Ronel

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Ronel
Ronel neighbouring systems
Ronel neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 95.64 : -2.64[e]
Spectral class F2IV[1]
Planets 6[1]

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

Ronel
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 5[1]
Jump point
distance
19 days[1]
Moons None[1]
Surface gravity 1.3[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Tainted)[1]
Equatorial temperature 34°C[1]
Surface water 30%[1]
Highest native life Plants[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Rikart Holzmann (Governor)[1]
Alve Ravich (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Lenor[1]
Population 7,500,000[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

Ronel is an inhospitable world located close to its parent star, the planet has twin continents, Oxo and Xox. Though it possesses significant mineral wealth, the planet was never settled. Instead mining companies assigned workers to multi-year contracts on the world and then rotated them off-world.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

First Succession War[edit]

Ronel was one of a small number of former Terran Hegemony systems initially claimed by the Federated Suns prior to the First Succession War, only to subsequently be conquered by the Capellan Confederation. The CCAF military operation began in early 2787 with the conquest of Angol, Rio and Tybalt; with those invasions complete by August, the CCAF launched a second wave of attacks in October 2787, targeting Hean, New Florence and Ronel. The AFFS defenders on Hean had been expecting an invasion since the DCMS invasion of New Rhodes III in May, but had anticipated an attack by Combine forces, not Capellans. When the Tenth Tikonov Lancers and Fifteenth Liao Lancers attacked Ronel, the defenders found themselves outnumbered, in addition to the problems caused by facing CCAF tactics, which focussed on a mix of hit, run and harass, rather than the more direct tactics used by the DCMS. By November all three systems had been conquered, leaving the CCAF free to launch invasions of Addicks, Ankaa and Small World.[12]

When news of the massacre on Kentares IV touched off a wave of AFFS attacks throughout the local region, Ronel became a flashpoint for conflict again, a decade after its capture by Capellan forces. This time, it was the Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery who invaded. The Thirty-fifth Dieron Regulars landed on Ronel in March, facing off against the Ariana Grenadiers and two supporting regiments of sealed armor. The Grenadiers were still acclimatizing to Ronel, which had a higher gravity than their previous posting, Demeter, as well as being a much more desolate planet. When the Dieron Regulars struck at the Grenadiers in the gnarled forests near the city of Lenor, the Grenadiers found themselves mired in confusion and badly disorientated by the mix of smokescreen and incendiary munitions used by the Regulars' artillery support. The Grenadiers became scattered, and the Regulars launched air strikes against the supporting armor forces; with half of the armor wiped out, the Grenadiers attempted to pull back and rally, only to find that their scattered ranks had been reduced to little more than a battalion of 'Mechs. The Regulars continued to press the Grenadiers, turning their retreat into a rout; when the Grenadiers evacuated by DropShip, the CCAF initially listed the regiment as having been destroyed, but enough forces survived the evacuation to allow the regiment to be reconstituted later. In addition to those survivors who made it away by DropShip, almost a battalion of armour and 'Mechs had been left behind during the frantic retreat; under pressure from the victorious Combine forces, and convinced that they had been shipped to Ronel as sacrificial lambs, the survivors on Ronel abandoned the CCAF and formed a new mercenary unit, the Bad Dream, accepting an immediate contract from the DCMS.[13]

The Draconis Combine and Capellan Confederation went on to fight several battles over the world, until the Capellans used chemical weapons of mass destruction. House Kurita withdrew their claim, leaving the poisoned planet in Capellan hands.[1]

After the toxicity levels dropped to a safe level (defined as "the air can be purified by filter masks") the Capellan government used Ronel as a prison world. Here the criminals and undesirables of Capellan society worked on re-opening the mines so the Confederation could benefit. During the Fourth Succession War the Federated Suns took control of the world. Investing in the local mining operations has not only provided House Davion with a source of raw materials, but has allowed the world to start cleaning up the atmosphere. These investments were continued when the Republic of the Sphere took control of the world.[1]

Jihad[edit]

