Deming was a city on Amargosa situated on the southern edge of the planet’s polar continent. It manufactured heavy equipment. Laral Jorl ordered it seized for its factory capacity. During the initial invasion, word reached the rest of the planet that Deming become a virtual labor camp as elite Warriors seized it. Months later, the Northern Resistance inflicted heavy damage driving out what occupiers did not defect. In a fit of rage, Laral Farad ordered the city torched.