(Octavius Core) The Phoenix fighter of Clements IV, one of the Octavius Imperial Triune, was shot down today as he prepared to begin the annual Recitation of Heroes. Before the ceremony even began, the Emperor was attacked by Solrain pilots Mendax and polytope of squad SOL NAVY. Mk.II Defense Droids were dispatched from Octavius Core Station, but not soon enough to prevent Clements’ ship from being destroyed.
While Emperor Cineon made a brief statement decrying the attack, there has been no official word from Octavius regarding the political situation or the condition of Emperor Clements IV.
The STCC declined to make a statement until more facts could be gathered.