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District Raglor

Raglor was once the seat of power for the entire world until Raglor's global influence waned shortly before the Great War.

Leadership

Raglor was once the seat of power for the entire world until Raglor's global influence waned shortly before the Great War.

Since that time, much of Raglor's monarchical powers have been supplanted by the independent governorships of each District. Raglor itself still maintains a reigning monarch whose political power is of little real consequence in modern times, thanks in part due to recent rulings by the Governor of Raglor, Tiberan Candorin..

The current ruling Monarch's power, Tegeris, is waning to the point that there are several political parties looking to stage coup on her throne. It is a testament to her protective bodyguards (the Highguard) that such a coups have yet to succeed, although they have yet to uncover strong enough evidence to openly accuse Candorin and exact 'punitive' measures against him.

Culture

The District was perhaps the wealthiest and grandest of the Districts with each sector of the outer boroughs of Raglor given over to artistic architecture, large garden vistas and sparse housing districts crafted from local stone which house the Districts working class settlers.

Raglor itself is home to the largest colony of artists and they often flaunt their wealth of culture by expensive overtures toward political relations ranging from "aid" packages consists of expensive foodstuffs through to sending troupes of travelling Raglorian actors on large state-sponsored tours of the "lower" Districts in vain attempts to "civilise" them, although such diversions are treated with a little suspicion as Raglor isn't above using such actors to gather information about the political landscape of the other Districts to assess them for weakness.

Economy

At one point, Raglor survived on "tributes" paid to them from the other Districts in the form of formalised taxes raised by the Inspectorate (which was originally Ralgorian initiative).

Today, it gets its greatest revenue from taxes levied against its own populace for everything from a basic food tax to tithes levied against medical care costs and levies on using the Districts advanced monorail network.

Law Enforcement

Law enforcement is dealt with by the local enforcement officials. These officials are known to be exceptionally keen to censure anyone found to be guilty of a crime. Penalties for crimes are kept unnecessarily harsh, as even petty theft is dealt with by death sentence once guilt has been ascertained beyond reasonable doubt - of which death is swift and painless by means of lethal injection in state sponsored public executions, which assists in keeping the populace in check and fearful of overthrowing their betters.

Industrial Infrastructure

The few areas of Raglor that are given over to factories continue to be prosperous and the mercantile regions are able and willing to offer their goods to whomever is willing to pay the large mark-up due to internal Raglorian taxes, although it is often remarked that Raglorian craftsmanship is exceedingly fine and often worth the additional credits due to the superior quality of their wares.

District Raglor's principal towers

District Statistics

Current Population171,408
FoundedY4129
Population Growth Ratio8.747 (774.7% increase)
Settlement Land Area6,082.1234km2
Population Density28.1823 pop/km
Male/Female Ratio0.9663 m/f ratio

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Related Timeline

Mining of the Moon BeginsY2023

Several prospective companies launch exploratory probes to start mining operations on the moon and later Mars. The first companies eventually fail in their ventures, although it does path the way for many of the key technologies needed for future space travel.


The Resource Crisis EruptsY2029

Faced with dwindling natural resources, nation turns upon nation and vast areas erupt into bloodshed as armies are unleashed against neighbors in a bid to secure the last remaining natural resources.

Widespread famine devastates the remaining survivors, and nuclear weapons are used against overly aggressive and oppressive nations.


First Mechs CreatedY2033

The first Mechanised Environmental Constructs are created in with a view to their eventual usage in outer space to effect repairs and upgrades on the generation ships being constructed in the orbital docks. They take several key technologies found in the generational ships and the previous moon mining missions and improve upon them until such point that the technologies for sustainable life support, oxygen generation and power generation becomes small and portable enough to fit inside the cockpits of the newly developed Mechs.


Construction Begins On The Generational ShipsY2045

Construction begins on the first of several multiple generation ships intended to allow mankind to colonise other planets. Several key technologies are incorporated into the Generational Ships which are taken directly from the 1st generation of Mechs such as anti-grav plating, efficient power generation, multi-fuel generators and carbon-scrubber technology.


Civil BreakdownY2094

The world's nations break down into independent city-states. Hundreds of thousands are rendered destitute and thousands more die from the collapse of existing infrastructure.

Work continues on the Generational Ships by those with sufficient wealth and/or power to continue to pour resources into space.


The Great Migration BeginsY2138

Many thousands of intergalactic settlers are sent out across the galaxy in colossal generational ships. It is estimated that they will take several hundred generations to reach their assigned destinations.

