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''(References to [[Special:Whatlinkshere/York | York]])''
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| image              = York_(Clan_System)_3151.svg
'''X''': -118 '''Y''': 34<ref>''The Clans: Warriors of Kerensky'' p. 113, Planet data includes  X & Y coordinates for Clan York planet.</ref>
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| caption            = York [[#Nearby_Systems|nearby systems]] (3151)
 
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| name                = York
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| coord              = -70.834 : 1807.012{{e}}
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| class              = F2V<ref name="TC:WoKp113">''The Clans: Warriors of Kerensky'', p. 113</ref>
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| recharge            = 173 hours<ref name="TC:WoKp113"/>
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| recharge stations  = Nadir and Zenith<ref name="TC:WoKp113"/>
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''Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to [[Strana Mechty]] at (0, 0)
 
''Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to [[Strana Mechty]] at (0, 0)
 
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| image=[[File:York.jpg|240px]]
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| caption            = Orbital view of York
| planetname=York
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| startype = F2V<br>(173 hours)
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| name                = York<ref name="TC:WoKp113"/>
| position = 2
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| position           = 2<ref name="TC:WoKp113"/>
| time = 18.79 Days
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| distance            = 18.79 days<ref name="TC:WoKp113"/>
| recharge = Zenith and Nadir
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| moons              = 1 (Huntington)<ref name="TC:WoKp113"/>
| facility = A (Clan)
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| day                =
| lifeinfo = Amphibians
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| gravity            = 1.3<ref name="TC:WoKp113"/>
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| pressure            = Standard (Breathable)<ref name="TC:WoKp113"/>
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| temperature        = 35°C (Arid)<ref name="TC:WoKp113"/>
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| water              = 70%<ref name="TC:WoKp113"/>
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| life                = Amphibians<ref name="TC:WoKp113"/>
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| date                =
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| year                = 3062-3074
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| ruler              =
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| capital            =
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| population          = 56,000,000 (3062)<ref name="TC:WoKp113"/><br>57,100,000 (3074)<ref>''25 Years of Art and Fiction'' p. 203, population as of 3074.</ref>
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| hpg                = A (Clan)<ref name="TC:WoKp113"/>
 
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==Planetary Data==
 
* Number of Satellites: 1 (Huntington)
 
* Surface Gravity: 1.3
 
* Atm. Pressure: Standard (Breathable)
 
* Equatorial Temperature: 35°C (Arid)
 
* Surface Water: 70%
 
  
 
==Planet Description==
 
==Planet Description==
'''York''' was a large and warm planet with relatively intense tectonic activity. The planet had large mountain ranges with several volcanoes reaching the stratosphere. Most of the planet's population was concentrated near the shorelines.<ref>''25 Years of Art and Fiction'', p. 203, Planet's environments profile in Art & Fiction book.</ref>
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'''York''' was a large and warm planet with relatively intense tectonic activity. The planet had large mountain ranges with several volcanoes reaching the stratosphere. Most of the planet's population was concentrated near the shorelines.<ref>''25 Years of Art and Fiction'', p. 203, Planet's environments profile in Art & Fiction book.</ref> The '''Horse Plains''' of the Northern Continent were the site of the death of [[Clan Blood Spirit]]'s founding Khan, [[Colleen Schmitt]], during a raid by [[Clan Burrock]].<ref>''Field Manual: Crusader Clans'', p. 23</ref> York was one of just two planets in the [[Pentagon Worlds]] and the [[Kerensky Cluster]] that was 100% self-sufficient, albeit the harsh lifestyle common to the Clans.<ref>''The Wars of Reaving'', p. 26, "Life on the Knife Edge"</ref>
  
