Tuesday, June 27, 2006

The Restuss Memorial.

The second settlement founded on the Naboo moon of Rori, Restuss rose from tradegy. The city was originally constructed to serve as a quarantine area during a devastating Brainworm Rot Plague that affected Naboo and many outlying systems. The first inhabitants were therefore doctors, missionaries, and the afflicted. When the plague was crushed, the Republic ordered that Restuss remain quarantined for several years, for fear that the disease would somehow resurface. During this crisis, the citizens of Restuss developed a deep distrust for authority. An unarmed revolt eventually ensued, and the Republic reluctantly lifted the quarantine. Huge portions of Restuss, including the hospital and detainment center, were razed to the ground in the ensuing riots. Restuss was then rebuilt around a small starport, which still serves as the town's primary meeting place and financial center.

Restuss is located on the northern shores of the Narmle Bog. Like the city of Narmle, Restuss is largely surrounded by swamplands. Perhaps because of its history of the fact that Governor Ferrox rarely visits, Restuss seems even further removed from Naboo politics that its sister city. It's not uncommon to meet a Restuss citizen who has difficulty identifying the current Queen. Restuss seems even less interested in galactic dealings: the populace rarely discusses the raging civil war, but when they do, it is as if the conflict is taking place in some far distant corner of the galaxy.

By contrast, local politics on Restuss are hugely important. Restuss has hundreds of laws and ordinances, many of which are over a century old. Although Restuss is self-governed by elected officials, the election process is long and arduous and often produces results that only Restuss natives can understand. The city often seems mired in bureaucracy. Fortunately, the numerous laws do seem to favor local merchants, who thrive in the city. Trade is only lightly-regulated and the city is known for its extensice access to black market goods, including weapons.

The inhabitants of Restuss are hard-working, but suspicious of outsiders. This paranoia protects a community that is actually extremely giving and supportive of their own. The inhabitants celebrate together often, and at night the local cantina is often overflowing. Because the locals do not prey on one another, crime is virtually unknown.
Source: http://swg.allakhazam.com/db/cities.html?swgcity=26

During an outbreak of brainworm rot some two hundred years before the
Battle of Naboo, the Advisory Council commissioned the construction of
a second spaceport on Rori; this city, known as Restuss, was used for
decades as a quarantined processing center for colonists traveling to
Naboo. Although both Restuss and Narmle were built by Naboo architects,
most of the moon's current colonists have been drawn from other, less
hospitable worlds, including Iridonia and Ryloth. The Gungans, who
colonized the Naboo moon of Ohma-D'un, have also established small
outposts on Rori.

Source: http://swg.allakhazam.com/db/cities.html?swgcity=26

Quests for Restuss included:

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