Preston (FWL)

This article is about the Free Worlds League planet . For the Capellan Confederation planet, see Preston (CC).
Preston
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3151
Preston nearby systems
Preston nearby systems
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -223.908 : -71.133[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]


Planetary Garrison[edit]

3145[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

The planet Preston was one of the targets of the Skye and Bolan Province invasion of the Free Worlds League in 3068. The invasion by the combined forces of the two Province, named Operation ÜBERSCHATTEN, saw Preston occupied along with the worlds of McAffe and Rexburg by the 20th of May 3068. However, the Lyran forces would only be able to hold Preston for a few weeks; the FWLM, including the 97th Marik Infantry Regiment,[25] launched a successful counterattack on the 28th of June, reclaiming the world.[16] As a part of the peace terms agreed between Marshall Jeremy Brett of the FWLM and Duke Alder Umayr of Bolan - and as a result of battlefield attrition - the Lyran Alliance withdrew its remaining forces from Preston by the end of 3069.[17]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Basingstoke City [25]


Map Gallery[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 44 systems (42 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Szepes 11.6 Zortman 12.8 Thermopolis 15.5 Niihau 16.3
Pingree 23.1 Cascade 23.5 Colfax 23.8 Rexburg 24.4
Esztergom 29.0 Labouchere 29.6 Jardine 30.5 Trellisane 31.7
Megrez 31.8 Shasta 32.1 Sterling 32.4 Loric 32.9
Ideyld 34.7 Togwotee 35.3 Alula Borealis 39.0 Szombathely 43.6
Mundrabilla 44.3 Bella 44.4 Spirit 46.4 Tamarind 46.6
Sheridan 47.2 Giausar 47.5 Midkiff 48.1 McAffe 49.9
Hornir's Keep 50.9 Flychenia 51.5 Coriscana 52.4 Ford 52.9
Aigle 53.2 Simpson Desert 55.4 Escobas 55.7 Pressby 56.9
Paradise 57.5 Dixie 58.2 Millungera 58.7 Autumn Wind 58.7
Gannett 59.4 Vicksland 59.9 Gallatin 63.2 Malazan 64.8

References[edit]

  1. Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League after at their founding in [2271]"
  2. Handbook: House Marik, p. 24, "Free Worlds League after Age of War [2571] Map"
  3. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  4. Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  5. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  6. Handbook: House Marik, p. 34, "Free Worlds League after First Succession War [2822] Map"
  7. Handbook: House Marik, p. 38, "Free Worlds League after Second Succession War [2864] Map"
  8. Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succession War [3025] Map"
  9. Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds League after Fourth Succession War [3030] Map"
  10. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  11. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, "Inner Sphere [3050] Map"
  12. Era Report: 3052, p. 24, "Inner Sphere [3052] Map"
  13. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, "Inner Sphere [3057] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Marik, p. 54, "Free Worlds League after Operation Guerrero [3058] Map"
  15. Era Report: 3062, p. 28, "Inner Sphere [3063] Map"
  16. 16.0 16.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 45, "The Jihad In Review"
  17. 17.0 17.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 48, "The Jihad In Review"
  18. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere [3075] Map"
  19. Field Report: FWLM, p. 17, "Free Worlds League Deployment Map"
  20. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  21. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  22. Era Report: 3145, p. 9, "Inner Sphere - 3135"
  23. Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  24. Field Manual: 3145, p. 171, "Clan Force Deployments - Wolf Empire"
  25. 25.0 25.1 Just Another Day at the Office

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