Efate (world)

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Efate/Regina (Spinward Marches 1705)
Milieu 1116
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size6 Medium (9,600 km, 0.60g - 0.81g)
Atmosphere4 Thin (tainted)
Hydrographics6 Wet World 60%
Population9 High (8 billion)
Government3 Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy
Law0 No Law
Tech LevelD Average Stellar (holo data)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K4 V
Worlds 8
Gas Giants 0
Planetoid Belts 0
Cultural Details
Government Self-perpetuating oligarchy
Law Level No law
Cultural Extension 4E18
Army Size (BEs) 1000
Economic Details
Technology Level 13
Economic Extension
Labor8Moderate (800 million)
InfrastructureH Very comprehensive
Importance Extension 5
Resource Units 1,496
GWP (BCr) 65,632
World Trade Number 5.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 59,092
Starport Details
Classification Class-A
Port Size 5
Building Capacity (Tons) 7,200,000
Port employees 8,760
Port passengers (annual) 1,254,200

Efate is an industrial world with a tainted atmosphere. The system has a population over one billion. This world contains an archaeological site with artifacts suspected to be from the now-vanished Ancients. This is a high technology world with available technology over the standards for Charted Space.  This is a temperate world, with a climate of average temperatures. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Regina Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector and in the Domain of Deneb. Efate, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of an Imperial knight and the fiefdoms of a count and a minor duke. All three are members of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world. The system supports both an Imperial Naval Base and Way Station.

Astrography & Planetology[edit]

Efate is a member of the Spinward Main. It is part of the Regina Cluster.

It is an Imperial-aligned world that serves as the spinward connection in the vital Express Boat link to the Jewell Subsector.

Monostellar System[edit]

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

K4 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.621 3400 - 4300 0.148
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.0059 0.03191 0.31 - 0.5 0.59 5.9
Orbit #  *  * 1 2 6

The Efate system contains the following worlds: [2]

Orbit Name UWP
1 Enur
2 Jor
3 Efate A646930-D
4 Stur H8A5463-5
4.1 Solon X300FFF-B
5 Lun F510621-C
5.1 Kru H530100-8
5.2 San H500115-A
5.3 Tun
6 Yor Shar

Point of Interest: Ancients Site[edit]

An Ancients site was discovered on Efate in 354, though it had been robbed of all useful artifacts. Today the site is used as a historic monument maintained by the IISS. The site consists of a partially restored grid of walls spaced about two meters apart and extremely massive fortifications at random intervals.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Efate is a high-population, high-technology, heavily industrialized planet with a cold but otherwise garden world environment.

In addition to Efate Startown, other major settlements on Efate include Anlisha, Makish, Kheker, Arden, Irir, and Gasharr.

The system also contains a Naval Base that is the home of the 213th Fleet.

The starship manufacturer General Shipyards has a subsidiary yard on Efate;

Historical Data[edit]

In the run-up to the Fifth Frontier War Efate was subject to bitter anti-Imperial guerrilla activity, supported by the Zhodani.

On 204-1107, as part of the opening of the war, Efate faced a Zhodani siege, followed by heavy planetary fighting.

The Siege of Efate proved one of the crucial campaigns of the entire war.

Other Data[edit]

Efate has been settled almost as long as Regina and has always been its rival for the position as most important system in the Regina Cluster. It passed Regina in population long ago and its technology is also better (space technology is up to Imperial standards), but political considerations still keep it in second place. In the last decade, civil disturbances have contributed to this; the Imperium has been forced to introduce martial law and the system is currently governed by the Imperial Navy.


Note that the name "Efate" is one that is common to both Anglic and Gvegh. It is not known from which language the name derives.


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