Galactic News: Federation Blockades Maia A 3 a
Independent reports from the Maia system indicate that a Farragut-class Battlecruiser has taken up position over Maia A 3 a, not far from the personal research base of Professor Ishmael Palin. The Federal vessel is apparently redirecting pilots who stray too close to the site. The news comes only... Read more
Galactic News: Galactic Leaders Respond to Discovery
The leaders of the galaxy’s major powers have responded to the discovery of a mysterious shipwreck in the Pleiades Sector AB-W B2-4 system. Speaking from the Imperial Palace on Capitol, Emperor Arissa Lavigny-Duval said: “This is a potentially momentous discovery that could signify the dawn of a new era.... Read more
Galactic News: Denton Patreus Receives Promotion
Emperor Arissa Lavigny-Duval has announced that Senator Denton Patreus is to be promoted to Admiral of the Fleet, following his triumph over the insurgent organisation Emperor’s Dawn. In a statement, the Emperor praised Patreus’s recent military success: “Denton Patreus exhibited remarkable resolve in the campaign against Emperor’s Dawn, and... Read more
Gutamaya Shipyards to Reinstate Restrictions
Last month, Gutamaya Shipyards marked Arissa Lavigny-Duval’s coronation by temporarily lifting the rank-related restrictions on all Imperial ships. With the official coronation period now over, the company has announced that the restrictions on its ships will be reinstated on Monday. Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
The War against Emperor’s Dawn Continues
Following the Empire’s recent discovery of five additional Emperor’s Dawn bases, Senator Denton Patreus has despatched military fleets to three of the systems occupied by the insurgents: Namarii, Tabaldak and LTT 874. The Senator has also authorised a number of Empire-aligned factions to reward pilots who join the fight... Read more
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... Read more