Theron Sector

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Theron Sector
Theta Borealis Fulani Iphigenaia
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Subsectors
Sector Data
No. of Worlds 228
Population 5,716 million
Majority Control Regency of Muirimi - 9%
Secondary Control NaHu - 90%
Tertiary Control NaAs - 1%
Province Faraway Sectors
Capital None
Gross Sector Product BCr8,006
Trade Volume BCr16
Imperial Coordinate -7 / -1
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Theron Sector is a remote backwater lying in the path of Aslan expansion. It is mostly a wild and untamed wilderness with little by way of settlement or trade.

  • It is part of Charted Space.
  • The Aslan know it as Iykhaiser Sector.
  • The Zhodani have named it Sech Zhdoe Sector.
  • It is a frontier area with little development that has never been fully explored.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Theron Sector is a largely unpopulated wilderness lying on the spinward edge of Charted Space.

  • It is characterized, more than anything, by rift regions.
  • The resources of the sector are for the most part untapped.

The sector was initially surveyed during the Imperial First Survey.

  • First Survey primary data regarding the sector was very fragmented.
  • The data drew heavily on the records and accounts of previous explorers within the region.
    • Some of this data was centuries or millennia out of date.

The sector was extensively surveyed during the Imperial Second Survey.

  • A few IISS personnel based at Pautho, in Theta Borealis Sector, were able to personally gather limited amounts of data at great personal risk.
    We salute their valor and honor the fallen.
  • Much of the updated data relating to the sector was based on remote long-term observations done over approximately 70 years (from 995 to 1065).
  • Most of the output from these observations was automatically collated and generated and may occasionally contain errors.

Astrographic Features & Trade Routes: 1105[edit]

The following astrographic and commercial data regarding the sector has been determined:

Summary[edit]

  • Stellar Distribution
  • Rift Regions
  • Borealis Group

Stellar Distribution[edit]

A basic map showing the distribution and size of stars within Theron Sector.

  • The color corresponds to the visible color of the star, which links to its spectral classification.
  • The size as shown indicates both the physical size of the object and its relative brightness.

Chart Theron Sector Stellar Distribution Basic 2.png
(Chart sourced from Traveller Map).

Note that the stars as depicted are representative. Any star, no matter what its size, is a mere speck within the hex it occupies.

  • Ordinary main sequence stars can barely be seen from even a hex away.
  • Huge, intensely luminous giant stars can be seen from across the sector and far beyond.

Rift Regions[edit]

Theron is a sector dominated by rifts: every subsector is divided by them, with jump-3 corridors of stars snaking between their empty expanses.

They hamper travel and commerce within the sector's boundaries, they have prevented any serious degree of settlement, and their presence has left the region as an isolated (though largely pristine) wilderness.

Major rift regions include:

A simple map showing rift regions within Theron Sector.

Chart Theron Sector Rift Regions Named 2.png
(Chart sourced from Traveller Map)

Locally at least, a rift is an astrographic concept based on Jump Drive performance.

The highest tech level commonly encountered out this Far Along (spinward of the Third Imperium) is TL–12, though a few worlds may be more advanced.

  • This level of technology allows the routine use of up to Jump-3 drives.
  • Areas that cannot be crossed by Jump-3-capable vessels are denoted as rifts.
  • The nature and borders of a rift may be determined by other criteria in different regions.

Borealis Group[edit]

The spinward skies of Theron Sector are dominated by the Borealis Group, a very large cluster of stars containing an unusually high number of giant stars.

The so-called "Baba Stars", a cluster of giant stars in Babadur Subsector, are an outlying part of the Borealis Group.

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The skies within the region are spectacular. Some of the brighter stars can be seen from the surfaces of worlds during daylight hours.

Significant Stars
The brightest stars in the group are called the Borealean Stars. They include:

They are surrounded by more than sixty other giant and subgiant stars, some almost as bright as the named giants, as well as numerous main sequence stars and white dwarfs.

