Krayal (world)

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Krayal/Arodir (Far Home 2210)
Classic Era (1115)
C5429A8-8
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere4 Thin (tainted)
Hydrographics2 Dry World 20%
Population9 High (2 billion)
GovernmentA Charismatic Dictator
Law8 High Law (controlled blades)
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary F8 IV
Planetoid Belts 3
Gas Giants 2
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Krayal is a poor, industrial, high-population hellworld, with a billion or more sophonts in size, who struggle to survive in an inhospitable environment.

  • Hellworlds often offer daily, and sometimes even hourly, life-threatening situations to their inhabitants.
  • As an industrial world, this planet has well-developed manufacturing and processing industries. Manufactured goods are a major export item.
  • It is a member of the Worlds of The Leader in the Arodir Subsector of Far Home Sector, which is part of the Distant Fringe.


Astrography and Planetology[edit]

This star system is detailed using the Fringian Variant System Description.

Monostellar System[edit]

Krayal Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Krayal Primary Yellow-White F8 IV


System Data[edit]

Varnak-Krayal System[edit]

The primary is Varnak, a white subgiant star. It has a luminosity of 8.7 Sols, a mass of 1.85 Sols, and a diameter of 3.534 million km. The inner system consists of (I) a very hot small gas giant, (II) a sparse stony planetoid belt, (III) a dense stony planetoid belt, (IV) a sparse stony planetoid belt, and (V) a corrosive atmosphere inferno world. (VI) Krayal orbits within the habitable zone and is designated the mainworld. (VII) a thin atmosphere hospitable world, (VIII) a ringed very large gas giant, and (IX) a vacuum iceworld form the outer system. Many of the worlds retain satellites.

Mainworld Data[edit]

(VI) Krayal[edit]

(VI) Krayal is designated the mainworld. It orbits Varnak at a mean distance of 2.62 AU (392 million km), within the habitable zone. It has an orbital period of 3 years 43 days and a rotation period of 27 hours. The axial tilt is 16 degrees. Krayal has a diameter of 8,545 km, a density of 5.38 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 0.65 G. The world is geologically active. Its atmosphere is rated as Thin, Tainted, with a mean surface pressure of 0.44 bar and a composition of 78% nitrogen (N2), 21% oxygen (O2), and 1% argon (Ar), water vapor (H2O), carbon dioxide (CO2), neon (Ne) and other trace gases. The atmospheric taint is caused by hydrocarbon pollutants of industrial origin. Approximately 22% of the surface is covered in seas of liquid water: average tidal ranges exceed 0.1m. Mean surface temperature: 35°C. The climate is rated as Hot and experiences minor seasonal changes during the local year. The atmosphere is active and strong weather systems driven by the star surge across the globe.

Mainworld Geography and Topography[edit]

Total surface area: 229 million km², Land surface area: 178 million km², Water surface area: 51 million km².

Native Lifeforms[edit]

Varnak-Krayal System[edit]

Krayal, the mainworld, has extensive native life, consisting primarily of minute multicellular organisms and stromatolite-parallels that can be found in almost every ecological niche. Their metabolic functions drive the process of atmospheric renewal. The largest, most sophisticated fauna are small aquatic worms.

The cold marginally hospitable world lying in orbital position (VII) (within the H+ region of the outer system) has extensive native life, consisting of microscopic organisms, stromatolite-parallels and primitive flora that can be found in almost every ecological niche. Their metabolic functions drive the process of atmospheric renewal.

No other world in the system is known to have native life.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

World starport[edit]

Krayal has a routine quality starport.

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

World technology level[edit]

Krayal possesses a Technology Level of TL–8.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Fiber optics, improved telephones, and satellite communication and data networks.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Improved geothermal and improved batteries.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Advanced automobiles.
    • Water: Triphibians and early artificial gills.
    • Air: Improved helicopters and hypersonic jets.
    • Space: Space shuttles, early space stations, and improved interplanetary spacecraft (System Craft).

World government[edit]

Krayal has a Charismatic Dictator and is a Charismatic Dictatorship government.

  • It is a government by a single leader enjoying the confidence of the citizens.
  • The typical power source of this government is a Popular Autocracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is an Empire.

World Military[edit]

The Legion

Army of Krayal

World Economy[edit]

  • Resources: 9 (Moderate)
  • Labor: 8 (Hundreds of millions)
  • Infrastructure: B (Very extensive)
  • Efficiency: +2 (Good)

Trade data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Demographics[edit]

Population 1,933,000,000

  • Native Non-Human Races:
    • Hoppers: 193 million (10% of the population), concentrated within hives in human communities.

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available.

World Culture[edit]

  • Homogeneity: 8 (Discordant)
  • Acceptance: A (Very friendly)
  • Strangeness: 3 (Somewhat typical)
  • Symbols: 7 (Somewhat concrete)

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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