Kir (Co 3105) (world)
|Kir/Shinkan (Core 3105)|
|Classic Era (1115)|| |
Kir (Co 3105) is a non-agricultural, pre-industrial vacuum world, which warrants hazardous environment precautions.
- Life in a vacuum requires great discipline. After all, it only takes one forgotten seal on a vacuum suit to spell death. Those who survive tend to be very methodically-minded and attentive to small detail.
- It is unable to produce quality foodstuffs and must import them.
- 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.
- Its economy and population are slowly growing and living conditions are expected to improve in the near future barring outside forces.
- This a "high technology" world with technology achievements at, near, or over technology standards for Charted Space.
- It is a member of the Third Imperium in the Shinkan Subsector of Core Sector in the Domain of Sylea.
- This world has a nearby Imperial Naval Base, capable of handling warships.
- This world has a colony at Garen (world).
Description (Astrography & Planetology)
The bulk of the Naval Base's presence are the orbital boatyards. These military orbital facilities are heavily defended and largely self contained. High security prevents civilian shipping from venturing anywhere near the military complexes. The surface facilities are spartan, and most of the civilian habitation is deep underground.
Kir Monostellar System Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks Kir Primary Red M3 V
History & Background (Dossier)
The local opinion here is that the Imperium is bigoted toward aliens. The planet is home to a cosmopolitan mixture of sentient species, living largely in harmony. This planet used to have a university, widely renowned for its departments of natural sciences. There was a gradual decline, which resulted in its' eventual destruction in -108, when disaster struck. Many of the experiments were seen as perversions of the natural order. The biological specimens escaped, killing nearly all colonists, on the planet at the time. This collapse occurred during the long night and superstitious natives swear the unclean progeny still lurk in the deep underground tunnels and deep burrows of the former colonial complexes, long abandoned by modern citizens. Many feel these older sections are best left sealed and undisturbed. Further evidence of this precursor culture is found in the massive colonial asteroid ships, drifting hidden and largely uncharted in the system's planetoid belt. These mobile laboratories housed advanced self supporting closed loop ecosystems. A myriad of strange, genetically modified organisms from hundreds of worlds were modified and placed there. Rumors of the ancient scientists and university researchers still sleep aboard their craft, frozen and waiting. Occasionally, a bold and crazy explorer will come looking for salvage and treasure. Few of these folk are seen or heard from again by the locals.
Imperial High (Landed) Nobility
Kir has a good quality starport.
- A Class-B Starport Facility has not very well developed shipyards and is only capable of producing spaceships.
- This facility has many very skilled personnel who can perform not only major repair work, but overhaul work as well.
- This facility has advanced refueling and refining infrastructure. One may purchase practically any kind of refined fuel here.
- Almost every starport of this class possesses both a Lowport and a Highport. Such ports rarely have more than one of each kind of port.
World Technology Level
No information yet available.
References & Contributors (Sources)
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- Jim Cunningham, John Harshman, J. Andrew Keith, Marc W. Miller, Gordon Sheridan. Atlas of the Imperium (Game Designers Workshop, 1984), TBD.
- Michael Berry, David Burden. Milieu 0 Campaign (Imperium Games, 1996), TBD.
- Marc Miller's Traveller T4 Psionic Institutes
- Marc Miller. First Survey (Imperium Games, 1996), TBD.
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology Maksim-Smelchak of the Ministry of Science