Shadow Rift Sector

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Shadow Rift Sector
Extent Omicus Bourne
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Far Home
Unnamed Unnamed Wastes Abandon
Unnamed Unnamed Unnamed Forsaken
Unnamed Unnamed Unnamed Unnamed
Unnamed Unnamed Unnamed Brink
Sector Data
No. of Worlds 124
Population 40.088 million
Majority Control Unexplored (NaXX) - 78%
Secondary Control Bone Worlds (BoWo) - 9%
Tertiary Control Dominion of Ruins (DoRu) - 9%
Quaternary Control Non-aligned (NaHu) - 4%
Province Distant Fringe
Capital Mengo
Imperial Coordinate -17 / -12
This sector has sector data

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Shadow Rift Sector is considered to be a part of the Distant Fringe. It forms a part of the Empty Stars.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

A sector lying to coreward of the Distant Fringe proper and characterised by the so-called Moat Rifts. The positions and types of its stars have been cataloged as part of the University of Tal Varisa Deep Sky Program.

Physical Astrography[edit]

The following astrographic features can be found within Shadow Rift Sector:

Clusters & Traces[edit]

Rifts & Voids[edit]

Other Astrographic Features[edit]


  • Basilisk's Eye (1723 Tarchon Sector). The extremely luminous white supergiant star, lying around 105 parsecs to coreward-trailing, can be clearly seen from all of the worlds lying within Shadow Rift Sector.
  • Demon's Eye (1621 Far Home Sector). The intensely luminous blue supergiant star, lying around 20 parsecs to rimward, can be clearly seen from all of the worlds lying within Shadow Rift Sector.

Political Astrography[edit]

Shadow Rift Sector is a frontier region. Many of its systems have never been explored.


Significant populations of the following races (sophont species) are found within Shadow Rift Sector:

Native Sophonts (NILs)[edit]

No native sophont species are known to exist within Shadow Rift Sector, at least not on the rimward side of the Moat Rifts. There may be as-yet unknown native sophonts among the unnamed systems to coreward.

Linguistic Topography[edit]

The following languages are among the most commonly spoken within the rimward part of Shadow Rift sector:

  • Fleet Anglic. Properly, it is called Old High Anglic. The language of the First Confederation and the Last Armada. It is no longer widely spoken outside of academic circles but is the root tongue of a number of other languages:
    • Anglish The language of the Firstworlds. A direct descendant of Anglic, widely spoken throughout the Distant Fringe. Most people know a few words and phrases of Anglish.
  • Orometi. The language of the Protectorate of Leset and the Worlds of The Leader, the language the Empire and a common language throughout the coreward-spinward quadrant of Far Home Sector. It is derived from Bengali and other south asian languages of old Terra.


Mengo, a rich, agricultural garden world.

Interstellar Relations[edit]

No polities currently exist within (or make a claim on any part of) Shadow Rift Sector.

Sector Summary[edit]

No information yet available.

Subsector Listing[edit]

  1. Wastes Subsector Subsector C of Shadow Rift Sector.
  2. Abandon Subsector Subsector D of Shadow Rift Sector.
  3. Forsaken Subsector Subsector H of Shadow Rift Sector.
  4. Brink Subsector Subsector O of Shadow Rift Sector.

World Listing[edit]

The following systems and worlds can be found within this area:

46 Worlds in the Shadow Rift Sector
Abura  •  Anarides  •  Ando Mal  •  Brinishu  •  Cho Velik  •  Chorvor  •  Fralon  •  Galavix  •  Hevola  •  Hobol  •  Hujura  •  Ise Iniva  •  Jasta Rann  •  Jirdik  •  Jivad  •  Knuru  •  Lajo  •  Lariz  •  Lim Thosa  •  Lugush  •  Mavi  •  Mengo  •  Navo  •  Nostus  •  Nucardi  •  Nyl Erosa  •  Onnesh  •  Paranio  •  Polosa  •  Quann  •  Quook  •  Ret Micos  •  Romulak  •  Shabura  •  Solua  •  Syloko  •  Thrix  •  Trisi  •  Unarike  •  Unsarik  •  Vandis  •  Vas Loro  •  Vorol  •  Wavin  •  Yelm  •  Zur Azom  •  

History & Background[edit]

The rimward part of Shadow Rift Sector is a part of the Distant Fringe and has a long and rich history. Only limited information is available regarding the coreward regions of the Sector. Much of what is known comes from the Jannasta Expedition of the mid-55th century.

Historical Eras[edit]

Major Historical Events[edit]

Some of the important historical events that have affected Shadow Rift Sector include:

  • 2255AD Shadow Rift Sector officially named. It had previously been charted by long-range scans performed by vessels the Last Armada.

References & Contributors / Sources[edit]

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