Rumors! Gossip! Tabloids!

That was some special edition Quafe. Normal Quafe is made of garbage and hazardous waste. Anyway, not really the type of gossip this thread is primarily meant for.

There have been some murmurs in Matari bureaucratic circles over a pair of documents regarding adoption and citizenship for a former Caldari scientist.

The pair of documents include a request for recognition of clan adoption filed with the Sebestior Tribe and a recommendation for Republic citizenship sent to the Tribal Council, both of which were submitted by Tiama Ramijozana, chief of the Ramijanawa clan in Mikramurka, Matar. They were filed on behalf of Shorai Aikyoraan, the last in a long line of Ishukone R&D scientists, although his specific standing within the State is unclear.

Both documents reference a November YC120 incident wherein, according to Ramijozana, Aikyoraan’s quick thinking helped to save several clan members from a mountain leopard attack. The clan chief also references Aikyoraan’s work within Corovid Industries, the clan’s manufacturing outfit. Corovid Industries is reportedly assisting rebel forces in the ongoing Thebaka conflict.

Once highly regarded for its development of space-ready equipment during the first Matari space age, Corovid Industries has struggled to recover and regain relevance in recent times. It was reestablished as an interstellar corporation in late YC120 by Melisma Ramijozana, the current chair of the company. Aikyoraan is listed as the company’s chief operations officer.

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Rumors have started to circulate about strange outside involvement after one Vindicator class battleship and two Vigilant class cruisers escorting an Occator class DST docked and had group of armed individuals unloaded strange and sealed cargo at the Sorn Interstellar Industries (S-II) humanitarian center in Thebeka.


Maira Sorn Blackfire CEO of S-II have refused to comments on the situation. But COO Aiko Nekorajin have given the statement that nothing illegal or harmful to the conflict in Thebeka was in those crates.

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Published in the Gallente tabloid “See and Hear” magazine on YC121-01-10.

Miss Federation goes big in real estate?

Catherine Gillot - Miss Federation YC120 - has been doing UNUSUAL business on Hueromont the last month. First bought the castle d’Ars, on the edge of Old Hueromont and now there’s rumors she’s started a half-a-BILLION ISK fund for the development in Ars.

There is a video interview with Catherine, she’s obviously caught by surprise on a street somewhere by the reporter

Reporter: We heard that you’re investing half a billion into the development of Ars?
Catherine: Um… I won’t confirm or deny that.
Reporter: But you did buy the feudal barony of Ars?
Catherine: I can’t really deny that one either, can I?
Reporter: Why did you buy it?
Catherine: I don’t know, it felt kinda cool thing to do. You know how it is? Tease the Amarrians and their serious business. Also it’s a nice place, and the previous owner was a bit of a douche so it’s nice to be able to clear some stuff up.
Reporter: Who was the previous owner?
Catherine: No idea, but he had a lot of unpaid tax debt that I had to pay off that he never told me about. I don’t mind paying, but it would have been nice if he told me about it.
Reporter: You used to be the target of two lawsuits in Ars? They suddenly disappeared why?
Catherine: Those? Yeah, they were kinda the fault of the previous owner’s debts. I think it’s resolved now, everyone involved have been lovely throughout the process. Extra shoutout to the Hueromont Heritage Railway Society for lending me their house. Real peach.
Reporter: Do you like trains?
Catherine: I don’t want to lie, and I don’t want to tell the truth.
Reporter: What do you mean?
Catherine: I don’t know.
Reporter: You don’t know what you mean?
Catherine: I think this interview is over.

The video ends with a picture of the castle in Ars, it looks quite ruined. There’s a pretty nice waterfall in the background. Superimposed is Catherine in full Miss Federation outfit. There’s some sponsored links to various beauty products and other articles.

We did some more investigation, but the locals seemed very angry and refused to answer any questions. We’ll keep looking into this mystery and figure out what Miss Federation is up to!

Video loop of local resident trying to close the door as the reporter tries to interview them, a shoe in the door to prevent it closing, if you enable the sound the resident yells “I don’t speak to class traitors!” on repeat.

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Ars? Really?

