Empty Quarter Sector

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Empty Quarter Sector
Antares Amdukan Star's End
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Ley
Subsectors
Tsahrroek Kourae Flange Tsosoe
Kakhasaek Tokitre Cotan Nisaga
Lentuli Yogesh Hebrin Turley
Nulinad Gimushi Udusis Yashodhan
Sector Data
No. of Worlds 313
Population 322,214 million
Majority Control Third Imperium - 42%
Secondary Control Hegemony of Lorean - 22%
Tertiary Control Rukadukaz Republic - 19%
Quaternary Control Other - 17%
Domain Domain of Antares
Balkanized Space
Capital Nulinad (world)
Gross Sector Product BCr996,797
Trade Volume BCr7,974
Imperial Coordinate +2 / +1
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Empty Quarter Sector is on the Imperial Fringe, a crossroads area between the Third Imperium and Julian Protectorate. It is an area with a long legacy of civilization and multi-species settlement with old settlement from Droyne, Bwaps, Humans, Sydites, Vargr, and other sophont species. It was first settled by Imperials during the time of the First Imperium, the Ziru Sirka. It is an extremely rich, cultural region.

Meta-History & Background: 2019-0611[edit]

Empty Quarter Sector was originally designed by Marc W. Miller and appears in the Classic Traveller Atlas of the Imperium (GDW, 1984).


  1. In 1984, the Classic Traveller Atlas of the Imperium was published.
  2. In 1984, the Classic Traveller Vargr (Alien Module) was published.
  3. In 1987, the MegaTraveller Imperial Encyclopedia was published.
  4. In 1990, MegaTraveller Alien - Vilani & Vargr was published.
  5. In 1996, Milieu 0 Campaign was published.
  6. From 2005 to 2016, the T20 Stellar Reaches periodical was published.

  • As of Fall 2016, this sector has been programmed into the Traveller RPG Wiki and the world entries are being detailed.
  • As of January 2018, all worlds have been updated as per T20 Stellar Reaches issues 01 - 26.
  • It has been T5 Second Survey reviewed and updated to T5 standards.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Empty Quarter, despite its name, is anything but. It is full of life, vibrant independent polities, a flourishing culture, and dynamic populations.

Toponyms: 1105[edit]

This sector has been known by different names to different groups over its existence including the following:

Empty Quarter Sector Names
Culture Toponym Polity
Third Imperium Empty Quarter Third Imperium
Aslan Empty Quarter Aslan Hierate
Droyne Unknown Droyne Oytrip Yatroy
Hiver Empty Quarter Hive Federation
K'kree Unknown Two Thousand Worlds
Solomani Empty Quarter Solomani Confederation
Vargr Empty Quarter Vargr Extents
Vilani Gushgus Third Imperium
Zhodani Empty Quarter Zhodani Consulate

Sector Nomenclature[edit]

'Non-canon: The Imperials within the sector generally view themselves as Imperials or citizens of their homeworlds. Unlike the residents of Ilelish or Core sectors, most don't identify themselves closely to their rather backward sector.

  • Usually, Imperials within the sector are called Imperials or Impies.
  • In formal discussion, the Imperial citizens of the Empty Quarter are referred to as Gushgusi.
  • Colloquially, they are called Emptyheads by Imperials.
  • Protectorate citizens are generally referred to by their member state: Rukadur or Republicans for citizens of the Rukadukaz Republic, and...
  • Loreans or Hegemonio for subjects of the Lorean Hegemon.

Linguistic Topography: 1105[edit]

The following languages are among the most commonly encountered within this astrographic region:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

It is an area with a long legacy of civilization and multi-species settlement with old settlement from Droyne, Bwaps, Humans, Sydites, Vargr, and other sophont species. It was first settled by Imperials during the time of the First Imperium, the Ziru Sirka. It is an extremely rich, cultural region.

Native Sophonts: 1105[edit]

The following races (sophont species) are believed to have originated within this area:

Demographics: 1105[edit]

Significant populations of the following races (sophont species) reside within this area:

Vargr Connections[edit]

Non-canon: Alpha Quadrant has been dominated by various Ikonaz governments since -1700, during the tail end of the Vargr Pillaging, and the Imperium has ruled its portion of the Empty Quarter since the mid-60s Imperial.

