REGIONAL POLITICAL INFORMATION
New Paris is a small planetoid set on the outer marker of the colonial corridor. It's only landmark (point of interest) is a maxiumum security prison facility.
Recently, a colflict of interests between the two factions have caused great friction. It appears that the CS fact
Prisoners there have no chance of release or reconsideration for their crimes.
There is an intentional strong turnover / rotation of staff, who all earn colonial privelidges after completing a minimum of a five year term. On New Paris, everybody, in their own way is serving time.
The planetoid's system was claimed under the Colonial Soverienty - created out of Old Earth's former European Union and the Republic of Nile Delta.
The planet was given its name, not because it bore any resemblance to Paris of Old Earth, but isntead, to ensure they were not dismissed for its lack of resources or appeal.
ion have different priorities, having abandoned many regions along the colonial corridor in order to distance themselves from their Old Earth connections.Many of the poorer citizens - those not deemed worthy of exploring the farpoint regions of space - have been cut loose, sold out, or otherwise excommunuicated from their colonial connections. In short, the CS faction have become elitist in its form, function and attitude, leaving a humanitarian crisis along in their wake.
The Nile Delta faction (RND) have therefore been pushed back: forced to pick-up the pieces, and have taken accountability for the CS faction's mistakes. RND have now set out ensure the abandoned colonies have their rights acknowledged and that the unskilled are retrained and given a chance to become fully immersed in the ongoing expansion of the human race.
For the New Paris prison facility, the CS faction retained control, and with the RND forcing policy, managed to set up automated dispatch outposts connected to Port Control settlements in order to allow "business as usual". It seems prison facilities would run, like every other, however with the added push to ensure prisoners remained productive.
There are however, private companies who grew out of old earth who have emassed enough wealth to head-hunt settlement leaders, and have been making waves by acquiring planets and systems in the effort to privatise and rebuild abandoned regions of space, for profit.
The surface of New paris is mainly desert, with beauty spots and bucolics in the far north western regions of the planetoids only continent. At the very centre, of one of the largest desert plains, is a maxium security prison facility. staff present at the facility are housed in an "L" shaped community on the outside walls of the prison.
Beyond the facility are desolate, hostile lands, mountains, and canyons - all of which are the home to a variety of carnivorous predators.
Inmates within the prisoners are serving life-for-life sentences, without a chance of release or parole.
Influence under the CS faction has worn thin over the decades. New Paris was originally expected to support the region with the development of vast farmlands, however that potential was never realised. Prisoners were however made to work, regardless of the meager outcome of their crop.
New Paris had most recently become a testing ground for new tech for the safety and security of private investors. Life long prisoners were adapted with biomechanical limbs to improve their farming quota. It was expected that prisoners would work long and hard without tiring. The prototype had become successful even though the CS and RND alliance had already parted ways.
The future of New Paris had never been far from the minds of those who worked there, but as contracts from Superitendent to cleaning staff only lasted five years, there was never a long term invested interest in said future. Only the prisoners sent to New Paris would ever need to speculate what was to become of them and their life there on the desert wastelands of New Paris.