When resources in the periphery dwindled, the people of this planet decided to hire themselves as cannon fodder for the quarrels of others.
Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years): Unknown.
Essex's World is listed among the Bandit Kingdoms in The Periphery First Edition but not The Periphery, 2nd Edition. Given the "Secondary Source" status attributed to First Edition (see that book's Canonicity section for details), the current status is unknown.
- The Periphery, First Edition, p. 62 "THE BANDIT KINGDOMS"