Zaniah

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Zaniah
Zaniah neighbouring systems
Zaniah neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -102.59 : 7.74[e]
Spectral class A3IV[1]
Planets 3[1]

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

Zaniah
Geophysical
System position 3[1]
Jump point
distance
39 days[1]
Moons None[1]
Surface gravity 0.79[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 45°C[1]
Surface water 39%[1]
Highest native life Fish[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Blair Latisha (Governor)[1]
Kacanku Jemehyl (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Starboro[1]
Population 2,867,000,000[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Though Zaniah has some light commercial industry and is known for its exported civilian vehicles, it is best known for the Mechwarrior sanctuary named St. Marinus House, which is located deep in one of its deserts. MechWarriors retire to this facility after seeing too much of war. Out of respect for the residents, the local population never tells outsiders where the sanctuary is and it is not shown on any maps.[1]

The world itself has four seas that have been extensively expanded into the interior of the continents via irrigation projects. This water is then purified and used in agriculture, for drinking, and other needs. Although this provides for most of the inhabitant's water needs, the world does still import some fresh water. Raids that occur on the world focus on Starboro (the largest city) and Hartzborg (the primary spaceport).[1]

Third Succession War[edit]

In 3025 Zaniah came under attack from Free Worlds League forces, prompting the Commonwealth to deploy the mercenary unit Snord's Irregulars to the planet. During their tour on Zaniah the Irregulars found a destroyed LCAF Archer in crimson colors, with the pilot alive and still inside the 'Mech. The Irregulars rescued the pilot, who was wearing the uniform of a Leutnant, and brought him back to their home base on Clinton for treatment; all that the pilot could remember was that his fist name was Marcos, and that he was a MechWarrior. Notable for his striking resemblance to Thomas Marik, Marcos went on to join the Irregulars under the name Marcos Shake after comprehensive searches of various military databases failed to reveal his identity.[26]

Jihad[edit]

During the Jihad the Word of Blake added Zaniah to their Protectorate, but the planetary government surrendered peacefully to the Lyran Front allied coalition forces on the 25th of December 3077.[42]

Military Deployment[edit]

2786[edit]

2821[edit]

3025[edit]

  • Snord's Irregulars[26]

3038[edit]

3050[edit]

  • Tenth Skye Rangers[53]

3145[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Algorab 13.6 Gacrux 16.3 Vindemiatrix 18.7 Shiloh 19.2
New Kyoto 23.4 Solaris VII 24.6 Rochelle 26.0 Phecda 29.6
Alhena 30.0 Kalidasa 30.9 Carsphairn 31.9 Wing 33.1
Caledonia 34.7 Alcor 35.0 Alchiba 35.3 Chertan 36.3
Aquileia 38.3 Milton 38.5 Gniezno 38.8 Wyatt 38.8
Lamon 39.2 Rahne 39.3 Dubhe 39.9 Alkaid 40.1
Alkes 40.4 Fianna 40.9 Cor Caroli 41.0 Uhuru 41.6
New Hope 41.9 Dieudonné 43.3 Alioth 44.0 Hesperus II 44.2
Catroxx 45.6 Callison 46.0 Laiaka 46.5 Amity 46.7
Pardeau 48.7 Marcus 49.4 Mizar 49.7 Afleir 52.4
Sarpsborg 53.0 Syrma 54.6 Galatea 55.4 Zosma 55.4
Remulac 55.5 Concord 56.6 Bordon 57.0 New Dallas 58.0
Trent 58.2 Seginus 58.6 Haddings 58.8 Savannah 58.9
Adhafera 59.0 Arganda 59.4 Hyde 59.9 Kolobrzeg 60.0

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 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 199, "Zaniah World Profile"
  2. Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League Founding - [2271] Map"
  3. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Lyran Commonwealth Founding - [2341] Map"
  4. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 18, "Rim Worlds Republic after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  5. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  6. Handbook: House Marik, p. 24, "Free Worlds after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  7. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  8. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 25, "Rim Worlds Republic at the Fall of the Star League - [2750] Map"
  9. Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  10. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  11. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  12. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 38, "Rim Worlds Army Deployment Map - [2765]"
  13. Field Report 2765: Lyran Commonwealth, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  14. Field Report 2765: Free Worlds League, p. 25, "Free Worlds League Militia Deployment Map - [2765]"
  15. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 104, "Rim Worlds Republic - [2767] Map"
  16. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Marik, p. 34, "Free Worlds after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  19. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  20. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Marik, p. 38, "Free Worlds after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  23. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. vii, "Lyran Comonwealth Map - [3025]"
  24. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  25. Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  26. 26.0 26.1 26.2 Rhonda's Irregulars, p. 25
  27. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  28. Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  29. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  30. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  31. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  32. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion - [3052] Map"
  33. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  34. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  35. Handbook: House Marik, p. 54, "Free Worlds after Operation Guererro - [3058] Map"
  36. Era Report: 3062, p. 28, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  37. Inner Sphere (sourcebook), p. 75, "Lyran Alliance Map"
  38. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  39. Handbook: House Marik, p. 56, "Free Worlds after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  40. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  41. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  42. 42.0 42.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 58, "The Jihad in Review"
  43. Field Report: Clans, p. 29, "Terran Corridor Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  44. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Alliance Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  45. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  46. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  47. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  48. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  49. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  50. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  51. 51.0 51.1 First Succession War (Source Book), p. 140, "Mercenary Combat Commands - (LCAF)"
  52. Historical: War of 3039, p. 138, "Deployment Table"
  53. 20 Year Update, p. 27, "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"
  54. Field Manual: 3145, p. 170, "Clan Force Deployments - Wolf Empire"

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