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Sheliak

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

Sheliak
Sheliak nearby systems (3151)
Sheliak nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 64.359 : 289.985[e]

Political AffiliationEdit

Planetary HistoryEdit

Clan InvasionEdit

Situated deep within the Draconis Combine, Sheliak was a minor planet with few resources. In fact, it was of such little military value that even during the Clan Invasion, when Sheliak suddenly found itself near the front lines, the DCMS did not assign any troops to defend it. Thus in December 3051, when Clan Ghost Bear invasion forces appeared over Sheliak, the planetary government was in a state of panic and agreed to a desperate plan proposed by football commissioner Jimmy "Straight Jim" Lorne.

Confident that the Clans knew nothing of the game of football, a challenge was issued by Sheliak's government. If the Ghost Bears won a game against the Sheliak Professional Football League, they would claim the planet; if they lost, then Sheliak would remain free. Unfortunately for both Sheliak's population and their football players, the Bears not only knew the rules of the game, but deployed a team of eight-foot-tall Elementals from the 68th Striker Cluster's 78th Elemental Support Binary. During the match at Kurita Stadium, the Sheliak All-Star team was utterly smashed and lost the game, 84 to 3. During the postgame show the planetary government formally ceded control of Sheliak to the Ghost Bear Clan.[34][35]

Military DeploymentEdit

Nearby SystemsEdit

Closest 32 systems (30 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Kaesong 8.2 Alshain 12.7 Tinaca 17.4 Thessalonika 17.7
Marawi 25.2 Kempten 26.3 Muswell 29.1 Corfu 32.3
Radstadt 35.2 Soverzene 35.4 Oyevaina 37.2 Mualang 40.2
Sternwerde 41.4 Vorarlberg 42.3 Goito 47.2 Halesowen 47.4
Ardoz 47.8 Tuat 48.7 Yamarovka 49.8 Kiamba 50.6
Gunzburg 52.0 Kanowit 53.6 Spittal 54.8 Lamar 54.8
Maule 55.3 Casere 55.4 Stanzach 56.2 Setubal 56.2
Bilma 56.3 Skandia 56.7 Krenice 60.2 Memmingen 60.8

ReferencesEdit

  1. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine - [2319] Map"
  2. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  3. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  4. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  5. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  6. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  7. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  8. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  10. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  11. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 62, "The Minnesota Tribe and the Chahar Profit"
  12. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 53, "Draconis Combine after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  13. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 193, "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  14. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  17. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  18. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  19. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  21. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  22. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  24. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  25. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  26. Field Report: Clans, p. 25, "Ghost Bear Dominion & Kungsarmé/Clan Nova Cat Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  27. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  28. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  29. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  30. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  31. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  32. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  33. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  34. Invading Clans (sourcebook), p. 34
  35. Three Points of Pride
  36. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 137, "First Succession War Deployment Table - DCMS"
  37. Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 164, "Warden Clans Deployment Table"
  38. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Deployment Table - 3085"
  39. Field Manual: 3145, p. 173, "Clan Force Deployments - Rasalhague Dominion"

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