Romulus

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Facts

  • Primary: Eisn
  • Also known as: ch'Rihan
  • Capital: Ki Baratan
  • Class M
    • Oxygen-rich as compared to average class M environment (TNG Short Story: "Suicide Note")
  • Sister world to Remus
  • Inhabitants: Romulan
  • Settled c.5th century by Vulcan exiles
  • Nation
  • Relatively poor in metals (TOS Novel: Vulcan's Soul)

History

  • c.5th century: First settlement by Vulcan exiles

Locations

  • All major cities also bear "providences", or smaller towns/suburbs adjacent and politically/economically bound with them
    • Such providences named with "ir-" prefix; e.g., "ir-Dartha"
  • Apnex Sea
    • Great Apnex River (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do)
      • Presumably either feeds or flows from the Apnex Sea
    • Coal-black waters (ENT Novel: Kobayashi Maru)
  • Gal Gath'thong (ENT Novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing; TNG: "The Defector")
    • Site of "firefalls" (ENT Novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing; TNG: "The Defector")
  • Ki Baratan
    • Known as Dartha City in the 22nd century (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do, Kobayashi Maru)
    • On coast of Apnex Sea
    • Rural outskirts tend towards traditional gray brick and mortar, smaller structures with spires (TNG Short Story: "Suicide Note")
    • Government Quarter (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do, Kobayashi Maru)
      • Constructed on the site of some of the oldest settlements on the planet (ENT Novel: Kobayashi Maru)
      • Hall of State (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do, Kobayashi Maru; Star Trek: Nemesis)
    • Krocton Segment (ENT Novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing)
    • Mausoleum district (ENT Novel: Kobayashi Maru)
  • Valley of Chula (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do; TNG: "The Defector")
  • Unknown location
    • Bardat Academy (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do)
    • Sihaer nnea Rrhiol ch'Chulla (ENT Novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing)
    • Rateg (TNG: "Unification I")
      • City

Indigenous Life

Animal

  • Aafvun'in'hhui mollusk (ENT Novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing)
    • Edible mollusk (ENT Novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing)
  • Caotai'hhui (ENT Novel: To Brave the Storm)
    • Sessile tubelike animal native to the Apnex seabed (ENT Novel: To Brave the Storm)
      • Possibly analogous to a sea cucumber or sea sponge by context
  • Drabbik (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do)
    • Some sort of animal that lives in a warren (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do)
  • Hlai (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do)
    • Animal prone to kicking (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do)
    • Native to the Valley of Chula (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do)
  • Hlai'hwy (ENT Novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing)
    • Bird, possibly domesticated or kept as pets (ENT Novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing)
      • Reference to being kept in a cage
    • Some varieties have red plumage (ENT Novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing)
  • Hnoiyika (ENT Novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing)
    • Predatory animal, possibly some form of feline-equivalent (ENT Novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing)
  • In'hhui (ENT Novel: To Brave the Storm)
    • Lobe-finned water-dwelling animals native to the northern Apnex Sea (ENT Novel: To Brave the Storm)
    • Connection to in'hhui'lasendt unclear
  • In'hhui'lasendt (ENT Novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing)
    • Large water-dwelling animals once native to the Apnex Sea (ENT Novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing)
    • Apparently akin to whales
    • Gladnular secretions served as source of power for the first Romulan settlers on Romulus (ENT Novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing)
    • Extinct c.12th century (ENT Novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing)
  • Kekla-gnat (ENT Novel: Kobayashi Maru)
    • Flying pest species (ENT Novel: Kobayashi Maru)
    • Smallest insect on Romulus (ENT Novel: Kobayashi Maru)
  • Mogai (ENT Novel: Kobayashi Maru, To Brave the Storm)
    • Shore-dwelling bird native to the region around the Apnex Sea (ENT Novel: Kobayashi Maru)
    • About two meters tall (ENT Novel: Kobayashi Maru)
    • Carnivorous (ENT Novel: Kobayashi Maru)
  • Nei'rhh (ENT Novel: Kobayashi Maru)
    • Shore-dwelling bird native to the region around the Apnex Sea (ENT Novel: Kobayashi Maru)
  • Oallea bug (ENT Novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing)
    • Insect
  • Tesrat (TNG Short Story: "Suicide Note")
    • Nesting, stinging animal (TNG Short Story: "Suicide Note")

Plant

  • Grekekla tree (ENT Novel: Kobayashi Maru)
    • Fragrant blooms emerge during the month of K'ri'Brax (ENT Novel: Kobayashi Maru)
    • Blooms attract kekla-gnats (ENT Novel: Kobayashi Maru)
  • Rreinnte tree (TNG Short Story: "Suicide Note")
    • Source of leaves used for hvetollh tea (TNG Short Story: "Suicide Note")