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Ayano is the last system in the area of space known as the the Lonely Expanse. The capital planet is the Ayano. It is a tropical water planet.

Ayano System
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Faction Yamatai Star Empire
Population 958,021
Senator None

Ayano (綺乃) means, “Beautiful” in Yamataigo (邪馬台語).


In YE 28, the system was originally colonized under the control of the Fifth Expeditionary Fleet and protection until YE 29 when the Mishhuvurthyar conquered the Bard Cluster. It was then under the control of the Mishhuvurthyar until their defeat in YE 30.

In YE 30, Ayano was released to the Yamatai Star Empire's control as part of the Intergalactic Armistice Agreement of YE 30 (IAA) signed at the International Relations Conference of YE 30 at the end of the First Mishhuvurthyar War.

After the Mishhuvurthyar were driven off the system was once again under the control of the Yamatai Star Empire . The system was under the control of the Fourth Fleet, and it was re-colonized primarily by former Yamatai Star Empire soldiers. It was named after the Taisho Shimizu-Motoyoshi Akina ( 清水本吉明菜 )'s daughter Shimizu-Motoyoshi Ayano (清水本吉綺乃).

In YE 32, The colony was abandoned when the NMX swept west through the Bard Cluster. All equipment was destroyed.

In YE 34, The Scientific Studies Service (SSS) deployed a Ke-P6-01a Bisen Lighthouse on the surface of the planet at the request of the Star Army of Yamatai.

Pirates offloaded a treasure haul in July on one of the islands.

In YE 40, The Bisen lighthouse sent a compiled report of the normal atmospheric conditions over a period of six orbital cycles.

In YE 43, The Shimizu Clan sent a survey team to find locations best suited for re-colonization. With the SSS report, they advanced the timeline and began settling the world with the Yamatai Star Empire.

In YE 44, Both starports were connected to the PAINT network. Shimizu resorts and tours were opened to facilitate commerce and further settlement.

The smaller secondary settlement was named Kaoru Cove after its Frontier Starport was fully brought online.

The Ayano System

Information on the Ayano System is transmitted by a Yomawari-Class NavComm Buoy placed in mid-YE 43 as follows:

Ayano Star System Summary
Star Name Type Size Stellar Radii1) Stellar Mass2) Temp Luminosity
Ayano Prime G3 Yellow Main Sequence Main Sequence Star V 7.38 x 105 km (1.08) 1.98 x 1030 kg (1.02 Yam) 5660 K 3.97 x 1026 W (~1.10 x Yamatai Luminosity)
Major Bodies
Body Name Type Orbital Radius Radius Surface Gravity Period Rotation Satellites/Notes
'Kazue' 3) Terrestrial Rocky .14 AU 4,842 km 0.70G 117 days 31 Hours
'Eri' 4) Dense Terrestrial .69 AU 5671 km 0.89G 580 Days 73 Days Thick Purple Atmosphere
'Ayano' 綺乃 5) Tropical Water World .96 AU 6,759 km 0.99G 274 Days 26 Hours Planetary Rings, Two Moons
'Kazumi' 佳澄 6) Ice Planet 6.98 AU 21,797 km .80G 20.27 Years 23.8 Hours Ice Geysers
'Kamikawa' 上川 7) Asteroid Belt 8.75 AU N/A N/A 22.15 Years N/A
'Tachiko' 多智子 8) Gas Giant 17.19 AU 72,710 km 4.15G 61.05 Years 16.9 Hours 12 small moons, 7 large moons
'Kuroko' 9) Ice Giant 25.10 AU 23522.14 km 0.68G 301.5 Years 42 Days Planetary Ring, 4 small moons, 3 large moons
'Kawazu' 河津 10) Asteroid Belt ~31-52 AU N/A N/A 109.47 Years N/A Thick Disk, Comet Source

Planet Ayano 綺乃

The surface of the planet is covered in a beautiful tropical ocean. The only land masses exist as various archipelagoes, the biggest island is currently the location of the primary settlement.

The planet is otherwise totally covered in water, with varied levels of depth, though there are long stretches where the depth does not exceed 150 meters. The closest analog of the climate to Yamatai is a tropical monsoon climate. There are massive ocean currents that carry unique flora and fauna long distances. The planet is host to complex plant and animal life forms.

