Soul

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Soul
Soul neighbouring systems
Soul neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 377.39 : 279.12[e]
Spectral class M2V[1]
Recharge time 203 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) None[1]

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

Soul
Geophysical
System position 5th[1]
Jump point
distance
2.86 days[1]
Moons None[1]
Surface gravity 1.13[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 11°C (Arctic)[1]
Surface water 82%[1]
Highest native life None[1]
Reference Year 3079[1]
Infrastructure
Capital Terminus[1]
Population 25,000,000[1]
Socio-Industrial Levels B-B-B-B-C[1]
HPG (Representative) B[1]


Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

Soul is a generally inhospitable world, one on which the survival skills of the average inhabitant are regularly tested. The reasons for Soul's unforgiving environment are a combination of the dimness of the system's star, as well as Soul's lack of an axial tilt. This means that Soul doesn't experience any significant seasonal changes, but rather an endless succession of cold but bright sunlight and bitingly cold nights. This has shaped the growth of the settlements on Soul; the capital city, Terminus, is located on the continent of Soul at the planetary north pole, sitting on the permanent terminator between night and day, while the planetary equator is girdled by a network of huge greenhouses kept warm and lit through extensive use of fusion power to provide food for those who have to dwell on this cold ice ball of a planet.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

Post-Jihad Era[edit]

The main defense industry on the planet, Blankenburg Technologies, avoided taking any damage during the Jihad and has developed the plant into an entirely self-reliant facility. Located near the city of Lumina on the Eternus continent, the complex uses massive heating systems to melt through the icy surface of the planet and access raw materials, which it then extracts, processes and uses in manufacturing on site. This leaves the Blankenburg plant requiring the minimum of external support while it produces everything from complete 'Mechs to individual weapons and components on site.[1] The plant is even protected by the products of its own labor; eight turrets equipped with LB-X Autocannons ring the facility, operated by remote control, and backed up by pairs of manned emplacements at every entrance, all intended to slow attacking forces until security forces arrive.[30]

Military Deployment[edit]

3085[edit]

- At this point in time the 5th Sun Zhang were deployed across Ningxia and Soul. The 5th was at 60% of full strength, with 80% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology.

Industrial Centers[edit]

  • Blankenburg Technologies[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
Huaide 7.59 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Monywa 31.73 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Thimphu 31.89 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
New Samarkand 35.65 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Abagnar 36.10 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Hongor 37.70 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Chirala 39.48 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Kokpekty 42.75 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Abiy Adi 45.50 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Pondicherry 47.27 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Linqing 47.87 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Koulen 50.66 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Land's End 51.43 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Multan 52.20 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Enif 53.05 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Suianheer 53.73 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Tabayama 55.55 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Ramgarh 56.67 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Mizunami 57.29 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC

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 Objectives: Draconis Combine, p. 15, "Soul"
  2. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine - [2319] Map"
  3. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  4. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  5. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  6. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] 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. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  11. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  13. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  15. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  16. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  18. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  19. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  21. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [October 3067] Map"
  22. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, Inner Sphere - [3075] Map
  23. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  24. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  25. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  26. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  27. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  28. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  29. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  30. Objectives: Draconis Combine, p. 43, "Static Defenses"
  31. Field Manual: 3085, p. 51, "DCMS Deployment Table - 3085"

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