Gazetteer : New Home
New Home (OI-0305, A565857-D) was the first world to be settled by the ESA Long Range Colony Mission. Blessed with a temperate climate, fertile soil and benign fauna, the New Home colony flourished from the beginning. Today, it is the richest of all of the Clusters worlds. Despite its relatively low population, New Homes unsurpassed technological achievements confirm its place amongst the Great Powers.
|Temperate Forests, Rainforests, grassland.
|Christianity (Anglican, Calvinist)
There is a tiny minority who follow the Wheel of Life. The Wheelie religion originated on New Home.
|New Homers right to live unmolested by government is enshrined in a number of statutes, some dating back to the earliest days of the Colonys history.
There are no compulsory identity cards, and most areas of public life are entirely unregulated. Surveillance cameras are forbidden in all public areas. Nevertheless, New Home is a civilised world, and the possession of firearms outside the home is not tolerated.
Police cannot stop any citizen without actually observing them committing an infraction. Police robots have become increasingly common in urban areas in recent years.
|Feudal Kingdom: current monarch is King John IV.
Noble families each control a portion of the economy or regional government. They send representatives to the Grand Convocation, which drafts legislation, selects the monarch and controls the judiciary. The monarch is usually the head of the most influential noble family. He wields executive power and approves legislation.
|Weather dome in Firstfall.
|Starships, software, robots, consumer goods
|Luxury goods, bulk chemicals, specialist metals
|Software, electronics, consulting services