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Richmond

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

Richmond
Richmond neighbouring systems
Richmond neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 130.78 : 455.45[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

Richmond appears to be a habitable planet, with breathable atmosphere, forests and rivers.[citation needed]

By 3062, it was considered a "small" world, with the capital city of Newport containing the HPG, the principal spaceport and a quarter of the total population. Nestled within an evergreen forest, Newport is situated on the bank of the very large New James River which is 600 meters across at its widest point, and deep enough for ocean-going ships. Another mentioned land feature is the Derrington Plateau, apparently situated to the south.[32]

Richmond also housed an Interstellar Expeditions office in 3095. This office coordinated all Coreward operations.[33]

Planetary History[edit]

Succession Wars[edit]

In 2825 Richmond was home to an internment camp which was raided by the Minnesota Tribe. Although the tribe presumably couldn't know about the camp, the tribe took all of the prisoners off world with them.[34]

Clan Invasion[edit]

During the Clan Invasion, the Smoke Jaguars launched an attack on Richmond using two Trinaries (Assault and Second Battle) of the Fifth Jaguar Regulars, Alpha Galaxy. Khan Lincoln Osis personally issued the batchall to the defending force, the First Alshain Regulars, and was answered with honor by their commanding officer Tai-sa Donald Ashira, who chose to the rocky grounds of Crag Gorge as their appointed battlefield. Over the course of four days the defending Kurita soldiers fought with honor but, despite their superior numbers, could not overcome the Jaguars' superior technology. They made a final oath to never surrender and decided to make their final stand in Olderson Pass in the north wall of the gorge. In a brutal frontal assault the Smoke Jaguars overran the defenders' position and annihilated them, capturing less than five percent of the First Regulars as bondsmen.[35]

Operation Bulldog[edit]

Richmond was invaded in the fourth wave of Operation Bulldog by the 3rd Night Stalkers; the defending Clan Smoke Jaguar 47th Garrison Cluster had already retreated off-world by the time the invaders reached the planet.[36]

Military Deployment[edit]

2786[edit]

2821[edit]

3038[edit]

3050[edit]

  • First Alshain Regulars[39]

3067[edit]

3085[edit]

- At this point in time the 13th Sun Zhang Cadre were deployed across Richmond and Idlewind. The 13th was at 85% of full strength, with 96% 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
Idlewind 27.58 1 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Jarett 31.67 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Thule 38.07 2 DC DC DC FRR CGB CGB CGB
Constance 40.87 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Rockland 41.30 2 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Porthos 45.83 2 N P P P CGB CGB CGB
Schwartz 54.28 2 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Damian 58.54 2 DC DC DC FRR CGB CGB CGB
Turtle Bay 59.33 2 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Santander V 59.37 2 N P P P CGB CGB CGB

References[edit]

  1. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine - [2319] Map"
  2. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  3. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  4. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  5. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  6. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  7. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  8. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  9. 9.0 9.1 Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  10. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  11. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  12. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  13. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  14. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  16. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  17. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  19. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  20. Fall of the Blossom, in First Strike (anthology), p. 316
  21. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  22. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  23. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [October 3067] Map"
  24. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, Inner Sphere - [3075] Map
  25. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  26. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  27. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  28. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  29. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  30. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  31. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  32. Of War and Peace and Cherry Trees, part 1, p. 8 (BattleCorps PDF edition)
  33. Interstellar Players 3: Interstellar Expeditions, p. 12
  34. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 62, "The Minnesota Tribe and the Chahar Profit"
  35. Invading Clans, p. 54
  36. The Dragon Roars, p. 10
  37. 37.0 37.1 37.2 First Succession War (Source Book), p. 137, "First Succession War Deployment Table - DCMS"
  38. Historical: War of 3039, p. 138 "Deployment Table"
  39. 20 Year Update, p. 43, "Draconis Combine Deployment Table"
  40. Field Manual: Updates, p. 119, "Draconis Combine Deployment Table"
  41. Field Manual: 3085, p. 51, "DCMS Deployment Table - 3085"
  42. Field Manual: 3145, p. 172, "Clan Force Deployments - Rasalhague Dominion"

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