Peladon was, we can but assume, the name of the planet in question, its only city, and that city’s king. The Peladonians were feudal by fairytale standards, yet considered for admission to the Galactic Federation despite their societal shortcomings.

Podcast C073 The Monster of Peladon > > > > > >

50 years of Federation membership have done little to stifle the Peladonians’ bloodlust and aversion to socio-political progress.

Podcast C061 The Curse of Peladon > > > > > >

Primitive aliens with no concept of technology or judicial proceedings want to join a galactic federation in this allegory of Britain’s entry into the EEC