Everest was a planet in the Manticoran Alliance, the sole inhabited world and seat of government of the Minette System. (HH5)

A coup erupted in the planet's capital while the Manticoran battlecruiser HMS Onslaught was in orbit for a joint military exercise. Captain Jason Haupper deployed his Marine detachment to defend the rightful government and hold the local spaceport while the forces involved in the exercise took the rebels from the rear, ending the coup. (JIR1)