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Piedmont

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Piedmont
Piedmont nearby systems (3151)
Piedmont nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 79.399 : 77.759[e]
Spectral class G6IV[1]
Planets 7[1]

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

Piedmont
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 2[1]
Jump point
distance
7 days[1]
Moons 3 (Lassen, Calliope, Blanche)[1]
Surface gravity 1.03[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 31°C[1]
Surface water 64%[1]
Highest native life Mammals[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Quarish Ventano (Governor)[1]
Terrance Oliver (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Curtiss Valley[1]
Population 2,356,000,000[1]


Political AffiliationEdit

Planetary InfoEdit

Piedmont was targeted for early colonization after surveyors discovered six continents nearly covered in forests and jungles. Two other continents held massive amounts of easily accessible mineral ores, while three other continents were well-suited to growing Terran crops and food animals. Furthermore, the native fauna was easily digested by humans.[1]

Unfortunately things took a dramatic turn for the worse when a disease derived from a native bacteria swept the world. Chungalomeningitis, named for the city where it first appeared, spread via casual contact and was also able to use airborne vectors. Eventually a vaccine was found, but by then nearly two thousand people had felt the fever, palsy, and severe brain damage. Hundreds more had died. During the Star League the Combine established the Piedmont Institute for Disease Control in an effort to find a permanent cure.[1]

During the Amaris Civil War, Rim Worlds Republic troops raided the Piedmont Institute and stole the research samples kept there. Their plan was to use these samples as the basis for new biological weapons. The DCMS garrison made every effort to recapture the samples but the Rim Worlds forces opened one of the canisters to end the conflict. The mutated strain swept across the island continent of Cobayne, infecting everyone and quickly destroying the population. To prevent further infection, the DCMS unit called for a series of nuclear strikes on their own position, destroying both themselves, the Rim World troops, the infected population, and the mutated virus. Even three hundred years after that strike, the island remained a hot zone unable to support any life.[1]

Nearby SystemsEdit

Closest 44 systems (41 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Albalii 8.4 Chichibu 11.4 Ashio 12.5 Shimonita 15.2
Dabih 20.3 Algedi 21.7 Shinonoi 23.8 Waddesdon 24.0
Agador 27.8 Grootfontein 32.6 Kurhah 32.7 Halstead Station 34.3
Elix 34.4 Miyazaki 34.5 Kitalpha 38.4 Celebes 38.7
Shitara 38.9 Minakuchi 41.8 Biham 41.8 Ancha 41.8
Sadachbia 41.9 Lapida 42.8 Tannil 47.2 Sutama 47.4
Rukbat 48.5 Okaya 49.5 Al Na'ir 50.4 Telos 51.6
Skat 52.8 Umijiri 52.9 Altais 53.0 Nashira 54.4
Kervil 55.3 Junction 55.5 Hagiwawa 56.0 Alya 56.3
Kuzuu 57.5 Markab 58.0 Murchison 58.1 Ascella 58.6
Cylene 59.0 Osumi 61.3 New Sumatra 61.4 New Britain 63.2

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 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 34, "Piedmont World Profile"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine - [2319] Map"
  3. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  4. Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  5. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  6. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  7. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  8. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  10. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns After Second Succession War [2864]"
  11. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  12. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  13. 13.0 13.1 Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Davion, p. 71, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War - [3030] Map"
  16. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of 3039 Map"
  19. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  20. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  22. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  23. ">Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  24. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  25. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  26. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [October 3067] Map"
  27. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, Inner Sphere - [3075] Map
  28. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  29. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Armed Forces of the Federated Suns Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  30. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  31. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  32. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  33. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  34. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  35. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"

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