Empty Quarter Sector

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Empty Quarter Sector
Antares Amdukan Star's End
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Ley
Subsectors
Tsahrroek Kourae Flange Tsosoe
Kakhasaek Tokitre Cotan Nisaga
Lentuli Yogesh Hebrin Turley
Nulinad Gimushi Udusis Yashodhan
Sector Data
No. of Worlds 313
Population 322,214 million
Majority Control Third Imperium - 42%
Secondary Control Hegemony of Lorean - 22%
Tertiary Control Rukadukaz Republic - 19%
Quaternary Control Other - 17%
Domain Domain of Antares
Balkanized Space
Capital Nulinad (world)
Gross Sector Product BCr996,797
Trade Volume BCr7,974
Imperial Coordinate +2 / +1
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Empty Quarter Sector is on the Imperial Fringe, a crossroads area between the Third Imperium and Julian Protectorate. It is an area with a long legacy of civilization and multi-species settlement with old settlement from Droyne, Bwaps, Humans, Sydites, Vargr, and other sophont species. It was first settled by Imperials during the time of the First Imperium, the Ziru Sirka. It is an extremely rich, cultural region.

Meta-History & Background[edit]

Empty Quarter Sector was originally designed by Marc W. Miller and appears in the Classic Traveller Atlas of the Imperium (GDW, 1984).


  1. In 1984, the Classic Traveller Atlas of the Imperium was published.
  2. In 1984, the Classic Traveller Vargr (Alien Module) was published.
  3. In 1987, the MegaTraveller Imperial Encyclopedia was published.
  4. In 1990, MegaTraveller Alien - Vilani & Vargr was published.
  5. In 1996, Milieu 0 Campaign was published.
  6. From 2005 to 2016, the T20 Stellar Reaches periodical was published.
  7. As of Fall 2016, this sector has been programmed into the Traveller RPG Wiki and the world entries are being detailed.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Empty Quarter, despite its name, is anything but. It is full of life, vibrant independent polities, a flourishing culture, and dynamic populations.

Toponyms: 1116[edit]

This sector has been known by different names to different groups over its existence including the following:

Empty Quarter Sector Names
Culture Toponym Polity
Third Imperium Empty Quarter Third Imperium
Aslan Empty Quarter Aslan Hierate
Droyne Unknown Droyne Oytrip Yatroy
Hiver Empty Quarter Hive Federation
K'kree Unknown Two Thousand Worlds
Solomani Empty Quarter Solomani Confederation
Vargr Empty Quarter Vargr Extents
Vilani Gushgus Third Imperium
Zhodani Empty Quarter Zhodani Consulate

Sector Nomenclature[edit]

'Non-canon: The Imperials within the sector generally view themselves as Imperials or citizens of their homeworlds. Unlike the residents of Ilelish or Core sectors, most don't identify themselves closely to their rather backward sector.

  • Usually, Imperials within the sector are called Imperials or Impies.
  • In formal discussion, the Imperial citizens of the Empty Quarter are referred to as Gushgusi.
  • Colloquially, they are called Emptyheads by Imperials.
  • Protectorate citizens are generally referred to by their member state: Rukadur or Republicans for citizens of the Rukadukaz Republic, and...
  • Loreans or Hegemonio for subjects of the Lorean Hegemon.

Linguistic Topography: 1116[edit]

The following languages are among the most commonly encountered within this astrographic region:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

It is an area with a long legacy of civilization and multi-species settlement with old settlement from Droyne, Bwaps, Humans, Sydites, Vargr, and other sophont species. It was first settled by Imperials during the time of the First Imperium, the Ziru Sirka. It is an extremely rich, cultural region.

Native Sophonts: 1116[edit]

The following races (sophont species) are believed to have originated within this area:

Demographics: 1116[edit]

Significant populations of the following races (sophont species) reside within this area:

Vargr Connections[edit]

Non-canon: Alpha Quadrant has been dominated by various Ikonaz governments since -1700, during the tail end of the Vargr Pillaging, and the Imperium has ruled its portion of the Empty Quarter since the mid-60s Imperial.

Historical Eras[edit]

Please see Empty Quarter Timeline.

Major Historical Events Timeline: 1116[edit]

These are some of the more important historical events that have affected this sector:

Politics & Diplomacy (Interstellar Relations)[edit]

The Empty Quarter is divided into roughly four quarters:

The Lesser Rift filled most of Delta Quadrant, and an arm of the Rift separated Imperial Space from:

Both the Rukadukaz Republic and the Hegemony of Lorean are members of the Julian Protectorate.

  • Independent systems are lightly scattered on the edge of the Lesser Rift, and dominate the buffer zone between the Hegemony and the Republic. A small group of Imperial client states, led by Tokitre, also lie between these two powers.

Polity Listing: 1116[edit]

The following polities can be found within this sector:

Polity Descriptions: 1116[edit]

Here are several synopses of the polities found in this sector:

  1. Alleg: CsIm: "Client State, Third Imperium"
  2. Alleg: ImDa: "Third Imperium, Domain of Antares"
  3. Alleg: JuHl: "Julian Protectorate, Hegemony of Lorean"
  4. Alleg: JuRu: "Julian Protectorate, Rukadukaz Republic"
  5. Alleg: NaHu: "Non-Aligned, Human-dominated"
  6. Alleg: NaVa: "Non-Aligned, Vargr-dominated"

Imperial Territory: 1116[edit]

This is an Imperial frontier area.

