Placida

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Placida
System information
X:Y Coordinates -117.69 : 490.79[e]

The Placida system was home to at least one habitable world or construct and as at 3145 was located in the Periphery region known as The Barrens.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Placida system was located near the Beowulf and Sigurd systems.[3][4][1][2]

System History[edit]

Placida was either settled during the Third Succession War or was an already-inhabited system that became significant enough during this era for Inner Sphere nations to begin recording its location on maps.[5][6][7]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Clan Invasion[edit]

At the start of the Clan Invasion in August 3049 Placida was attacked by the Bronze Keshik of the Clan Wolf Gamma Galaxy. A majority of the planet's defenders, the Placidia Guards, were caught completely off-guard by the attack and the unit was destroyed during fighting on the Usilic Ridge.[33]

Dark Age[edit]

In 3083 the Ferris Rebellion caused the Clans to withdraw from most of their Periphery holdings. The Hell's Horses had used Oberon IV as an administrative world, and when the Clan left the area in 3086, the administrators of that world formed the New Oberon Confederation. Placida was one of five systems to join the new polity.[30]

Military Deployment[edit]

3049[edit]

  • Placidia Guards[33]

3079[edit]

Planetary Locations[edit]

Notes[edit]

This system is listed on maps in The Periphery, First Edition and in The Periphery, Second Edition as "Placidia", and on maps in Handbook: House Steiner and on the 3130 map of the Inner Sphere as "Placida".

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Beowulf 17.7 Sigurd 18.0 Blackstone 18.3 Oberon VI 18.6
Drask's Den 31.2 Dirkel 32.5 Butte Hold 33.0 Zertarum 35.4
Cryfder 35.7 The Rock 36.8 Crellacor 40.6 New Ålborg 43.6
Last Chance 44.3 Paulus Prime 45.9 Bensinger 47.5 Ichmandu 49.0
Erin (Von Strang's World) 49.3 Caillinius 51.4 Iron Land 53.9 Here 56.3
Gustrell 56.5 Toland 59.4 Apollo 59.5 Taran's World 59.6

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "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 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 25, "Rim Worlds Republic At the Fall of the Star League - [2750] Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  6. 6.0 6.1 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War [3025]"
  7. 7.0 7.1 The Periphery (sourcebook), p. vii, "Map of the Periphery"
  8. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 18, "Rim Worlds Republic after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  9. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  10. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  11. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  12. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  13. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 38, "Rim Worlds Army Deployment Map - [2765]"
  14. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 104, "Rim Worlds Republic - [2767] Map"
  15. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  18. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  19. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  20. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  21. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  22. The Periphery, 2nd Edition, p. 115, "Greater Valkyrate, Oberon Confederation & Elysian Fields"
  23. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  24. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  25. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere [3075] Map"
  26. Field Report: Clans, p. 27, "Clan Wolf/Clan Hell's Horses 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. Interstellar Players 3: Interstellar Expeditions, p. 43
  30. 30.0 30.1 Interstellar Players 3: Interstellar Expeditions, pp. 42-43
  31. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  32. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  33. 33.0 33.1 33.2 Wolf Clan Sourcebook, p. 56, "Wolf Clan Occupation Zone - The Periphery - Placida"
  34. Field Report: Clans, p. 13, "Clan Hell's Horses Deployment Status"

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