  • The cluster has higher than normal concentrations of gas and dust within it.
  • This gas and dust reflects the intense light of the stars and gives the vast feature a diffuse glow.

World Listing: 1105[edit]

Comprehensive Second Survey data for all worlds lying within Theron Sector is available.

  • The primary source material for all data is Traveller Map.
  • Other sources may differ: some elements of the data may be contradictory or incorrect.
  • Data is occasionally updated as new information becomes available.
  • Scouting missions gathering reliable, verified data can receive substantial payment.

AAB library archives contain expanded data about the following systems:

228 Worlds in the Theron Sector
Abbarcal  •  Abujean  •  Alellan  •  Algarosh  •  Araboyn  •  Araddun  •  Argollo  •  Arlaval  •  Arrobor  •  Arthabor  •  Arvarani  •  Asharval  •  Babadur  •  Barbera  •  Belagaro  •  Belth  •  Berin  •  Bimini  •  Brinner  •  Brukashi  •  Buluqua  •  Calnor  •  Carjan  •  Carsal  •  Chang-Tu  •  Charnal  •  Cheshel  •  Chesho  •  Choshan  •  Chtezhzienz  •  Claress  •  Comorosk  •  Copalibo  •  Corcho  •  Corov  •  Corovas  •  Cyplaskal  •  D'aal  •  Darsuv  •  Demosam  •  Dozhiren  •  Durabar  •  Durvak  •  Elintha  •  Elooki  •  Elsidan  •  Emadu  •  Emenago  •  Emsem  •  Enessenis  •  Enganu  •  Ensorigan  •  Eschol  •  Eudore (Tn 3032)  •  Evvori  •  Fandrall  •  Fastazin  •  Fath (Tn 2735)  •  Fedorosin  •  Ferentor  •  Fero Ran  •  Florimel  •  Fragadin  •  Frunerra  •  Garatoth  •  Guruda  •  Guthrie  •  Gutidu  •  Gyvanor  •  Hansen  •  Hasthak  •  Herodat  •  Horten  •  Hteuou  •  Hubrenn  •  Hwaoiei  •  Iglesin  •  Igollar  •  Imparisa  •  Ingolo  •  Insigor  •  Ipkyl  •  Iroquois  •  Iyaoea  •  Jaeger (Tn 3132)  •  Jalvasra  •  Jaskor  •  Jelebek  •  Jenespa  •  Joseph  •  Juradu  •  Juspa  •  Kalshamar  •  Kelo Sankan  •  Kelodo  •  Kembell  •  Khelavis  •  Khtuiaea  •  Kordim  •  Koronat  •  Kurugal  •  Kuvesha  •  Lansatax  •  Larmedas  •  Lenkeeve  •  Lensalava  •  Linisc  •  Lisqitama  •  Longesh  •  Lorokas  •  Lorseth  •  Lorulai  •  Loskino  •  Loskorba  •  Lospertha  •  Lugentan  •  Manshu  •  Marapaz  •  Marast  •  Mardiyk  •  Mariona  •  Marl Verian  •  Maskar  •  Mauritania  •  Melesash  •  Menoshum  •  Menseso  •  Meraluc  •  Midias  •  Minsask  •  Mirdika  •  Mons Alura  •  Morbora  •  Muru Gal  •  Nanisota  •  Narashar  •  Nenusur  •  Nerive  •  Neroka  •  Nivaz  •  Norvor  •  Nuguka  •  Nurror  •  Nysathun  •  Oblomox  •  Ollaskas  •  Orbidar  •  Orisso  •  Oskarth  •  Ossibas  •  Paralanu  •  Parthax  •  Pelestra  •  Pelish  •  Persevall  •  Pherran  •  Plrprveje  •  Plusin  •  Porfiron  •  Portsmouth  •  Pozzy  •  Purt  •  Quarso  •  Quirinn  •  Quonari  •  Rasinad  •  Rassko  •  Rastuga  •  Rendin  •  Rhelin  •  Ronodik  •  Rugener  •  Rukibol  •  Saju Van  •  Saraparth  •  Sarazac  •  Sepigen  •  Sevizhi  •  Shelamor  •  Shen Tsi  •  Shendelo  •  Shessot  •  Shivink  •  Shul Tarakin  •  Silvermud  •  Skinc  •  Sorsik  •  Stuart (Tn 3129)  •  Syldas  •  Tahner  •  Talliam  •  Tamsaar  •  Terrelay  •  Tharaso  •  Tharra  •  Thest  •  Traeai  •  Tragaska  •  Turgavor  •  Tusuco  •  Ubagil  •  Ugar Karn  •  Unsenka  •  Ursumin  •  Vaghe  •  Venturine  •  Verin (Tn 1407)  •  Vestalin  •  Voldo  •  Vuneth  •  Wahela  •  Whittaker  •  Willwlmo  •  Worden  •  Wura  •  Xaragu  •  Xennoth  •  Xenog  •  Xian (Tn 0313)  •  Yemberan  •  Yero Gara  •  Yoramara  •  Yorosk  •  Yoshor  •  Yuggush  •  Zhedlaia  •  Zuva Nar  •  Zuvaxar  •  

