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

Here
Here nearby systems (3151)
Here nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -150.168 : 444.822[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Reunification War[edit]

By the end of the Age of War Here was a member of the Apollo Province of the Rim Worlds Republic.[2] Civil war erupted in the Rim Worlds Republic in 2575, with the factions polarized around those loyal to First Consul Gregory Amaris and those loyal to the Rift Republican Army and the Rim Provisional Government.[42]

The Star League eventually decided to intervene in the civil war in support of Gregory Amaris, and in 2579 assembled Task Force MAILED FIST to help secure Amaris' control over the Rim Worlds Republic. A multinational force headed by the Star League Defense Force, Task Force MAILED FIST was responsible for executing Operation MAILED FIST, the name given to the military intervention. The first wave of attacks focused on securing significant worlds near Apollo,[43] until a destructive raid on Alarion by the 4th Amaris Fusiliers in retaliation prompted the SLDF to alter its initial strategy for the campaign, the focus shifted to reducing Rim Worlds Army concentrations throughout the Republic and the capture of key worlds.[44]

In late 2584 the SLDF changed tactics again; a number of major RWA units had been destroyed or captured, and the focus for the campaign shifted to capturing worlds of strategic importance, but the campaign was slowed by the greatly increased resistance offered by the RWA and local civilian populations, prompted by atrocities performed by the Draconis Auxiliary Corps when they captured Nightwish in mid-2584.[45]

General Nathan Isaacson assigned a division from IV Corps, the Eleventh Royal Division, to the conquest of Here in late 2591 or early 2592. The Star League forces successfully took control of Here,[46] defeating the local militia forces, and remained in place as the local garrison until the Eleventh was redeployed for the invasion of Lackhove in 2593.[47]

Star League Era[edit]

Here was conquered by the Lyran Commonwealth during the 2773-2775 Republic-Commonwealth War.[12]

Clan Invasion of 3050[edit]

In March 3050, elements of Clan Jade Falcon's Turkina Keshik and 3rd Falcon Talon Cluster invaded Here. The planet was defended by the Federated Commonwealth's 8th Arcturan Guards RCT and the Here Militia. Despite the FedCom forces outnumbering the invading Falcons, the Clan warriors used their skills to effect in the city fighting in Cameron City and rolled over the RCT. Falling back out of the city, the FedCom survivors make a hasty last stand in the capital city of Struggle, where during the brutal fighting the 8th Arcturan's lost their commanding officer and retreated from the planet. The militia survivors used their knowledge of the planetary catacombs to begin their own guerrilla campaign against occupiers.[24]

Jihad[edit]

Here was invaded by the Clans for a second time in October 3071, when forces from Clan Ice Hellion captured the world from the Falcons.[32][33] The Ice Hellions were only able to hold Here for a few weeks, however; forces from Clan Hell's Horses assaulted Here in December, part of a series of strikes that shattered the Ice Hellion invasion into the Inner Sphere.

Notable Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Cameron City - Modest city found in Cameron Valley, was site of battle between FedCom forces and invading Jade Falcons.
  • Struggle - Capital City of Here.
  • Planetary Catacombs - Here was noted for having catacombs that extensive enough for invasion era FedCom troops wage war against the Falcons after their initial invasion.

Military Deployment[edit]

2592[edit]

2821[edit]

3025[edit]

3028[edit]

  • Eighth Arcturan Guards[50]

3038[edit]

  • Eighth Arcturan Guards[51]

3050[edit]

3085[edit]

3145[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 28 systems (28 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Lackhove 16.1 Anywhere 19.2 Zertarum 21.2 Somerset 21.3
Bensinger 21.4 Apollo 24.0 Last Chance 33.7 Erewhon 35.7
Gotterdammerung 36.0 Toland 36.9 Wotan 37.3 New Ålborg 38.0
Blackstone 38.9 Bone-Norman 40.4 Golandrinas 45.4 Renren 46.5
Botany Bay 47.2 Oberon 48.1 Cryfder 49.2 Steelton 49.8
Butte Hold 52.4 Derf 53.7 Treeline 55.2 Placida 56.3
Illium 57.5 Sigurd 58.0 Persistence 58.4 Black Earth 59.4

References[edit]

  1. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Lyran Commonwealth Founding - [2341] Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 18, "Rim Worlds Republic after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  3. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  4. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  5. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 25, "Rim Worlds Republic at the Fall of the Star League - [2750] Map"
  6. Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  7. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  8. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  9. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 38, "Rim Worlds Army Deployment Map - [2765]"
  10. Field Report 2765: Lyran Commonwealth, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  11. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 104, "Rim Worlds Republic - [2767] Map"
  12. 12.0 12.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 37, "The Republic-Commonwealth War"
  13. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  15. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  16. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  18. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. vii, "Lyran Commonwealth Map - [3025]"
  19. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  22. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  23. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  24. 24.0 24.1 Jade Falcon Sourcebook p. 36, "First Wave" - Here - Brief explanation of the planet's struggle failed attempt fend of the Falcons.
  25. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion - [3052] Map"
  26. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  27. Objective Raids, p. 31, "Map of the Jade Falcon Territory"
  28. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  29. Era Report: 3062, p. 28, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  30. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  31. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  32. 32.0 32.1 Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, p. 17, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  33. 33.0 33.1 33.2 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 50, "The Jihad In Review"
  34. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  35. Field Report: Clans, p. 27, "Clan Wolf/Clan Hell's Horses Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  36. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  37. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  38. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  39. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  40. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  41. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  42. Historical: Reunification War, p. 130, "The Spark"
  43. Historical: Reunification War, p. 132, "Case Apollo"
  44. Historical: Reunification War, p. 133, "Island Hopping (2582 - November 2590)"
  45. Historical: Reunification War, p. 134, "Arlina to Viborg (December 2584 - September 2588)"
  46. Historical: Reunification War, p. 139, "Bitter Harvests (2591-2596)"
  47. 47.0 47.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 153, "Rim Worlds Republic Front (2588-2596)"
  48. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 139, "First Succession War Deployment Table - LCAF"
  49. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. 118, "Unit Deployment Table"
  50. 50.0 50.1 NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 1, p.44, "Operation GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG"
  51. Historical: War of 3039, p. 137, "Deployment Table"
  52. 20 Year Update, p. 25, "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"
  53. Jade Falcon Clan Sourcebook, p. 36
  54. Field Manual: 3085, p. 125, "Deployment Table - 3085"
  55. Field Manual: 3145, p. 168, "Omega Galaxy (Clan Hell's Horses)"

Bibliography[edit]