Folly (world)

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Folly/Khandi (Dagudashaag 1713)
Milieu 1116
C300459-A
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size3 Small (4,800 km, 0.24g - 0.34g)
Atmosphere0 Vacuum
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population4 Moderate (60 thousand)
Government5 Feudal Technocracy
Law9 High Law (no weapons out of home)
Tech LevelA Early Stellar (jump drive)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M1 V
Worlds 12
Gas Giants 3
Planetoid Belts 2
Cultural Details
Government Feudal technocracy
Law Level High
Cultural Extension 546B
Army Size (BEs) 0
Economic Details
Technology Level 10
Economic Extension
B33+1
ResourcesBAbundant
Labor3Low (6 thousand)
Infrastructure3 Very limited
Efficiency+1Average
Importance Extension 0
Resource Units 99
GWP (BCr) 0
World Trade Number 3
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 0
Starport Details
Classification Class-C
Port Size 0
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 0
Port passengers (annual) 0

Folly is a vacuum world, with a complete lack of atmosphere. The system has a population between 10,000 and 10 million, lacking the industrial base to be completely self-supporting. This world contains an archaeological site with artifacts suspected to be from the now-vanished Ancients. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Khandi Subsector of Dagudashaag Sector and in the Domain of Vland. Folly, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of an Imperial knight, a member of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world. During the Long Night this world was named Vluumkhaa Sa. This world has also been known as Abram's Folly.

Astrography and planetology[edit]

Folly is a member of the Rusadaa Trace.


Monostellar System[edit]

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

M1 V

Primary 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

History and background[edit]

Records from the Second Imperium show this system hosted a Scout Base.

In 632, Abram Elan set out from Iesha (Dagudashaag 1712) to explore this impoverished world following a vision he claimed to showed him vast deposits of valuable minerals.

He sold all his possessions, bought a small ship and survey equipment, and went to find his fortune. News of his plans made his way to the media and Elan's adventures (and the world) nicknamed Abram's Folly.

Despite several previous surveys finding nothing of value on the planet. For three decades Elan scoured the planet without a trace of the riches. He died a bitter, broken, defeated, and impoverished in 667.

The current population is made of independent, itinerant prospectors following the footsteps of Elan.

References and contributors[edit]

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