Lasher (world)

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Lasher/The Empty Void (Corridor 1430)
Milieu 0
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size8 Large (12,800 km, 0.80g - 1.08g)
AtmosphereC Exotic (insidious)
Hydrographics2 Dry World 20%
Population3 Low (2 thousand)
Government2 Participating Democracy
Law2 Low Law (no energy weapons)
Tech Level7 Pre-Stellar (electronics)
Classic Era (1115)
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size8 Large (12,800 km, 0.80g - 1.08g)
AtmosphereC Exotic (insidious)
Hydrographics2 Dry World 20%
Population2 Low (600)
Government0 No Government structure
Law0 No Law
Tech Level9 Early Stellar (fusion)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K4 III
Planetoid Belts 2
Gas Giants 5

Lasher is a low population, fluidic hellworld of less than 10,000 sophonts struggling to survive in a inhospitable environment.

  • A fluid world has an oceanic geography of a liquid other than water such as ammonia, methane, hydrocarbons, or other exotic liquids.
  • Hellworlds often offer daily, and sometimes hourly, life-threatening situations to their inhabitants.
  • It is a member of the Third Imperium in the The Narrows Subsector of Corridor Sector in the Domain of Vland.
  • This world has a nearby Imperial Naval Base, capable of handling warships.
  • During the Long Night this world was named Khip.

Description (Planetology)[edit]

No information yet available.

System Data[edit]

System Name Lasher
System Location Corridor Sector / Empty Void Subsector J
Travel Zone Green (No Special Restrictions)
Stellar Type K4 III
Gas Giants 5
Asteroid Belts 2
Bases Imperial Naval Base
System Detail

Main World Data[edit]

Starport B: Good Facilities. Spacecraft Shipyards. Refined Fuel. Class IV
Diameter 8 Large (12,800km)
Atmosphere C Exotic (Insidious)
Hydrographics 2 Dry World/Fluid (20%)
Population 2 600
Government 0 None
Law Level 0 None/Anarchy
Tech Level 9 Early Stellar (Fusion, Circa 2010) GTL 9
Core Type Molten
Density 1 Earths
Mass 1.15 Earths
Gravity 1.04 G
Rotation Period 22 hours
Orbital Period 235 days
Axial Tilt 30 degrees
Orbital Eccentricity 0.008
Satellites 1
Surface Pressure 609.002 atm

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Lasher is an imperial client state which sits alone in the Empty Void Subsector.

  • It has an orbital imperial Naval Base and starport.

The only permanent residents live there to serve the naval base's needs as civilian contractors. A single squadron is typically deployed here. The rumored base closure would eliminate the economy, such as it is. Only heavily armored naval personnel visit the surface to visit a deep weapon site in special high performance shuttles. Bars, purveyor's of adult entertainment, and small shops catering to imperial naval needs predominate. The locals have an automated orbital missile platform which sounds comical when hailing visiting ships, it loudly declares via broadcast radio signals, in a deep synthetic voice for ships to heave to and prepare to be boarded, which it has no means of doing. Then regardless of the reaction, it thanks them for their cooperation. A large automated ore recovery station drifts between the asteroid belts mining nickel and iron. It fabricates large sections of thick hull plating which pile up, awaiting battle damaged warships in need of repair.

Local Nobility[edit]

Lasher, as a member world of the Third Imperium has a member of the Imperial Nobility overseeing the world.

Trade Data[edit]

Trade Information
System Classifications :
  • Low-Population
  • Non-Industrial
  • Fluid-Oceans
World Trade Number (WTN) : 1
Per Capita Income (WPCI) : $ 1832

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