Historical Eras[edit]

Please see Empty Quarter Timeline.

Major Historical Events Timeline: 1105[edit]

These are some of the more important historical events that have affected this sector:

Politics & Diplomacy (Interstellar Relations)[edit]

The Empty Quarter is divided into roughly four quarters:

The Lesser Rift filled most of Delta Quadrant, and an arm of the Rift separated Imperial Space from:

Both the Rukadukaz Republic and the Hegemony of Lorean are members of the Julian Protectorate.

  • Independent systems are lightly scattered on the edge of the Lesser Rift, and dominate the buffer zone between the Hegemony and the Republic. A small group of Imperial client states, led by Tokitre, also lie between these two powers.

Polity Listing: 1105[edit]

The following polities can be found within this sector:

Polity Descriptions: 1105[edit]

Here are several synopses of the polities found in this sector:

  1. Alleg: CsIm: "Client State, Third Imperium"
  2. Alleg: ImDa: "Third Imperium, Domain of Antares"
  3. Alleg: JuHl: "Julian Protectorate, Hegemony of Lorean"
  4. Alleg: JuRu: "Julian Protectorate, Rukadukaz Republic"
  5. Alleg: NaHu: "Non-Aligned, Human-dominated"
  6. Alleg: NaVa: "Non-Aligned, Vargr-dominated"

Imperial Territory: 1105[edit]

This is an Imperial frontier area.

  • 42.00% is controlled by the Third Imperium.
  • 58.00% is controlled by non-Imperial powers.

Imperial Duchies & Districts: 1105[edit]

The Imperial part of the this area is divided into several duchies:

  1. Gimushi Duchy
  2. Hebrin Duchy
  3. Nulinad Duchy
  4. Udusis Duchy
  5. Yogesh Duchy

Trade Routes (Economic Astrography)[edit]

The following astrographic features and trade routes can be found within this area:

Mains, Branches & Arms[edit]

Clusters & Traces[edit]

  1. Chikatra Cluster
  2. Cotan Cluster
  3. Irash Cluster
  4. Kakhasaek Cluster
  5. Kharo Cluster
  6. Khastok Cluster
  7. Kirluan Cluster
  8. Kulleor Cluster
  9. Managa Cluster
  10. Marhaban Cluster aka Lentuli Cluster
  11. Nisaga Cluster
  12. Orchard Cluster
  13. Sashar-Pamushgar Cluster
  14. Ssilnthis Cluster
  15. Tsahrroek-Kourae Cluster
  16. Tsosoe Cluster
  17. Zara Cluster

Rifts, Voids & Jump Bridges[edit]

Other Astrographic Features[edit]

Worlds, Systems & Sectors (Political Astrography)[edit]

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This astrographic region is dominated by the presence of the Lesser Rift. The Lesser Rift provides a natural barrier between the rimward zone dominated by the Third Imperium and the coreward areas dominated by the Julian Protectorate and the Vargr Extents. This is an area of low to medium stellar density.

Capital/s: 1105[edit]

The capitals of the largest polities are:

Sector Summary: 1105[edit]

The Empty Quarter sector has 313 worlds with an estimated population of 322 billion, a per capita income of Cr3,155, and a total economy is BCr1,016,186. These worlds originate an interstellar trade of BCr5,642 through 276 starports (57 Class A, 76 Class B, 100 Class C, 43 Class D) employing 1,035,940 people. Driving this interstellar trade are 48 Agricultural (Ag) worlds, six Non-Agricultural (Na) worlds, 22 Pre-Agricultural (Pa) worlds, 15 Pre-Industrial (Pi) worlds, 45 Rich (Ri) worlds, and seven Industrial (In) worlds. The governments in Empty Quarter maintain 18 Military bases, 17 Naval bases, and 15 Scout bases. The average technology level is 8 (with most between 6 and 10). The highest technology level is 14 at Khebha (Empty Quarter 0709), Ukoen (Empty Quarter 2203), Thuellrue (Empty Quarter 2804), Irrkhun (Empty Quarter 2906), Saerrogh (Empty Quarter 0314), and Guezdhe (Empty Quarter 0511).

