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Loyalty

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Loyalty
Loyalty neighbouring systems
Loyalty neighbouring systems
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -226.682 : -144.558[e]
Spectral class K2V[1]
Recharge time 193 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) Zenith, Nadir[1]
Loyalty
Geophysical
System position 2nd[1]
Jump point
distance
4.85 days[1]
Moons None[1]
Surface gravity 0.95[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 50°C (Arid)[1]
Surface water 32%[1]
Highest native life Plant[1]
Reference Year 3079[1]
Infrastructure
Capital Loyalty City[1]
Population 168,200,000[1]
Socio-Industrial Levels B-B-B-A-D[1]
HPG (Representative) B[1]

Owner HistoryEdit

Planetary InformationEdit

An arid world, Loyalty has three major continents, Johannson, Luxemberg, and Pordogia. The planetary capital city was established on Johannson, although by the thirty-first century the most heavily populated continent was Luxemberg.[1]

Planetary HistoryEdit

Loyalty was attacked by commandos from the Principality of Regulus during the Jihad; the commandos struck on the 6th of September 3076, targeting the SelaSys Incorporated shipyards; not only were the shipyards damaged, but the commandos were able to destroy the new Venturer-class light cruiser under development and construction which was moored nearby.[26][27]

While the Selasys shipyards - known as the Fidelity Space complex.[1] - took significant damage during the Jihad, the other major defense company facility in the Loyalty system, the Kallon Industries plant, escaped the Jihad intact.[28] Located at the nadir jump point, the Fidelity Space complex had grown prior to the Jihad, to the point that it nearly rivalled the famed Galax megaplex located in the Federated Suns, but the damage inflicted caused by repeated raids during the Jihad reduced the appeal of the facility. Despite the damage taken the complex continued to produce JumpShips - specifically, Tramp and Star Lord-class JumpShips. In addition to the Fidelity Space complex the nadir jump point was also home to Kallon's production facilities and to a number of space habitats. With the bulk of the planetary population living on Luxemberg by this point, the planetary militia was also based on that same continent, operating out of Bonne Temps.[1]

Loyalty was the location of the operations center for Interstellar Expeditions (IE) activities in the Free Worlds League region of space, but the IE facilities on the planet shut down almost completely in the wake of the dissolution of the League during the closing stages of the Jihad. The facility reopened after agreements were reached between the four major powers in the former Free Worlds region and IE that allowed IE to continue operating across borders under the same contracts and mandates that had been in place under the previous government.[29]

Planetary GarrisonEdit

3085Edit

3145Edit

  • First Loyalty Defenders[22]

Manufacturing CentersEdit

Nearby PlanetsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 Objectives: Free Worlds League, p. 23, "Loyalty"
  2. Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League at their founding in [2271]"
  3. Handbook: House Marik, p. 24, "Free Worlds League after Age of War [2571] Map"
  4. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  5. Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  6. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  7. Handbook: House Marik, p. 34, "Free Worlds League after First Succesion War [2822] Map"
  8. Handbook: House Marik, p. 38, "Free Worlds League after Second Succesion War [2864] Map"
  9. Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succesion War [3025] Map"
  10. Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds League after Fourth Succesion War [3030] Map"
  11. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  12. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere [3050] Map"
  13. Era Report: 3052, p. 25, "Inner Sphere [3052] Map"
  14. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere [3057] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Marik, p. 54, "Free Worlds League after Operation Guerrero [3058] Map"
  16. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere [3063] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Marik, p. 56, "Free Worlds League after FedCom Civil War [3067] Map"
  18. ' Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]
  19. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere [3075] Map"
  20. Field Report: FWLM, p. 17, "Free Worlds League Deployment Map"
  21. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere - March 3081"
  22. 22.0 22.1 Field Manual: 3145, p. 116, "Free Worlds League Military"
  23. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  24. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 3135"
  25. Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  26. Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 22, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  27. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 56, "The Jihad In Review"
  28. Objectives: Free Worlds League, p. 4, "State of the Industry at a Glance (Dec 3078)"
  29. Interstellar Players 3: Interstellar Expeditions, p. 14, "Inner Sphere OA"
  30. Field Manual: 3085, p. 93, "Deployment Table - 3085"

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