Glisten is the collective name for a large number of settlements in the inner planetoid belt orbiting a solitary star (Gliss), located at Spinward Marches 2036. Glisten is one of the major high-tech industrial centers of the Marches and consists of a number of separate planetoid cities, most of which specialize in a particular industry or social role.
Glisten is a powerful star system in the Third Imperium. Major high tech manufacturing and construction occurs her, along with being a nexus of trade and communications. The Imperial Navy and the Imperial Scout Service also have major bases located in Glisten.