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

System Information
X:Y Coordinates 58.611 : -504.98[e]
Spectral class G4V[1]
Recharge time 185 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) none[1]

The Independence system is home to at least one habitable world or construct and as at 3145 was located in the Fronc Reaches.[2][3]

System Description[edit]

The Independence system is located near the McEvans' Sacrifice and Rockwellawan systems.[2][3]

System History[edit]

The Independence system was either colonized during the joint colonization efforts of the Magistracy of Canopus and the Taurian Concordat during the mid-thirty-first century,[4][5][6] or was an already-inhabited system that became significant enough during this period for Inner Sphere nations to begin recording it's location on maps.

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The information after this notice comes from apocryphal sources; the canonicity of such information is uncertain.
Please view the reference page for information regarding their canonicity.

This is a lush world filled with vast ocenas and jungle-covered volcanic islands. Governed by a plutocracy and with its inhabitants regulated by a strict caste system, the planet's income is generated by their recreational tourism industry.[7]

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Political Affiliation[edit]

Independence IV[edit]

Independence IV
System position 4th
Jump point
7.96 days[1]
Moons none[1]
Surface gravity 0.98[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 29°C (Temperate)[1]
Surface water 57%[1]
Highest native life Mammal[1]
HPG (Representative) B[1]

Opening Statement: "Planet1 is the [orbital number] planet in the SystemName system [and is the regional capital of the FactionName6's Region5 district]. On the surface, the planet hosts CompanyName7's FactoryName8 industrial facility [and the summer palace of ImportantPerson9], while the Industrial Satellite4 facility orbits its moon, Moon10.

Planetary History[edit]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

Military Deployment[edit]


Planetary Locations[edit]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Image gallery[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
McEvans' Sacrifice 22.3 Rockwellawan 23.3 Portland 32.8 Appian 41.2
Coromodir 51.1 Spencer 55.3


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 "Operational Turning Points: Fronc Reaches", p.4
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 The Periphery, 2nd Edition, p. 112, "Magistracy of Canopus & Tortuga Dominions"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Inner Sphere, p. 98, "Near Periphery Kingdoms Map""
  6. 6.0 6.1 Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  7. "BattleTech Video Game"
  8. 8.0 8.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 93, Magistracy of Canopus after Age of War, p. 93, "Magistracy of Canopus after Age of War [2571] and fall of the Star League [2750]"
  9. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  10. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  11. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  12. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  13. First Succession War, p. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786]"
  14. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  15. First Succession War, p. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  16. Second Succession War, p. 18-19, "Inner Sphere - 2830"
  17. Second Succession War, p. 78-79, "Inner Sphere - 2864"
  18. 18.0 18.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 96, Magistracy of Canopus after Age of War, p. 96, "Magistracy of Canopus after Third Succession War [3025] and after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  19. The Periphery (sourcebook), p. 157, "Map of the Periphery"
  20. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  21. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  22. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  23. Objective Raids, p. 46, "Magistracy of Canopus"
  24. Era Report: 3062, p. 12, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  25. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  26. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  27. Field Report: Periphery, p. 20, "Magistracy of Canopus Region Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  28. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  29. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - October 3085"
  30. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  31. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"