Kansu

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Kansu
Kansu neighbouring systems
Kansu neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 67.71 : -59.75[e]
Spectral class M4II[1]
Planets 9[1]

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

Kansu
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 4[1]
Jump point
distance
3 days[1]
Moons 1 (Sheng Li)[1]
Surface gravity 1.0[1]
Atmospheric pressure High (Toxic)[1]
Equatorial temperature 135°C (greenhouse)[1]
Surface water 46%[1]
Highest native life None[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Tonia Al-Mahmoud (Governor)[1]
Alex Fenner (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Raijianstad[1]
Population 350,325,000[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Early History[edit]

The small and frozen world of Kansu was only settled in the second half of the 24th century. The icy world's flora was unique in that it stored energy as frozen methane rather than as fat. The original colonists discovered this by accident after trying to use the plants as a traditional wood fuel source. Eventually they learned not to put the plants into a high-heat environment, but only after many people had lost limbs in explosions. The colonists later refined their technique, gathering the plants via remote drone systems and using them as a renewable energy resource.[1]

Succession Wars[edit]

During the Fourth Succession War the planet fell under control of the Federated Suns. The AFFS built a base on the continent known as "Fetid", likely for training its troops in hazardous environments as well as for defense. This isolation of the military forces left the natives of Kansu free to extract the radioactive ores from the main continent, Matawan.[1]

The Jihad[edit]

When the Word of Blake invaded during the last two weeks of October 3069,[30] the militia defending the world used artillery strikes to disable many of the invaders as they traveled through Kansu's forests. The high explosive rounds caused the methane stored in the trees and other plants to explode, inflicting serious losses on the Blakists. In retaliation, the Blakist fanatics detonated a nuclear weapon, apparently hoping to cow the defenders and destroy their morale. Instead the thermonuclear explosion ignited all the methane stored in the native flora for kilometers, triggering massive secondary explosions across the world. These explosions also triggered the release of methane stored in the undersea ice sheets and Kansu's polar regions. The resulting explosions created a runaway greenhouse effect that forced humans to live completely underground for more than a decade. The formerly arctic world has had its ecosphere completely disrupted, with temperatures at the equator exceeding the boiling point of water. Most of the population remains underground, with some relocating to Kansu's moon.[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

3061[edit]

3067[edit]

3085[edit]

- At this point in time, the Liberators where at 95% of full strength, with 100% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology.

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years).
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Algol 8.58 1 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Buchlau 9.43 1 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Slocum 12.26 1 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Ningpo 15.28 1 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Azha 16.36 1 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Hamal 16.68 1 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
New Hessen 16.72 1 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Halloran V 17.75 1 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Yangtze 18.20 1 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Alrescha 19.90 1 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Bharat 20.29 1 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Poznan 22.27 1 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Pleione 25.95 1 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Demeter 25.96 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Arboris 26.15 1 TH CC FS FC FC CMD CMD
Nopah 28.43 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
New Aragon 28.75 1 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Genoa 28.95 1 TH CC FS FC FC CMD CMD
Achernar 29.28 1 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Angol 29.32 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Algot 29.54 1 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Basalt 31.07 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Tigress 31.31 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Gan Singh 33.13 2 TH CC FS FC FC SC SC
Woodstock 33.19 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Almach 33.43 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Kawich 33.60 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Liao 34.79 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Shensi 35.51 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Acamar 35.57 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Mesartim 35.85 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Mira 36.83 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Ruchbah 38.72 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Tikonov 39.65 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Menkar 40.02 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
St. Andre 41.26 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Rio 41.93 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Fletcher (FWL) 42.18 2 TH FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Aldebaran 43.54 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Foochow 43.68 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Ingress 45.30 2 TH CC TFR FC FC DS DS
Tybalt 45.55 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Styk 46.01 2 TH CC FS FC FC SC SC
Nanking 46.09 2 TH CC TFR FC FC FC FC
Hean 46.18 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Sheratan 47.17 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Jonathan 47.22 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Deneb Kaitos 47.30 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Zurich 48.11 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Chesterton 48.45 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Ankaa 51.34 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Tsitsang 51.80 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Valexa 52.39 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Terra Firma 52.70 2 TH CC TFR FC FC TCC TCC
Shipka 52.88 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Mirach 53.07 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Caselton 54.70 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Small World 55.60 2 TH CC TFR FC FC DS DS
New Rhodes III 56.45 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Foot Fall 57.41 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Zion 58.02 2 TH FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Sonnia 59.13 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Epsilon Indi 59.15 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD

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 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 104, "Kansu World Profile"
  2. Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Founding - [2366] Map"
  3. Handbook: House Liao, p. 13, "Timeline: Capellan Zone 2367"
  4. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  5. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  6. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  7. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  8. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  9. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  10. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War - [2822 Map]"
  11. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  12. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  13. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succesion War - [2864] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succesion War - [3025] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Davion, p. 72, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War - [3030] Map"
  19. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  20. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  21. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  22. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "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. Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  26. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  27. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  28. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  29. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  30. 30.0 30.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 47, "The Jihad In Review"
  31. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  32. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  33. Field Report: CCAF, p. 21, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  34. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  35. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii , "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  36. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  37. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  38. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  39. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  40. Shattered Sphere, p. 30, "FedCom Deployment Table"
  41. Mercenaries Supplemental, p. 70, "Mercenary Deployment Table"
  42. Field Manual: 3085, p. 186, "RAF Deployment Table - 3085"

Bibliography[edit]