Martian Terraforming

Mars is the fourth innermost planet within the Solar System. It has 1/3 the gravity of Earth. Nero au Augustus is the ArchGovernor, the billions of lowReds of Mars widely believe that they are working to help terraform the Martian surface, often completely unaware that this had been completed for over 700 hundred years, with about a million Golds living on the surface.

Composition[edit | edit source]

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Its red colour was gained from iron oxide, however, after the surface had been terraformed, it appears as white and green instead, with an atmosphere and clouds.

Climate[edit | edit source]

Due to the extensive terraforming, much of Mars has a temperate climate, except for the poles, which has harsh icy and stormy weather to raise the Obsidians. Due to the sparse plains, dust devils would occur and destroy topsoil and croplands.

Ecology[edit | edit source]

There were no native flora and fauna on Mars until it was terraformed. Even after the terraforming, there are not a lot of vegetation, however, there were many lakes that formed in the craters of Mars, and the entire Borealis basin of the northen hemisphere is filled with freshwater.

  • Haemanthus flower, “blood lily”
  • Pitvipers
  • Spiderworms
  • Various unspecified marine species

Culture[edit | edit source]

There are one thousand cities on the surface of Mars, each at the center of a hundred subterranean mining colonies.

Economy[edit | edit source]

Mars' two biggest exports are Helium-3 and Obsidian slave knights. Martian Obsidian are considered to be the highest caliber warriors in the Society, and Mars' Helium mines make it the energy capital of the solar system.

Because of these exports, Mars serves as a major trading hub between the Rim and the Core, with the Julii-Agos trade troutes linking Mars to the Rim.

Government[edit | edit source]

There are one thousand cities on Mars, each ruled by a Governor, the ArchGovernor presiding over all. Each city is set in the center of a hundred mining colonies. The Governors manages these colonies, with the individual MineMagistrates managing the day-to-day affairs. The citadel of the ArchGovernor is located in Agea, in the Valles Marineris.

Locations[edit | edit source]

  • Cimmeria - One of the major continents of Mars.
    • Olympia
      • Loch Esmeralda
      • Olympus Mons
        • Eagle Rest - Ancestral home of House Bellona.
        • Château le Breu
    • Erebian Mountains
    • Boetian Plains
      • Assimilation Camp 121
    • Nike
    • Phoenicia
    • Lagalos Mines
    • Casseda Mines
  • Apollonia - One of the major continents of Mars.
    • Valles Marineris
      • Agea
        • Citadel of Mars
          • Field of Mars
        • Tryst Club
        • Temptation Club
        • Agea Martial Club
      • The Institute of Mars
        • North Woods
        • South Sea
        • Olympus
        • West Mountains
        • Argos River
        • Highlands
        • Postern Hills
        • Greatwoods
        • Various Castles of Houses
  • Arabia Terra - A northern continent on Mars.
    • Ismenia
  • Sirenia - One of the continents on Mars. Controlled by Society Remnant Golds in Iron Gold.
  • Southern Taiga
    • Yorkton
      • Ishtar
        • Ishtar Stables
      • Bazaar
    • Lykos Mines
      • The Common
      • The Pot
      • The Webbery
  • Martian Antarctic
    • Asgard
      • The Shadowmouth Temple
      • The Way of the Stains
    • The Bleaking Moor
    • The Blood Coast
    • The Blooded Braves
    • The Blooded Tents
    • The Dragon's Spine
    • The North Coast
    • The Rattling Caves
    • The Shattered Spine
    • The Valkyrie Spires
    • The White Coast
    • The Witch Pass
  • Thessalonica - Ancestral home of House Valii.
    • Thermic Command Center
    • Thermic Sea
  • New Thebes - Ancestral home of House Fabii.
    • The Hall of Blades
  • Aventine Peninsula
    • Cyprion
  • Alcidalia Provence
    • Kato
  • Attica
  • Hippolyte - The Jade City.
  • Elysium - Ancestral home of House Arcos.
  • Zephyria - Ancestral home of Kavax and House Telemanus.
  • Tinos
  • Corinth
  • Caragmore
  • Varos
  • Fallen City
  • Golan Basin
  • Gorgon Sea
  • Pyrrus River
  • Mystos River Valley
  • Borealis Basin - stretches across the Northern hemisphere.
  • Amazonian Sea
  • Xantha Dorsa

Moons[edit | edit source]

Phobos[edit | edit source]

Read more at: Phobos

Deimos[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

The Armada of Mars consists of the Sixth Fleet and smaller Fifth Fleet of the Society.

The Martian military is permitted 20 5-megaton nukes in its arsenal for ship-to-ship warfare.

Houses[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • A day on Mars is nearly the same as on Earth, at 24 hours and 37 minutes based on Earth's time scale.
  • There was a reference to Osgiliath made as Darrow visits the Bazaar.
  • The Valles Marineris is the largest canyon in the Solar System.
  • Mars has two small moons - Phobos and Deimos.
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