The world that would become known as Techniconica is one such destination.


Techniconica ColonisedY4127

The first colonists make planetfall on Techniconica. They establish the colony which would later become known as Distrct Frandor.

Several hundred isolated groups strike out across Techniconica in a bid to earn their own place on the new world.


District Raglor SettledY4129

The settlement of Raglor is settled after substantial oil and ore reserves are discovered.

The "Governor" of Techniconica relocates his base of power to District Raglor on the back of the mineral wealth found there and the large reserves of granite-rich white marble found throughout the region.

Settlers begin to arrive, and Raglor is firmly established as the seat of power across the world within 2 generations.


Governess Ragnor DiesY4131.003

The reining monarch, Governess Tegari, dies. Many suspect murder but nothing can be proven.


Monarch Regallliar AscendsY4131.014

Monarch Regallliar, a distant cousin of the previous Monarch, ascends. Days after ascending, Farran dissidents begin calling for his removal after a series of brutal reprisals whilst they begin calling for his removal. Growing raider attacks on the outskirts of District Raglor begin but retribution is slow in coming.


Monarch Regallliar Is RemovedY4131.034

Monarch Regallliar quickly loses the throne due to his sheer inability to deal with the Farran dissidents. He is removed from office only 20 days in power.

The term "to do a Regallliar" is coined in common parlance for someone who is inept in their office or job.

Political and civil unrest reigns for several weeks whilst a suitable replacement is verified.


Monarch Regallliar Is ExecutedY4131.037

Three days after being removed from office, Regallliar is executed after being captured by Farran infiltrators. Retribution is sought by Raglor, but swiftly forgotten about.


Governess Alica AscendsY4131.055

Governess Alica ascends to the throne of District Raglor. She quickly establishes her power base through sheer bloody-minded domination of her staff. She sets a path of bloody reprisals against Farran and any dissidents amongst the Raglorian population.

Known as the "Bloody Week", public executions are shown across Techniconica as dissidents are executed by firing squad in mass shootings known as "Purgings".

After all known dissidents are dealt with and Farran brought to kneel by the Raglorian army, Alica begins to heal the damage done through carefully considered policy changes.


Battle of Hook BayY4131.063

A small staging point for District Farran is attacked by Raglorian navy forces. The makeshift base is destroyed in the opening barrage, leaving the Farran forces unable to re-deploy.


Hooorain ColonisedY4133

Several hundred colonists settle in the Hooorain valley after being exiled from Oran.

They quickly prosper due to the rich natural resources found there. They manage to acquire several powerful shield generators from Raglor.


Prain is FoundedY4135

The "garden city" of Prain is founded and to commerate, a great feast day is held in Raglor province.


The Great War BeginsY4148.232

War engulfs the city-states as they finally declare war formally on each other. The more affluent city-states survive the great war, protected as they are but city-wide powered fields and armies of armoured vehicles.

Minor use of nuclear weaponry takes place amongst the most affluent Districts, although it is limited to a few, minor exchanges.


The Great War EndsY4149.011

A vast portion of the population are either dead or slowly dying, the war itself burns itself out with most of the major parties losing interest in the war after the initial bout of hostilities. Isolated pockets of hostilities continue for some time afterwards, but are limited to localised guerrilla warfare or intercontinental missile exchanges which achieve little effect.


Governess Tegari Ascends To The ThroneY4151.112

Tegari is installed as the reining monarch of the Raglor District. Although she is currently in her early 80's she still retains power.


The Spears of War Treaty SignedY4151.264

Governess Raglor urges all Districts to curtail their nuclear arsenals, imposing strict penalties on all Districts if they do not disarm and threats of annexation if they didn't dismantle any nuclear weapons above 1KT in power.

After several months of bargaining and continual political manoeuvring (and several successful assassinations), the Treaty is signed by all Districts and all nuclear warheads above 1KT are dismantled or rendered useless.

The Governess is heralded as a saviour of peace by the general populace, and her popularity increases with the general population, but the District rulers vowed revenge for forcing their hands through less than savoury means.


Callixian Senate OverthrownY4156

The Senate of District Callixis is briefly thrown into dissarray for twenty days whilst local Enforcers deal with sudden riots caused by a drastic tax policy change instigated by the Senate. Senate begins holding regular meetings with increased security as a direct result after the riots are quashed and those responsible for instigating them are quietly "dealt with".


