The Dust Witch - Fanzhienz Far Trader
The ship on Dirkimun:
Comments: The Fanzhienz class Far Trader is an old model of trading
vessel frequently encountered in Zhodani or Zhodani-allied space; as such,
they are often seen throughout the Far Frontiers sector and in other areas
which border the Consulate. Basically identical in capacity and design to the
Type A2 found in the Imperium, the Fanzhienz class of traders is distinguished
most by the Zhodani-inspired design elements which give it an
The upper deck of the Fanzhienz is taken up by the working parts of
the ship; the Zhodani, far less concerned with security than lmperial traders
(the thought of a hijacking attempt from honest Zhodani passengers is
laughable) have allowed all major parts of the ship to be grouped together
without special precautions. The lower deck holds the cargo bay, and
As common in the Far Frontiers and similar regions (especially in
Zhodani client states or trade partners, such as Alntzar and the Descarothe
Hegemony) as more familiar small traders are in Imperial space, the
Fanzhienz is an exceptionally interesting vessel.
Note: On ships with turrets installed, the turrets are loaded on the
upper surface just abaft the fuel scoops, but are ccntrolled remotely from the
bridge. This is a measure which allows a greater degree of centralization to
ship’s functions, an important consideration among small crew.
(Copyright FFE all rights reserved)
William H. Keith, Jr.
Deck plans by Kallen/coldwar
7a – Garet
7b – Jaq
7e – Torq
7f – Kallen
7g – Passenger (McCready)
7h – Sialann
7j – Walt
Jaq (comp – 2) wrote an anti-hijack program on 220/1323.