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Inarcs nearby systems
Inarcs nearby systems
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -295.18 : 337.543[e]
Spectral class K9III[1][2]
Recharge time 200 hours[1][2]
Recharge station(s) Nadir[1][2]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary flag
Planetary flag
System position 5th[1][2]
Jump point
3.31 days[1][2]
Moons 1 (Agiruur)[1][2]
Surface gravity 0.92[1][2]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1][2]
Equatorial temperature 45°C (Warm-Temperate)[1][2]
Surface water 60%[1][2]
Highest native life Amphibian[1][2]
Reference Year 3067[1] - 3079[2]
Ruler Duchess Tamari LaRue (3067)[1]
Capital Utopia[2][34]
Population 655,300,000 (3067)[1]
704,700,000 (3079)[2]
Socio-Industrial Levels A-A-B-A-B[1][2]
HPG (Representative) B[1][2]

Inarcs V[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Inarcs had a most unusual founding when it was selected as a Star League penal colony world sight unseen, after a clerical error in the twenty-fourth century incorrectly classified the comfortable planet as uninhabitable. Exporting nearly 100,000 criminals to the world, the Star League soon returned to discover a thriving colony on the planet's hopelessly misnamed sole continent of Insel Desteufels ("Devil's Island") centered around their capital city of Utopia, the "condemned" prisoners setting up industries around extraction of mineral resources from the island chains of the planet's oceans.[1]

Shocked, the League chose to pardon the lucky "colonists" and the planet was opened up for off-world commerce, resulting in the arrival of industries largely from the Rim Worlds Republic. Inarcs effectively became a part of the Apollo Province of Republic and was conquered by the Lyran Commonwealth during the 2773-2775 Republic-Commonwealth war.[10] As part of the Lyran Commonwealth the planet came to support military manufacturers such as Blackstone Industries, the foundation of the wealthy Blackstone family and the Blackstone Highlanders mercenary unit.[1]

Inarcs was raided by the mercenaries-turned-pirate group known as the "Blades of Death" in May 3077; the pirate band struck at an Acrux Incorporated import warehouse located near the settlement of Oak Grove. The pirates managed to secure over 300 tons of loot from the warehouse, primarily nonperishable food, before they were driven off. Attacked initially by the Inarcs Militia, the resulting firefight damaged the nearby Oak Creek Power Relay Complex, disrupting power supplies to more than four million people on Inarcs for over a week and cost the Inarcs militia 6 vehicles and 2 BattleMechs, a substantial portion of their strength given that the total 'Mech complement of the militia was just 8 'Mechs. It was a massing of the Blackstone Highlanders that saw the Blades of Death finally retreat.[35]

The timing of the Blades of Death attack was striking; at the time of the attack, Special Adjunct Jill Wilson was serving as a consular mission on behalf of the Archon, meeting with Duchess Tamari LaRue, the leader of the Inarcs Archonette, over the Archon's concerns that the Duchess was building an excess of military forces on Inarcs above and beyond the needs of the Archonette. Reports in the Inarcs Press Daily speculated that the Duchess may have been involved in the pirate attack somehow.[35]

Blackstone BattleMechs Limited found itself in an invidious position in the wake of the Jihad; all of the production from their plant was going to the military of the Inarcs Archonette, which as late as 3081 was refusing to return to the government the executive powers which had been handed to it, prompting rumors of imminent military action as the Lyran government reasserted control.[36]

Following the completion of Operation SCOUR and the final end of hostilities with the Word of Blake, Archon Adam Steiner requested all the Archonettes return their powers to Tharkad. Duchess Tamari LaRue responded to this claiming she did not consider the threat over with little implication she would ever surrender her emergency powers. In response, on June 23rd 3083, Adam sent the 1st Royal Guards RCT and 2nd Bolan Guards LCT supported by the LAS Yggdrasil to strike Inarcs. The Second Bolan quickly secured the taskforce's drop zones and easily defeated local militia resistance while the 1st Royal advanced on Utopia, easily smashing the defending Blackstone Highlanders and capturing the Duchess.[37]

The Second Bolan Guards remained behind to secure Inarcs while the 1st Royal transported Duchess LaRue to trial on Tharkad, where she was found guilty and executed by lethal injection.[37]

Military Deployment[edit]




  • Seventh Lyran Regulars[39]



  • Blackstone Highlanders[41]
- In 3079 the Blackstone Highlanders were operating at 95% of their full strength, with 90% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology.


Industrial Centers[edit]

Map Gallery[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 32 systems (30 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Winter 13.6 Arluna 14.2 Baggville 14.8 Trentham 16.5
Anembo 23.6 Jerangle 29.1 Kowloon 29.6 Abushiri 29.7
Jesenice 30.0 Mandaoaaru 31.5 Bucklands 31.8 Miquelon 37.9
Willunga 39.3 Hood 41.1 Kwangchowwang 42.0 Arlanda 43.4
Neerabup 44.2 Australia 48.9 Adelaide 49.9 Wypoute 51.3
Strandfontein 52.8 Timehri 52.8 Howick 53.3 Pangkalan 53.5
Chapultepec 55.1 Medellin 55.6 Herbania 58.6 Engadine 58.7
Annunziata 59.0 Brooloo 60.0 Ewanrigg 61.5 Montsegur 62.0


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 81: "Inarcs Planet Profile"
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 Objectives: Lyran Alliance, p. 17: "Inarcs"
  3. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 18: "Rim Worlds Republic after Age of War [2571]"
  4. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25: "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War [2571]"
  5. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158: "Inner Sphere Map [2596]"
  6. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 25: "Rim Worlds Republic At the Fall of the Star League [2750]"
  7. Era Report: 2750, p. 37: "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  8. Field Manual: SLDF, Map: Inner Sphere 2764
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, Map: Inner Sphere 2765
  10. 10.0 10.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 37: "The Republic-Commonwealth War"
  11. First Succession War, pp. 24–25: "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36: "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War [2822]"
  13. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122–123: "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  14. First Succession War, pp. 112–113: "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40: "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War [2864]"
  16. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47: "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War [3025]"
  17. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56: "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  18. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59: "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 39 [3040]"
  19. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132: "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  20. Era Report: 3052, p. 10: "Inner Sphere Map [3050]"
  21. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61: "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion [3052]"
  22. Era Report: 3052, p. 23: "Inner Sphere Map [3052]"
  23. Era Report: 3062, p. 11: "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  24. Era Report: 3062, p. 29: "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  25. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70: "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  26. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43: "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]"
  27. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64: "Inner Sphere [3075]"
  28. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19: "Lyran Alliance Deployment Table [3079]"
  29. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62: "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  30. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii: "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  31. Era Report: 3145, p. 11: "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  32. Era Report: 3145, p. 39: "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  33. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI: "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  34. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 82: "Inarcs Planet Profile"
  35. 35.0 35.1 Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, pp. 28–29: "Tipping The Scales"
  36. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 85: "Coventry Province"
  37. 37.0 37.1 Field Manual: 3085, pp. 94–95: "The Lyran Commonwealth - Reclaiming Authority"
  38. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 19: "Republican Guards - Divisional Status"
  39. 39.0 39.1 First Succession War, p. 139: "First Succession War Deployment Table - LCAF"
  40. Mercenaries Supplemental , p. 68: "Mercenary Deployment Table"
  41. Field Report: LAAF, p. 18: "Irregular Forces Regimental Status"
  42. Field Manual: 3085, p. 108: "Deployment Table - 3085"
  43. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 141