Hyperial Rewards Pilots

by Yaz Shanndar

(Hyperial Station)  Hyperial today recognized the efforts of several pilots who worked to repair the damaged building in Hyperial Station sector.  Dr. Viggio Ragne, Hyperial Special Representative for the Office of the President, released the following statement:

“We are elated to be able to recognize four pilots who put aside their daily duties to repair the Phosphorous Nanoproducer that had been attacked by Quantar two years ago, hyperial-duty-ribbonand which had experienced 3 suspicious explosions over the last few days.  We are awarding the Hyperial Duty Ribbon, 20 PR units and 100,000 credits each to pilots GrimGriz, Imorg, Me.1 and OrkaOrka had initially performed repairs on the structure, while GrimGriz, Imorg and Me.1 brought the building back from the brink of collapse after subsequent explosions nearly destroyed it.

“And I must make special mention of Imorg, a Quantar, who risked censure by his own faction and clearly demonstrated that not all Quantar are deceitful and evil.”

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Festival 118! Comes to a Close

by Yaz Shanndar

(Quantar Core) Festival 118! came to a close with some mixed reviews.  About 40 pilots were online over the four days of the holiday, but according to TRI Corporation, which sponsors the annual holiday events, pilots participation in contests and events was fairly disappointing across the board.

Conversely, there was some disappointment with TRI Corp’s event management as well.  Pilot Sinver slammed the running of Friday’s Treasure Hunt event, saying:

“I was looking forward to this all,day while at work. I’ve wasted an entire evening because quite frankly, you couldn’t organize a piss up in a brewery. The clues were useless. Don’t even bother tomorrow. Just park the ship and forget about it. A great idea, really great idea terribly executed. My entire evening wasted. Thanks guys.”

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Hivebuster Awards Announced

UUNN Newswire

(UUNN HQ)  TRI Corporation announced today that on behalf of Octavius, Quantar and Solrain, it has presented special awards to the pilots participating in the recent “Hivebuster Mission.”

Pilots Clanlord, Darkness, Gen.Tra, Morris and Tui were awarded a special Hivebuster Campaign RibbonHivebuster Campaign Ribbon.  The ribbon, designed specifically for this mission, is unique to this campaign and will never be awarded again. In addition, each of these five pilots has received a special award of  three AB4s (deposited in their Depot storage) to recognize their willingness to continue pursuing this mission in the face of some daunting odds.

Clanlord, Gen.Tra and Morris were also awarded Defender of the Barrier medals for their significant roles in bringing about the final destruction of the targeted hives.

 

 

Miners Days Contest Winners

by Yaz Shanndar

(Quantar Core) Although the asteroid cooling problem seemed to overshadow this year’s holiday, there were a couple of activities.

The first one was an opportunity for pilots to vote for a new Quantar award — the Shahir Assad or “Shining Lion.”  The award is for lifetime achievements in service of Quantar.  Shahir Assad - medal1031As with the Solrain Hall of Fame, the voting ended in a tie between Tezrend and Ambrosius, so a randomized choice was made — and the winner was Tezrend (aka Tesrend)!  Votes were also received for tom-t and the late FS-Falcon.

The other holiday contest was QuanTrivia where there were four entrants getting all five answers correct and winning a Cesium Medal, a CM4 and 1 million credits!  Congratulations to the winners:  Hammer-BS, Gander, ML-Death and Clanlord!

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Posthumous Honors Conferred on FS_Falcon

UUNN Newswire

(Quantar Core)  On 118.8.5 pilot FS_Falcon passed from this life.  A Quantar Optimus, FS_Falcon led the squad Fatal Shadows (a multi-factional squad) for many years and was medalsa pillar of The Reconstruction.  In recognition of his long history of contributions both as an individual and as a leader, he has now been awarded both the TRI Order of Merit and Hamalzah’s Divine Grace.

In addition, the Echoes of Hope is being awarded to pilot ShapeShift for his efforts in organizing and running the memorial for this pilot who touched many lives.

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Last-Minute Award Announced Amid Controversy

by Thane Carios

(Octavius Outpost)  In  a very unusual move, an additional medal has been added to the list of medal179Festival awards.  The awards committee has decided to posthumously award the Sarath’s Rage Medal to pilot Wilson.  Sources who declined to be named indicated that the award was hotly debated — primarily because of Wilson’s squad (The Gang) and it’s predilection to collect certain fees from unwilling pilots.

“With him it was always about the orphans of Octavius,” said long-time friend and colleague, Liet, struggling to contain his emotions.

The Sarath’s Rage medal is awarded to “individuals who have had a long career as a combat ace.”  Along with being posted to Wilson’s pilot record, the medal will also be presented to his wife, Mrs. Wilson, with the sincere condolences of the entire pilot community.

Tahirs Unveil New Award

UUNN Newswire

(Quantar Core)  After nearly two weeks of delays — and apparently some internal heated debates, the leaders of Quantar have announced that several pilots would be awarded for their support of the recent destruction of Hyperial’s jump-ship test program, and it’s (alleged) Genetic Modification research lab.

Chrysalis Campaign RibbonThe new award, the Chrysalis Campaign Ribbon, is being awarded to pilots who supported the extended campaign by Quantar — some of it apparently covert — to derail and destroy what Quantar is calling, Hyperial’s renewed attempts to circumvent the co-operative program developed by the other factions — and managed by TRI Corp. — for Genetic Modifications and jump-ships.

Recipients of this unique ribbon designed specifically for this “campaign” were:  Ambrosius, Blonder, Crackhead, Eismann, Hammer-BS, Jalil, Nereid, Roidrider and Valmagier — several of whom had recently been called “terrorists” by Hyperial Special Representative Dr. Viggio Ragne.