Wave Chasers

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The Wave Chasers are a diaspora located located on the spinward side of Datsatl Sector and Chit Botshti Sector

Astronavigational Codes[edit]

Polity Astronavigational Codes
Polity Survey Code Type Remarks
Wave Chasers Pre-Imperial WaveCha
No standard code None
Wave Chasers 1st Survey (300) WC 2-ltr code None
Wave Chasers 2nd Survey (1065) WaCh 4-ltr code None

NOTES: The Wave Chasers were unknown to the Imperial Interstellar Scout Service until 1104, but following standard practice, the above codes were retroactively added upon the their discovery, even though they did not exist prior to 1041.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

A chain of colonies, forming a supply path from Zhodani space to Oytriloyt. The colonies exist first and foremost to supply the colony fleets that pass down the chain (and any ships coming back up), only establishing themselves as worlds in their own right in order to support their purpose.

The chain is not a cohesive government in any way. The colonies do not answer to one another or to Oytriloyt, but they supply fuel and spare parts to anyone migrating along the chain. Each colony seems to be on track to expand to and eventually stabilize at roughly hundreds of millions, which will greatly expand the number of droyne in the sector, but this is a side effect.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

In 1037, some months after the Empress Wave finally passed over Yaskoyloyt, conservatives of the Yaskoydri Technocracy who still clung to the ancient mission of their ancestors from thousands of years ago, to get help from Grandfather without actually entering Charted Space, came to think that perhaps it was too late: this Wave was what their ancestors had come to deal with. Unwilling to give up on the long-delayed mission, they realized there was still a way to accomplish it: ask the nearby droyne to do it for them.

The request was accepted without hesitation. The droyne were likewise still reeling from the Wave's aftermath, but that did not matter. Their long time neighbors had a mission for them, and they would comply.

However, the Wave presented a conundrum: jump past it, and it would soon catch up and greatly damage the fragile beachhead. Further, the Technocracy suspected that Grandfather might no longer exist - that only his legacy might be contactable. So, the Technocracy representatives asked the droyne to colonize a chain of worlds, establishing a line of outposts stretching into Charted Space, chasing but never quite catching up to the Empress Wave, and establishing contact with whatever civilization they ran into.

The first colony was established in 1041. Every two years would see another colony added to the chain two or three parsecs from the last one, each with a few thousand droyne, the same government type, and the same industrial base. This effort reached the sector border in 1095.

Shortly over a decade later, the effort finally ran into the ravaged outskirts of Zhodani space. The droyne had been asked to bring the light of civilization. Neither the Technocracy requesters nor the droyne themselves knew of the ancient relationship between pre-stellar zhodani and chirpers, which zhodani historians still taught. By this time, the Zhodani Consulate was quite aware that chirpers were essentially droyne. The scouting expeditions, surveying systems for the next colony, were completely flummoxed when they became beacons of hope to the recovering zhodani worlds.

The chain of worlds soon (starting in 1111, after the Fifth Frontier War stopped diverting resources) became a long trade route, enabling pilgrimages between Chit Botshti Sector and Yaskoyloyt.

Language & Letters (Communication)[edit]

As with most droyne efforts where there is no strong reason to adopt another language, Oynprith is their official language. Once the rimward end reaches Zhodani space, Zdetl became increasingly common on worlds near that end.

Worlds & Sectors (Astrography)[edit]

This project can be found in the following areas:
Charted Space:

Capital: 1105[edit]

The capital of this project, insofar as it can be said to have one, is located in:

World Listing: 1105[edit]

The following systems and worlds are a part of this project:

28 of 28 World articles in Wave Chasers
Oaloyt 00  •  Oaloyt 02  •  Oaloyt 03  •  Oaloyt 04  •  Oaloyt 05  •  Oaloyt 10  •  Oaloyt 11  •  Oaloyt 12  •  Oaloyt 13  •  Oaloyt 14  •  Oaloyt 15  •  Oaloyt 20  •  Oaloyt 21  •  Oaloyt 22  •  Oaloyt 23  •  Oaloyt 24  •  Oaloyt 25  •  Oaloyt 30  •  Oaloyt 31  •  Oaloyt 32  •  Oaloyt 33  •  Oaloyt 34  •  Oaloyt 35  •  Oaloyt 40  •  Oaloyt 41  •  Oaloyt 42  •  Oaloyt 43  •  Oaloyt 44  •  
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References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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