The Hopestead Herald 1.2

the news . . . reconsidered
by 11yana

While the Cerulean Clouds Ore Depot cries out to KTRI of its chilling contents as a result of Edgar Reece Industries’ (E.R.I.) latest community outreach endeavor, Mining Madness Mondays, Octavius Core bulges with biomass from the economic gauntlet thrown down by Optimus clanlord.

I managed to get a candid interview with one of clanlord’s underlings, the mining drone of -=DSRG=- assigned to Octavius Core, who revealed their operating territory and methods:

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The (Unregulated) Update

unregulated-updateVol. III, No. 5 – by Ares Kiden

This issue has turned out to be *** The Hyperial Issue *** … because, well, I guess the rest of the factions are just pretty boring!

Hyperial Building Destroyed

It started with a series of explosions at the already-damaged Phosphorous Nanoproducer that began on the late Dr. Kelvin Rauder’s birthday.  Then a pilots decided to repair that producer — and that sparked a see-saw battle with Quantar pilots (primarily Ambrosius) lobbing nukes at the building; and a group of pilots from various factions led by GrimGriz attempting to defend and repair the building.

Along the way there was lots of taunting, insulting, challenging and general deriding going on.  There were even a couple ship-to-ship battles.  In the end, the building was destroyed — but that has still not put an end to the debate over whether the building had housed a secret Hyperial GenMod laboratory.

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Disputed Structure Destroyed

UUNN Newswire

(UUNN HQ)  The long-disputed Phosphorous Nanoproducer in Hyperial Station sector was destroyed in the early hours today.  The structure which was built approximately fifteen years ago, became a center of controversy in 117.6 when Quantar claimed it had received evidence that the building also housed a secret Hyperial GenMod (genetic modificiations) test facility.  The building was severely damaged on 117.7 in a coordinated attack by pilots AmbrosiusCrackheadEismannHammer-BSNereid and Roidrider.  nano assembler

The building remained in that state until 119.2.28 when when several explosions almost destroyed it — which some believed was Quantar retribution for pilot GrimGriz destroying a damaged Duelist factory in Omni IV on the birthday anniversary of former Hyperial President, the late Dr Kelvin Rauder. Continue reading

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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