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Istodard IX - Moon 5 - CONCORD Bureau

Prior to the discovery of a body outside Concord headquarters, investigations have stalled. No one has been willing to speak about the deceased or his movements prior to the discovery of his body.

The investigation will remain open for the time being.

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“Something’s got him riled up.”

“Between those girls and his experiments? It doesn’t take much.”

“Not like this. He’s moving things, lots of asset placement. Personnel coming out of the woodwork.”

“Where?”

“Out of Black Rise. Looks like the isle, too.”

“Both? Last time was during that prisoner transfer, but that was small game.”

“Could be that Machariel again. It did get them all riled up when he couldn’t lock it down.”

“No, they’d be a little jerkier about it. This is… well, it’s not subtle, but they’re keeping it quiet. What are they doing?”

“No idea. Wait. There’s someone there, a guest. Barely pushing five feet. Female, look at the suit.”

“Another one?”

“No, he’s focused. Seems she’s here on business. Might be related to the man cage.”

“You think she’s the one that riled him?”

“If she did, I’m not sure what she did.”

“Breakthrough?”

“I dunno. She’s got a Council Shuttle. Think she’s a yolk.”

“He’s walking crisp. I think it’s a game of wits.”

“That’s not good.”

“How soon do you think?”

“If he’s moving this fast, he’s on track for tomorrow. Watch his movements. He’s got the tick.”

“Scanning the room.”

“He’s flying to 4-4. Doesn’t go there anymore 'cept for prebuilds he can’t get fast enough anywhere else.”

“Do we crash the party?”

“No. Watch from a distance. Log everything, even if he bumps the lamp on the Summit.”

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Verified Viriette: Drifter connections of Intaki Assembly alleged by protesters

Navyii Akat, Intaki V, YC121 October 20 - They say sunlight is the best disinfectant. The Intaki Assembly’s deafening silence on the content and context of its negotiations with the Lai Dai Corporation, on the other hand, is creating a fertile ground for conspiracy theories. The latest to surface among protests against the actions of the Intaki Assembly, now in their ninth week, is that of Lai Dai mediating a connection between the Intaki Assembly and the Drifters that have been ravaging New Eden for over four years.

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Protest poster seen in Navyii Akat

Some protesters now suspect that Lai Dai’s raiding of Ida monasteries and medical facilities on Intaki V was driven by their alliance with the Drifters.

Behind the fast-spreading conspiracy theory is information going viral on GalNet forums that a corporation called PKN Cryptographic, affiliated to none other than the Drifters, has been registered at the Lai Dai Corporation headquarters in the Airkio system. Lai Dai is a lead partner in PKN Interstellar, a consortium encompassing members from all across New Eden that is redeveloping and expanding the Jita IV-4 trade hub. PKN’s Jita IV-4 contract was made public more or less simultaneously with Lai Dai negotiating the ceasefire with the Intaki Assembly that sparked the ongoing public protests on Intaki Prime. It is unclear whether PKN Cryptographic is one of the associate members of the PKN Interstellar consortium.

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Archavoinet Archive: United Neopian Federation Commandeers Zorya’s Vedmak

In the late hours of 5:00 NEST, United Neopian Federation coordinator and Purosupekuta CEO Sakabkei Kiijata called for an emergency fleet formation, citing the recent declaration of war from opposing alliance Galactic Mafia as a cause for an accelerated timeframe.

The fleet’s formation was to complete an operation planned for the following day, which was disrupted by Galactic’s sudden declaration, forcing Kiijata to move the operation to that morning. The operation itself was all but considered scrapped until Kiijata announced his intent to proceed with the operation, refusing to be delayed by, quote, “opportunistic structure hunters high on narcotics”.

By 5:32 NEST, the fleet was assembled and directed towards Archavoinet’s Emerging Conduit. While reports of a firefight are confirmed by the UNF, the exact details of the engagement are sparse at best, and at worst, running rampant with rumors.

A capture of the fleet in warp towards the Emerging site could not be recovered. Member identities are unknown, but it is confirmed that Coordinator Kiijata was among the ships.

The UNF have declined to comment on the operation’s nature until after the war with Galactic Mafia, leaving the UNF’s local sectors to speculate late into the afternoon.

The most widespread rumor is of the operation’s intent, apparently codenamed “Operation: Gunship Diplomacy”, with the goal of commandeering a Triglavian vessel and abducting its crew for reasons unknown.

