Biota

Biota
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3151
Biota nearby systems
Biota nearby systems
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates −44.735 : 271.632[e]

The Biota system was home to at least one habitable world or construct and as of 3151 was located in the Clan Hell's Horses Occupation Zone.[1]

System Description[edit]

The Biota system was located near the Cusset and Rastaban systems.[2][3]

System History[edit]

Biota was settled by the Lyran Commonwealth during the Star League era at some point after the end of the Reunification War.[4][5]

Political Affiliation[edit]


Planetary History[edit]

Clan Invasion[edit]

In February 3052 Biota was conquered by Clan Wolf as part of the Fifth Wave of Operation REVIVAL. The planet had previously been ignored by Clan Wolf since it was of no strategic importance to their campaign, but when neither Clan Jade Falcon nor Clan Steel Viper expressed much interest in acquiring the planet the Wolves made their play for it. Rather than commit ground forces to its conquest Clan Wolf decided to negotiate for the planet's surrender, and Star Commodore Nihsen of the Wolves' Bravo Naval Reserve Star succeeded in getting the planetary government to cede control of Biota to them and disarm their meager militia forces.[29]

Jihad[edit]

In early March 3069 Clan Wolf took advantage of the Clan Jade Falcon attacks on the Lyran Alliance to launch their own attacks on several Falcon-held worlds. Biota was one of the worlds the wolves conquered in the first two weeks of March.[20] By the end of the Jihad the world had returned to Falcon control.[23]

Dark Age[edit]

Biota was retaken by Clan Wolf at some point prior to the Blackout and held by the Wolves until they abandoned their occupation zone in early 3137. The Jade Falcon once again took the planet in the aftermath.[25][2]

In June 3147 Biota was one of three Jade Falcon worlds attacked by the Hell's Horses during Operation NOYAN. The planet was successfully taken and incorporated into the Hell's Horses Occupation Zone.[27]

Military Deployment[edit]

3079[edit]

3085[edit]

3145[edit]

Map Gallery[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 48 systems (46 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Cusset 13.0 Rastaban 14.2 Perrot 14.2 Wheel 15.7
Montmarault 16.8 Maestu 19.7 Bessarabia 19.8 Suk 21.9
La Grave 25.4 Hyperion 25.9 Domain 26.4 Volders 28.9
Thun 29.4 Benfled 30.2 Laurent 31.3 Kobe 31.3
Hainfeld 31.4 Karston 34.8 Colmar 35.0 Galuzzo 35.8
Orkney 36.9 Weingarten 38.3 Dompaire 41.3 Thannhausen 41.5
Quarell 41.5 Sevren 41.6 Carse 43.6 Sudeten 43.8
Ballynure 45.2 Crimond 47.4 Heiligendreuz 48.5 Koniz 49.3
Moritz 49.4 Tomans 49.8 Skokie 51.0 Satalice 51.8
Tamar 52.2 Vulcan 53.6 Blair Atholl 54.0 Pandora 54.2
Jabuka 54.7 Shardayne 55.1 Diosd 59.0 Rasalgethi 59.5
Lamar 59.7 Dustball 60.0 Gunzburg 60.1 Graceland 61.5

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Shattered Fortress, p. 103: "Inner Sphere - 3151" (Map)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 39: "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI: "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 159: "Inner Sphere Map [2596]"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Era Report: 2750, p. 37: "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  6. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25: "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War [2571]"
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11: "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  8. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36: "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War [2822]"
  9. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40: "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War [2822]"
  10. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), foldout: "Lyran Commonwealth - Map"
  11. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 132: "District and Prefecture Boundaries of Kurita Space"
  12. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56: "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  13. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59: "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 39 [3040]"
  14. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133: "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  15. Era Report: 3052, p. 11: "Inner Sphere - 3050"
  16. Era Report: 3052, p. 23: "Inner Sphere - 3052"
  17. Era Report: 3062, p. 11: "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  18. Era Report: 3062, p. 29: "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  19. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70: "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 46: "The Jihad in Review"
  21. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65: "Inner Sphere - 3075"
  22. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19: "Lyran Alliance Deployment Table [3079]"
  23. 23.0 23.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63: "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  24. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii: "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  25. 25.0 25.1 Era Digest: Dark Age, p. 12: "Map of the Inner Sphere 3130"
  26. Era Report: 3145, p. 11: "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  27. 27.0 27.1 Shattered Fortress, p. 44: "The Silence of the Clans"
  28. Tamar Rising, poster map
  29. Wolf Clan Sourcebook, p. 68
  30. Field Report: Clans, p. 15: "Clan Jade Falcon Deployment Status"
  31. Field Manual: 3085, p. 125: "Deployment Table - 3085"
  32. Field Manual: 3145, p. 169: "Rho Galaxy"

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