Quantar Tahirs Shut Down Nuke Production; STCC Follows Suit

UUNN Newswire

Early this morning, the Office of the Tahirs decided that it is temporarily discontinuing on-station production of nukes, while the issues of storage, security and maintenance are debated.

Just a few hours later, the STCC decided to adopt the same approach.

No “official” statements have been released as of yet.

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Tahirs Send Nowruz Message

UUNN Newswire

(UUNN HQ)  Today as the Quantar people celebrate the Nowruz holiday, the Office of the Tahirs released the following statement:

Today we begin The New Day.  The Tahirs and the people of Quantar wish a happy Nowruz to everyone in every faction because today is all about harmony, balance and renewal.

Farishaba ‘at Hamalzah for this New Day and for the khulem, letafayim, ratafan and  hagiinarah.*

Gadhkatah!

* khulem, letafayim, ratafan and  hagiinarah translates as “word, family, bread and stones” … the tradtional gifts of Hamalzah.

Powerful “Path” Blocks Awards

by Yaz Shanndar

(Quantar Core)  The rapidly-expanding Hamalzah’din Path within Quantar allegedly tested its political muscles recently when its leader Qashish Nost’avor allegedly threatened a call for elections if the Tahirs decided to endorse or reward the recent vigilante actions against Hyperial that resulted in the destruction of the Phosphorous Nanoproducer — which had allegedly housed a secret GenMod before it was attacked and put out of commission in 117.

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 Hamalzah’din Symbol

“We have no illusions about what the Hyperial are,” said Qashish Nost’avor,” but we also need to remember who we are.  Our leaders have led us astray and many have lost their way.  We must look inward — not outward — to discern Hamalzah’s will.”

“This all started when a Hyperial supporter came into our space, tuned our unattended beacons and destroyed our building.  Where were our Lions then?” he added. Continue reading

Quantar Honors Yasar El-Baz

by Yaz Shanndar

(Quantar Core Station)  Quantar celebrated the 100th birthday of Yasar El-Baz, the last remaining Quantar member of the Thrice Seven.

A small group gathered for a welcome speech by Third Tahir Dr. Silar Tashawar, which highlighted the amazing number of seminal evebnts that have happened during Yasar’s 100-year lifetime.  The Tahir also took the opportunity to recognize Yasar’s years of service with two awards:  Quantar’s Flame and The Spade of Karadron.

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Yasar to Appear in Public for Birthday Fête

by Yaz Shanndar

(Quantar Core)  The Office of the Tahirs has announced that Thrice Seven hero Yasar El-Baz will be making an appearance on Quantar Core on 118.10.27 for his 100th-birthday commemoration.

Yasar will be making his first public appearance in a very, very long time,” said A’lena Sular, First Acolyte to the Tahirs.  “He should be arriving on Rashfajan (Saturday) around 14:00 UTC.  We’re not sure how long he will be able to stay, but he has insisted on being there,” she added.

Sular also said that there will be complimentary Quanus Ice, Organic Food and Water for those joining the celebration.

T7 Centenarian Celebration Planned

UUNN Newswire

(Quantar Core Station) The Office of the Tahirs announced today that all of Quantar will be celebrating the 100th birthday of Yasar El-Baz on 118.10.27.  Yasar is best known as one of the Quantar members of the Thrice Seven, but he also created the earliest post-collapse asteroid map of Quantar space, and had a long career in mining and exploration.  He is the last surviving member of the Quantar T7s.

No details on the celebrations have, as yet, been released.

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!

The awarding of medals and prizes should be completed over the next few days. Continue reading