Note that some Second Survey data, though only 40 years old, may already be out of date.

  • Verified updated data is constantly sought.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Theron Sector is a largely unpopulated and mostly undeveloped frontier dotted with rifts and voids. A few worlds within the region have never had an intelligent being visit them.

Symbols: 1105[edit]

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A stylised hunter's bow is commonly used as a symbol for Theron Sector.

Native Sophonts (NIL): 1105[edit]

The following races (sophont species) are believed to have originated within this sector:

Demographics: 1105[edit]

Significant populations of the following races (sophont species) reside within this sector:

The total population of Theron Sector is estimated to be 8.279 billion Sophonts.

  • Humans make up 69% of the population.
  • Various non-human races make up 31% of the population.

Muirimi
Muirimi refers to any individual originating from the long-settled but isolated human-dominated region lying along the edge of the Great Rift in Theron and Iphigenaia Sectors.

  • The Muirimi are descended from Solomani colonists originating from the central Asian and Indian subcontinental regions of Terra.
  • Muirimi is an evolution of the Urdu word "Mujrim", meaning "guilty", or "criminal".

Most Muirimi are followers of Sitaraism.

Linguistic Topography: 1105[edit]

The following languages are among the most commonly used within this astrographic region:

Toponyms: 1105[edit]

This sector has been known by different names to different groups over its existence including the following:

Theron Sector Names
Culture Toponym Polity
Third Imperium Theron Third Imperium
Aslan Iykhaiser Aslan Hierate
Droyne Sayoryost Droyne Oytrip Yatroy
Hiver Theron Hive Federation
K'kree Sech Zhdoe Two Thousand Worlds
Solomani Theron Solomani Confederation
Vargr Sech Zhdoe Vargr Extents
Vilani Theron Third Imperium
Zhodani Sech Zhdoe Zhodani Consulate

Iykhaiser, the Aslan name for the sector, translates as "Area of Empty Places".

Historical Eras: 1105[edit]

The earliest activity in the sector seems to correspond to the Ancients era, between 300,000 and 250,000 years ago.

The Zhodani discovered jump drives in -5415 but they paid little attention to the region. A few Zhodani vessels almost certainly travelled among its stars but they have left no tangible traces.

As far as is known, the next interstellar visitors to the sector were humans of Terran extraction. Using their new Jump-3 drives, these hardy souls had pushed up through the Vilani First Imperium, past the emergent Vargr and across the narrow corridor of stars bridging the Great Rift, and into the vast unexplored territories "Behind the Claw". By the -1900s they had crossed the sector, picking their way among the rifts, and continued their journey to spinward: settlements and discoveries from the era are known in Mavuzog Sector. For the most part, however, they left few traces.