Beaches are pristine and sparkle under the light of Ayano Prime thanks to the composition of their sand. There are active volcanoes that contribute to beach sand being different colors based on the minerals involved. When there is not rain or storms, weather is humid and warm.

Ayano is surrounded by a ring, and has two moons of moderate size in fairly wide orbits.

The nearby nebulae behind the ring give the world quite the sky.


Ayano Beach 綺乃浜市

Seated on the largest island on world is the capital city of Ayano Beach. The sands stretch against clear water with a large reef system. There are places for many resorts on or near the water, and some space for private residences. More dense housing exists inland towards the business and administration districts, which border the local starport.

The night life and general culture is centered around hedonism and having a good time, and seems to grow every month. There are several festivals set up to encourage this 'island planet life'.

The highest grossing businesses are: tourism, conventions, trade development and exports. Other ventures include: A Shimizu branch office, research complex, and specialized shipyard.

Places of note to visit:

  • Aqua Mall - The biggest shopping area on the planet, with stores of every kind, restaurants, entertainment, hotels/apartments, shuttle pads, and monorail access!
  • Straylight - A Shimizu business partnered with entertainment technology firms to provide food, fun, and a place to stay. A popular place to play anything from Aerial Football to all kinds of intense pleasures and games using the VCE Booth.
  • Aya Beach Aquarium - Featuring the rich biodiversity of Ayano, with research and conservation. Yamataian and Jiyuu wings also exist.
  • Katsu Katsu - A fast casual dining experience named after Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko.
  • Shimizu-Jo - A palace complex of modern design under construction, meant as a mirror to Asagumo-jo.
  • Treasure Tours - Where did those pirates leave their booty!?11)

Kaoru Cove 薫入り江

The second city of the world. It was named by Shimizu-Motoyoshi Ayano (清水本吉綺乃) in honor of her sister, Motoyoshi Kaoru12). The city is on the largest island of its archipelago. The hundreds of islands, lagoons, and atolls all fall under this jurisdiction.

There is a large music venue just up the beach with the sea and sky as a backdrop. Access to public and private land such as islands is chartered out of the seaport, which also accepts buoyant starships. Currently, there is only one resort in Kaoru, most land is offered or held in private lands.

The main city center currently sits to the Southeast of the frontier base named Starpoint Midnight13). The locals call it Midnight, or Starpoint.


PAINT service is currently active with many routes between the Core Yamatai planets, as well as all along the space-lane to the Motoyoshi Colonial Sector. The PAINT service is currently furnished by the Star Army of Yamatai and the Yugumo Corporation. They travel to one of the several smaller starports but plans for larger ones are expected.

Mass transit on the planet Miu is provided by Shimizu Fleet Yards, using an EM-K7 - Monorail system which is connected to nearby islands (only from Ayano Beach) underground/water. Private shuttles to unconnected outposts and private areas are also available by charter.


The population of planet Ayano are a majority of Nekovalkryja at around 73%, Minkan at 10%, and others at around 17%. They come mostly from the Core Yamatai systems, settled Bard Cluster worlds, or the Motoyoshi Colonial Sector.

The most populous visitors and minority residents are: Neshaten, Lorath, and Creating a Nepleslian or ID-SOL.


Here's an automatic list of all characters currently in this place:14)

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RP Opportunities

  • Visit one of the many resorts!
  • If you have the KS, buy or rent an island!
  • Search for the haul of goods the pirates left in YE 34.
  • Book a tour of the planet and local nebulae on touring vessels.
  • Help create underwater infrastructure and floating platforms to help expand the world.
  • Serve at one of the two local Star Army bases, or just take a flight for R&R.
  • Enjoy one of the many festivals and holiday celebrations!
  • Meet a new love interest using the local matching app, or just blow off some steam.

Local Rumors

  • The Shimizu Fleet Yards complex sure has a lot of researchers.
  • Some people on cruises have claimed to have seen massive glowing shadows underwater at night.
  • Only drones have seen just bits of the deepest parts of the oceans.
  • The Shimizu Clan has a great influence on local politics, given many residents serve or served with the Fifth Expeditionary Fleet, Fourth Fleet, and First Expeditionary Fleet. This is in addition to clan associates and members living here.


