An independent world in Quadrant 1. Member of the Free Worlds Alliance. The Diet of Lamster is the main ruling body. Members of the Diet are selected by regional selection bodies, after a system of competition and opinion polls. Lamster has a loose system modelled a little after the Centauri. Government is small, and mainly operates the legal system and ensures that contract law is enforced. In 3207 the Chief Executive is Jackson Imig.

In 3212 the colony gave up its independence and became a full member of the Federated Worlds of the Outer Quadrants.