Entrope (world)

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Entrope/Querion (Spinward Marches 0720)
Milieu 1116
StarportE Frontier - no facilities
Size4 Small (6,400 km, 0.32g - 0.46g)
Atmosphere3 Vacuum (very thin)
Hydrographics6 Wet World 60%
PopulationA High (10 billion)
GovernmentA Charismatic Dictator
LawA Extreme Law (no weapons)
Tech LevelB Average Stellar (large starships)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary G6 V M1 V
Worlds 10
Gas Giants 0
Planetoid Belts 1
Cultural Details
Government Charismatic dictatorship
Law Level Extreme
Cultural Extension CB7D
Army Size (BEs) 12000
Economic Details
Technology Level 11
Economic Extension
ResourcesDVery abundant
Labor9High (1 billion)
InfrastructureC Very extensive
Importance Extension 1
Resource Units 4,212
GWP (BCr) 36,600
World Trade Number 4
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 402
Starport Details
Classification Class-E
Port Size 3
Building Capacity (Tons) 12,000,000
Port employees 60
Port passengers (annual) 12,000

Entrope is a high-population world with a billion or more sophonts in population size. This world designated as an Amber Zone. Caution is advised since the world has an environment, laws, customs, life forms, or other conditions that are not well understood and might be a danger to a visitor. This is a cold world with an overall climate is at the lower temperature range of human-congruous sophont endurance. It is a member of Sword Worlds Confederation in the Querion Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector and in the Sword Worlds.

Astrography & Planetology[edit]

Entrope is a member of the Spinward Main.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Entrope Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)

G6 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.917 4600 - 5500 0.62
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00846 0.06531 0.63 - 1.02 0.846 8.46
Orbit #  *  * 2 2 7
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)

M1 V

Secondary Main Sequence 0.4574 2600 - 3500 0.033
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00475 0.01516 0.15 - 0.24 0.475 4.75
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6

IISS GURPS Astrographics Survey[edit]

0720 Entrope (Darrian)

Starport: Class II.

Diameter: 2,987 miles (4,800 km).
Atmosphere: Very thin oxygen-nitrogen.
Hydrographics: 61%.
Climate: Frozen.
Population: 11,263,000,000.
Government: Charismatic dictatorship ).
Control Level: 6.
Tech Level: 10.
World Trade Number: 4.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Entrope has switched allegiance between the Sword Worlds Confederation and the Darrian Confederation several times in the last five centuries. As of 1105 the system was occupied by the forces of the Sword Worlds, having been captured in the Fourth Frontier War. Entrope's infrastructure was heavily damaged in the latest fighting and its starport was destroyed. Due to continuing internal struggles, rebuilding has been impeded.

Despite the widespread belief that the Entropic Wars were primarily between the Darrians and the Sword Worlders, the truth is that neither party ever had the strength to conquer Entrope in the face of united opposition. Unfortunately, Entrope has been a deeply fractured society ever since a civil war in 587. In each instance when Entrope has been invaded, most of the "invading" has been performed by native Entropians, with either the Darrians or the Sword Worlds merely tipping the scales.

The starport is continually being repaired and just as continually sabotaged. Fuel and ship repair facilities may be available (usually are), but the uncertainty has prevented the Scouts from giving it a classification that reflects this.

History: Era: Rebellion[edit]

"When elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers." The wars between the Darrians and the Sword Worlds had left this place in pretty sorry shape by the Civil War period. The outsystem is littered with the debris of past battles, and the local infrastructure had been shattered so many times that the natives had pretty much given up at trying to keep up with upkeep. The populace was so desperate in the wake of the world's final liberation from the Sword Worlds that it installed a popular dictatorship in an effort to effect rebuilding.

Entrope's current leader is Major Kerin Yoldat, a war hero who was responsible for the coup that swayed Entrope's ground forces to the Darrian side at the time of the invasion that retook the planet. Major Yoldat is still investigating former collaborators and Sword Worlds immigrants, expelling or imprisoning some of them. Weapons are not actually outlawed, but it takes a time consuming background check to get a permit to carry one.

Reconstruction has been very successful, but the dictatorship has become a hereditary post for the Yoldat family. Resistance to this increasingly unnecessary regime is so far muted, but widespread.

History: Era: Milieu 1120[edit]

As of the end of the Fifth Frontier War, Etrope became a member of the Darrian Confederation and is now ruled by Major Kerin Yoldat, a war hero who led the coup that threw out the Sword Worlders.

History: Era: Milieu 1248[edit]

Entrope (0720) is a member of the Darrian Confederation, but is also the home of the headquarters and offices of the League of Spinward States. As a result, its infrastructure and starport were massively improved, and a league naval base was established. At this point, Entrope is a hotbed of political activity, and significant delegations from League members and surrounding powers are common sights. Entrope's rulers have been careful to keep the League administration and bureaucracy separate from the world government. This is made much easier since the world’s capital is located well away from the main starport, and the League headquarters (and the naval base) are all built in and around the starport, with many offices located in the high port. The world's capital is now served by a secondary starport that handles a high load of traffic in its own right.

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