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  • Ashcrown

    At one point, Ashcrown was most likely a verdant, living world. If this ever was the case, it was so long ago as to be unimportant. Now, the surface of Ashcrown is a scorched wasteland - irregular pockets of water in the form of dirty lakes and regular …

  • Pandoris

    Flares of blue-white light from Pandoris illuminate the system of the same name. This neutron star has a seemingly random rotation, which gives its orbiting field of rubble an eerie, strobing glow. There are not many planet-sized bodies left in the …

  • Icecore

    A heavy blue-grey fog blankets the frozen surface of Icecore. Since the planet itself is so far from the star it orbits, the surface is mostly made up of solidified vapors -- hence its name. There is currently a gathering operation in place containing …

  • The Briar Belt

    The asteroid belt in the Arcas solar system is tightly-packed rock formations that somehow support the growth of gigantic, tangled brambles. The eponymous briars surrounding the system are strong enough to pierce the hull of those ships careless enough …

  • Light's Edge

    There is known space, and there is the unknown space. The border between the two is known colloquially as the Light's Edge. Known space has a radius of nearly 120 billion parsecs. Expeditions go beyond Light's Edge now and then, but most don't …

  • The Floating Spectre

    The Floating Spectre is aptly named. It's a pale grey space station far away from even "nearby" stars, giving the whole structure a ghostly appearance. Arms branch off the main hub, allowing for easy docking and undocking. The station is populated …

  • Galvix Prime

    Galvix Prime is the only habitable planet in the Galvix system. The planet is composed mostly of water with two large islands. The larger of the two is a large active volcano. The smaller of the two islands was once a large colony. However during CPG …

  • The Marlan University

    Thank you for your interest in The Marlan University. The Marlan University is *the* scientific university in the galaxy. All others are mere imitations. We accept only the best and the brightest minds that want to advance the cutting edge of science …

  • The Gelphan System

    The Gelphan System is a major hub of commerce in the galaxy. Currently the system has one planet, [[Gelpi]], slightly larger than earth converted almost entirely in factories. The system has many space stations at various points for docking, repairs, …

  • Karli Drift

    The Karli Drift is a loose collection of run down and beat up ships that have attached themselves to a small Stygian Gate floating in space. Astronauts first discovered the gate floating free in space near nothing, just empty black space. Over time it …

  • Aequinoctium

    Aequinoctium is a desolate planet. In tidal lock and close to its star, conditions on the planet range from unbearable to worse. Ruins dot the planet on both the day and night sides. No public data exists on the nature of these ruins, the best …

  • Demon's Eye

    The first Demon's Eye was so coined ages ago when they were seen from afar. Something about certain nebulae will cause a Stygian Gate inside them to glow a orange-red light making the nebulae look like some sort of demonic eye, hence the name. Any …

  • The Empty Highway

    The Empty Highway is just that: an otherwise empty star system that serves as a refueling point along several common shipping routes. It hosts a space station with just enough personnel to refuel space ships. The station's owner, Mokan, can also …

  • Farside

    Farside is a moon in the otherwise uninteresting system of Bartow. Farside is rumored to house a large highly secure vault run by [[The Shadow Ring]]. No questions asked, security guaranteed. Many people have tried to find the vault, those that come …

  • Jaakko

    Need a break from the daily grind? Why not come visit Jaakko? We have it all! There are seven continents each terraformed for your pleasure. No …

  • Lasharz

    Lasharz is a harsh mining planet. It orbits just barely far enough from a blue giant star that life support will function. What makes the planet worth a name at all is the fact that it has a very rich metal core. Due to the extreme heat the core of …

  • The Chasm of Discordant Harmonies

    A gloomy miasma fills the Chasm, but even through the thick mist and smog, striking landscape can be seen. Strange, blooming trees form bizarre forests and dark, brackish water seeps up from the ground to create haunting wetlands. The Chasm of …

  • Merlsk

    Merlsk is a heavy world, roughly 1.5 times earth's gravity. The Dwarves of Merlsk, as outsiders call them due to their shorter and stouter bodies after generations of living on a heavy world, are rabidly xenophobic. They hate outsiders, but especially …

  • Yuggoth

    Yuggoth is a desert planet just inside of [[Light's Edge]] with three cities dominating its surface: Vaes Astrid, Vaes Tarkaren and Vaes Domnis. Being so far from a star, the planet is actually quite cold, but with so little water the conditions remain …

  • Tashet

    Tashet is a small planet in the outskirts of the explored galaxy. It has very rich soil and a quick orbit. There are three main continents, the smallest of which hosts the three major cities. These cities are each centered around a central skyscraper …

  • Larson's Rink

    A moon almost completely made of ice. The settlements are carved right into the ice. The primary export of Larson's Rink is Deuterium which is in abundant supply. The majority of the locals are miners or work to service the mines. The moon is …

  • The Mines of Marzt

    The mines are a vast network of catacombs and tunnels filled with gems of all kinds. Ghosts are constantly mining for gems and stealing from each other. Those who violate the Old Laws of the Realm must mine until they have earned their penanace. The …

  • The River of Blood

    This is quite literally a river of blood. It is one well known rivers, however it is elusive to find if you don't know where to look. Drinking from is rumored to provided prowess in combat at the cost of a clouded mind. Vampires may drink from it to …

