St. Andre

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St. Andre
St. Andre neighbouring systems
St. Andre neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 65.60:-101.36[e]
Spectral class K7III[1]
Planets 10[1]

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

St. Andre
System position 5[1]
Jump point
4 days[1]
Moons 1 (St. Michael)[1]
Surface gravity 1.0[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 65°C[1]
Surface water 34%[1]
Highest native life Mammals[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Ruler Ann Plodinec (Governor)[1]
Therese Toussaint (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Jerome[1]
Population 4,429,335,000[1]

Planetary Garrison[edit]




3055 to 3062 to 3067[edit]


Owner History[edit]

Planet Description[edit]

St. Andre is a principally as red desert planet located anti-spin of Terra. The planet is notable for its rich natural resources. The planet has one moon, named St. Michael.[1]

Notable Planetary Locations[edit]

St. Andre has two continents; Georama and Ravensglade.

  • Georama - Large southern continent of the planet, it is the home of most of the planet' population. The planetary capital of Jerome is located on Georama.[1]
  • Ravenglade - Northern ice covered flatlands of Ravenglade, it where most of planet's rich natural resource are mined which include; uranium, coal and petroleum.[1]
  • Fort Ravenglade - This is a ancient SLDF Military Complex that was established by the original Star League. The base was used original to house a SLDF Division. The is situated on coastline near what became the mining/port city of Port Archangel. The base protected by steep cliffs, with narrow tunnels. The Fort contains a large landing field for space vessels to land. The base is noted for having 9 towers containing anti-spacecraft/aerospace fighter batteries. These weapons prevent Aerospace Fighters to DropShip spacecraft from making direct orbital landing onto the base. By the early thirty-second century, the base fell into disuse during Republic of the Sphere ownership of the planet. Civilians utilize some of the base's facilities to help extra ore and other goods from the Ravenglade's rich lands.[27]

Planet History[edit]

St. Andre is noteworthy for several reasons, but the most popular one is the fact that the leaders of the Tikonov Grand Union, Sarna Supremacy, Liao Protectorate, Capellan Commonality, Sian, and St. Ives Mercantile League met on St. Andre in 2366 to form the Capellan Confederation.[1]

During the Fourth Succession War, St. Andre was one of the first Capellan worlds attacked. The Davion Light Guards and the 12th Vegan Rangers Alpha and Beta Regiments landed on the world. They were able to destroy or defeat Justinia's Cuirassiers, Cochraine's Goliaths, and the First Battalion of the Blackwind Lancers.[28]

During the Jihad the CCAF had control of the planet and fought off several Word of Blake attacks aimed at claiming the planet; St. Andre was attacked early in the Jihad, with a second assault on St. Andre being rebuffed between the 21st and 28th of May,[29], while a later raid in September 3076 saw a Level III of Blakist troops use weapons of mass destruction against St. Andre.[30][31] The third (and final) attack featured the Blakists using chemical weapons. Fortunately for the Capellan defenders the prevailing winds blew these chemicals back into the Blakist camps, killing the forces that would use them.[1]

The Republic and the Early Thirty-Second Century[edit]

Since the planet of the Republic of the Sphere, the planet's military facilities went into disuse since 3084.[32] The planet when it joined the Republic did not join it willingly. It was integrated into the Republic's Prefecture V, along its anti-spinward border with Capellan Confederation.[1]

The Dark Age and The Capellan Invasions[edit]

First Invasion of St. Andre[edit]

In 3132, the Inner Sphere's HPG Grid collapsed, within two years St. Andre became target of a renewed House Liao incursion to reacquire worlds lost with formation of the Republic. Left in the Dark, the republican-lead government became aligned with House Davion theme military splinter group known as Swordsworn, lead by Duke Aaron Sandoval.

In December 3134, the planet was invaded by large concentration of Confederation troops poised to retake the planet and break resistance in Prefecture to their invasion. The Swordsworn regiment, Davion Guards initially lead by their Commander Justin Sortek had taken up position in old SLDF base, Fort Ravenglade. However, Sortek was unable to hold off the invaders from seizing Georama and planet's capital of Jerome. Late December, Swordsworn's executive officer Erik Sandoval-Groell on planet to lead besieged Swordsworn forces from in pending invasion of the Fort on icy continent of Ravenglade. Liao forces on Christmas Eve, committed amphibious assault against Fort's port city of Archangel. The assault was part of a two prong attack, with an amphibious assault including a large force of Mechs, hovercraft and VTOLs designate take out the Fort's anti-spacecraft batteries. While a squadron of DropShips orbited the planet waiting to insert its share of military forces once the batteries were silenced. However, though Swordsworn forces in the base were badly outnumbered, they held off the invaders long enough reinforcement arrive as last of the defense towers were destroyed by Liao troops. [33]

