Princess Aisling Echoes Aegis Reformation Calls
Princess Aisling Duval has publicly asked Emperor Arissa Lavigny-Duval to reconsider pledging Imperial resources to a cross-superpower anti-xeno initiative. Her message was shared on all Imperial newsfeeds: “The Empire’s capability to defend itself is not in question. But neither is there any doubt that we are facing a protracted... Read more
A Retrospective of 3308 (Part One)
In the first of a three-part series of articles, the historian Sima Kalhana reviews the key events of the past year. “3308 began with the announcement that the Alliance and Sirius Corporation had agreed an anti-xeno strategic defence pact. This controversial decision would face many challenges before it was... Read more
The Voice of the Empire
On the Empire’s homeworld Capitol, fears over imminent Thargoid invasion sparked a public gathering outside the Imperial Palace. Cassia Carvalho, political journalist for The Imperial Herald, reported from the scene: “The arrival of the Thargoid Maelstroms has triggered protests on many Allied, Federal and independent worlds. The Empire is... Read more
Hadrian Duval Endorses Imperial Isolation
The Empire’s withdrawal from all cross-superpower operations has gained the full support of Hadrian Augustus Duval. Political journalist Cassia Carvalho reviewed the situation for The Imperial Herald: “As the illegitimate grandson of Emperor Hengist, Hadrian Duval has long been considered the ‘black sheep’ of the Imperial Family. Only a... Read more
Emperor Celebrates Imperial Strength
Emperor Arissa Lavigny-Duval has expressed satisfaction with the Empire’s military and scientific progress since the Battle of HIP 22460. She delivered the public address following a recent tour of a Gutamaya shipyard: “The Imperial Navy is entering a period of revitalisation, with advances being made in multiple areas. We... Read more
Mahon Rebukes Imperial Isolationism
Prime Minister Edmund Mahon has spoken out against Emperor Arissa Lavigny-Duval’s decree to suspend inter-superpower cooperation. At a meeting of the Alliance Assembly, Mahon said: “This hasty decision from Emperor Arissa will have dangerous repercussions for the core systems as a whole, not just those within the Empire. Now... Read more
Empire Shifts Anti-Xeno Strategy
Emperor Arissa Lavigny-Duval has made a public announcement for the first time since the Battle of HIP 22460. In an address before the Senate, which was broadcast on all Imperial networks, she stated: “Our endeavour in the HIP 22460 system was a noble one, born from our duty to... Read more
Superpowers Commit to Salvation
The leaders of the Alliance, Empire and Federation have publicly confirmed their support for Azimuth Biotech’s anti-xeno operation in HIP 22460. Prime Minister Edmund Mahon reiterated his position during an interview with the Old Worlds Gazette: “It is our duty to protect the peoples of the Alliance. Since we... Read more
Leaders Respond to Azimuth Initiative
The anti-xeno operation in HIP 22460 involving Azimuth Biotech and the superpowers has drawn comments from prominent political figures. Emperor Arissa Lavigny-Duval: “I agree with Senator Patreus that supporting Azimuth’s proposal remains our most practical course of action. However, alternative options for tackling the Thargoid threat are required.” Princess... Read more
Arissa Accepts Marlinists’ Independence
Following a referendum by the Marlinist Colonies, Emperor Arissa Lavigny-Duval has formally recognised their autonomous status. Prime Consul Kayode Tau of the Marlinist Consulate reported on his latest meeting with the Emperor: “Her Majesty was clearly uncomfortable with the democratic way in which the ex-Imperial citizens in the colonies... Read more