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

St. Andre
St. Andre nearby systems (3151)
St. Andre nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 65.648 : -100.649[e]
Spectral class K7III[1]
Planets 10[1]

Political AffiliationEdit


St. Andre VEdit

St. Andre
Geophysical
System position 5[1]
Jump point
distance
4 days[1]
Moons 1 (St. Michael)[1]
Surface gravity 1.0[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 65°C[1]
Surface water 34%[1]
Highest native life Mammals[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Adet Montarle, Governor (circa 3120)[39]
Ann Plodinec, Governor (3130)[40][1]
Therese Toussaint, Legate (3130)[40][1]
Capital Jerome[1]
Population 4,429,335,000 (3130)[40][1]

Planetary InfoEdit

St. Andre is a principally as red desert planet located anti-spin of Terra. The planet is notable for its rich natural resources. The planet has one moon, named St. Michael.[1]

Planetary HistoryEdit

St. Andre is noteworthy for several reasons, but the most popular one is the fact that the leaders of the Tikonov Grand Union, Sarna Supremacy, Liao Protectorate, Capellan Commonality, Sian, and St. Ives Mercantile League met on St. Andre in 2366 to form the Capellan Confederation.[1]

During the Fourth Succession War, St. Andre was one of the first Capellan worlds attacked. The Davion Light Guards and the 12th Vegan Rangers Alpha and Beta Regiments landed on the world. They were able to destroy or defeat Justinia's Cuirassiers, Cochraine's Goliaths, and the First Battalion of the Blackwind Lancers.[41]

During the Jihad the CCAF had control of the planet and fought off several Word of Blake attacks aimed at claiming the planet; St. Andre was attacked early in the Jihad, with a second assault on St. Andre being rebuffed between the 21st and 28th of May 3070,[42], while a later raid in September 3076 saw a Level III of Blakist troops use weapons of mass destruction against St. Andre.[43][44] The third (and final) attack featured the Blakists using chemical weapons. Fortunately for the Capellan defenders the prevailing winds blew these chemicals back into the Blakist camps, killing the forces that would use them.[1]

The Republic and the Early Thirty-Second CenturyEdit

Since the planet of the Republic of the Sphere, the planet's military facilities went into disuse since 3084.[45] The planet when it joined the Republic did not join it willingly. It was integrated into the Republic's Prefecture V, along its anti-spinward border with Capellan Confederation.[1]

The Dark Age and The Capellan InvasionsEdit

First Invasion of St. AndreEdit

In 3132, the Inner Sphere's HPG Grid collapsed, within two years St. Andre became target of a renewed House Liao incursion to reacquire worlds lost with formation of the Republic. Left in the Dark, the republican-lead government became aligned with House Davion theme military splinter group known as Swordsworn, lead by Duke Aaron Sandoval.

In December 3134, the planet was invaded by large concentration of Confederation troops poised to retake the planet and break resistance in Prefecture to their invasion. The Swordsworn regiment, Davion Guards initially lead by their Commander Justin Sortek had taken up position in old SLDF base, Fort Ravenglade. However, Sortek was unable to hold off the invaders from seizing Georama and planet's capital of Jerome. Late December, Swordsworn's executive officer Erik Sandoval-Groell on planet to lead besieged Swordsworn forces from in pending invasion of the Fort on icy continent of Ravenglade. Liao forces on Christmas Eve, committed amphibious assault against Fort's port city of Archangel. The assault was part of a two prong attack, with an amphibious assault including a large force of Mechs, hovercraft and VTOLs designate take out the Fort's anti-spacecraft batteries. While a squadron of DropShips orbited the planet waiting to insert its share of military forces once the batteries were silenced. However, though Swordsworn forces in the base were badly outnumbered, they held off the invaders long enough reinforcement arrive as last of the defense towers were destroyed by Liao troops. [46]

Second Invasion and return to Capellan RuleEdit

In late February of 3135, Capellan Confederation forces invade the planet for the second time. However this time, Swordsworn forces were unable to fight them off and were force to withdraw from the planet.[47][48]

Military DeploymentEdit

2764Edit

2765Edit

2786Edit

  • Fourth "St. Andre" Lancers[51]

3025Edit

3055 - 3067Edit

3067Edit

3070Edit

GeographyEdit

St. Andre has two continents; Georama and Ravensglade.[citation needed]

  • Georama - Large southern continent of the planet, it is the home of most of the planet' population. The planetary capital of Jerome is located on Georama.[1]
  • Ravenglade - Northern ice covered flatlands of Ravenglade, it where most of planet's rich natural resource are mined which include; uranium, coal and petroleum.[1]

