Hadrian Duval Addresses the Empire
Hadrian Augustus Duval, the long-lost grandson of Emperor Hengist Duval, has broadcast a message to the Empire: “I am no wealthy senator from an entitled family, but someone who has lived an ordinary life. Someone who understands the hardships faced by many Imperial citizens.” “As Hadrian Jansen, I was... Read more
Week in Review
Here are this week’s major stories. Two corporations have merged to form one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the galaxy. Allied Medical Industries has united with Neosalve Inc. to create Neomedical Industries, which will sell drugs, equipment and services to both Alliance and independent systems. Independent company Vitadyne... Read more
Nova Imperium Unveils Figurehead
Isolationist group Nova Imperium has revealed its choice for Emperor – an eighteen year old man named Hadrian Augustus Duval. The group’s leader, Imperator Mordanticus, broadcast this message: “It is incumbent upon me to reveal that Hengist Duval fathered not one but two illegitimate children in his younger days.... Read more
Gutamaya Shipyards Announces the Imperial Fighter
In September, Gutamaya Shipyards released a new version of the enduringly popular Eagle. This month, the company has announced the launch of a new fighter designed specifically for the CQC Championship – the Imperial Fighter. Gutamaya has said that the small, manoeuvrable vessel will be ideally suited to close-quarters... 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
Emperor’s Dawn: What does it stand for?
Emperor’s Dawn: What does it stand for? Since news of Emperor’s Dawn first emerged, there has been extensive speculation about the group’s agenda. That the organisation wants to destabilise the Imperial power base seems highly likely, given that it was almost certainly responsible for the assassination of Emperor Hengist... Read more
Did Aisling Duval Know About Emperor’s Dawn?
Did Aisling Duval Know About Emperor’s Dawn? In a devastating exposé released earlier today, the Imperial Herald has published details of alleged links between the secretive group backing Princess Aisling Duval and some of the funding sources for the Emperor’s Dawn insurgency. While a direct connection between Princess Aisling... Read more
Frontline Report: The War against Emperor’s Dawn
Frontline Report: The War against Emperor’s Dawn Four days ago, Imperial senator Denton Patreus launched a military campaign against Emperor’s Dawn, the organisation responsible for the murder of Emperor Hengist Duval. Since then, there has been intense conflict in the Dakshmandi and Maausk systems, where two Emperor’s Dawn bases... 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
Imperial Veteran Sceptical about Patreus’s Campaign
Imperial Veteran Sceptical about Patreus’s Campaign Imperial senator Denton Patreus has taken a strong stance on Emperor’s Dawn, condemning the organisation and vowing to eradicate it from the galaxy, but responses to his statements have so far been mixed. Some have speculated that he is simply trying to curry... Read more