Lakuusa (world)

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Lakuusa/Tsosoe (Empty Quarter 2606)
Milieu 1116
D550684-4
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere5 Thin
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population6 Moderate (7 million)
Government8 Civil Service Bureaucracy
Law4 Moderate Law (no light assault weapons)
Tech Level4 Industrial (combustion)
See also UWP
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System Details
Primary M2 V
Worlds 12
Gas Giants 2
Planetoid Belts 1
Cultural Details
Government Civil service bureaucracy
Law Level Moderate
Cultural Extension 4332
Army Size (BEs) 100
Economic Details
Technology Level 4
Economic Extension
851-5
Resources8Moderate
Labor5Moderate (700 thousand)
Infrastructure1 Extremely limited
Efficiency-5Extremely poor
Importance Extension -3
Resource Units 0
GWP (BCr) 20
World Trade Number 3
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 0
Starport Details
Classification Class-D
Port Size 0
Building Capacity (Tons) 7,700
Port employees 0
Port passengers (annual) 0

Lakuusa has both an unbreathable thin atmosphere and a lack of surface water making habitation by sophonts difficult. The system has a population between 10,000 and 10 million, lacking the industrial base to be completely self-supporting. This a low technology world with technology competency below the standard for Charted Space. It is a member of Julian Protectorate in the Tsosoe Subsector of Empty Quarter Sector and in the Hegemony of Lorean.

Astrography and Planetology[edit]

Part of the Kharo Cluster.

Monostellar System[edit]

Lakuusa Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Lakuusa Primary Red M2 V


History and Background[edit]

The desert world of Lakuusa is home to seven million sophonts descended from a Vilani colony that collapsed during the Long Night. The Lakuusa Planetary Bureaux form a civil service bureaucracy that resembles the old Vilani traditions in little more than name only. There are many areas of Lakuusa that are not inhabited. When combined with Lakuusa’s low level of technology, this makes the planet an ideal location for secret corsair bases and the like, as the locals are unable to effectively patrol and monitor the entire planet. More than once, Star Legion has been assigned to search out and remove corsair bands operating within this backwater system, but system patrols are otherwise not frequent.

UWP Listing[edit]

UWP Changes (all dates are Imperial Calendar)

References and Contributors[edit]

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