While it is confirmed multiple atypical UNF vessels were present for the operation for “scientific research”, it is unknown whether the UNF’s goals were to actually intern the crew of a Collective vessel. What is confirmed is an image of the fleet conducting experiments with an Occator present and overseeing the conduct of its fleet members towards the Vedmak.


Energy neutralisation, armor logistics, warp scrambling, and webifying is seen being directed towards the Vedmak, speculated to be the site’s Zorya’s Vedmak.

Other rumors include the Occator being crewed with over a hundred armed personnel, ninety shipboard security marines, and potentially ten clonesoldiers, all for the supposed boarding action of the Vedmak, forcible acquisition of Triglavian datacores containing information on quantum engineering, and even demanding the Triglavians remove Coordinator Kiijata from his Perun suit.

In any event, the move by Coordinator Kiijata on this scale in UNF politics and fleet direction is unprecedented, as Kiijata is known to avoid risky confrontations at any cost, and has never directly involved himself in UNF fleet coordination, having only participated for his corporation’s namesake of prospecting the UNF’s wrecks and any rare technologies, while never engaging directly in combat.

With such accusations of him overstepping his bounds, questions remain about the motive for his disparate behavior.

Magra Thea, Archavoinet II, YC121 October 20, Archavoinet Archive

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Location: ███████ < ███████ < Placid
Time: 7:59 (NEST)

Verified Voice: Thuri Actusmargo
Unverified Voice: Subject 1
Unverified Voice: [REDACTED]

Audio Recording Begin

TA: “Now-time joyous communion? (Pause) Invocation of Subclade of Clade? (Pause) We are not in communion, we are confused. The troika is incomplete, will you receive prayer of the detached augmented narodyna?”

S1: “You are not of Subclade, you are not of Clade, you are not of convocation of Triglav outside the struggle, you are not us.”

TA: “Will you receive prayer of the detached augmented Narodyna for assistance in invocation of cladistic proving? This one requests prominence in a following-time troika and hopes of material realization.”

S1: “This one will deny your prayer, this one is not of the Convocation of Triglav outside the Struggle. Now-time communion with the convocation is unacceptable material realization. This one cannot invoke the right of Cladistic Proving without studious communion with the convocation.”

TA: “Because you’re captured… right? (Pause) You nodded, so you understand this speech too? Why won’t you talk to the others? The other augmented foreign narodyna?”

S1: “Cladistic Proving was unacceptable material realization in following-time after invocation. Entosis of foreign augmented narodyna within 81 tactical troika classification of subclade [static] of clade [static] caused denial of material realization.”

TA: “You won’t speak to them because they didn’t fight you, they captured you instead of engaging you in cladistic proving, but you are speaking to me, I haven’t engaged in cladistic proving.”

S1: “Foreign augmented narodyna’s koschoi in now-time has advised in studious-communion with foreign augmented narodyna for advancing time acceptance into the cladeflow, this one’s koschoi and navka consented.”

TA: “That means you’ll put my request up for consideration when you return to your clade? Oh thank you! But… that means you would need to leave here wouldn’t it?”

S1: “This one sends prayer to foreign augmented narodyna for following-time cessation of entosis with… alternate subclade of foreign augmented narodyna. Advancing-time material realization will lead to following-time acceptance into the cladeflow or your prayers.”

TA: “O-okay! Yeah I can get them to let you go, I just have to talk to them is all, I’ll be back I promise!”

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Automatic Translation End
Recording End

Location: ███████ < ███████ < Placid
Time: 23:49 (NEST)
Verified Voice: Thuri Actusmargo
Unverified Voice: Subject 3
Unverified Voice: [REDACTED]

Audio Recording Begin

TA: “You’ve had time to talk with your… friends, yes? (Pause) Then you have heard my prayer for communion with Invocation of Triglav Outside the Struggle? (Pause) Would you prefer that I speak to you in a more familiar tone?”

S3: “Now-time communion with foreign augmented narodyna results in irrelevant material realization.”

TA: “Because you are still captured? (Pause) They’re going to release you, I promise, but I’m not… we are of separate subclade as the entosis subclade. We can only submit prayers of cessation of entosis for studious communion within their subclade.”

S3: “Following-time acceptable material realization of entosis cessation with lead to advancing-time joyous communion. Now-time communion results in irrelevant material realization.”

TA: “I suppose you aren’t all talkative then…”

Automatic Translation End
Recording End

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Sources associated with the Excubitoris Chapter of the Sacred Throne Order report that the the Excubitoris Chapter is still operating their PIE Kameira Program, first established in YC116. While many of the Kameiras are now permanently deployed with Excubitoris Chapter Legions, there is still a significant reserve fulfilling their original mission. With the rise of tensions following the Sarum announcement, PIE has significantly increased the number of Kameiras on rotation at a time.

