Into that Vast Expanse
A peaceful garden planet located in the Calixis Sector, Caerus Ekho boasts a thriving ecosystem of plant and animal life. However, it is the immense, elaborate pleasure palaces, rather than the natural wonders, that drive the economy of this verdant paradise. These ornate structures rise from the terrain in gravity-defying combinations of spire and domed terrace. Current fashion trends in architecture dictate the more difficult and structurally improbable the construction, the more elevated the status in the legendarily tumultuous Caerus Ekho social hierarchy.
Recent census data indicate only two-thirds of the planet’s denizens are actually permanent residents. These populations are comprised of primarily year-round staff and entertainers, as well as a variety of aristocrats and military retirees. The remaining third’s composition is almost exclusively a continuous flux of vacationing nobility and retainers. Reigning over the labyrinthine social politics of the land and holding the current seat of power is canny planetary governor Lucan Nicostratus.