The Empty Quarter sector contains 446 stars and 3,556 identified planets; 189 monostellar systems, 117 binary systems, five trinary systems, and two systems with four or more stars. 266 of the 313 systems (84%) have native gas giants. There are seven Asteroid (As) belts, 60 Desert (De) worlds, 21 Garden (Ga) worlds, 23 Ice-capped (Ic) worlds, 83 Poor (Po) worlds, 27 Vacuum (Va) worlds, and 22 Water (Wa) or Ocean (Oc) worlds.

Empty Quarter has an estimated population of 322 billion distributed across 23 High population (Hi) worlds, 27 Moderate population (Ph) worlds, 151 Non-industrial (Ni) worlds, 85 Low population (Lo) worlds, and no Barren (Ba) worlds. The highest population worlds are Outpost (Empty Quarter 1315), Flange (Empty Quarter 2009), Ssilnthis (Empty Quarter 1704), and Ikon (Empty Quarter 0208). The population consists of 6 sophont groups including two native sophonts.

6 identified sophont populations in Empty Quarter


Polities[edit]

Third Imperium, Domain of Antares[edit]

The Third Imperium, Domain of Antares has jurisdiction over 134 worlds with an estimated population of 77 billion, a per capita income of Cr2,625, and a total economy is BCr202,690. These worlds originate an interstellar trade of BCr3,643 through 114 starports (25 Class A, 32 Class B, 39 Class C, 18 Class D) employing 730,395 people. Driving this interstellar trade are 20 Agricultural (Ag) worlds, six Non-Agricultural (Na) worlds, 12 Pre-Agricultural (Pa) worlds, seven Pre-Industrial (Pi) worlds, 20 Rich (Ri) worlds, and six Industrial (In) worlds. The governments in Third Imperium, Domain of Antares maintain 15 Scout bases, and nine Naval bases. The average technology level is 8 (with most between 6 and 10). The highest technology level is 14 at Guukerrii (Empty Quarter 0138) and Ushmigad (Empty Quarter 0638).

The Third Imperium, Domain of Antares has an estimated population of 77 billion distributed across 15 High population (Hi) worlds, 14 Moderate population (Ph) worlds, 63 Non-industrial (Ni) worlds, 31 Low population (Lo) worlds, and no Barren (Ba) worlds. The highest population worlds are Sashar (Empty Quarter 0536), Arakaad (Empty Quarter 0833), Pamushgar (Empty Quarter 1537), Zukhisa (Empty Quarter 0139), Nulinad (Empty Quarter 0338), and Mikik (Empty Quarter 0228). The population consists of 6 sophont groups including two native sophonts.

Third Imperium, Domain of Antares capitals

Julian Protectorate, Rukadukaz Republic[edit]

The Julian Protectorate, Rukadukaz Republic has jurisdiction over 130 worlds with an estimated population of 203 billion, a per capita income of Cr3,303, and a total economy is BCr670,687. These worlds originate an interstellar trade of BCr1,665 through 117 starports (19 Class A, 33 Class B, 46 Class C, 19 Class D) employing 259,810 people. Driving this interstellar trade are 21 Agricultural (Ag) worlds, no Non-Agricultural (Na) worlds, seven Pre-Agricultural (Pa) worlds, six Pre-Industrial (Pi) worlds, 16 Rich (Ri) worlds, and one Industrial (In) world. The governments in Julian Protectorate, Rukadukaz Republic maintain 14 Military bases, and four Naval bases. The average technology level is 8 (with most between 5 and 11). The highest technology level is 14 at Khebha (Empty Quarter 0709), Ukoen (Empty Quarter 2203), Thuellrue (Empty Quarter 2804), Irrkhun (Empty Quarter 2906), Saerrogh (Empty Quarter 0314), and Guezdhe (Empty Quarter 0511).