This trickle of humanity slowed and then stopped during the Long Night.

The Muirimi were citizens of the Old Earth Union, in the Solomani Rim, during the Long Night. Their culture was centered on the religious belief of Sitaraism: they gained considerable antipathy due to their views on possessions, private ownership, and territorial rights. They fled Terra aboard a number of large starships during the -200s and somehow made it across Charted Space, finally settling in the isolated wildernesses of Iphigenaia Sector and Theron Sector. The Muirimi formed three independent polities: the Unity of Stars, the Pietten Confederation, and the Republic of Georgia. These states survived almost unchanged for over a millennia.

In the Year 0 the Third Imperium was founded and over its first few centuries it expanded to spinward. From the 100s onward, small groups of Imperial humans began to move through the region, spreading their technology and use of jump drives. None of this new wave of humans appear to have settled within the sector: like their Terran predecessors they instead continued further to spinward. They were unwelcome in the settled Muirimi systems and trespassers were placed in lifelong captivity: Imperials learned to keep their distance.

From 300 to 420 the Imperial First Survey was conducted. Mostly, this drew together previously scattered survey data and created a basic portrait of the sector. Much of the data related to star positions and types rather than world UWPs and left many blank areas on the map.

From 995 to 1065 the Imperial Second Survey was conducted. Theron Sector was included in this grand work and a much more detailed picture of the region was built up, though a great deal still remains unknown. Almost all of the data was gathered via remote observation and from careful collation of scattered records.

Around 1000, Aslan scouts and pioneers began entering the area in increasing numbers, searching for empty territory for their clans to claim and settle.

In 1050 the Regency of Muirimi was formed. It was intended to be a united force of the Muirimi peoples, gathered together to face the flood of Aslan Ihatei colonizing worlds in Iphigenaia Sector. These alien interlopers were both taking that which the deities had not granted to them and threatening the cherished Muirimian sense of isolation. The member states of the Regency surrendered their independence when the polity was formed: the Regency's charter decrees that once the Aslan threat is dealt with, the polity is to be dissolved and its member states will return to their former independent status.

Zhodani activity within the sector has increased since the 1080s, but is minimal compared to activity in other regions around the Consulate.

In the 1090s the first Aslan Ihatei colonists began founding settlements on previously unpopulated worlds on the very rimward edge of the sector.

Historical Events Timeline: 1105[edit]

Worlds, Systems & Sectors (Political Astrography)[edit]

Chart Theron Sector Regional Basic.png

Note that this section relates to pre-Second Survey data and is awaiting an AAB Interal Records update.

A simple map showing areas of importance within the sector.

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(Chart sourced from Traveller Map)

Sector Summary: 1105[edit]

The Theron sector has 228 worlds with an estimated population of 5 billion, a per capita income of Cr1,402, and a total economy is BCr8,019. These worlds originate an interstellar trade of BCr1 through 12 starports (0 Class A, 0 Class B, 10 Class C, 2 Class D) employing 170 people. Driving this interstellar trade are two Agricultural (Ag) worlds, three Non-Agricultural (Na) worlds, no Pre-Agricultural (Pa) worlds, no Pre-Industrial (Pi) worlds, one Rich (Ri) world, and no Industrial (In) worlds. The governments in Theron maintain five Scout bases. The average technology level is 2 (with most between 0 and 4). The highest technology level is 12 at Eudore (Theron 3032).

The Theron sector contains no stars and no identified planets; no monostellar systems, no binary systems, no trinary systems, and no systems with four or more stars. 191 of the 228 systems (83%) have native gas giants. There are eight Asteroid (As) belts, 12 Desert (De) worlds, no Garden (Ga) worlds, eight Ice-capped (Ic) worlds, 38 Poor (Po) worlds, 18 Vacuum (Va) worlds, and ten Water (Wa) or Ocean (Oc) worlds.

