Verge Sector

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Verge Sector
Riftspan Reaches Reft Ilelish
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Piimigeka Draco Abyss Mimiuudlika Nuzuu
Shukhuarmiushruu Dark Chasm Biika Miruu
Arkhukamier Khukaruu Likagemika Khulikhu
Khuug Inugzuu Imkhuruuka Naakhulige
Sector Data
No. of Worlds 232
Population 239,190 million
Majority Control Third Imperium - 95%
Secondary Control Aslan Hierate - 5%
Domain Domain of Ilelish
Aslan Space
Balkanized Space
Capital Tripolis
Gross Sector Product BCr1,441,462
Trade Volume BCr8,042
Imperial Coordinate -3 / -1
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Verge Sector is located spinward of Ilelish Sector, and contains 220 systems, having a total of 232 inhabited worlds and a total population of 282.5 billion sophonts.

Meta-History & Background[edit]

Verge Sector was designed by Marc W. Miller and appears in Atlas of the Imperium (GDW, 1984).

  1. In 1984, Aslan (Alien Module) was published.
  2. In 1984, Atlas of the Imperium was published.
  3. In 1990, Alien - Vilani & Vargr was published.
  4. In 1991, Alien - Solomani & Aslan was published.
  5. Several fans have put considerable work into the sector over the years.

  • This sector was programmed into the Traveller RPG Wiki in 2015 and is now in need of updating as of Summer 2018.
  • It has been T5 Second Survey reviewed and updated to T5 standards.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Verge sector is managed from, through not part of, the Domain of Ilelish. The Verge sector manages the parts of the Reft Sector on the rimward/traling side of the Great Rift[1]. This would include Arcrant, Limon, Moibin subsectors.

Toponyms: 1105[edit]

This sector has been known by different names to different groups over its existence including the following:

Verge Sector Names
Culture Toponym Polity
Third Imperium Verge Third Imperium
Aslan Khiyhkokaeie Aslan Hierate
Droyne Unknown Droyne Oytrip Yatroy
Hiver Verge Hive Federation
K'kree Unknown Two Thousand Worlds
Solomani Verge Solomani Confederation
Vargr Verge Vargr Extents
Vilani Shaakasi Third Imperium
Zhodani Khiyhkokaeie Zhodani Consulate

Linguistic Topography: 1105[edit]

The following languages are among the most commonly used within this astrographic region:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Native Sophonts (NIL): 1105[edit]

The following races (sophont species) are believed to have originated within this area:

  • Terragens (Non-Human Terran Races)
    • None

Demographics: 1105[edit]

Significant populations of the following sophont races reside within this sector:

Historical Eras[edit]

No information yet available.

History-Era: Mileu 1100[edit]

No information yet available.

History-Era: Rebellion[edit]

As news of Dulinor’s ascendance to the Iridium Throne reached Verge sector, most of the population was enthusiastic regarding the changes promised by Dulinor. However, after five years of unremitting warfare many of the worlds in the Verge had grown disenchanted with the never-ending demands for more ships, more troops, and more taxes levied against them by Dulinor's Federation of Ilelish.

