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Sheratan neighboring systems
Sheratan neighboring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 40.84 : -21.50[e]
Spectral class K5V[1]
Recharge time 9[2]
Recharge station(s) Nadir[2]
Planets 9[1]

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

Orbital view of Sheratan
Orbital view of Sheratan
System position 5[1]
Jump point
4 days[1][2]
Moons None[1]
Surface gravity 0.9[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 31°C[1]
Surface water 40%[1]
Highest native life Mammals[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Ruler Alex Ravenswood (Governor)[1]
Josef Sparrow (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Gellen's Heights[2]
Population 116,000,000[1]
HPG (Representative) B[2]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

Sheratan is an agricultural world. The land is arranged in a single continent with several large inland seas. This continent is covered in forests, jungles, and farmland.[1] Sheratan is described as being a beautiful world, sparsely populated, with forests and jungles around the equator.[45] The forests created large fertile areas, and agricultural concerns moved in, bought land, cut down the forests and planted fruits and vegetables from across the Inner Sphere..[46]

Planetary History[edit]

Early History[edit]

Having become independent as a result of the Demarcation Declaration, Sheratan was subsequently added to the resurgent Terran Hegemony; whilst some worlds joined the Hegemony during its early years as a result of diplomatic and trade incentives, many more were conquered in "campaigns of persuasion" launched by Director-General James McKenna, the first of which began in 2316 and ended with the capture of Towne in 2317. Sheratan was one of the worlds added to the Hegemony during or around the time of this first military campaign.[47][3][4]

Succession Wars[edit]

Other than a great deal of farmland, Sheratan had nothing else to recommend it. Therefore it was generally spared the horrific effects of the Succession Wars. During the formation of the Chaos March however, the world was ravaged by CCAF troops. After the world joined the Republic of the Sphere, its economy and population stabilized.[1]

Fourth Succession War[edit]

Following negotiations between Colonel Pavel Ridzik, chief military advisor to Chancellor Maximilian Liao, and AFFS Lieutenant General Ardan Sortek, conducted in February 3029 Ridzik created a new nation, the Tikonov Free Republic. The Republic was created by incorporating those worlds of the Tikonov Commonality that hadn't already been conquered during the first half of the Fourth Succession War. Ridzik returned to Elgin, the new capital of the Tikonov Free Republic, on the 3rd of March 3029 and swiftly began implementing a new government consisting of family members, friends and other appointees loyal to himself, purging dissident elements on the various Republic worlds and taking the opportunity to settle old scores. Sheratan was one of the systems incorporated into the Republic.[21]

Operation GUERRERO[edit]

After the formation of the Chaos March, Atticks Enterprises hired several mercenaries to secure the foodstuffs stored on Sheratan at the Hollingsworth Agrifoods warehouse in Daggaknott city.[48]

The Jihad[edit]

In 3070 Sheratan was garrisoned by Grim Determination.[49] The Word of Blake hired several mercenary units to land on Sheratan and drive the Determination off the world. (The Word agents who hired the units claimed to be from the Federated Suns.) The Determination surrendered when they were informed that the contract called for the destruction of their force. Many of the soldiers from Grim Determination later joined Cumberland's Missiliers.[50]

Sheratan was used as a baseworld by the Fifth Division. In 3070 the world was raided by the Thirteenth Stalking Horse and Wild Geese mercenary commands. They inflicted serious damage on the Fifth Division, which was on Sheratan to recover.[51] After this raid and the removal of Grim Determination, the Fifth Division staged a military coup and took control of the world. Precentor Garin Latronis conscripted civilians into "volunteer engineering groups" to repair infrastructure and fortifications on the planet. By the end of 3070 the Precentor had created work camps all over the world and deposed the planetary government, establishing himself as a despotic ruler. Labor strikes were put down with lethal force, and a peaceful protest of 100,000 citizens turned into a massacre.

In 3073, the Opacus Venatori arrived on Sheratan. They removed Precentor Latronis from power (by killing him) and punished those Word of Blake militia members who had engaged in crimes against humanity. Their job done, they left the world in the hands of the native Sheratanians, who quickly re-established a junta and tried to get back to normal. They remained in power until the Coalition arrived in 3079. Devlin Stone promised that those people guilty of crimes against their fellows would be tried.[52]

Military Deployment[edit]



Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Fletchter 8.0 Ingress 11.6 Epsilon Indi 17.6 Ruchbah 17.8
Acamar 18.4 Woodstock 18.6 Kawich 20.9 Epsilon Eridani 22.8
Lockdale 24.7 Northwind 25.3 Small World 25.3 Nopah 28.4
Terra Firma 30.5 Arboris 32.3 Deneb Kaitos 32.3 Basalt 32.8
Bex 33.3 New Stevens 33.9 Bryant 35.9 Errai 36.7
Bharat 38.3 Quentin 39.0 Ankaa 40.0 Genoa 40.0
Hean 40.9 Tigress 41.9 New Home 42.4 Brownsville 42.7
Azha 42.9 Hamal 46.0 Fomalhaut 46.8 Carver V 47.1
Achernar 47.3 Nirasaki 47.3 Deneb Algedi 47.8 Slocum 48.1
Helen 48.2 Nanking 48.3 Saffel 48.6 Caph 48.9
Keid 49.1 Tybalt 50.2 Addicks 51.4 Capolla 52.7
Liao 53.6 Procyon 56.3 Yangtze 56.6 Sirius 57.1
Outreach 57.1 Towne 57.9 Ningpo 58.7 Aldebaran 58.9
Gan Singh 58.9 New Florence 59.6 Pokhara 59.9


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