Gei-Fu

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Gei-Fu[edit]

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

Gei-Fu
Gei-Fu neighbouring systems
Gei-Fu neighbouring systems
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 57.639 : -199.071[e]
Spectral class F5II[1]
Recharge time 176 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) None[1]

The Gei-Fu' system was the location of at least one habitable world, Gei-Fu III. As at 3145 was located in the Capella Commonality of the Capellan Confederation,[2][3] and was the capital world of the Duchy of Gei-Fu.[4]

System Description[edit]

The Gei-Fu system is located close to the Aer and Sharpe systems.[5] The Gei-Fu system consists of at least three worlds orbiting a class F5II primary.[1]

System History[edit]

The Gei-Fu system was colonised during or shortly after the First Exodus from Terra and was a part of the Capellan Commonality prior to the formation of the Confederation.[6]

Gei-Fu III[edit]

Gei-Fu
Geophysical
System position 3rd[1]
Jump point
distance
14.94 days[1]
Moons 1 (Yè xīng)[1]
Surface gravity 0.95[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 43°C (Tropical)[1]
Surface water 72%[1]
Highest native life Mammal[1]
Reference Year 3079[1]
Infrastructure
Capital Yushui[1]
Population 2,068,200,000[1]
Socio-Industrial Levels B-C-C-C-C[1]
HPG (Representative) B[1]

Gei-Fu III - more commonly known simply as Gei-Fu - is the third planet in the Gei-Fu system and has a single moon named Yè xīng.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

Clan Invasion[edit]

In 3051 (or possibly late 3050) the planetary director attempted to secede the world from the Capellan Confederation and join the nearby St. Ives Compact. However, all leaders of the Inner Sphere were gathering at Outreach at the time to discuss the Clan Invasion and the St. Ives military, who had no way to consult with their political leaders, refused to support the uprising on Gei-Fu as this would have amounted to an invasion of Capellan space.[4]

Senior Colonel James Teng and Warrior House Imarra House Master Ion Rush, caretakers of the Capellan interests, sent Warrior House Hiritsu to Gei-Fu to quell the uprising. The Warrior House vanquished the local militia (which included only one lance of light BattleMechs) and restored order in short order. A public execution of the planetary director and his supporters was prepared in Hsien Park in the Gei-Fu city of Yushui on the 8th of March, 3051. However, the ceremony was interrupted by the sole remaining militia 'Mech, a Stinger, which had managed to sneak into the park through the Nunya River in an attempt to kill Hiritsu House Master Virginia York who was present for the executions. York was saved by Aris Sung who also managed to capture the 'Mech.[4]

The Jihad[edit]

The military offensive launched against the Confederation in 3068 by Duke George Hasek of the Capellan March of the Federated Suns hit Gei-Fu during the second wave of attacks. A four-regiment strong mercenary force led by the Fourth and Twenty-first Illician Rangers crushed the defending 3rd Capellan Defense Force, capturing Gei-Fu until the planet was subsequently liberated by Capellan counterattacks.[7] As a part of the initial invasion of Gei-Fu the Federated Freemen secured the massive Capolla Oil installation on Gei-Fu's northern continent, and Federated Suns salvage and recovery teams removed more than eighty million barrels of oil from the installation in three massive Mammoth-class DropShips.[8]

The Dark Age[edit]

Gei-Fu was also the location of a CCAF Regional Training Center. After the Jihad, CCAF statistics indicated that Gei-Fu consistently had the highest percentage of enrollment of any RTC. As a result, many recruits were sent to other RTC's for training. The Gei-Fu RTC trained MechWarriors, aerospace fighter pilots, combat vehicle crews, and conventional infantry forces. Several of the RTC's officers had petitioned the Strategios to rebuild the Third Capellan Defense Force, but until the losses of the Jihad had been made up, this was unlikely to occur.[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Military Deployment[edit]

3067[edit]

Geography[edit]

Gei-Fu has two major continents named Zìyóu and Tiāntáng,[1] and its breathable atmosphere, abundant water and grasslands made it suitable for colonization, although it's infamous for the heavy annual rainfall.[4]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Yīdiànyuán: the location of the Duchy RTC on Tiāntáng.[1]
  • Yushui: the planetary capital city, located on Zìyóu.[1]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Sharpe (Obeedah) 10.3 Aer (Finnalon) 11.7 Overton 14.4 Aldertaine 15.2
Relevow 16.6 New Crete 17.9 Vestallas 18.2 Rhodos (Runrig) 20.1
Brighton 21.5 No Return 21.8 Randar 23.7 Geifer 23.8
Milos 26.2 Ovan 28.0 Ilmar 29.9 Harloc 29.9
New Sagan 30.9 Bhykov 31.8 Taga 32.4 Capricorn III 32.6
Capella 33.2 Glasgow 33.6 Cordiagr 34.3 Minnacora 34.6
Kittery 34.9 Lamu (Tunlmar) 35.3 Sarmaxa 36.0 Scituate 36.8
Kohlman 37.1 Denbar 37.9 Nashuar 40.1 Hexare 43.3
Sarna 44.3 Truth 44.8 Ares 45.3 Bora 45.4
Necromo 46.5 Hustaing 46.7 Harbin 46.8 Preston 46.9
New Westin 47.1 Chitwan 47.1 Gurnet 48.1 Lhasa 48.3
Kaifeng 48.9 Alto 49.1 Armaxa 49.3 Quemoy 49.4
Bandora 49.5 Imalda 49.6 Spica 52.0 Indicass 52.1
Staffin 52.6 St. Loris 53.7 Decus 54.2 St. Ives 54.2
Kurragin 54.4 Raballa 54.8 Masterson 56.5 Tsingtao 56.6
Weekapaug 56.7 Sakhalin 57.5 Bogerth 58.3 Lesalles 58.7
Sian 59.0 Kashilla 59.2 Mumbai 59.4 Purvo 59.8
Dowles 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 Objectives: Capellan Confederation, p. 9, "Gei-Fu"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Binding Force
  5. 5.0 5.1 Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Founding - [2366] Map"
  7. Mercenaries Supplemental Update, p. 73, "Illician Lancers"
  8. Mercenaries Supplemental Update, p. 52, "Federated Freemen"
  9. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  10. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  11. Field Manual: SLDF, p.vii, "Inner Sphere" - [2764] Map
  12. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  13. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  15. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  16. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  19. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  20. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  21. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  22. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  23. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  24. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  25. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  26. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  27. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere- [3067] Map"
  28. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  29. Field Report: CCAF, p. 21, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  30. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  31. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii , "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  32. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  33. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  34. Field Manual: Updates, p. 32, "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table"

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