Second Invasion and return to Capellan Rule[edit]

In late February of 3135, Capellan Confederation forces invade the planet for the second time. However this time, Swordsworn forces were unable to fight them off and were force to withdraw from the planet.[34][35]

Nearby Planets[edit]

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

Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
New Aragon 13.12 1 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Shensi 14.76 1 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Tsitsang 16.01 1 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Shipka 17.80 1 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Wei 18.87 1 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Poznan 19.81 1 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Foochow 23.69 1 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Zaurak 23.86 1 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Styk 23.94 1 TH CC FS FC FC SC SC
New Macao 24.98 1 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Halloran V 25.33 1 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Pleione 25.53 1 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Menkar 26.72 1 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Algot 27.16 1 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Menkib 30.35 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Foot Fall 30.68 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Gan Singh 32.16 2 TH CC FS FC FC SC SC
Buchlau 32.39 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Algol 33.13 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Mandate 34.55 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Second Try 35.10 2 TH CC FS FC FC CC CC
Jonathan 36.01 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Ningpo 36.03 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Matsu 38.19 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Highspire 39.68 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Bell 39.98 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Palos 40.15 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Demeter 40.73 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Kansu 41.26 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Sakhalin 41.65 2 TH CC FS FC FC SS SS
Liao 46.11 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Ashkum 46.69 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
New Hessen 48.04 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Valexa 48.30 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Genoa 49.19 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMD CMD
Ulan Bator 49.29 2 TH CC FS FC FC CC CC
Slocum 49.35 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Heligoland 49.37 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Azha 50.98 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Remshield 50.99 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Kaifeng 52.53 2 TH CC FS FC FC SS CC
Almach 53.00 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Moravian 54.31 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Arboris 54.50 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMD CMD
Elnath 54.53 2 TH CC FS FC FC CC CC
Alrescha 55.04 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Aldebaran 55.05 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Quemoy 55.65 2 TH CC FS FC FC CC CC
Sarna 55.80 2 TH CC FS FC FC SS SS
Chesterton 57.07 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Corey 57.30 2 TH CC FS FC FC CC CC
Hamal 57.65 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Yangtze 58.49 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Zurich 59.47 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Mesartim 59.71 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Bharat 59.85 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Ulan Batar 59.99 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC


  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 1.19 1.20 1.21 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 115, "St. Andre World Profile"
  2. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 253, "SLDF - Capellan Confederation Military Command Map"
  3. Field Report 2765: Capellan Confederation, p. 12, "Regimental Status"
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. 105 - "Unit Deployment Table"
  5. ComStar (sourcebook), p. 85, "Com Guards Deployment Table"
  6. Field Manual: ComStar, p. 126 - "ComGuard Deployment Table"
  7. Field Manual: Updates, p. 98 - "Com Guards Deployment Table"
  8. 8.0 8.1 Field Manual: Updates, p. 33 - "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table"
  9. House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. 14 - Seeds of Destruction - St. Andre a Client state is noted as being part of Capellan Hegemony, pre-Conferation nation.
  10. Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Founding, 2366"
  11. Handbook: House Liao, p. 13, "Timeline: Capellan Zone 2367"
  12. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War [2571]"
  13. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  14. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  15. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  16. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War [2822]"
  17. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War [2864]"
  18. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War [3025]"
  19. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  20. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  21. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero [3058]"
  22. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  23. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  24. Swords of Sedition, p. 81 - Capellan Confederation takes St. Andre from Davion themed Splinter group, SwordSworn.
  25. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  26. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  27. Fortress of Lies, pp. 253,254, 255-257,270 - Tidbits of information regarding Military Complex named, Fort Ravenglade.
  28. NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 1, pp. 20-22
  29. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 48, "The Jihad In Review"
  30. Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 22, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  31. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 56, "The Jihad In Review"
  32. Fortress of Lies, p. 247 - Base disuse for 50 years, novel's game date is 3134.
  33. Fortress of Lies, p. 263-282 assault of Fort Ravenglade.
  34. Sword of Sedition, p. 81 - Report of fall of St. Andre and Swordsworn forces forced off planet.
  35. File:Republic Territories 3135.pdf, Post-Republic of the Sphere map as of October 3135, St. Andre is shown as part of House Liao.