Furillo

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Furillo[edit]

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

Furillo
Furillo nearby systems (3151)
Furillo nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -137.266 : 78.255[e]
Spectral class K3V[1][2]
Recharge time 194 hours[1][2]
Recharge station(s) Zenith, Nadir[1][2]

The Furillo system was the location of at least one inhabited world, Furillo II, and as at 3145 was located in the Donegal Province of the Lyran Commonwealth.[3][4]

System Description[edit]

The Furillo system is located near the Bjornlunda and Izar systems[3][4] and consists of a class K3V primary orbited by at least two planets. During the thirty-first century recharge stations were in place at both system jump points.[1][2]

System History[edit]

The Furillo system was colonized during the First Exodus from Terra.[5]

Furillo II[edit]

Furillo
Planetary flag of Furillo
Planetary flag of Furillo
Geophysical
System position 2nd[1][2]
Jump point
distance
4.62 days[1][2]
Moons None[1][2]
Surface gravity 1.12[1][2]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1][2]
Equatorial temperature 36°C (Warm-Temperate)[1][2]
Surface water 81%[1][2]
Highest native life Mammals[1][2]
Reference Year 3067[1] - 3079[2]
Infrastructure
Ruler Duke Caesar Steiner (3067)[1]
Capital Telesian[2]
Population 4,511,000,000 (3067)[1]
4,618,000,000 (3079)[2]
Socio-Industrial Levels A-A-B-A-C[1][2]
HPG (Representative) B[1][2]

Furillo II - more commonly known simply as Furillo - is home to a number of significant industries and was a provincial capital within the Lyran state for the majority of its history.[1][2]

Planetary History[edit]

Early History[edit]

Furillo was found to have an ecosystem ideally suited to supporting human life, and as a result was easily colonized; the vast mineral resources found on the planet quickly made it a prosperous world. The Steiner family became sole rulers of the world during their rise to power in the late 24th century.[1] As the Commonwealth grew during the Age of War, the three founding powers were divided into smaller administrative regions. At the dawn of the Star League, Furillo was capital of the Furillo Province, one of four provinces in the Protectorate of Donegal<refname=HBS25/> .

First Succession War[edit]

Despite serious fighting on neighboring worlds such as Hesperus II and Bella I, Furillo would avoid being the target of major campaigns during the conflict. Its namesake, the Commonwealth-class Light Cruiser LCS Furillo would ironically be in a far more prominent position due to her role in the opening campaign of the First Succession War, Operation ELBOW JOINT. [6]

Second Succession War[edit]

Furillo was among the targets of a Draconis Combine deep raid campaign in February 2830. The strikes, known as KUROI KAZE, struck deep inside the border at worlds considered to be safely within the Protectorate of Donegal. House Kurita's attacks incensed Archon Marcus Steiner, who declared war on the Combine the following month. [7]. Furillo would also be attacked by FWLM forces in 2846, as House Marik attempted to reverse its costly losses during the ComStar War. [8]

After the death of Archon Claudius Steiner in 2849, the Estates General established the Triumvirate Regency to run the state until his daughter Elizabeth Steiner came of age. Furillo's representative, Henry DeCalidore, was the Speaker of the Assembly at the time and served to represent the interests of the Commonwealth's government within the regency. DeCalidore would propose taking the LCS Invincible out of mothballs to save Hesperus II from falling to the Draconis Combine. The success of the operation may have saved the Lyran Commonwealth, but it only exacerbated the Speaker's tendency to self-aggrandize. [9]

Following Elizabeth's assumption of the Archonship in 2859, she dissolved the regency and moved to keep her regents from exercising further power. The Archon appointed DeCalidore to command of a new regiment, the 23rd Lyran Regulars. The former Speaker for the Estates General died the following year, defending Sakhalin from DCMS raiders.[10]

Third Succession War[edit]

At some point during this conflict, the Lyran Commonwealth would move the provincial capital from Furillo to Bolan. [11]

