(0130 Gateway, 0110 Ownsbee; A238346-A)
Also known as Gateway Portal, this prosperous system
is important because it offers the only jump-1 and -2 route into the
Gateway sector from
neighboring Ley sector.
Most visitors to the Gateway sector pass through Far Portal.
system does not belong to the Galian Federation,
strong ties between this world and the Federation have existed since
days of the great interstellar corporations.
The Galian worlds have greatly benefited through trade
and taxation by occupying the only regular trade
routes between the Gateway and Ley sectors. Far Portal,
Prime, is an artificial construct, a space colony in orbit
small, cold, ice-locked rocky body which is the only satellite of
a swollen, Type III red giant. Several hundred people occupy
on the surface of the planet; the rest of the population -- some 8000
live and work in the orbital colony and in the attendant spaceport and
space industrial facilities.