Gilden (world)

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Gilden/Amdani (Daibei 2415)
Classic Era (1115)
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size4 Small (6,400 km, 0.32g - 0.46g)
Atmosphere3 Vacuum (very thin)
Hydrographics1 Dry World 10%
Population4 Moderate (90 thousand)
Government0 No Government structure
Law0 No Law
Tech LevelF High Stellar (anagathics)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K1 V M0 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 2

Gilden is a poor, nonindustrial world.

  • As a nonindustrial world, it requires extensive imports of outside technology to maintain a modern, star-faring society. The need to import most manufactured and high technology goods drives the price of these goods up in the open market.
  • This world has few prospects for economic development.
  • This a "high technology" world with technology achievements at, near, or over technology standards for Charted Space.
  • It is a member of the Third Imperium in the Amdani Subsector of Daibei Sector in the Domain of Ilelish.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

No information yet available.

Binary Solar System[edit]

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

K1 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.774 3800 - 4800 0.352
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00781 0.04921 0.47 - 0.77 0.781 7.81
Orbit #  *  * 2 2 7
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)

M0 V

Secondary Main Sequence 0.489 2800 - 3600 0.04
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00511 0.01659 0.16 - 0.26 0.511 5.11
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Gilden is a poor, non-industrial Imperial world located in Amdani Subsector of Daibei Sector.

Gilden was colonized by refugees from Lombardi (Daibei 2214) who fled during Wagnild's human genetic experiments. Wagnild's experiments eventually proved to have many negative side effects. Difficulties in dealing with or accepting the "artificials" (as they were called by the locals) lead many "naturals" (another local term) to relocate to Gilden.

The people are divided into 17 clans with assigned territories which were agreed upon early in the world's colonization history. This gives each clan control of certain resources and industries as well as such agriculture as can be managed on a near-desert world.

The children are raised collectively by the clan after about age 3, and are trained to work in one of the clan specialties. Inter-clan marriage is possible, but not common - when it does occur, the woman joins the man's clan and is retrained for a new duty.

Genetics became a proscribed science on Wagnild and a taboo on Gilden. Still, for all their advanced technology, Gildenites have largely ignored the perils of inbreeding. An increasing percentage of birth defects has been bringing down the working population significantly in the last few decades.

Effort being made by some clans to encourage cross-clan marriages are resisted by other clans. One stubborn clan has dwindled to a mere 200 individuals because many of their children have died, and most of their women have gone to other groups to marry.

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