Lasher (1430 Corridor B8C2100-8): The star Lasher
is a subsector all to itself.
The Navy discovered extensive deposits of lanthanum
(a vital element in the construction of jump drives) on an inner planet
of the system; the planet's insidious
atmosphere makes the mines difficult to work, forcing cumbersome protective
gear and short work sessions. The entire population of 600 lives in an
orbital rotating torus constructed by the Navy. -cor