Diablo (RD 2423) (world)

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Diablo/Drexilthar (Reaver's Deep 2423)
Classic Era (1115)
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size9 Large (14,400 km, 1.03g - 1.33g)
AtmosphereC Exotic (insidious)
Hydrographics7 Wet World 70%
Population4 Moderate (70 thousand)
Government7 Balkanization
Law7 Moderate Law (no firearms)
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M2 V
Planetoid Belts 2
Gas Giants 4

Diablo (RD 2423) is a nonindustrial fluid world.

  • A fluid world has an oceanic geography of a liquid other than water such as ammonia, methane, hydrocarbons, or other exotic liquids.
  • It requires extensive imports of outside technology to maintain a modern, star-faring society. Having to import most manufactured and high tech goods drives the price up for these items at this world.
  • It is a member of the Third Imperium in the Drexilthar Subsector of Reaver's Deep Sector in the Domain of Ilelish.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

This system is part of the Khakhan Track, lying on the Diablo's Passage.

Monostellar System[edit]

Diablo (RD 2423) Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Diablo (RD 2423)

M2 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.4258 2400 - 3300 0.027
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.0044 0.01358 0.13 - 0.21 0.44 4.4
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6

System Data[edit]

Primary: Close binary system: Major - Soilleir, spectral class F0V. ICN S4K0803F0V. Mass 1.7 standard. Stellar diameter 1.7 standard. Luminosity 8.1 standard. Companion - Flame (orbit #0), spectral class G1D. ICN S4KO803G1VII. Mass 0.63 standard. Stellar diameter 0.012 standard. Luminosity 0.00006 standard.

Planetary System: Seven major bodies. One Inhabited world (Diablo, III). Four gas giants, two planetoid belts in system.

Mainworld Data[edit]

III Diablo: Mean orbital radius, 101.73 million kilometers (0.68 AU). Period, 134.18 days ... One satellite ... Diameter, 15,322 kilometers. Density, 1.13. Mass, 1.61 standard. Mean surface gravity, 1.27 G. Rotation period: 22 hours, 10 minutes, 10 seconds. Axial Inclination, 15°17'2.8" Albedo, .54 ... Surface atmospheric pressure, 60atm; composition, carbon dioxide/sulfur dioxide mix (plus trace elements). Atmosphere Is rated "INSIDIOUS", defeating all forms of personal protection In 2-12 hours, due to extremes of pressure and temperature. Hydrographic percentage, 74%; composition, liquid sulfur, sulfuric acid and similar compounds. Mean surface temperature, 500°C.

Remarks: Diablo is an extremely hostile world lying just within the boundaries of the Imperium. Under ordinary circumstances, settlement of such a world would be highly unlikely, for the planet enjoys surface temperatures in excess of 500°C and has a surface atmospheric pressure of roughly 60atm (Earth sea-level pressure is only 1 atm).

Mainworld Atmosphere[edit]

Diablo has an Insidious Atmosphere which requires the use of a Hostile Environment Suit or Vacc Suit, but extreme conditions cause the corrosive effects to defeat any personal protective measures in a few hours. TL–10 or more advanced survival gear is required to settle this world.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Map[edit]

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Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The situation on Diablo has been somewhat unstable of late, since the declaration of a tradewar between Delgado Trading and Sternmetal Horizons. Both sides have been hiring additional mercenaries to beef up security, and outright inter-company warfare is expected ... once the problems of waging an effective campaign in Diablo's hellish environment are conquered. However, Diablo is a major source of industrial-grade daystones and mining colonies have been established on Diablo to exploit this valuable resource.

Imperial High / Landed Nobility[edit]

Diablo (RD 2423), as a member world of the Third Imperium has a member of the Imperial Nobility overseeing the world.

World Starport[edit]

Diablo (RD 2423) 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]

Diablo (RD 2423) possesses a Technology Level of TL–8.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Fiber optics, improved telephones, and satellite communication and data networks.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Improved geothermal and improved batteries.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Advanced automobiles.
    • Water: Triphibians and early artificial gills.
    • Air: Improved helicopters and hypersonic jets.
    • Space: Space shuttles, early space stations, and improved interplanetary spacecraft (System Craft).

World Government[edit]

Diablo (RD 2423) has a Balkanized Government. There is no central world government. The world has several governments competing for control of the world. These may be allies, cooperating, competitors, or at war with each other.

  • It is a member of the Third Imperium in the Drexilthar Subsector of Reaver's Deep Sector in the Domain of Ilelish.
  • The world holds a number of enclaves owned by different companies and corporations (hence the 'balkanized' government of the planet). Each enclave is settled in underground complexes heavily reinforced against outside pressures and temperatures. Enclaves have shuttleports for landings by small craft, but the planetary starport, a class B facility, is maintained in orbit. The port is owned and operated by the megacorporation Hortalez et Cie, LIC, which itself has no direct interest in mining operations on the world.

World Law Level[edit]

Each enclave is a small 'company town' completely controlled by the owning company (among these companies are megacorporations such as Delgado Trading, Ling-Standard Products, Sternmetal Horizons and the like, as well as smaller companies operating on a local level). Conditions tend to be harsh because of the complete control management has over the workers. Mercenaries in the pay of the various companies enforce local company laws and regulations, which vary in stringency, but average around law level 7.

World Military[edit]

No information yet available.

World Economy[edit]

The environment on Diablo will overcome all forms of personal protection (individual protective suits, battledress, etc.) within 12 hours. Vehicles and ships will not be compromised as quickly, but breakdowns are common. Mining operations are conducted entirely underground, with tunnels being constantly extended around various enclaves. People visit the surface of Diablo as rarely as possible.

Trade Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Demographics[edit]

No information yet available.

World Culture[edit]

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World Language/s[edit]

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World Infrastructure[edit]

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Historical Data[edit]

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World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP Listing[edit]

No information yet available.

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