"Behind the Claw"
A slang term used by inhabitants of the Spinward Marches, Deneb, and Trojan Reach Sectors to refer to these areas. The term
derives from a supposed resemblance between a claw and the Great Rift, as seen on maps of the Imperium. Inhabitants of this region
feel a certain pride in this designation, and it is used to imply that they
share a camaraderie and common interest. The name was once used as
the title of a popular news magazine with a circulation area encompassing
the three sectors named above. The term is rarely used by inhabitants
of other areas of the Imperium.
The entire area "behind the claw" is now part of the Domain of Deneb.