Khouth (world)

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Khouth/Khouth (Corridor 0104)
Milieu 0
A8C3988-B
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size8 Large (12,800 km, 0.80g - 1.08g)
AtmosphereC Exotic (insidious)
Hydrographics3 Wet World 30%
Population9 High (9 billion)
Government8 Civil Service Bureaucracy
Law8 High Law (controlled blades)
Tech LevelB Average Stellar (large starships)
Classic Era (1115)
A8C3999-D
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size8 Large (12,800 km, 0.80g - 1.08g)
AtmosphereC Exotic (insidious)
Hydrographics3 Wet World 30%
Population9 High (1 billion)
Government9 Impersonal Bureaucracy
Law9 High Law (no weapons out of home)
Tech LevelD Average Stellar (holo data)
New Era (1200)
X8C3000-0
StarportX No Starport
Size8 Large (12,800 km, 0.80g - 1.08g)
AtmosphereC Exotic (insidious)
Hydrographics3 Wet World 30%
Population0 Barren (0)
Government0 No Government structure
Law0 No Law
Tech Level0 Pre-Industrial (primitive)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M3 V
Planetoid Belts 2
Gas Giants 0

Khouth is an industrial, high-population fluidic world with a billion or more sophonts in size.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

No information yet available.


Monostellar System[edit]

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

M3 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.3942 2300 - 3100 0.02
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00404 0.01179 0.11 - 0.18 0.404 4.04
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6
Remarks
None

System Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Data[edit]

Mainworld Size (S)[edit]

Khouth is a Meso World between 12,000km and 13,500km in diameter. The world has a standard gravity between 0.8G and 1.1G. The horizon will appear about 5.1km away. Vessels with 1G of thrust should check with local starport authorities before attempting to land using emergency power.

Mainworld Atmosphere (A)[edit]

Khouth has an Insidious Atmosphere which requires the use of a Hostile Environment Suit or Vacc Suit, but extreme conditions cause the corrosive effects to defeat any personal protective measures in a few hours. TL–10 or more advanced survival gear is required to settle this world.

Mainworld Hydrosphere (H)[edit]

Khouth has 25-35% of its surface covered by liquid water. It has a few small seas. Wilderness refueling is possible. Water for the inhabitants will be recycled.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Map[edit]

No information yet available.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

World Starport (Sp)[edit]

Khouth has a Class A Starport, an excellent quality installation which includes all the expected amenities including refined fuel for starships, brokerage services for passengers and cargo, and a variety of ship provisions. There is a shipyard capable of doing annual maintenance, overhauls and other kinds of repair, and construction of both starships and non-starships. Most ports of this classification have both a Highport and a Downport.

World Population (P)[edit]

No information yet available.

World Demographics[edit]

Humaniti, population 100%

World Government (G)[edit]

Khouth is governed by an Impersonal Bureaucracy. The leadership of the government is another form (democracy, dictatorship, oligarchy), but the bureaucracy dictates government policy and its execution. Government leadership is reduced to little more than figureheads and does not select the bureaucracy leadership or its members.

World Law Level (L)[edit]

No information yet available.

World Technology Level (TL)[edit]

Khouth possesses a Technology Level of TL–13 or TL-D in Hexadecimal Notation.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Holovideo recorders.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Miniature super-batteries, prototype collectors, advanced fusion plants.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:

World Military[edit]

No information yet available.

World Economy[edit]

No information yet available.

Trade Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available.

World Infrastructure[edit]

This world possesses TBD infrastructure.

World Culture[edit]

No information yet available.

World Language/s[edit]

Imperial Landed Nobility (N)[edit]

Khouth, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estates of three members of the Imperial Nobility, who are charged with overseeing the world.

World Timeline[edit]

Pre-Imperial[edit]

The local population lived in orbital complexes from the earliest times. Khouth was part of a complex trading group of Khouth, Gase A, Dirge Iim and Mikesh that was hard pressed to hold its own against Vargr raids. What is now the Million Trace and Dzarrgh Run were the sites of many of these conflicts as the group tried to keep the Vargr at a distance. Khouth saw contact with the Imperium as the arrival of additional trading opportunities and allies in the fight against the Barbarians. It joined the Imperium voluntarily in 5.

Imperial[edit]

Khouth was the subsector capitol of Khouth Subsector The Vilani Pacification Campaign passed Khouth by. Neither the wars themselves, nor the refugees from those wars, came to Khouth despite its Vilani culture. The Vargr Campaigns, however, saw Khouth providing supplies and ships to the Imperial Navy, and several Imperial Army Brigades volunteered from this world. The world was also heavily involved in the campaigns on Serk (Deneb 0304) (as Gase A subsequently became), in 379. The last act of the Imperium in the government of Khouth was the withdrawal of the Corridor Fleet in 1117. The imperial period ended in 1118 with the arrival of the Dzarrgh Federate.

Dzarrgh Federate[edit]

When the Dzarrgh Federate took over, some of the orbital complexes in which the population of Khouth resided were badly damaged. The Dzarrgh Governor did not believe the Regency warnings, and so world lacked the kind of contingency plan that Mikesh (Corridor 0206) implemented. Despite this, about 15% of the population of Khouth (600 Million) actually managed to evacuate the planet (mostly aiming for the Regency of Deneb) in the decade before the arrival of Virus.

Fall of Khouth[edit]

The remaining population all perished in their hundreds of millions, as the Doomslayer that arrived at Khouth deliberately destroyed the orbital facilities. Most of the system's technology plummeted into the hellish atmosphere of the world below, and salvagers have only found occasional debris and some old TL–13 Navigation Beacons.

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