Urdi (world)

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Urdi/Khandi (Dagudashaag 2216)
Classic Era (1115)
D3106A9-8
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size3 Small (4,800 km, 0.24g - 0.34g)
Atmosphere1 Vacuum (trace)
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population6 Moderate (6 million)
GovernmentA Charismatic Dictator
Law9 High Law (no weapons out of home)
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K0 V M4 V M6 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 2
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Urdi is a non-agricultural and nonindustrial world.

  • It requires extensive imports of outside technology to maintain a modern, star-faring society.
  • It is unable to produce quality foodstuffs and must import them.
  • It has few prospects for economic development. Life here is drastically bleak.
  • This world has a research station engaged in the scientific pursuit of knowledge.
  • It is a member of the Third Imperium in the Khandi Subsector of Dagudashaag Sector in the Domain of Vland.
  • This world contains an Imperial Scout Base, capable of handling IISS starships and personnel.

Description (Planetology)[edit]

No information yet available.

Trinary Solar System[edit]

Urdi Trinary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Urdi Primary Primary Orange K0 V
Urdi Companion Secondary Red M4 V
Urdi Far Companion Tertiary Red M6 V


History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

A non-industrial non-agricultural world located in the Khandi Subsector of Dagudashaag Sector.

  • Urdi is a member of the Imperium. The system contains a Scout Base.
  • Urdi is the location of an IISS seismological research establishment.

The majority of the population are descended from bonded laborers brought from Khandi (Dagudashaag 2119) to build the Scout facility. The contracting companies considered it not worth shipping the workforce home when the construction was finished. They live in the caverns below the research base, sited on one of the few seismically stable locations on the planet.

World Government[edit]

The world was governed for many years by an oligarchy comprised of the descendents of the original site foremen. Their rule was often harsh and there were frequent disputes with the Scout administrators over sophont rights issues.

In 1079 an uprising led by Lai Astervada, a corporal in the Civic Guard, overthrew the oligarchy. The old government made an unsuccessful attempt to retake the government in 1095.

Astervada and the other heroes of the revolution are now going old and the new generation of leadership has been tainted with corruption scandals. Meanwhile, the population is goring disenchanted with the inability of their current leadership to deliver on promised improvements to the quality of life.

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References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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