The Empire of a Thousand Planets (Valerian) Setting

Pierre Christin
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Syrte

This is the capital of the solar system known as “The Empire of a Thousand Planets.” It is first identified as "Syrte the Magnificent." The city is becoming run down, but it boasts a large marketplace and a space port where people come and go freely, including traders. The capital itself is home to the ruler, Prince Ramal. People can hear events that take place inside the capital building, but no one actually sees what is going on in there.

Slohm

Slohm is an asteroid where there are mountains that resemble people. Elmir recounts the belief that these mountains are the former inhabitants of Slohm, who are being absorbed into the asteroid. This is where the Earth crew crashed, setting in motion the events that lead to them becoming the Enlighteneds. The mountains have a substance that resemble tears, and this substance has made the Enlighteneds immortal. They...

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