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Simpson Desert

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

Simpson Desert
Simpson Desert neighbouring systems
Simpson Desert neighbouring systems
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -271.591 : -99.305[e]
Spectral class G9V[1]
Recharge station(s) None[1]
Simpson Desert
Planetary flag of Simpson Desert
Planetary flag of Simpson Desert
Geophysical
System position 4[1]
Jump point
distance
6 days[1]
Highest native life Mammals[1]
Reference Year 3025[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Count Jan Erikson[1]
Population 619,000[1]
HPG (Representative) A[1]
(Precentor Phillipe Ortez)[1]

Political AffiliationEdit

Planetary InfoEdit

Despite the name of the planet, the Simpson Desert is covered with beautiful thick forests, rolling hills and fields, and jagged rock formations that obscure movement. It is not a desert that world's name suggests. A mistake stemming from the first survey of the planet by early explorers.[34] A spice discovered on this world Simpson's Delight (discovered by Professor Waldo Simpson) was used by chefs in a new dish known as "Simpson's Dessert." This dish gave the world it's name. When a clerk in the Terran Hegemony entered the name into their database, one "s" was accidentally dropped, leading to the name "Simpson's Desert."[1]

The world is home of remains of Fort Verdun, a fort used by the first Star League.[35]

Planetary HistoryEdit

Star LeagueEdit

Simpson desert was the place where the Star League built a military base, named "Fort Verdun".

Dark AgeEdit

In 3137 Simpson Desert was captured by the Lyran Commonwealth, during Operation Hammerfall. The militia entrench themselves in Fort Verdun, enlarging the fight. Camacho's Caballeros captured the planet after the defending Third Tamarind Regulars put up a fierce resistance.[36]

Military DeploymentEdit

Nearby SystemsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 House Marik (The Free Worlds League), p. 161, "Planet Guide"
  2. Handbook: House Marik, p. 13, "Free Worlds League Founding [2271]"
  3. Handbook: House Marik, p. 24, "Free Worlds League after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  4. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  5. Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  6. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  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. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  11. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Marik, p. 38, "Free Worlds League after Second Succesion War - [2864] Map"
  13. House Marik (The Free Worlds League), p. vii, "Free Worlds League Map - [3025]"
  14. Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds League after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  16. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  17. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  18. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  19. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Marik, p. 54, "Free Worlds League after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  21. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Marik, p. 56, "Free Worlds League after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  23. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map
  24. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  25. Field Report: FWLM, p. 17, "Free Worlds League Military Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  26. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  27. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  28. Touring the Stars - Free Worlds League section
  29. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  30. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  31. Fire at Will, p. ??
  32. Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  33. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  34. Fire at Will, p. 207
  35. Fire at Will, p. 208
  36. 36.0 36.1 Field Manual: 3145, p. 179-180, "Camacho's Caballeros"
  37. Field Manual: 3145, p. 116, "Free Worlds League Military"

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