Mysteries of the Thargoids
Professor Ishmael Palin, the foremost authority on the Thargoids, has authored a short article for the scientific journal The Empirical. “Recent events have once again brought a focus on the alien species we call Thargoids. I have witnessed governments, militaries and public figures characterise them as a mindless destructive... Read more
Azimuth A Historical Perspective (Part Five)
The concluding article in this series examines events leading to the resurrection of Azimuth and Salvation’s plans for the future. During February and March 3308, Aegis suffered a slow death as its operations were shut down by the superpowers. Its leaders continued calling for its reinstatement, not just to... Read more
Azimuth A Historical Perspective (Part Three)
An overview of how Aegis was impacted by the rise of Salvation as a competing anti-xeno force. “For now I cannot provide you with my credentials. Suffice to say that I am a man of science, unconnected with modern politics. I am recruiting agents to investigate the work undertaken... Read more
Azimuth: A Historical Perspective (Part Four)
A look at the rivalry between Aegis and Salvation during the escalating war against the Thargoids. Salvation’s success in purging the Thargoid presence from the Cornsar system had many repercussions, not least from the aliens themselves. Several inhabited nebulas were suddenly overrun with Thargoid vessels, leading some to believe... Read more
Azimuth: A Historical Perspective (Part Two)
A summary of key events around the rise and fall of the tri-superpower organisation Aegis. The Alliance, Empire and Federation created Aegis in 3303 to lead xenological research and coordinate defensive actions against the Thargoids. With fears that the alien species might one day overwhelm human-controlled space, Aegis’s role... Read more
Azimuth: A Historical Perspective (Part One)
Beginning a multi-part overview of historical events surrounding Azimuth Biochemicals and its connection to the mysterious Salvation. On the 29th of October 3306, an abandoned megaship named the Adamastor arrived in the Chukchan system, after travelling at sublight speeds for nearly 200 years. At the time, no one could... Read more
A Retrospective of 3307 (Part One)
The noted historian Sima Kalhana takes a look back at the turbulent events of the last year in a four-part series of articles. “The start of 3307 was a time of crisis. The rise of the Neo-Marlinist Liberation Army (NMLA), the Marlinist refugee crisis and increased Empire-Federation tensions had... Read more
The View from Colonia
Vox Galactica’s culture correspondent Lishan Abara looks at the Colonia region, the largest enclave of humanity outside the core systems: “Colonia. A place that few ever see, which exists following a computer malfunction. The famed Jaques Station suffered a mis-jump on its scheduled journey to Beagle Point, relocating some... Read more
The Story of Onionhead
A new product being manufactured by the Kumo Crew could be a version of onionhead, the controversial recreational drug. Dr Himari Grey, an independent healthcare analyst, published this review on Vox Galactica: “Little is yet known about ‘helix’, but the persistent rumour that it is derived from onionhead has... Read more
Galactic Mysteries: Generation Ships
Erik Gunnarson and Francesca Wolfe investigate the abandoned relics of spacefaring communities from the early years of colonisation. Wolfe: “Generation ships are essentially mobile cities designed to carry expanding populations, and are always an impressive sight. But there’s one I keep returning to – the Thetis, orbiting Nefertem 6... Read more