Theron has an estimated population of 5 billion distributed across one High population (Hi) world, no Moderate population (Ph) worlds, 222 Non-industrial (Ni) worlds, 212 Low population (Lo) worlds, and 67 Barren (Ba) worlds. The highest population world is Willwlmo (Theron 2932). The population consists of 1 sophont groups.

1 identified sophont populations in Theron


Polities[edit]

Non-Aligned, Human-dominated[edit]

There are 207 Non-Aligned Human-dominated worlds in Theron with an estimated population of less than 1 million.

Regency of Muirimi[edit]

The Regency of Muirimi has jurisdiction over 21 worlds with an estimated population of 5 billion, a per capita income of Cr1,402, and a total economy is BCr8,019. These worlds originate an interstellar trade of BCr1 through 12 starports (0 Class A, 0 Class B, 10 Class C, 2 Class D) employing 170 people. Driving this interstellar trade are two Agricultural (Ag) worlds, three Non-Agricultural (Na) worlds, no Pre-Agricultural (Pa) worlds, no Pre-Industrial (Pi) worlds, one Rich (Ri) world, and no Industrial (In) worlds. The governments in Regency of Muirimi maintain five Scout bases. The average technology level is 6 (with most between 3 and 9). The highest technology level is 12 at Eudore (Theron 3032).

The Regency of Muirimi has an estimated population of 5 billion distributed across one High population (Hi) world, no Moderate population (Ph) worlds, 15 Non-industrial (Ni) worlds, five Low population (Lo) worlds, and no Barren (Ba) worlds. The highest population world is Willwlmo (Theron 2932). The population consists of 1 sophont groups.

Capital: 1105[edit]

No world has been nominated as the capital.

Politics & Diplomacy (Interstellar Relations)[edit]

Various powers and groups play out their interests within the sector. Occasionally this may bring them into conflict.

Political Summaries: 1105[edit]

Synopses of the various political allegiances found in this sector:

  1. Alleg: NaAs: Non-aligned, Aslan-dominated.
  2. Alleg: NaHu: Non-aligned, Human-dominated.
  3. Alleg: NaSo: Non-aligned, local Sophonts.
  4. Alleg: NaXX: Non-aligned, Unclaimed.
  5. Alleg: ReMu: Regency of Muirimi

Other Political Influences: 1105[edit]

Military Forces: 1105[edit]

No information currently available.

Subsector Listing: 1105[edit]

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An overview of the economic and political situation within each subsector:

Name Settlement & Economics Politics
Subsector A: Terrelay Subsector Scattered settlements and outposts, limited trade. Corporate interests.
Subsector B: Ronodik Subsector Remote outposts.
Subsector C: Babs Subsector Uninhabited wilderness.
Subsector D Mirdika Subsector Uninhabited wilderness.
Subsector E: Chang-Tu Subsector Scattered settlements and outposts, steady trade. Corporate interests and investment.
Subsector F: Olpinures Subsector Isolated native Sophonts amid wilderness.
Subsector G: Plok Subsector Isolated native Sophonts amid wilderness.
Subsector H: Lisqitama Subsector Uninhabited wilderness.
Subsector I: Ubagil Subsector Scattered settlements and outposts, growing trade. Corporate interests and investment.
Subsector J: Babadur Subsector Isolated native Sophonts amid wilderness.
Subsector K: Tynvegi Subsector Isolated native Sophonts amid wilderness.
Subsector L: Joseph Subsector Long-settled, trade and commerce. Regency of Muirimi control. Internal politics.
Subsector M: Quadrant 01-569 Subsector Scattered settlements and outposts, limited trade. Corporate interests. Aslan Ihatei settlement.
Subsector N: Pozzy Subsector Uninhabited wilderness. Aslan Ihatei land claims.
Subsector O: Virtanen Subsector Scattered settlements and outposts, limited trade. Aslan Ihatei settlement, strong human resistance.
Subsector P: WillWlmo Subsector Long-settled, extensive trade and commerce. Regency of Muirimi control. Internal politics.

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