Cthonia (AC 0515) (world)

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Cthonia/Orichalc (Alpha Crucis 0515)
Classic Era (1115)
A555ACB-E
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere5 Thin
Hydrographics5 Wet World 50%
PopulationA High (70 billion)
GovernmentC Charismatic Oligarchy
LawB Extreme Law (control of movement)
Tech LevelE High Stellar (anti-grav cities)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M0 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 1
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Cthonia (AC 0515) is a high-population world with a billion or more sophonts in population size.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

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Monostellar System[edit]

Cthonia (AC 0515) Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Cthonia (AC 0515) Primary Red M0 V


System Data[edit]

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World Data[edit]

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Native Lifeforms[edit]

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History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Cthonia is a high-population border world located in Orichalc Subsector of Alpha Crucis Sector. The system belongs to the Solomani Confederation and is a founding member of the Orichalc Regional Defense Association (ORDA).

World Starport[edit]

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World Technology Level[edit]

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World Government[edit]

Cthonia is famed for its educational system, which uses neuro-psychological techniques to meticulously channel children into those fields they are most likely to excel in.

  • Candidates for leadership tend to be selected before they even reach adolescence, and similar techniques are used in many other aspects of Cthonian society. Cthonia also manufactures cybernetic augments.

World Economy[edit]

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World Demographics[edit]

Wih a population of 70 billion, it has the highest population in the subsector.

World Culture[edit]

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Historical Data[edit]

Cthonia was one of the earliest Terran Confederation colonies. During the late Rule of Man Cthonia grew to prominence as a trading hub and industrial center and retained this influence even during the Long Night, when it established a protectorate over nearby worlds. The Protectorate of Cthonia was an important pocket empire during this period, and its legacy continues to echo in the contemporary ORDA.

  • Cthonia was an early adherent to the Solomani Movement, sending a large delegation to the first Movement meeting on Terra (Solomani Rim 1827) in 685.
  • In 1014 Cthonia founded ORDA, a mutual defense alliance consisting of 13 Confederation border worlds. Cthonia leads ORDA and has also used this position to gain economic and political advantages over its neighboring worlds. ORDA maintains a large, sophisticated fleet against the Imperial threat, independent of Confederation control. Although legally entitled to such a navy by the Charter, Confederation officials are concerned about the size of the ORDA armada. However, the potential expansion of Cthonian neuro-psychological techniques to other Solomani worlds has so far impelled the Confederation to leave Cthonia in peace.

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