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Proserpina nearby systems (3151)
Proserpina nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 158.215 : 34.295[e]

Proserpina IVEdit

Proserpina IV
System position 4[1]
Jump point
4 days[1]
Moons 1 (Taikata)
Surface gravity 0.98
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Tainted)
Equatorial temperature 25°C
Surface water 67%
Highest native life 10% Reptile
Ruler Reginald Rosanqet, Duke of Proserpina[1]
Mikhail Stanislokov, Governor (3130)[2]
Arianna Rosanqet, Legate (3130)[2]
Population 1,872,000,000 (3025)[1]
2,173,050,000 (3066)[citation needed]
2,001,723,000 (3130)[2]
HPG (Representative) A (Precentor Todd Marx[1])
JumpShips above Proserpina

Political AffiliationEdit

Planetary HistoryEdit

Early HistoryEdit

Proserpina was one of the Core Worlds housing heavy industry companies such as Guided Technologies and Bulldog Enterprises. These factories, and many others, exploited the petrochemical and mineral resources of the planet directly and refined metals from the ores in the world were shipped to many other planets

Star LeagueEdit

During the final years of the Star League, Proserpina was the host to a Star League Defense Force garrison.[46]

Succession WarsEdit

After the fall of the Star League the world faced nearly constant raids by the Federated Suns. During one of these raids the defending DCMS forces used a nerve gas to destroy the invaders. As a result the planet's surface is mostly poisonous after combat during the Succession Wars; In fact two of it's five continents (Amerigo and Greater Harpago)[47] are totally uninhabitable

By 3025 the planet had been seven times the object of ferocious contests between the Draconis Combine and the Federated Suns. During the last battle between Davion and Kurita, the Combine forces released huge plumes of nerve gas that killed approximately 60% of the planet's civilian and military populations.[1]

Civil WarEdit

In 3066, despite the years that have passed since the wars both the air and water on planet surface are still contaminated. Yet the rich minerals of the planet and well developed industry bring prosperity to it's inhabitants, even if they do need to wear environmental suits and breathing masks.[48]

The location of Proserpina on the Federated Suns border insures that the DCMS has kept a strong defensive force in place on the world, as well as establishing an extensive network of refit and rearm points for defending troops. In addition to the military forces on world, the planet also hosts the University of Proserpina, a military academy that has consistently turned out high-quality graduates for the DCMS.[47]

Apocryphal Content Starts

The information after this notice comes from apocryphal sources; the canonicity of such information is uncertain.
Please view the reference page for information regarding their canonicity.

The database of the (apocryphal) 1989 video game MechWarrior, set around the year 3025, gives a population of 1.872 billion for Proserpina and describes the environment as "desert" (out of only three impressions of planetary environments given in the game, these being "desert", "ice", or "tropical").

Apocryphal Content Ends

Dark AgeEdit

The Ryuken-san were stationed on Proserpina in 3087 when the Robinson Rangers launched a raid against the planet, looking to hit the Bulldog Technologies factory. The raiding force fell afoul of a defending Ryuken-san force that included a pair of the new Pegasus (X-Pulse) hovertanks. The two hovertanks were able to savage the raiding force, forcing them to abort the raid, but a Rangers Locust managed to hit one of the lift fans on one of the two hovertanks with a lucky shot; the damaged Pegasus made contact with the ground briefly before tearing itself apart in the resulting cartwheel through the air, destroying the vehicle and killing the crew.[49]

Local FaunaEdit

The infamous Blood Limpet is native to Proserpina.[50]

Planetary Data[48]Edit

  • Continents: Amerigo, Bragadin, Darwan, Greater Harpago, Lesser Harpago

In 3025 two of the continents were complete wastelands, and the northern Amerigo continent was unapproachable except in an environmental suit because of the many long-lasting contact poisons in the soil and water.[1]

Era Specific DataEdit


  • Governor: Arianna Rosanqet
  • Planetary Legate: Mikhail Stanislokov

Military DeploymentEdit







  • Ninth Benjamin Regulars[53]



  • Ninth Benjamin Regulars[57]


  • Ninth Benjamin Regulars[58]

3055 to 3067Edit



- At this point in time the Ryuken-san operating at 30% of full strength, with 60% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology.


- At this point in time, the II Principes was at 75% of full strength, with 68% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology.

Planetary LocationsEdit

  • Ceres: ruined city by 3025[65]
  • Orleans Province:
    • Orlean: City[66]
    • Kennebunkport Airfield:

Industrial CentersEdit


Nearby SystemsEdit

Closest 44 systems (43 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Scheat 12.8 Alnadal 14.1 Klathan 17.3 Homam 21.3
Sadalbari 22.2 Matar 22.3 David 23.6 Raman 25.3
Xhosa 25.4 Fellanin 26.2 Tallassee 32.4 New Mendham 32.7
New Sumatra 35.5 Cussar 35.9 Paris 36.1 Breed 37.6
Clovis 38.2 Olancha 41.8 Ludwig 42.9 Tannil 42.9
Mara 44.5 Tripoli 45.3 Dobson 46.7 Doneval 47.9
Cartago 48.1 Lapida 48.3 Kentares 48.3 Okaya 49.4
Reisling's Planet 49.5 Junction 50.2 Le Blanc 51.4 Exeter 52.0
Elbar 52.8 Galtor 52.9 Cylene 53.1 Aldrecht 54.4
Mallory's World 54.8 Marduk 56.3 Hildaman 57.3 Johnsondale 57.4
Celebes 57.8 Kurhah 58.4 Waycross 59.6 Markab 61.6


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