Hellespont

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

Hellespont
Hellespont neighbouring systems
Hellespont neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 235.53 : -512.46[e]

A Taurian Concordat world, Hellespont is headquarters of the ComStar Explorer Corps Rimward Operations Area. [1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

While Hellespont declined offers to join the breakaway Calderon Protectorate when the Protectorate seceded from the Taurian Concordat, this resource-rich world played a vital role in providing supplies to the Protectorate.[26] Supplies such as modular construction and housing units built in the Taurian Concordat flowed through Hellespont to worlds like Erod's Escape until the Concordat War of Vengeance against the Federated Suns caused supplies to dry up.[27] The war between the Taurian Concordat and Federated Suns officially ended on the 2nd of July 3080 in the aftermath of Operation MATADOR, but the fortunes of the Concordat continued to decline. Many worlds, lacking confidence in the Concordat's central government, seceded from the Concordat; Tyrrhenia was the first of the Concordat worlds to do so,[28] leaving the Concordat even before the Jihad had begun, with Hellespont leaving soon after,[10][17] and a number of other worlds close to the border of the Calderon Protectorate had done the same by 3085. Where the Taurian government had fought a war a decade before with the breakaway Protectorate, Tyrrhenia and the other worlds that left the Concordat in the aftermath of the Jihad were effectively ignored in favour of reinforcing the narrow salient securing the Pleiades Cluster.[28]

References[edit]

  1. Explorer Corps (sourcebook), p. 13, "Explorer Corps Operation Command Roster"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p, 121, "Taurian Concordat after Age of War [2571], Fall of the Star League [2750] and End of the 3rd Succession War [3025]"
  3. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  4. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  5. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  6. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  7. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 37, "Taurian Defense Forces Deployment Map - [2765] Map"
  8. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  9. The Periphery (Sourcebook), p. 151, "Maps of the Periphery"
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p, 127, "Taurian Concordat after modern colonization drive [3040] and after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  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. The Periphery, 2nd Edition, p. 111, "Taurian Concordat and Tortuga Dominions"
  16. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere - [3063] Map
  17. 17.0 17.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  18. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  19. Field Report: Periphery, p. 23, "Taurian Concordat 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. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  23. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  24. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  25. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  26. Masters and Minions: The StarCorps Dossiers, p. 185, "Assessment"
  27. Masters and Minions: The StarCorps Dossiers, p. 190, "Taurian Concordat Key Worlds"
  28. 28.0 28.1 Field Manual: 3085, p. 131, "Taurian Concordat"

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