Archon Alessandro Steiner was born in Kelestra City on Furillo in 2957 and would go into exile there following Katrina Steiner taking the throne. The planetary Duchess, Iris Steiner became a frequent visitor to Alessandro's home, and though she visited partly to keep an eye on him, the two struck up a warm friendship. [12] Decades later it would lead the LAAF to suspect both Iris and the Furillo BPM of ties to Alessandro's successor, Robert Kelswa-Steiner. [13]

FedCom Civil War[edit]

Furillo was one of the most valuable family holdings by the time of the FedCom Civil War. The inhabitants of Furillo tended to be more liberal than most of their fellows in the Bolan Province, but were wholehearted supporters of House Steiner and vehemently opposed any attempt at reconciliation with the Free Worlds League. Should a reconciliation have proven possible any opposition from Furillo's inhabitants would likely have been limited to grumblings among themselves, as their loyalty to the Steiners was a more vehemently held belief than their hatred of the League.[1]

In addition to being home to a number of major military manufacturers, a host of heavy industries on Furillo also produced everything from small arms and IndustrialMech parts to civilian transportation and personal entertainment systems. These products were then shipped to many worlds in the Commonwealth.[1]

Jihad[edit]

After over 30 years of rule, Iris Steiner died in 3067. Her son, General Caesar Steiner, was assassinated the following year by an unknown agent, suspected to be Blakists. [14] The fall of Hesperus II and Tharkad to the Blakists forced the Furillo branch of Defiance Industries to take the lead for the manufacturer until those worlds were recaptured. [15] Word of Blake forces raided Furillo in 3074, with battle armor infiltrating the facility and only being destroyed through sheer luck on the part of Thomas Hogarth. [16]

Dark Age[edit]

Lockheed/CBM added a pressurized shipyard in orbit in 3128, which produced small DropShips for the LCAF. Though it was right on the border with the Wolf Empire, the world was still considered secure enough to expand industry on-planet. The attacks on Hesperus II also forced Defiance to invest in expanding the lines on nearby Furillo to make up for the shortfall. The massive rate of expansion was projected to leave Furillo outproducing Hesperus II by the mid-3150s. [17]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

3025[edit]

3067[edit]

3085[edit]

Military Deployment[edit]

2764[edit]

3025[edit]

3028[edit]

  • Thirteenth Donegal Guards[48]

3038[edit]

3050[edit]

3054[edit]

3061[edit]

3067[edit]

3079[edit]

- In 3079 the Furillo BPM was operating at 60% of full strength, with 80% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology.

3085[edit]

3145[edit]

Geography[edit]

Furillo has two continents named Dereka and Wilda.[2] Furillo has a wealth of natural resources and was ideally suited for colonization by humans when discovered.[1] Furillo's climate is similar to Terra's but with season opposite to Terra's Northern hemisphere.

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Mont Vert Mountain Range.[58]
    • Jasser Pass.[58]
    • Snohomish Springs: the location of the Defiance Industries plant on Dereka.[2]
  • Nashville: the location of the Nashan Diversified factories on Dereka.[2]
  • Telesian: the planetary capital city, located on Wilda.[2]
  • Telesian Heights: the location of the Lockheed/CBM facilities on Wilda.[2]
  • Kelestra City: the birthplace of Alessandro Steiner, and to where he retired after being deposed.


Industrial Centers[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 36 systems (34 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Bjornlunda 16.2 Ciotat 17.8 Canonbie 18.9 Jaumegarde 20.2
Trent 20.9 Halmyre Deans 22.9 Eidsfoss 25.3 Enkoping 25.4
Turinge 29.8 Svinngarn 33.0 Laurieston 34.3 Hesperus 34.4
Colinas 35.9 Clinton 37.6 Mesa Verde 38.3 Gladius 41.9
Whittington 41.9 Chaffee 42.1 Laiaka 43.8 Caledonia 44.2
Chukchi 45.1 Lamon 45.2 Arganda 45.6 Nekkar 47.3
Sarpsborg 47.6 Aristotle 48.1 Callisto 49.5 Veckholm 50.4
Alkaid 53.3 Carsphairn 56.8 Aur 56.9 Seginus 57.0
Fianna 57.8 Edasich 58.9 Soilihull 60.2 Glengarry 60.5

References[edit]

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