Vixen (system)

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Vixen[edit]

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

Vixen
Vixen neighbouring systems
Vixen neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -292.61:-390.09[e]
Spectral class G3[1]
Recharge station(s) Zenith[1]

The Vixen system was home to at least one habitable world, Vixen V, and as at 3145 an independent system located in the Periphery close to the border of the Magistracy of Canopus.[2][3]

System Description[edit]

The Vixen system is located near the Mondra and Zelmag III systems[4][5] and consists of a class G3 primary orbited by at least five planets. During the thirty-first century a recharge station was in place at the zenith jump point.[1]

System History[edit]

The Vixen system was either settled during the Star League era at some point after the end of the Reunification War or was an already-settled system that became significant enough during this era for Inner Sphere nations to begin recording its location on maps.[6][5]

Vixen V[edit]

Vixen
Geophysical
System position 5th[1]
Jump point
distance
8.52[1]
Highest native life Mammal[1]
Reference Year 3025[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Kyalla Centrella[1]
Population 8,300[1]
HPG (Representative) C (Precentor William Qantas)[1]

Vixen V - more commonly known simply as Vixen - is the fifth planet in the Vixen system.

Planetary History[edit]

Although Vixen was inhabited during the Star League era[4][5] it was evidently depopulated during the Succession Wars.[7] Thirty-first century sources reported that Vixen was first colonized in the mid-3020's by a small consortium of Canopian corporations. Their goal was to create a resort world like the ones that existed prior to the Succession Wars. To that end they used the cool weather and natural terrain to create a winter sports haven. Ice hockey, cross country and downhill skiing, bobsledding, and curling are just a few of the attractions available. For those who prefer more confrontational excursions, Vixen offers hunting trips that focus on the local fauna. Since it's a purely recreational world, Vixen relies on distance from trade routes and isolation for its defense instead of military forces.[1]

Post Jihad Era[edit]

The Magistracy Cavaliers were allowed to return to their traditional homeworld of Thraxa after the Jihad, as a reward for their loyalty to the Magestrix; having returned home, the Cavaliers also undertook to provide security for Vixen, with two battalions residing on Thraxa and a third on Vixen. After their return, the Cavaliers faced a constant stream of raids in force from III Legio of the Marian Hegemony as well as raiders from former Free Worlds League worlds and the nearby world of Astrokaszy.[8]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

3025[edit]

  • Kyalla Centrella[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

3079[edit]

- At this point in time, the 1st Raventhir Cuirassiers were deployed across Thraxa and Vixen. The 1st was at 85% of full strength.

3085[edit]

  • 3rd Battalion
  • Elements of Cavalier Armor Guard
  • Elements of Cavalier "Mountain Men" Guard

Local Fauna[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Mondra 27.7 Zelmag III 29.0 Gambilon 29.9 Thraxa 31.8
Luxani 37.0 Schmitt 41.8 Marantha 48.9 Durabon 52.8
Kleinwelt 53.5 Palladix 54.6

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 The Periphery (sourcebook), p. 104, "Vixen Planet Profile"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 93, Magistracy of Canopus after Age of War, p. 93, "Magistracy of Canopus after Age of War [2571] and fall of the Star League [2750]"
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  6. 6.0 6.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  7. 7.0 7.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succession War [3025]"
  8. 8.0 8.1 Field Manual: 3085, p. 137, "Magistracy Cavaliers"
  9. Field Manual: SLDF, Inner Sphere - [2764]
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  11. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 35, "Magistracy Armed Forces Deployment Map - 2765"
  12. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 96, "Magistracy of Canopus - [2767] Map"
  13. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  14. 14.0 14.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 96, Magistracy of Canopus after Age of War, p. 96, "Magistracy of Canopus after Third Succession War [3025] and after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  15. Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds League after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  16. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  17. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 3050"
  18. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, "Inner Sphere - 3052"
  19. Objective Raids, p. 46, "Map of Periphery States"
  20. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  21. The Periphery, 2nd Edition, p. 112, "Magistracy of Canopus & Tortuga Dominions"
  22. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  23. Inner Sphere (sourcebook), p. 97, "Near Periphery Kingdoms"
  24. Handbook: House Marik, p. 56, "Free Worlds League after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  25. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]"
  26. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - 3075"
  27. Field Report: Periphery, p. 20, "Magistracy of Canopus Region Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  28. Field Report: FWLM, p. 17, "Free Worlds League Military Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  29. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  30. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  31. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  32. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  33. Field Report: Periphery, p. 10, "Regimental Status"
  34. Handbook: Major Periphery States, pp. 179-180, "Creatures"

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