Main Details

Planet Name: Rochford IV
Hex Code: 07.08
World Profile: E300768-9 Na Va
Cultural Roots: English
Main Government Type: Captive Government
Leader: Edward Butler
Major Religion: Judaism
Leader: Cantor. Rebbe Joan Miller
Technology Level: 9

Law Level: 8
Restricted Drugs: No restrictions
Restricted Information: No restrictions
Restricted Technology: TL 5 items
Restricted Travellers: Landing permitted only to imperial agents
Restricted Weapons: All bladed weapons, stunners

Planetary Size: 4,105 km
Surface Area: 52,939,056 km^2
Percentage Surface Liquid: 3%
Land Surface Area: 51,350,885 km^2
Global Population: 92,486,296
Avg Population Density: 1.80 people/km^2
Surface Gravity: 0.25 gs
Atmospheric Pressure: N/A
Atmosphere: None
Required Survival Gear: Vac Suit
World Temperature: Swings between Freezing & Roasting

The main government of Rochford IV is a Captive Government led by Edward Butler of the Democratic Group – a group which primarily draws its leadership from the urban. The main issue(s) they are dealing with is/are culture of the group membership and they have a autarky attitude to the economy. They maintain a position of being provisionally disposed to outsiders.

The primary religion of Rochford IV is descended from Judaism but has evolved via neofundamentalism. It is administered by a Council, the current leader being Cantor. Rebbe Joan Miller of the Terra Prime Society faction.

Political Factions

There are currently 2 other factions on Rochford IV.

  • The Federal Federation is a minor group opposed to the Democratic Group. They promote a Civil Service Bureaucracy led by the social elite and concerned with secession. They are provisionally disposed to outsiders and have a state industry economic policy.
  • The Freedom Commune is a overwhelming group personally opposed to Edward Butler. They promote a Representative Democracy led by the proletariat and concerned with secession. They are xenophilic towards outsiders and have a communist economic policy.

Religious heresies

There are currently 2 heresies on Rochford IV.

  • Founded by defrocked clergy due to issues over antinomianism, the Sunbeam Partnership is a fringe group. They feel filial towards the orthodoxy, and can usually be distinguished by clergy of only one gender.
  • Founded by high prelate due to issues over antinomianism, the New Dawn Organisation is a fringe group. They feel aversion towards the orthodoxy, and can usually be distinguished by forbidden the use of certain technology.


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