Darkmoon (world)

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Darkmoon/Naadi (Corridor 2111)
Milieu 0
E78A533-5
StarportE Frontier - no facilities
Size7 Medium (11,200 km, 0.70g - 0.94g)
Atmosphere8 Dense
HydrographicsA Water World 100%
Population5 Moderate (600 thousand)
Government3 Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech Level5 Industrial (mass production)
Classic Era (1115)
D78A66B-7
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size7 Medium (11,200 km, 0.70g - 0.94g)
Atmosphere8 Dense
HydrographicsA Water World 100%
Population6 Moderate (7 million)
Government6 Captive Government/Colony
LawB Extreme Law (control of movement)
Tech Level7 Pre-Stellar (electronics)
Hard Times (1130)
X78A656-5
StarportX No Starport
Size7 Medium (11,200 km, 0.70g - 0.94g)
Atmosphere8 Dense
HydrographicsA Water World 100%
Population6 Moderate (1 million)
Government5 Feudal Technocracy
Law6 Moderate Law (no firearms except shotguns)
Tech Level5 Industrial (mass production)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary G1 V
Planetoid Belts 1
Gas Giants 2
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Darkmoon is a rich, nonindustrial water world, which has 90% or more of its surface covered in an ocean of water.

  • The inhabitants of this world live on the roughly 10% of exposed land mass, in underwater colonies, on city ships, or similar arrangements.
  • It has high-grade living conditions and life on this world is much admired by off-worlders.
  • This is a rich world with a prosperous and thriving world economy.
  • As a nonindustrial world, it requires extensive imports of outside technology to maintain a modern, star-faring society. The need to import most manufactured and high technology goods drives the price of these goods up in the open market.
  • It is a main world which is a satellite of either a gas giant or another world.
  • This world toils under the control of a military government with conditions reflecting that situation including curtailed civil rights and limited freedoms.
  • A Prison World, exile camp, or prison camp for criminals or other exiles is located upon this world in addition to other points of interest.
  • It is a member of the Third Imperium in the Lemish Subsector of Corridor Sector in the Domain of Vland.
  • During the Second Imperium this world was named Muumma.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

The Darkmoon System lies in the Naadi Subsector of the Corridor Sector that connects the Spinward Marches to the core worlds of the Third Imperium.

Monostellar System[edit]

Darkmoon Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Darkmoon Primary Yellow G1 V None

System Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Data[edit]

Lying off the beaten track, the main world is Tsenjia, a low population water world with little in the way of indigenous life forms, which has been stocked with Terran sea life.

  • For much of its Imperial history, the system has been home to a Naval base on Darkmoon, a moon orbiting the outermost gas giant.
  • Darkmoon is also a water world, but one that is trapped beneath a thick layer of ice and kept in liquid form by the tidal effect of the gas giant.

Point of Interest: Terraforming Project[edit]

The Ministry of Colonization approved of plans to seed Tsenjia in the Darkmoon (Corridor 2111) system with Terran-derived organisms in 447.

  • By 695, imported fish stocks on Tsenjia in the Darkmoon (Corridor 2111) system reached an exploitable level. A modest export trade begins. Almost all higher native species are extinct by this time.

Mainworld Size (S)[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Atmosphere (A)[edit]

Darkmoon has a pressure of 1.50 to 2.49 atmospheres.

Mainworld Hydrosphere (H)[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Map[edit]

No information yet available.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The base was actually home to the System Defense Boat and Space-Submarine Warfare School, devoted to training in the tactics and methods necessary to assault and defend water worlds (specifically against System Defence Boats operating from under the sea).

  • Yet when the base was closed in 902, life on Tsenjia declined, including a drop in the system's tech level from TL9 to TL7.
  • Fortunately since 1105, life has improved in economic terms for the seven million inhabitants of Tsenjia, after the mega-corporation, SuSAG, opened the Darkmoon Imperial Prison for over three thousand inmates.
  • The medium and maximum security TL12 facility, lies on the floor of Darkmoon's ocean, making escape rather difficult.
  • Of course, inmates are expected to work while they serve out their sentence and the corporation gives them two choices.
  • The first is as test subjects for SuSAG's biochemical research division, and the second is as part their underwater salvage program.

Imperial Landed Nobility (N)[edit]

Darkmoon, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of two members of the Imperial Nobility, who are charged with overseeing the world.

World Starport (Sp)[edit]

Darkmoon has a poor quality starport.

  • A Class-D Starport Facility has minimal if any shipyards and can only perform extremely limited repair work.
  • This facility has many skilled personnel who can perform minor repair work.
  • This facility has refueling infrastructure and limited refining capabilities. One may purchase unrefined fuel here.
  • Starports of this class very rarely have both a Lowport and a Highport.

World Population (P)[edit]

No information yet available.

World Demographics[edit]

Humaniti, population 100%

World Government (G)[edit]

Darkmoon is a Captive Government or Colony.

  • It is a government by a leadership answerable to an outside group, a colony or conquered area.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Vassal State.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Federation .

World Law Level (L)[edit]

No information yet available.

World Technology Level (TL)[edit]

Darkmoon possesses a Technology Level of TL–7.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Early video and early satellite communication networks.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Early fuel cells, solar energy, and geothermal power sources.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Improved automobiles, hovercraft, and bullet trains.
    • Water: Hydrofoils and early triphibians.
    • Air: Hang gliders and supersonic jets.
    • Space: Deep space probes and interplanetary spacecraft.

World Military[edit]

No information yet available.

World Economy[edit]

No information yet available.

Trade Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available.

World Infrastructure[edit]

This world possesses TBD infrastructure.

World Culture[edit]

No information yet available.

World Language/s[edit]

Historical Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP Listing[edit]

No information yet available.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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