Ferris (OC)

Ferris
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3151
Ferris nearby systems
Ferris nearby systems
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System Information
X:Y Coordinates −55.349 : 506.28[e]

The Ferris system was home to at least one habitable world and as of 3145 was located in the Periphery region known as The Barrens.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Ferris system is located near The Rock and the Taran's World system.[1][2]

System History[edit]

The Ferris system was either colonized during the Succession Wars or was an already-inhabited system that became significant enough to be recorded on maps by Inner Sphere nations at some point during this era.[3][4][5]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Operation REVIVAL[edit]

At the start of the Clan Invasion in August 3049 Ferris came under attack by Clan Wolf. The defending Ferris Guards, two BattleMech lances and a regiment of mechanized infantry, fought against the 328th Assault Cluster of Alpha Galaxy at the Canbridge Wells. While the Ferris 'Mechs were quickly destroyed, their infantry scattered into the Gosin Downs and used their knowledge of the terrain to continue resisting for a week.[28]

Dark Age[edit]

In 3082 the population was tired of being ignored by Clan Hell's Horses and demanded more attention. The planet's population rioted and nearly killed every member of the Epsilon Galaxy Command unit. In response, the Hell's Horses withdrew from the world, leaving it to starve.[29] The citizens of Ferris rebelled against the Horses in 3083. Four years later, it became the capital world of the Ferris Collective, a group of Periphery systems that had been abandoned by the Horses.[30] They were quickly enmeshed in a need to colonize the Elysian Fields, a group of nearby systems. This stretched their resources to the breaking point and put a serious strain on the Ferris system.[31] By 3130 Ferris had become a part of the region known as The Barrens.[5][19]

Military Deployment[edit]

3049[edit]

3079[edit]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Canbridge Wells: The site of a major battle during Operation REVIVAL.[28]
  • Gosin Downs: The site of a major battle during Operation REVIVAL.[28]

Map Gallery[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 20 systems (13 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Taran's World 4.6 The Rock 27.4 Manaringaine 27.6 Elissa 28.4
Paulus Prime 31.6 Ichmandu 33.3 Drask's Den 35.6 Blackbone 38.4
Gustrell 41.3 Crellacor 45.7 Skiland 48.5 Sigurd 55.3
Dirkel 57.1 Butte Hold 63.2 Placida 64.2 Oberon 65.1
Beowulf 68.8 Iron Land 69.2 Blackstone 76.0 Star's End 79.3

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 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122–123: "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 First Succession War, pp. 112–113: "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 The Periphery, First Edition, pp. 156–157: "Maps of the Periphery"
  6. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 18: "Rim Worlds Republic after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  7. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 25: "Rim Worlds Republic At the Fall of the Star League - [2750] Map"
  8. Era Report: 2750, p. 36: "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10: "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  10. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 38: "Rim Worlds Army Deployment Map - [2765]"
  11. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 104: "Rim Worlds Republic - [2767] Map"
  12. First Succession War, pp. 24–25: "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  13. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56: "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  14. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133: "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  15. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133: "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  16. Era Report: 3052, p. 11: "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  17. Era Report: 3052, p. 23: "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  18. Era Report: 3062, p. 11: "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  19. 19.0 19.1 The Periphery, 2nd Edition, p. 115: "Greater Valkyrate, Oberon Confederation & Elysian Fields"
  20. Era Report: 3062, p. 29: "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  21. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43: "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  22. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65: "Inner Sphere [3075] Map"
  23. Field Report: Clans, p. 27: "Clan Wolf/Clan Hell's Horses Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  24. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63: "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  25. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii: "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  26. 26.0 26.1 Interstellar Expeditions: Interstellar Players 3, p. 44: "Republic of the Barrens"
  27. Era Report: 3145, p. 11: "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  28. 28.0 28.1 28.2 28.3 Wolf Clan Sourcebook, p. 56: "Wolf Clan Occupation Zone - The Periphery - Ferris"
  29. Field Manual: 3085, p. 116
  30. Interstellar Expeditions: Interstellar Players 3, p. 43
  31. Interstellar Expeditions: Interstellar Players 3, p. 44
  32. Field Report: Clans, p. 13: "Clan Hell's Horses Deployment Status"

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