Gillfillan's Gold

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Gillfillian's Gold
Gillfillian's Gold Neighbouring systems
Gillfillian's Gold Neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -475.37 : 113.18[e]

The Gillfillan's Gold system was home to at least one habitable world and as at 3145 was capital of the Rim Collection.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Gillfillan's Gold system is located near the Merlynpede and Otisberg systems.[3][4]

System History[edit]

The Gillfillan's Gold system was either colonised by the Rim Worlds Republic during the Star League era at some point after the end of the Reunification War, or was an already-inhabited system that became significant enough during this period to be recorded on maps.[5][3][4]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Clan Invasion[edit]

The Unification Movement active on Gillfillan's Gold and a number of other worlds in the region gained a significant boost when a town councilman named William Roberts discovered that his friend, James Moroney, was the kind of stirring speaker needed to tip popular opinion in favor of bringing together several systems in a new interstellar nation. Morney - a former professor from the University of Regulus exiled from the Free Worlds League - had settled on Gillfillan's Gold in 3041 to start a new life as a simple farmer, but was persuaded to become the spokesman for the Unionists.[35][36]

A devastating pirate raid on Otisberg in 3046 nearly derailed the efforts of the Unification Movement, but the arrival of Able's Aces tipped things back in favor of the Unionists after the Ace's leader, Major Jerry Able, attended one of Moroney's speeches and persuaded his unit to join the cause, providing training and protection to the six worlds involved. With the signing of the Rim Collection Charter in 3048 the Rim Collection was founded, and James Moroney was declared the first President of the Collection and Gillfillan's Gold became the capital of this new interstellar polity.[35][36]

During the first two decades of the Collection's history Gillfillan's Gold joined Slewis and Waypoint in exporting significant quantities of rugged local grains, luxury foodstuffs and livestock, with the Abbey District of the Free Worlds League and the Magistracy of Canopus being major customers.[37]

Military Deployment[edit]

3079[edit]

3085[edit]

3145[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Otisberg 16.3 Merlynpede 16.5 Wingzar 19.6 Hinckley 27.2
Apinzel 27.5 Parvan 31.4 Vortalcoy 32.9 Viborg 34.6
Halifax 37.8 Beckars 38.2 Zinal 40.2 Heathville 40.5
Malacca 42.0 All Dawn 43.9 Moroney 46.1 Wiltshire 47.0
Karkkila 47.3 Lande 48.3 Harlez 49.1 Kitopler 49.3
Timbuktu 50.5 Enders Cluster 52.2 Haggard 53.8 Solor 53.8
Coldbrook 55.1 Shalaine 56.3

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 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 25, "Rim Worlds Republic at the Fall of the Star League - [2750] Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere Map - [2596] Map"
  6. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 18, "Rim Worlds Republic after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  7. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  8. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  10. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 38, "Rim Worlds Army Deployment Map - [2765]"
  11. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 104, "Rim Worlds Republic - [2767] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  13. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  18. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  19. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion - [3052] Map"
  21. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  22. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  23. The Periphery, 2nd Edition, p. 110, "Rim Collection & Circinus Federation"
  24. Era Report: 3062, p. 28, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  25. Inner Sphere, p. 97, "Near Periphery Kingdoms Map"
  26. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 174, "Rim Collection - [3067] Map"
  27. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  28. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  29. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  30. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Alliance Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  31. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  32. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  33. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  34. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  35. 35.0 35.1 The Periphery, Second Edition, p. 70-72, "Rim Collection"
  36. 36.0 36.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 173-174, "Beginnings"
  37. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 175, "Economics"
  38. Field Report: Periphery, p. 19, "Irregular Forces"
  39. Field Manual: 3085, p. 152, "Deployment Table - 3085"
  40. Field Manual: 3145, p. 203, "Lesser Periphery States"

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