An Heir to the Imperial Throne?
Imperial senators supporting the isolationist group Nova Imperium have demanded that Emperor Arissa Lavigny-Duval acknowledge its figurehead, Hadrian Augustus Duval. Senator Eloise Winterstone proclaimed to the Senate: “The Imperial family must officially recognise Hadrian Duval as one of its own. Given that the Emperor has no children, such an... Read more
Aisling Duval Rejects Nova Imperium
Princess Aisling Duval has publicly rejected the isolationist group Nova Imperium and its figurehead, Hadrian Duval: “These extremists cause only division. Hadrian may well be the grandson of Hengist Duval, but that hardly makes him suited to the throne. Arissa has been silent for too long – she must... Read more
Week in Review
Here are this week’s major stories. A new networked system named the Codex has been released to the galactic community. The Codex is a joint initiative from the Pilots Federation and Universal Cartographics, which announced that the system had been automatically uploaded to all vessels registered with the Pilots... Read more
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