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Summary from C.J. Cherryh's Fiction
Viking Starstation was occupied by Union near the end of the Company War in 2352 CE, after a deliberate retreat by the Earth Company Fleet. It is located at Epsilon Eridani, which was determined to have an extensive dusk disk and a possible planetary system by 2000 CE.
2138 - ECS9 Beagle delivers Viking module to Epsilon Eridani from Pell (Tau Ceti). 2266 - FTLECS12 Gemini sent on to Viking by Pell's officials to "reassure it" of Pell's importance. 2298 - Life of Beyond gets better, the lifestyle more luxurious. Merchanters are now armed, but shooting of developing Company War takes place far from the stations. Black market trade thrives. 2352 - Earth Company (EC) Security Council delegation finds Viking under Union occupation. Fleet attack from Omicron Point terminated by Mazian after order by EC Security Council Secretary Ayres to cease operations, as Ayres transferred unknown number of Fleet codes to Union, but ECS32 Libya and two of ECS23 India's riders are lost. Fleet retreats to Pell.
The following places are located within 10 light-years of Viking. Identified territorial claims are those known in 2353 CE before the Treaty of Pell.
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