Pamock (world)

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Pamock/Khouth (Corridor 0510)
Milieu 0
D561411-8
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere6 Standard
Hydrographics1 Dry World 10%
Population4 Moderate (20 thousand)
Government1 Company/Corporation
Law1 Low Law (no explosives, poison gas)
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
Classic Era (1115)
C561542-9
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere6 Standard
Hydrographics1 Dry World 10%
Population5 Moderate (600 thousand)
Government4 Representative Democracy
Law2 Low Law (no energy weapons)
Tech Level9 Early Stellar (fusion)
New Era (1200)
X56156B-4
StarportX No Starport
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere6 Standard
Hydrographics1 Dry World 10%
Population5 Moderate (200 thousand)
Government6 Captive Government/Colony
LawB Extreme Law (control of movement)
Tech Level4 Industrial (combustion)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M2 V K8 V
Planetoid Belts 2
Gas Giants 3
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Pamock is a nonindustrial, pre-rich world still lacking adequate population to expand its economy to a rich status.

Description (Planetology)[edit]

Pamock is the third of six moons around the gas giant Kirko.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Pamock Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Pamock Primary Primary Red M2 V
Pamock Companion Secondary Orange K8 V


History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

In antebellum times it was most famous for its extensive diamond beds in its northern latitudes. Though these did not produce any noteworthy large stones, the quantity of stones found in its "black sand" deposits is astonishing. The population subsisted by harvesting and selling these stones to industry for various manufacturing purposes and the manufacture of grinding and emery products. Though not particularly valuable, these fields were off limits to the casual tourists, though some lesser beds near the starport were open for casual tourists and ship crews to dig through for low quality sparklers.

History-Era: Rebellion[edit]

Being little more than a poor resource world is probably what saved it from the worst of Vargr depredations. The world fell to the Irrgh Manifest in 1117 without a struggle, as the local military was severely outnumbered and outgunned by the invading marauders. A number of Vargr corsairs seized and parceled out the gem beds among themselves, only to be disappointed by the long hours of tedious work required to actually make a profit. Most pulled out in pursuit of greater riches to rim or trailing, leaving the locals largely alone. The local representative government was the sole casualty of the invasion, being replaced with a more centralized dictatorship as the world's markets failed.

History-Era: New Era[edit]

Like Faraway (Corridor 0308), the people of Pamock have been subject to heavy taxation by one or two of Corridors vampire fleets in the past. However the world has made contact with the surviving factions of Drayne (Corridor 0910) who have provided increasing security in return for payments of raw diamonds. The Bey of Pamock owes his power to the Vampires, and has only pursued this contact in hopes of extending his reign. The Draynians have used his generosity to begin an economic takeover. Already they started construction of a new class D starport, and armed troops have been exported to protect the new facility, or as the locals suspect, to do even more...

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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