Aardwolf

Aardwolf system
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Aardwolf System

Primary:Gliese 876
Stellar Type:M3.5 V
Companion:nil
Region:15.3 ly from Sol - Central Diamond Belt -- Constellation Aquarius
Planets
GL876d:Mantis - 30,00km diameter-Hot Neptune type--- 3 million km orbit
GL876c:Hartebeeste- 100,000 km diameter Jovian type
GL876c I:(moon) Aardwolf 4000km diameter Callistan subtype
GL876b:Gnu 140,000 km diameter - 31 km million orbit (eccentric) harmonic 2:1 resonance with Hartebeeste

AI

AI:The Three Kings - collective entity formed from Pink Rabbit, GULO and That's Wonderful, interplanetary age first singularity AI
AI ethos:Diamond belt isolationism- since 6103 limited contact made with Silicon Generation, the Three Kings have been making unknown information exchanges with the various Inner Sphere Archailects

Polity

Name:Aardwolf
Affiliation:Diamond Belt
Colonized:1840 by Three Kings
2110 by !Kung expedition ( leader !Kweiten ta//ken)

Psyche, Art, Culture

Metapsychology:Chronotomy - subjective experience of passing time at three different speeds, hyperslow, lifespeed, and hyperfast
Metaethics:Preservation of the !Kung colony against harm into the deep future- all other contact with Bionts avoided
Ideology:Spiritual quest for the omega in an open universe
Culture and Art:(Arranged by decreasing subjective speed)
Cloud Art
Non sapient enlightenment
Mnemetics (aka total recall)
Language:AI machine code, !Kung, !Xam

Aardwold planet
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Territory and Population
Population:758
Population breakdown:304!Kung, 451!Xam, 3 Transingularity entities further divided into an indeterminate number of subordinate entities.
Territories:Star systems also developed by the Three Kings exist at EZ Aquarii , GL887
Immigration:inwards- several individuals per annum (aioids only)
Travel
Stargates:nil
Major Spaceports:Silicon Generation station at 40AU
Hazard Rating:10 for bionts, 1.0 for Aioids
Freedom of Movement:Aioids (by invitation)- all areas
Environmental Requirements:vacuum hardiness, extreme heat/cold tolerance required
Sites of Interest:(for the tourist) Realtime recordings of the Aardwolf Storms and !Kung colony are in demand by virtual tourists, especially Mirrored Owls Aioid tourists may visit these areas, and may be invited to journey to the future - Warning! One way trip.

 
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Development Notes
Text by Steve Bowers

Initially published on 22 July 2002.