Les Halles

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Les Halles
Les Halles neighbouring systems
Les Halles neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -39.01:-189.31[e]
Spectral class F5II[1][2]
Recharge time 176 hours[1][2]
Recharge station(s) Both[1][2]

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

Les Halles
Planetary Flag
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Geophysical
System position 2nd[1][2]
Jump point
distance
14.94 days[1][2]
Moons None[1][2]
Surface gravity 0.85[1][2]
Atmospheric pressure Low (Breathable) (3067)[1]
Thin (Breathable) (3079)[2]
Equatorial temperature 30°C (Cold-Temperate)[1][2]
Surface water 85%[1][2]
Highest native life Microbes[1][2]
Reference Year 3067[1] - 3079[2]
Infrastructure
Ruler Prefect Louis Smit (3067)[1]
Capital Beauborg[2]
Population 1,250,000,000 (3067)[1]
1,241,200,000 (3079)[2]
Socio-Industrial Levels B-C-C-C-D[1][2]
HPG (Representative) B[1][2]

Contents

[edit] Owner History

[edit] Planetary Info

Les Halles is a frozen world. Only a narrow strip of land around the equator is free of ice, while the rest of the world is covered in glaciers. The soil is filled with rocks and clearing land for agriculture is expensive. Between the lack of soil and low temperature, agriculture plays almost no part in Les Halles' economy.[1]

Les Halles was only settled because of its location. Strategically located between the Free Worlds League and Capellan Confederation, Les Halles has become a waystation and transshipment point for all sorts of cargo shipments. Though the League and SAFE tried to keep an eye on the trade, illegal goods and services proliferated on the world. Nearly anything was available for purchase on the black market.[1] The economy of Les Halles was based around the service industries, specifically maintenance for DropShips and small craft. Les Halles also produced spacecraft fuel as its primary heavy industry.

To protect themselves from the weather, the permanent population resided in underground housing. These structures were similar to ancient Roman homes in that they were typically a series of rooms built around an atrium. Whole towns were built the same way, with residential and commercial buildings surrounding a central courtyard equipped with skylights.[1]

[edit] Planetary History

Capellan raiders attacked Les Halles in 3039. During the fighting, an assault company of the Fifth Marik Militia was cut off from their battalion and surrounded by two companies of Confederation BattleMechs. When the Capellan commander issued a verbose request for the Militia's surrender, the commander of the Militia unit, Captain Hubert Glass, issued a response. He opened up his cockpit, stood on top of his command couch, and gave a universally recognized rude gesture with his hand. Almost on cue, the remaining mechs of the Marik Company attacked their adversaries. Captain Glass then calmly returned to the cockpit of his Stalker and then joined in the assault. In the end, the two companies of Capellan machines were completely destroyed with only the loss of five machines on the Marik side. The fighting was so fierce that the Capellan commander was unable to fire upon Glass' mech in response to his gesture.[27]

On the 17th of April 3073 one of the hybrid Thuggee-Manei Domini Warrior Houses controlled by Kali Liao, Warrior House White Tiger, launched a brutal raid against Les Halles. In response, the Duchy of Oriente launched a series of reprisal raids on the 23rd of May against the Capellan Confederation worlds of Boardwalk, Eom and Jasmine.[28][29][30] Six years later Les Halles was raided again, this time by the Word of Blake, who struck at Les Halles as well as Dayr Khuna and Jouques between the 13th and 20th of March 3079.[31] The Blakist forces that struck Les Halles were led by the Blakist Sovetskii Soyuz-class WarShip WoBS Vigilant Guardian, one of a number of ships the Blakists had recovered from the Ruins of Gabriel prior to the Jihad.[32]

[edit] Planetary Garrison

[edit] 2765

[edit] 3025

[edit] 3050

  • Fifth Marik Militia[35]

[edit] 3054

  • Fifth Marik Militia[36]

[edit] 3059

  • Fifth Marik Militia[37]

[edit] 3067

  • Fifth Marik Militia[38]

[edit] 3079

[edit] 3085

[edit] 3145

[edit] Manufacturing Center

[edit] Nearby Planets

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years)
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Carbonis 15.19 1 CC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Jasmine 16.38 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Eom 21.89 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Bithinia 22.51 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Calloway VI 22.59 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Vanra 26.74 1 CC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Propus 27.18 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Boardwalk 27.32 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Hassad 29.11 1 CC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Anegasaki 30.77 2 CC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Shuen Wan 31.61 2 CC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Matheran 32.18 2 CC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Exedor 32.91 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Calpaca 33.14 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Daneshmand 34.11 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Fletcher 36.46 2 FWL CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Ingersoll 37.68 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Loeches 38.13 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Kashilla 40.09 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Pella II 40.31 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Masterson 42.04 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Salur 42.15 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Oriente 44.50 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Semenyih 44.54 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Campertown 44.58 2 TH CC FS FC FC CC CC
Kurragin 45.45 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Krin 46.13 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Ipswich 46.34 2 CC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
New Delos 47.73 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Harsefeld 51.11 2 CC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Tsinghai 51.27 2 TH CC FS FC FC CC CC
Kiyev 52.20 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Fujidera 53.67 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Goodna 53.75 2 CC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Bandora 53.75 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Lesalles 54.48 2 TH CC FS FC FC CC CC
Fuentes 54.95 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Bentley 56.36 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Preston 58.90 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC

[edit] References

  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 Handbook: House Marik, p. 65, "Les Halles Planet Guide"
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 Objectives: Free Worlds League, p. 19, "Les Halles"
  3. Handbook: House Marik, p. 13, "Free Worlds League befor after at their founding in [2271]"
  4. Handbook: House Marik, p. 24, "Free Worlds League after Age of War [2571]"
  5. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  6. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  8. Handbook: House Marik, p. 34, "Free Worlds League after First Succession War [2822]"
  9. Handbook: House Marik, p. 38, "Free Worlds League after Second Succession War [2864]"
  10. Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succession War [3025]"
  11. House Marik (The Free Worlds League), p. 169, "Free Worlds League - Map"
  12. 12.0 12.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds League after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  13. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  14. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 3050"
  15. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - 3052"
  16. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 3057"
  17. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - 3063"
  18. Handbook: House Marik, p. 56, "Free Worlds League after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  19. ' Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 41, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]
  20. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, Inner Sphere [3075] Map
  21. Field Report: FWLM, p. 17, "FWLM Deployment Map [3079]"
  22. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere - March 3081"
  23. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  24. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  25. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 3135"
  26. Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  27. Technical Readout: 3039, p. 162, "Stalker BattleMech"
  28. Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, p. 26, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  29. Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, p. 31, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  30. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 51, "The Jihad In Review"
  31. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 69, "The Jihad In Review"
  32. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 128, "Captured Ships"
  33. Field Report 2765: Capellan Confederation, p. 9, "Regimental Status"
  34. House Marik (The Free Worlds League), p. 108, "Unit Deployment Table"
  35. 20 Year Update, p. 56, "Free Worlds League Deployment Table"
  36. Objective Raids, p. 38, "Free Worlds League Deployment Table"
  37. Field Manual: Free Worlds League, p. 112, "Free Worlds League Deployment Table"
  38. Field Manual: Updates, p. 160, "Free Worlds League Deployment Table"
  39. Field Report: FWLM, p. 10, "Duchy of Oriente"
  40. Field Manual: 3085, p. 92, "Deployment Table - 3085"
  41. Field Manual: 3145, p. 115, "Free Worlds League Military"

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