YE 34 Cargo Drop

In July YE 34, the following cargo was placed on the surface:

  • 1 crate containing 40 Zen Armaments Precision Sniper Rifle and 40 BU-P50R batteries (Pirating YE 34, TC: 31-56, IC: 1793-2185-84)
  • 1 shipment of IWI FL-10 “Porcupine” Flechette Rifles (Pirating YE 34, TC: 79-50, IC: 4007-2307-120)
  • 1 small crate of unidentified unlabeled liquor (Morant Moonshine) (Pirating YE 34, TC: 38-56, IC: 2147-4145-90)
  • 2 crates various “marital aids” (Pirating YE 34, TC: 46-60, IC: 2771-1377-101)
  • 5 Crates of exotic liquor (Pirating YE 34, TC: 68-52, IC: 3593-2189-112)
  • 5 Huge Bags of Yamataian Rice (Pirating YE 34, TC: 55-2, IC: 112-119-51)
  • 6-liter bar-tap bottle of Nepleslian whisky (Pirating YE 34, TC: 82-22, IC: 1779-2015-95)
  • 20lb chocolate bunny (Pirating YE 34, TC: 38-92, IC: 3553-4841-126)
  • Air Compressor (Pirating YE 34, TC: 76-82, IC: 6289-5305-149)
  • Barrel of Motor Oil (Pirating YE 34, TC: 26-66, IC: 1773-387-89)
  • Barrel of Nepleslian Beer (Pirating YE 34, TC: 27-3, IC: 111-231-27)
  • Barrel of Peppermint Oil (Pirating YE 34, TC: 79-58, IC: 4560-5161-128)
  • Battle tank (Pirating YE 34, TC: 95-83, IC: 7847-1385-167)
  • Battle tank (Pirating YE 34, TC: 98-82, IC: 8093-5223-169)
  • Box of brand-new airfilters (Civilian and Starship) (Pirating YE 34, TC: 71-71, IC: 5098-3110-134)
  • Box of garden vegetable seeds (Pirating YE 34, TC: 56-77, IC: 4313-519-127)
  • Box of office supplies (Pirating YE 34, TC: 32-11, IC: 377-68-40)
  • Box of office supplies (Pirating YE 34, TC: 42-11, IC: 477-442-48)
  • Box of Various Recreational Substances (Pirating YE 34, TC: 43-51, IC: 2250-5055-89)
  • Brand new starship control panels (Pirating YE 34, TC: 28-44, IC: 1261-4413-69)
  • Brand new starship viewscreens (Pirating YE 34, TC: 54-43, IC: 2325-3927-91)
  • Case of 30,000,0 condoms (Pirating YE 34, TC: 78-38, IC: 3021-3743-107)
  • Chilled nuclear-materials container containing six cans of Nepleslian beer (Pirating YE 34, TC: 75-44, IC: 3357-4149-110)
  • Chilled nuclear-materials container containing six cans of Nepleslian beer (Pirating YE 34, TC: 82-45, IC: 3665-4332-118)
  • Classy briefcases (Pirating YE 34, TC: 27-88, IC: 2433-761-112)
  • Classy briefcases (Pirating YE 34, TC: 53-88, IC: 4721-233-135)
  • Coolers (Pirating YE 34, TC: 31-87, IC: 2723-318-115)
  • Crate full of packing foam (What?! Nothing inside!? Damn!) (Pirating YE 34, TC: 64-68, IC: 4409-6449-125)
  • Crate full of packing foam (What?! Nothing inside!? Damn!) (Pirating YE 34, TC: 76-68, IC: 5225-5565-135)
  • Crate of Produce infested with Neplisian pests (Insect-like creepy things?) (Pirating YE 34, TC: 71-72, IC: 5169-2433-135)
  • Crate of Produce infested with Neplisian pests (Insect-like creepy things?) (Pirating YE 34, TC: 73-72, IC: 5313-2721-137)
  • Cushioned massage table (Pirating YE 34, TC: 80-90, IC: 7257-4287-161)
  • Damaged Hoplite (cockpit/systems intact, engine & shields & weapons dead) (Pirating YE 34, TC: 85-4, IC: 312-137-79)
  • Electric fan (Pirating YE 34, TC: 86-47, IC: 4099-1890-123)