  • By late 1121, many of the senior nobility of the Verge had decided that Dulinor’s promises of a new and better Imperium would never happen. Even as the Federation promised that victory was at hand, the conscription quotas and "mutual defense tariff’s" levied against the Verge increased. The Verge, never one of the Imperiums most populous or wealthy sectors, finally reached it’s breaking point. The nobility, secretly meeting, agreed that it was time to break with Dulinor and the Federation and to form their own polity. Hearkening back to the time before the Imperium, during the long night, it was time for the Verge Combine to be reborn.
  • Protests on several Verge worlds were put down by Federation forces, sometimes violently. On 172-1122 Analea Mekatan, senior chamberlain of Turin announced the succession of the Verge and the formation of the Verge Combine. The combine was born with a shattered economy, a drained military, and the hope for a brighter future. That future began when two Federation fleets, the 42nd and 1300th reserve, defected. Upon receiving word of the Combine’s succession, Dulinor is reported to have become enraged. He ordered the Federation navy to "teach them the cost of betrayal." The commander of the Federation Naval Base at Estelle immediately struck at the high population world of Taiwan.
  • Taiwan is one of nineteen high population worlds in the Verge Sector, three of which are located in the great rift. Taiwan is located fourteen parsecs spinward/rimward of Dlan, capital of the Federation, and is connected by a jump-1 route eighteen parsecs long. Most of the worlds on this main have class A or B starports in Ilelish sector, with only one class E port. But after crossing the boundary into Verge, many starports are class E and Taiwan itself has only a class D port. The commander of the naval base at Estelle (Verge 3229) sent every ship he had, none larger than a cruiser. Against Taiwan, with a TL of Eleven, and no naval forces worth mentioning, an easy victory was expected.
  • On 192-1122, battle was joined. After six days of bitter fighting Federation forces limped home. While no Federation ships were lost, several Heavy Cruiser’s were seriously damaged. The Federation navy failed to wrest control of the system’s main gas giant from Combine forces, and the invasion of Taiwan, a moon of that gas giant, failed due to the Federations inability to overcome stiff resistance. Remotely operated suicide craft struck at Federation naval forces, damaging the command cruiser and causing the Federation naval commander to flee. Abandoned on the surface of Taiwan were at least three divisions of Federation troops. The Combine was ecstatic over their victory. The Federation was shocked.
  • Dulinor ordered his forces to abstain from military action against the Verge. The thought of fighting a three-sided war against Lucan, Gushemege, and now the Combine was too much. Instead, he chose to interdict trade, and bring sanctions against the Verge, hoping to further strangle their already weak economy, and to bring them back into the fold without resorting to military means. Besides, with their backs to the void, and no real help available to them, the combine was not a great threat to his plans. Of course, if pirates and privateers choose to strike at the vulnerable worlds of the Combine, well that’s just the price you’d pay for freedom.
  • A period of tit for tat raiding ensued. Forces from both sides crossed the borders seeking targets of opportunity. There were commerce raids and surgical strikes against command and communication nexuses. Havoc ensued for the next eight months. While no major naval engagements occurred, and no worlds were conquered, the cost in human lives and property lost was great. This, combined with the cost to the Federation from Lucan’s Black War, strikes helped force a resolution. A cease-fire was announced on 062-1123.
  • By 1125 a peace had settled over the region. So much so that Dulinor’s daughter Isis visited Tripolis. By late 1127 Federation naval forces were using the instrumented test ranges in the trailing portion of the Verge as they worked up for Dulinor’s final push against Lucan’s Imperium.
  • Virus reached Verge sector some time around mid-1130. No one knows exactly when. By 312-1130 it had reached Sestaso in the rift. The collapse came slowly in the Verge. Most commerce had slowed down well before Virus was released. Many worlds, already suffering from the effects of ten years of deprivation, had simply died. The doom trade would have thrived, had enough ships remained for there to be trade. In the Verge, Virus was an afterthought.

Major Historical Events Timeline: 1116[edit]

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

Politics & Diplomacy (Interstellar Relations)[edit]

No information yet available.

Polity Listing: 1105[edit]

The following polities can be found within this sector:

Polity Descriptions: 1105[edit]

Here are several synopses of the polities found in this sector:

  1. Alleg: AsMw: "Aslan Hierate, single multiple-world clan dominates"
  2. Alleg: AsTv: "Aslan Hierate, Tlaukhu vassal clan dominates"
  3. Alleg: AsWc: "Aslan Hierate, single one-world clan dominates"
  4. Alleg: CsIm: "Client state, Third Imperium"
  5. Alleg: ImDi: "Third Imperium, Domain of Ilelish"
  6. Alleg: NaHu: "Non-Aligned, Human-dominated"

Imperial Territory: 1105[edit]

This is an Imperial frontier area.

  • 95.00% is controlled by the Third Imperium.
  • 5.0% controlled by non-Imperial powers.

Duchies & Districts: 1105[edit]

No information yet available.

Other Data[edit]

Verge sector is one of four sectors in the Third Imperium that do not fall into any of the established domains.

Trade Routes (Economic Astrography)[edit]

The following astrographic features and trade routes can be found within this area:

Mains, Branches & Arms[edit]

Clusters & Traces[edit]

  • No information yet available.

Rifts, Voids & Jump Bridges[edit]

Other Astrographic Features[edit]

Worlds, Systems & Sectors (Political Astrography)[edit]


No information yet available.

