Person of Interest: Cur8

Humanity is finally moving on from the bare struggle for survival, into an era where hope can once more resurface. However, there is still much work to be done, and so we look to individuals who may prove to be key players in improving our future! Last time we focused on the righteous Captain Vollmer, a person of convictions and actions, and now we’re happy to present another candidate – the likeable android Cur8.

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Galactic Destinations: House of Congo

Last tenspan we gave you an introduction to Sirius, but what does each station have to offer? Let’s start by zooming into Sirius’ self-proclaimed “most welcoming station”, House of Congo! Many of the locals consider it their real home, having escaped the Consortium’s Orwellian eye or Gaule’s militaristic tendencies to live somewhere they can truly be themselves. But what does that mean for the people who reside here? Let’s find out!Continue reading "Galactic Destinations: House of Congo"

Galactic Destinations: The Sirius System

The Sirius System, these cycles, is anything but a serious place! This entire quadrant, whilst once a Consortium owned research and mining-centric part of the galaxy, quickly fell to Freebooter rule in the early cycles after the Catastrophe. The word, ‘fell’ is however, perhaps, incorrect in this case as the shift in administration, and I use the term in its loosest possible sense, was very much welcomed by most of the surviving population.
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Person of Interest: Captain Vollmer

These are interesting times we exist in indeed! Finally, after hundreds of cycles after a near extinction event that, to this day, has left our civilization with a galactic sized mystery and source of insecurity as a species, we are now in a place to begin asking questions. A think tank has been created and freelancers evaluated for field research.

Yet for every step forward, for every new clue uncovered, we meet resistance, even hostility. To that end, we must draw others to the cause, making allies and friends. And, if scientific protocol is to be observed, these persons of interest must be meticulously cataloged! Today it is my distinct pleasure to start the process off with the honorable Captain Vollmer.

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Galactic Destinations: Bordeaux

“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” Ancient Terran Text

This tenspan, Galactic Destinations brings you to Bordeaux Station, a culture and society with a uniquely colorful recent history, and potentially an explosive future! We interviewed a local historian to get the inside scoop!

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Galactic Destinations: YZ Ceti Jump Gate

Welcome, loyal listeners, to another exciting edition of Galactic Destinations. This time we head to YZ Ceti’s Jump Gate and, Stars, have we got a scoop for you! This station is the entry point into what is colloquially known as the ‘Iron Quad’ system. This quartet of stations is high on security and extremely…

…Unauthorised transmission intercepted: Initializing protocol “Dropping Eaves.” Standby for confirmation of illegal activity…

…then feel free to listen on! 

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Productive Reclamation Day!

When the world is reborn, when all that we knew is claimed by fire and darkness, its citizens are left struggling to find the light. It is difficult to start anew, to evolve and adapt, without knowing what we have left behind. One needs to reclaim their past before they can leave it behind. Reclamation Day is designed as a day of rebirth. Reclaim, recycle, reforge your narrative!

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The QED

“Love those who seek the truth; beware of those who find it.”
Marcel Proust (attributed).

Recent reports indicate that a secretive new branch of Benevolent Dynamics has begun researching the events surrounding and attributed to the Catastrophe. Read on below for a full brief.

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Wishing you a Festive Emberfest!

Networks fell, power dwindled,
Darkness settled, terror kindled.
Together we huddle, our spirits wont lift,
Out in the Black, abandoned we drift.

 

The engines are silent, silence that smothers.
Most colors are gone, Black ate all the others.
System readings in red, hope airlocked to Black,
We sent it away… but something came back!

 

Out of the Black, the stars advanced,
Out of the Black, little lights danced.
From heart to heart, light remembers, darkness flees and fear dwindles.
From hearth to hearth, we spread the embers, joined together, life rekindles.

 

Poem found scrawled on the wall of an abandoned house in the Red Zones of Tau Station.

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