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Emperor Arissa Lavigny-Duval Expresses Gratitude

Last week, Emperor Arissa Lavigny-Duval invited galactic citizens to deliver gifts in honour of her forthcoming coronation. The response was enthusiastic, resulting in hundreds of pilots flocking to the Achenar system to deliver slaves to Dawes Hub. In a statement, the Emperor expressed her gratitude to those who responded to the request: “I am delighted …

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The Emperor Denounces Emperor’s Dawn

To date, the Empire’s campaign against the insurgent organisation Emperor’s Dawn has fallen largely under the jurisdiction of Senator Denton Patreus, but now that the question of the succession has been answered, the Empire is in a position to give Emperor’s Dawn its full attention. Emperor Arissa Lavigny-Duval has issued a frank statement in which …

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Arissa Lavigny-Duval Crowned Emperor

Today, dawn broke above an expectant Capitol as Imperial citizens awaited the coronation of the first female Emperor (the Imperial Senate having determined that ‘Emperor’ should be used for both male and female rulers). It looked like the entire population had come to witness the procession of Arissa Lavigny-Duval through the city to the Imperial …

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Gifts for the New Emperor

On Sunday, Arissa Lavigny-Duval will be crowned Emperor. Preparations for the coronation are almost complete, and the population of Capitol is eagerly awaiting the inauguration of the Empire’s first female ruler. To mark this prestigious occasion, the future Emperor has invited galactic citizens to bring her gifts in exchange for certain incentives. In a statement, …

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Increased Security on Capitol

With Emperor’s Dawn threatening to sabotage the Imperial coronation ceremony, and the Emperor’s assassination still casting a pall over the city, security for the ceremony has been drastically increased. Naval infantry, local police and Imperial Guard units are already patrolling the streets of Capitol and conducting security checks. One Navy contact revealed that this was …

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Senate Declares Arissa Lavigny-Duval Emperor

Standing on the steps of the Senate building, Chancellor Anders Blaine announced the Senate’s decision on the succession. In a historic selection, and as a result of a clear majority vote, Arissa Lavigny-Duval will be the next ruler of the Empire. She will be the first female leader of the Empire since Marlin Duval founded …

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Imperial Succession Vote in Senate Today

Imperial Succession Vote in Senate Today Today is the last day of deliberation for the Senate over the question of who will become the next Emperor. By law, the Senate must announce the new Emperor by a clear majority decision tomorrow. Meanwhile, many are asking how a group like Emperor’s Dawn could establish so many …

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Chancellor Anders Blaine Issues Statement

Chancellor Anders Blaine Issues Statement In the early hours of this morning, agents of the Imperial Guard and IISS arrested several members of Chancellor Anders Blaine’s staff. He later released a statement: “It deeply pains me that members of my staff have brought such shame to my name and office. I regret to admit that …

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Scandal Rocks Chancellor Anders Blaine

Scandal Rocks Chancellor Anders Blaine Little has been heard from Princess Aisling Duval since it was revealed that one of her key advisors, Patron Damon Clarke, was connected to Emperor’s Dawn. She has reportedly cooperated with both the Senate and IISS investigations into the allegations, and has vehemently denied any prior knowledge of the link. …

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