Medal for Conspicuous Gallantry. The Imperial decoration for notable bravery in combat; it is the award above the MCUF.
Meritorious Conduct Under Fire. The lowest Imperial decoration for bravery in combat.
A minor secret society that follows an anonymous leader. They claim to hold the late Duke Maceniel in reverence and strive to one day join him in his "ascended state". Some Macenites claim to have had visitations from the exalted Maceniel. The Macenites wear hooded robes similar to the type that the late duke was often seem wearing.
A sophont race derived from Terran rodents. They are particularly talented in legal and financial professions. See Martels.
A powerful memory altering drug. it can remove the memories of the user for approximately 24 - 72 hours. It is rare and hard to find. When it can be found it is very expensive.
It is a voluntary professional organization of the mercenary trade. It provides: a clearing house for mercenary contracts, employment ads and placement for individual mercenaries, standard format contracts for the employment of mercenary units, it has established a professional "code of conduct" for mercenaries [similar to the Geneva Convention - don't shoot prisoners trying to surrender, don't attack primary civilian targets, etc.] governing the laws of war and it maintains escrow accounts for units with repatriation bonds. Although it is a "voluntary" organization, most independent units would fall on hard times without the assistance of the Guild, because of the indispensable services they provide.
Military Technologies, LIC. A Rim based megacorporation primarily involved in the production of military hardware. Miltech is also manufacturer of small arms and individual equipment sold through their own stores. See starport shops.
A bright red translucent berry with a faintly spicy flavor. The berries contain minute traces of metal salts, and sparkle brightly when exposed to light. Native to the wetlands of Jenghe, they are hand harvested by Rana laborers for use in a much sought after and rarely exported 'sparkling' wine.
Subsector capital of Mora. An industrial world, with a tech level of F (maximum Imperial).
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