Dhaen (Pr 0718) (world)

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Dhaen/Anghikh (Provence 0718)
Milieu 1116
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere7 Standard (tainted)
Hydrographics8 Wet World 80%
Population6 Moderate (8 million)
Government4 Representative Democracy
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech LevelA Early Stellar (jump drive)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary F8 IV
Worlds 5
Gas Giants 5
Planetoid Belts 0
Cultural Details
Government Representative democracy
Law Level Low
Cultural Extension 3827
Army Size (BEs) 1
Economic Details
Technology Level 10
Economic Extension
ResourcesDVery abundant
Labor5Moderate (800 thousand)
Infrastructure6 Limited
Importance Extension 2
Resource Units 351
GWP (BCr) 28
World Trade Number 4.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 129
Starport Details
Classification Class-B
Port Size 4
Building Capacity (Tons) 6,800
Port employees 225
Port passengers (annual) 40,510

Dhaen system has a population between 10 and 100 million sophonts. It is a Vargr dominated Non-Aligned world in the Anghikh Subsector of Provence Sector.

  • This system hosts a Naval Base for support of military starships. 100% of the world's population is the Major Race Vargr. This is the homeworld to Dhaen, a Minor Race. They are less than 10% of the worlds population.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

Monostellar System[edit]

Dhaen Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)


Primary Giant 1.85 5700 - 6400 8.7
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.02363 0.24465 2.34 - 3.82 2.363 23.63
Orbit #  * 0 5 5 8
Has been Class IV for circa 3,000,000 years

System Data[edit]

The system contains 5 Gas Giants and 5 other small worlds. The innermost Gas Giant (0.2 AU) is directly heated by the central star to over 1100K and should not be used for wilderness refuelling. The outermost world is in retrograde orbit and there is no substantial Oort cloud. It has been posited that the system was, at one time (at least 2 billion years previously), part of a binary system that was split apart by the close approach of another star.

Mainworld Data[edit]

Mainworld Size (S)[edit]

Dhaen is a Meso World between 7,200km and 8,800km in diameter. The world has a standard gravity between 0.4G and 0.57G. The horizon will appear about 4km away.

Mainworld Atmosphere (A)[edit]

Dhaen has a pressure of 0.71 to 1.49 atmospheres. While a Standard Atmosphere does not require survival gear 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 Mask. Some taints may require more protective equipment. TL–3 or more advanced survival gear is required to settle this world. The atmosphere is tainted with relatively high levels of Nitrogen Oxide (NO). Substantial CO2 deposits appear at each pole over autumn/winter and sublimate each spring. Thus CO2 levels in the atmosphere can vary considerably. Pollens from local Flora can also appear in the atmosphere in considerable quantities at temperatures over 5 Celsius and these can have psycho-chemical effects on Vargr and Human physiologies.

Surface temperature at the equator varies between -50 and +15 Celsius. It is anticipated that the temperature of the world will increase substantially over the coming millennia as the central star moves through the AGB branch of its lifecycle.

Mainworld Hydrosphere (H)[edit]

Dhaen has 75-85% of its surface covered by liquid water with a few large continents and extensive islands. Wilderness refueling is possible.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Map[edit]

Map as at 1105

Native Lifeforms[edit]

Intelligent Life[edit]


Includes mega-fauna of over 10 tons.[2]

Much of the Fauna migrates to follow the sun, or Hibernates over winter. Some operate at varying levels of metabolism from a manic-phase to full hibernation; others with a smaller range of metabolic rates.


Flora falls into two categories[2]:

  1. That which grows in the brief summer season and dies off over winter
  2. That which grows in the brief summer season and hibernates over winter

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]


n.b. The Dhaen are not recognised as Sophonts by the inhabitants of the planet and are some castes are traded as pets/slaves[2].

Imperial High (Landed) Nobility[edit]


World Starport[edit]


The boatyard on Dhaen is more of an artisan craft workshop than an industrial scale affair. The quality of its craft is high and the boats sell well.


Dhaen has a Class B Starport, a good quality installation which includes all the expected amenities including refined fuel for starships, brokerage services for passengers and cargo, and a variety of ship provisions. There is a shipyard capable of doing annual maintenance, overhauls and most kinds of repair, and construction of non-starships. Most ports of this classification have both a Highport and a Downport.

World Technology Level[edit]


Dhaen possesses a Technology Level of TL–10 or TL-A in Hexadecimal Notation.

World Government[edit]


Dhaen is governed by a Representative Democracy where government leadership is representatives elected by eligible voters. What determines an eligible voter varies. The representatives determine policy, including selecting members of the bureaucracy. There can be referendum, votes by eligible voters on specific subjects.

World Law Level[edit]


Dhaen has a very law level. There are few laws, covering only important areas. There may be few or no law enforcement officers, the expectation is citizens will bring law breakers to the attention of the Judicial system. Legal proceedings will be fast, with few people involved. For interactions outside of the framework of the laws, cultural norms dominate.Machine guns, other automatic weapons, portable energy weapons, and other military weapons, body pistols, explosives, and poison gas are typically regulated or prohibited. This is the law as applied to resident Vargr. Dhaen are not permitted firearms at all.

World Military[edit]

1105: 1 Battalion The Vargr have a single regular infantry unit, but the community is heavily armed and independently minded.

World Economy[edit]

No information yet available.

Trade Data[edit]

Famous/Infamous for the trade in Dhaen[2].

World Demographics[edit]

1105: Dhaen has a population of 1,000,000 to 9,999,999 sophonts (millions).

  • This is a Nonindustrial World, too small to support the complete chain of production of most goods from start to finish.
  • Most examples of this type are capable of resource extraction but lack an industrial base, in particular factories, to make use of the resources.

Approx 8,000,000


The Vargr are over 90% concentrated at the starport

The Dhaen live is small communities made up of mixed-caste-groups of 150-300[2].

Historical Data[edit]

World Timeline[2][edit]

Year Event
-3,000,000 Star first becomes Class IV. Planet becomes marginally habitable
-300,000 Sudden appearance of a complete ecology including proto-Dhaen.
-100,000 Dhaen form tool-using communities.
-30,000 Dhaen form recognisable farming settlements
200s "Discovered" by the Vargr. Dhaen are TL–1 or perhaps (marginally) TL–2.
284 Goldrush. First trade in Dhaen servants established.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

This list of sources was used by the Traveller Wiki Editorial Team and individual contributors to compose this article. Copyrighted material is used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author. The page history lists all of the contributions.
  1. "Jump Map API" and map location from Travellermap.com
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 An unpublished factoid written by BackworldTraveller