Collace (world)

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Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

No information yet available.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Collace Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Collace Primary Primary Yellow-White F1 V None
Collace Companion Secondary Red M3 V None

System Data[edit]

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System Importance (Ix)[edit]

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Mainworld Data[edit]

The atmosphere is very thin, providing little protection against the glaring sunlight of the system’s primary star, and is also badly tainted. Accordingly, those who wish to move around in the open must use filter respirator combination and wear thorough protection against sunburn.

Mainworld Size (S)[edit]

This world is 8,800-10,399 km in diameter.

  • Standard Gravity: 0.60 - 0.81 G.
  • Horizon approx. 4.4 km

Mainworld Atmosphere (A)[edit]

This world has a pressure of 0.10 to 0.42 atmospheres. The very thin pressures require a respirator or Oxygen Mask, this atmosphere also contains an unusual taint such as such as disease, a hazardous gas mix, pollutants, or sulfur compounds which requires the use of a Filter Respirator Combination Mask. Some taints may require more protective equipment. TL–5 or more advanced survival gear is required to settle this world.

Mainworld Hydrosphere (H)[edit]

This world has 71-80% of its surface covered by liquid, including free-standing water. It is mostly covered in large bodies of water, often interconnected.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

Collace is a world of water, with huge oceans that cover a full four-fifths of its surface.

Mainworld Map[edit]

No information yet available.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Some suspect that there was a population on this world by the 400's, who were descendants of marooned Sindalian Empire miners.

World Starport (Sp)[edit]

Collace 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 Population (P)[edit]

This world has a population of 1,000,000,000 to 9,999,999,999 sophonts (billions).

World Demographics[edit]

Humaniti, population 95%

  • Other, population 5%

Its population now stands at approximately a billion. Population pressure could well have become a problem, given the planet's large population and relative lack of dry land on which to build. However, this problem was solved by housing most of Collace’s inhabitants in arcologies, often built in clusters. A baneful consequence of “clustering” is that the middle- and upper-classes have tended to gravitate into newer, more expensive, high-security arcologies, leaving the older and less expensive structures to the working class and poor. Many of the lower-class arcologies have become increasingly run-down and experience high levels of criminal activity, much of it ‘run’ by organized criminal gangs.

World Government (G)[edit]

Collace has a Representative Democracy government.

  • It is a government by elected representatives.
  • The typical power source of this government is a Republic.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Unitary State .

World Law Level (L)[edit]

This world has a very low law level.

World Technology Level (TL)[edit]

Collace possesses a Technology Level of TL–13 or TL-D in Hexadecimal Notation.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Holovideo recorders.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Miniature super-batteries, prototype collectors, advanced fusion plants.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:

World Military[edit]

Collace has sought to join the Imperium and hosts the largest Imperial scout base in District 268. Indeed, the term “scout base” does not accurately convey the vast scale of the IISS presence, which includes facilities (training sites, supply depots, early warning stations, etc.) on half a dozen other planets and satellites in the system in addition to the main base on Kirkton -- Collace’s principal moon. The intimate relationship between the Imperial and local military is demonstrated by the fact that elements of Collace’s armed forces provide ground and close orbit defense for both themselves and the IISS facilities.

World Economy (Ex)[edit]

Collace is the wealthiest and most important world in District 268. It has the largest population in the subsector, is a major industrial world renowned for producing low-cost, high-tech goods, and is also the site of a major SuSAG pharmaceutical factory. Moreover, settlers from Collace have colonized Inchin and Avastan, which occupy strategic positions on the J-1 main running between the Glisten and Five Sisters subsectors (though Collace’s government has effectively disowned their governments). Collace is the prime candidate for permanent subsector capital (replacing the temporary one at Mertactor) if and when District 268 is integrated into the Imperium.

Trade Data[edit]

Trade Classifications for this world:

  • No information yet available.

Trade Lines with other worlds:

  • No information yet available.

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available.

World Infrastructure[edit]

This world possesses TBD infrastructure.

World Culture (Cx)[edit]

No information yet available.

World Language/s[edit]

Historical Data[edit]

Collace was the site of a Sindalian Empire mining colony that was cut off by the fall of the empire. The population was in serious decline when it was found by Darrian scouts in -1310. The Darrians provided enough technological advice to let Collace develop a stable, self-sustainable infrastructure that would keep them alive.

Over the past two millennia, Collace has experienced steady growth and its population now stands at approximately a billion. Population pressure could well have become a problem, given the planet's large population and relative lack of dry land on which to build. However, this problem was solved by housing most of Collace’s inhabitants in arcologies, often built in clusters. A baneful consequence of “clustering” is that the middle- and upper-classes have tended to gravitate into newer, more expensive, high-security arcologies, leaving the older and less expensive structures to the working class and poor. Many of the lower-class arcologies have become increasingly run-down and experience high levels of criminal activity, much of it ‘run’ by organized criminal gangs.

Despite this, Collace is the wealthiest and most important world in District 268. It has the largest population in the subsector, is a major industrial world renowned for producing low-cost, high-tech goods, and is also the site of a major SuSAG pharmaceutical factory. Moreover, settlers from Collace have colonized Inchin and Avastan, which occupy strategic positions on the J-1 main running between the Glisten and Five Sisters subsectors (though Collace’s government has effectively disowned their governments). Collace is the prime candidate for permanent subsector capital (replacing the temporary one at Mertactor) if and when District 268 is integrated into the Imperium.

Collace has sought to join the Imperium and hosts the largest Imperial scout base in District 268. Indeed, the term “scout base” does not accurately convey the vast scale of the IISS presence, which includes facilities (training sites, supply depots, early warning stations, etc.) on half a dozen other planets and satellites in the system in addition to the main base on Kirkton -- Collace’s principal moon. The intimate relationship between the Imperial and local military is demonstrated by the fact that elements of Collace’s armed forces provide ground and close orbit defense for both themselves and the IISS facilities.

The only reason why Collace has not yet joined the Imperium is the opposition of nearby Trexalon (Spinward Marches 1339) - with which it is in a state of "cold war." Trexalon is dominated by the Trexalon Technical Consortium (TTC), a large interlocking corporate trust which controls the starport and has monopoly on industry in that system. The TTC is vociferously anti-Imperial because it perceives the Imperium as an impediment to its expansionist ambitions in District 268. Since the Imperial authorities are reluctant to risk inflaming the situation, Collace’s admission to the Imperium has been "put on the back burner."

One of the key points of contention between Collace and Trexalon is the Pavabid (Spinward Marches 1238) system, which lies directly between them just one parsec away. Ever since iridium deposits were discovered there, the TTC and Collace have been competing for influence with the ruling religious dictatorship to secure mineral exploitation rights. To date, however, the xenophobic offshoot of the Church of the Stellar Divinity on Pavabid has rejected both parties’ advances due to fears that introducing large numbers of off-world miners would irrevocably pollute its pure theocratic society.

World Timeline[edit]

UWP Listing[edit]

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