Slocum

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Slocum
Slocum nearby systems (3151)
Slocum nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 58.154 : -52.26[e]
Spectral class G7III[1]
Planets 10[1]

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

Slocum
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 5[1]
Jump point
distance
7 days[1]
Moons 1 (Stanza)[1]
Surface gravity 1.0[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 53°C[1]
Surface water 66%[1]
Highest native life Mammals[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Sheldon Pagano (Governor)[1]
Pat Halvorson (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Fewers[1]
Population 1,219,000[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Early History[edit]

Slocum has had a violent history. After it was settled, an armed force from the Tikonov Grand Union attacked the world and massacred many of the world's inhabitants. Because of its position as a border world, raids and battles between nations frequently occurred on the world.[1]

By the 2350s the Tikonov Grand Union - of which Slocum was a member - was experiencing severe turmoil due to internal economic problems and external conflicts. Having lost a war with the Terran Hegemony over the worlds of the Chisholm Protectorate in the late 2330s,[46] the Grand Union then found itself battling the Federated Suns in the 2340s.[2] The nearby Sarna Supremacy looked to capitalize on the Grand Union's problems by annexing various Grand Union worlds, and elements of the 141st and 173rd Sarna Shock Brigades landed on Slocum and the nearby world of Algol in 2351.[2] In 2358, the new president of the Capellan Commonality, Selek Tucas, declared himself the arbitrator of the dispute between the Supremacy and the Grand Union and awarded ownership of Algol, Slocum and Azha to the Supremacy;[3] despite this, by 2366 Slocum would be a member of the Tikonov Grand Union again.[4]

Star League Era[edit]

It wasn't until Slocum became part of the Terran Hegemony and the Star League that Slocum started to prosper. Jointly administered by the Star League and the Capellan Confederation, Slocum received a Castle Brian on each of the four continents. During the Amaris Civil War, however, these fortresses were destroyed and half the population had died of starvation before being liberated by the Star League Defense Force in 2774.[1] At the same time, the continent of Carnocial became a nuclear wasteland unable to support life. Even after the Jihad, lingering radiation prevents anyone from settling on that continent.[1] In 2783 the Capellan Confederation annexed Slocum.[12]

Succession Wars[edit]

The Capellan Confederation tried to rebuild the world during the course of the Succession Wars, but frequent raids made that difficult. After the Federated Suns took the world in the Fourth Succession War they continued the rebuilding efforts, taking advantage of the booming economy created by the Federated Commonwealth alliance.[1]

The Jihad[edit]

During the Jihad the Word of Blake simply performed orbital bombardments on the world to destroy its defenders. Then they landed their attack forces.[1] The Word of Blake invasion fell on Slocum during the last two weeks of October 3069, and soon saw the world incorporated into the Word of Blake Protectorate.[36] In a horrific echo of previous events, when the Coalition forces liberated the world they found that once again half the population had been killed. As the world entered the care of The Republic most of the inhabitants were leaving the world permanently, seeking a better life on other worlds as soon as their finances allowed them to leave.[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

3025[edit]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Fewers: Planetary capital.[1]
  • Rotund City: A city during the Star League era.[49]


Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 80 systems (78 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Azha 4.5 Bharat 10.6 Hamal 11.1 Kansu 12.2
Ningpo 15.0 Arboris 15.0 Algol 16.9 Nopah 18.6
Yangtze 19.2 Buchlau 20.4 Genoa 20.5 Woodstock 20.9
Acamar 23.1 Kawich 23.2 Basalt 24.6 New Hessen 26.3
Alrescha 26.5 Bex 26.6 Conwy 27.3 Alpha Eridani 27.6
Tigress 28.1 Pleione 28.2 Halloran 28.8 Cynthiana 28.9
Poznan 29.3 Ruchbah 29.5 Fletcher 30.9 Gan Singh 32.0
Angol 32.6 Ingress 34.7 Sheratan 35.3 Nanking 35.4
Aldebaran 35.5 Demeter 37.6 New Aragon 37.7 Zurich 39.5
Deneb Kaitos 39.8 Terra Firma 40.2 Shensi 40.5 Algot 41.2
Hean 41.2 Bhaktapur 42.7 Almach 43.7 Rio 44.0
Mesartim 44.8 Tybalt 45.0 Mira 45.2 Hunan 45.6
Small World 45.7 Tikonov 45.8 Ankaa 46.0 Epsilon Indi 46.7
Styk 48.0 Manennaia 48.1 St. Andre 49.0 Epsilon Eridani 50.5
Capolla 51.3 Tianamon 51.3 Menkar 51.4 New Florence 52.0
Hsien 52.5 Zion 52.9 Addicks 53.2 New Canton 54.0
Foochow 54.7 Northwind 54.9 Saiph 55.8 Errai 56.0
Brownsville 56.4 Chisholm 56.6 Mirach 56.6 Tsitsang 56.7
New Rhodes 57.3 Lockdale 57.7 New Stevens 58.4 Jonathan 58.9
Tall Trees 59.2 Bryant 59.6 Chesterton 60.5 Sichuan 60.5

References[edit]

  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 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 114, "Slocum World Profile"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. 23, "Friends And Other Enemies"
  3. 3.0 3.1 House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. 24, "Tucas Takes Over"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Founding - [2366] Map"
  5. Handbook: House Liao, p. 13, "Timeline: Capellan Zone 2367"
  6. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  7. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  8. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  9. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  11. 11.0 11.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 138, "Operation LIBERATION Wave 1 [July 2772 - December 2774]"
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 118, "Digesting The Hegemony"
  13. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War - [2822 Map]"
  15. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succesion War - [2822] Map"
  16. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  17. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  19. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succesion War - [2864] Map"
  20. House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. vii, "Capellan Confederation Map - [3025]"
  21. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War [3025]"
  22. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succesion War [3025]"
  23. Handbook: House Davion, p. 72, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War - [3030] Map"
  24. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  25. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of [3039] - [3040] Map"
  26. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  27. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  28. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  29. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  30. Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  31. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  32. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  33. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  34. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  35. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  36. 36.0 36.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 47, "The Jihad In Review"
  37. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  38. Field Report: CCAF, p. 21, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  39. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  40. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  41. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii , "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  42. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  43. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  44. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  45. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  46. House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. 19, "Terra Resurgent"
  47. NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 1, p. 32, "Slocum"
  48. House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. 106 - "Unit Deployment Table"
  49. Star Lord, Prologue

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