Atticus Septus Dead at Age 91

UUNN Newswire

(Great Pillars Station) Emperor Atticus Septus died in the early hours this morning.  The following is a statement recorded by Atticus Aqilus , his nephew and his heir.

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Epidemic in Trivera; Emperor Evacuated

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(Ares Prime) An unknown type of deadly hemorrhagic fever virus has swept like a wave over the capital city and it’s population of 11.9 million.  The Imperial Health Ministry has now declared it to be an epidemic, with more than five hundred fatalities reported.

Reports are that Emperor Venticus and his retinue have been evacuated to an unknown location.  All transportation in or out of the city has been shut down.

Additional detail will be provided once it becomes available.

Dorator Purchases Equipment Rights from TRI for 4.2 Billion

UUNN Newswire

(Solrain Core)  In a surprising move, Dorator R&D has purchased the rights to several pieces of equipment from TRI Corporation.  They released the following joint statement:

TRI Corporation has agreed to sell all rights to its non-M.O.D.x. equipment lines to Dorator Technologies R&D effective today.  This includes the DropTank refueling system, NightWatchman radar, TRIC-1 capacitor, TRIP-1 power plant, Vector engine and Warden shield.

The sale includes the intellectual property, manufacturing rights, certain manufacturing equipment and current unsold inventory.

Dorator will be coming up with a manufacturing and distribution strategy for its new equipment lines over the next 30 days.

Although the sale price was not part of the release, sources have indicated that it was approximately 4.2 billion credits.  It is also believed that Sorian Bancorp provided significant financing for the purchase.

High-Level Meeting Planned on Sol Core

by Thane Carios

(Solrain Core)  Sources revealed today that a meeting is planned on Solrain Core Station between STCC Premier Demeter Garreth, Elden Prescott III (Chairman Emeritus of Sorian Bancorp) and Malkev Dorator, Founder of Dorator Technologies R&D.  The Premier’s office refused comment when asked about the date and time of the meeting or its purpose.

Amananth Attacked During Sentient Incursion

UUNN Newswire

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Reports from Amananth’s DPDQ system indicate that some station systems and inventory were damaged during a Sentient nuclear attack on the station today around 16:30. According to pilot Sinver, the initial attack was made by a C-10 “Eel” sentient along with C-0 “Jellyfish” and C-8/9 “Kraken” drones in support.  Subsequent attacks were by a “Kraken” sentient (C-8s or C-9s).

Aman Leap gate was infested during the attack and sentient presence was also reported in The Gyre, The Split and Sea of Shadows.  No other details are available at this time.  Pilots are warned to keep an eye out for additional sentient activity in that area.

Conflux Hives Identified as ‘Roid Problem

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hives(Amananth) An analysis of the recent series of missions has ultimately pointed to Hives in Conflux Space sectors: First Sight, C-3309, C-1101, C-1102, and C-2199 as the reason for recent asteroid cooling problems.  Pilots are currently being directed to destroy these hives quickly and to ensure they do not re-spawn.

Additional details will be provided as they become available.

TRI Research & Development Calls for Beacon Cooperation

by Thane Carios

(Outpost Station)  TRI Corporation’s Dr. Zhia Katdinal today called for pilots and factions alike to cooperate to help solve the ongoing mystery on why asteroids are not cooling after being mined.

“The only actionable information we have so far has come from Quantar, and they used specially-tuned beacons to get it,” said Katdinal.  “They discovered that something is causing the asteroids, once heated by mining, to remain in a high-entropy state.  We have yet to determine what that something is.”160811_155441

“We need more data from beacons – a LOT more.  But the key is that we need the data to be as consistent as possible, so we can only use data taken from beacons tuned to ONE factional frequency.  In other words, we need the beacons to be the same color.” Continue reading