Betazed

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Facts

Government

  • Has a local military (TNG Novel: The Battle of Betazed)
    • Largely a regulatory force; seldom needed in practice since its establishment (TNG Novel: The Battle of Betazed)

History

  • c.mid-20th century: Beginning of psychiatry as a discipline on Betazed (TNG Novel: The Battle of Betazed)
  • Warp-capable by mid-23rd century (TNG Novel: The Battle of Betazed)
  • September 7, 2374: Occupied by Dominion forces during Dominion War (DS9: "In the Pale Moonlight"; TNG Novel: The Battle of Betazed)
  • January 2375: Occupation repelled with Starfleet aid via empathetic projection techniques developed by Hent Tevren (TNG Novel: The Battle of Betazed)
    • Resulting Betazoid casualties reach 1200, 40% of participating telepathic individuals, due to the intensity of and exhaustion induced by the technique (TNG Novel: The Battle of Betazed)

Locations

Surface

  • Cities
    • Condar Village
      • Outlying agricultural community (TNG Novel: The Battle of Betazed)
  • Geographical sites
    • Loneel Mountains (TNG Novel: The Battle of Betazed)
      • Vast cave complex about an ancient extinct caldera (TNG Novel: The Battle of Betazed)
      • Local rocks lined with veins of fistrium, obscuring sensor readings within the caves (TNG Novel: The Battle of Betazed)
    • Loneel Valley (TNG Novel: The Battle of Betazed)

Indigenous Life

Plant

  • Cavat (TNG Novel: The Battle of Betazed)
    • Staple crop similar to corn (TNG Novel: The Battle of Betazed)
  • Corzon (TNG Novel: The Battle of Betazed)
    • Reed-like plant used historically to form blow guns (TNG Novel: The Battle of Betazed)
  • Sadi (TNG Novel: The Battle of Betazed)
    • Fruiting tree
  • Teskali tree (TNG Novel: The Battle of Betazed)
  • Tarna (TNG Novel: The Battle of Betazed)
    • Thorned bush (TNG Novel: The Battle of Betazed)
  • Zintaba (TNG Novel: The Battle of Betazed)
    • Incredibly poisonous root (TNG Novel: The Battle of Betazed)