Terrorist Attack at Hadrian Duval’s HQ
*Pilots Federation ALERT* Explosions have struck Dyson City starport in the Paresa system, home of Hadrian Duval’s organisation Nova Imperium. The starport suffered severe structural damage plus the corrosive effects of caustic enzymes, characteristic of the customised weapons used by the NMLA. Initial reports state that over fifteen thousand... Read more
An Heir for Hadrian Duval
Lady Astrid Minerva-Duval, wife of Hadrian Augustus Duval, has confirmed that she is expecting a child in December. The story was broken by the Paresa News Network: “Lady Astrid was visibly overjoyed as she told us of her pregnancy, and of Hadrian’s excitement at being a father. Her only... Read more
Empire Marks Anniversary of NMLA Attacks
A day of mourning has been declared across the Empire to mark the first anniversary of the NMLA’s Imperial starport bombings. On Thursday the 10th of September 3306, Imperial stations in the Cemiess, Gabjaujis, LHS 4031 and Rabh systems were attacked without warning. Over sixty thousand people were killed... Read more
Zemina Torval Creates New Corporation
A new independent branch of Mastopolos Mining has been established by its controlling shareholder, Senator Zemina Torval. The megacorp is owned by the powerful Mastopolos family, and operates throughout the Empire and beyond. However, Torval’s position as a majority shareholder has allowed her to exert a strong influence on... Read more
Tensions Inflamed in Marlinist Colonies
The bombing of two Marlinist starports by the NMLA has caused political rifts and public protests across the colony systems. Local newsfeed The Marlin Standard reported on current events: “Our entire society is still reeling in shock after last week’s attacks against Stillman Hub and Tilman Point stations. There... Read more
Superpowers Respond to New Onionhead
The Alliance, Empire and Federation have clarified their official positions regarding the emergence of onionhead gamma strain. All variants of the popular psychedelic drug remain illegal within Federal space. Ambassador Jasmina Halsey, who was president in 3300 when the ruling was made, announced: “I am pleased that my decision... Read more
Marlinists in Crisis After Starport Bombings
The NMLA’s attacks against the Marlinist Colonies have caused mass casualties, disruption and political chaos. More than 35,000 civilians were killed in the attacks, with twice as many suffering injuries and caustic burns. Safeguard Interstellar is providing vital supplies to survivors, and evacuations of Stillman Hub and Tilman Point... Read more
Marlinist Colonies Face Political Division
The Marlinist Consulate, established to represent Marlinists across the galaxy, has triggered political instability among the colonies. Local newsfeed The Marlin Standard detailed the situation: “The formation of the Marlinist Consulate will shortly conclude with the public election of its leader. The prime consul will serve as the official... Read more
Imperial Senate Considers Marlinist Diplomacy
A proposal for the Empire to formally open diplomatic relations with the Marlinist Colonies has been made by Senator Lorcan Scordato. The eight systems are populated by ex-Imperial citizens who fled to avoid persecution for their beliefs in Marlinism, which advocates democratic representation. Returning from a fact-finding mission to... Read more
NMLA Makes Political Overtures
The Marlinism Reformation Party, which now represents the Neo-Marlinist fringe, has suggested a peace deal between the NMLA and the Empire. Minister Aaron Whyte explained the proposal during a session of the Marlinist Parliament: “Via anonymous intermediaries, we have received assurances that the Neo-Marlinist Liberation Army is keen to... Read more