  • Elysian Plebeian slave girl (Pirating YE 34, TC: 65-99, IC: 6492-4215-157)
  • Elysian Plebeian slave girl (Pirating YE 34, TC: 75-99, IC: 7482-5997-165)
  • Elysian Plebeian slave girl (Pirating YE 34, TC: 75-99, IC: 7482-6789-165)
  • Environmental system components, including air cleaner (Pirating YE 34, TC: 98-55, IC: 5447-4677-142)
  • Finger sized shard of zesuaium (Pirating YE 34, TC: 59-36, IC: 2181-525-88)
  • Foam Nekovalkyrja nest pit, round (Pirating YE 34, TC: 48-81, IC: 3945-4512-124)
  • Frozen food from a ship's galley (Pirating YE 34, TC: 94-39, IC: 3723-3177-122)
  • Huge shipment of frozen fish from Albini (Pirating YE 34, TC: 33-17, IC: 585-346-47)
  • Hydrogen/Oxygen Distiller Machine (just add water!) (Pirating YE 34, TC: 32-68, IC: 2233-1009-97)
  • Hydrogen/Oxygen Distiller Machine (just add water!) (Pirating YE 34, TC: 51-68, IC: 3525-6585-113)
  • Large box of blankets (Pirating YE 34, TC: 47-77, IC: 3676-1674-119)
  • Large Crate of Nepleslian “SPEED” Energy/Anti-Sleep Soda! (Pirating YE 34, TC: 87-64, IC: 5625-5561-141)
  • Large Liquid Oxygen Tank (truck trailer size) (Pirating YE 34, TC: 34-32, IC: 1145-409-62)
  • Livestock: 5 cows (Pirating YE 34, TC: 27-87, IC: 2406-5799-111)
  • Lumber (Pirating YE 34, TC: 68-79, IC: 5429-1953-139)
  • Meat grinder and sausage making kit (Pirating YE 34, TC: 76-78, IC: 5909-837-145)
  • Mini Fridge (Pirating YE 34, TC: 97-89, IC: 8690-5486-175)
  • Package of Nepleslian Music Disks/crystal (Pirating YE 34, TC: 30-99, IC: 3027-4908-126)
  • Package of Nepleslian Music Disks/crystal (Pirating YE 34, TC: 38-99, IC: 3819-2829-133)
  • Package of Nepleslian Music Disks/crystal (Pirating YE 34, TC: 44-99, IC: 4413-3423-138)
  • Pack of twelve shot glasses (Pirating YE 34, TC: 59-27, IC: 1591-2352-79)
  • Pants that fit (Pirating YE 34, TC: 70-49, IC: 3417-253-111)
  • Polished Marble Statuette (Pirating YE 34, TC: 70-56, IC: 3977-4929-118)
  • Sack of Potatos (Pirating YE 34, TC: 64-31, IC: 1977-2475-88)
  • Sack of Potatos (Pirating YE 34, TC: 87-30, IC: 2667-2787-107)
  • Sawn off shotgun (Pirating YE 34, TC: 77-20, IC: 1520-1457-88)
  • Shipment of (culture/genre) Movie Disks (Pirating YE 34, TC: 80-56, IC: 4457-2073-127)
  • Shipment of 100 Zen Arms 10mm Covert Ops Pistols (Pirating YE 34, TC: 51-36, IC: 1842-2001-81)
  • Shipment of brand-new female undergarments (Pirating YE 34, TC: 44-12, IC: 541-1257-51)
  • Shipment of Business Suits, 10 (Pirating YE 34, TC: 89-62, IC: 5486-3157-141)
  • Shipment of Computer/Video Games (Pirating YE 34, TC: 65-58, IC: 3827-579-116)
  • Shipment of Cornmeal grain, 5 Huge bags (Pirating YE 34, TC: 75-55, IC: 4107-2477-121)
  • Shipment of frozen fish from Yamatai (Pirating YE 34, TC: 49-16, IC: 792-345-60)
  • Small crate of Silver (Pirating YE 34, TC: 29-94, IC: 2783-2877-120)
  • Sound-powered telephone (Pirating YE 34, TC: 95-46, IC: 4332-3461-130)
  • SSCC-XL containing Americium (Pirating YE 34, TC: 4-3, IC: 65-132-7)
  • SSCC-XL containing Bismuth (Pirating YE 34, TC: 8-10, IC: 129-247-18)