New Hueromont City Hall – Main Conference Hall – 13-01-YC121

Mizhir Devara steps up on the podium. Additionally on the stage are Catherine Gillot, representatives from The City of New Hueromont, as well as personnel from Devara Biotech.

Ladies and Gentlemen. Citizens of Hueromont. Many of you may have been wondering what has been going on with the new island just outside New Hueromont Harbour.

A large hologram shows a live feed from the construction of an artificial island.

But today, you will have to wonder no more, as it is my great honour to announce the New Texel Biomedical Research Centre.

The hologram switches to showing an animation of the research centre.


Mizhir remains silent for a moment to let the audience study the image. The hall is filled with applause. As the hall calms down again, Mizhir continues:

When my beloved Catherine…

Mizhir turns her look at Catherine and sends her a smile, and then returns her attention to her crowd:

…When Catherine brought me to Hueromont, I quickly fell in love with the city. It became my second home in no time, but as a capsuleer and the owner of Devara Biotech, it has been hard for me to find the time to spend in this wonderful city. This sparked an idea: Why not build a research centre here?

Hueromont is a city that combines the history and culture of Old Hueromont with the modern Gallente society of New Hueromont, both being beacons of our Federation’s core values. It is thereby a great honour for me to be a part of this city, and I am thrilled that with this project, we will develop Hueromont into an academic leader as some of the most cutting-edge biomedical research will take place right over there!

Mizhir points in the direction of the harbour. The hall is once against filled with applause.

And when I say cutting-edge, biomedical research, I mean it! The Devara Biotech Centre of Xenobiology will be moved to New Texel. So Hueromont will be the place in the Federation when it comes to Drifter Physiology Research.

The audience applauds even louder this time, and Mizhir basks in the positive attention. The hologram shows several images from various Drifter Research projects. Including an image from the original Drifter Autopsy

The centre also serves another purpose. In addition to the research facility, we will also build an Entertainment & Education centre in New Hueromont city. The purpose will be to promote science, especially biomedicine, to the next generations. I want to help grow the curiosity of the children of the New Hueromont so they will become the next great scientists.

The hologram shows animations of the Entertainment & Education centre. The audience applauds.

I will now pass the word to Dr. Camina, who will lead the New Texel project. She will tell you more about what the project will bring.

Mizhir bows and steps off the podium. The audience applauds, and one of the Devara Biotech representatives steps up and talks more about the project. Afterwards, representatives from the City of New Hueromont talk about what the project means for the city.

((Art credit: https://www.artstation.com/artwork/l498O))

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The view is absolutely stunning, Mizhir. Whatever you pay your architect, it’s not enough.

BTW, New Eden Enquirer published an article on this research centre which alleges that some of its scientists formerly worked in Sansha’s Nation on advanced ways of mind control. This kind of raises a question about the real goals of the centre’s research.

Excerpt from the “latest gossip” -GalNet feed of “The Coop!”, a capsuleer focused tabloid:

1601121_19.44.09: Independent capsuleer Athryn Noduri, better known by her callsign Teinyhr, has reportedly visited Boundless Creations’ headquarters in Hagilur in person. The nature of her visit is unknown at this time, though members of her security escort were seen to be carrying a pair of hardened, high-security briefcases. Her Astero -class frigate arrived late last night, universal time, and has been docked for 22 hours.

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Bits of an article from a GalNet industrial news network

170121-21:54:51: Now a week after the strange delivery of sealed cargo at the S-II humanitarian center In Thebeka fifty-six hangar workers how been quarantine after a strange gas started to leak out from the sealed crates. station medical personal insures that the effects of the strange gas don’t match the effect of the drug deathblow that has ravaged the system. The current state of the victims are unknown

Armed security force onboard the station removed the crate and is said to have disposed of the gas, even though operation logs don’t show them listed as station personnel, Security chef Sitaara Hai had this to say:
“The response force that was responsible for the removed and cleaning of the hangar is not of S-II personal, but of the CEO’s own private force acting outside of S-II interest. We are still trying to find out where this cargo came from and what it contained. We have currently three people in question but given the hallucinogenic properties of the gas, it has been hard to get a clear answer out of them. so far the only lead we have is a messy hand drawing from one of the victims, depicting two squares split down the middle by an S”

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New Hueromont Tribune (YC121-01-26)

Ars Investment Group buys Brandy house Henry & Sons

After a series of agricultural investments in west Hueromont last week, Ars Investment Group today announced the acquisition of historical Brandy house Henry & Sons.

