The Solitude Sentinel, YC 123/2/7
Aenebra, Blood Raiders Forces Driven to Aridia After Latest Massacre by the Intaki Death Cult on Agaullores Deadspace Complex
Agaullores, Elerelle District
After weeks of fighting had forced the Intaki death cult known as the Aenebra further west towards the edge of Solitude, the hopes among Federal forces that the Aenebra could be funneled back in to the Syndicate via Faurulle were dashed when the enemy forces regrouped in the Agaullores system, on the border with Imperial space in Aridia. While attacks that the cult had made against the Blood Raiders that infest the space around Aridia and Genesis had caused their forces to appear in Solitude for a brief moment, Federal forces have confirmed that their attention seemed to be focused on the opposing cult, and that there were no reported Federation citizens that had come under attack by the Blood Raiders.
Pictured: The Agaullores III Miner’s Complex. The Aenebra Cult is believed to have murdered an estimated 300 Federal citizens, the majority of which were discovered in the “Pit” module. A Mammoth-class industrial is pictured aiding in the transport of survivors to the Material Acquisition station in the system. It is currently unknown as to when those residing at the complex will be allowed to return.
Unfortunately, the same could not be said of the Aenebra, as following multiple raids on what seemed to be under-staffed Aenebra bases in the system, in what seemed to be a final strike before ultimately being driven for the most part from the region, the cultists raided another deadspace complex intended for the various miners in the region. Bystanders who were situated on the other modules in the complex witnessed Serpentis-liveried ships warp in to the complex and make short work of the frigates and destroyers patrolling the complex.
“I saw it all from the next mod over,” one miner reported to the Sentinel. “An Exequor touched down on the cargo rig, and dozens and dozens of people poured out of this ship and rushed towards the Pit. Since it’s big and open and all, unlike the others in the complex, it couldn’t have been hard for them to find the people in there.”
Eventually, a capsuleer-piloted Gila belonging to the Mobrault Security Consultants arrived at the complex to engage the cultists. While many of the smaller ships escaped, wrecks including those that were apparently from a squadron of Brutixes, as well as the aforementioned Exequor were present at the site. MBSC confirmed in a statement that they had responded to the Aenebra forces at the complex, but no further comments were given by the organization.
“It is our estimation that the majority of Aenebra forces have been ousted from Solitude,” commented Federal Intelligence liasion Boinget Fettere in a separate statement offered from the FIO. “Citizens of Solitude, especially in the Elerelle district have no need to fear any large scale coordinated attacks from the Aenebra, although standard levels of caution with regards to operating within low-security space are still encouraged.”
While it could not be officially confirmed where the Aenebra are currently operating, statements from travelers along the Anama Pipeline towards Solitude have continued to witness battles between Blood Raider and Serpentis vessels waged on stargates throughout the area.
“I’d never seen anything like it,” a trader bound for Yvaeroure remarked to the Sentinel.
“I’ve heard stories of pirates attacking vessels like mine. Everyone has. But to witness them fighting each other like that is something new to me… and slightly reassuring that they’re not targeting me, I suppose.”