I’ve found a way into Senda.
Out lurking in the Drone lands in my buzzard looking for old derelict research outposts to plunder for tech, I kept an eye out for any wormholes I’ve come across in my scanning in hopes that maybe I could find an entrance to one of the occupied systems in Pochven
- Entrance to Wormhole
Long story short, deep in Etherium Reach - in the system of EX-GBT, I found an entrance… Funny enough spotting a Capsuleer entering ahead of me, didn’t keep track of his name.
- Senda side of Wormhole
- Senda Star
To my surprise and pleasure, I ended up in Senda, formally apart of The Caldari State. See, I had interest in getting to this space and poking around for awhile now, Just never had the luck of finding one entrance, peferrably I wanted to find a system that used to be apart of the State AND a system that had temperate worlds on it. Senda? Home to three temperate worlds.
So let’s talk about the Temperate worlds. Senda V, VIII and IX I have done brief flybys past, similar to my efforts with helping out a Capsuleer resident of Vale awhile back. The idea was to hopefully come across some colony lights on the darkside of the planet, but… You’ll see.
Nothing darkness covers the planet… Was like staring into a void at times, just trying to make out the land from my angle. Not a single light up on the surface of these worlds, And each time I try to get a single out to a starport or colony command center, I got nothing…
… Then I started thinking, and i noticed that the planet’s still had functioning customs offices. Made me consider instead of using the 3D reaction of the world used for colonly planning to try and pinpoint the location of some Command Centers still functioning on the planet surface, this managed to actually provide some results.
Working on fumes at this point, there is a good chance there are more colonies to find If i actually looked harder. After scanning the world enough times, these were all the colonies I could find still giving off a signal. Getting direct connection to the administration is not possible however, even with the advanced systems of my Buzzard.
Wanting more information, I decided to take a look at the deactivated gate that used to lead to the system of Shihuken
- Shihuken Gate
A rather blunt and grotesque look for this once lively gate. The entire thing has strange crystal growth that has swollen in size in the center of the gate.
- Shihuken Gate Crystal
I wanted to get a close up shot to bring closer attention to what we’re looking at here… But to me something about the crystal looks organic, like it’s… Alive. I wish I could explain it better, but It’s baffling enough as it is.
Moving on from the gate, I decided to take a look at what infrastructure existed in space. Reports claim that Capsuleers are incapable of anchoring citadels in this system, but that doesn’t stop pre-anchored structures from operating still. To my surprise a free ported Fortizar is in system, named the 'Triangular Trading Tower" Because… Of Course
Triangular Trading Tower
It kinda took me out of the moment noticing it, as when i stepped into this system I thought I found my self in some hesllish wasteland only to then take note of this odd oasis in the shape of a Foritzar Class citadel with a functioning market service…
Worst part is, I can’t even hate.
Moving on however, I wanted to take a closer look at the occupied Caldari station in system. It used to be a school for the State War academy before the invasio, now however it is a “Proving Complex” for the Veles Clade.
- Veles Calde “Proving Complex”
Not sure what goes on in there, but from my understanding the Trigs aren’t repurposing these stations too much from their original uses, this station has a lot of schooling equipment, rooms and amenities and the name alone “Proving Complex” leaves little to the imagination of what’s going on here, this is just continuing it’s use as a training ground, just now for the Veles Clade.
- Proving Complex close up
Finally some signs of life, I can report that the station is showing healty amounts of traffic outside the hull of the station, If these are Trigs or the original inhabitants? I Couldn’t tell you…
What I CAN tell you is that I could dock in it… Yes It’s as suspect as it sounds but understand that I didn’t trust this place as much as you would. But I had docking rights for some reason… I Fought the Trigs during their initial invasion phases and became no close friend of them, I tried to stop them but it appears after consolidating their holdings they started taking a liking to those that scrapped Rogue Drones and… WelL i guess they figured to leave the door open for me, and that’s about it. Got access to nothing else, couldn’t even leave my own ship… So I just took pictures of the hangers.
I got some pictures and dipped out, Didn’t feel comfortable staying too long, I got what I wanted and now I’m taking a step back from it all to write down this report.
I’m going to be camping out in my Buzzard for the time being. Sure, I could dock up in that Fortizar and probally find a nice resturant and hotel but… Don’t really trust the owners after I make this post, so I’ma trust my gut and get cozy where I am.
I’m doing this in case anyone wants to ask me to do anything while I’m still here. I’m gonna stay here for another day or two while I have the supplies onboard to last, then I’m pulling myself out. I managed to scoop a filament off the station that can return me to a nearby system the Trigs won a minor victory in, so I have my escape route right here.
So if anyone wants to ask anything of me while I’m here, comment or mail me and I’ll see what I can do.