Orkney (LC)

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

Orkney
Orkney nearby systems (3151)
Orkney nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -48.602 : 234.925[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Star League Era[edit]

The Third Lyran Guards were in place on the Black Rock continent on Orkney in 2765, a desolate punishment posting assigned to them by the Lyran Commonwealth Armed Forces High Command as a consequence of the regiment deciding to "bolster relations" with a Canopian pleasure circus. Also present were a special medical team and the LIC, working through the repercussions of the Third's Canopian encounter.[31]

Clan Invasion Era[edit]

The 1st Falcon Striker (Clan Jade Falcon) took Orkney in November 3051.[32] In December 3051 the 104th Assault (Clan Steel Viper) was deployed in a Trial of Possession, resulting in a draw.[33][34] The two Clans shared possession of the planet until the Battle of Tukayyid, when Clan Jade Falcon left all of Orkney to Clan Steel Viper.[35]

The Jihad[edit]

Clan Wolf used the attacks on the Lyran Alliance launched by Clan Jade Falcon during the Jihad to launch their own series of planetary conquests, typically shadowing the Jade Falcon advance. A wave of attacks during the first week of October 3069 saw the Wolves capture Orkney, along with Domain, Jabuka, La Grave and Rasalgethi.[36]

Military Deployment[edit]

2765[edit]

2786[edit]

  • Third Lyran Guards[37]

3054 to 3061[edit]

3079[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 44 systems (43 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
La Grave 12.4 Tomans 12.9 Quarell 18.2 Crimond 20.4
Domain 20.6 Rasalgethi 23.7 Jabuka 25.4 Suk 28.7
Montmarault 30.1 Fort Loudon 30.5 Rastaban 31.7 Carse 33.1
Wheel 35.0 Ballynure 35.5 Benfled 35.5 Pandora 36.0
Galuzzo 36.8 Biota 36.9 Kelenfold 37.7 Borghese 39.2
Perrot 39.2 Thun 39.5 Lothan 41.3 Ueda 43.8
Karbala 45.6 Diosd 46.5 Bessarabia 47.8 Hainfeld 48.6
Cusset 48.9 Ramsau 49.9 Koniz 50.5 Tukayyid 50.5
Hyperion 51.3 Meacham 51.6 Qualip 51.6 Graceland 53.2
Blue Diamond 54.0 Shardayne 54.6 Maestu 55.6 Surcin 56.8
Karston 56.9 Kobe 57.4 Grunwald 58.3 Satalice 60.4

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Tamar Pact world within the Lyran Commonwealth befor [2340] and after at their founding in [2341]"
  2. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War [2571]"
  3. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere Map [2596]"
  4. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  5. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  6. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  7. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  8. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War [2822]"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  10. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War [2864]"
  12. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 132, "District and Prefecture Boundaries of Kurita Space"
  13. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War [3025]"
  14. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  15. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  16. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3050]"
  17. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion [3052] Map"
  18. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere Map [3052]"
  19. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  20. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  21. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Alliance after FedCom Civil War [3067] Map"
  22. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]"
  23. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere [3075]"
  24. Field Report: Clans, p. 27, "Clan Wolf/Clan Hell’s Horses Deployment Map - August 3079"
  25. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  26. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  27. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  28. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  29. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  30. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  31. 31.0 31.1 Field Report 2765: LCAF, p. 12, "Lyran Guards"
  32. Jade Falcon Sourcebook, p. 43
  33. Invading Clans (sourcebook), p. 89
  34. Jade Falcon Sourcebook, p. 43
  35. Invading Clans (sourcebook), p. 89
  36. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 47, "The Jihad In Review"
  37. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 139, "First Succession War Deployment Table - LCAF"
  38. 38.0 38.1 Objective Raids, p. 59, "Unit Note"
  39. 39.0 39.1 Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 166, "Warden Clans Deployment Table"
  40. Field Report: Clans, p. 21, "Clan Wolf Deployment Status"

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