 
===History===
 
===History===
Planet used as a mining world for both [[Clan Jade Falcon]] and [[Clan Snow Raven]]. After a time, these Clan's mines were depleted and York become a planet without strategical meaning. Eventually, [[Clan Blood Spirit|Blood Spirits]] laid claim to the rest of the planet by the [[Trial of Possession]] with the Falcons and the Snow Ravens.  After gaining control of the planet, the Clan the moved the majority of its population to York to isolate itself from the rest of the Home based Clans.  This changed a few years later, where the Spirits past dealings with their rivals from [[Clan Blood Spirit]], revisited them in form of invasion of the planet. After humilating Spirits, the [[Clan Star Adder|Star Adders]] was able to established a small enclave for themselves.<ref>''25 Years of Art and Fiction'' p. 203, The Colors of Rage - York (Clan Planet) profile in 3074.</ref> <ref>''Field Manual: Updates'' p. 39, Clan Political Balance Table - York still has small enclave belonging to Star Adders on it.</ref> During this period the Blood Spirits were slowly isolated, used as means for Star Adders train their personal. Merchants were blockaded from traveling to the world until late 3060s. During one these merchant visits to York, emissaries from [[Clan Diamond Shark]] uncovered a paritialy prototype ''[[Crimson Hawk]]''.  The commander of the emissaries fought and won a Trial of Possession for the 'Mech, its scientists and data in the Morgrave Swamplands.<ref>''Technical Readout: 3075'', p. 134, "Crimson Hawk": 'Mech's fluff reveals a Trial of Possession on York lead to development of the Crimson Hawk.</ref>
 
  
==Era Specific Data==
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York was colonized by Clans [[Clan Jade Falcon|Jade Falcon]], [[Clan Snow Raven|Snow Raven]], and Blood Spirit before before [[Operation: KLONDIKE]].<ref name=HOK133>''Historical: Operation KLONDIKE'', p. 133, "Pentagon and Kerensky Cluster (2821)"</ref> York remained a joint possession of these three Clans for over a century and a half. While Clans Jade Falcon and Snow Raven were active within the Clan Homeworlds, Clan Blood Spirit isolated its population from outside contacts.<ref>''Field Manual: Crusader Clans'', pp. 22-24</ref> Following the [[Burrock Absorption]], Blood Spirits laid claim to the rest of the planet by the [[Trial of Possession|Trials of Possession]] against the Falcons and the political dealings with the Snow Ravens. After gaining control of the planet, the Clan then moved the majority of its population to York to isolate itself from the rest of the Home based Clans.<ref>''The Clans: Warriors of Kerensky'', p. 70-71, "Clan Blood Spirit"</ref>
===3025===
 
* Occupying Clans: [[Clan Blood Spirit]], [[Clan Snow Raven]], & [[Clan Jade Falcon]]
 
  
===3062===
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After humiliating the Spirits, the [[Clan Star Adder|Star Adders]] established a small enclave on York for themselves in [[3063]].<ref>''25 Years of Art and Fiction'' p. 203, The Colors of Rage - York (Clan Planet) profile in 3074.</ref><ref>''Field Manual: Updates'' p. 39, Clan Political Balance Table - York still has small enclave belonging to Star Adders on it.</ref><ref>''The Wars of Reaving'', p. 15</ref> During this period the Blood Spirits were slowly isolated, used as means for Star Adders to train their personnel. Merchants were blockaded from traveling to the world until late 3060s. During one these merchant visits to York, emissaries from [[Clan Diamond Shark]] uncovered a partial prototype ''[[Crimson Hawk]]''The commander of the emissaries fought and won a Trial of Possession for the 'Mech, its scientists and data in the Morgrave Swamplands.<ref>''Technical Readout: 3075'', p. 134, "Crimson Hawk": 'Mech's fluff reveals a Trial of Possession on York lead to development of the Crimson Hawk.</ref>
* Occupying Clans: [[Clan Blood Spirit]] (100%)
 
* Population [[3062]]: 56,000,000<ref>''The Clans: Warriors of Kerensky'' p. 113, planet population shown for 3062.</ref>
 
  
===3067===
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A slow struggle for possession of York played out over the next few years. Clan Blood Spirit could not commit the resources to liberate York from the Adders, and the Adders could not bring their full attention to York to fortify their holdings. While the stalemate left York largely untouched early in the [[Wars of Reaving]], eventually the Adders sought a more permanent solution to the Spirits. A Star Adder fleet arrived in the York System and made a heavily contested planetfall on 3 August, [[3072]], extracting all remaining Adder forces from the planet. Three days later, the Adder fleet in orbit over York began bombarding almost every urban center on the surface. The bombardment took place 6-22 August, [[3072]], leaving the resource-poor planet with little to salvage and the beginnings of a man-made ice age. Two clusters of Blood Spirit survivors and a fraction of the civilian population evacuated the planet<ref>''The Wars of Reaving'', pp. 15-16, 35, 39, 42, 44, 51,54 104-105, "The Fall of York"</ref> As of [[3080]], the planet is completely "untenable".<ref>''The Wars of Reaving'', p. 155</ref>
* Occupying Clans: [[Clan Blood Spirit]] (90%), [[Clan Star Adder]] (10%)
 
