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Xhosa VII

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

Xhosa VII
Xhosa VII neighbouring systems
Xhosa VII neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 173.96 : 14.42[e]

The Xhosa system is home to at least one inhabited world or construct, and as at 3145 is located in the Proserpina Prefecture of the Benjamin Military District within the Draconis Combine.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Xhosa VII system is located near the Clovis and Raman systems.[1][2]

Apocryphal Content Starts

The information after this notice comes from apocryphal sources; the canonicity of such information is uncertain.
Please view the reference page for information regarding their canonicity.

The database of the (apocryphal) 1989 video game MechWarrior, set around the year 3025, gives a population of 2.975 billion for Xhosa VII and describes the environment as "tropical" (out of only three broad impressions of planetary environments given in the game, these being "desert", "ice", or "tropical"). The description one-liner reads "Aerospace industry somewhat depressed by war."

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System History[edit]

The Xhosa VII system was colonized by the Federated Suns during the Age of War.[3][4]

Political Affiliation[edit]


Planetary History[edit]

First Succession War[edit]

Xhosa VII was invaded during the first half of the major invasion into the Federated Suns launched by the Draconis Combine in May 2787.[14]

The Jihad[edit]

Having been subject to a number of deep raids across several worlds by Federated Suns commandos and Draconis March forces seeking POWs from the FedCom Civil War in early August 3068[48], the Draconis Combine retaliated by launching a series of raids and attacks against Federated Suns worlds. The retaliatory attacks took place in the second week of September, and Xhosa VII was one of the worlds captured by Combine forces.[40]

Military Deployment[edit]

2765[edit]

2786[edit]

  • Thirteenth Avalon Hussars[50]

2821[edit]

3038[edit]

3050[edit]

  • Davion Light Guards RCT[52]

3085[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Clovis 12.9 Raman 13.4 Klathandu IV 17.1 Alnadal 17.6
Olancha 21.9 Proserpina 25.3 Doneval II 25.4 Exeter 26.7
Scheat 27.9 Tallassee 29.1 Dobson 32.4 Breed 33.1
Le Blanc 33.3 David 34.2 Kentares IV 36.9 Paris 37.5
Chota 38.5 Klamriz V 39.3 Johnsondale 39.7 Cartago 42.0
Matar 43.5 Avawatz 44.8 New Mendham 45.2 Layover 45.7
Sadalbari 46.0 Tripoli 46.2 Homam 46.5 Rosamond 48.2
Waycross 49.6 Elbar 52.3 Mara 52.5 Cussar 52.4
Rochester 54.1 Barstow 55.4 New Ivaarsen 56.6 Marduk 57.0
Royal 57.1 Lucerne 57.9 Logandale 59.0

Notes[edit]

Xhosa VII is mentioned in the writeup for the Blackjack in both the Technical Readout: 3025 and Technical Readout: 3039, where it is described as an ice world. Within the (apocryphal) MechWarrior (1989 Video Game) its climate is described as "tropical", which seems to be in error given the (fully canonical) Technical Readouts which were published in 1986 and 2009, respectively, i.e. both before and after.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Handbook: House Davion, p. 18, "Federated Suns Map at their founding - [2317] Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  5. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding" - [2319] Map
  6. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  7. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596]" Map
  8. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  9. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  11. Field Report 2765: Federated Suns, p. 29, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  12. Field Report 2765: Draconis Combine, p. 25, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [2765]"
  13. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  14. 14.0 14.1 First Succession War, p. 44, "Draconis Combine-Federated Suns Front 2786-2796"
  15. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succesion War - [2822] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  17. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  18. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  19. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succesion War - [2864] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 53, "Draconis Combine after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  21. 21.0 21.1 House Kurita (The Draconis Combine) p. 84, "Xhosa VII"
  22. House Davion (The Federated Suns), "Federated Suns - [3025] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succesion War - [3025] Map"
  24. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  25. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  26. Handbook: House Davion, p. 71, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War - [3030] Map"
  27. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  28. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  29. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of 3039 Map"
  30. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  31. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  32. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  33. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  34. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  35. ">Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  36. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere - [3063] Map
  37. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  38. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  39. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  40. 40.0 40.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 46, "The Jihad In Review"
  41. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  42. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Armed Forces of the Federated Suns Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  43. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  44. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  45. Field Manual: 3085, p. Vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  46. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  47. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  48. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 45, "The Jihad In Review"
  49. Field Report 2765: Federated Suns, p. 10, "Avalon Hussars - Regimental Status"
  50. 50.0 50.1 First Succession War (Source Book), p. 134, "First Succession War Deployment Table - AFFS"
  51. Historical: War of 3039, p. 136, "Deployment Table"
  52. 20 Year Update, p. 19, "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"
  53. Field Manual: 3085, p. 160, "Deployment Table - 3085"

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