Matrix (world)

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Matrix/Unnamed (Ahriman ????)
First Survey
StarportX No Starport
Size4 Small (6,400 km, 0.32g - 0.46g)
Atmosphere7 Standard (tainted)
Hydrographics5 Wet World 50%
Population0 Barren (0)
Government0 No Government structure
Law2 Low Law (no energy weapons)
Tech Level4 Industrial (combustion)
Classic Era (1115)
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size6 Medium (9,600 km, 0.60g - 0.81g)
Atmosphere6 Standard
Hydrographics9 Wet World 90%
Population9 High (7 billion)
Government1 Company/Corporation
Law8 High Law (controlled blades)
Tech LevelE High Stellar (anti-grav cities)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary G7 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 4

Matrix is a nonindustrial water world, which has 90% or more of its surface covered in an ocean of water.

  • The inhabitants of this world live on the roughly 10% of exposed land mass, in underwater colonies, on city ships, or similar arrangements.
  • 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.
  • It is the homeworld of the Inyx and the third planet orbiting a yellow main sequence star.
  • The Inyx name for this world is untranslatable.
  • In addition to Matrix the Inyx also directly control 17 systems in Ahriman Sector.

Description (Planetology)[edit]

Matrix is an medium-sized world with a thin but breathable oxygen-nitrogen atmosphere. The planet is covered with water, with only a few island chains, which are crowded with factory-cities. Matrix has a rather warm climate with very turbulent weather conditions, as storms and hurricanes never break on land.

IISS Astrographics Survey[edit]

2337 Matrix (Inyx Economic Sphere)

Starport: Class V.

Diameter: 6,216 miles (9,900 km). Gravity: 0.79g.
Atmosphere: Standard oxygen-nitrogen.
Hydrographics: 92%.
Climate: Warm.
Population: 7 billion.
Government: Corporate.
Control Level: 5.
Tech Level: 11.
World Trade Number: ?.

Satellite (Moon)[edit]

Trove is a small metallic moon in close orbit, tidally locked to Matrix. With its rich mineral resources, Trove houses most of the planet’s heavy industry and is home to a large Inyx city with a population of 4.5 million.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Matrix is located in Ahriman Sector.

  • Matrix’s population consists of 2 billion Inyx and an estimated 5 billion sapient genetic constructs and slaves. Most of these non-Inyx have been designed or altered to live underwater, with their lungs replaced with bionic gills or genetic modifications.
  • For geopolitical reasons, nearly all alien slaves on Matrix are non-Aslan: most are Human or Dolphin.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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