Metaxas was an important planet of the WorldWeb. Specialists in aging diseases from Metaxas analyzed Rachel Weintraub in attempting to address her aging sickness.
After the Fall, Metaxas was taken over by riots and reprisals. 
- ↑ The Fall of Hyperion, 1995, Ch. 14. Severn notices dignitaries from "powerful worlds" such as Metaxas.
- ↑ Hyperion, 1995, Ch. 4. Sol, in telling his tale, explains the attempts at helping Rachel.
- ↑ The Fall of Hyperion, 1995, Ch. 44, description of the fallout from the Fall.