Ges (world)

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Ges/Mimu (Dagudashaag 0401)
Milieu 1116
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size8 Large (12,800 km, 0.80g - 1.08g)
Atmosphere6 Standard
Hydrographics8 Wet World 80%
Population4 Moderate (70 thousand)
Government3 Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy
Law1 Low Law (no explosives, poison gas)
Tech Level4 Industrial (combustion)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary G4 V M9 V
Worlds 12
Gas Giants 3
Planetoid Belts 0
Cultural Details
Government Self-perpetuating oligarchy
Law Level Low
Cultural Extension 1111
Army Size (BEs) 1
Economic Details
Technology Level 4
Economic Extension
Labor3Low (7 thousand)
Infrastructure1 Extremely limited
Efficiency-5Extremely poor
Importance Extension -3
Resource Units 9
GWP (BCr) 0
World Trade Number 2
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 0
Starport Details
Classification Class-D
Port Size 0
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 0
Port passengers (annual) 0

Ges is a world suited to becoming an agricultural world, but with a population between 10,000 and 100,000 sophonts, but lacks the capability to produce or process sufficient resources to export its projected agricultural produce. This a low technology world with technology competency below the standard for Charted Space. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Mimu Subsector of Dagudashaag Sector and in the Domain of Vland. Ges, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estates of an Imperial knight and a baronet. Both are members of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world. This world contains an Imperial Scout Base, capable of handling Scout Service starships and personnel. During the Long Night this world was named Khiim.

Astrography and planetology[edit]

Ges is a member of the Vilani Main.

Binary Solar System[edit]

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

G4 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.96 4800 - 5700 0.778
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00869 0.07316 0.7 - 1.14 0.869 8.69
Orbit #  *  * 3 3 7
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)

M9 V

Secondary Main Sequence 0.215 1900 - 2400 0.001
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00187 0.00262 0.03 - 0.04 0.187 1.87
Orbit #  *  *  * 0 4

History and background[edit]

Ges is an oddity in that it is a long settled world that regardless of Imperial Society and the technological advances it has made, the local population has settled for a tech level of 4 and this has not changed for at least 1,000 years. This would not be surprising if the people of Ges were Vilani in descent but is in fact mostly Solomani. The 70,000 or so people live as nomadic herdsmen on the single, equatorial continent of the world.

Until recent years Gesian tribes would remain apart calling only at the starport of there was anything they might need that the herd did not produce. The world is presently restricted to (Imperial) travellers and is currently awaiting official classification as a Red Zone.

The planet is currently gripped by intense anti-government guerrilla activity – three small ferocious groups are not only battling what passes as a government on Ges but each other, thus the world has become a gold mine for those trading in illegal arms (providing added impetus for a red zone rating). Local naval elements are in the process of establishing a blockade to prevent arms and mercenaries reaching the surface but due to lack of resources small quantities of both appear to be getting through. The reason for the fighting is not known to outsiders.

References and contributors[edit]

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