Japetus or Iapetus was the second moon of Saturn.
30th century, Japetus was part of the Earth Empire. ( PROSE: ) Centuries later, minerals were being sent to So Vile a Sin Io for distribution throughout the Galactic Federation. ( PROSE: )
According to one account, by the year
3985 there were three man-made colonies on the moon, one of which was Kaldor City. Kaldor City existed on the edge of a vast sandy desert, with the Founding Families governing Japetus. ( PROSE: ) However, according to all other sources, Kaldor City and its Founding Families were instead located on the planet Legacy Kaldor. ( AUDIO: , Occam's Razor COMIC: )
Crisis on Kaldor
Japetus was one of the
planets which adopted neo-astrology created by Kasterborus. ( PROSE: )
Introduction and links
In 3985, the mercenaries
Lambert, Sadler, Cooper and Townsend left Japetus in stolen Federation shuttles. ( PROSE: )
temple of the Lord of Time was located on Iapetus. In 2015, Iris Wildthyme held a party on the moon. ( PROSE: )
Behind the scenes Edit
The novel implies that Legacy was set on Japetus, but all other sources indicate that it was located on the planet The Robots of Death Kaldor. As pointed out in the reference book , Kaldor City is located far from Earth space and has no interstellar trade.
AHistory All DWU sources, except the short story , use the spelling "Japetus".