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
Private investigators Erik Gunnarson and Francesca Wolfe review the Neo-Marlinist Liberation Army. Gunnarson: “We don’t usually get involved with political cases, but it’s hard to ignore the largest terrorist attack in history.” “The NMLA is a radical offshoot of Marlinism, a democratic movement named after the Republic of Achenar’s... Read more
Week in Review
Here are this week’s main stories. The Federal Intelligence Agency has revealed that a nuclear weapon was taken from an unregistered outpost discovered last week, where dozens of personnel were gunned down by unknown perpetrators. The portable warhead, codenamed the Lucifer Device, is believed to possess enough power to... Read more
Unexploded Nuclear Missile Discovered
A thermonuclear weapon, launched over a thousand years ago during Earth’s Third World War, has been discovered. The intercontinental ballistic missile was found beneath the Pacific Ocean, during construction of new undersea habitation off the coast of California. Lieutenant Commander Page Patterson, a munitions-disposal specialist for the Federal Navy,... Read more
Week in Review
Here are this week’s major stories. A series of successful operations against the League of Reparation has led to much of the terrorist group being dismantled. But while the group has been dealt a severe blow, agents have yet to identify the organisation’s coordinator, Nexus. Meanwhile, an independent report... Read more
A Profile of Jordan Rochester
Responding to public interest in Princess Aisling Duval’s fiancé, Federal Ambassador Jordan Rochester, political journalist Cassia Carvalho has compiled a profile for The Imperial Herald: “Jordan Rochester is now a household name throughout the Empire, though few were aware of him prior to his engagement to Princess Duval. But... Read more
Genesis of the Thargoids?
Professor Cora Shaw, director of the Palin Institute, has published a paper speculating on the origin of the Thargoids. Extracts from her paper are reprinted below: “Considering the Thargoids’ impact on our civilisation, it is disturbing that we still know so little about them. Information from Guardian sites has... Read more