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Tyrador VIII
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Astrographical
Region

Colonial Space/Dominion Space

Sector

Koprulu sector

System

Tyrador system

Orbital position

8

Physical
Climate

Very variable

Species
Dominant

Terrans (formerly)

Societal
Affiliation

TerranConfederacy SC1 Logo1 Terran Confederacy (formerly)
TerranDominion Logo2a Terran Dominion (formerly)
Zerg SC2 Icon Zerg Swarm

Capital

Gramercy City

Status

Dominion colony world (formerly)
Zerg infested world

Tyrador VIII, part of the Tyrador System, orbits closely around its sister planet, Tyrador IX. Tyrador VIII has ten continents, some of which are sparsely populated.

Due to its co-orbiting, the planet has extremes of climates. A change of a few kilometers would change the temperature, humidity and other aspects of climate.[1]

Along with Tyrador IX, Tyrador VIII is the outermost planet in the system.[2] Of the pair, Tyrador VIII appears to be the smaller.[3]

HistoryEdit

Tyrador VIII was one of the Confederacy's first "planned" worlds.[4] During the Guild Wars, in 2488, the Kel-Morian Combine launched at least one attack on Tyrador VIII near a refinery.[5]

The Great WarEdit

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Tyrador VIII as the site of conflict
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In 2500, Tyrador VIII was the site of a battle between the War Pigs, a band of outlaws, and soldiers of the Cerberus Program. The War Pigs won.[6]

Later that year, the then-secret heir to the Terran Dominion Valerian Mengsk used the capital, Gramercy City, as a hideout. He watched the inauguration of the Dominion from there.[2]

The InterbellumEdit

Following the Brood War, a sparsely populated continent was used by Cliff Nadaner and his anarchist group to hide from the Terran Dominion in a dead spot. They were killed by a Dominion agent.[1]

By this time, the world was famous for its centers of higher learning, orderly streets, and sanitary parks.[4]

The Second Great WarEdit

In October 2504, the Queen of Blades attacked the Moebius Foundation's main research campus on the planet. Three Moebius Security teams were sent by Doctor Emil Narud to purge the Foundation data cores. They were unable to reach those cores and the survivors took refuge on the campus rooftops. Raynor's Raiders arrived and helped them destroy the data cores before evacuating.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 DeCandido, Keith R. A. (November 28, 2006). StarCraft: Ghost: Nova. Simon & Schuster (Pocket Star). ISBN 0-7434-7134-2.
  2. 2.0 2.1 McNeill, Graham (December 30, 2008). StarCraft: I, Mengsk. Simon & Schuster (Pocket Star). ISBN 1416-55083-6.
  3. 2010-04-22, The Moebius Factor Accessed 2010-04-25.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Mission: Wings of Liberty, The Moebius Factor (in English). 2010-07-27.
  5. Dietz, William C. (April 6, 2010). StarCraft II: Heaven's Devils. Simon & Schuster (Gallery Books). ISBN 978-1416-55084-6.
  6. Giffen, Keith and Simon Furman (w), Federico Dallocchio (p, i), Milen Parvanov (col). "StarCraft #1" StarCraft 1 (1) (May 27, 2009) DC Comics (Wildstorm).


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