Icar

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

Icar
Icar neighbouring systems
Icar neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -83.49 : 413.79[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

According to the (apocryphal) novel Wahnsinn und Methode, the planet of Icar (as of 2598) had 75% of its surface covered by water and had two continents with environments spanning the range from jungles to deserts to tundra, ideal for combat training purposes. Two mountain ranges are mentioned: The Dominarius mountains, featuring a high plateau, and the much smaller and lower Bellisardes which form a roughly equal-sided triangle. Icar's Capital city is Athena Magna.

Planetary History[edit]

Pre Star League[edit]

Icar was one of seven worlds settled by colonists from the Rim Worlds Republic between 2334 and 2338 as an attempt by Maxwell Rowe to create a buffer zone between the Republic, the Draconis Combine and the Tamar Pact.[1]

Star League Era[edit]

Icar was a part of the Apollo Province of the Rim Worlds Republic and was conquered by the Lyran Commonwealth during the 2773-2775 Republic-Commonwealth War.[12]

Third Succession War[edit]

Icar was one of the diversionary raids launched by the DCMS in 2866 in order to divert Lyran forces from the Federation of Skye. [18]

Clan Invasion[edit]

Icar was conquered by Clan Wolf during Operation Revival in March 3050, invading the planet with Supernova First and Second along with Alpha Assault Star of the 4th Wolf Guards. They were opposed by the 3rd Regiment of the 12th Star Guards, commanded by Colonel Hanna Caitlin, backed up by the 3rd Icar Armored Brigade. The initial Wolf assault was swift, quickly overrunning the Star Guards' 2nd Battalion just minutes after securing their landing zones, and when Colonel Caitlin attempted to counter-attack at Pofadder's Gully her advance was repulsed. The Star Guards attempted to retreat off-world but were stopped when Elementals boarded their DropShips at Cuanger and forced their surrender.[43]

Jihad[edit]

Icar would be be conquered again during the Jihad when Clan Hell's Horses launched a invasion of the Clan Wolf holdings in the Inner Sphere in early 3071, acquiring holdings for their own relocation to Spheroid space. The first wave of attacks captured four worlds; the second wave captured another four, of which Icar was one. The first wave was launched between the 21st and 28th of February 3071, with the second wave falling somewhere between the end of the first wave and the 7th of April.[34]

Military Deployment[edit]

2765[edit]

2821[edit]

3025[edit]

3028[edit]

  • Thirtieth Lyran Guards[47]

3038-3040[edit]

3050[edit]

  • Twelfth Star Guards[49]

3054[edit]

3085[edit]

3145[edit]

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years). Closest planets first:

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years)
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Star's End 18.52 1 RWR P P P CW CW CW
Chateau 20.11 1 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Steelton 24.03 1 RWR LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
Persistence 24.16 1 RWR LC LC FC CJF CSV CJF
New Caledonia 25.90 1 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Csesztreg 26.85 1 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Maxie's Planet 27.76 1 LC LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
Winfield 29.71 1 RWR LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
Verthandi 34.08 2 LC DC DC FRR CW CW CW
Romulus 35.25 2 LC LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
Toland 37.11 2 RWR LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
Trell I 41.02 2 LC LC LC FC CJF CSV CJF
Harvest 44.48 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Apollo 50.07 2 RWR LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
The Edge 50.79 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Derf 51.48 2 LC LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
Butte Hold 52.05 2 N P P P CW CW CW
Seiduts 52.70 2 LC LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
Kirchbach 54.70 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Twycross 55.02 2 LC LC LC FC CSV CSV CJF
Bensinger 55.20 2 RWR LC LC FC CJF CSV CJF
Planting 57.92 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Butler 57.98 2 LC LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
Evciler 58.82 2 LC LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
Wotan 59.45 2 RWR LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
Lovinac 59.69 2 DC DC DC FRR CW CW CW

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Periphery, 1st Edition, p. 18, "From Rim to Tamar"
  2. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 18, "Rim Worlds Republic after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  3. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  4. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere Map - [2596] Map"
  5. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 25, "Rim Worlds Republic at the Fall of the Star League - [2750] Map"
  6. Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  7. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere [2764] Map"
  8. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  9. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 38, "Rim Worlds Army Deployment Map - [2765]"
  10. Field Report 2765: Lyran Commonwealth, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  11. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 104, "Rim Worlds Republic - [2767] Map"
  12. 12.0 12.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 37, "The Republic-Commonwealth War"
  13. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  15. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  16. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  18. 18.0 18.1 House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 74, "Is War the Natural State of Man?"
  19. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. vii, "Lyran Comonwealth Map - [3025]"
  20. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  21. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 132, "District and Prefecture Boundaries of Kurita Space"
  22. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  24. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  25. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  26. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion - [3052] Map"
  27. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  28. 28.0 28.1 Objective Raids, p. 32, "Map of the Wolf Clan Territory"
  29. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  30. Era Report: 3062, p. 28, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  31. Inner Sphere (sourcebook), p. 75, "Lyran Alliance Map"
  32. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  33. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  34. 34.0 34.1 Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, p. 15, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  35. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  36. Field Report: Clans, p. 26, "Clan Wolf/Clan Hell's Horses Deployment Table - [3079 August]"
  37. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  38. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  39. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  40. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  41. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  42. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  43. Wolf Clan Sourcebook, p. 57, "First Wave"
  44. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 19, "Republican Guards - Divisional Status"
  45. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 139, "First Succession War Deployment Table - LCAF"
  46. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. 116, "Unit Deployment Table"
  47. 47.0 47.1 NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 1, p.44, "Operation GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG"
  48. 48.0 48.1 Historical: War of 3039, p. 141, "Deployment Table"
  49. 49.0 49.1 20 Year Update, p. 25, "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"
  50. Field Manual: 3085, p. 125, "Deployment Table - 3085"
  51. Field Manual: 3145, p. 168, "Kappa Galaxy (Clan Hell's Horses)"

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