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Mudupas is a fluid world with an oceanic geography of a liquid other than water such as ammonia, methane, hydrocarbons, or other exotic liquids. The system supports a population of fewer than 10,000 sophonts. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Kuriishe Subsector of Dagudashaag Sector and in the Domain of Vland. Mudupas, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of an Imperial knight, a member of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world. During the Long Night this world was named Rikuliisaa.
Astrography and planetology
Mudupas is a member of the Sylean Main.
Binary Solar System
Mudupas Binary Star System Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol) Mudupas
Primary 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 Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol) Mudupas
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 and background
Mudupas is a prime source for Zamaraan Crystals, a major component in medical scanners. The crystals are formed after tons of mineral compounds are washed up on the shores of Mudupas’s chemically toxic seas. The compounds, on reacting with elements in the corrosive atmosphere, take five days to crystallize before they turn into what we know today as Zamaraan crystals.
The inhabitants collect the crystals when they appear once every 217 days, which is the length of a Mudupasian year. It is not known why the crystals appear just once a year, or why the minerals they grow from appear in just three diﬀerent locations on the planet’s surface. A select group of official crystal collectors are the only people who know the whereabouts of these natural crystal farms. This stops the crystals from being exploited by outsiders.
The inhabitants of Rikuliisa collect enough crystals annually to give them a wealthy lifestyle. Their buildings are adorned with various malformed Zamaraan crystals, which are deemed unsuitable for any practical use. Each year, after the crystals have been collected, various traders come to Mudupas to buy the crystals at auction. Among the buyers are Imperial and corporate officials, traders and the occasional sightseer. Mudupas has contracts with various organizations that between them have automatic purchase rights to eighty per cent of all crystals on offer.
References and contributors
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- Leighton Piper. "Library Data: Kuriishe." Signal-GK 13 (1997): 20. via. HIWG
- Marc Miller. First Survey (Imperium Games, 1996), 85.
- Jae Campbell. Encyclopaedia Dagudashaag (Signal-GK, 2017), 254.
- ↑ "Jump Map API" and map location from Travellermap.com
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