  • 42.00% is controlled by the Third Imperium.
  • 58.00% is controlled by non-Imperial powers.

Imperial Duchies & Districts: 1116[edit]

The Imperial part of the this area is divided into several duchies:

  1. Gimushi Duchy
  2. Hebrin Duchy
  3. Nulinad Duchy
  4. Udusis Duchy
  5. Yogesh Duchy

Trade Routes (Economic Astrography)[edit]

The following astrographic features and trade routes can be found within this area:

Mains, Branches & Arms[edit]

Clusters & Traces[edit]

Rifts, Voids & Jump Bridges[edit]

Other Astrographic Features[edit]

Worlds, Systems & Sectors (Political Astrography)[edit]

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This astrographic region is dominated by the presence of the Lesser Rift. The Lesser Rift provides a natural barrier between the rimward zone dominated by the Third Imperium and the coreward areas dominated by the Julian Protectorate and the Vargr Extents. This is an area of low to medium stellar density.

Capital/s: 1116[edit]

The capitals of the largest polities are:

Sector Summary: 1116[edit]

The Empty Quarter sector has 313 worlds, of which 266 have native gas giants. The estimated population for the sector is 322 billion sophonts (not necessarily humans). There are 23 High population (Hi) worlds, 27 Moderate population (Ph) worlds, 151 Non-industrial (Ni) worlds, 85 Low population (Lo) worlds, and no Barren (Ba) worlds. There are 48 Agricultural (Ag) worlds versus 22 Pre-Agricultural (Pa) worlds, and six Non-Agricultural (Na) worlds. There are 45 Rich (Ri) worlds versus seven Industrial (In) worlds. There are seven Asteroid (As) belts, 60 Desert (De) worlds, 21 Garden (Ga) worlds, 23 Ice-capped (Ic) worlds, 83 Poor (Po) worlds, 27 Vacuum (Va) worlds, and 22 Water (Wa) or Ocean (Oc) worlds. There are 17 Naval bases in the sector, 15 Scout bases, and no Way stations. In Empty Quarter there are two race homeworlds. The Imperial nobility includes 133 Knights, 17 Baronets, 31 Barons, seven Marquises, 14 Viscounts, 14 Counts, one Duke, and four Subsector Dukes. The highest population world is Outpost (Empty Quarter 1315). The highest tech level is E at Khebha (Empty Quarter 0709), Ukoen (Empty Quarter 2203), Thuellrue (Empty Quarter 2804), Irrkhun (Empty Quarter 2906), Saerrogh (Empty Quarter 0314), and Guezdhe (Empty Quarter 0511). The average technology level is 8 (with most between 5 and 10).

World Listing: 1116[edit]

The following systems and worlds can be found within this sector:

