Historic Meetings at the Galactic Summit
Alliance, Empire and Federation leaders have held their first ever face-to-face discussions at the diplomatic conference in the Sirius system. Political correspondent Conrad Sterling published this report for Vox Galactica: “The Galactic Summit has already made history by bringing together many political figureheads within one conference chamber. Optimistic opening... Read more
Alliance Protests Triggered by Cancelled Election
The postponement of the election for a new prime minister has led to widespread public disorder across Alliance systems. The Alliance Assembly vote was scheduled for Thursday the 25th of February. This date clashed with the start of the Galactic Summit, causing incumbent Prime Minister Edmund Mahon to propose... Read more
Alliance Election Delayed due to Galactic Summit
The Alliance Assembly has agreed to delay electing a new prime minister to avoid clashing with the forthcoming Galactic Summit. The proposal to postpone the election date came from Prime Minister Edmund Mahon: “Now that the diplomatic conference has been confirmed, we must adapt to take advantage of this... Read more
Councillor Kaine Campaigns for Alliance Votes
Councillor Nakato Kaine is visiting key systems across the Alliance as part of her bid to be elected as the next prime minister. Of all the challengers to the incumbent Edmund Mahon, Kaine has the most support from fellow council members. She has represented the Tionisla system for nearly... Read more
Prime Minister Mahon Campaigns for Re-Election
Edmund Mahon has launched a political campaign to be elected as the Alliance’s leader for a second term. The incumbent prime minister is undertaking a whistle-stop tour across Alliance space to rouse support. Only members of the Assembly can cast votes in this election, but they will be heavily... Read more
Countdown to Alliance Election Begins
The Alliance has entered a period of political campaigning prior to the election of a new prime minister. The appointment of a head of government takes place every six years, with the forthcoming vote scheduled for the 25th of February 3307. Unlike the Federation, there are no political parties... Read more
Alliance Shelters New Marlinist Refugees
Tens of thousands of Marlinist refugees have claimed sanctuary in Alliance space, after emigrating from the Empire to avoid political persecution. In recent weeks, there has been a steady stream of ex-Imperial citizens arriving at Alliance systems, mostly travelling aboard small private vessels or in the holds of cargo... Read more
‘Ghost Ship’ Leads Alliance to New Resources
Discoveries made two hundred years ago by an abandoned megaship have revealed untapped sources of meta-alloys within the Coalsack Nebula. The Adamastor, which was launched in 3111, returned to the Chukchan system from the Coalsack Nebula on autopilot with no traces of its crew. Thargoid barnacle sites were found... Read more
Marlinist Refugees Flee to the Federation
The Empire has formally demanded that the Federation extradites all Marlinist political refugees that have fled into their space. Hundreds of thousands of believers in the republican ideology evacuated their homes following anti-terrorism lockdowns. The Imperial blockade in Ackwada prevented ten megaships from escaping, but others carrying huge numbers... Read more
Reorte Year’s End Festivities Conclude
End-of-year celebrations have concluded in the Reorte system, with organisers declaring the week a grand success. Deliveries by independent pilots ensured that the needs of the billion-plus attendees were met. Meanwhile, agitators in the system were prevented from intercepting convoys or causing trouble. Prime Minister Edmund Mahon offered this... Read more