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New Olympia

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

New Olympia
New Olympia neighboring systems
New Olympia neighboring systems
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -150.168 : -130.286[e]
Spectral class G1V[1][2]
Recharge time 182 hours[2]
Recharge station(s) Zenith[1][2]
New Olympia
Planetary flag of New Olympia
Planetary flag of New Olympia
Geophysical
System position 3rd[1][2]
Jump point
distance
9.75 days[2]
Moons 1 (Delphi)[2]
Surface gravity 0.95[2]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[2]
Equatorial temperature 35°C (Temperate)[2]
Surface water 82%[2]
Highest native life Plant[1][2]
Founding 3025[1] - 3067[2]
Infrastructure
Ruler Prince Felix D'Andre[1][2]
Earl Hagar Kefalczyk[1][2]
Population 2,540,000,000 (3025)[1]
2,535,000,000 (3067)[2]
Socio-Industrial Levels C-B-B-A-B-A[2]
HPG (Representative) A (Precentor Blake Block)[1]

Political AffiliationEdit

Planetary InfoEdit

New Olympia is the third planet in the New Olympia star system and is located in the heart of the Free Worlds League. New Olympia is divided between an independent republic and the Marik Commonwealth. The planet is home to both the Lloyd Marik-Stanley Aerospace School and the Allison MechWarrior Institute.

Planetary HistoryEdit

Early HistoryEdit

New Olympia was discovered and settled in the 22nd century. Different waves of settlers clashed over access to resources, forcing the Terran Alliance to intervene military twice, in 2196 and 2220.[1] When the Terran Alliance fell, the residents of New Olympia formed three different nations, Kasnov, New Greenland, and Olympica. These three republics fought as soon as they were formed. Alonzo Marik extended an offer to the nations of New Olympia to join his Marik Commonwealth. In 2265, Kasnov and New Greenland accepted the offer, but Olympica rejected it. Military efforts to force Olympica into the republic failed thanks to intervention from the Principality of Regulus. The Mariks recognized Olympica as an independent state.[1]

Following their entry into the Marik nation, Kasnov and New Greenland merged into the Republic of Kasnov-Greenland. Olympica is formally known as the Independent Principality of Olympica.[2]

Star League EraEdit

In 2764 the Star League Defense Force Sixty-sixth Infantry Division was stationed on New Olympia. As tensions between the two governments that ruled the planet began spilling out onto the streets Captain-General Kenyon Marik deployed the Third Marik Militia to the planet on a peacekeeping mission. The Sixty-sixth was ordered to remain on normal duties by the SLDF chain of command, which viewed the situation as a matter internal to the Free Worlds League. After the Third took casualties during the course of their mission a battalion from the Third lashed out at the Sixty-sixth, apparently out of frustration and resentment over the SLDF remaining inactive during events such as the destructive Marik Civil War. The battalion from the Third attacked a patrol from the Sixty-sixth, prompting the Sixty-sixth to retaliate. The Sixty-sixth nearly destroyed the Third, while Kenyon Marik subsequently claimed that the battalion had gone rogue and had been ignoring orders from the Colonel in command of the regiment. The SLDF Intelligence Command believed that the attack may have been an effort by Kenyon Marik to find a way of waging a covert war against the SLDF.[27]

GeographyEdit

The island continent known as Olymipca Province is home to the Independent Principality of Olympica. The capital of Olympica, Darienbad, is home to the Allison MechWarrior Institute.[2]

New Olympia's other small continent is New Greenland. This continent and most of the islands comprise Kasnov-Greenland. New Greenland is home to the tall mountains known as the "Garden of the Gods". This mountainous region is where the Lloyd Marik-Stanley Aerospace School is located.[2]

EconomicsEdit

New Olympia has long been a major exporter of foodstuffs. It was home to large agri-domes, but few remained after the Succession Wars. Nonetheless, New Olympia is home to many species of consumable fish, including tuna and bass. New Olympia also has a thriving sport fishing industry, with marlin imported from Terra and Hodson's Fliers from Cap Rouge.[1][2]

Olympica Province became a wealthy vacation getaway because of its proximity to the heart of the Free Worlds League and its independent status that kept it outside of the Marik Commonwealth's tax code. Though League officials tried to close the loopholes, Olympica officials were able to argue that the Addendum to the Incorporation allowed them to retain their status as a tax haven.[2]

The "Garden of the Gods" has a thriving tourism industry as well. Many visitors travel there for the winter sports the mountains provide, as well as spa that are located in the region.[2]

Approximately 2.5 billion people reside on New Olympia.[1][2]

GovernmentEdit

New Olympia is divided between two different nations.[1][2]

The Independent Principality of Olympica is a monarchy. From 3025-3067, this province was ruled by Prince Felix D’Andre.[1][2]

The Republic of Kasnov-Greenland is a feudal oligarchy dominated by the Kefalczyk family who takes the title of "Earl".[1][2]

Military DeploymentEdit

Nearby SystemsEdit

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Kirkenlaard 13.13 Dickinson 18.10 Tongatapu 23.59 Washburn 27.36
Campbelton 27.68 Drusibacken 27.95 Tiber 31.69 Keystone 35.58
Rasalas 36.77 Regulus 36.82 Aitutaki 39.33 Ionus 40.59
Harmony 41.59 Laureles 42.14 Coriscana 43.67 Autumn Wind 46.69
Avior 47.21 Ariel 47.24 Sophie's World 48.01 Bainsville 48.28
Asellus Borealis 51.55 Midkiff 52.16 Asellus Australis 53.27 Atreus 53.37
Muscida 53.50 Kyeinnisan 53.81 Sterling 53.93 Lancaster 54.86
Gallatin 57.34 Oceana 58.69 Bedeque 59.36 Alterf 59.64

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 House Marik (The Free Worlds League), p. 154, "New Olympia"
  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 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.19 2.20 2.21 2.22 2.23 2.24 2.25 Handbook: House Marik, p. 60, "New Olympia"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 13, "Marik Commonwealth world within the Free Worlds League befor [2270] and after at their founding in [2271]"
  4. Handbook: House Marik, p. 24, "Free Worlds League after Age of War [2571] Map"
  5. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  6. Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  8. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  9. Handbook: House Marik, p. 34, "Free Worlds League after First Succession War [2822] Map"
  10. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Marik, p. 38, "Free Worlds League after Second Succession War [2864] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succession War [3025] Map"
  13. Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds League after Fourth Succession War [3030] Map"
  14. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  15. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, "Inner Sphere [3050] Map"
  16. Era Report: 3052, p. 24, "Inner Sphere [3052] Map"
  17. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, "Inner Sphere [3057] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Marik, p. 54, "Free Worlds League after Operation Guerrero [3058] Map"
  19. Era Report: 3062, p. 28, "Inner Sphere [3063] Map"
  20. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere [3075] Map"
  21. Field Report: FWLM, p. 17, "FWLM Deployment Map [3079]"
  22. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  23. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  24. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  25. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 3135"
  26. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 Field Report 2765: FWLM, p. 4-5, "Goals of the State"
  28. Field Report 2765: FWLM, p. 9, "Atrean Dragoons"
  29. 29.0 29.1 First Succession War (Source Book), p. 138, "First Succession War Deployment Table - FWLM"
  30. 20 Year Update, p. 71 - "Com Guards Deployment Table"
  31. Field Manual: 3085, p. 91, "Deployment Table - 3085"
  32. A Bonfire of Worlds, Ch. 2
  33. Field Manual: 3145, p. 171, "Clan Force Deployments - Wolf Empire"

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