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Waverly/Madoc (Diaspora 1733)
Classic Era (1115)
BAA7203-E
Starport B Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size A Large (16,000 km)
Atmosphere A Exotic
Hydrographics 7 Wet World 70%
Population 2 Low (00)
Government 0 No Government structure
Law 3 Low Law
Tech Level E High Stellar (anti-grav cities)
Hard Times (1130)
XAA7282-3
Starport X No Starport
Size A Large (16,000 km)
Atmosphere A Exotic
Hydrographics 7 Wet World 70%
Population 2 Low (00)
Government 8 Civil Service Bureaucracy
Law 2 Low Law
Tech Level 3 Pre-Industrial (basic science)
See also UWP

A prime candidate for full depopulation within the next decade, Waverly is a planet in desperate straits. ist is also known as Waxatha.

Those few ships which do visit Waverly do not get swamped by desperate emigres as in other Doomed communities. Instead, the arrival of a ship is handled in a somber fashion. The local leaders politely request to purchase as many low passages as the ship can offer. They then conduct a lottery among the entire population to see who gets those berths. Any persons who attempt to stow away or otherwise attempt illegally to obtain passage are cast into Waverly’s lethal atmosphere, and the rest of the community is forced to watch, in order to teach adherence to the lottery.

This grim approach is paying off. Those few captains who do pass through Waverly have come to respect its people and always try to come back for a few extra passengers, including a few whose tickets are "on the house."

This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises and by permission of the author.
Astrogators' Guide to the Diaspora Sector

This article uses material from the "Waverly (world)" article on the Traveller wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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