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Ohara is the homeworld of the Phods.
The planet appears “dressed in beautiful shades of green and blue” like Yamatai (Planet).
Ohara has exceedingly high agricultural production capabilities.
Fort Ohara is an space station in the Ohara system.
Since first contact, the population has increased from 25 million to 50 million.
Communications are provided by a network of Emrys Satellites put into orbit in YE 34.
Ohara has three major cities, although Lagepax is easily the largest in terms of area covered and population.
Most of the planet surface is barred from non-natives. This is for their own protection, as the local governments do not know how the populace will react. Human tourists will most likely get mobbed by crowds of curious Phods, and the local governments cannot guarantee everyone's safety.
Only the Free City State of Everspring is open to Star Army of Yamatai personnel, whether they’re on official business or on leave. Yamataian civilians are not allowed even in Everspring, however. The city wishes to remain a place of learning and healing, and not become a tourist trap.
Since no non-native technology is allowed on the planet surface, Star Army of Yamatai personnel are forbidden to bring their firearms to Ohara. Phodian pistols are loaned to them upon request, as Star Army regulations require a pistol as a part of the uniform.
The city of Everspring itself is a very safe to be, with one of the lowest urban crime rates on Ohara. Everspring's paladins, and acolytes are trained to be comfortable around humans, or at least act in a decorous manner. The local police will keep nosy Phodian tourists and pilgrims off of their back.
Ohara trades extensively with Yamatai, but the trade goods are shipped planet-side by Phodian personnel.
Lagepax is the capitol of the Lage Republic. It is the seat of power of the Boop and the Grand Assembly. It was once the capitol of the dominant kingdom on Ohara. The city is noted for its ancient architecture in the downtown district, with many of the historical buildings being hundreds of years old. The ancient king who drew up the original city plans believed in the power of circles. The streets consists of concentric circles and straight lines radiating outward from the center. The ancient palace that once sat in the center of the city has been converted into the building where the Grand Assembly meets.
Baytown, despite its name, is the second largest city on Ohara and the capitol of the Haton Federation. It is the location of the Grand Congress. The vast majority of Ohara’s independent corporations were incorporated in and are headquartered in Baytown, due to the city’s lax tax laws. Giant advertising billboards line the sides of apartment buildings. The downtown area boasts stately, straight tree-lined avenues and towering office buildings, although city planning sort of breaks down further away from downtown. The old city district hosts of the oldest Freyan church on the mainland.
The Free City State of Everspring is actually the fifth largest city on Ohara in terms of population. However, it is the cultural heart of Ohara, for Everspring is the base of the Order of Freya. The city sits upon a large island. According to the priests of the Order of Freya, the entire island was once a pirate haven, until Freya and her followers came and eradicated the pirates, so that Freya may have a place to preach to her followers without fear of persecution, and free of the danger of being drafted as an adviser to one of the warlords.
The morning sun slowly threw its warm yellow beams upon the Free City State of Everspring, upon its stately town halls, upon its quaint cottages, upon the glorious and majestic Temple of Freya, the religious and spiritual center of the planet and the headquarters of the Order, and upon the first floor windows of the Museum of the Relics of Our Goddess.