Spinward Drift Subsector

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Spinward Drift Subsector
Jarnac Zydar I-Glathriel

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Ekteiu
Sector Beyond
Capital (None)
No. of Stars 24
Majority Control Zydarian Codominium - %
2nd Control Non-Aligned - %

In 832 an Imperial astronomical observatory, Starbase Orion, first observed a rather pronounced drift to the spinward exhibited by the stars within this subsector. This led to the subsector name currently carried in The Standard Starbook of the Imperium, Blue Volume, LXVII (Revised Edition 1066). Since that time, additional data have revealed that the so-called spinward deviations were, in fact, distortions caused by the influence of the fluctuations of Delta Cephei upon the original observations. All efforts to change the name of the subsector have failed in the face of bureaucratic and cultural inertia and it remains the Spinward Drift.

Today, the name may be more than apt. There has been a marked tendency for pirates, mercenaries, and fugitives from both the Imperium and IDES to drift into this subsector. In all of Beyond, more spacecraft have disappeared here than in all the other subsectors combined. Travellers are advised to avoid the Drift it at all possible.

The Spinward Drift has 10.57 billion sentient inhabitants on 24 worlds. Its highest tech level is C at Turricremata, and its highest population is A at Albazar.

Description (Specifcations)[edit]

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Subsector Summary: 1116[edit]

Spinward Drift, subsector M of The Beyond has 24 worlds, of which 12 have native gas giants. The estimated population for the subsector is 4 billion sophonts (not necessarily humans). There is one High population (Hi) world, five Moderate population (Ph) worlds, four Non-industrial (Ni) worlds, five Low population (Lo) worlds, and two Barren (Ba) worlds. There are four Agricultural (Ag) worlds versus six Pre-Agricultural (Pa) worlds, and one Non-Agricultural (Na) world. There are six Rich (Ri) worlds versus one Industrial (In) world. There are no Asteroid (As) belts, one Desert (De) world, three Garden (Ga) worlds, one Ice-capped (Ic) world, two Poor (Po) worlds, one Vacuum (Va) world, and no Water (Wa) or Ocean (Oc) worlds. There are four Naval bases in the subsector, six Scout bases, and one Way station. The highest population world is Albazar (The Beyond 0332). The highest tech level is E at Albazar (The Beyond 0332). The average technology level is 7 (with most between 3 and 10).

Polity Listing[edit]

The Non-Aligned Human-dominated worlds in Spinward Drift encompasses ten worlds with a population of 1 billion. The highest population worlds are 11 Gamma Chi (The Beyond 0238) and Refuge (The Beyond 0539). The highest tech level is C at Turricremata (The Beyond 0834). The average technology level is 6 (with most between 2 and 9).

The Zydarian Codominium in Spinward Drift has jurisdiction over seven worlds with a population of 1 billion. The highest population world is Zydiquaryl (The Beyond 0832). The highest tech level is 9 at Zydhaes (The Beyond 0731). The average technology level is 6 (with most between 3 and 8).

The Jarnac Pashalic in Spinward Drift has jurisdiction over six worlds with a population of 100 million. The highest population world is New Luna (The Beyond 0435). The highest tech level is 9 at Nuit Rouge (The Beyond 0137) and Trend (The Beyond 0236). The average technology level is 7 (with most between 5 and 8).

The Client states of the Third Imperium in Spinward Drift encompasses one world with a population of 2 billion. The highest population world is Albazar (The Beyond 0332). The highest tech level is E at Albazar (The Beyond 0332).

Astrographic Features & Trade Routes: 1116[edit]

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World Listing: 1116[edit]

3 Worlds in the Spinward Drift Subsector
Albazar  •  Journey's End  •  Trend  •  

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

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Polity Listing: 1116[edit]

Native Sophonts: 1116[edit]

The following species are believed to have originated in this area:

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Demographics: 1116[edit]

Significant populations of the following sophont races exist within this subsector:

Major Historical Events Timeline: 1116[edit]

These are some of the more important historical events that have affected this subsector:

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