Shau Pol (world)

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Shau Pol/Zairae (Glimmerdrift Reaches 1440)
Classic Era (1115)
B683655-6
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size6 Medium (9,600 km, 0.60g - 0.81g)
Atmosphere8 Dense
Hydrographics3 Wet World 30%
Population6 Moderate (6 million)
Government5 Feudal Technocracy
Law5 Moderate Law (no concealable weapons)
Tech Level6 Pre-Stellar (nuclear)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary G1 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 4
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Shau Pol is a rich, nonindustrial world.

  • As a nonindustrial world, it requires extensive imports of outside technology to maintain a modern, star-faring society. The need to import most manufactured and high technology goods drives the price of these goods up in the open market.
  • This is a rich world with a prosperous and thriving world economy.
  • It has high-grade living conditions and life on this world is much admired by off-worlders.
  • It is a Non-Aligned world dominated by human sophonts located in the Zairae Subsector of Glimmerdrift Reaches Sector.


Description / strography & Planetology[edit]

Shau Pol is one of the Boutique Worlds of the Zairae subsector.

  • These worlds are feudal technocracies that each produce a specific range of goods unique and individual to each world. They are widely sought after as status symbols by the rich, connected, and nobility.

Monostellar System[edit]

Shau Pol Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Shau Pol Primary Yellow G1 V


System Data[edit]

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Mainworld Data[edit]

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Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

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Mainworld Map[edit]

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Native Lifeforms[edit]

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History & Background / Dossier[edit]

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World Starport[edit]

Shau Pol has a good quality starport.

  • A Class-B Starport Facility has not very well developed shipyards and is only capable of producing spaceships.
  • This facility has many very skilled personnel who can perform not only major repair work, but overhaul work as well.
  • This facility has advanced refueling and refining infrastructure. One may purchase practically any kind of refined fuel here.
  • Almost every starport of this class possesses both a Lowport and a Highport. Such ports rarely have more than one of each kind of port.

World Technology Level[edit]

Shau Pol possesses a Technology Level of TL–6.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Telephone, radio, and television.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Early fission power generation, advanced water and wind generation of electricity.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Improved automobiles, early ATV's, and dedicated AFV's.
    • Water: Amphibious vehicles, improved submersibles, and early SCUBA gear.
    • Air: Early jet aircraft and rotorcraft VTOL's.
    • Space: Early unmanned rocket delivery systems and early manned orbital rockets.

World Government[edit]

Shau Pol has a Feudal Technocracy government.

  • It is a government by specific individuals for those who agree to be ruled. Relationships are based on the performance of technical activities which are mutually-beneficial.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony.

World Military[edit]

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World Economy[edit]

Shau Pol's largest trade good, and export is high fashion. Shau Pol suits, dresses, and clothing are in demand among nobility, and the rich as a status symbol. A single suit or dress often goes for more than 50,000 cr. They also make tapestries for noble families and rugs of the highest quality.

  • Shau Pol red is a trademark color only found on this planet. Made from an indigenous species of plant. It is a highly guarded secret as to its production and export is strictly prohibited.
  • Spider silk from the indigenous Wooly Tree Spider is widely used in fabric for high end clothing on Shau Pol. The spider is bred for domestic production of its silk. This silk has an iridescent quality that remains even when dyed.

Trade Data[edit]

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World Demographics[edit]

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World Culture[edit]

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Urbanization[edit]

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Historical Data[edit]

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World Timeline[edit]

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UWP Listing[edit]

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