|No. of Worlds||157|
|Majority Control||Unexplored (NaXX) - 92%|
|Secondary Control||Non-aligned (NaHu) - 4%|
|Tertiary Control||Dominion of Ruins (DoRu) - 4%|
|Capital||Yazon/Nabile (Bourne 0940)|
|Imperial Coordinate||-16 / -12|
|This sector has sector data|
- 1 Description
- 2 Physical Astrography
- 3 Political Astrography
- 4 Sector Summary
- 5 History & Background
- 6 References & Contributors / Sources
A sector located to coreward-trailing of the Distant Fringe proper and characterised by the Moat Rifts. The positions and types of its stars have been cataloged as part of the University of Tal Varisa Deep Sky Program.
The following astrographic features can be found within Bourne Sector:
Clusters & Traces
Rifts, Voids & Jump Bridges
Other Astrographic Features
- Basilisk's Eye (1723 Tarchon Sector). The extremely luminous white supergiant star, lying around 80 parsecs to coreward-trailing, can be clearly seen from almost all of the worlds lying within Bourne Sector. A few systems lying in the central-rimward part of the sector have their view of the Basilisk's Eye blocked by the Bourne Cloud.
- Demon's Eye (1621 Far Home Sector). The intensely luminous blue supergiant star, lying around 25 parsecs to spinward-rimward, can be clearly seen from all of the worlds lying within Bourne Sector.
Bourne Sector has a known population of approximately 810,000 sophonts. Significant populations of the following sophont species are found within its borders:
- Humaniti (Human races)
- Other Non-Human Races
The following languages are among the most commonly spoken within Bourne sector:
- Anglish. A direct descendant of Fleet Anglic, widely spoken throughout the Distant Fringe. Most people know a few words and phrases of Anglish.
- Orometi. The language of the Protectorate of Leset and the Worlds of The Leader, the language the Empire and a common language throughout the coreward-spinward quadrant of Far Home Sector.
No polities currently exist within (or make a claim on any part of) Bourne Sector.
No information yet available.
The following subsectors can be found within this sector:
- Barren Subsector Subsector A of Bourne Sector.
- Desolation Subsector Subsector B of Bourne Sector.
- Gatehold Subsector Subsector C of Bourne Sector.
- Long Subsector Subsector D of Bourne Sector.
- Absen Subsector Subsector E of Bourne Sector.
- Chance Subsector Subsector H of Bourne Sector.
- Mendoka Subsector Subsector L of Bourne Sector.
- Nabile Subsector Subsector N of Bourne Sector.
- Erven Subsector Subsector O of Bourne Sector.
- Goss Subsector Subsector P of Bourne Sector.
The following systems and worlds can be found within this area:
History & Background
Only the worlds of the Abbot Spur, lying on the rimward border of the Sector, are settled. Much of Bourne Sector is partially explored wilderness. What is known of the distant coreward parts of the Sector derives from the studies of the Jannasta Expedition of the mid-55th century.
- Pre-Humaniti Era: largely unknown. Possible Slaver and Voyagers activity.
- Founding Era: Bourne Sector is named. Human settlement of the Intersect Cluster.
- Dark Age: the rise of petty polities and later the Dominion of Ruins. The Voyagers may have been active in the worlds of the Abbot Spur.
- Expansion Era: the end of the Dominion of Ruins.
- Early Modern Era: Settlement of the Abbot Spur.
- Post-War Era: the Jannasta Expedition explores the Intersect Cluster.
- Present Day: data for Bourne Sector is published in the DSP Listing. The interior of the Sector is opened to conventional vessels.
Major Historical Events
Some of the important historical events that have affected Bourne Sector include:
- 2254AD The Last Armada enters the Abbot system, lying within the Demon Cluster, the Distant Fringe proper.
- 2255AD Bourne Sector officially named. It had previously been charted by long-range scans performed by vessels the Last Armada.
- circa 2300AD Settlement of a few prime worlds within the Intersect Cluster by humans of the Last Armada.
- circa 3000AD Population growth and industrial capability prompts interstellar expansion within the Intersect Cluster.
- circa 3500AD Formation of petty polities. Internicene warfare.
- circa 4650AD Confederation of petty polities into Dominion of Ruins. Ongoing warfare by the Dominion against the Bone Worlds, culminating in the latters use of an unknown bioweapon.
- circa 4700AD Warfare within the Intersect Cluster scales down, worlds slowly depopulate.
- circa 4750AD All of the worlds of the Intersect Cluster become Barren.
- circa 5285AD The Dillard-Purcell Expedition crosses Bourne Sector.
- circa 5298AD Survivors of the Dillard-Purcell Expedition struggle back across Bourne Sector.
- 5460AD to 5471AD Jannasta Expedition surveys the worlds of the Intersect Cluster.
- 5575AD The University of Tal Varisa begins a project to construct a deep space Calibration Point in Nabile Subsector.
- 5583AD The Nabile Deep Space Fuel Cache completed and operational.
References & Contributors / Sources
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- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master Scout Emeritus Adie Alegoric Stewart of the IISS
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology Maksim-Smelchak of the Ministry of Science