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  • Planets of the 'Verse

    _Border_ *Murphy* [[Lilac | Lilac]] ( -Aphrodite- ) [[Hera | Hera]] *Georgia* [[Regina | Regina]] [[Ezra | Ezra]] [[Santo | Santo]] ( -Kerry- ) [[Paquin | Paquin]] ( -Priam- ) -Ithica- [[Boros | Boros]] [[Miranda | Miranda]] ( -Three Hills …

  • Ariel

    Like the rest of the Core worlds, Ariel is a paradise of technology. Tall buildings constructed of gleaming glass and steel reach into the sky. Holographic billboards advertise all manner of wonders. The night is filled with light. The day with the hustle …

  • Beaumonde

    The heavily industrialized planet of Beaumonde is the manufacturing hub of the system. Its cities are surrounded by factories that produce everything from computer parts to ceramic coffee mugs. Due to high industrial output, pollution is a problem. …

  • Bellerophon

    Bellerophon is a world home to the private estates of the system's wealthiest folk. Anything they want is shipped in from off world, so they have no need for shops or local colour. The estates themselves are each the size of a small town and float …

  • Boros

    Ares, one of Boros' moons, is home to Iskellkian's primary military shipyards. It's no wonder then, that the planet is crawling with all manner of government agents and beaurocrats and military folk. Anyone who travels near Boros can lay eyes on the …

  • Osiris

    Osiris is the heart of the Alliance's judicial branch. Here the High Court hears important cases. Their decisions affect the interpretation of parliamentary law with repercussions throughout the system. The Court is housed in a large pyramid-shaped …

  • Newhall

    Newhall is a newly-terraformed planet with large oceans. Newhall's people live on small island chains or on floating stations on the oceans. Newhall's water plants are always in need of workers, hence the Alliance's generous incentives for settlers who …

  • Paquin

    Known far and wide as the "gypsy planet," Paquin is home to more carnivals and sideshows, galleries and theatres than you could shake a cruiser-sized stick at. It also seems to be home to every con artist and swindler in the system. When it was …

  • Persephone

    After the Miranda broadcast, the New Alliance gained complete control of Persephone. It is now the NA stronghold and is heavily militarized. Trade is now heavily regulated, and vigorous searches are required before admittance to the cities. The criminal …

  • Santo

    Picture-perfect, clear blue seas, azure skies, and ideal weather. Before the war, it had an agricultural base, tourism, and vacation spot for the rich. The war was very present on Santo, and scared off the rich and beautiful. Businesses closed, or found …

  • Verbena

    Thickly forested, it is hard to clear and farm, except for orchards. After the war, the Alliance provided incentives for new construction, including a factory to supply parts for military vehicles; an ex-independence officer bombed the factory, sending …

  • Athens

    Athens is a world known for rapidly changing weather and winds that blow constantly. Certain crops thrive here, and there's plenty of beautiful marble to be quarried and shipped off-world. One of the few outer planets to fully support Unification, …

  • Bernadette

    The capital city, New Paris, is the home of the starship (the "ark") on which the initial colonists of the galaxy arrived. Bernadette is a launching point for those leaving to settle on other worlds. Settlers arrive here from other planets on the Core and …

  • Londinium

    Of all the planets, Londinium is most like Earth That Was and was therefore one of the first two planets to be settled. The buildings are made of modern materials, but they look as if they were built of stone and are of archaic "imperial gothic" design …

  • Sihnon

    The world of Sihnon is known for its beauty. It is the heart of the Buddhist religion, a fact made obvious by the many monasteries and temples here. The Companion's Guild is based here, with multiple houses in the large cities and a massive temple …

  • Beylix

    While the planet has many large farming communities, Beylix has the distinction of being the system's garbage dump ("reclamation and recycling center"). The scrap yards and refuse centers are managed by United Reclamation, which owns property all over …

  • Harvest

    *Haven:* A small mining moon, Haven us home to an independent group of miners who laid claim to this rock and are not about to be shoved off it. The miners of Haven have not yet struck it rich, but they have seen enough signs to believe that they are …

  • Jiangyin

    Jiangyin is a small planet suitable for cattle ranching and foresting, and little else. It is dotted with small towns, where folk generally go about their business without much interference from the outside. Those who do come here from off world usually …

  • Lilac

    Lilac was named by someone gullible enough to believe what the terraformers promised: a planet of perpetual springtime. As it turned out, Lilac is more like a planet of ri shao gou shi bing. A small crop moon, Lilac is plagued with heat and a serious lack …

  • Miranda

    The now-famous planet, star of the "Miranda Broadcast", has rocked the Alliance grip in the 'Verse. For the first time since Unification, Alliance control has started to wane. Sometimes violent rebellions have occurred as billions struggle to comprehend …

  • Regina

    The mineral-rich planet of Regina is known for its massive mining operations. Over three-quarters of the population work in one part of mining industry or another. Most of the mines are run by the Corone Mining Consortium, although there are still a few …

  • Shadow

    Once it was said the prairies of Shadow stretched out so far under such a clear sky that a man could see from here to God's plan. These days, all that is left is charred and blackened rock. Shadow was known for its grain farms and cattle ranches. The …

  • Triumph

    With little to offer other than small areas suitable for farming, the tiny planet became a refuge for folk who wanted nothing to do with modern life. The Triumph settlers live like the Amish of Earth That Was. The people follow their own customs. For …

  • St Albans

    One of the coldest planets in the 'Verse, St Alban's terrain is almost entirely mountainous. What really makes it unpleasant is the gorram weather, for it snows almost continually. The people here are hardy folk. The principal work is mining the world' …