Lakea (world)

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Lakea/Udusis (Empty Quarter 1738)
Milieu 1116
A202623-D
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size2 Small (3,200 km, 0.10g - 0.17g)
Atmosphere0 Vacuum
Hydrographics2 Dry World 20%
Population6 Moderate (7 million)
Government2 Participating Democracy
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech LevelD Average Stellar (holo data)
See also UWP
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System Details
Primary M0 V
Worlds 12
Gas Giants 4
Planetoid Belts 2
Cultural Details
Government Participating democracy
Law Level Low
Cultural Extension 372A
Army Size (BEs) 1
Economic Details
Technology Level 13
Economic Extension
E55-2
ResourcesEExtremely abundant
Labor5Moderate (700 thousand)
Infrastructure5 Limited
Efficiency-2Fair
Importance Extension 1
Resource Units 25
GWP (BCr) 280
World Trade Number 4.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 7,495
Starport Details
Classification Class-A
Port Size 6
Building Capacity (Tons) 7,000
Port employees 13,410
Port passengers (annual) 44,000

Lakea is an icy, non-agricultural and nonindustrial vacuum world, warranting hazardous environment precautions.

Astrography and Planetology[edit]

Part of the Irash Cluster.

Monostellar System[edit]

Lakea Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Lakea Primary Red M0 V


History and Background[edit]

Lakea was settled in 600’s, leading up to the Imperial Civil War. Before her settlement, she was most famous as a refuelling stop for the Majestic Circuit of Emperor Anguistus (arrived day 295, departed day 297, of the year 357 of the Imperial Era). These three days are still celebrated: Emperor Anguistus remains the only Emperor to have extensively toured the Imperial Empty Quarter, and remains the favored Emperor of Emptyheads everywhere.

The system has prospered quite pleasantly since the Civil War, and is a local center of technological goods and large capital equipment, including starships. Unlike the other systems, Lakea is on the X-Boat route, and is the place to get the latest news. A highly sophisticated form of American Indian culture, closely coupled with the rough democratic and frontier ethics of the early United States, makes Lakea the center of American Indian society within the Empty Quarter.

The system was traditionally guarded by one of the mercenary ‘braves societies’ of the American Indians, but recently one of these societies have chosen to swear fealty to the Imperial Baron (and Great Chief) of Lakea. The Eagle Claw comprises of two Broadswords and two Empress Maravas (retooled for mercenary service): two dedicated SDB boats are expected to be commissioned for their use by day 250 of the year 993 Imperial. There were an increased level of pirate activity in the years 990 - 992, but an Eagle Claw strike at their base of operations (such as it was) put an end to it. Current pirate activity is notable for its absence.

UWP Listing[edit]

UWP Changes (all dates are Imperial Calendar)

  • T20 - 993 - Lakea 1738 A202623-B Ic Na Ni Va 924 Im
  • CT - 1105 - Lakea 1738 A202623-D Ic Na Ni Va 724 Im
  • MT - 1125 - Lakea 1738 C202676-A Ic Na Ni Va 524 Ou - Outlands
  • TNE - 1201 - Lakea 1738 X202000-0 Ba Ic Va 024 --

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