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Jorus Merrill

Jorus Merrill

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Affiliation: Jorus Merrill

Manufacturer: Starcrest, heavily modified by Jorus Merrill

Model: Modified Star Voyager Freighter

Modularity: No

Production: Unique

Material: Reinforced durasteel hull, transparisteel viewports

Classification: Medium freighter, mobile miniature refit yard

Length: 140m

Width: 60m

Height: 60m

Armament: 5

  • 2 dual heavy ion cannon turrets
  • 2 flex-tube warhead launchers
  • 2 heavy Connor net launchers
  • 10 point-defense autoblasters

Defenses: 16

  • Reinforced hull
  • Military-grade deflector shield generators

Hangar: Refuel, repair, and modification capability for 1-4 shuttles, light freighters, or starfighters.

Special Features:

  • Comprehensive small ship modification facilities
  • Salvage gear (tractor/pressor beams, cutting torches, worksuits, salvage-optimized scanners)
  • Asteroid mining and processing gear (mining torches, onboard refinery and reconfigurable fabricator)
  • Tractor shroud

Maneuverability Rating: 10

Speed Rating: 6

Hyperdrive Class: 0.6

 

Strengths:

  • Quick in realspace and hyperspace
  • Tough shields and hull
  • Mobile outlaw tech base, capable of turning wreckage and raw materials into ship modifications

Weaknesses:

  • Light armament, less than half of the original loadout
  • Sluggish maneuverability

 

Description: The Wretched Hive is a hybrid miner/salvager/fabricator vessel, heavily modified from its original configuration. Effectively, it’s Jorus Merrill’s mobile home and base of operations, crewed by trusted outlaw techs who hailed from Dingo Darr’s Chop Shop on Ord Mantell, during the collapse of the Mandalorian regime. Darr himself, an old Krevaaki Undergrounder, runs the Hive when Jorus and Alna aren’t around. The Hive is no raider, but it serves his purposes well enough. Its holds and hangars can carry ore, salvage, or even other starships.

 

The Hive has been known to provide repair and modification services for ships from the Underground, the mapping nonprofit Baobab Astrography, and various unaffiliated spacers. Occasional ports of call may include Kal’Shebbol, Nar Shaddaa, Ord Mantell, Rebellion Actual, the Kathol Technical Academy, the old Levantine worlds, Tatooine, and various Wild Space shadowports.

 

Development Thread: Mama I’m Coming Home - Jorus and Alna visit a shadowport in search of starship components.

Intent: A new and more versatile ship for Jorus, now that the Gypsymoth has been destroyed.

Who Can Use This: Jorus and Alna Merrill; Underground people can use it as a setting

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Lily Kuhn

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Hello, I'll be the factory judge reviewing your submission. If you have questions, please feel free to respond to this thread once we are underway.


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Lily Kuhn

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Approved.


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