  
===3074===
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==Owner History==
* Population [[3074]]: 57,100,000<ref>''25 Years of Art and Fiction'' p. 203, population as of 3074.</ref>
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* 2571 - Unknown Planet {{cn}}
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* 2750 - Unknown Planet {{cn}}
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* 2821 - [[Clan]]<ref name=HOK133/>
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* 2840 - [[Clan Blood Spirit]], [[Clan Jade Falcon]], [[Clan Snow Raven]]<ref name=FMCCY>''Field Manual: Crusader Clans, "Clan Blood Spirit", pp. 22-25</ref>
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* 2920 - Clan Blood Spirit, Clan Jade Falcon, Clan Snow Raven<ref name=FMCCY/>
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* 2930 - Clan Blood Spirit, Clan Jade Falcon, Clan Snow Raven<ref name=FMCCY/>
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* 3025 - Clan Blood Spirit, Clan Jade Falcon, Clan Snow Raven<ref name=FMCCY/>
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* 3030 - Clan Blood Spirit, Clan Jade Falcon, Clan Snow Raven<ref name=FMCCY/>
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* 3040 - Clan Blood Spirit, Clan Jade Falcon, Clan Snow Raven<ref name=FMCCY/>
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* 3052 - Clan Blood Spirit, Clan Jade Falcon, Clan Snow Raven<ref name=FMCCY/>
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* 3057 - Clan Blood Spirit, Clan Jade Falcon, Clan Snow Raven<ref name=FMCCY/>
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* 3062 - Clan Blood Spirit<ref>''The Clans: Warriors of Kerensky'' pp. 71, 113</ref>
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* 3067 - Clan Blood Spirit - 90%, [[Clan Star Adder]] - 10%<ref>''Field Manual: Updates'', p. 39, "Clan Political Balance Table"</ref><ref>''The Wars of Reaving'', p. 228, "Political Balance Table, 3067"</ref>
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* 3072 - Abandoned<ref>''The Wars of Reaving'', p. 105</ref>
  
 
==Garrisoning Military Force==
 
==Garrisoning Military Force==
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* [[Upsilon Provisional Galaxy (Clan Blood Spirit)]]<ref name=FMCRC149/>
 
* [[Upsilon Provisional Galaxy (Clan Blood Spirit)]]<ref name=FMCRC149/>
  
==Manufacturing Center==
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==Manufacturing Centers==
 
* [[Clan Blood Spirit Reserve Industriplex-2]]
 
* [[Clan Blood Spirit Reserve Industriplex-2]]
 
* [[Kindraa Payne-Beyl-Grant Main Production Facility]]
 
* [[Kindraa Payne-Beyl-Grant Main Production Facility]]
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* [[York Vehicle Y2 Facility]]
 
* [[York Vehicle Y2 Facility]]
  
==Nearby Planets==
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== Nearby Systems ==
! colspan="13" | Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years)<br />Closest planets first:
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! colspan="8" | Closest 20 systems (6 within 60 light-years)<br>Distance in light years, closest systems first:
 
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! Planet
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| class="lessthan30" | [[Homer|Zara]]
! Distance (LY)
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| class="lessthan30" | 11.2
! Jumps
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| class="lessthan30" | [[Albion (Clan_System)|Albion]]
! 2750
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| class="lessthan30" | 25.5
! 2800
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| class="lessthan30" | [[Grant's Station]]
! 2820
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| class="lessthan30" | 28.6
! 3025
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| class="over30" | [[Delios]]
! 3030
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| class="over30" | 54.1
! 3040
 
