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The Balkan system was the location of at least one habitable world and as of 2750 was located in the Virginia Shire region of the Federation of Skye within the Lyran Commonwealth.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Balkan system lies close to the Komephoros and La Blon systems.[1][2]

System History[edit]

The Balkan system was colonized at some point during or shortly before the Age of War, and by the end of that era was a member of the Lyran Commonwealth.[3][4] Balkan vanished from maps during the Third Succession War[5][6] indicating that the system had either been abandoned or depopulated.

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Succession Wars[edit]

During the darkest days of the Second Succession War the Lyran Commonwealth was losing worlds steadily to both the Draconis Combine and the Free Worlds League, and the Lyran Commonwealth Armed Forces neared the point of collapse, particularly in the 2860s and 2870s. As the 2870s drew to a close the LCAF regained some of its confidence and launched a number of attempts to recapture some of the worlds that had been lost to the Commonwealth's neighbors, but still couldn't keep pace with the rate at which worlds were being captured. The Combine continued to push towards the important world of Skye, and by 2884 Balkan had been captured along with the worlds of Kessel, Port Moseby, Ryde, Skondia and Vega and the Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery was on the verge of being able to threaten Skye directly.[17]

Notes[edit]

Balkan is referred to as Balken in House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth);[17] the correct spelling was confirmed in Handbook: House Steiner.[5]


Map Gallery[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 56 systems (56 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Komephoros 7.1 La Blon 12.2 Alrakis 13.3 Ryde 14.2
Marfik 14.8 Kimball 15.0 Konstance 17.0 Kessel 19.8
Unukalhai 20.3 Dromini 22.3 Alphecca 26.9 Baxter 27.7
Skondia 29.5 Izar 29.8 Carnwath 30.3 Eltanin 34.1
Sabik 34.5 New Wessex 35.0 Yed Posterior 35.9 Vega 36.3
Nai-Stohl 36.6 Corridan 36.8 Atria 37.4 Kaus Australis 38.6
Freedom 38.8 Alexandria 39.7 Alkalurops 40.0 Kaus Media 40.9
Skye 41.4 Nusakan 41.8 Kochab 42.0 Zebebelgenubi 42.2
Cebalrai 42.2 Ko 43.7 Moore 43.9 Kannon 44.6
Lone Star 44.6 Glengarry 44.7 Zebeneschamali 45.3 Kaus Borealis 45.7
Gamma Sagittarius 47.3 Lyons 47.3 Yed Prior 48.7 Eaglesham 49.6
Phalan 51.0 Syrma 52.3 Lambrecht 53.8 Seginus 54.3
Ascella 54.8 Galatea 55.1 Eaton 55.4 Shionoha 56.3
Auldhouse 57.1 Dyev 58.7 Kuzuu 58.8 Imbros 59.5

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 25, "Rim Worlds Republic At the Fall of the Star League [2750]"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Lyran Commonwealth Founding - [2341] Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 18, "Rim Worlds Republic after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  6. 6.0 6.1 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War [3025]"
  7. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine - [2319] Map"
  8. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  9. Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns After Age of War - [2571] Map"
  10. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  11. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  12. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  13. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  15. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 53, "Draconis Combine after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. 68, "Hanging On"
  18. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), "Lyran Commonwealth Map - [3025]"
  19. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  20. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  24. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  25. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  26. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  27. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion - [3052] Map"
  28. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  29. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  30. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  31. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  32. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  33. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  34. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  35. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  36. Field Report: LAAF, p. 21, "Lyran Alliance Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  37. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  38. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  39. Field Manual: 3085, p. 126, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  40. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  41. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"

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