Tintavel

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Tintavel
Tintavel nearby systems (3151)
Tintavel nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -98.381 : -243.791[e]

Tintavel was a small world on the border between the Free Worlds League and the Capellan Confederation near Mansu-ri and Milnerton. It is best known as the site of a terrifying battle, which led to the formulation of the Ares Conventions.

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planet History[edit]

Tintavel was within the Free Worlds League[2], but was captured by the Capellan Confederation during the Age of War. In January 2412 a FWLM force invaded, intending to recapture the planet. The battle raged into urban areas and escalated until both sides employed various weapons of mass destruction, leading to over 300,000 causalities and forced the remaining population to abandon the planet, later called the Tintavel Massacre.[3]

The Capellan Chancellor Aleisha Liao recognized that one reason for the escalation of the battle were the only vague rules of engagement of this time. Those rules led to numerous similar situations on other worlds. On her behalf, representatives of all the major powers met on the planet of Ares and agreed on a treaty, known as the Ares Conventions, that defined a set of engagement rules. The intention was to prevent unnecessary loss of life in future conflicts.[3]

Though it was depopulated, Tintavel still appears on maps after the conclusion of the Age of War in the hands of House Marik. It finally vanished completely during the 2nd Succession War.[9][12]

Military Deployment[edit]

2786[edit]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • New Mitla: One of the planet's cities.[32]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 44 systems (41 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Mansu-ri 11.0 Milnerton 17.3 Shenwan 22.0 Dalton 22.3
Antipolo 25.3 Chilung 25.4 Fujidera 28.3 Maritgues 30.6
Kwamashu 30.9 Nam Dinh 32.6 Barlaston 34.0 Jouques 34.3
Vikindu 34.4 Sappho 38.7 Oriente 39.2 Kearny 42.2
El Giza 42.2 Guangzho 43.2 Fletcher 45.6 Hudeiba 46.1
Dalian 47.1 Lukla 48.3 Iknogoro 48.4 Zara 48.9
Loeches 48.9 Mosiro 49.7 Dayr Khuna 49.7 New Troy 49.9
Ragusa 50.0 Siendou 50.3 Ipswich 51.2 Salur 51.6
Cirebon 52.4 Cole Harbour 53.7 Heart Fjord 54.7 Deschenes 55.0
Kupang 55.7 Yanchep 55.9 Anegasaki 56.0 Camlann 56.4
Calloway 59.8 Nullarbor 60.5 Pec 61.2 Elektrougli 61.5

References[edit]

  1. Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League Founding - [2271] Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Founding [2366]"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Era Digest: Age of War, p. 5, "Barbarism and Chivalry"
  4. Handbook: House Marik, p. 24, "Free Worlds League after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  5. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  6. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  8. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  9. 9.0 9.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 34, "Free Worlds League after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  11. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  12. 12.0 12.1 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. Handbook: House Marik, p. 56, "Free Worlds League after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  22. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  23. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  24. Field Report: FWLM, p. 17, "Free Worlds League Deployment Map"
  25. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  26. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  27. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  28. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  29. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  30. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  31. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 138, "First Succession War Deployment Table - FWLM"
  32. Era Digest: Age of War, p. 1, "Just following orders"

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