  • Anderson's Landing

    Anderson's Landing is a fairly recently discovered planet. [[:maxwell-anderson]] was scouting systems for valuable minerals when he found a beautiful planet with lush vegetation instead. Not to be deterred from finding his big mineral payload he did a …

  • Vyce Station

    A small research station in the heart of CPG space. The station is primarily focused on zero gravity research. The station was cleared out for the talks between the VN and CPG. It has about 20 rooms that were converted into meeting rooms for the …

  • Traale

    Traale is a small moon orbiting a searing planet, Wai'lin. The moon is covered in mosses an lichen. It is home to a small mining and research colony. The planet it orbits is tidally locked with the sun and as it orbits parts of it become molten. …

  • HD389

    HD389 is the sole surviving self sustaining robotics facility produced by [[Planetary Dynamics]]. Rumor has it that a 'mad engineer' fixed the design flaws in the HD series had bought it (or stole it depending on the rumor) from it's original owners. …

  • Core Station Iota

    Core Station Iota is small station (size 3) far in the center of the galaxy. It's system is believed to be the only system with a gate near the galactic core. There is a small research staff maintained at all times. The crew is rotated on a monthly …

  • The Screaming Moon

    The Kontila system, officially designated ZA/5732//7A, is quite barren, it has one gas giant and only a single moon orbiting the planet. It's white dwarf barely gives off any light or heat leaving the system inhospitable. The moon, often called "The …

  • Omega

    The Omega system is quite a puzzle to those who study the history of the gates. It is currently in the process of forming. The entire system is filled with a 'dense' cloud of gas that is condensing (over the course of hundreds of thousands of years) to …

  • High Orbit

    A Celestial Empire station near the edge of their space. It is mostly a way station for people being reassigned to new roles. A stay there is often a week or two as people are getting their new orders and sometimes a psych eval to make sure they will be …

  • Fyghi Alpha

    With small cities scattered about surface the planet is only semi-populated. Nominally under the rule CPG the laws on the planet are fairly lax. [[:du-stoth]] runs an auction that specialized in supernatural artifacts in the capital city, New Marlin. …

  • Paydirt

    RPC Colony #217, or Paydirt, as it's commonly known is the name of a planet fully owned by the [[Resource Production Corporation]]. The planet has the highest concentration of nuclear materials ever found in a terrestrial body. There are four major …

  • Beanstalk

    The Beanstalk the largest and one of only a few functional space elevators ever created. It was created by [[Planetary Dynamics]] on a barren desert planet. It is used to ship large quantities of stone off the planet. Beanstalk's planet is home to a …

  • July's Drive In

    July's Drive In is a space station located at the halfway point between Gelphi and a number of farm and mining worlds. It is a popular pit stop/layover on a goods run to Gelphi. At the Drive In you can catch some shut-eye, fuel up, get your ship looked …

  • New Charon

    New Charon is one of the first colonies to break away from the [[Coalition of Planetary Governments]]. It's rapid decline into crushing poverty is often quoted by CPG officials as proof that the CPG *is* needed. Rumor has it that CPG may have had a hand …

  • Akkash

    Akkash is one of the richest planets in the [[Coalition of Planetary Governments]]. The capital city, Misho, widely considered the 'place to be' by those that care about such things. The planet is roughly split into two demographics, rich urbanites and …

  • Beta Gamma

    [[Planetary Dynamics]] has many research stations, chief among them is the Beta Gamma. Much of their most innovative technologies were developed on the asteroid. There are many positioning rockets on the asteroid allowing it to move around and even pass …

  • The Burlan-Fisar System

    The [[Resource Production Corporation]]'s most recent effort is the Burlan-Fisar System. Consisting of 15 planets most of which have at least one moon the previously unclaimed system holds substantial resources. The Blue Giant in the center of the …

  • The Hub

    The Hub is a small station in an out of the way system. It is a well known hacker and grey market meeting place. Despite it's reputation it has managed to stay operational and is one of the few stations that falls under [[Coalition of Planetary …

  • The Sea Swept Tower

    The Sea Swept Tower is a mystery to scientists and scholars and a symbol of hope to some. Frequently believed to be a Watchtower of the supernal realm manifest in the Fallen world it represents the chance of 'a better life' to those in need. Many …

  • Dragonfly

    Dragonfly is a small mars like planet. It is quite habitable, but prone to dust storms. One of the later planets to join the [[Coalition of Planetary Governments]] when it was forming Dragonfly has mostly kept out of galactic politics. The laws tend to …

  • The Reactor

    The Reactor is a relic of early space exploration. Located on a barren planet it stands half a mile high and three miles long. It was created by a 'visionary' genius and backed by one of the early space exploration companies. The genius, whose name is …

  • Respite

    Respite is a bar/inn on [[Akkash]] that specializes in privacy and safety from supernatural creatures and powers. It is owned and operated by a group of three friends. It's reputation is spotless and it comes highly recommended by those who have need of …

  • The Mtetwa System

    The Mtetwa system is an uninhabited near Light's Edge. The system has three planets, two large gas giants and one earth sized planet. The planet has one large continent consisting of lush jungle. There was some interest in colonizing the planet about …

  • The Tri-Vault

    Deep in the heart of the jungle of [[The Mtetwa System]] there is a section of the jungle where the ground is dried and cracked. The underbrush has withered and died, only the massive trees that create the canopy remain. Almost no light gets through …