! 3052
 
! 3057
 
! 3062
 
! 3067
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Albion]]
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| class="over30" | [[Gatekeeper]]
| ??.??
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| class="over30" | 55.6
| 1
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| class="over30" | [[Kirin]]
| [[Unknown Planet | N]]
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| class="over30" | 56.1
| [[Unknown Planet | N]]
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| class="over60" | [[Brim]]
| [[Clan | Clan]]
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| class="over60" | 60.2
| [[Clan | Clan]]
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| class="over60" | [[Londerholm]]
| [[Clan | Clan]]
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| class="over60" | 71.6
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
 
|-
 
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| [[Gatekeeper]]
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| class="over60" | [[Paxon]]
| ??.??
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| class="over60" | 72.6
| 1
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| class="over60" | [[Priori]]
| [[Unknown Planet | N]]
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| class="over60" | 74.6
| [[Unknown Planet | N]]
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| class="over60" | [[Colleen]]
| [[Clan | Clan]]
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| class="over60" | 81.8
| [[Clan | Clan]]
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| class="over60" | [[Tamaron]]
| [[Clan | Clan]]
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| class="over60" | 85.1
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Brim]]
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| class="over60" | [[Shadow]]
| ??.??
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| class="over60" | 89.4
| 2
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| class="over60" | [[Lum]]
| [[Unknown Planet | N]]
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| class="over60" | 91.0
| [[Unknown Planet | N]]
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| class="over60" | [[Barcella]]
| [[Clan | Clan]]
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| class="over60" | 101.0
| [[Clan | Clan]]
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| class="over60" | [[Strato Domingo]]
| [[Clan | Clan]]
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| class="over60" | 109.9
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Delios]]
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| class="over60" | [[Strana Mechty]]
| ?
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| class="over60" | 110.3
| ?
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| class="over60" | [[Hellgate]]
| [[Unknown Planet | N]]
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| class="over60" | 117.0
| [[Unknown Planet | N]]
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| class="over60" | [[Huntress]]
| [[Clan | Clan]]
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| class="over60" | 129.7
| [[Clan | Clan]]
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| class="over60" | [[Vinton]]
| [[Clan | Clan]]
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| class="over60" | 131.2
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Kirin]]
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| [[Unknown Planet | N]]
 
| [[Unknown Planet | N]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
| [[Clan | Clan]]
 
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
<references />
 
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==Bibliography==
 
==Bibliography==
 
*''[[25 Years of Art and Fiction]]''
 
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[[Category: Clan Snow Raven Planets]]
 
[[Category: Clan Snow Raven Planets]]
 
[[Category: Clan Star Adder Planets]]
 
[[Category: Clan Star Adder Planets]]
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[[Category: Kerensky Cluster]]
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[[Category: Clan Homeworlds]]

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York
York nearby systems (3151)
York nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -70.834 : 1807.012[e]
Spectral class F2V[1]
Recharge time 173 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) Nadir and Zenith[1]

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

York[1]
Orbital view of York
Orbital view of York
Geophysical
System position 2[1]
Jump point
distance
18.79 days[1]
Moons 1 (Huntington)[1]
Surface gravity 1.3[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 35°C (Arid)[1]
Surface water 70%[1]
Highest native life Amphibians[1]
Reference Year 3062-3074
Infrastructure
Population 56,000,000 (3062)[1]
57,100,000 (3074)[2]
HPG (Representative) A (Clan)[1]

Planet Description[edit]

York was a large and warm planet with relatively intense tectonic activity. The planet had large mountain ranges with several volcanoes reaching the stratosphere. Most of the planet's population was concentrated near the shorelines.[3] The Horse Plains of the Northern Continent were the site of the death of Clan Blood Spirit's founding Khan, Colleen Schmitt, during a raid by Clan Burrock.[4] York was one of just two planets in the Pentagon Worlds and the Kerensky Cluster that was 100% self-sufficient, albeit the harsh lifestyle common to the Clans.[5]

History[edit]

