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Marik

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Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Terra at (0, 0)

Marik
Marik nearby systems (3151)
Marik nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -79.621 : -75.28[e]
Spectral class K0V[1][2][3]
Recharge time 191 hours[2][3]
Recharge station(s) Zenith, Nadir[1][2][3]

Marik IIEdit

Marik
 
Planetary Flag
Geophysical
System position 2[1][2][3]
Jump point
distance
5.48[3]
Moons 2 (Hradcany, Malla Strana)[2][3]
Surface gravity 1.1[2][3]
Atmospheric pressure High (Breathable)[2][3]
Equatorial temperature 40° C (Arid)[2][3]
Surface water 55%[2][3]
Highest native life Mammal[1][2][3]
Reference Year 3025[1] - 3067[2] - 3079[3]
Infrastructure
Ruler Duke Janos Marik (3025)[1]
Duke Thomas Marik (3067)[2]
Capital Dormuth[3]
Population 4,780,000,000 (3025)[1]
4,805,000,000 (3067 - 3079)[2][3]
Socio-Industrial Levels A-A-C-A-B[2]
HPG (Representative) A[1][2][3] (Precentor Luka D'Allessandro)[1]

Political AffiliationEdit

Planetary HistoryEdit

Early HistoryEdit

The planet Marik was settled in 2139 by Antonin Marik acting under authority of the Terran Alliance.[4] Granted to the Marik family, the world's fortunes have risen and fallen along with that of its ruling family. The planet's mineral wealth helped the Mariks attain economic prosperity after it declared independence from the Alliance in 2238. In 2241, the Republic of Marik was founded, with Charles Marik at its head and Marik as one of the four founding members. When the Republic of Marik conquered Atreus in 2246, the Republic of Marik reinvented itself as the Marik Commonwealth, with Marik as a member.[5] After the formation of the Free Worlds League in 2271, Marik became an interior world that was largely spared the ravages of war. League Central Coordination and Command (LCCC), the bureaucracy that run the Free Worlds League Military, was headquartered on Marik. Though still the ancestral landhold of the Marik family, Marik was eclipsed in many ways by Atreus, the capital of the League.[1][2]

Star LeagueEdit

Marik served as the headquarters for the III Corps (Star League) prior to the fall of the Star League.[17]

Civil WarEdit

The traditionally spartan world played host to the Star League Council in 3064.

Jihad & Dark AgeEdit

Following the Jihad and the dissolution of the Free Worlds League, Marik became the capital of the Marik-Stewart Commonwealth under Corinne Marik in 3082. Her grandson Anson tried to turn Marik into an armed camp and a trap for invaders from the Lyran Commonwealth, so he relocated the capital to Atreus. Marik-Stewart instead had to deal with an invasion from the Spirit Cats in 3136. Captain-General Jessica Marik of the Oriente Protectorate struck a deal with Clan Sea Fox and the Spirit Cats that allowed them to remain on the world, as long as the Oriente flag flew over it. Between the three powers, Marik was wrested from Anson's rule in 3137 and three flags fly over Marik.[citation needed]

Military DeploymentEdit

2764Edit

2765Edit

2786Edit

3054Edit

3067Edit

3079Edit

3085Edit

Planetary LocationsEdit

  • Andrew Springs: [24]
  • Chavalet[3]
  • Modaria[3]
    • Dormuth (capital city)[3]
      • Royal Palace
    • Firehill Plains[25]
  • Lake Veil: [26]


Industrial CentersEdit

Nearby SystemsEdit

Closest 56 systems (53 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
St. Gall 13.3 Elbing 14.8 Grobin 20.3 Angell 20.6
Abadan 22.7 Avellaneda 23.0 Sarkel 24.9 Miaplacidus 25.1
Alphard 27.3 Savannah 28.7 Nathan 28.9 Pliska 32.8
Adhafera 35.2 Tania Borealis 35.4 Augustine 36.0 Remulac 36.5
Acubens 36.8 Oceana 36.9 Irian 38.1 Lancaster 38.4
Pavia 39.3 Catroxx 40.5 Holt 41.0 Bonaire 41.4
Merak 41.9 Ariel 43.0 Connaught 43.1 Asellus Australis 43.6
Hamilton 44.4 Bedeque 45.0 Bordon 45.0 Stewart 45.9
Lungdo 46.6 Blue Sava 47.1 Asellus Borealis 47.8 Aquileia 48.2
Dieudonné 49.6 Sorunda 49.7 New Hope 54.1 Keystone 54.6
New Dallas 55.6 Helm 56.6 Alkes 56.7 Van Diemen 57.6
Ling 58.0 Kalidasa 58.4 McKenna 58.6 Kolobrzeg 58.7
Nova Roma 58.8 Dubhe 59.9 Gomeisa 59.9 Chertan 59.9
August 60.0 Alhena 60.8 Talitha 61.0 Sophie's World 61.1

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 House Marik (The Free Worlds League), p. 154, "Marik Profile"
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 Handbook: House Marik, p. 60, "Marik Planet Profile"
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 3.16 3.17 Objectives: Free Worlds League, p. 10, "Marik"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 60, "Marik"
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Handbook: House Marik, p. 12, "To The Stars"
  6. 6.0 6.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 13, "Marik Commonwealth world within the Free Worlds League before [2270] and after at their founding in [2271]"
  7. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  8. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  10. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  11. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  12. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  13. 13.0 13.1 Field Manual: Updates, p. 159, "Free Worlds League Deployment Table"
  14. Field Report: FWLM, p. 17, "Free Worlds League Military Deployment Map"
  15. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  16. Map of the Clan Protectorate included with Free Worlds League map as of 3139
  17. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 106, "III Corps"
  18. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 254, "SLDF - Free Worlds League Military Command Map"
  19. Field Report 2765: FWLM, p. 10, "Regimental Status"
  20. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 138, "First Succession War Deployment Table - FWLM"
  21. Objective Raids, p. 37, "Free Worlds League Deployment Table"
  22. Field Report: FWLM, p. 8, "Regimental Status"
  23. 23.0 23.1 Field Manual: 3085, p. 91, "Deployment Table - 3085"
  24. Storms of Fate, Ch. 19
  25. Pandora's Gambit, Ch. 16
  26. Storms of Fate, Ch. 18
  27. Objectives: Free Worlds League, p. 10, "Imstar Aerospace"

BibliographyEdit