("F" : Spinward Marches)
The Vilis subsector was originally
by the Sword
with individual planets surveyed and claimed by individual Sword
Limited colonization was undertaken, but activity was more in the line
of exploitation of readily available resources than settlement.
Imperials reached the
subsector, extensive Imperial colonization
the Sword Worlders and led to the subsector's absorption by the
The communications link extending along the Imperial border from Regina
plunges through the heart of the Vilis subsector. While the coreward
portion of the region is the demilitarized neutral zone shared with the
of the area borders on the loose confederation known as the Sword
Along the Imperial border runs the xboat
route which connects Regina with the subsector capital
In times of tension, the exposed location of this subsector makes the
a prime military position.
One of the major astrographic
features of this subsector is the Abyss,
a region of low stellar density that extends into the Vilis, Lanth,
Vilis (1119 Spinward Marches A593943-A) was
original subsector capital, settled in 240 by colonists from Gungnir
(1221 Spinward Marches B444779-8). Garda-Vilis (1118
B978868-A) was colonized from Vilis in 290; the name means New
In 470, much of the subsector was absorbed by the Imperium, and that
is one of the reasons cited by the Sword Worlds for its membership in
Coalition and participation in the First
Arden (1011 Spinward Marches C5549CB-8),
capital of the Arden
Federation (with two colonies in adjacent Jewell
subsector) is a former Imperial world which has established its
and neutrality. The world used to be a neutral meeting place for
negotiators, until 1108 when Quar was chosen instead.
of the Frontier War era
and the warming of Zhodani / Imperial
its importance as neutral territory has waned.
World 728-907, recently surveyed, is a large inhabitable
with no evidence of higher animal life although extensive forestation
insect presence have been noted. The Ministry of Colonization has
designated the world for seeding within the next century, with a view
colonization upon availability of personnel and funds.
The starport on Caloran has recently been upgraded from
D to class C.
Since Sup.3, the government type of Vilis has been changed
3 to 4.
The red zone status of Zeta 2 has been imposed since the
The TL of 728-907 has been upgraded from 0 to 2 since the