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A Sector on the Frontier.

On the far reaches of the Thousand Suns lies the Marches sector of Kvin Steloj. Consisting of twenty worlds, the sector is home to the alien species known as the Chabuli, whose territories the expanding Terrans annexed by force. In the century since, Kvin Steloj has become a vital center of colonization, commerce, and exploration—much to the chagrin of the conquered Chabuli, some of whom think the time is ripe to reclaim their worlds by any means necessary.

A Sector on the Brink.

Thousand Suns: Five Stars is a 35-page sourcebook describing the Kvin Steloj sector and its twenty worlds, as well as the alien Chabuli. Also included is a scenario set on the Chabuli homeworld that can serve either as a self-contained adventure or as the starting point for an entire campaign within this frontier sector. 

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Matthew C September 16, 2023 10:03 pm UTC
Just received my copy. I like the digest-sized book, which I assume is an homage to the original Traveller and D&D formats. I didn't see anywhere in the description that these were the dimensions. Did I miss that? Has anyone played the adventure? Seems fairly thin at first glance.
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Pierre S June 12, 2017 1:19 pm UTC
Haha, Kvin Steloj (kvinn STAY-loi) is "five stars" in Esperanto.
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Alex G October 03, 2018 4:11 pm UTC
Harry Harrison, mayherestinpeace, was fond of inserting Esperanto into his Stainless Steel Rat books. This is a nice touch.
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Pierre S October 03, 2018 7:41 pm UTC
Yes, I distinctly remember the passage where an expedition of spacers meet Jason DinAlt but don't speak the same language:
[Jason draws a blank.]
One turned to another and says, "Ili ne parolas konatajn lingvojn." [They do not speak known languages.]
"That's more like it!" said Jason, responding in Esperanto...

(It turns out the spacers are on Earth but they are native-born Martians.)
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This title was added to our catalog on December 16, 2013.