Planetary LocationsEdit

  • Fort Ravenglade: This is a old Star League Defense Force Military Complex. The base was used original to house a Star League Defense Force Division. The is situated on coastline near what became the mining/port city of Port Archangel. The base protected by steep cliffs, with narrow tunnels. The Fort contains a large landing field for space vessels to land. The base is noted for having nine towers containing anti-spacecraft/aerospace fighter batteries. These weapons prevent Aerospace Fighters to DropShip spacecraft from making direct orbital landing onto the base. By the early thirty-second century, the base fell into disuse during Republic of the Sphere ownership of the planet. Civilians utilize some of the base's facilities to help extra ore and other goods from the Ravenglade's rich lands.[58]
  • Jerome: Capital city.[1]
  • Port Archangel:

Nearby SystemsEdit

Closest 72 systems (72 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Hunan 7.3 New Aragon 13.1 Shensi 14.4 Tsitsang 15.8
Shipka 17.6 Wei 18.6 Poznan 19.7 Foochow 23.5
Zaurak 23.7 Styk 23.7 Halloran 24.7 New Macao 24.8
Pleione 25.3 Menkar 26.5 Algot 27.0 Palos 28.3
New Athens 29.9 Menkib 30.0 Foot Fall 30.4 Sichuan 31.1
Conwy 31.7 Gan Singh 31.9 Buchlau 32.1 Algol 32.9
Mandate 34.2 Second Try 34.8 Jonathan 35.7 Ningpo 35.8
Tianamon 37.1 Achilles 37.7 Matsu 37.8 Highspire 39.3
Manennaia 39.6 Bell 39.6 Demeter 40.4 Kansu 40.9
Sakhalin 41.2 Snailzar 44.6 Cynthiana 44.9 Ashkum 46.3
Yunnah 46.7 Bhaktapur 46.7 New Hessen 47.2 Genoa 48.8
Ulan Bator 48.8 Heligoland 48.9 Slocum 49.0 Valexa 50.1
Undra 50.3 Remshield 50.5 Azha 50.6 Suzano 51.6
Kaifeng 52.0 Plataea 52.2 Almach 52.6 Zion 53.3
Moravian 53.8 Elnath 54.0 Arboris 54.1 Aldebaran 54.6
Alrescha 54.6 Quemoy 55.1 Sarna 55.3 Corey 56.7
Hamal 57.2 Yangtze 57.6 Chesterton 58.1 Zurich 59.0
Mesartim 59.2 Bharat 59.4 Westphalia 59.7 Angelsey 59.9

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 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 115, "St. Andre World Profile"
  2. House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. 14, "Seeds of Destruction" - St. Andre a Client state is noted as being part of Capellan Hegemony, pre-Conferation nation.
  3. Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Founding - [2366] Map"
  4. Handbook: House Liao, p. 13, "Timeline: Capellan Zone 2367"
  5. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  6. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  7. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  8. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  10. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  12. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  13. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  15. House Davion (The Federated Suns), p. vii, "Federated Suns Map - [3025]"
  16. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succesion War - [3025] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Davion, p. 72, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War - [3030] Map"
  19. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of [3039] - [3040] Map"
  21. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  22. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  23. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  24. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  25. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero [3058]"
  26. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  27. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  28. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  29. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  30. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  31. Field Report: CCAF, p. 21, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  32. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  33. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  34. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  35. Swords of Sedition, p. 81 - Capellan Confederation takes St. Andre from Davion themed Splinter group, SwordSworn.
  36. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  37. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  38. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  39. Dark Age: Republic of the Sphere, p. 31 "Jacob Bannson"
  40. 40.0 40.1 40.2 Dark Age: Republic of the Sphere, p. 12 "Prefecture V"
  41. NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 1, pp. 20-22
  42. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 48, "The Jihad In Review"
  43. Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 22, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  44. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 56, "The Jihad In Review"
  45. Fortress of Lies, p. 247 - Base disuse for 50 years, novel's game date is 3134.
  46. Fortress of Lies, p. 263-282 assault of Fort Ravenglade.
  47. Sword of Sedition, p. 81 - Report of fall of St. Andre and Swordsworn forces forced off planet.
  48. File:Republic Territories 3135.pdf, Post-Republic of the Sphere map as of October 3135, St. Andre is shown as part of House Liao.
  49. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 253, "SLDF - Capellan Confederation Military Command Map"
  50. Field Report 2765: Capellan Confederation, p. 12, "Regimental Status"
  51. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 136, "First Succession War Deployment Table - CCAF"
  52. 52.0 52.1 52.2 House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. 105 - "Unit Deployment Table"
  53. ComStar (sourcebook), p. 85, "Com Guards Deployment Table"
  54. Field Manual: ComStar, p. 126 - "ComGuard Deployment Table"
  55. Field Manual: Updates, p. 98 - "Com Guards Deployment Table"
  56. Field Manual: Updates, p. 33 - "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table"
  57. 57.0 57.1 BattleCorps: INN Newscast (Solaris Broadcasting Co. section), news item published [30/05/3070]: "Word Thrown Back from St. Andre a Second Time"
  58. Fortress of Lies, pp. 253,254, 255-257,270 - Tidbits of information regarding Military Complex named, Fort Ravenglade.

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