Thermopolis

Thermopolis
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Thermopolis nearby systems
Thermopolis nearby systems
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System Information
X:Y Coordinates -215.382 : -58.208[e]
Recharge time 205 hours[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

First Succession War[edit]

The border between the Free Worlds League and the Lyran Commonwealth was an active combat zone during the First Succession War, and Thermopolis had the misfortune of being close enough to the Bolan Thumb region to be caught up enough in the fighting as the Commonwealth annexed the Thumb. By the 2810s, the Kallon Industries facilities on Thermopolis was still producing BattleMechs for the Free Worlds League Military despite damage to their production lines, but shortages of certain items as a result of disrupted trade and shipping threatened Kallon's ability to keep manufacturing. One of the steps Kallon took in response was to retool their Wolverine manufacturing lines in 2816 to produce a new, locally-designed variant using available materials, and a year later these new Thermopolis-produced 'Mechs were in action in the nearby Bella I system as the two nations continued to battle for supremacy.[32]

Civil War Era[edit]

In 3063, a military base on Thermopolis was attacked by Lyran Alliance-hired mercenaries as a response test.[33]

The Jihad[edit]

The planet Thermopolis was one of the targets of the Skye and Bolan Province invasion of the Free Worlds League in March 3068. The invasion by the combined forces of the two Province, named Operation ÜBERSCHATTEN, saw Thermopolis occupied along with the worlds of Colfax, Pingree and Sheridan by the 30th of March 3068.[24]

The 5th Fusiliers of Oriente defended the planet from forces from the 4th Alliance Guards[34] and 4th Skye Rangers[35] regiments of House Steiner that were invading the world, sustaining heavy losses.[36], in the process losing the Mrithkin Interplanetary Spaceport and retreating to Crete City.[37]

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 forces from Thermopolis by the end of 3069.[25]

Military Deployment[edit]

2764[edit]

2786[edit]

2821[edit]

  • Twenty-sixth Marik Militia[39]

3054[edit]

3059[edit]

  • Fifth Fusiliers of Oriente[41]

3067[edit]

  • Fifth Fusiliers of Oriente[42]

3068[edit]

  • Fifth Fusiliers of Oriente[37]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Crete City: City near the planet's main DropPort.[37]
  • Mrithkin Interplanetary Spaceport: Planet's main DropPort.[37]
  • Sparta[43]


Map Gallery[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 44 systems (42 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Cascade 13.1 Pingree 15.3 Preston 15.5 Megrez 16.8
Szepes 17.6 Zortman 19.3 Rexburg 19.7 Colfax 19.7
Togwotee 21.1 Loric 24.5 Sterling 27.0 Niihau 31.1
Giausar 32.7 Jardine 36.0 Trellisane 36.0 Sheridan 36.5
McAffe 36.6 Ford 37.5 Labouchere 41.3 Ideyld 41.7
Szombathely 42.0 Pressby 43.3 Aigle 43.7 Alula Borealis 43.8
Esztergom 44.5 Shasta 44.6 Bella 46.1 Hornir's Keep 49.5
Gannett 50.0 Dixie 53.3 Bondurant 54.1 Flychenia 54.2
Nestor 55.2 Gienah 55.6 Autumn Wind 56.1 Midkiff 56.3
Gallatin 57.0 Coriscana 57.9 Arcadia 58.0 Tamarind 59.1
Mundrabilla 59.8 Spirit 59.8 Altoona 66.3 Launam 66.4

References[edit]

  1. Empire Alone, poster map
  2. Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League Founding - [2271] Map"
  3. Handbook: House Marik, p. 24, "Free Worlds League after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  4. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  5. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  6. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  8. First Succession War (sourcebook), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  9. Handbook: House Marik, p. 34, "Free Worlds League after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  11. First Succession War (sourcebook), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Marik, p. 38, "Free Worlds League after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  13. House Marik (The Free Worlds League), p. vii, "Free Worlds League Map - [3025]"
  14. Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds League after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  16. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  17. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  18. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  19. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Marik, p. 54, "Free Worlds League after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  21. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Marik, p. 56, "Free Worlds League after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  23. ' Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map
  24. 24.0 24.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 45, "The Jihad In Review"
  25. 25.0 25.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 48, "The Jihad In Review"
  26. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  27. Field Report: FWLM, p. 17, "Free Worlds League Deployment Map"
  28. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  29. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  30. Era Report: 3145, p. 9, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  31. Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  32. 32.0 32.1 First Succession War, p. 162, "WVR-6M Wolverine"
  33. The Nellus Academy Incident, chapter 4
  34. Field Report: LAAF, p. 8
  35. Field Report: LAAF, p. 15
  36. Dawn of the Jihad, p. 80
  37. 37.0 37.1 37.2 37.3 BattleCorps: INN Newscast (Solaris Broadcasting Co. section), news item published [31/03/3068]: "Lyran Troops Attacking Thermopolis"
  38. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 254: "SLDF - Free Worlds League Military Command Map"
  39. 39.0 39.1 First Succession War (sourcebook), p. 138, "First Succession War Deployment Table - FWLM"
  40. Objective Raids, p. 39, "Free Worlds League Deployment Table"
  41. Field Manual: Free Worlds League, p. 113, "Free Worlds League Deployment Table"
  42. Field Manual: Updates, p. 161, "Free Worlds League Deployment Table"
  43. The Nellus Academy Incident, chapter 14

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