La Blon

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La Blon
La Blon neighbouring systems
La Blon neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -31.80 : 72.85[e]
Spectral class G2V[1]
Planets 7[1]

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

La Blon
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 3[1]
Jump point
distance
9 days[1]
Moons 3 (Gwenhyvar, Ivanov, Tiarra)[1]
Surface gravity 1.04[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 59°C[1]
Surface water 96%[1]
Highest native life Mammals[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Gregor Beatrice (Governor)[1]
Cy Winstead (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Amadeus[1]
Population 1,530,000,000[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

La Blon is mostly a water world, with few land masses. Those land masses contain pristine tropical rain forests. Early explorers declared them off limits to development. However, there was exceptions made for planet's two spaceports built on them.[1]

Using technology of the day, colonist developed floating farms and cities. They used farms to raise algae, which was in turned to manufacture to create different kinds of food. La Blon people developed their aquaculture to farm fish and planet's native flora and fauna took well to domestication. As year passed, technology allowed them to dome their cities and lower them to sea bed. As of 3135, the floating farms are still floated, and beneath them their domed cities have grown into vast size of metropolis which have prospered.[1]

La Blon's underwater light industry explored and conquered everything from manufacturing items under high-pressures to recovering gold from sea beds. Touristism was highly profitable, with people taking months travel from their worlds to journey under waves.[1]

Once of their principle space ports is located on Storm Island. Here underwater tube cars called Cylcars convey passengers from the island spaceport through a transparent pressure tube to underwater city of Fathnine. Travel time takes hour from the Spaceport.[1]

City of Fathnine can be largely seen from the trip from the surface, massive pressure domes covering the city with interconnecting networks of transportation cylinder tubes.[34]

The 4th Proserpina Hussars were destroyed on La Blon during the Fourth Succession War when the Lyran Commonwealth moved to recapture the world. Among the units deployed by the Lyrans were the mercenary unit, Barrett's Fusiliers.[35]

La Blon was fortunate during the Jihad, only serving as a jump-off point for Word of Blake attacks into other regions. This lack of interest in the world from various armies of the Inner Sphere has led to the people of La Blon thinking that war is either never going to find them or it's like in-flight turbulence: Something that's unpleasant at the time, but quickly recovered from after it's gone. This attitude leads others to believe that La Blon's people are rather naive.[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

3050[edit]

3079[edit]

- At this point in time the 15th Arcturan Guards were deployed across La Blon, and Marfik. The 15th was at 55% of full strength, with 85% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology.

3145[edit]

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years).
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Dromini VI 12.89 1 LC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Unukalhai 14.93 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Alrakis 15.07 1 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Skondia 17.48 1 LC LC DC DC DC DC DC
Alphecca 18.67 1 LC LC DC FC FC LA LA
Komephoros 19.43 1 LC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Kessel 21.61 1 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Ryde 24.23 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Sabik 25.01 1 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Konstance 26.48 1 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Marfik 26.56 1 DC DC LC FC FC LA LA
Atria 26.66 1 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Kimball II 27.40 1 LC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Alkalurops 28.22 1 LC LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
Ko 32.31 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Zebebelgenubi 32.83 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Carnwath 33.00 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Skye 33.53 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Lyons 35.55 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Nusakan 36.99 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Izar 37.71 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Kochab 38.22 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Moore 38.85 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Kaus Australis 39.30 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Baxter 40.16 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Kaus Media 40.56 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Eltanin 40.63 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Syrma 43.02 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Vega 44.64 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Galatea 44.97 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
New Wessex 45.37 2 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Glengarry 45.57 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Freedom 48.15 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Lambrecht 48.16 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Yed Posterior 48.33 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Summer 48.91 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Imbros III 49.29 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Corridan IV 49.43 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Zebeneschamali 49.60 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Kaus Borealis 49.60 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Dyev 49.76 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Alexandria 50.76 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Seginus 51.71 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Cebalrai 52.60 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Menkent 53.12 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Ascella 53.22 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Zollikofen 54.07 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Kuzuu 55.64 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Alnasi 55.84 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Yorii 57.42 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Mizar 57.47 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Muphrid 58.33 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Asta 59.94 2 TH DC LC DC DC DC DC
Yed Prior 59.97 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA

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 1.19 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 216, "La Blon World Profile"
  2. Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League Founding - [2271] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Federation of Skye world within the Lyran Commonwealth befor [2340] and after at their founding in [2341]"
  4. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  5. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  6. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 25, "Rim Worlds Republic At the Fall of the Star League [2750]"
  7. Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - [2750] 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. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  12. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  13. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  15. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. vii, "Lyran Commonwealth Map - [3025]"
  16. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  19. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  20. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion - [3052] Map"
  22. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  23. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  24. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  25. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  26. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  27. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  28. Field Report: LAAF, p. 21, "Lyran Alliance Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  29. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  30. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  31. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  32. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Spherep - [3145] Map"
  33. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  34. Masters of War, p.??
  35. Field Manual: Mercenaries, Revised, p. 42, "Barrett's Fusiliers: The Light Musketeers"
  36. 20 Year Update, p. 26 - "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"
  37. Field Report: LAAF, p. 10, "Arcturan Guards Regimental Status"
  38. Field Manual: 3145, p. 173, "Clan Force Deployments - Rasalhague Dominion"

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