Ironhold

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

X: 12 Y: -28[1]

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

X: 45.04 Y: 1,730.76[e]


Ironhold
Geophysical
System position 2[2]
Jump point
distance
4.31[2]
Moons 2[2]
Surface gravity 1.1[2]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[2]
Equatorial temperature 20°C[2]
Surface water 70%[2]
Infrastructure
Capital Ironhold City[2]
HPG (Representative) A[2]


Star Type (Recharge Time): K4V (198 hours)


Located in the Kerensky Cluster, Ironhold is the Clan Homeworlds capital of Clan Jade Falcon.

Overview[edit]

Controlled solely by Clan Jade Falcon, Ironhold was the Falcon's capital as well as the location of their primary training and manufacturing facilities in Clan Space. Their capital city of the planet was named Ironhold City.

History[edit]

The Wars of Reaving[edit]

In November 3069 the Steel Vipers initiated an assault on Ironhold as part of the Wars of Reaving. The entire Alpha Galaxy landed on the world after declaring the defenders dezgra. The Twelfth Talon and Zeta Solahma Clusters held out for a month before being destroyed.[3]

Three years later, an unidentified force landed at Ironhold and shattered the defenders. This 3072 strike was the first open action made by The Society. The Steel Viper's Omicron Galaxy was totally destroyed.[4] After-action reports indicate that Ironhold was a key world for The Society, housing much of their research.[5]

In March of 3077 Clan Coyote's Zeta Galaxy's 69th Strike Cluster landed on Ironhold as part of the effort to eliminate the Society from Clan Space. Led by Zeta's Galaxy Commander, Noemi McKibben, the Cluster engaged Society forces on the planet, where the 69th Strike would raze the Society's Enclave, a facility which had contained number of genetically mutated sibkos, all of which were killed as soon they were discovered. The Cluster would end up attacking another hidden enclave in the Peregrine Mountains. This enclave would be the last stand for the Society, where their forces mounted a desperate and ultimately doomed counter assault. In the end the Coyote Cluster burned all resistance to ash.[6]

Owner History[edit]

Manufacturing Centers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. The Clans: Warriors of Kerensky, p. 112
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 The Wars of Reaving, p. 234
  3. The Wars of Reaving, p. 47
  4. The Wars of Reaving, p. 91
  5. The Wars of Reaving, p. 93
  6. The Wars of Reaving, p. 164 Clan Coyote - Clan Coyote Post-Wars of Reaving history includes Ironhold invasion and the destruction of the Society on Ironhold.
  7. The Way of the Clans
  8. The Way of the Clans
  9. The Clans: Warriors of Kerensky p. 113
  10. Field Manual Update p. 39
  11. The Wars of Reaving p. 91 & 94 Death Rides Forth - Society Invasion notes planet solely being held by Steel Vipers until their invasion four years later.
  12. The Wars of Reaving, p. 91 & 94 Death Rides Forth - Society invades Ironhold and wipes out all Steel Viper forces on planet.
  13. The Wars of Reaving p. 248
  14. Wars of Reaving, pp. 209-210

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