Synths First Used In CombatY4161

The Synths are first employed on the open battlefield to great success against District Raglor.


Strumm Bay MassacreY4257.341

Refugees from District Raglor, fleeing the plague are killed by Hooorain enforcers after they attempted to breach the city walls using stolen mining demo charges.


Victus Pox Plague EruptsY4259

A viriluent strain of Victus Pox rages across Techniconica, spread by traders going District to District.

Several thousand people died and many thousands were left with permanent scarring to their lungs, throats and lips from the acidic bile that the virus caused.

The Pox was eventually stopped through vaccinations of all non-effected citizens and strict containment and quarantine of afflicted areas of Districts for a period of 2 weeks whilst the Pox ran it's course and entered it's non-contagious stages.


The First Great AuditY4268

At the command of the ruling Electorate of District Raglor and the behest of the Governor, a mass population audit is conducted. Estimated accuracy of 95.45% achieved.

Estimated population sits at 1.6M.


Population AuditY4278

District Raglor audits the Population of Techniconica. Current Population stands at 1.82M.


Population AuditY4288

District Raglor audits the Population of Techniconica. Current Population stands at 2.08M.


Population AuditY4298

District Raglor audits the Population of Techniconica. Current Population stands at 2.7M.


Population AuditY4308

District Raglor audits the Population of Techniconica. Current Population stands at 3.08M.


Population AuditY4318

District Raglor audits the Population of Techniconica. Current Population stands at 3.51M.


Population AuditY4328

District Raglor audits the Population of Techniconica. Current Population stands at 3.51M.


Raglorian Phalanx MassacreY4334.241

A Raglorian army is ambushed and massacred by District Oran.


Tuxian MassacreY4338

The Tuxian settlement is purged by Raglorian forces after it was uncovered that they were willingly providing Prain operatives with safe heavens


Population AuditY4338

District Raglor audits the Population of Techniconica. Current Population stands at 3.99M.


Mount Kray EruptsY4341

The volcano, Kray, erupts. District Raglor is put into a state of national emergency. The volcano does no real damage to the District.


Population AuditY4348

District Raglor audits the Population of Techniconica. Current Population stands at 4.54M.


Licksis Lorach is BornY4352

The one that will become known as the Outcast Son by District Raglor. He eventually settles in District Hooorain despite their normal hostility toward Outcasters.


Population AuditY4358

District Raglor audits the Population of Techniconica. Current Population stands at 5.17M.


Battle of YorskY4362

A small Raglorian patrol is ambushed by a small District Sheran army. There were only eight survivors to report the battle to Raglorian authorities.


Population AuditY4368

District Raglor audits the Population of Techniconica. Current Population stands at 5.88M.


The Savage Flu EruptsY4372

A particularly virulent strain of flu erupts out across Techniconica. It kills several hundred people in a few days. Many believe that the virus was man-made due to the speed of the outbreak and that it erupted in several places at once. No District or group claims responsibility if it was.

Riots Break OutY4376

Riots break out across District Raglor and Callixis due to growing tensions amongst the desperate poor and the ruling elite. All rioters are quickly put down and the ring leaders slain, thanks to information provided by District Prain.

Mount Kray Erupts AgainY4377

Several hundred acres of agri-farms are lost to volcanic lava flows around District Raglor. The District is protected due to lava-gorges put in place after Y4341.

Battle of PhalanxY4377

The small Phalanx Valley is host to a battle between District Prain and District Raglor. Neither District manages to gain an upper hand during the battle and both forces eventually withdraw.


Deathspitter Cult EmergesY4378

A small cluster group of self-named "Cultists" begins to emerge within District Raglor. They commit various acts of grand destruction such as several bombings, terror attacks and urging several successful riots in the outer District.


Assassination Attempt of the Governess of District RaglorY4379


Deathspitter Cult is DestroyedY4379

The Deathspitter "Cult" is finally suppressed after the entire Raglorian army is brought to be bear against them.




Commonly Available Mining Resources

Material NameCurrent PriceMaterial Type
Unrefined Carbon0.00 CR per KGOre
Tin Ore0.00 CR per KGOre
Lead Ore0.00 CR per KGOre
Copper Ore0.00 CR per KGOre
Iron Ore0.00 CR per KGOre
Nickel Ore1.00 CR per KGOre
Bismuth Ore1.00 CR per KGOre
Manganese Ore4.00 CR per KGOre