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Hellgate nearby systems (3151)
|X:Y Coordinates||40.343 : 1843.328[e]|
- 2571 - Unknown Planet
- 2750 - Unknown Planet
- 2821 - Unknown Planet
- 2897 - Clan Snow Raven
- 2899 - Clan Steel Viper
- 3025 - Clan Steel Viper
- 3030 - Clan Steel Viper
- 3040 - Clan Steel Viper
- 3052 - Clan Snow Raven - 100%
- 3057 - Clan Snow Raven - 100%
- 3062 - Clan Snow Raven - 100%
- 3067 - Clan Snow Raven - 100%
- 3075 - Clan Cloud Cobra - 100%
- 3085 - Clan Cloud Cobra - 100%
|History and Culture|
|Government and Infrastructure|
- Surface Water: 20%
- Atmosphere: Standard (Tainted with Sulfur)
- Surface Gravity: 0.7g
- Equatorial Temperature: 40 °C
- Highest Native Life: Plants
Era Specific Data
- Political Control: Clan Snow Raven (100%)
- Population: 250,000
Garrisoning Military Force
- Snow Raven Assault Star
- 4th Raven Regulars
- 7th Raven Garrison Cluster
- 8th Raven Garrison Cluster
- Epsilon Solahma Cluster
Hellgate is a planet located in the Kerensky Cluster, known for the harsh conditions on the planet's surface. However, it is situated along JumpShip routes within the Kerensky Cluster, and boasts large germanium deposits.
Life can only exist on Hellgate within huge, translucent domes that cover most major installations.
The planet was an important enclave of Clan Snow Raven until Clan Steel Viper conducted a number of aggressive Trials of Possession starting in 2897, which ultimately led to the seizure and control of the entire planet by the Vipers in 2899.
In the year after the death of ilKhan Leo Showers, Clan Jade Falcon traded their foothold on the planet to Clan Steel Viper, in exchange for fleet assets to the Snow Ravens. The deal provoked protest within the Raven touman and both Raven khans had to defend their positions multiple times.
Even when the deal was struck down by the Ravens because the Jade Falcon khan Elias Crichell was not releasing Nerran McKenna to fulfill his obligation to his house and so attempted to meddle in another Clan's internal affairs, and "offering" so a good reason to do that to end the Ravens internal struggle, and two following Falcon raids, the Ravens retained the world.
Post-Wars of Reaving
Hellgate remained the holding of Clan Cloud Cobra after the cessation of the Wars of Reaving. Sometime after 3075, the Bandit Pierce, a former leader with the Clan Coyote Scientist Caste and the Society, began reaching out to former colleagues to restart his smuggling operations. While Pierce had been involved in major trafficking across five systems, most of his operations trafficking in human body parts and blood samples (taken from Blood chapels) were destroyed during the Wars of Reaving. Arriving aboard a Hunter-class JumpShip in 3077, Pierce established a new cell of about 15 members. The cell was discovered by the Clan Cloud Cobra Watch late in 3079. After being tortured for three days for more information, Pierce died of his injuries.
|Closest 20 systems (9 within 60 light-years)|
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
- The Clans: Warriors of Kerensky, p. 113: "Planetary data for Hellgate in 3062"
- Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 119: "Clan Snow Raven: Absolute Power (2825-2976)"
- Clan Homeworlds 3052 Poster (Kickstarter)
- Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 121: "Bird of Prey (3048-3058)": Jade Falcon exchanges Hellgate for use of Raven's WarShip and other fleet services
- The Clans: Warriors of Kerensky, p. 114: "Political Balance Table": Table for 3062, show planet 100% under control of Snow Ravens
- Field Manual: Updates, p. 39: "Clan Political Balance Table"
- The Wars of Reaving, p. 228: "Political Balance Table, 3067"
- The Wars of Reaving, p. 248: "Political Balance Table, 3075"
- The Wars of Reaving, p. 249: "Political Balance Table, 3085"
- Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 165: "Warden Clans Deployment Table"
- The Clans: Warriors of Kerensky, p. 31: "The Secret History of the Clans/Comparative Timeline": 2897 - Steel Vipers begin three years of Trial of Possession for Raven's world of Hellgate and succeed
- Field Manual: Crusader Clans, p. 92: "Clan Jade Falcon/Taking Wing: Operation Revival and Beyond (3048-3057)": Vipers took advantage of Falcon's bulk of Falcon forces being in Inner Sphere and took planet
- Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 121: "Bird of Prey (3048-3058)": Hellgate deal that brought the planet back to 100% control of Clan Snow Raven
- The Wars of Reaving Supplemental, p. 4: "Pierce"