Sivvista (world)

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Sivvista/Kuriishe (Dagudashaag 3120)
Milieu 1116
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size4 Small (6,400 km, 0.32g - 0.46g)
Atmosphere2 Vacuum (very thin - tainted)
Hydrographics8 Wet World 80%
Population8 Moderate (400 million)
GovernmentB Non-Charismatic Dictator
LawA Extreme Law (no weapons)
Tech LevelE High Stellar (anti-grav cities)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K0 V M8 V
Worlds 10
Gas Giants 3
Planetoid Belts 1
Cultural Details
Government Non-charismatic dictatorship
Law Level Extreme
Cultural Extension AA7G
Army Size (BEs) 70
Economic Details
Technology Level 14
Economic Extension
ResourcesEExtremely abundant
Labor7Moderate (40 million)
InfrastructureD Comprehensive
Importance Extension 2
Resource Units 5,096
GWP (BCr) 3,750
World Trade Number 5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 35,125
Starport Details
Classification Class-A
Port Size 6
Building Capacity (Tons) 440,000
Port employees 18,645
Port passengers (annual) 28,000

Sivvista is either a vacuum world or one with a tainted atmosphere. The system has a population between 100 million and a billion sophonts. This world designated as an Amber Zone. Caution is advised since the world has an environment, laws, customs, life forms, or other conditions that are not well understood and might be a danger to a visitor. This is a high technology world with available technology over the standards for Charted Space. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Kuriishe Subsector of Dagudashaag Sector and in the Domain of Vland. Sivvista, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of an Imperial knight and the fiefdoms of a marquis and a viscount. All three are members of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world. During the Long Night this world was named Gaga As.

Astrography and planetology[edit]

Sivvista is a member of the Sylean Main.

Binary Solar System[edit]

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

K0 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.825 4000 - 5000 0.42
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00845 0.05375 0.52 - 0.84 0.845 8.45
Orbit #  *  * 2 2 7
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)

M8 V

Secondary Main Sequence 0.244 1900 - 2500 0.003
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00224 0.00415 0.04 - 0.06 0.224 2.24
Orbit #  *  *  * 0 5

History and background[edit]

The glory days of Sivvista are long gone. At the height of its power, not only was the Sivvista system a major industrial force, it was also considered a centre of learning, culture, and freedom. Today, however, while still visible in the surviving architecture, museums and government approved libraries, the planet itself struggles to keep hold of any power and influence it once held. If anything, Sivvista is a relic of a past age.

Sivvista’s fall came about following the death of protector Darien Xiox, who while essentially taking the role of dictator believed in a very laissez-faire attitude towards trade, life and art. Much of his time was spent financing great projects of urban renewal and forming strong trade links with neighboring systems. It was under Xiox’s rule that all which made Sivvista great was founded.

Following his death, however, many programs were abolished by his power hungry under-cabinet as they struggled to decide which of them would replace the late ruler. For over a decade the planet was left with little real control and, when a new protector was finally decided upon (due more to careful assassination and bribery rather than politics) the planetary well-being had already begun to break down.

Following the Great War of Zashe (Dagudashaag 3220) in 1106, Sivvista had become the landing ground for huge numbers of refugees, effectvely quadrupling the population. Furthermore no effectve governing had caused great civil unrest in the cites - rioting and looting destroying both fundamental infrastructure and many businesses. New protector, Gardinia Maal, took to his rule with an iron fist, oppressing the people and attempting to regain respect, both of his own subject and of the neighboring systems’ governments. While returning a small degree of stability to Sivvista, Maal has left the population fearing the government. The planet is overcrowded and production is heading towards an all-time low.

References and contributors[edit]

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