York was colonized by Clans Jade Falcon, Snow Raven, and Blood Spirit before before Operation: KLONDIKE.[6] York remained a joint possession of these three Clans for over a century and a half. While Clans Jade Falcon and Snow Raven were active within the Clan Homeworlds, Clan Blood Spirit isolated its population from outside contacts.[7] Following the Burrock Absorption, Blood Spirits laid claim to the rest of the planet by the Trials of Possession against the Falcons and the political dealings with the Snow Ravens. After gaining control of the planet, the Clan then moved the majority of its population to York to isolate itself from the rest of the Home based Clans.[8]

After humiliating the Spirits, the Star Adders established a small enclave on York for themselves in 3063.[9][10][11] During this period the Blood Spirits were slowly isolated, used as means for Star Adders to train their personnel. Merchants were blockaded from traveling to the world until late 3060s. During one these merchant visits to York, emissaries from Clan Diamond Shark uncovered a partial prototype Crimson Hawk. The commander of the emissaries fought and won a Trial of Possession for the 'Mech, its scientists and data in the Morgrave Swamplands.[12]

A slow struggle for possession of York played out over the next few years. Clan Blood Spirit could not commit the resources to liberate York from the Adders, and the Adders could not bring their full attention to York to fortify their holdings. While the stalemate left York largely untouched early in the Wars of Reaving, eventually the Adders sought a more permanent solution to the Spirits. A Star Adder fleet arrived in the York System and made a heavily contested planetfall on 3 August, 3072, extracting all remaining Adder forces from the planet. Three days later, the Adder fleet in orbit over York began bombarding almost every urban center on the surface. The bombardment took place 6-22 August, 3072, leaving the resource-poor planet with little to salvage and the beginnings of a man-made ice age. Two clusters of Blood Spirit survivors and a fraction of the civilian population evacuated the planet[13] As of 3080, the planet is completely "untenable".[14]

Owner History[edit]

Garrisoning Military Force[edit]

3059[edit]

Manufacturing Centers[edit]


Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 20 systems (6 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Zara 11.2 Albion 25.5 Grant's Station 28.6 Delios 54.1
Gatekeeper 55.6 Kirin 56.1 Brim 60.2 Londerholm 71.6
Paxon 72.6 Priori 74.6 Colleen 81.8 Tamaron 85.1
Shadow 89.4 Lum 91.0 Barcella 101.0 Strato Domingo 109.9
Strana Mechty 110.3 Hellgate 117.0 Huntress 129.7 Vinton 131.2

References[edit]

  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 The Clans: Warriors of Kerensky, p. 113
  2. 25 Years of Art and Fiction p. 203, population as of 3074.
  3. 25 Years of Art and Fiction, p. 203, Planet's environments profile in Art & Fiction book.
  4. Field Manual: Crusader Clans, p. 23
  5. The Wars of Reaving, p. 26, "Life on the Knife Edge"
  6. 6.0 6.1 Historical: Operation KLONDIKE, p. 133, "Pentagon and Kerensky Cluster (2821)"
  7. Field Manual: Crusader Clans, pp. 22-24
  8. The Clans: Warriors of Kerensky, p. 70-71, "Clan Blood Spirit"
  9. 25 Years of Art and Fiction p. 203, The Colors of Rage - York (Clan Planet) profile in 3074.
  10. Field Manual: Updates p. 39, Clan Political Balance Table - York still has small enclave belonging to Star Adders on it.
  11. The Wars of Reaving, p. 15
  12. Technical Readout: 3075, p. 134, "Crimson Hawk": 'Mech's fluff reveals a Trial of Possession on York lead to development of the Crimson Hawk.
  13. The Wars of Reaving, pp. 15-16, 35, 39, 42, 44, 51,54 104-105, "The Fall of York"
  14. The Wars of Reaving, p. 155
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 15.5 15.6 15.7 Field Manual: Crusader Clans, "Clan Blood Spirit", pp. 22-25
  16. The Clans: Warriors of Kerensky pp. 71, 113
  17. Field Manual: Updates, p. 39, "Clan Political Balance Table"
  18. The Wars of Reaving, p. 228, "Political Balance Table, 3067"
  19. The Wars of Reaving, p. 105
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 20.3 20.4 Field Manual: Crusader Clans, p. 148, "Crusader Clans Deployment Table"
  21. 21.0 21.1 Field Manual: Crusader Clans, p. 149 - "Crusader Clans Deployment Table"

Bibliography[edit]