Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Strana Mechty at (0, 0)
Zara nearby systems (3151)
|X:Y Coordinates||-78.675 : 1799.056[e]|
Homer is a Clan star system found in the Kerensky Cluster.
- 1 Political Affiliation
- 2 Homer II
- 2571 - Unknown Planet 
- 2750 - Unknown Planet 
- 2821 - Unknown Planet 
- 2839 - Clan Cloud Cobra
- 3025 - Clan Cloud Cobra / Clan Smoke Jaguar / Clan Steel Viper 
- 3030 - Clan Cloud Cobra / Clan Smoke Jaguar / Clan Steel Viper 
- 3040 - Clan Cloud Cobra / Clan Smoke Jaguar / Clan Steel Viper 
- 3052 - Clan Cloud Cobra - 80%, Clan Smoke Jaguar - 5%, Clan Steel Viper - 15% 
- 3057 - Clan Cloud Cobra / Clan Smoke Jaguar / Clan Steel Viper 
- 3061 - Clan Cloud Cobra / Clan Steel Viper / Clan Snow Raven
- 3062 - Clan Cloud Cobra / Clan Steel Viper
- 3067 - Clan Cloud Cobra - 85%, Clan Star Adder - 15%
- 3075 - Clan Cloud Cobra - 100%
- 3085 - Clan Cloud Cobra - 70%, Clan Coyote - 30%
World Map of Homer
|Atmospheric pressure||Standard (Breathable)|
|Highest native life||Amphibians|
Settlement and the World's original name
The world was originally settled in 2839, by settlers from Clan Cloud Cobra. These early first settlers had named this world Zara. Clan Blood Spirit also possessed early colonies on Zara, but could not keep them. In 2850, Clan Jade Falcon forces fought a Trial of Possession for the world, during this Trial Cloud Cobra Khan, Homer Telinov was killed. His death spurred the remaining Cobra forces to defeat the Falcons for control of the planet and named it after the fallen Khan.
Other Clans and Conflicts in the 31st Century
For much of its history, Clan Cloud Cobra was careful to not let other Clans colonize outside the Caulder landmass, for instance on the mini-continent of Bagrain. The Clan Smoke Jaguar was one of the early Clans that were allowed to settle this region with Clan Steel Viper. During the Hellion's Fury campaign of 3050 Homer was targeted by Clan Ice Hellion. They landed a Cluster and challenged the Cloud Cobras for six months of production of El Ghaza's primary OmniFighter factory. The Cobras were defeated and the Hellions won the Trial.
This remained the norm until the Jaguars were annihilated by the Inner Sphere's Great Refusal on Strana Mechty. The destruction of Clan Smoke Jaguar in 3060 caused Steel Vipers to attempt to seize Jaguar's enclave and their military outpost Firebase Hermes. However Cobras Khan Din Steiner dispatched forces and repulsed the Vipers from attempting taking the former Jaguar territory, and offered it to the Snow Ravens.
In mid-January 3062 the Steel Viper Touman had returned from the Inner Sphere after losing their Occupation Zone in their war with the Jade Falcons. The Vipers took out their frustrations on Homer and ousted the Snow Ravens from the planet's former Jaguar holdings. The Vipers then threatened to conquer the rest of the planet for themselves. This caused Cloud Cobra Khan Steiner to mount a strong defense of the capital which intimidated the Vipers from making any further incursions into Homer's interior.
- Cobra Temple Keshik (Clan Cloud Cobra)
- Beta Naval Reserve (Clan Cloud Cobra)
- 33rd Battle Cluster (Clan Cloud Cobra)
- 149th Cobra Guards (Clan Cloud Cobra)
- 214th Cobra Fang (Clan Cloud Cobra)
- 243rd Cobra Guards (Clan Cloud Cobra)
- 59th Cobra Guards (Clan Cloud Cobra)
- 254th Cobra Guards (Clan Cloud Cobra)
- 1st Raven Phalanx (Clan Snow Raven)
- 6th Raven Battle (Clan Snow Raven)
- 5th Raven Wing (Clan Snow Raven)
- 14th Viper Regulars (Clan Steel Viper)
The planet is noted for its rich mineral deposits and slight heavy gravity.
The planet Homer has low-water table, but largest bodies of water have toxic taints. The planet is dominated by large landmasses, named Caulder and Fortune. These supercontinents are further broken down by five pseudo-continents, mountain ranges, and four landlocked seas. The world has few rivers which draw water from both seas and underground lakes.
Massive water processing plants dominate the landscape, to support cities and their agricultural settlements on the planet.
|Closest 20 systems (4 within 60 light-years)|
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
- According to a blog posting by author Blaine Lee Pardoe, back when he created the first map of Clan space (for the 1991 Wolf Clan Sourcebook) he named the Homer system after a small town in Michigan.
- The Clans: Warriors of Kerensky, "Homer", p. 107
- Operational Turning Points: REVIVAL Trials, p. 5
- Clan Homeworlds 3052 Poster (Kickstarter)
- The Clans: Warriors of Kerensky, "Clan Steel Viper: Possessions", p. 95
- The Clans: Warriors of Kerensky, "Clan Snow Raven: Possessions", p. 91
- Field Manual Updates, "Clan Political Balance Table", p. 39
- The Wars of Reaving, "Political Balance Table, 3067", p. 228
- The Wars of Reaving, "Political Balance Table, 3075", p. 248
- The Wars of Reaving, "Political Balance Table, 3085", p. 249
- Field Manual: Crusader Clans, p. 22, "... As the conflicts grew fiercer, the Blood Spirits were forced off two worlds in the Kerensky Cluster: Albion and [Zara]. ..." The reference refers to Zara as "Homer", and is unclear the exact date of the eviction.
- Operational Turning Points: REVIVAL Trials, p. 36
- Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 161- "Warden Clans Deployment Table"
- Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 165 - "Warden Clans Deployment Table"
- Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 166 - "Warden Clans Deployment Table"
- Technical Readout: 3058, p. 178