Votanis System

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"The Votanis System was located in what humans call the Perseus Arm of the Milky Way galaxy. It had two suns named Sulos and Vysu."
- Ara Shondu - Data Recorder:My Name is Ara

The Votanis System was a star system located on the Perseus Arm of the Milky Way.


It had five habitable planets. ("New Book Reveals Secrets of a Dying World") The song "Lonely Light" hints that the twin stars made the sky on Votan worlds fairly bright during both the day and night.

Known bodies


The Omec would raid the other worlds in the system to obtain Votans for slaves or food. ("The Last Unicorns") The Volge arrived in this system at some point and conquered the planet Omec. ("Pursuit:Volge Vindication") Around 4000 BCE, Castithans began leaving Daribo and visiting other planets, including Irath where they kidnapped a number of Sensoth. ("Inside Defiance: Episode 9") In 3502 BCE, Indogene scientists discovered that a rogue star was on a collision course with the system and would destroy it. They eventually convinced the other races to work together to build the Arks to escape death. Indogene scientist run Terraforming tests on uninhabitable moons in the system, first resulting in failure before successfully terraforming the moon Casti. In 3175 BCE Indogene scientists make contact with the Gulanee energy beings in the gas giant Gula. In 3001 BCE the Votans aboard the Arks left the system, which shortly afterwards was destroyed when the rogue star collided with Sulos. ("World of 2046: Timeline of the Future", "Inside Defiance: Episode 19")