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The Fall of Terra

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The Fall Of Terra
Product information
Type Sourcebook
Development Bryan Nystul
Primary writing Chris Hartford
Pages 72
Cover artwork Doug Chaffee
Illustrations Tom Baxa
Storn Cook
Kevin Long
Mike Nielsen
Chris Trevas
Publication information
Publisher FASA
Product code 1684
First published 1996
ISBN-10 1555603084
Content
Era Clan Invasion era

The Fall of Terra is a scenario book for use with the BattleTech tabletop game. It also provides some details that allow use with BattleSpace and MechWarrior game systems. It provides 16 scenarios that lead the players through the Word of Blake campaign to wrest control of Terra from ComStar, as well as a sourcebook section leading up to the main event.

From the back cover[edit]

Since the Battle of Tukayyid, ComStar has been torn asunder. The misguided Blakists still adhere to the old ways that shrouded technology in a veil of mysticism for hundreds of years. While the Inner Sphere was caught up in the Jade Falcon attack on Coventry, the Word of Blake struck Terra quickly and without mercy, using deep-cover agents to cripple us from within. From this terrible blow, ComStar—and Terra—may never recover.

–From the diary of Sharilar Mori, Primus of ComStar

The lies of Focht's ComStar have gone unanswered long enough. The time has come to drive the heretics from the cradle of humanity. Then the purifying light of Blake's True Vision will shine again on Terra, the gleaming gem set at the heart of the Inner Sphere. Then all will know that the true ComStar, the Word of Blake, has returned to guide them through the darkness of ignorance.
–From an address to the Word of Blake Militia by Precentor Demona Aziz

The Fall of Terra is a BattleTech scenario pack that describes the struggle for control of the Earth between the warring factions of ComStar. Sixteen scenarios and special weather rules recreate the major battles of this campaign. Also included is a sourcebook section describing the history and features of 31st-century Terra.

Contents[edit]

INTRODUCTION
How To Use This Book
Weather and Terrain Rules
Deep Snow and Mud
Fog and Ice
Intentional Fires
OPERATION ODYSSEUS
Gathering Storm
A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing
Homecoming
Capricious Fate
The Tide Turns?
New Order
SCENARIOS
Hold the Line
When the Bough Breaks
Free Fall
Out Come the Knives
Down Into Darkness
Nowhere to Run
Give Me Liberty...
Serve to Lead
Scenarios 9-12: Mini-Campaign Rules
Com Guards First Training Division (Light): Sandhurst Training Regiment
Word of Blake Militia, Task Force Steel, Alpha and Beta Battalions
Determining Forces for the Campaign
Repair and Resupply
Special Units
Experience
Fields of Camlann
Who Dares Wins
Croeso Y Cymru
Season's End
Interesting Times
God of War
Per Ardua Ad Astra
End of the Line
WAR WITHOUT END
Troop Placements
Com Guard Activity
The Ongoing Campaign
Equipment
TERRA IN 3058
Occupied Terra
In-Atmosphere and Surface Transport
Economy
Government and Law Enforcement
Explorer Corps
Military Forces
Star League Bases
NEW EQUIPMENT
Flatbed Truck
Buccaneer
Toyama
PERSONALITIES
Trent Arian, Word of Blake Precentor Martial
Adept Edelle Kearny, Acting Commander, Com Guard 201st Division, Alpha and Beta Battalions
Suzanne Mulvanery, Commander, Shadow Lancers
Demi-Precentor Sharon Gardbaum, Acting Commander of the Sandhurst Training Regiment
Precentor John Christopher, Commander, Word of Blake Task Force Steel