312 Worlds in the Empty Quarter Sector in Era: Milieu 1116
Aandii  •   Aardimash  •   Ababat  •   Abse-eb  •   Abuish  •   Aeghzivik  •   Aekhfe  •   Aellon  •   Aelraek  •   Aenalla  •   Aeradh  •   Aerren  •   Aerrogh  •   Aerrvok  •   Aerstou  •   Aerzorak  •   Aetsoek  •   Aezill  •   Aghets  •   Aghurtuekh  •   Agnakhong  •   Aisha  •   Akgakhong  •   Akiar  •   Aleshanee  •   Anata  •   Angour  •   Ankheal  •   Arakaad  •   Ardamashii  •   Askaath  •   Asoekh  •   Athuerr  •   Barindra  •   Basimah  •   Belumar  •   Bha Kakharkh  •   Bhastoum  •   Bishop  •   Bravo  •   Byeggra  •   Byegh Aengz  •   Cairne  •   Camilla  •   Charity  •   Chikatra  •   Chimalis  •   Coman  •   Cooke  •   Corcoran  •   Corsabren  •   Cotan  •   Daalii  •   Daerrdha  •   Dagemi  •   Dakamii  •   Daruka  •   Datawo  •   Dhaeknorz  •   Dharmendra  •   Dharo  •   Dheeraj  •   Dhungvadha  •   Diagemi  •   Dorado  •   Drago's Belt  •   Dumkashga  •   Dyani  •   Dzourrgae  •   Ebrahim  •   Ebwathwa  •   Edi  •   En Passante  •   Engaell  •   Eninshish  •   Enola  •   Enzaeng  •   Ersuk  •   Exile  •   Faiza  •   Fathwaas  •   Faust  •   Flange  •   Gaeko  •   Gaeloe  •   Gagukam  •   Gasadim  •   Gasali  •   Gauri  •   Gengath  •   Ghazko  •   Ghothu  •   Ghuekvar  •   Ghungzon  •   Gidhae  •   Giiluush  •   Gimushi  •   Gingesh  •   Gnorre  •   Gobi  •   Gousong  •   Gudina  •   Gueddzouukh  •   Gueghaen  •   Guelan  •   Guezdhe  •   Guudagi  •   Guukerrii  •   Gvurrdakh  •   Hadiya  •   Halla  •   Harshad  •   Hebrin  •   Hemant  •   Iisdirrii  •   Ikkimam  •   Ikon  •   Iksoe  •   Iluumiin  •   Indara  •   Irash  •   Iridia  •   Irikrough  •   Irilikhokh  •   Irkong  •   Irrkhun  •   Ishkhigu  •   Jaleel (EQ 1040)  •   Janardan  •   Jansing  •   Jinendra  •   Justince  •   Ka-aswa  •   Kaanada  •   Kaekhaenae  •   Kaethkfang  •   Kakhasaek  •   Kali  •   Karsaka  •   Karzana  •   Kasim  •   Kawatas  •   Kenrasda  •   Kewepab  •   Kfarror  •   Kfueng  •   Kfueraer  •   Khalidah  •   Kharkhelud  •   Kharo  •   Khastok  •   Khebha  •   Khebreyth  •   Khinisdaa  •   Khinumi  •   Khollok  •   Khuvoeru  •   Kirluan  •   Kiskiishga  •   Knaekiril  •   Kourae  •   Ksuel  •   Kuell  •   Kulloerr  •   Laenthataek  •   Lakea  •   Lakuusa  •   Larraez  •   Lawinger  •   Lazisar  •   Liamea  •   Libertad  •   Llongnarr  •   Llusega  •   Lukaau  •   Maarkhuda  •   Maarluan  •   Managa  •   Manendra  •   Marhaban  •   Mihirkiran  •   Miigaki  •   Miinagi  •   Mikhail  •   Mikik  •   Miramon  •   Mordekai  •   Mugama  •   Muna  •   Naerrsuel  •   Nakhkol  •   Nakhukir  •   Nazirah  •   Neelamani  •   Niketan  •   Nisaga  •   Nulinad  •   Nuri  •   Odzagh  •   Odzsouu  •   Oesae  •   Okori  •   Oloe  •   Omprakash  •   Orae  •   Orchard  •   Osaerr  •   Ourskadh  •   Outpost  •   Pamushgar  •   Paweba  •   Perpethwe  •   Prakesh  •   Pramas  •   Praveer  •   Pugaash  •   Ragidlam  •   Rajan  •   Rakesh  •   Rakhael  •   Rasu  •   Reshiigani  •   Reshkhuda  •   Rhoe  •   Riamlir  •   Riiakea  •   Roenksu  •   Rommel  •   Rrekoth  •   Sabira  •   Saeghvung  •   Saerrogh  •   Saezzok  •   Saffron  •   Sahale  •   Sakari  •   Sambra  •   Sandardin  •   Sangre  •   Sashar  •   Sekhthodu  •   Selka  •   Shaliir  •   Sharduuaan  •   Sharleda  •   Shikua  •   Shuiku  •   Shuura  •   Sibikaar  •   Sibikliir  •   Soksosoer  •   Sprocket  •   Ssilnthis  •   Sudvoukh  •   Suezkha  •   Surogota  •   Surrvok  •   Sutedvok  •   Taegzoer  •   Taetha  •   Takoda  •   Tapawa  •   Tapendra  •   Thaeallikh  •   Thisuel  •   Threythkhe  •   Thuellrue  •   Tindhakh  •   Tokitre  •   Tsahrroek  •   Tsai  •   Tsosoe  •   Tsuellae  •   Turakne  •   Turley  •   Udusis  •   Uedzoen  •   Ueksang  •   Uenkakh  •   Ughoko  •   Ukoen  •   Uku  •   Unaeng  •   Unang  •   Unsharshe  •   Upkugi  •   Urduaan  •   Urmair  •   Urshaiir  •   Usdaki  •   Ushmigad  •   Uthurrvon  •   Uzola  •   Varkh Bhargra  •   Vekhaetak  •   Vigil  •   Vipan  •   Vozak  •   Vreskegh  •   Vuensoe  •   Wabeab  •   Wapeka  •   Wesaswek  •   Woswaab  •   Yashodhan  •   Yogesh  •   Zada  •   Zare  •   Zoukhe  •   Zuerouk  •   Zuethun  •   Zukhisa

Subsector Listing: 1116[edit]

The following subsectors can be found within this sector:

  1. Subsector A: Tsahrroek
  2. Subsector B: Kourae
  3. Subsector C: Flange
  4. Subsector D: Tsosoe
  5. Subsector E: Kakhasaek
  6. Subsector F: Tokitre
  7. Subsector G: Cotan
  8. Subsector H: Nisaga
  9. Subsector I: Lentuli
  10. Subsector J: Yogesh
  11. Subsector K: Hebrin
  12. Subsector L: Turley
  13. Subsector M: Nulinad
  14. Subsector N: Gimushi
  15. Subsector O: Udusis
  16. Subsector P: Yashodhan

Territorial Overview: 1116[edit]

The following table details the subsectors within this area:

  • No information yet available.

Territorial Chart Key[edit]

No information yet available.

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