It would appear that newly appointed Planetary Security Co-Ordinator for Matar, Allek Berialsh, has decided to start off his new career with a thinly veiled assault on his old Tribe.
Confusion and Disputes Arise Over Arrests of Mikramurka Defense Officials by Matar Planetary Security
I have some thoughts about this ridiculous abuse of power, but first, I want to set some things out clearly for you, dear readers. A timeline of sorts is starting to become quite apparent.
YC110, Maleatu Shakor, with help from the Elder Fleet and Thukker Tribe, enact vicious purges against members of Parliament believed to have been in the pockets of the Amarr. Prime Minister Karin Midular is spared, but effectively removed from power as Shakor becomes the “Sanmatar” and the Parliament is replaced by the Tribal Council.
YC115, Karin Midular is among those injured by the “lone-gunman” Broteau. She is rushed to a medical facility in the Federation, where her condition is reported as stabilizing. Sanmatar Shakor demands her return to the Republic, as well as immediate extradition of the shooter. The Federation initially refuses to hand over the shooter, but does return Midular. She dies almost immediately on return to the Republic. After military action against the Federation, and the Fed performing its own sentencing of Broteau, the shooter is handed over to the Republic and very quickly executed.
Here we see a period of relative quiet, as Shakor entrenches himself as Sanmatar and settles in the Chiefs to the Tribal council.
In YC121 A Thukker mercenary company, (known for their particularly brutal planetary raids and suspected connections to extremely wanted criminals), somehow captures a wanted war criminal with strongly suspected ties to Blood Raider activity. This man remains in Thukker possession for 15 days, before being handed over to the Amarrian highest bidders.
These Blood Raiders staged themselves from within the Evannater constellation, a collection of systems containing multiple Trust Partners stations.
One week later, Sanmatar Maleatu Shakor is awarded Emergency Powers in a measure proposed by Krusual Chief Tenerhaddi Dykon and supported by, among others, the Thukker and Starkmanir Tribes. These powers allow Shakor complete co-ordination and command of all Minmatar Republic defense, security and public order agencies. His first act with these powers is to appoint Allek Berialsh, a Starkmanir by way of Sebiestor and previously the aide of Karin Midular during both her tenure as Prime Minister and the attack that would see her grievously injured.
It is revealed that during the Blood Raider attacks on Mikramurka, the Krusual Tronhadar Free Guard were actively deployed to the continent for supposed “cold weather training”.1 The Krusual continue to reject my questioning, describing it as "insulting conspiracy theories"2.
As this news breaks, Berialsh completes his initial inspection of Matar’s orbital defence systems amid increasing disquiet from Sebiestor Elders that a man who chose to leave the Tribe would be appointed their “protector”.
Today, Berialsh, now a Starkmanir and as such a clear ally of both Shakor and the Thukker Tribe, proceeds to arrest Sebiestor defense officials.
Can you see where this tangled web is leading? I do not have all the peices I’m sure, but there is enough there to see a definite pattern of behaviour going back over a decade. Certainly the Thukker, the Krusual, and possibly the Starkmanir, have been waging a campaign of subterfuge and assassination against the historically dominant Sebiestor, all in an attempt to see us weakened and subdued while their own influence waxes strong.
Now, back to Berialsh. To have acted so blatantly, and so quickly, against the Sebiestor Tribe officials in charge of defending the Sebiestor-majority continent of Mikramurka can only be reminiscent of Shakor's own purges of Parliament. I can only pray to the spirits that they do not continue further. Do not be taken in, brothers and sisters, by the lies of the Krusual and their Thukker allies. Do not be taken in by their puppet, Shakor. A reckoning is coming, and we must weather it well.
1 What were the Krusual doing on Mikramurka during the Blood Raider attack? Why have they reactivated their fortresses, and why won’t they tell us if it’s simply a measure against the Triglavians?
2 You’ve seen nothing yet.