Community goals

Allied Initiative for Witch Head Expansion
11 Jul 3305

Mizar [Judson Station]
Deliver Palladium, Superconductors and Insulating Membrane
Imperial Initiative for Witch Head Expansion
11 Jul 3305

Kaiakul [Barlowe Station]
Deliver Palladium, Superconductors and Insulating Membrane
Federal Initiative for Witch Head Expansion
11 Jul 3305

Eir [Weyl Station]
Deliver Palladium, Superconductors and Insulating Membrane


Aisling D. / today
Princess Aisling Duval meets Hera Tani

A few weeks ago, a women named Hera Tani from Kuwemaki wrote me a messager she would like to visit me to improve my ships power systems. We agreed to visit us and I heard she loves Kamitra Cigars. I ordered a couple of these as reward for her work and started my FSD for this 200 LY travel. Some jumps...

Korz / today

I take my seat in my Vulter the "Tempest" and have Astra run though the system checks. Taking her out for some dedicated bounty hunting just one system away. I am in a serious state of mind, though you wouldn't know that if you didn't know me well. I sip my coffee as the checks are completed...

AustralianChaos / today
AustralianChaos' Beagle Voyage, Log 11

July 16, 3305 Day: 65 Distance from Beagle Point: 547.52ly Distance to Kunti: 65,653.52ly Well it has been a tense, interesting, and thoroughly odd couple of days, culminating in what will probably be one of the greatest feats of deep space exploration I will likely ever accomplish, as I pushed...

Yumasai / yesterday
CMDR Yumasai's Captain's Log #6: New Fighters & Anti-Pirate Duties

Just got back to the bridge, as my Bridge Officer told me that after evaluations from earlier conflicts, the XG8 Javelin Guardian Starfighter was not performing to desired standards, often missing it's mark and instead hitting neutrals or even friendlies. I asked him what the reason was why I was so...

Zinnsei / yesterday
I don't believe in ghosts - Part 5

The Janus Protocol Commander's Personal Log, 27 APR 3305. I felt my hand let go of the grate and rocketed towards the empty maw of the cargo hatch. Napoleon was gone. He had been standing right next to the cargo hatch as if he was simply watching the action transpire. I was grasping desperately...
Update at Fort Klarix
The Beacon held a Key?
CMDRs Log 13.0
X Harlon Nayl X
The Dark
Gwydion Five
Ship's Cat at the Helm
The Clumsy Doctor
And then she's deadly
A New Dawn
The Clumsy Doctor
14 Jul 3305
Trust Me, I Am An Engineer
14 Jul 3305
The Viper Pit Tournament
14 Jul 3305
En el valle inquietante
14 Jul 3305
Well That Was Embarassing....

Galnet news

14 Jul 3305
Week in Review

Here are this week’s main stories.

Aegis Research has announced that the Witch Head Nebula is a viable alternative source of meta-alloys. Professor Alba Tesreau confirmed that the survey data provided by the galactic community allowed her team to identify this area as a prime source of Thargoid barnacle sites. The Alliance, Empire and Federation have all initiated plans to establish a presence in the area.

The Thargoids have withdrawn from human-occupied space. Multiple sources have corroborated reports that Thargoid craft have disappeared from almost all systems, with only Maia and Merope as exceptions. Speculation continues as to the reason for this development.

In other news, Jan Sandoval has provided proof that the Red Family cartel she co-founded intends to begin circulation of a new, highly addictive narcotic. The substance poses such a danger to Federal space that Sandoval felt compelled to seek the assistance of the Federal Intelligence Agency to prevent its distribution.

And finally, the Imperial Internal Security Service has stepped in to detain the forcibly emancipated slaves running riot in Port Isabelle. Members of the anti-slavery group Autonomy have also been arrested for initiating the turmoil, including ringleader Garrett Kline.

And those are the main stories this week.

13 Jul 3305
IISS Detains Former Imperial Slaves

The Imperial Internal Security Service has moved to apprehend the Imperial slaves who were forcibly emancipated on Eotienses A 3.

Captain Madoc Evander made this announcement:

“An IISS taskforce was despatched to Port Isabelle to address the civil disorder arising from the release of 4,000 Imperial slaves, freed without financial support or recognised status. The troops successfully located all the liberated individuals and detained them in temporary holding areas.”

“We have also arrested members of the radical group Autonomy for their role in this situation. Their spokesperson, Garrett Kline, has been charged with manslaughter, having crushed several rioting ex-slaves with his ship while attempting to escape the area.”

“I’m pleased to report that any damage caused within the city is under repair, and disrupted services are resuming. As yet we are uncertain how to process the emancipated, but discussions with Port Isabelle authorities and other parties are underway.”

11 Jul 3305
Alternative Source of Meta-Alloys Identified

The Witch Head Nebula has been confirmed as a primary source of meta-alloys, following an initiative hosted by Aegis Research. The news has triggered efforts to swiftly establish a human presence in the area.

Aegis Research released this statement from Professor Alba Tesreau:

"Having analysed large amounts of exploration data, graciously provided by the galactic community, we can confirm that the Witch Head Nebula contains enough barnacle sites to meet the demand for meta-alloys. I am confident that these sites will offer a suitable alternative to the exhausted barnacles in the Pleiades Nebula."

The Alliance, Empire and Federation have already dispatched advance teams to the region. Each superpower has asked the galactic community to support its respective initiative and help them establish megaships and Ocellus starports in the nebula.

With the Pleiades sources of meta-alloys now almost completely depleted, independent traders will play a key role in ensuring that this vital commodity remains available to humanity.

Pilots seeking to participate in any of the three initiatives will be able to find further information on the nearest mission board.

11 Jul 3305
Thargoids Withdraw from Core Systems

Reports indicate that the Thargoids have abruptly withdrawn from the majority of human-occupied space.

Admiral Aden Tanner, chief military liaison for Aegis, announced:

“Multiple reliable sources have reported a mass departure of Thargoid craft. Their forces vanished from dozens of locations within hours of each other. Only the Maia and Merope systems are still reporting Thargoid activity.”

“Our theory is that the Thargoids have retreated due to our defence operations depleting their numbers. Then again, they may simply be reconsidering their strategy. Either way, Aegis will continue to monitor the situation.”

In response, Professor Ishmael Palin of the Palin Research Centre offered words of warning:

“Celebrating any kind of victory over the Thargoids would be premature. We have no proof that their withdrawal was a result of human activity, and this action is at odds with their highly territorial nature. Nevertheless, this is still a significant – if mysterious – development.”

Schmidt Enterprise
16 Jul 2019


Cyril M. Kornbluth

Related stations: Kornbluth Orbital (Ngbato), Kornbluth Port (LHS 391), Kornbluth Point (Vocovii), Kornbluth Depot (Ikenga), Kornbluth Prospect (17 Theta Sagittae), Kornbluth Installation (LTT 15225), Kornbluth Orbital (Ac Yama), Kornbluth Gateway (Bilfrost), Kornbluth Hangar (Chakmo), Kornbluth Horizons (Konburus)

Cyril M. Kornbluth (July 2, 1923 – March 21, 1958) was an American science fiction author and a notable member of the Futurians. He used a variety of pen-names, including Cecil Corwin, S. D. Gottesman, Edward J. Bellin, Kenneth Falconer, Walter C. Davies, Simon Eisner, Jordan Park, Arthur Cooke, Paul Dennis Lavond and Scott Mariner. The "M" in Kornbluth's name may have been in tribute to his wife, Mary Byers; Kornbluth's colleague and collaborator Frederik Pohl confirmed Kornbluth's lack of any actual middle name in at least one interview.

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