Vulture's Nest

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Vulture's Nest
System information
X:Y Coordinates -241.63 : 416.97[e]

The Vulture's Nest system was home to at least one habitable world or construct and as at 2822 was located in the Coventry Province of the Protectorate of Donegal within the Lyran Commonwealth.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Vulture's Nest system is located near the Ambrose and Awyron systems.[3][4]

System History[edit]

The Vulture's Nest system was settled at some point during or prior to the Age of War and by the end of the Age of War was a part of the Apollo Province of the Rim Worlds Republic.[5][3] Vulture's Nest vanished from maps during the Second Succession War,[1][2][6] indicating that the system had been abandoned, depopulated, or rendered too insignificant to merit further recording on maps.

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Reunificcation War[edit]

Civil war erupted in the Rim Worlds Republic in 2575, with the factions polarised around those loyal to First Consul Gregory Amaris and those loyal to the Rift Republican Army and the Rim Provisional Government.[36]

The Star League eventually decided to intervene in the civil war in support of Gregory Amaris, and in 2579 assembled Task Force MAILED FIST to help secure Amaris' control over the Rim Worlds Republic. A multinational force headed by the Star League Defense Force, Task Force MAILED FIST was responsible for executing Operation MAILED FIST, the name given to the military intervention. The first wave of attacks focused on securing significant worlds near Apollo,[37] until a destructive raid on Alarion by the Fourth Amaris Fusiliers in retaliation prompted the SLDF to alter its initial strategy for the campaign, the focus shifted to reducing Rim Worlds Army concentrations throughout the Republic and the capture of key worlds.[38]

In late 2584 the SLDF changed tactics again; a number of major RWA units had been destroyed or captured, and the focus for the campaign shifted to capturing worlds of strategic importance, but the campaign was slowed by the greatly increased resistance offered by the RWA and local civilian populations, prompted by atrocities performed by the Draconis Auxiliary Corps when they captured Nightwish in mid-2584.[39]

General Nathan Isaacson assigned a division from IV Corps, the Eleventh Royal Division, to the conquest of Vulture's Nest in 2596, the only major combat operation that year other than the campaign for Apollo itself. The Star League forces successfully took control of Vulture's Nest, defeating the local militia forces, and remained in place until the end of combat operations later that year.[40]

Succession Wars[edit]

Vulture's Nest was conquered by the Lyran Commonwealth during the 2773-2775 Republic-Commonwealth War[13] and vanished from maps during the Second Succession War.[13][1][2][6]

Military Deployment[edit]

2596[edit]

2765[edit]

2821[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Ambrose 18.7 Awyron 24.1 Newtown Square 27.3 Kola 32.8
Ylemelke 35.5 Montsegur 35.7 Barcelona 37.2 Illium 40.8
Herbania 42.1 Kolovraty 44.7 Mogyorod 48.5 Vargtass 50.7
Pangkalan 52.5 Gwynedd 54.9 Hood IV 54.9 Bone-Norman 56.8
Annunziata 58.2 Svalstad 58.6

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 25, "Rim Worlds Republic At the Fall of the Star League - [2750] Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 18, "Rim Worlds Republic after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War - [2822] Map"
  7. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  8. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  10. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 38, "Rim Worlds Army Deployment Map - [2765]"
  11. Field Report 2765: Lyran Commonwealth, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  12. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 104, "Rim Worlds Republic - [2767] Map"
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 37, "The Republic-Commonwealth War"
  14. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  15. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  19. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - [3040]"
  20. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, Inner Sphere [3050] Map
  21. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion - [3052] Map"
  22. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, Inner Sphere [3052] Map
  23. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  24. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  25. Inner Sphere (sourcebook), p. 75, "Lyran Alliance Map"
  26. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Nao"
  27. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  28. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  29. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Alliance Armed Forces Deployment Table - [August 3079]"
  30. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  31. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  32. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  33. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  34. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  35. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  36. Historical: Reunification War, p. 130, "The Spark"
  37. Historical: Reunification War, p. 132, "Case Apollo"
  38. Historical: Reunification War, p. 133, "Island Hopping (2582 - November 2590)"
  39. Historical: Reunification War, p. 134, "Arlina to Viborg (December 2584 - September 2588)"
  40. 40.0 40.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 153, "Rim Worlds Republic Front (2588-2596)"
  41. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 20, "Amaris Regulars - Divisional Status"
  42. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 139, "First Succession War Deployment Table - LCAF"

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