Capital/s: 1105[edit]

Sector Summary: 1105[edit]

The Verge sector has 232 worlds, of which 202 have native gas giants. The estimated population for the sector is 183 billion sophonts (not necessarily humans). There are 20 High population (Hi) worlds, 14 Moderate population (Ph) worlds, 103 Non-industrial (Ni) worlds, 66 Low population (Lo) worlds, and no Barren (Ba) worlds. There are 33 Agricultural (Ag) worlds versus 14 Pre-Agricultural (Pa) worlds, and 21 Non-Agricultural (Na) worlds. There are 17 Rich (Ri) worlds versus eight Industrial (In) worlds. There are five Asteroid (As) belts, eight Desert (De) worlds, 18 Garden (Ga) worlds, five Ice-capped (Ic) worlds, 32 Poor (Po) worlds, 19 Vacuum (Va) worlds, and 25 Water (Wa) or Ocean (Oc) worlds. There are 12 Naval bases in the sector, 11 Scout bases, and one Way station. In Verge there is one race homeworld. The Imperial nobility includes 200 Knights, 29 Baronets, 39 Barons, 17 Marquises, 13 Viscounts, 17 Counts, one Duke, and six Subsector Dukes. The highest population world is Iedde (Verge 2816). The highest tech level is F at Gronasse (Verge 2708), Dirakhasu (Verge 3008), Inan (Verge 2017), Naris (Verge 2827), and Ariis (Verge 2439). The average technology level is 9 (with most between 6 and 11).

Polity Listing[edit]

The Third Imperium, Domain of Ilelish in Verge has jurisdiction over 207 worlds with a population of 169 billion. The highest population world is Iedde (Verge 2816). The highest tech level is F at Gronasse (Verge 2708), Dirakhasu (Verge 3008), Inan (Verge 2017), and Naris (Verge 2827). The average technology level is 9 (with most between 6 and 11).

The Non-Aligned Human-dominated worlds in Verge encompasses 13 worlds with a population of 10 billion. The highest population world is Ariis (Verge 2439). The highest tech level is F at Ariis (Verge 2439). The average technology level is 11 (with most between 9 and 12).

The Aslan Hierate, single multiple-world clan dominates in Verge has jurisdiction over eight worlds with a population of 39 million. The highest population world is Kyalauhea (Verge 0537). The highest tech level is D at Wyaakhuiahea (Verge 0640). The average technology level is 9 (with most between 6 and 11).

The Aslan Hierate, single one-world clan dominates in Verge has jurisdiction over two worlds with a population of 220 million. The highest population world is Akkilee (Verge 0440). The highest tech level is D at Eiaai (Verge 0540).

The Client states of the Third Imperium in Verge encompasses one world with a population of less than 1 million.

The Aslan Hierate, Tlaukhu vassal clan dominates in Verge has jurisdiction over one world with a population of 3 billion. The highest population world is Yetatla (Verge 0637). The highest tech level is 9 at Yetatla (Verge 0637).

World Listing: 1105[edit]

