Chronicles of the Graceful Knight
This planet was formerly called New Mecca and then New Istanbul during the First Republic, the Diaspora and finally the Second Republic. It has been the capital planet of the Known Worlds since the Second Republic, first as seat of the Republic’s president and senate, then as the location of the Ten Royal houses’ Ruling Council. It was temporarily the throneworld of Emperor Vladimir Alecto and theocrat Halvor Li Halan, and was the seat of the office of Regent. Today it is used as the seat of Emperor’s power.