Baystation 12 Lore
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The year is 2561 CE (Common Era), and with the help of massive arc ships, humanity has slowly spread out among the stars and colonized their neighboring systems. Gateways now connect Sol and the Colonies, making travel take mere months, rather than decades. The discovery of the seemingly supernatural material, Phoron, has pushed the bounds of science, and with terraforming machines also available, on-ship FTL (Faster than Light) drives have become a reality. Colonization and expansion are at their highest. Humanity is not alone; other species, the Skrell, Unathi, Tajara, and Dionaea,, explore the stars alongside them.
Sol Central Government
Humanity has expanded to control hundreds of colonies across a portion of the galaxy. There are between 1-2 trillion humans spread over several governments, Sol Central Government (SCG) being the largest with the Terran Colonial Confederation (TCC) coming in second. There is also a considerable amount of unaffiliated colonies and populaces scattered about who are welcome to join SolGov or the Confederation but choose not to, such as the Mirania Republic, the Magnitka Federation. Megacorporations cover star systems and often monopolize industries. Nanotrasen is arguably the biggest, controlling a majority of energy trade.
Aliens are not allowed to be citizens of SCG.
The server is set on the SEV Torch. An exploration vessel that is a collaboration between SCG and NT.
The year is 2561, and the server is set on the SEV Torch, a ship ran by the Expeditionary Corps of SCG - with the help of the Defense Forces and NanoTrasen. The Defense Forces make up most SCG's military power.
Religion, as it has always done throughout Human History, changes and weaves through the patterns of society, surviving for countless centuries, but never the same. Religion in the 26th Century is no different, a completely different era for the various churches and faiths of Earth, and a new one for the religions that have formed on the various colonies under Human control.
It can generally assumed that most, if not all of the major faiths of 20th Century Humanity have survived the last several hundred years into the current day, especially so with Christianity, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism who were by far the largest religions of the time. Many other old-age religions of human history have survived through the centuries, but not to the same degree as the Big Four.
Christianity exists much in the same way that it did long ago - splintered all around by the various different ideas and faiths that make it up, from Catholicism to Orthodox Christianity to Mormonism, and even the new-age beliefs such as Joshuaism and Heterodox Christianity.
Today, the largest percentage of Christians (36%) follow the New Roman Catholic Church, named so due to its new location in Vaticano Seguendo, in South America. The Current Pope is Pope Leo XXI, who became as such in 2558. Since Humanity expanded into the stars, Christianity splintered more and more into various sects of the different branches, all with different ideas on how to move forward into the Age of Exploration. Today, there’s thousands of different branches of the faith just in the Inner Systems of Sol Gov.
Islam survived into the Modern Day burned and scatted over many years of war and conflict in the Resource Wars of the Hunger Years. It came into the Twenty Second Century as strong as it's been since the high of the Ottoman Empire, though it would not last into the 26th Century. Most of Islam today represents much of what the Sunni faith has for centuries, but there are movements to make parts of the faith more moderate and accepting to outsiders, specifically xenobiological life looking to join Islam.
Hinduism and Buddhism
Hinduism exists much to the same way it did hundreds of years ago, as does Buddhism.
Noted for their more traditionalist ways of thinkings, followers of Hinduism are known for their conservative approach to xenobiological life.