Coloma

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Coloma
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3151
Coloma nearby systems
Coloma nearby systems
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System Information
X:Y Coordinates 283.383 : -87.36[e]

The Coloma system was home to at least one habitable world or construct and as of 3151 was located in the New Avalon Prefecture of the New Samarkand Military District within the Draconis Combine.[1]

System Description[edit]

The Coloma system is located near the Augusta and Northfield systems.[2][3]

System History[edit]

The Coloma system was colonized during the First Exodus from Terra and had been incorporated into the Federated Suns by the end of the Age of War.[4][5]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

First Succession War[edit]

Coloma was invaded during the second half of the major invasion into the Federated Suns launched by the Draconis Combine in May 2791.[12] In December 2797, First Prince John Davion and his son Joshua Davion were assassinated on Ipava while planning a counteroffensive against the Draconis Combine, even as renegade AFFS forces had begun launching vengeful raids and assaults across the border in retaliation for the genocide being waged against the civilian population of Kentares IV at the direction of Coordinator Jinjiro Kurita. The title of First Prince fell to Paul Davion, who was only nineteen years old and untested, but one of his first acts was to give official approval retrospectively to those spontaneous and uncoordinated attacks that had been launched and proven successful. He not only took some measure of credit for those victories, but he also turned the perception of them away from being instances of poor discipline and instead made them victories for all of the men and women of the Federated Suns. Faced with overextended supply lines, the eruption of spontaneous rebellions across many worlds and failing morale, the DCMS found itself the target of frenzied, vengeful assaults at the hands of AFFS units whose tactics often verged on recklessness. Many of these uncoordinated actions were unsuccessful, but some were notable successes - and during 2798 these spontaneous actions saw Arcadia, Coloma, Saginaw and Strawn all returned to Federated Suns control as the people of the Federated Suns raged against their supposed conquerors.[13]

Map Gallery[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 40 systems (39 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Augusta 11.7 Northfield 12.5 Cahokia 15.4 Delavan 15.6
Saginaw 18.2 Numenor 20.2 Kirklin 20.5 Sodus 22.5
Paulding 25.6 New Avalon 28.9 Leipsic 29.6 Arcadia 29.7
Petrolia 30.0 O'Fallon 30.4 Ipava 30.6 Streator 31.5
Odell 34.4 Huron 35.3 Argyle 35.5 Galax 37.2
Imbrial 39.4 Capac 41.0 Belladonna 42.5 Kestrel 43.2
Torrence 43.9 Willowick 46.7 Manassas 47.4 Strawn 47.5
Saunemin 48.5 Delphos 50.7 Evansville 52.1 Saltural 53.0
Bellevue 53.6 Korvitz 54.7 Steeles 55.2 Maison 55.8
Bogard 56.8 Quimper 57.3 Freisland 57.7 El Dorado 60.1

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Shattered Fortress, p. 103: "Inner Sphere - 3151" (Map)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Era Report: 3145, p. 39: "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI: "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Handbook: House Davion, p. 18: "Federated Suns at their Founding - [2317] Map"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Handbook: House Davion, p. 48: "Federated Suns after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  6. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159: "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  7. Era Report: 2750, p. 37: "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  8. Field Manual: SLDF: "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11: "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  10. Field Report 2765: AFFS, p. 29: "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  11. First Succession War, p. 25: "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  12. 12.0 12.1 First Succession War, p. 44: "Draconis Combine-Federated Suns Front 2786-2796"
  13. 13.0 13.1 First Succession War, p. 89: "The Rise Of Prince Paul"
  14. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54: "Federated Suns after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  15. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122–123: "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  16. First Succession War, p. 113: "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60: "Federated Suns after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  18. House Davion (The Federated Suns): "Federated Suns Map - [3025]"
  19. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70: "Federated Suns after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Davion, p. 72: "Federated Suns after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76: "Federated Suns after War of [3039] - [3040] Map"
  22. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133: "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  23. Era Report: 3052, p. 11: Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  24. Era Report: 3052, p. 23: Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  25. Era Report: 3062, p. 11: Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  26. Handbook: House Davion, p. 78: "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero [3058]"
  27. The Periphery, 2nd Edition, p. 111: "Taurian Concordat and Tortuga Dominions"
  28. Era Report: 3062, p. 29: Inner Sphere - [3063] Map
  29. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82: "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  30. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43: "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  31. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64: "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  32. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21: "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  33. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63: "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  34. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii: "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  35. Era Report: 3145, p. 11: "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  36. Shattered Fortress, p. 31: Coloma not explicitly named but text states that the Combine claimed all worlds between New Avalon and Palmyra Thumb
  37. Shattered Fortress, p. 69
  38. Shattered Fortress, p. 73

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