Tales of the Stars
The remnants of the once monolithic Human Empire, the Earth Directorate is in its waning years, though still the most powerful faction of humanity, with a total of 7 planets under its control. Most of its military might has been pulled back to maintain the peace in ED space. The Directorate seems to lack any will to grow. Perhaps the only reason it has not been ripped apart by the other factions yet is a sort of respect and reverence for the place of Humanities birth, not to mention the military power that exterminated the Killbourn threat.
Current ED worlds are: