Every Sci-Fi star map

Kicked off by a post from The Watcher, the RPG.Net forums made The Only Sci Fi Star Chart You'll Ever Need—a cartographic compendium of common space opera tropes.

I'll start the ball rolling by listing a few potential areas and features:

The Diverse Alliance of Nice Guys (or should it be The Nice Alliance of Diverse Guys?)
Proud Warrior Empire
Space Nazi Territory
Star Faring Rome
The Do Not Cross Zone
Elves With Starships
Casablanca Station
Ancient Space Gods' Lawn
Pleasure World
Starship Graveyard
Hostile Robot Hordes
Anomaly #12

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  1. Roads? Where we're going, we don't need roads.

  2. I think things like this should come with full references so you can look up all the stories about space elves and read them.

  3. What I love most about this map is the elegant answer to "how come the Vaguely Benign Human-led Democracy is next door to everything?"

  4. I have been hoist by my own Picard

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