Tellman's Mistake

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(References to Wilkes)

Tellman's Mistake
Tellman's Mistake neighbouring systems
Tellman's Mistake neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -243.35:-312.99[e]
Spectral class F6VI[1]
Recharge station(s) None[1]

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

Tellman's Mistake
Planetary flag of Tellman's Mistake
Planetary flag of Tellman's Mistake
System position 2[1]
Jump point
14 days[1]
Highest native life Mammals[1]
Reference Year 3025[1]
Ruler Count Jido Takashuma[1]
Population 3,027,000,000[1]
HPG (Representative) B[1]
(Precentor Valron O'Dell)[1]

Owner History[edit]

Planet History[edit]

Tellman's Mistake was first settled in 2460. The original colonists established an agrarian society, with all their arable land given over to growing crops. All meat has to be imported to the world. The first colonists were quickly overwhelmed by a small batlike predator whose bite was annoying, but not usually fatal. Most of the colonists were bitten and infected with a saliva from the bat-creature that acted as an anesthetic. Most of the population quickly recovered, but a few died from a severe allergic reaction. After the bitten colonists overcame the fever, they found themselves feeling better than ever before. After the first wave of bites, no more colonists died. The bat-creatures' saliva bolstered the colonists immune system and increased the efficiency of their digestive system.[1]

By 2571 it was a part of the Principality of Regulus region of the Free Worlds League and was located on the border between the Principality and the Magistracy of Canopus.[3] During the Reunification War Tellman's Mistake was a supply world for SLDF Task Force Canopus, and in 2581 the commanding officer of the Magistracy Armed Forces, Colonel Adam Buquoy led is mercenary command, Buquoy's Bandits, on a raid against the SLDF supply depots on the planet.[19]

After the 2nd Succession War Tellman's Mistake became an autonomous world within the Free Worlds League; at some point between the dissolution of the League and 3130, Tellman's Mistake joined - or was annexed by - the Rim Commonality.[9][15]

Local Fauna[edit]

Planetary Garrison[edit]




  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 House Marik (The Free Worlds League), p. 164, "Planet Guide"
  2. Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League Founding [2271]"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 24, "Free Worlds League after Age of War [2571]"
  4. Historical: Reunification War, p. 94, "Reunification War: MAgistracy of Canopus Front Deployments (2577)"
  5. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  6. Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  8. Handbook: House Marik, p. 34, "Free Worlds League after First Succession War [2822]"
  9. 9.0 9.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 38, "Free Worlds League after Second Succession War [2822]"
  10. Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succession War [3025]"
  11. Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds League after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  12. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  13. Handbook: House Marik, p. 54, "Free Worlds League after Operation Guerrero [3058]"
  14. Handbook: House Marik, p. 56, "Free Worlds League after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  15. 15.0 15.1 Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  16. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 3135"
  17. Map of the Rim Commonality included with Free Worlds League map as of [3139]
  18. Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  19. Historical: Reunification War, p. 150, "Magistracy of Canopus Front (Jump Off-2583)"
  20. Handbook: House Marik, p. 149, "Creatures - Tellman Bats"
  21. Historical: Reunification War, p. 148, "Magistracy Of Canopus Front(Jump-Off - 2582)"
  22. Field Report 2765: FWLM, p. 10, "Regimental Status"