|Primary||G3 V M7 V|
|Government||Civil service bureaucracy|
|Army size (BEs)||1500|
|World Trade Number||5|
|Trade Volume (MCr/year)||33,902|
|Building Capacity (Tons)||8,800,000|
|Port passengers (annual)||41,100|
Khusgulur is an industrial world with a tainted atmosphere. The system has a population over one billion. The world has a colony on Serusi (Dagudashaag 2625). This is a cold world with an overall climate is at the lower temperature range of human-congruous sophont endurance. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Gadde Subsector of Dagudashaag Sector and in the Domain of Vland. Khusgulur, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of an Imperial knight and the feifdom of a count. Both are members of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world. This is the homeworld to Morlocks, a Variant Human Race. 50% of the world's population is the Minor Race Graytch. During the Long Night this world was named Khusgulur.
Astrography and planetology
Khusgulur is a member of the Dagudashaag Main.
Binary Solar System
Khusgulur Binary Star System Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks Khusgulur Primary Primary Yellow G3 V Khusgulur Companion Secondary Red M7 V
History and background
Khusgulur was originally settled during the First Imperium as a mining colony. The surface proved so inhospitable due to the extremely low temperatures the colony was established deep underground.
During the Long Night the planet was finally mined out, but the Khusgulur no longer had the means to leave. As technology wore out the Khusgulur were forced to adapt physically. Their eyes became more sensitive to light, allowing them to see better in low light. They adapted to living on the native animal and plant life that existed in the tunnels. Claustrophobia was completely bred out of them. They turned to the manufacture of ceramics to replace the metal they no longer had.
When the planet was rediscovered during the Kuriishe Eraki trade expansion, the Khusgulur were almost a race apart. They were experts in the manufacture of ceramics but were now photophobic, agoraphobic, and now required certain unique enzymes found only in their food-chain to survive.
Their enzyme dependence makes it impossible for them to colonize other worlds. They have strictly enforced population controls and death penalty for all crimes. Visitors to the world are restricted to the surface starport and may not enter the cities. The starport is primarily for trade and has never been upgraded.