Siendou

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Planets within 2 jumps

(References to Siendou)

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

X: -113.90 Y: -293.71[e]


Planetary Garrison[edit]

3140[edit]

Owner History[edit]

Planetary Information[edit]

Siendou is a rocky, resource-rich world and an established constitutional theocracy. Adherants to the global faith of Siendou are referred to as Siva Lwa; amongst the tenets of the religion is a prohibition on the faithful serving in a national military.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

Dark Age[edit]

Siendou was one of a number of worlds in a region to be abandoned by the Free Worlds League as the League collapsed; as a consequence, the newly-independent world became a frequent target for both pirates and neighboring worlds looking to expand their territory and influence. Attackers frequently presumed that due to the prohibition on serving in a national military imposed on all Siva Lwa, Siendou would be undefended and easy pickings. What those unfamiliar with Siendou and the Siva Lwa failed to realize is that there was no injunction on Siva Lwa practicing warfare as a trade. As such, Siendou was home to a locally-raised mercenary unit indigenous to the world named Ogoun's Machete; this unit proved their effectiveness to more than one hostile attacker.[1]

In 3140 the pirate band known as the Hellion Harpies raided Siendou, expecting to find easily-obtained plunder. The Hellion Harpies struck from the Deep Periphery and targeted four of the most important mining operations on the planet, dropping a demi-company of assorted medium and heavy BattleMechs on each facility. Actions conducted by contingents from the Ogoun's Machete such as the battle at the Chaine de la Selle diamond mines, where a lance of Black Hawk 3s led by Sister Ayo Olubumni defeated five Hellion Harpies 'Mechs and captured a sixth through a combination of good tactics and familiarity with the local terrain.[1]

Nearby Planets[edit]

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

Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Cole Harbour 7.08 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Guangzho 7.52 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Cap Rouge 18.83 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Yanchep 20.06 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Kearny 21.75 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Kanata 24.36 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Barlaston 27.08 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Deschenes 27.78 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Antipolo 29.99 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Vikindu 35.70 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Hudeiba 36.27 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Meadowvale 37.33 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Granera 42.23 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Mansu-ri 42.45 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Cirebon 44.02 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Watermael 45.08 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Wisconsin 45.42 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Chilung 45.89 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Skvorec 47.44 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Ryerson 49.25 2 CC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Mosiro 50.49 2 CC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Scheuerheck 50.59 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Kwamashu 52.89 2 CC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Mauripur 54.64 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Ingonish 59.02 2 CC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Ayn Tarma 60.00 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Technical Readout: 3145 Mercenaries, p. 32, "Stalking Spider II"
  2. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"

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