Rann's Worlds

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Rann's Worlds is an element in the Mythology of Lon Beon.

Description / Specifications[edit]

A mythical or fictional state that supposedly lies far to spinward, within the Rann's Stars cluster in Lucent Sector, close to the Maw of The Rift, far beyond even the fabled realm of the Slavers. It is said to lie at the point where the river without suns meets the ocean with no stars, upon infinitys shore, at that place where the stars end. The quote is the opening monologue of the popular 3V sci-fi show "Infinitys Shore".

Astrographic charting by the University of Selasia Spinward Survey has located the positions and types of all the stars within the Rann's Stars cluster, the greater grouping of stars that Rann's Worlds lies within.

History & Background / Dossier[edit]

They cluster is named for Keslo Rann, the commander of the Hope Triumphant, a lost armored cruiser of the Dissident Fleet. In the Mythology of Lon Beon, the crew and settlers aboard the Hope Triumphant not only survived but were able to build their own starfaring civilisation within the Rann's Stars cluster, using DeVoss Drives and Terran technology.

The denizens of Rann's Worlds held Slaver artifacts, found in the Kineda Cluster, that both Lon Beon and the Empire of Thrax needed and sought to acquire. As the cluster lay beyond the range of the Centrum Device, the artifacts remained dormant, as did the equipment of those sent to recover them. The inhabitants of Rann's Worlds proved to be cunning and clever and despite their low technology (or perhaps because of it) have consistently managed to outwit the agents of both Lon Beon and the Empire of Thrax.

Popular Culture[edit]

Rann's Worlds features in the Mythology of Lon Beon.

Technological Advancement[edit]

Rann's Worlds possesses a Technology Level of TL 12 or TL B in Hexadecimal Notation.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Personal Global Communications.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Fusion.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land, Water & Air: Gravitics.
    • Space: Gravitics.
    • FTL: Gravitics.

Artefacts and Devices[edit]

A number of Slaver devices are said to be held by Rann's Worlds. However, none are known to have been activated and their capabilities remain unknown.

References & Contributors / Sources[edit]

This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.