The Solomani base established on Darrian (0627 Spinward Marches) in -1521 when they first arrived on Darrian.  Located on a high mountain plateau where the Rimb, Boyr, and Abh basins meet, it was intended as a secret retreat for Solomani in the event that public opinion turned against them.  By -1450, the Solomani were an accepted part of Darrian society, and the Stronghold became known as a research and manufacturing center.

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