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In the early 25th century the Glitter Band housed a population of roughly one-hundred million.
 
In the early 25th century the Glitter Band housed a population of roughly one-hundred million.
   
The Glitter Band was shattered circa 2510 as a result of the Melding Plague. Its remnants became known as the [[Rust Belt]].
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The Glitter Band was shattered circa 2510 as a result of the [[Melding Plague]]. Its remnants became known as the [[Rust Belt]].
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== Known Habitats ==
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* [[Panoply]]
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* [[Ruskin-Sartorious Bubble]]
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* [[House Perigal]]
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* [[Carousel New Seattle-Tacoma]]
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* [[The Chevelure-Sambuke Hourglass]]
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* [[Szlumper Oneill]]
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* [[House Aubusson]]
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* [[Carousel New Brazilia]]
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* [[House Flammarion]]
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== RS Glossary entry ==
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'''''Glitter Band:''' In pre-[[Melding Plague|plague]] years, the ring of 10,000 habitats orbiting [[Yellowstone]].''<br>
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- description from the official RS glossary <ref>[http://www.alastairreynolds.com/rs-universe/rs-glossary/ ''Revelation Space universe - RS Glossary - G''], AlastairReynolds.com, the official website of Alastair Reynolds</ref>
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== References ==
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<references/>
 
[[Category:Locations]]
 
[[Category:Locations]]
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[[Category:Orbital constructs]]

Latest revision as of 15:44, July 10, 2019

The Glitter Band was a collection of roughly ten thousand orbital habitats around Yellowstone. Policed by the Panoply, the only rights guaranteed to any citizen were the right to vote and the right to unobstructed access to abstraction. The laws of individual habitats varied wildly, up-to-and-including voluntary tyrannies, as the overarching philosophy of Demarchy -- which held unassailable dominance during the Belle Epoque -- encouraged experimentation with social systems.

In the early 25th century the Glitter Band housed a population of roughly one-hundred million.

The Glitter Band was shattered circa 2510 as a result of the Melding Plague. Its remnants became known as the Rust Belt.

Known Habitats Edit

RS Glossary entry Edit

Glitter Band: In pre-plague years, the ring of 10,000 habitats orbiting Yellowstone.
- description from the official RS glossary [1]

References Edit

  1. Revelation Space universe - RS Glossary - G, AlastairReynolds.com, the official website of Alastair Reynolds
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