Base model long range jumpship. Phaetons are sturdy and reliable, though the basic class models are rebuilt below spec, due to limited supplies and high demand.
Base model long range jumpship. Ships capable of interplanetary travel are in limited supply. Most are never rebuilt to anything resembling their Golden Age glory.
Means “shinning one”
- Son of Helios
- When the god promised to grant him whatever he wanted, he insisted on being allowed to drive the sun chariot for a day
- Placed in charge of the chariot, he was unable to control the horses
- The Earth was in danger of being burnt up and, to prevent this disaster, Zeus was forced to strike down the chariot with a thunderbolt and kill Phaethon in the process
- Light, open, four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage.