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Slavery is the act of enslaving another sophont to perform work against their will.

  • It is also known as the Black Trade.
  • An enslaved individual sophont is known as a slave.
  • It is outlawed throughout parts of Charted Space.
  • Some consider that being a slave is a form of Vocation.

Library Data Referral Tree[edit]

Please refer to the following AAB Library Data for more information:

Description (Specifications)[edit]

There a few issues that promote as much controversy as Chattel Slavery within Imperial Space. Some species feel that slavery should be tolerated and permitted while others are dead set against the practice. The Imperial government, for the most part, are against the practice, but it is not unknown for the authorities to look the other way when it comes to enforcement in areas with divergent opinion and different cultural practices. [1]

Slavery Terminology[edit]

  1. Bonded Labor
  2. Chattel Slavery
  3. Debt Bondage
  4. Forced Labor
  5. Penal Labor
  6. Serfdom
  7. Sex Slave
  8. Slave Labor
  9. Slave Trade
  10. Unfree Labor

Article VI of the Warrant of Restoration[edit]

Emperor Cleon Zhunastu formed the Third Imperium in the Year 0 and declared in the Warrant of Restoration:

Article VI - Slavery Prohibited: Chattel slavery shall not exist within the Imperium, nor in any territory directly under its control, nor on any member world, nor within any territory with which a member world shall have dealings.

Slavery Within the Third Imperium[edit]

Q1. Does slavery exist within the Third Imperium?

A1. Yes and no. Officially no, unofficially yes. Under the system of Feudal Confederation, the government and suprapolity of the Third Imperium overwhelmingly emphasizes two points:

  1. Free Trade: The Imperial government puts the highest priority on the maintenance of a free enterprise and free trade system with the caveat that taxes be paid to the central government of the Third Imperium in the person of the Emperor. How free trade is interpreted and enforced via policy is highly selective. As a rule, the system is laisse faire or hands off. After enforcement of Imperial taxes and starport oversight, the Starport Authority, local policy is left to the Imperial Nobility and the Duchies.
  2. Safety of the Starways: The Imperial government puts the highest priority on its own sovereignty and the security of Imperial Space. It effectively funds and supports the Imperial Military, polices the starways, and enforces those laws and legislation that the Emperor discerns. Outside of the Emperor's priorities, the state leaves local rule to the Imperial Nobility and the Duchies. That even includes a cetain level of military force devolvement to the Colonial Navy, Subsector Navy, Planetary Navy, and Colonial Forces (Planetary Defense Forces).

NOTES: The Imperial government, for the most part, are against the practice, but it is not unknown for the authorities to look the other way when it comes to enforcement in areas with divergent opinion and different cultural practices. [2]

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Aslan Space, Vargr Space, and K'kree Space are notorious for widespread practices of chattel slavery.

Slave Peoples & Races[edit]

The following sophonts experienced slavery at one time. Some are still under bondage:

  1. Asderonti
  2. Ael Yael
  3. Brinn
  4. Falsemen
  5. Girug'kagh
  6. Halka
  7. Humaniti
  8. Impservers
  9. Irhadre
  10. Irilitok Vargr
  11. Languljigee
  12. Reformed Dootchen Estates
  13. Toishani
  14. Yn-tsai

Slaver Polities & Organizations[edit]

These polities, corporations, and organizations currently practice slavery or did so in the past:

  1. Aakhri Empire
  2. Aslan Hierate
  3. Die Weltbund
  4. Duchy of St. Foy
  5. Ghaskoret Empire
  6. Glorious Empire
  7. Khuzedhoth Doom Trade Slaving
  8. Krymia Einarchy
  9. McAteer Mining
  10. Society of Equals
  11. Two Thousand Worlds
  12. Vargr Extents

Worlds & Sectors (Astrography)[edit]

The practice of slavery is located throughout:
Charted Space:

World Listing: 1105[edit]

The following systems and worlds are associated with this the practice of slavery:

26 of 26 World articles in Slave
Argi  •  Danelag  •  Dzagok  •  Earlyu  •  Garrillon  •  Geker  •  Halka  •  Hesarus  •  Kemnagii  •  Lajanjigal  •  Lumnu  •  Oenlaetsvaeg  •  Outsaerrghfars  •  Rajan (EQ 2331)  •  Rrourag  •  Ruie  •  Shaida  •  Sii (Da 0932)  •  Tiniyd  •  Tobibak  •  Tsanesi  •  Tuekoungoull  •  Uenkakh  •  Uosa  •  Yero’ilra  •  Yori  •  
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References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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  1. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak
  2. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak