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
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... Read more
Senator Arissa Lavigny-Duval Gains More Powerful Support Capitol has been abuzz with rumour following Senator Denton Patreus’ open declaration of support for Senator Arissa Lavigny-Duval. While possibly not a frontrunner for Emperor, Patreus commands a sizeable fleet and is rich and influential enough to help Arissa Lavigny-Duval become Empress.... Read more
Senator Patreus offers Support to Senator Lavigny-Duval Although the Senate remains in closed session until the succession is determined, Senator Denton Patreus made his support clear in a speech to his command staff: “Everyone knows that my priority is the security of the Empire. It is my duty as... Read more
Kumo Operation to Hit Aisling Duval
Kumo Operation to Hit Aisling Duval Ever the opportunists, Kumo Crew commanders have swept across a number of systems controlled by Arissa Lavigny-Duval in the last seven days. They penetrated deeper than in any previous skirmish, and elevated the level of danger faced by Imperial citizens as a result... Read more
Senator Arissa Lavigny-Duval Calls Impromptu Press Conference
Senator Arissa Lavigny-Duval Calls Impromptu Press Conference After the day’s Senate deliberations finished, Senator Arissa Lavigny-Duval stopped to answer questions from the assembled reporters. When asked what she considered the most important issue facing the Empire, she replied: “Most of all the Empire needs stability and continuity. I was... Read more
Kumo Crew to Target Lavigny-Duval
Kumo Crew to Target Lavigny-Duval Systems under the sway of Arissa Lavigny-Duval have begun expressing discontent at the current political situation in the Empire, and the Kumo Crew is taking the opportunity to cause trouble of their own. Leaked military intelligence indicates that hundreds of Kumo Crew fleets will... Read more
Chancellor Blaine Opens Senate Debate With the sombre echo of Emperor Hengist Duval still resonating throughout Capitol, the Senate reopened today to deliberate how the question of succession will be resolved. Chancellor Anders Blaine opened the discussion: “Without a clear line of succession, we have a solemn duty to... Read more
Senator Patreus Supports Stability
Senator Patreus Supports Stability Many report that the Senate hasn’t enjoyed such a positive atmosphere since the coronation of Hengist Duval nearly 70 years ago. This happy feeling continued today with Senator Denton Patreus taking his turn to congratulate the Emperor on his return to health and for the... Read more