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

Maximillian neighbouring systems
Maximillian neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -443.07 : -126.78[e]

The Maximillian system was home to at least one habitable world and as at 3145 was located in the Marian Hegemony.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Maximillian system is located near the Blantleff and Zorn's Keep systems.[1][2]

System History[edit]

The Maximillian system was either settled by the Circinus Federation during the Succession Wars or was an already-inhabited system that became significant enough during this period for Inner Sphere nations to begin recording its location on maps.[3][4]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Marian Hegemony Invasion[edit]

In January 3066 Maximillian was invaded by the Marian Hegemony,[20] with III Legio[30] landing on the world as the very first attack of the first wave of the invasion of the Circinus Federation led by Caesar Julius O'Reilly. Blantleff was captured within weeks, with the Marian invaders being greeted as liberators in many ways by the population of the planet.[20]

III Legio expected to act in support of the next stage of the invasion, but the Circanian President, H. R. "Little Bob" McIntyre had been aware of the likelihood of an invasion and had sought aid from neighbouring states. The assistance provided by the Magistracy of Canopus and the Rim Collection within the Free Worlds League was deliberately covert, and consisted of them hiring small mercenary concerns as proxies for the Federation. Some of those mercenaries were deployed to Blantleff, where they tied down the forces of III Legio with repeated small-scale hit-and-run attacks. This was then followed up by an attack on III Legio by forces disguised as reinforcements from IV Legio, but which were actually elements of the McIntyre House Guard and the Black Warriors, equipped with new BattleMechs provided by the Word of Blake.[31] The attacks inflicted heavy damage on III Legio, keeping them out of the second stage of the invasion, where they had anticipated supporting Caesar O'Reilly's drive on Circinus;[30] the invasion was subsequently halted by Caesar O'Reilly,[20] leaving III Legio rebuilding and on guard against Circinian aggression.[20]

The Jihad[edit]

On the 17th of March 3075 the Marian Hegemony worlds of Blantleff and Maximillian were attacked by forces of cybernetically-augmented troops from the Circinus Federation. Although the attackers were unable to conquer Blantleff or Maximillian, they did capture the nearby worlds of Khon Kaen and Poulsbo.[32][33]

Military Deployment[edit]


  • Prima Cohors
  • VI Auxilia Legio
  • VI Caelum Wing

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Zorn's Keep 28.2 Blantleff 35.6 Thadora's Land 36.0 Valerius 37.4
Sierra 46.8 Sackville 54.2 Illyria 55.2 Merton 55.4


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 163, "Marian Hegemony at various stages"
  5. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 18, "Rim Worlds Republic after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  6. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  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. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 38, "Rim Worlds Army Deployment Map - [2765]"
  11. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 104, "Rim Worlds Republic - [2767] Map"
  12. The Periphery (sourcebook), p. vii, "Maps of the Periphery"
  13. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  14. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  15. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, "Inner Sphere Map - [3052] Map"
  16. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  17. The Periphery, 2nd Edition, p. 110, "Rim Collection & Circinus Federation"
  18. Era Report: 3062, p. 28, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  19. Inner Sphere (sourcebook), p. 98, "Near Periphery Kingdoms"
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 20.3 20.4 Field Manual: Updates, pp. 194-195, "Historical Brief"
  21. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 169, "Circinus Federation - [3067] Map"
  22. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  23. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  24. Field Report: Periphery, p. 23, "Marian Hegemony Region Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  25. Field Report: FWLM, p. 17, "Free Worlds League Military Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  26. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  27. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  28. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  29. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  30. 30.0 30.1 Field Manual: Updates, p. 195, "The Marian Legions"
  31. Field Manual: Updates, p. 197, "The Caesar's War"
  32. Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 15, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  33. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 53, "The Jihad In Review"
  34. Field Manual: Updates, pp. 202-203, "Marian Hegemony Armed Forces"