Freelance Report: Mysterious Wreck could be an Artefact of the Past
The discovery of what appears to be the remains of a non-human spacecraft has sent ripples of fear and curiosity through the galaxy. “Many are speculating that this is evidence of recent Thargoid activity,” said Professor Steven Eisler of the Okinura Xenobiology Institute, “but it’s more likely that the... Read more
Galactic News: Enigmatic Message Received
News feeds throughout the galaxy have received a mysterious message from an as-yet undetermined source. The message, which is reprinted in full below, appears to contain an oblique reference to a particular location, but the nature of the communiqué makes it hard to determine exactly what it refers to.... Read more
Galactic News: The Thargoids
Continuing our series on significant episodes from human history, noted historian Sima Kalhana discusses the Thargoids. “Are we alone in the universe? It’s a question we’ve been asking for millennia. Even before we expanded into space, we wondered about the possibility of non-human intelligence.” “Of course, for some, the... Read more
Freelance Report: Probe Research Implications
Recent developments in Unknown Probe research have raised concerns among military strategists. Today, Captain Alexis Corvus of Task Force Athena briefed the Imperial Senate on the implications of an offensively deployed Unknown Probe. “The offensive potential of these Probes mustn’t be underestimated. A single fighter with a discovery scanner... Read more
Freelance Report: Attempt to Sabotage Jaques Station Thwarted
Three individuals carrying pamphlets identifying them as members of ‘The Hands of the Architects’ have been apprehended at Jaques Station. Starport personnel discovered the individuals attempting to modify the station’s frame shift drive. A station spokesperson said: “The individuals are apparently members of a cult that arose shortly after... Read more
Galactic News: Concern over New Ship Modules
Recent reports indicate that some members of the galactic community are concerned about the development of Unknown Artefact-resistant ship modules. Critics of the new technology, developed by Professor Lea Tantaga, have claimed it will facilitate further black-market trade of Unknown Artefacts, thus exacerbating the so-called technological plague. In an... Read more
Galactic News: Breakthrough in the Fight against Technological Plague
When Professor Ishmael Palin and his team disappeared en route to Maia b1ba, research into meta-alloys was brought to a near standstill, with only the Canonn Interstellar Research Group continuing to investigate the mysterious material. But recent reports indicate that research has continued in Professor Palin’s absence under the... Read more
Breakthrough in Artefact Research?
Breakthrough in Artefact Research? After meticulous and sometimes tedious investigation, scientists working under Dr Arcanonn have uncovered that the recently discovered “Unknown Artefacts” may have some basis in human technology. Audio studies of the objects show that they emit a distorted but audible signal matching the very long-established Earth... Read more
Anti-Federation Terrorists Linked to Artefact Research
Over the course of the weekend hundreds of tons of Bio-Waste were dumped in and around stations in 78 Ursae Majoris. This system is currently undergoing preparations for President Halsey’s arrival as part of her planned grand tour. A group calling themselves ‘The Canonn’ claims responsibility for this act.... Read more
Soontill Relics Test Results Queried
As further alien artefacts claiming to be from Soontill are being sold on the open market, the results of the initial scientific tests have been revealed. “We were looking for key markers,” explains Chief Xeno-Chemist Lyran Betar. “Elemental make up, crystalline structure, anything that indicates it could have originated... Read more