In response to the recent raids and assaults on worlds within the Word of Blake Protectorate, the Blakists launched raiding parties against various worlds around the Protectorate border in early September 3076. Making use of weapons of mass destruction to augment the damage inflicting, the raiding parties - few of which were larger than a single Level III - struck at the worlds of Algorab, Alnasi, Amity, Bordon, Connaught, Hunan, Kessel, New Hessen, New Kyoto, Ronel, St. Andre, Styk, Tsitsang and Wei. Of the worlds hit, the Capellan Confederation took the brunt of the fighting.[45][46]

Military Deployment[edit]

2764[edit]

2786[edit]

2800[edit]

2821[edit]

3025[edit]

Image Gallery[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
Ozawa 12.25 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
New Rhodes III 14.93 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Helen 17.89 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Mallory's World 18.08 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Galatia III 18.17 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Tybalt 18.88 1 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Ankaa 22.19 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Hean 24.29 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Addicks 24.43 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Markab 26.16 1 DC DC DC FC FC FC FC
Rio 26.34 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Mirach 27.89 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Towne 28.68 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Mara 28.73 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Schedar 29.25 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Cylene 29.80 1 FS DC DC FC FC FC FC
Skat 29.82 1 DC DC DC FC FC FC FC
Murchison 31.01 2 TH DC DC FC FC FC FC
Elbar 31.76 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Deneb Kaitos 32.99 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Tigress 34.38 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Achernar 35.25 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Angol 37.34 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Caselton 39.36 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Basalt 39.90 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Tikonov 40.56 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Sadachbia 42.15 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Ruchbah 43.63 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Ancha 44.10 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Errai 44.38 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Small World 44.56 2 TH CC TFR FC FC DS DS
Cartago 45.23 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Yangtze 45.95 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Biham 46.34 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Edwards 47.45 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Alrescha 48.52 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Sonnia 48.62 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Ingress 49.17 2 TH CC TFR FC FC DS DS
David 49.22 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Al Na'ir 49.44 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Nopah 49.89 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Halstead Station 50.19 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Kawich 50.21 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Mira 50.42 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Fellanin II 51.27 2 FS DC DC DC DC DC DC
Hamal 51.58 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Quentin 52.32 2 TH FS FS DC DC DC DC
Mesartim 52.93 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Fletcher (FWL) 53.63 2 TH FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Bharat 54.06 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Kentares IV 55.28 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
New Hessen 55.76 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Lapida II 56.99 2 FS DC DC DC DC DC DC
Sheratan 58.48 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Logandale 58.60 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Shinonoi 59.29 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Almach 59.69 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC

References[edit]

  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 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 84, "Ronel World Profile"
  2. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding" - [2319] Map
  3. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  4. Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  5. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  6. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  7. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
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  9. 9.0 9.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 138, "Operation LIBERATION Wave 1 [July 2772 - December 2774]"
  10. 10.0 10.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 118, "Digesting The Hegemony"
  11. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  12. 12.0 12.1 First Succession War, p. 45, "Neglected Front: Liao Takes Advantage"
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 First Succession War, p. 82, "Caught In The Capellan Crossfire"
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  15. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succesion War - [2822] Map"
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  17. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
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  19. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 53, "Draconis Combine after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  20. House Davion (The Federated Suns), "Federated Suns - [3025] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succesion War - [3025] Map"
  22. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  23. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  24. Handbook: House Davion, p. 71, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War - [3030] Map"
  25. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  26. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  27. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of 3039 Map"
  28. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  29. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  30. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  31. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  32. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  33. ">Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  34. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere - [3063] Map
  35. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  36. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  37. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [October 3067] Map"
  38. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Armed Forces of the Federated Suns Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  39. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  40. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  41. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  42. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  43. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  44. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  45. Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 22, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  46. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 56, "The Jihad In Review"
  47. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 251, "SLDF - Terran Hegemony Military Command Map"
  48. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 134, "First Succession War Deployment Table - AFFS"
  49. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 137, "First Succession War Deployment Table - DCMS"
  50. House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. 106, "Unit Deployment Table"

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