Ars Investment Group is rumored to be owned by Catherine Gillot, but the company did not immediately respond to requests for comments.

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Placid Tribune

Foreign Entity Lodges Salvage Rights Claim in Pegeler, Josmaert, and Unour
This past weekend, a formal claim of Salvage Rights to multiple derelict station ruins in the constellations of Joesmaert, Pegeler, and Unour was placed in the district courts of each aforementioned jurisdiction by the United Neopian Federation, a neutral foreign governmental entity to the Gallente Federation. So far, one claim, for the abandoned minmatar station ruin off of the Eugales gate in Archavoinet has recieved uncontested recognition, and remaining claims in Unour and Josmaert continue to undergo processing, with one claim in the system of Algasienan being contested on a temporary basis by local representatives of the Federation Navy for a military station ruin.

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Published in the Orvolle Observer on 09.03.121

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Published in the Gallente tabloid “See and Hear” magazine on 11.03.121.

[[Art credit: On The Streets, Jose Borges]]

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12.03.121
On the frontpage of one of the Caldari newspapers, the “Caldari Naaru Tribune” there is in one corner a picture of a burning forest under the headline

“Capsuleer attacks Caldari security forces”

At noon on 11.03.121 a recon group from the planetary security forces of Matias (New Caldari) was securing a package from a ship in low orbit that had crashed due to engine problems.

They had just started to remove the package when a Stratios-class cruiser intervened. The forces on the ground had no chance to react when the Stratios opened fire and killed several members of the recon team before seizing the package with one of its drones.

“We didn’t have a chance,” one of the surviving soldiers stated when interviewed in the aftermath. “The ship just came out of nowhere and was firing as soon as it was in range. One of our transport ships just disintegrated.”

Ships in orbit that were called in tried to follow the Stratios when it left Matias’ atmosphere but it managed to warp away before they came within disruption range. The Stratios had disabled its transponder but we know it headed towards Amarr space a spokesperson informs us.

Investigation is continuing.

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A short article published on “The Pegeler Heat”, a lowbrow Gallente tabloid site focused on happenings with Capsuleers and ‘Celebrities’ in the Pegeler Constellation, on 17.03.121

Neopian Capsuleer Lauralite Delilah Anne Brezia Sighted In Revealing Swimwear, Extensive Tramp Stamp On Display
Early this morning, the somewhat noted and evocative Neopian Capsuleer and Diplomat, Lauralite Brezia, was seen at an enclosed public recreational swimming facility in one of the residential districts at the Masariin Gazaar arcology complex on Eugales VI, sporting rather revealing swimwear bordering on the indecent!
One of our investigative journalists tried to follow and capture images of the salaciously clad egger, but was unable to get a clear shot of her despite the sparse appointment of the area.
A slightly blurred image of Lauralite’s back, with her in the water, is displayed, clearly taken from a far distance, the image barely catches the glint of water shimmering on her cybernetics in the artificial light
Despite the poor quality of images, we were able to catch what appears to be a rather large and never before seen Tramp Stamp reaching from her lower to mid-back, and disappearing under the lower piece of her swimsuit in the other direction! Clearly Ms. Brezia is a woman with some secrets left to reveal!
We here at the Pegeler Heat will continue to work on getting more detailed images of this saucy new aspect of the foreign beauty!

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The following article is published by the ”Helium-4 Monthly” magazine.

The last few weeks have seen reports from a growing number of FTL networks about instability in long distance holographic projection. Some connections have been dropped entirely. More frequently, minor package losses have led to video flutter and audio static during transmission. There have been no reports of equivalent issues with conventional video, audio and text transmissions.

CONCORD’s Communications Relay Commission is rumoured to be in investigating what might be causing this interference but has refused to comment publicly to confirm this or to speculate on whether the issue is down to infrastructure or some external influence. Your correspondent notes that these problems started after the takeover of billboards at stargates by Triglavian broadcasts. However, there is currently no evidence connecting the two events.

