Mai (world)

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Mai/Zeda (Dagudashaag 0622)
Milieu 1116
D530624-7
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km)
Atmosphere3 Vacuum (very thin)
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population6 Moderate (4 million)
Government2 Participating Democracy
Law4 Moderate Law (no light assault weapons)
Tech Level7 Pre-Stellar (electronics)
See also UWP
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]
System Details
Primary M2 V M2 V
Worlds 7
Gas Giants 2
Planetoid Belts 2
Cultural Details
Government Participating democracy
Law Level Moderate
Cultural Extension 4335
Army size (BEs) 2
Economic Details
Technology Level 7
Economic Extension
851-5
Resources8Moderate
Labor5Moderate (400 thousand)
Infrastructure1 Extremely limited
Efficiency-5Extremely poor
Importance -3
Resource Units 20
GWP (BCr) 2
World Trade Number 3.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 513
Starport Details
Classification Class-D
Port Size 3
Building Capacity (Tons) 4,000
Port employees 35
Port passengers (annual) 100

Mai has a very thin atmosphere and no surface water. The system has a population between one and 10 million sophonts. This world is designated an Amber Zone with an environment, laws, customs, life forms, or other conditions make it dangerous to visitors. There is a habitat or settlement for criminals or exiles from other worlds here. The world has a climate with temperatures at the upper range of human endurance. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Zeda Subsector of Dagudashaag Sector and in the Domain of Vland. Mai, 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. 80% of the world's population is the Minor Human Race Ziadd. During the Long Night this world was named Kiiar Paa.

Astrography and planetology[edit]

Mai is a member of the Dagudashaag Main.

Mai is an astronomical curiosity (Some might even say an anaomaly...) and extremely unpleasant to boot. It is trapped between its twin stars, which orbit around the world. Two planetoids belts beyond the stars and two small moonless gas giants orbit beyond them. The gravity and EM activity of the stars make travel to the central world be difficult, and Mai is rarely visited.

Temperatures on the world are high and there is extreme volcanism. There is one small northern polar lake, the only free-standing water on the surface.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Mai Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Mai Primary Primary Red M2 V
Mai Companion Secondary Red M2 V


History and background[edit]

The northern polar lake is the location of the main colony. Almost all of the population are ethnic Ziadd. Life is brutal and spartan, and adequate water is considered a luxury.

Mai also serves as a Ziadd prison colony, housing category Alpha prisoners in a facility directly under the southern pole.

References and contributors[edit]

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  1. "Jump Map API" and map location from Travellermap.com