The Julian Protectorate, Rukadukaz Republic has an estimated population of 203 billion distributed across six High population (Hi) worlds, eight Moderate population (Ph) worlds, 66 Non-industrial (Ni) worlds, 40 Low population (Lo) worlds, and no Barren (Ba) worlds. The highest population worlds are Outpost (Empty Quarter 1315), Flange (Empty Quarter 2009), and Ikon (Empty Quarter 0208). The population consists of 3 sophont groups.

Julian Protectorate, Rukadukaz Republic capitals

Non-Aligned, Human-dominated[edit]

There are 27 Non-Aligned Human-dominated worlds in Empty Quarter with an estimated population of 1 billion.

Non-Aligned, Vargr-dominated[edit]

There are 14 Non-Aligned Vargr-dominated worlds in Empty Quarter with an estimated population of 30 billion.

Client state, Third Imperium[edit]

The Client states of the Third Imperium in Empty Quarter encompasses eight worlds with an estimated population of 10 billion.

World Listing: 1105[edit]

The following systems and worlds can be found within this sector:

312 Worlds in the Empty Quarter Sector in Era: Milieu 1116
Aandii  •   Aardimash  •   Ababat  •   Abse-eb  •   Abuish  •   Aeghzivik  •   Aekhfe  •   Aellon  •   Aelraek  •   Aenalla  •   Aeradh  •   Aerren  •   Aerrogh  •   Aerrvok  •   Aerstou  •   Aerzorak  •   Aetsoek  •   Aezill  •   Aghets  •   Aghurtuekh  •   Agnakhong  •   Aisha  •   Akgakhong  •   Akiar  •   Aleshanee  •   Anata  •   Angour  •   Ankheal  •   Arakaad  •   Ardamashii  •   Askaath  •   Asoekh  •   Athuerr  •   Barindra  •   Basimah  •   Belumar  •   Bha Kakharkh  •   Bhastoum  •   Bishop  •   Bravo  •   Byeggra  •   Byegh Aengz  •   Cairne  •   Camilla  •   Charity  •   Chikatra  •   Chimalis  •   Coman  •   Cooke  •   Corcoran  •   Corsabren  •   Cotan  •   Daalii  •   Daerrdha  •   Dagemi  •   Dakamii  •   Daruka  •   Datawo  •   Dhaeknorz  •   Dharmendra  •   Dharo  •   Dheeraj  •   Dhungvadha  •   Diagemi  •   Dorado  •   Drago's Belt  •   Dumkashga  •   Dyani  •   Dzourrgae  •   Ebrahim  •   Ebwathwa  •   Edi  •   En Passante  •   Engaell  •   Eninshish  •   Enola  •   Enzaeng  •   Ersuk  •   Exile  •   Faiza  •   Fathwaas  •   Faust  •   Flange  •   Gaeko  •   Gaeloe  •   Gagukam  •   Gasadim  •   Gasali  •   Gauri  •   Gengath  •   Ghazko  •   Ghothu  •   Ghuekvar  •   Ghungzon  •   Gidhae  •   Giiluush  •   Gimushi  •   Gingesh  •   Gnorre  •   Gobi  •   Gousong  •   Gudina  •   Gueddzouukh  •   Gueghaen  •   Guelan  •   Guezdhe  •   Guudagi  •   Guukerrii  •   Gvurrdakh  •   Hadiya  •   Halla  •   Harshad  •   Hebrin  •   Hemant  •   Iisdirrii  •   Ikkimam  •   Ikon  •   Iksoe  •   Iluumiin  •   Indara  •   Irash  •   Iridia  •   Irikrough  •   Irilikhokh  •   Irkong  •   Irrkhun  •   Ishkhigu  •   Jaleel (EQ 1040)  •   Janardan  •   Jansing  •   Jinendra  •   Justince  •   Ka-aswa  •   Kaanada  •   Kaekhaenae  •   Kaethkfang  •   Kakhasaek  •   Kali  •   Karsaka  •   Karzana  •   Kasim  •   Kawatas  •   Kenrasda  •   Kewepab  •   Kfarror  •   Kfueng  •   Kfueraer  •   Khalidah  •   Kharkhelud  •   Kharo  •   Khastok  •   Khebha  •   Khebreyth  •   Khinisdaa  •   Khinumi  •   Khollok  •   Khuvoeru  •   Kirluan  •   Kiskiishga  •   Knaekiril  •   Kourae  •   Ksuel  •   Kuell  •   Kulloerr  •   Laenthataek  •   Lakea  •   Lakuusa  •   Larraez  •   Lawinger  •   Lazisar  •   Liamea  •   Libertad  •   Llongnarr  •   Llusega  •   Lukaau  •   Maarkhuda  •   Maarluan  •   Managa  •   Manendra  •   Marhaban  •   Mihirkiran  •   Miigaki  •   Miinagi  •   Mikhail  •   Mikik  •   Miramon  •   Mordekai  •   Mugama  •   Muna  •   Naerrsuel  •   Nakhkol  •   Nakhukir  •   Nazirah  •   Neelamani  •   Niketan  •   Nisaga  •   Nulinad  •   Nuri  •   Odzagh  •   Odzsouu  •   Oesae  •   Okori  •   Oloe  •   Omprakash  •   Orae  •   Orchard  •   Osaerr  •   Ourskadh  •   Outpost  •   Pamushgar  •   Paweba  •   Perpethwe  •   Prakesh  •   Pramas  •   Praveer  •   Pugaash  •   Ragidlam  •   Rajan  •   Rakesh  •   Rakhael  •   Rasu  •   Reshiigani  •   Reshkhuda  •   Rhoe  •   Riamlir  •   Riiakea  •   Roenksu  •   Rommel  •   Rrekoth  •   Sabira  •   Saeghvung  •   Saerrogh  •   Saezzok  •   Saffron  •   Sahale  •   Sakari  •   Sambra  •   Sandardin  •   Sangre  •   Sashar  •   Sekhthodu  •   Selka  •   Shaliir  •   Sharduuaan  •   Sharleda  •   Shikua  •   Shuiku  •   Shuura  •   Sibikaar  •   Sibikliir  •   Soksosoer  •   Sprocket  •   Ssilnthis  •   Sudvoukh  •   Suezkha  •   Surogota  •   Surrvok  •   Sutedvok  •   Taegzoer  •   Taetha  •   Takoda  •   Tapawa  •   Tapendra  •   Thaeallikh  •   Thisuel  •   Threythkhe  •   Thuellrue  •   Tindhakh  •   Tokitre  •   Tsahrroek  •   Tsai  •   Tsosoe  •   Tsuellae  •   Turakne  •   Turley  •   Udusis  •   Uedzoen  •   Ueksang  •   Uenkakh  •   Ughoko  •   Ukoen  •   Uku  •   Unaeng  •   Unang  •   Unsharshe  •   Upkugi  •   Urduaan  •   Urmair  •   Urshaiir  •   Usdaki  •   Ushmigad  •   Uthurrvon  •   Uzola  •   Varkh Bhargra  •   Vekhaetak  •   Vigil  •   Vipan  •   Vozak  •   Vreskegh  •   Vuensoe  •   Wabeab  •   Wapeka  •   Wesaswek  •   Woswaab  •   Yashodhan  •   Yogesh  •   Zada  •   Zare  •   Zoukhe  •   Zuerouk  •   Zuethun  •   Zukhisa


Subsector Listing: 1105[edit]

The following subsectors can be found within this sector:

  1. Subsector A: Tsahrroek
  2. Subsector B: Kourae
  3. Subsector C: Flange
  4. Subsector D: Tsosoe
  5. Subsector E: Kakhasaek
  6. Subsector F: Tokitre
  7. Subsector G: Cotan
  8. Subsector H: Nisaga
  9. Subsector I: Lentuli
  10. Subsector J: Yogesh
  11. Subsector K: Hebrin
  12. Subsector L: Turley
  13. Subsector M: Nulinad
  14. Subsector N: Gimushi
  15. Subsector O: Udusis
  16. Subsector P: Yashodhan

Territorial Overview: 1105[edit]

The following table details the subsectors within this area:

  • No information yet available.

Territorial Chart Key[edit]

No information yet available.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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