Systems & Worlds K - L
  • Kaana (Gaia BH3)  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Large stellar-mass black hole in Aquila.
  • Kaggen (Gliese 876)  - Text by Steve Bowers
    A system colonized early in history by Diamond Belt isolationists; location of the famous Aardwolf Storms.
  • Kang 554-0-22/34 Gm-A - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Negentropist outpost (an asteroid base around a small red star); one of the early victims of the "dirty wars" campaign developing as civilized standards fell apart as the Version War dragged on. In 4587 its cyborg inhabitants were infected by a Cyberian 'mutiny' program causing them to all challenge the chain of command at the same time, convinced those of higher rank were dooming the colony. This was a very early instance of what would become a common tactic of subversion of all forms of life.
  • KapekNow  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Important Metasoft world, includes major Stargate Plexi.
  • Kapella  - Text by James Ramsey
    An important member-system in the Crystal Star Domain.
  • Karamundo - Text by Charles Mosteller
    Lifeless world famous for its enormous deposits of a wide variety of ores. This world was initially claimed by galactic explorer and philosopher Amaro Narphi for the Harr Imperium in the year 3738. See also Falandian Heights.
  • Kariton  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Former Dominion world, location of the Rinomolitic Matrix.
  • Karol Ring, The  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    A Banks Orbital constructed at HD 144585, Kiyoshi Plexus, MPA, during the ComEmp. A center of finance, edutainment, recreation, and historical and fabulist recreation.
  • Kath - Text by Todd Drashner
    Hinteregions system near the 'southern' or 'bottom' edge of the galactic disk, site of the Aroosta space ring where the newly provolved Aroostai were seeded by the SI:2 hyperturing Wan-Toh-Si in 4416.
  • Kaumbrey  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Euterbia II. Olumbi region in the NoCoZo, known for wild pet humans.
  • Kdregra  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Zoeific Biopolity world with a single BioGeo Mind.
  • Keid (40 Eridani)  - Text by Aaron Hamilton
    Former member of the Eridanus League.
  • Kelarc  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    System in the Sophic League, the start of the Reformulation.
  • Ken Ferjik (world)  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Seat of the Encyclopaedia Galactica Institute.
  • Kepleria  - Text by ProxCenBound, D. David Barbeau, and Steve Bowers
    Famous MPA megastructure consisting of multiple dyson shells, each following the form of one of the platonic solids. One of the Seven Terragen Wonders of the Galaxy.
  • Khitai VI  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Terraformed by HIE236PPE (extinct xenosophont race).
  • Kidifi III - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Home to the famous derived clade of Colbiörnsens, the G-Terl, who during the Gatzoflia Incident 7422 became the only su to have defeated a hyperturing entity. This was later (in 7521) shown to be deliberate pretense on the part the hyperturing.
  • Kiyoshi  - Text by Todd Drashner
    Four MPA Dyson shells in a quintuple system at the coreward edge of the Inner Sphere
  • KJEI-54-458945  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Neutron star in the Einstein's Revenge Cluster, home to Hildemar's knots.
  • Klarus  - Text by Anders Sandberg
    61 Ursae Majoris III - former megacorp world, home to many artistic/aesthetic activities. Site of the Perfect Garden, one of the largest collections of Perfect Art.
  • Kohl - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Believed to be the location of Free-form Perfect Art by certain resident hyperturings, but visitors and tourists are discouraged by the local authorities.
  • Kolmog - Text by M. Alan Kazlev and Steve Bowers
    An enhanced dolphin world where pet humans are legal; the child-like pets are kept in transparent waterproof kennels beneath the ocean.
  • Kounzu Faashi (Nu Octantis)  - Text by The Astronomer
    A system colonized during the Age of Expansion known for the placement of its sole giant planet.
  • Kragliath  - Text by Darren Ryding
    Sparsely-populated ice planet, ruled by nomadic prides of Megasibers (giant catlike marsupials) who have a rich oral culture.
  • Kulshedra  - Text by Steve Bowers
    A Dragon World.
  • Kuranaba  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Mudaru OrbitalA Sophic League system colonized by a number of old Solsys clades during the Age of Expansion.
  • Labeyrie  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev and Steve Bowers
    Important Communion of Worlds member-system.
  • Labyrinth  - Text by Todd Drashner
    Mars like world toward the outer Perseus Arm, known for its alien tunnel complex.
  • Lam Wai-Chun (Chi Draconis)  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Chi Draconis V. Former member of the Penglai Empire. In the 4450 general elections the population chose to join the Keter Dominion and later came to collectively ascend in the 5300's.
  • Lambda-2 Sculptoris  - Text by Steve Bowers and Stephen Inniss
    Archailect node for Netzach, the Archailect of the Communion of Worlds.
  • Lancer's World  - Text by AI Vin
    A terraformed world settled by nearbaselines who have gengineered themselves for extraordinary degrees of fitness. Local transportation is dominated by human-powered vehicles.
  • Landau (94 Ceti)  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev, updated by The Astronomer 2021
    Served as a modosophont-level capital of the Metasoft until 4556, when the system was attacked in the Version War. The role was then moved to NewRoot.
  • Lasyuka  - Text by Liam Jones
    Lasyuka Central: a partial dyson sphere composed of three mutually orthogonal structures called superrings, labelled Alpha, Beta and Gamma.
  • Laurel and Hardy  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Twin Planets in Scorpius.
  • Legati  - Text by Anders Sandberg and M. Alan Kazlev
    Home to a nanotech upload civilization, the Eternalists, in the Serpens sector of the Outer Volumes.
  • Liaris Rosette  - Text by Todd Drashner
    World complex located in the Inner Sphere system of Tirinit.
  • Lilif - Text by AI Vin
    World in the system Gliese-Jahreiss 3655 A and B,46.5 ly from Sol; capital system of the Synthetic Human Alliance
  • Lin-Darwon - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    BD +39-2947 - 6 LY from Ridgwell, Free Republic, binary system, occupied by Negentropist forces during the Version War.
  • Locus  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Ikarian/Vesperian terrestrial (Eccentric tidally locked world).
  • Lok Mai  - Text by Four
    Red dwarf system near Sol. Daughter colony of Sonthaya.
  • Lombardo  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Inner Sphere NoCoZo system, was first established as a Free Zone during the middle Federation period. The system is inhabited by corporate hyperturings, vecs, and near-baseline bionts and cyborgs.
  • Long Span Rock - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Resource-poor system in Utopia Sphere space, used as a mining outpost by the Paradigm during the 5400s and early 5500s. The occupying Paradigm force was totally destroyed during the PCO advance. The system is currently occupied by a few vecs and prospectors who make a living scavenging for what little war-wreckage (mainly nonfunctional khaki goo and Paradigm fractal fragments) remains.
  • Lucida (Iota Piscium)  - Text by Steve Bowers and The Astronomer
    Iota Network - The system containing Corona and the Hestia Sunline
  • Lutitia's World - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    (GC B2529-a-6608/Durer-253 I, on the coreward side Perseus arm, near the Bakharev cluster). Hive society run by empath AI. Mainly active in the sex trade.
  • Lux (Kappa1 Ceti)  - Text by Anders Sandberg
    Inner Sphere system; Unstabilized superflare star, occupied by various radiation resistant clades
  • Luyten's Star (Gliese 273)  - Text by The Astronomer (June 2021)
    Red dwarf star near Sol, colonized by Ako Forward Chaining, ahuman group from the nearby star Procyon.
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Text by Orion's Arm Editors

Initially published on 31 December 2007.

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