Friday April 22, 2016
Book 16: Big, Dumb Objects — Part IV

Note: The laws governing ownership of things like planets and star systems are complex, to say the very least. Fortunately, most civilized races will defend the general concept of ownership out of simple self-interest (read: "the desire to hang on to their own stuff".) Jurisdiction in these matters may look like a gordian knot, but there are plenty of powerful governments with scissors, swords, and starships who will be happy to settle matters.