Sonnia

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Sonnia
Sonnia neighbouring systems
Sonnia neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 123.55 : -41.93[e]
Spectral class G6V[1]
Recharge station(s) None[1]

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

Sonnia
Planetary flag of Sonnia
Planetary flag of Sonnia
Geophysical
System position 3rd[1]
Jump point
distance
7 days[1]
Highest native life Mammal[1]
Reference Year 3025[1]
Infrastructure
Population 3,814,000,000[1]
HPG (Representative) B (Precentor Valencia deShan)[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

First Succession War[edit]

In 2795, following the appointment of Sandol Quinn as regent to Ilsa Liao, the Capellan Confederation Armed Forces launched an invasion of the Federated Suns intended to capture the politically-significant Chesterton system. Planned by Quinn, the operation was intended to take advantage of the AFFS' continuing focus on trying to resist the massive Draconis Combine invasion of the Federated Suns, which stood poised to capture New Avalon itself. Quinn's plan involved encircling Chesterton by taking the systems around it, using mercenary units for the initial invasions - predominantly or exclusively former Star League Defense Force commands that had been recruited by the Confederation - and following up with CCAF line regiments to secure the captured worlds. Whilst launching one or two planetary invasions aimed at systems around Chesterton, Quinn also had the CCAF copy tactics used by the Combine so effectively, leapfrogging over border systems to capture a number of systems further inside the Federated Suns to add pressure to the AFFS. Quinn's strategy worked well for several years; by the time CCAF troops invaded Sonnia in October 2796, the Confederation had already conquered Caselton, Demeter, Farwell, Mirach and Sanilac. The defending forces on Sonnia managed to hold out for a month before finally being defeated.[8]

Third Succession War[edit]

Originally settled by nobles from Tikonov, Sonnia was a vacation paradise. The tropical environment was conducive to large resorts and spas. Instead of tourism becoming the cornerstone of the local economy, nuclear power fills that role. Radioactive isotopes and elements were easily extracted from Sonnia's crust, and as a result nuclear power industry became the major employer on the world.[1]

Though no major battles have been fought on the world, its nuclear power industry makes it vitally important to the Capellan March. Therefore the AFFS garrisons the world heavily. These units are also able to take advantage of the varied terrain of Sonnia, acclimating themselves to a wide variety of environments.[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

2764[edit]

2821[edit]

Notes[edit]

'Sonnia appears on the 2571 map in Handbook: House Davion, but not in the 2571 map in Handbook: House Liao. It was confirmed by the map editor that the Handbook: House Davion map is in error.

Nearby Planets[edit]

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

Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Caselton 9.62 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Edwards 12.93 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Tawas 18.67 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Logandale 20.71 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Tikonov 20.86 1 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Mirach 21.21 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Schedar 21.64 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Goderich 22.44 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Mira 22.74 1 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Mesartim 24.46 1 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Sanilac 29.53 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Almach 30.32 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Rio 31.38 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Marlette 31.41 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Chesterton 31.43 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
New Rhodes III 33.92 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Elbar 34.31 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Cartago 36.04 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Angol 36.13 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Listowel 37.26 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Kentares IV 38.96 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Alrescha 40.10 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Tybalt 40.22 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Farwell 41.79 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Johnsondale 42.11 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
New Hessen 42.58 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Demeter 42.72 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Avawatz 43.57 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Wroxeter 46.59 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Valexa 47.44 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Barstow 47.48 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Achernar 47.67 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Yangtze 48.54 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Ronel 48.62 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Mallory's World 49.78 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Tigress 50.86 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Mara 51.15 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Goshen 54.37 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Algot 56.10 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Rosamond 56.17 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Hean 56.52 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Jonathan 56.62 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Olancha 56.74 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Kansu 59.13 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Hamal 59.22 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Ulan Batar 59.22 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Ankaa 59.24 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Basalt 59.35 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Ozawa 59.72 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. 156, "Sonnia"
  2. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, Color Plates, "Inner Sphere - 2764"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Field Manual: SLDF, p. 48, "Independent Regiments"
  5. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  6. Field Report 2765: Federated Suns, p. 29, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  7. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 First Succession War, p. 81, "Quinn's War: The Confederation-Suns Front"
  9. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  13. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Davion, p. 72, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  19. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of [3039] - [3040] Map"
  20. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  21. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  22. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  23. Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  24. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  25. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  26. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  27. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  28. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  29. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  30. Field Report: CCAF, p. 21, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  31. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  32. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  33. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  34. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  35. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  36. 36.0 36.1 First Succession War (Source Book), p. 135, "First Succession War Deployment Table - CCAF"

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