Beta III

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  • Primary: FGC-111
  • Class M
  • Inhabitants: Betan
  • Nation
    • - c.4th millennium BCE - 2267 - : Independent
  • Day: 22 hours (TOS Novel: Ex Machina)


  • Run through direct command of Landru computer system from c.4th millennium BCE to January 2267 (TOS: "The Return of the Archons"; SCE Short Story: "Foundations, Book Two")
    • Most individuals controlled indirectly through sonic- and light-based mental manipulation (TOS: "The Return of the Archons"; SCE Short Story: "Foundations, Book Two")
      • Commands relayed through Elders to direct operations (SCE Short Story: "Foundations, Book Two")
    • Lawgivers kept through direct commands via implanted computer chip to hold control over remainder of populace (SCE Short Story: "Foundations, Book Two")
      • Armed with forced energy pulse weapons of unknown construction (SCE Short Story: "Foundations, Book Two")


  • c.4th millennium BCE: Landru computer system put into place by the philosopher of that name, stultifying the local civilization and regressing them to an agrarian society.
  • c.2165: Loss of USS Archon via mysterious causes (TOS: "The Return of the Archons")
  • January 18, 2267: Follow-up visit by USS Enterprise to identify cause of loss of the USS Archon leads to disabling of the Landru computer system. (TOS: "The Return of the Archons")



  • Unnamed city
    • Hall of Audiences (SCE Short Story: "Foundations, Book Two")
      • Central meeting area between Elders, Landru (SCE Short Story: "Foundations, Book Two")


  • Beta III Shipyards (SCE Short Story: "Foundations, Book Two")
    • Starfleet shipyard facility (SCE Short Story: "Foundations, Book Two")
    • Constructed after 2267 (SCE Short Story: "Foundations, Book Two")