The Land Without Stars (Valerian) Setting

Pierre Christin
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Ukbar

Ukbar is a small solar system that consists of four planets as the novel opens. Valerian and Laureline visit each of the four. At the first three, they congratulate them on their recent successful colonization. While they are at the final of the four planets, they learn about Zahir, which is the planet that is about to strike Ukbar. As the novel comes to an end, that planet falls into orbit, making the Ukbar system a system of five planets.

Valsennar

This is a city in Zahir controlled by Emperor Alazfrar where men are in power. The emperor is effeminate and their civilization is focused mainly on the more delicate side of life. He is involved in the ongoing war against Malka, but does not actively participate in the battles. The city itself is beautiful, but constantly suffers from the effects of the war.

Malka

Malka is the...

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