  • SSCC-XL containing Boron (Pirating YE 34, TC: 4-11, IC: 97-376-15)
  • SSCC-XL containing Europium (Pirating YE 34, TC: 8-25, IC: 249-707-33)
  • SSCC-XL containing fusion reactors (Pirating YE 34, TC: 20-40, IC: 837-2897-58)
  • SSCC-XL containing Holmium (Pirating YE 34, TC: 2-34, IC: 125-1995-36)
  • SSCC-XL containing Lithium (Pirating YE 34, TC: 7-43, IC: 358-573-50)
  • SSCC-XL containing lumber (Pirating YE 34, TC: 22-52, IC: 1179-2813-72)
  • SSCC-XL containing oats (Pirating YE 34, TC: 13-56, IC: 785-3193-68)
  • SSCC-XL containing peanuts (Pirating YE 34, TC: 13-63, IC: 863-5223-75)
  • SSCC-XL containing poultry (chicken) (Pirating YE 34, TC: 20-68, IC: 1417-3525-86)
  • SSCC-XL containing rapeseed oil (canola) (Pirating YE 34, TC: 15-72, IC: 1137-5025-86)
  • SSCC-XL containing rubber (Pirating YE 34, TC: 19-77, IC: 1501-7141-94)
  • SSCC-XL containing Silver (Pirating YE 34, TC: 8-78, IC: 681-2163-86)
  • SSCC-XL containing Sodium (Pirating YE 34, TC: 2-79, IC: 215-1242-81)
  • SSCC-XL containing soybean oil (Pirating YE 34, TC: 10-82, IC: 877-6289-91)
  • SSCC-XL containing steel (Pirating YE 34, TC: 24-84, IC: 2073-5517-106)
  • SSCC-XL containing synthetic oil (Pirating YE 34, TC: 24-89, IC: 2193-6910-111)
  • SSCC-XL containing tin (Pirating YE 34, TC: 17-91, IC: 1604-694-107)
  • SSCC-XL containing tin (Pirating YE 34, TC: 20-91, IC: 1877-5699-109)
  • SSCC-XL containing viral agents (Pirating YE 34, TC: 9-95, IC: 912-3857-103)
  • SSCC-XL containing wheat (Pirating YE 34, TC: 13-97, IC: 1318-4519-109)
  • SSCC-XL containing Zinc (Pirating YE 34, TC: 7-98, IC: 743-7113-105)
  • Stack of Car Tires (Pirating YE 34, TC: 35-64, IC: 2297-1529-95)
  • Tape Measure (Pirating YE 34, TC: 64-47, IC: 3001-3582-104)
  • Tight Yamataian bodysuits (Pirating YE 34, TC: 37-48, IC: 1796-2889-81)
  • Tight Yamataian bodysuits (Pirating YE 34, TC: 47-47, IC: 2266-1561-89)
  • Various Medicines (Pirating YE 34, TC: 55-26, IC: 1432-2215-75)
  • Yamataian military belts, boots, and gloves (Pirating YE 34, TC: 48-46, IC: 2265-3691-89)
  • Yamataian military belts, boots, and gloves (Pirating YE 34, TC: 58-47, IC: 2725-3206-99)
  • Yamataian Photobook of Hanako and Yui wearing swimsuits or less (hot!) (Pirating YE 34, TC: 49-46, IC: 2262-2265-90)

OOC Notes

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Map Locations
Map to UseKikyo Sector
Map Display NameAyano
Map Coordinates2146,1387
Map ImportanceMinor RP Location
Map Marker
Show label?yes
Marker AnchorBottom Center
Places of the SARPiverse
Opened/Settled (YE)YE 28
Place Categoriesplanet, star system
Named for Motoyoshi Kazue - Ayano I
Named for Motoyoshi Eri - Ayano II
Ayano III
Named for Motoyoshi, Kazumi - Ayano IV
Large Asteroids
Named for Motoyoshi Tachiko - Ayano V
Named for Motoyoshi Kuroko - Ayano VI
Icy Body Field
It is rumored the local tourism board and Shimizu Clan cooperate to hide new salvage so people will have satisfying adventures!
will appear when listed

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