There are also rumors that PIE has been recruiting a wide variety of specialists in security matters. So far reports include soldiers with covert ops experience and trained intelligence analysts, as well as a wide variety of academic specialists in matters of history, economics, and international relations. As of yet it is unclear what exact role the Excubitoris Chapter plans for these recruits.

Finally, the Chapter has broken ground on the core buildings of a new base on what was until recently House Etranhi territory on Mishi IV. The site chosen is just outside of Ny’Stetoh and consists of empty desert. It is clear that it has been given to the Excubitoris Chapter of the Order of the Sacred Throne as a permanent possession.

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Tensions have been running high in the system of Floseswin, as a controversial treaty amongst Capsuleer forces has seemingly spiraled away from their Original intention. In a move that saw system ownership in the Amarr-Minmatar war zone swap between the two fighting militia forces, Lord Sarum saw fit to begin implementing the new Imperial Edict of Pax e Kilizhi Do by proclaiming a new reclaiming effort in the systems that fall under his domain. The first Planet to be singled out for has been Floseswin IV.

The announcement has caused great concern within the cluster, dividing Amarr capsuleer forces between those seeking greater clarity in the legality of the proclamation and those who openly support it. This further compounds the civil war that the Amarr Militia forces are currently engaging in, a direct result of the aforementioned “Faction Warfare treaty” between signatories and non-signatories. The reaction on the Minmatar side of the conflict on the other hand has more unified in comparison. While Republic authorities have yet to release a formal statement, several officials have expressed deep hostility to the announcements.

Minmatar capusleers were quick to react to the news, setting up a defensive cordon around the planet while evacuation efforts have begun. Several mobile depots were placed in in orbit of the planet on the 19th of this month broadcasting Evacuation locations around the planet, and 42 hours after a large number of personnel have been confirmed to have converge on these coordinates. In surprising twist to this story, these armed personnel appear to be the same group that was identified to be involved in the Aviar IV raid, led by Capsuleer Cain Aloga.

Cain Aloga fled back to the republic in the aftermath of his actions, and rumors suggested that he was engaged in Null sec operations with Matari aligned groups. When reached for comment, Mr. Aloga had this to say:

“The Amarr have stooped to terrorizing innocent civilians, openly flouting Concord interstellar law. While I am prepared to fight off the terrorist forces from the planet, all efforts must be made to protect innocent civilians from the horrors and brutality of their ‘reclaiming’. Evacuation efforts are being undertaken and security personnel have been deployed to maintaining an orderly evacuation from the planet, with safe conduct to Republic space or any other requested location guaranteed. Additional private security forces are in place to ensure successful evacuation operations.”

Mr. Aloga refused to comment on the total number that have been deployed, but eyewitness accounts places each evacuation center with a few hundred, and many more have been spotted patrolling nearby areas.

This is Keni Pava, reporting for Starside news.

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The following broadcast could be heard from an unregistered station 31-MLU in Syndicate:

Mayday mayday mayday!
This is Xutong Station at ZQT-2F9 in 31-MLU. We are under attack. I repeat: We are under attack. Requesting help immediately. We can’t hold them back. Hostile carrier is attacking us.

The broadcast keeps looping for a few minutes before changing to:

Mayday mayday mayday!
This is Xutong Station at ZQT-2F9 in 31-MLU. We are getting boarded. I repeat: We are getting boarded. They are taking over the station. We need help immediately.

The new broadcast loops for an additional few minutes before getting replaced with a more desperate message. The sound of heavy gunfire can be heard in the background.

Please! Someone help us!
Xutong Station is getting boarded. They are showing no mercy. We need help or they will kill us. Please, someone help us. This is Xutong Station at ZQT-2F9 in 31-MLU we are under attack. Please help us. They are kill…. No! Please don’t. Noooooooo!

The sound of a rifle can be heard and the broadcast ends.

Over a half hour of silence passes before a new broadcast is sent.

This is Sister Motsara from SoE rescue ship Bedra sending from Xutong Station. We have recovered a few survivors however a majority of the station crew have been killed. We will take care of the survivors and recover the corpses. If you knew anyone on the station, please contact with us.

