Qalzi

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

Qalzi
Qalzi nearby systems (3151)
Qalzi nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 161.826 : -436.823[e]

The Qalzi system was the location of at least one habitable planet.[1] Colonized during the Star League era, as of 2750 it was located in what was then the Brinton Union region of the Taurian Concordat near Girondas and Katinka.

System History[edit]

Qalzi was originally colonized by the Taurian Concordat[1] during the Star League era.[2][3] It was abandoned by colonial rule at some point in the early 30th century, but remained a viable colony world and retained a self-governing local population.[4][1] By 3022 it was a recently-acquired part of the Aurigan Coalition, but this caused tensions with the Taurian Concordat who still felt the system was theirs to claim due to them having colonized it first (see Notes). The Aurigan Coalition was a political entity itself teetering on the brink of collapse at the time,[5] and Qalzi vanished from maps afterwards, indicating that it had either been abandoned, depopulated, or rendered too insignificant to merit further recording.

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planet Name[edit]

Qalzi
Geophysical
Surface gravity ca. 1g
Infrastructure

The world Qalzi was described as cold and rocky,[1] but also as "Terran-like".[4] By 3022 it had functioned without external government for over 50 years, and had been abandoned by Taurian colonial rule for over a century.[4] Still, the Concordat regarded it as a viable colony world; when the Aurigan Coalition sought to annex it and a number of other former Taurian systems, Qalzi was the acquisition that the Taurians opposed most.[4] This seems to suggest that the planet is particularly suitable for human habitation.


Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 40 systems (40 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Regis Roost 10.0 Aea 12.2 Girondas 17.6 Katinka 17.6
Paf 26.9 Burton 28.6 Flaum 29.6 New Vandenburg 31.8
Artru 33.3 Smithon 35.6 Brinton 37.1 Brisbane 38.7
Umgard 41.5 Landmark 42.7 Gangtok 44.4 Laconis 44.9
Carthage 46.0 Pyrrhus 46.2 Tyrlon 47.1 Pinard 49.0
Menion 49.3 Argos 49.9 Enkra 49.9 Mangzhangdian 50.0
MacLeod's Land 50.2 Mechdur 51.2 Fairuza 51.7 Guldra 53.3
Megaris 53.6 Zangul 54.3 Taurus 54.5 Rollis 54.6
Ishtar 55.3 Hyades Cluster 55.7 Ina 58.9 Jamestown 59.2
Bromhead 59.4 Spitz 59.5 Samantha 59.5 Parian 59.9

Notes[edit]

  • In or shortly before 3022, High Lord Tamati Arano II of the Aurigan Coalition opened annexation negotiations with a number of systems close to Taurian space that had in fact been former Taurian colonies, but had been abandoned by colonial rule for over a century. The Taurians strongly opposed the annexation, feeling those worlds were still Taurian holdings in spirit and too close to their territory to surrender them to another power in any case. These escalating tensions led to a coup in the Aurigan Coalition in 3022 that precipitated the formation of the Aurigan Directorate and its toppling in turn by the Arano Restoration, effectively a civil war with at least some Taurian involvement that seems to have terminated the Aurigan Coalition as a viable periphery power. Qalzi in particular was regarded as a still-viable colony by the Concordat.
    The other named systems besides Qalzi were Aea, Katinka, and Regis Roost, though the latter was later confirmed to be an error; the correct fourth system was not named but from the context may have been Artru.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 House Arano (The Aurigan Coalition), p. 35, "Other Aurigan Systems - Qalzi"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p, 121, "Taurian Concordat after Age of War [2571], Fall of the Star League [2750] and End of the 3rd Succession War [3025]"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 House Arano (The Aurigan Coalition), p. 11, "Taurian Tensions"
  5. House Arano (The Aurigan Coalition), p. 13, "The Arano Restoration"
  6. Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Foundation - [2366] Map"
  7. Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  8. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  9. Historical: Reunification War, p. 64
  10. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  11. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  12. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  13. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 37, "Taurian Defense Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  14. Field Report 2765: Capellan Confederation, p. 23, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  15. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 96, "Taurian Concordat - [2767] Map"
  16. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation After First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  19. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns After Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation After Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  21. House Arano (The Aurigan Coalition), p. 12, "The Rimward Periphery" map (2890)
  22. House Arano (The Aurigan Coalition), pp. 14-15, Aurigan Coalition map (3022)
  23. The Periphery (Sourcebook), p. 151, "Maps of the Periphery"
  24. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns After Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  25. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation After Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  26. Handbook: House Davion, p. 72, "Federated Suns After Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  27. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation After Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  28. 28.0 28.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p, 127, "Taurian Concordat after modern colonization drive [3040] and after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  29. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  30. Handbook: House Davion, p. 74, "Federated Suns After War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  31. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  32. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  33. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  34. Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns After Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  35. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation After Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  36. The Periphery, 2nd Edition, p. 111, "Taurian Concordat and Tortuga Dominions"
  37. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  38. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  39. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns After FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map "
  40. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation After FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  41. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  42. Field Report: Periphery, p. 23, "Taurian Concordat Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  43. Field Report: CCAF, p. 21, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  44. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map [3079]"
  45. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - March 3081"
  46. Field Manual: 3085, p. Vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  47. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  48. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  49. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  50. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"

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