Khruel (world)

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Khruel/Arnakhish (Dagudashaag 1903)
Milieu 1116
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size9 Large (14,400 km, 1.03g - 1.33g)
AtmosphereB Exotic (corrosive)
Hydrographics4 Wet World 40%
Population3 Low (4 thousand)
Government3 Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy
Law1 Low Law (no explosives, poison gas)
Tech Level9 Early Stellar (fusion)
See also UWP
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System Details
Primary M9 III D
Worlds 13
Gas Giants 0
Planetoid Belts 2
Cultural Details
Government Self-perpetuating oligarchy
Law Level Low
Cultural Extension 1215
Army size (BEs) 0
Economic Details
Technology Level 9
Economic Extension
Labor2Low (400)
Infrastructure1 Extremely limited
Efficiency-5Extremely poor
Importance -1
Resource Units 7
GWP (BCr) 0
World Trade Number 3
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 0
Starport Details
Classification Class-C
Port Size 0
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 0
Port passengers (annual) 0

Khruel is a fluid world with an oceanic geography of a liquid other than water such as ammonia, methane, hydrocarbons, or other exotic liquids. The system supports a population of fewer than 10,000 sophonts. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Arnakhish Subsector of Dagudashaag Sector and in the Domain of Vland. Khruel, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of an Imperial knight, a member of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world. During the Long Night this world was named Nima Khi.

Astrography and planetology[edit]

The planet is a hellish wilderness with but a single settlement: Port Famine.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Khruel Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Khruel Primary Primary Red M9 III
Khruel Companion Secondary White Dwarf D

History and background[edit]

Port Famine is an independent mining settlement, which refines valuable chemicals from the planetary surface.

Point of Interest: "Kamikaze Run" Competition[edit]

The Khruel system is better known for its biannual Kamikaze Run competition. Independent traders from throughout the sector compete to be the first ship to safely travel through the inner planetary belt and get out the other side with a specially planted beacon. The belt is composed of billions of small asteroids, none larger than 50km in diameter. The competitors have to plan a route through the belt to the beacon, avoiding collision and planted mines which are timed to explode at hourly intervals. The winner of the race, as well as winning the prize money of Mcr1.1, gains a great deal of respect and sponsorship – especially as 28% of all ships never finish but are wrecked in the belt.

References and contributors[edit]

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