Thargoid Warpath May Threaten Marlinists
Voices in the Senate have argued that the Marlinist Colonies should have become an Imperial protectorate to shield them against the Thargoids. Senator Arturo Durant was quoted by The Imperial Herald: “The region containing the Marlinist Colonies sits relatively close to what is commonly regarded as Thargoid territory. A... Read more
Sirius Initiative Plans Aid for Alliance
*Pilots’ Federation ALERT* Sirius Corporation has organised humanitarian support for the Didio system, which is under attack by Thargoid vessels. The Alliance Defence Fleet is currently combating the Thargoid threat in Didio, under the command of Admiral Rachel Ziegler. Admiral Nikolas Glass, who acts as a liaison between the... Read more
Kumo Crew Appoints New Council Leader
Archon Delaine has announced that pirate leader Callan Salamanca is the newest member of the Kumo Council’s upper echelon. Political journalist Conrad Sterling provided an overview for Vox Galactica: “The Kumo Council was formed by Archon Delaine to delegate his control over the criminal syndicate. Each member has the... Read more
Yong-Rui: ‘History Will Judge Sirius’
The CEO of Sirius Corporation has addressed public concerns regarding its anti-xeno defence pact with the Alliance. Li Yong-Rui’s comments were made during an in-depth interview with The Alliance Tribune: “The best way to predict the future is to study the past. This is as true of interstellar organisations... Read more
Rackham for President?
Multi-billionaire Zachary Rackham has discussed standing as an independent candidate for the Federal presidency in 3309. The issue was raised during the opening of a new superstructure named Rackham’s Spire on Homeland in the Beta Hydri system. At a press conference in the tropospheric suite, Mr Rackham was asked... Read more
Arissa Accepts Marlinists’ Independence
Following a referendum by the Marlinist Colonies, Emperor Arissa Lavigny-Duval has formally recognised their autonomous status. Prime Consul Kayode Tau of the Marlinist Consulate reported on his latest meeting with the Emperor: “Her Majesty was clearly uncomfortable with the democratic way in which the ex-Imperial citizens in the colonies... Read more
Marlinists Reject Emperor’s Offer
A public referendum in the Marlinist Colonies has resulted in the majority voting to remain fully independent from the Empire. Emperor Arissa Lavigny-Duval had proposed to make the colony systems an Imperial protectorate in return for Marlinist allegiance to the Imperial throne. This would have permitted an autonomous government... Read more
Imperial Guard Defends Duvals
Emperor Arissa Lavigny-Duval has ordered the Imperial Guard to provide increased security to surviving members of the Duval dynasty. Many Imperial Family members, including Prince Harold, were assassinated by the NMLA. Sources close to Emperor Arissa state that she is determined to preserve the remaining Duval bloodline as well... Read more
Trial Period Agreed for Alliance-Sirius Pact
The Alliance and Sirius Corporation have negotiated a three-month probationary period for its proposed anti-xeno defence agreement. In response to a summons by Councillor Nakato Kaine, CEO Li Yong-Rui appeared in person before the Assembly. As part of a longer speech he stated: “I fully understand that, in order... Read more
Hudson Refutes ‘Dictatorship’ Concerns
President Zachary Hudson has made a public broadcast regarding his proposal to remove the single-term limit of the Federal presidency. Speaking from the White House on Mars, he directly addressed the anxiety that citizens have expressed about the Hudson Contravention: “If Congress agrees to temporarily suspend the 77th amendment... Read more