Pencader

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

Pencader
Pencader neighbouring systems
Pencader neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -350.49 : -52.77[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Star League Era[edit]

During the final years of the Star League, Pencader was the host to a Star League Defense Force garrison.[33]

Third Succession War[edit]

During the closing years of the Third Succession War Pencader was locked in an extended cycle of conflict between the nobility who ruled the patchwork of ducal states that covered the planet and rebel forces. The nobility used local guardsmen and small mercenary units to fight against the dissident militia, whilst the militia were equipped at least in part with surplus Free Worlds League Military equipment - including 'Mechs - provided covertly by the Free Worlds League. The battles had been going on long enough that refugees were a common feature on the planet, but the nobles were still enjoying a luxurious lifestyle; the Lyran government was loathe to intervene, keen to avoid sparking another border war with the Free Worlds League, giving the League ample reason to continue covertly supplying the rebels in the hopes of tipping the planet into their sphere of influence.[34]

Military Deployment[edit]

2764[edit]

3028[edit]

  • Second Knights of St. Cameron[36]

3090[edit]

3145[edit]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Denner River: A river located in or at the edge of the Oxide Desert.[39]
  • Duskport[40]
  • Oxide Desert[41]
  • Riga Point: a military outpost in the Oxide Desert, located approximately 200 kilometers from Towerlund City, across the Denner River.[40]
  • Towerlund City: an opulent walled city in or close to the Oxide Desert.[40]

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years). Closest planets first:

Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Timbiqui 18.16 1 FWL LC LC FC FC LA LA
Penobscot 19.08 1 FWL LC LC FC FC LA LA
Galisteo 20.06 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Poulsbo 27.33 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Griffith 29.38 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Abramkovo 31.32 2 FWL LC LC FC FC LA LA
Alorton 33.54 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Cerillos 34.72 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Khon Kaen 34.79 2 FWL LC LC FC FC LA LA
Maderas 35.03 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Epsilon 35.34 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Schererville 36.70 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Rajkot 40.01 2 FWL LC LC FC FC LA LA
Biloela 40.43 2 FWL LC LC FC FC LA LA
Circinus 40.69 2 CF CF CF CF CF CF CF
Cavanaugh II 43.04 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Saltillo 50.13 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Promised Land 50.71 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Edmondson 52.00 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Stantsiya 52.03 2 FWL LC LC FC FC LA LA
Madiun 52.87 2 FWL LC LC FC FC LA LA
Maisons 57.80 2 FWL LC LC FC FC LA LA
Dalcour 58.58 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Diamantina 59.36 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL

References[edit]

  1. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Lyran Commonwealth Founding - [2341] Map"
  2. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  3. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  4. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 25, "Rim Worlds Republic At the Fall of the Star League [2750]"
  5. Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  6. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  8. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  9. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  11. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  13. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. vii, "Lyran Commonwealth Map - [3025]"
  14. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  17. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  18. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  19. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion - [3052] Map"
  20. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  21. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  22. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  24. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  25. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  26. Field Report: LAAF, p. 21, "Lyran Alliance Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  27. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  28. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  29. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  30. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  31. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  32. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  33. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 255, "SLDF - Lyran Commonwealth Military Command Map"
  34. Straw Man
  35. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 255, "SLDF - Lyran Commonwealth Military Command Map"
  36. 36.0 36.1 NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 1, p.45, "Operation GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG"
  37. Technical Readout: 3150, p. 34
  38. Field Manual: 3145, p. 115, "Free Worlds League Military"
  39. Straw Man, p. 11"
  40. 40.0 40.1 40.2 Straw Man, p. 8"
  41. Straw Man, p. 3"

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