pursuit, preserving their strength as part of a general refit and rearmament campaign both sides were conducting.[8] Although the SLDF would occupy Gallis for the remainder of the war, the system would remain a part of the Magistracy of Canopus after the war.[9]

Star League[edit]

During the final years of the Star League, Gallis was the host to a Star League Defense Force garrison in the form of the 255th Royal BattleMech Division. The Division's reputation for scorched-earth tactics and its commander's statements about burning down cities to subjugate the territorial states led to massive protests across the Magistracy. The members of the 255th returned the disdain they received thus were barracked in a remote area of the planet.[45]

The Dark Age[edit]

During the Dark Age Gallis became the garrison posting of the prestigious Second Canopian Light Horse, who continued to be based on the planet until at least 3145. The Second's posting wasn't an idle one, however; Gallis was used by the Second as a springboard for raids into the former Free Worlds League region of space. When the Duchy of Andurien allied itself with the Capellan Confederation and the Magistracy, the Second continued their raiding habits, but redirected their raids towards those independent former League worlds near the Duchy's border. Ostensibly, the Second's raids were launched for the purpose of gathering intelligence, but Magestrix Ilsa Centralla had another goal in mind in the mid-thirty-second century; she hoped that the raids could force three of the independent worlds, Eleusis, Obrenovac and Scheuerheck into aligning themselves with the Duchy.[46]

Military Deployment[edit]

2577[edit]

2580[edit]

2764[edit]

3067[edit]

3079[edit]

- At this point in time, the 2nd Raventhir Cuirassiers were deployed across Bass and Gallis. The 2nd was at 85% of full strength.

3145[edit]

  • Second Canopian Light Horse[51]

Notes[edit]

  • Per Field Manual: SLDF the 255th is listed as being stationed on Gallis and Persephone.[45] As there is no listed Persephone system on any maps, the author may be been referring to a continent called Persephone on Gallis, or possibly to an orbiting moon, or another planet in the Gallis system.

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Mangor 22.7 Bethonolog 26.6 Royal Foxx 27.1 Manaus 28.5
Canopus IV 30.2 Megarez 30.8 Lindenmarle 32.8 Eleusis 39.1
Vakarel 43.0 Afarsin 43.9 Nobel 46.8 Obrenovac 46.9
Restitution 47.3 Umka 47.8 Candiear 49.2 Bass 52.3
Aspropirgos 54.5 Adherlwin 54.9 Cranston 57.8 Scheuerheck 57.9
Fanardir 58.5 Tarol IV 59.0 Ruschegg 59.4

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 93, "Magistracy of Canopus after Age of War [2571] and fall of the Star League [2750]"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  6. Handbook: House Marik, p. 24, "Free Worlds League after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Historical: Reunification War, p. 94, "Reunification War: Magistracy of Canopus Front Deployments (2577)"
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Historical: Reunification War, p. 101, "Gallis, Aspropirgos, Fanardir and Borgan's Rift (January 2580-October 2581)"
  9. 9.0 9.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  10. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  11. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  12. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 35, "Magistracy Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  13. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Marik, p. 34, "Free Worlds League after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  15. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Marik, p. 38, "Free Worlds League after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  18. The Periphery (sourcebook), p. 152, "Map of the Periphery"
  19. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  21. 21.0 21.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 96, Magistracy of Canopus after Age of War, p. 96, "Magistracy of Canopus after Third Succession War [3025] and after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  22. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds League after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  24. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  25. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3050]" Map
  26. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, "Inner Sphere - [3052]" Map
  27. Objective Raids, p. 46, "Map of Periphery States"
  28. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  29. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  30. Handbook: House Marik, p. 54, "Free Worlds League after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  31. The Periphery, 2nd Edition, p. 112, "Magistracy of Canopus & Tortuga Dominions"
  32. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  33. Inner Sphere (sourcebook), p. 97, "Near Periphery Kingdoms"
  34. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  35. Handbook: House Marik, p. 56, "Free Worlds League 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]"
  38. Field Report: FWLM, p. 17, "Free Worlds League Military Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  39. Field Report: Periphery, p. 20, "Magistracy of Canopus Region Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  40. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  41. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085]"
  42. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  43. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  44. Historical: Reunification War, p. 148, "Magistracy Of Canopus Front(Jump-Off - 2582)"
  45. 45.0 45.1 Field Manual: SLDF, p. 203, "255th Royal BattleMech Division"
  46. Field Manual: 3145, p. 192, "Chasseurs Á Cheval"
  47. 47.0 47.1 47.2 47.3 Historical: Reunification War, p. 150, "Magistracy Of Canopus Front(Jump-Off - 2582)"
  48. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 257, "SLDF - Magistracy of Canopus Military Command Map"
  49. Mercenaries Supplemental, p. 68, "Mercenary Employment Table"
  50. Field Report: Periphery, p. 10, "Regimental Status"
  51. Field Manual: 3145, p. 200, "Chasseurs á Cheval"

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