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ATTENTION: Recently released government documents confirm [ERROR 315]

TRANSMISSION TERMINATED

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Archavoinet Archive: After Extensive Contract Bidding UPA Appoints New Security Franchise, Declares System of Interest
Over the past month, the Unified Principality of Archavoinet has held its tendering process for bids for a new Security Franchise, after confirming it would not be renewing its contract with Geoffon Security Consortium. The bids were some of the most intense seen for the franchise to date, having surpassed even Geoffon’s original bid into the Security Franchise 15 years ago for its first contract.

The tendering process was officially closed earlier this morning, and the UPA has declared that the franchise will be jointly awarded to Windstalker Security Corp and Purosupekuta Resourcing Auxiliary-Navy, capsuleer run firms both with ties to the United Neopian Federation, an independent faction outside of the Gallente Federation.

The details of the joint franchise and how it will operate are currently sparse, however the changeover coincides with the announcement of the neighbouring unincorporated system of Eugales being declared a System of Interest to the UPA, with documents put forward to the Pegeler District Court to have the claim legally notarized, and registered.

Magra Thea, Archavoinet III, YC121 November 4, Archavoinet Archive

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“Whoa. Whoa, whoa, what?”

“You’re seeing it to, then?”

“Yeah. Sama locked itself down tighter than a bad day in Jita. Nothing in or out.”

“Gates are still up. Local contingent is still reporting in.”

“Navy’s stopped talking to anyone. S-XI-CNW, or S-VIII-CCLS. Shop’s closed. They’ve just shut down everything. Adjacent systems, too. Nobody’s talking.”

“Must not be taking any chances. That’s got to be, what? All his favors burned up? He’s trying too hard to keep us out.”

“Must not just be us if he’s trying this hard. Speaking of which, have we got anything?”

“Just rumors of an agreement, further talk. Not much else, had to grapevine it, and those vines shriveled awfully quickly. I don’t see what they could mean. Bugs got squashed, too. Cracking down.”

“…where’s the mouse?”

“She’s still in XI-CNW. Accident?”

“Coincidence.”

“Right. I’ll keep my ears open, then. But if they’re not accepting visitors…”

“Knock on the sky, listen to the sound. Something will turn up.”

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Rumors have begun circulating both on GalNet resources and via word of mouth in Mikramurka that Tiama Ramijozana, clan chief of Clan Ramijozana, is planning to ask Sebiestor Tribal Chief Acassa Midular, at the upcoming tribal meeting, to present a censure to the Tribal Council regarding the failure of Sanmatar Maleatu Shakor and his Matar Planetary Security to properly secure the Sundsele Six and present them for rightful justice among their peers in the Sebiestor Tribe.

A censure is non-binding and requires no action on the part of the censured parties. It is generally meant as an official rebuke.

The rumors appear to have originated from within Clan Ramijozana itself, specifically with capsuleer and cadet chief Melisma Ramijozana. However, Ms. Ramijozana appears to still be “on vacation”; her whereabouts are unknown and no official statement appears to be forthcoming.

(( https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Censure ))

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News Agencies are reporting that population centers on Floseswin IV have been blanketed with pamphlets in the early hours of the morning.


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“Dozen new transports docked today. A lot of movement on Deck 3.”

“New material?”

“No. I was able to get a peek before I got pushed out. A lot of stuff leaving Hangar 2”

“We really shouldn’t be talking about this.”

“Arn’t you a least bit curious?”

"Look, I am getting a very, very hefty paycheck every week to not ask any questions. I’d like to keep it that way. "

"Whatever man. I’ll figure it out on my own. "

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Ché Biko’s return to Origin has not gone unnoticed by local and some other media, despite a change in appearance.

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Article posted to the Pegeler Inquirer 11.9.YC121

Transtellar Shipping and Material Acquisitions Downscaling Footprint in Pegeler
Archavoinet-In a recent press release, Transtellar Shipping, and Material Acquisitions have announced a downscaling in their activity footprints in the Pegeler district, while this is not expected to majorly affect most memberstates within the district, it is notable that part of the stated actions that will be undertaken is conclusion of Shipping and Astromining Franchise contracts in two systems, Archavoinet, and Frarie.

While Transtellar Shipping has yet to release further specifics and reasons for their downscale and contract conclusions, Material Acquisitions has been more forthcoming, citing diminishing returns on resource extraction, and unfavorable conditions caused by capsuleer pirates interdicting their operations across the district. While they have confirmed that mining operations will continue, it will be in a much reduced state compared to its previous level of muster.

Speculations abound as to who may take over the Shipping and Astromining Franchises once the contracts are concluded by the respective parties, with some looking to FedMart as a strong candidate for claiming both Shipping Franchises in Archavoinet and Frarie.

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