Shadowsand (world)

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Shadowsand/Inverness (Far Frontiers 2526)
Classic Era (1115)
C000419-B
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size0 Asteroid/Planetoid Belt
Atmosphere0 Vacuum
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population4 Moderate (50 thousand)
Government1 Company/Corporation
Law9 High Law (no weapons out of home)
Tech LevelB Average Stellar (large starships)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary Black Hole
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 0
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Shadowsand is a ring of many small worldlets (planetoids AKA an "asteroid belt"), not capable of retaining an atmosphere or water, and nonindustrial in nature.

  • These worldlets warrant hazardous environment precautions.
  • Life in a vacuum requires great discipline. After all, it only takes one forgotten seal on a vacuum suit to spell death. Those who survive tend to be very methodically-minded and attentive to small detail.
  • The worldlets require extensive imports of outside technology to maintain a modern, star-faring society. Having to import most manufactured and high tech goods drives the price up for these items at this world.
  • It is a Non-Aligned world dominated by human sophonts located in the Inverness Subsector of Far Frontiers Sector.


Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

It is a world in Far Frontiers Sector.

Monostellar System[edit]

Shadowsand Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Shadowsand Primary Black Hole BH Singularity (FARF-BH2526 (star))

System Data[edit]

Point of Interest: Shadowsand Black Hole[edit]

This system contains a black hole instead of a primary star.

  • The astrophysical properties of a world in a stable orbit around a black hole are not well understood.
  • Some even conjecture that this world's orbit is not stable in the long-term...

Mainworld Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Size (S)[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Atmosphere (A)[edit]

Shadowsand has a pressure of less than 0.001 atmospheres, which requires the use of a vacc suit.

Mainworld Hydrosphere (H)[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Map[edit]

No information yet available.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

It is an airless set of planetesimals captured within a ring of radius 500,000,000 km around a supernova remnant that has collapsed into black hole.

  • Because of the enormous energies released by the nova, Shadowsand has been mined heavily in the last fifteen years since the discovery there of eka-metals, super-heavy metals with very unusual and unique properties.
  • In 1094, the Chalq Dhamon rebels commandeered mining operations there considered vital to the success of Genem Inc.'s freepoint armor projects for fourteen months before being destroyed by several contingents of Protectorate Marines.

World Starport (Sp)[edit]

Shadowsand has a routine quality starport.

  • A Class-C Starport Facility has minimal if any shipyards and can only perform extremely limited repair work.
  • This facility has many very skilled personnel who can perform surprisingly sophisticated repair work despite the limited facilities.
  • This facility has refueling infrastructure and limited refining capabilities. One may purchase unrefined fuel here.
  • Starports of this class rarely have both a Lowport and a Highport.

World Population (P)[edit]

No information yet available.

World Demographics[edit]

Humaniti, population 100%

World Government (G)[edit]

Shadowsand has a Corporate or Company government.

  • Government is by a company managerial elite and citizens are typically company employees.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony.

World Law Level (L)[edit]

No information yet available.

World Technology Level (TL)[edit]

Shadowsand possesses a Technology Level of TL–11 or TL-B in Hexadecimal Notation.

World Military[edit]

No information yet available.

World Economy[edit]

No information yet available.

Trade Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available.

World Infrastructure[edit]

This world possesses TBD infrastructure.

World Culture[edit]

No information yet available.

World Language/s[edit]

Historical Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP Listing[edit]

No information yet available.

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.

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