Garrison (world)

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Garrison/Drexilthar (Reaver's Deep 2221)
Classic Era (1115)
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size3 Small (4,800 km, 0.24g - 0.34g)
Atmosphere5 Thin
Hydrographics7 Wet World 70%
Population9 High (4 billion)
Government6 Captive Government/Colony
LawB Extreme Law (control of movement)
Tech LevelB Average Stellar (large starships)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary F5 V
Planetoid Belts 1
Gas Giants 2

Garrison is a high-population world with a billion or more sophonts in population size.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

Remarks: Garrison is the inner moon of a gas giant circling Hoshito's star. Long the site of a major Imperial frontier installation,hence the world's name, the planet also has supported a fairly large colony for several hundred years.

System Data[edit]

Primary: Hoshito's star, spectral class M1V. ICN S4K0601M1V. Mass 0.457 standard. Stellar diameter 0.511 standard. Luminosity 0.0344 standard.

Planetary System: Two major bodies. One Inhabited world (Garrison, la). Two gas giants, one planetoid belt in system.

la Garrison: Mean orbital radius of primary, 29 million kilometers (0.19 AU). Period of primary, 44.75 days ... Primary Is small gas giant designated Obe. Primary diameter, 48,000 kilometers. Density, 0.19. Mass, 10.0 standard. Five satellites ... Garrison, Innermost moon (Ia); mean orbital radius, 144,000 kilometers. Period, 1.92 days ... No satellites ... Diameter, 5,258 kilometers. Density, 0.97. Mass, 0.051 standard. Mean surface gravity, 0.36 G Rotation period: none (tidal lock with primary). Axial inclination, 3°15'5.2" Albedo, .27 ... Surface atmospheric pressure, 0.45atm; composition, standard oxygen-nitrogen mix, breathable without artificial assistance. Hydrographic percentage, 72%, composition, liquid water and water-ice. Mean surface temperature, 5°C.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

In 1101, following the Birthday Massacre, the planetary population revolted. Local naval and Marine forces were quickly reinforced from neighboring worlds, and the rebellion was rapidly put down. Garrison was declared under martial law, with Marine Commandant Greyson implementing a number of extremely stringent directives to prevent a further outbreak of violence on the world.

Resentment to the military government runs deep, and new protests have begun against Greyson's refusal to hand the reins of government back to civil administrators. It is widely believed that Greyson enjoys his power as Military Governor Pro-Tem and is deliberately slowing any moves towards a return to the pre-rebellion status. Two major protest strikes by starport workers have taken place in the past year (both suppressed by Marines), while four unsuccessful assassination attempts against Greyson have been mounted. Naturally, these activities have done nothing but solidify Greyson's power and give him an excuse to clamp down still farther on the population.

Garrison's high law level indicates extremely rigid controls on civilian movements, almost constant harassment by military police and a stringent curfew imposed on citizens without specific work permits. The planet is posted as an Amber Zone by the Travellers' Aid Society.

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