The Battle For Shokwa

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The Battle For Shokwa has begun. Federation controlled party Shokwa Liberals are under attack from the independent Freedom Party of Caerus who recently commenced operations in the system. The outcome of the conflict has yet to be decided, but the Freedom Party undoubtedly have the upper hand. Citizens flocked to the side of the independents almost as soon as they arrived and with the alleged assistance of the mercenary group, the 8th Dragon Squadron, it appears that Shokwa will soon become an independently controlled sector.

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Day 1

Did I make a mistake? In my line of work families are not an attachment I can afford but the kid is the only tie to my real family. Its great that the other Dragons know who I am. I knew I could count on them for their support. Unfazed said it best when he told me that he didn’t give a toss who Stevenson was, he had Flown with me too long to let any past change his views on me.

As for being a parent, I havn’t told him yet I am actually related, he just thinks i’m some guy who saved his life. Is this rebellion normal? As a slave I never had the experience of being a free teenager. I have left him with the household staff while I head out into the void, hopefully by the time I return he will have come to terms with his parents death and we can see where we go from there.

Going to stop for the night get some shut eye before I check out the strange noises comin...

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“How far ahead are they?” asked Colton Quincey.

The CEO of Caerus Systems was seated on an antique leather chair behind an antique oak desk in a room made to resemble an antique office from the 19th century. Ever one to promote style over substance, the Federation advocate reveled in his surroundings. It made him feel presidential. This morning however, he was far from pleased. The light from Caerus spilled into the room causing shadows over everything except the face of his PR agent, Melinda Bayes, the lack of which made her her squint as she sat opposite him. Quincey didn’t close the blinds. He liked to watch her discomfort.

“At the moment CCP have a zero point six lead,” she responded shielding her eyes with a long fingered hand, “Nothing we cant handle. But we need to get campaigning.”

Quincey reached into a drawer and pulled out a cigar and novelty lighter t...

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“Where the hell is Dex?” yelled Ramirez in the FPoC HQ Intelligence room. Geryk Lepinski continued tapping away at his terminal as if he hadn’t heard. “Hey Kimono-boy, you listening?” she asked again.

Lepinksi sighed dramatically and spun around in his chair.

“He left two days ago with no explanation as to why or where he was going. Probably having another one of his ‘episodes’. You know him as well as I do, or better, as the case may be.” he smirked.

Ramirez scowled at him and threw up her hands in resignation. The relationship between her and the leader of the Freedom Party was no secret to members of the group but Ramirez didn’t like to talk about it. She rapidly changed the subject. “Are you aware of how much local support we have lost in Caerus recently? Our agents in Shokwa are performing well but the Comms Partners are rapidly gaining popularity...

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