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

232 Worlds in the Verge Sector
Aagun  •  Abeskun  •  Adik  •  Aigun  •  Akkilee  •  Albazin  •  Algarekh  •  Amdarush  •  Amol  •  Aquwanaires  •  Arean  •  Argaithe  •  Ariis  •  Arkunen  •  Arthit's World (Ve 2807)  •  Arthit's World (Ve 3010)  •  Aspera  •  Assena  •  Athanark  •  Attus  •  Ballin  •  Bayan  •  Beless  •  Beraugaus  •  Berganzali  •  Bessmertorikh  •  Bijmen  •  Birendar  •  Bledarua  •  Breckeon  •  Creagh  •  Daddash  •  Dirakhasu (Ve 2303)  •  Dirakhasu (Ve 3008)  •  Diredawa  •  Durko  •  Eiaai  •  Ekin  •  Elbir  •  Elian  •  Ellas  •  Erasim  •  Ethessa  •  Fallion  •  Farns  •  Gallejat  •  Gath  •  Gazna  •  Gaznakan  •  Gedir  •  Girija  •  Gronasse  •  Gunahami  •  Hadanam  •  Hummil  •  Iedde  •  Inalkhik (Ve 2125)  •  Inalkhik (Ve 2818)  •  Inan (Ve 2017)  •  Inan (Ve 2627)  •  Inkha  •  Jarpini (Ve 2012)  •  Jarpini (Ve 2602)  •  Jerat  •  Jhorguk  •  Jhundale  •  Jijiga  •  Joe's World  •  Joslins  •  Kajmakkalan  •  Kalkar  •  Kameron  •  Kamlangek  •  Kapakoo  •  Kar Zhink  •  Kasadiy (Ve 1630)  •  Kasadiy (Ve 2317)  •  Kerekov  •  Kerulan (Ve 2015)  •  Kerulan (Ve 2604)  •  Kestram  •  Khangan (Ve 1816)  •  Khangan (Ve 2321)  •  Kharon  •  Khee'  •  Khinbalii  •  Khiniel  •  Khor  •  Khtis  •  Kiakuyan (Ve 1909)  •  Kiakuyan (Ve 2434)  •  Kiberkan  •  Kismayu  •  Kizull  •  Koirola  •  Kokka  •  Korik (Ve 3124)  •  Kosar  •  Krajhune  •  Kriskus  •  Krollok   •  Krolock (Ve 1237)  •  Krolock (Ve 1718)  •  Ksandi  •  Ksandi  •  Ktiyleawoi  •  Kuma  •  Kunggu  •  Kurilla  •  Kutubba  •  Kuungu  •  Kyalauhea  •  Lagi  •  Lauren  •  Lekhana  •  Madun  •  Makilala  •  Mallerb  •  Meesis  •  Mekkar  •  Merv  •  Metting  •  Minor  •  Minuskan  •  Mirok  •  Moldak  •  Mukali (Ve 2209)  •  Mukali (Ve 2826)  •  Murassi  •  Naamon  •  Naktong  •  Naris  •  Narkin  •  Nayi (Ve 2005)  •  Nayi (Ve 2526)  •  Nazareno  •  Nestos  •  Ningshia (Ve 2218)  •  Ningshia (Ve 2928)  •  Nishapur  •  Nissa  •  Noargan  •  Noldak  •  Nonkwist  •  Nyamboo  •  Okhirbat  •  Oktar  •  Onoria  •  Onortas (Ve 1817)  •  Onortas (Ve 2406)  •  Otrar  •  Oyelun (Ve 2215)  •  Oyelun (Ve 2927)  •  Pakraan  •  Palputar  •  Parditi  •  Pardo  •  Perralt  •  Phen  •  Pippin  •  Prased  •  Kestram  •  Quttoga  •  Ra'uth  •  Rakhasan  •  Rakhason  •  Ramana  •  Rampa  •  Razar (Ve 1809)  •  Razar (Ve 2318)  •  Salat (Ve 2103)  •  Salat (Ve 2712)  •  Santamaria  •  Sanyi  •  Sarlee  •  Serafim  •  Serai (Ve 2107)  •  Serai (Ve 2723)  •  Shadun (Ve 1825)  •  Shadun (Ve 2426)  •  Shankun (Ve 1911)  •  Shankun (Ve 2503)  •  Shattun  •  Shigukuta  •  Sigag  •  Sirarog  •  Sirim  •  Sirior  •  Sirrahn  •  Stipa  •  Sulet  •  Suuthon  •  Talkan  •  Tarken  •  Tarkhen  •  Tatos  •  Taxia  •  Teaealrerla  •  Tesperan  •  Thaist  •  Tiawan  •  Tier  •  Tirith  •  Tlaq  •  Toshika  •  Tournakh  •  Tremfara  •  Tripolis  •  Tryoekaui  •  Tug  •  Tulu (Ve 2020)  •  Tulu (Ve 2637)  •  Turin (Ve 2023)  •  Tuzhiri (Ve 2115)  •  Tuzhiri (Ve 2806)  •  Ukhluk  •  Ukuna (Ve 2201)  •  Ukuna (Ve 2820)  •  Uranion  •  Urgenj  •  Vedir  •  Vemmadad (Ve 1818)  •  Vemmadad (Ve 2410)  •  Veshaa  •  Volohai  •  Wyaakhuiahea  •  Yalnob (Ve 2004)  •  Yalnob (Ve 2515)  •  Yeldam  •  Yetatla  •  Zinpi  •  Zukhi  •  

Subsector Listing: 1105[edit]

  • Subsector A: Piimigeka
  • Subsector B: Draco Abyss
  • Subsector C: Mimiuudlika
  • Subsector D: Nuzuu
  • Subsector E: Shukhuarmiushruu
  • Subsector F: Dark Chasm
  • Subsector G: Biika
  • Subsector H: Miruu
  • Subsector I: Arkhukamier
  • Subsector J: Khukaruu
  • Subsector K: Likagemika
  • Subsector L: Khulikhu
  • Subsector M: Khuug
  • Subsector N: Inugzuu
  • Subsector O: Imkhuruuka
  • Subsector P: Naakhulige

Territorial Overview: 1105[edit]

The following table details the subsectors within this area:

  • No information yet available.

Territorial Chart Key[edit]

No information yet available.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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  1. John HarshmanMarc MillerLoren Wiseman. Library Data (N-Z) (Game Designers Workshop, 1982), 7.