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Gateway Called Back By OCP
Origin Observer
121.04.01

The Alexylva Paradox Gateway Ché Biko has been called back by the Origin Child Protection. Allegedly he used his position as Coordinator to pressure an OCP team to withdraw certain measures they wanted to take in order to ensure the safety of a child in a family under OCP supervision. When the OCP management learned about this, they took the case under their supervision to ensure any measures necessary for the safety of the child will be taken. Additionally, due to Biko’s involvement in the incident that caused the family to be placed under supervision of the OCP, Biko is not allowed to have any contact with the child until further investigation is concluded.

The last couple of months Biko has all but disappeared from the public eye, and even appears to have taken measures to avoid being recognized when out in the public, disguising himself with a cap and sunglasses and shaving off his beard. When the Origin Observer contacted him a few days ago for a birthday interview he declined to give one, but he was willing to answer some questions about the OCP today.
When asked for his comments he replied “The child is my godson, his mother is my best friend. […] I feel like it is not fair to say I abused my position as Coordinator, though I’m not denying that it may have helped in the OCP team trusting me when I personally guaranteed that things would still be safe if they did not take certain measures. […] I thought some of the measures they were taking or about to take were heavy handed, impulsive and defeating the purpose. I also thought the mother of the child was being treated unfairly, and I noticed some OCP employees were not completely honest about some things.

Biko declined to comment on (his involvement in) the incident that led to the family being placed under OCP supervision.

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A sample from Heritage, a local Mikramurka coast clan gossip tabloid.

Rhiannon Heir Lost in Space - again?

Rhiannon clan current heir, Aeron Shaninn, is apparently spending his diversion years increasingly not just out of Matar, but out of human space altogether. The Young Chief, who already caused a minor scandal by announcing his intent to become a capsuleer pilot, has recently graduated as one, and joined his clan-mother Elsebeth Shaninn in the capsuleer organization Electus Matari.

Heritage has it from a reliable source close to the family that the young man spends little time in his mother’s company, having taken instead into what the eggers term “daytripping”, a dangerous pastime of traversing through wormholes into uncharted space. To do this, some reports say, he has joined a predominantly Thukker circle specialising in wormhole exploration, though his official credentials still list him as a member of SoE Roughriders, Elsebeth’s circle of capsuleers.

If these reports are true, Aeron “Morningstar”, as he now titles himself, could be the third generation of Shaninn-spirited Rhiannon heirs lost into space. Elsebeth herself ceded the claim to the clan to pursue her career in space when her son came of age and was confirmed in his Voluval to carry the Keeper of Traditions mark, which the Rhiannon traditionally associate with their leadership. Her mother, in turn, died in unclear circumstances just before Elsebeth’s own Voluval, on a space station in the Atgur solar system.

Sources close to Shaninn family in the clan have questioned the policy of trying to keep the clan leadership inside the ‘core line’, as Shaninn themselves like to call it, at all costs. “It is traditional, but after the third generation, is it not becoming quite traditional for them to just give it up?” commented a member of the Sarinde clan to Heritage. (Sarinde, specialising in security, have a generatations-old, usually quite steady and uncomplicated, alliance with Rhiannon.)

Heritage was, as usual, unable to reach a representative of the Rhiannon clan to comment these news.

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Published on “The Pegeler Heat” GalNet Tabloid site on 23.4.121

Neopian Capsuleer Lewds Leaked!
Recently, The Pegeler Heat was contacted by an anonymous source claiming to have access to compromising photos and holo-recordings of the Neopian Capsuleer, Lauralite Delilah Anne Brezia. After a brief period of vetting to prove these images were not clever and complex manipulations as are quite common on the GalNet these days, we can conclusively say that these images are legitimate, and we’ve compiled them into a spread for your viewing pleasure!
Included is a link to the spread, marked with a clear warning about explicit content, following the link, one would find a series of holo-images of the aforementioned Capsuleer, many of them seeming to be images taken in private, by a professional photographer, most having a watermark for one EBK Studios, a small, privately owned development company supposedly based in Iges

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Lewd.