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'''Niven''' is a star system in the [[Enigma Sector]]. The {{TCS|Concordia|CVS-65}} visited that system during the [[Enigma Campaign]] where it was joined by {{TCS|William Tell}} as a replacement for {{TCS|Beowulf}}. Their purpose was to determine if the [[Kilrathi]] wer preparing for an assault there.<ref name=n1>{{wc2|Niven|1}}</ref> the Kilrathi moved through the system to [[Ghorah Khar]].<ref name=n4>{{wc2|Niven|4}}</ref>
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'''Niven''' is a star system in the [[Enigma Sector]]. The {{TCS|Concordia|CVS-65}} visited that system during the [[Enigma Campaign]] where it was joined by {{TCS|William Tell}} as a replacement for {{TCS|Beowulf}}.
   
 
Pilots of the ''Concordia'' flew several mission while in that system.
 
Pilots of the ''Concordia'' flew several mission while in that system.
*[[Maverick]] flew a [[A-17D Broadsword]] to scan [[jump]] trails of [[Capital ship]]s and engaged [[Jalkehi]]s and [[Grikath]]s. Meanwhile [[Spirit]] led a patrol wing to investigate, and [[Banzai]] patrolled quadrant 7.<ref name=n1/>
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*[[Niven Colony]] HQ reported Kilrathi activity and the pilots to determine if the [[Kilrathi]] were preparing for an assault. [[Maverick]] flew a [[A-17D Broadsword]] to scan [[jump]] trails of [[Capital ship]]s and engaged [[Jalkehi]]s and [[Grikath]]s. Meanwhile [[Spirit]] led a patrol wing to investigate, and [[Banzai]] patrolled quadrant 7.<ref>{{wc2|Niven|1}}</ref>
 
{{bginfo|In that mission, two [[P-64C Ferret]]s tagged [[Viper]] 1 and 2 are seen flying around ''Concordia'' and ''William Tell''. It is not clear if these ships are piloted by Spirit and/or Banzai.}}
 
{{bginfo|In that mission, two [[P-64C Ferret]]s tagged [[Viper]] 1 and 2 are seen flying around ''Concordia'' and ''William Tell''. It is not clear if these ships are piloted by Spirit and/or Banzai.}}
 
* Because of sunspot activity, the ''Concordia'' lost contact with Niven, and Maverick flew a Ferret with a comm packet from [[Geoffrey Tolwyn]] to the [[Chief Officer]] at Niven and engaged a wing of [[Sartha]]s. Meanwhile on the ''Concordia'', [[Jazz|a traitor]] killed [[McGuffin]] while transmitting the ship's location to the Kilrathi.<ref>{{wc2|Niven|2}}</ref>
 
* Because of sunspot activity, the ''Concordia'' lost contact with Niven, and Maverick flew a Ferret with a comm packet from [[Geoffrey Tolwyn]] to the [[Chief Officer]] at Niven and engaged a wing of [[Sartha]]s. Meanwhile on the ''Concordia'', [[Jazz|a traitor]] killed [[McGuffin]] while transmitting the ship's location to the Kilrathi.<ref>{{wc2|Niven|2}}</ref>
 
*As Maverick returned to the ''Concordia'', he was ordered by [[General]] [[Snell]] to escort {{class|Free Trader}} transports {{TCS|Bhomis}} and {{TCS|Excalibur}} carrying medical supplies for the outpost at [[Argarrio 2]], to the [[jump point]]. Meanwhile [[Downtown]] escorted a food transport from Niven to [[Ghorah Khar]].<ref name=n3>{{wc2|Niven|3}}</ref>
 
*As Maverick returned to the ''Concordia'', he was ordered by [[General]] [[Snell]] to escort {{class|Free Trader}} transports {{TCS|Bhomis}} and {{TCS|Excalibur}} carrying medical supplies for the outpost at [[Argarrio 2]], to the [[jump point]]. Meanwhile [[Downtown]] escorted a food transport from Niven to [[Ghorah Khar]].<ref name=n3>{{wc2|Niven|3}}</ref>
*Reconnaissance near Niven indicated that the Kilrathi's target was Ghorah Khar and the ''Concordia'' prepared to follow. In a Ferret, Maverick flew scout to the ''Concordia'''s port side. He encountered [[Strakha|phantom fighter]]s but upon his return his [[flight recorder]] was stolen and could not prove it.<ref name=n4/> ''Concordia'' then jumped to Ghorah Khar.<ref>{{wc2|Ghorah Khar|1}}</ref>
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*Reconnaissance near Niven indicated that the Kilrathi's target was Ghorah Khar and the ''Concordia'' prepared to follow. In a Ferret, Maverick flew scout to the ''Concordia'''s port side. He encountered [[Strakha|phantom fighter]]s but upon his return his [[flight recorder]] was stolen and could not prove it. The Kilrathi moved through the system to [[Ghorah Khar]]<ref>{{wc2|Niven|4}}</ref> and ''Concordia'' followed.<ref>{{wc2|Ghorah Khar|1}}</ref>
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==Trivia==
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It is possible that the Niven star system is named in homage to author [[Wikipedia:Larry Niven|Larry Niven]]. Niven was the creator of an extraterrestrial race of aggressive honor-bound felines named [[w:c:larryniven:Kzinti|Kzinti]], which have in turn been used as an inspiration for the [[Kilrathi]].
 
{{References}}
 
{{References}}

Latest revision as of 11:30, January 13, 2014

Niven
Astronomy
Planets Niven Colony
Astrography
Affiliation Terran Confederation
Sector Enigma Sector

Niven is a star system in the Enigma Sector. The TCS Concordia visited that system during the Enigma Campaign where it was joined by TCS William Tell as a replacement for TCS Beowulf.

Pilots of the Concordia flew several mission while in that system.

In that mission, two P-64C Ferrets tagged Viper 1 and 2 are seen flying around Concordia and William Tell. It is not clear if these ships are piloted by Spirit and/or Banzai.

TriviaEdit

It is possible that the Niven star system is named in homage to author Larry Niven. Niven was the creator of an extraterrestrial race of aggressive honor-bound felines named Kzinti, which have in turn been used as an inspiration for the Kilrathi.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Wing Commander II: Vengeance of the Kilrathi, Niven series (Mission 1)
  2. Wing Commander II: Vengeance of the Kilrathi, Niven series (Mission 2)
  3. Wing Commander II: Vengeance of the Kilrathi, Niven series (Mission 3)
  4. Wing Commander II: Vengeance of the Kilrathi, Niven series (Mission 4)
  5. Wing Commander II: Vengeance of the Kilrathi, Ghorah Khar series (Mission 1)
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