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Apocalypse Winners To Give Ship Back To Amarr Empire

By Svarthol

The Ionstar corporation, last week’s winners of the BIG Lottery’s Imperial Apocalypse, today announced their intention to release the “Impoc,” as it has become colloquially known, into the hands of the Amarr Navy. According to a source inside the corporation, Ionstar’s board of directors is “well aware that the Empire wants it back badly.

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Blood Raiders to start collecting Jovian body parts en masse

By Svarthol

Sources within the Blood Raider Covenant have revealed that their leader, Omir Sarikusa, has commanded his followers to start collecting Jovian body parts, making it their primary priority. CONCORD has put their forces close to Blood Raider space on high alert, as they expect escalation in raiding activity into empire space.

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Moratorium lifted – Jovian buy-back proceedings initiated

By Svarthol

The SCC today announced that last week’s moratorium on the sale of Jovian body parts on the SCC markets has been lifted. The empires have placed buy orders on the markets through trade commissioners, who will be overseeing the re-purchase of the body parts. For the Amarr, Commissioner Cedus Marakez, stationed in the Theology Council Tribunal at Moon 2 of Amarr VI, in the Amarr system.

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Empires compete to collect Baniya - winner gains favor of Jove

By Svarthol

Tunai Moran, CONCORD’s Jovian representative, stated today that to further encourage the collection of Misu Baniya, the parties that assist the Empires in this undertaking would get limited blueprints of prototype cloaking technology. The technology being developed with Jove assistance at CONCORD is rumoured to originate from Crielere labs. He further stated that "...

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BIG Apocalypse’s Origin Unveiled

By Svarthol

Speculation has run rampant these past few weeks as to the origin of the Imperial Apocalypse-class battleship given away by the BIG Corporation in their bi-weekly lottery drawing yesterday. Today, for the first time, reliable information on the matter has finally come to light. According to sources inside House Kor-Azor, the vessel was originally owned by none other than Imperial Heir and renowned bad boy Articio Kor-Azor.

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SCC Announces Date For Commencement of Jovian Part Trade

By Svarthol

SCC spokesmen today released a statement explaining that the moratorium placed on the upcoming Jovian body part trade has been extended until Wednesday of next week. According to the statement, issued on behalf of Commission CFO Rayla Netho, the setting of the new date is due to the “logistical problems inherent in an undertaking of this size.

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Black Market Trading in Misu Baniya On The Rise.

By Svarthol

Black market trading in the remains of the Jovian ambassador Misu Baniya has reached record highs with prices going as far up as 4 million ISK per genuine part. The air of mystery that surrounds the Jove is to blame for this black market trading, say Concord officials. "Many people see the Joves as, somehow, superhuman.

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SCC delays Jovian body part trade

By Svarthol

According to spokesmen from the Secure Commerce Commission, an emergency moratorium has been placed on the four empires’ upcoming initiative to buy back Misu Baniya’s body parts on the market. The moratorium, SCC officials say, is due to the “massive effect these transactions will have on the galactic economy.

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Amarr Make Legal Push For Prize Battleship

By Svarthol

As reported in today’s Federation Tribune, a delegation from the Amarr Imperial Chancellor’s office arrived in Algogille yesterday to meet with officials from the Federal Administration, apparently in hopes of discussing the legal applicability of the will registering an Amarrian battleship to late reel star Gloria Monterneux’s estate. The ship, an Imperial-issue Apocalypse, one of the most dangerous war vessels currently in existence, was subsequently inherited by Ms.

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Empires to enter a bidding war for Jovian body parts

By Svarthol

With confirmation from the Jovian government that they will indeed try to collect as many parts of the unfortunate liaison Misu Banyia in order to revive him, the four empires are poised to enter a bidding war over who can collect the most parts. Starting tomorrow, the empires will start buying back selective body parts on the market.

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Imperial Space-Lanes Plagued by Rise in Piracy

By Svarthol

In recent days, Concord conflict-nets have logged a sharp increase of disturbing distress calls in the depths of what has until recently been viewed as the most highly secured sectors of Eve. Merchant vessels and corporate military patrols alike are heard pleading briefly for all assistance before being cut short by the telltale static of electronic jamming – these unfortunate vessels are usually never found or heard from again.

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Veniel Incident Sparks Naval Budget Debate

By Svarthol

The Caldari State Chief Executive Panel has been in renewed and heated debate over the naval budget. The Kaalakiota and Lai Dai corporations have proposed an emergency increase in the budget in the aftermath of the Veniel incident. Ishukone and Hyasyoda corporations have voiced their opposition while the remaining corporations have yet to make their stances known. Haatakan Oiritsuu, CEO of Kaalakiota, formulated this new proposal, saying, "The unfortunate incident in New Caldari only illustrates...

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Change to downtime today Thursday the 13th

By Svarthol

We are forced to change the extended downtime today, due to problems with our new power supplies, moving it to 18:00-20:00 GMT in addition to regular downtime from 11:00-12:00. We sincerely apologize for this.

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Troubled Times For Fledgling Republic

By Svarthol

Sebiestor tribal head Karin Midular at a press conference yesterday expressed disapproval on the Republic’s behalf towards the People’s Republic of Minmatar, an alliance of paramilitary groups which last Wednesday officially seceded from the Republic, proclaiming independence under a new constitution and claiming the constellation of Tartatven in the Molden Heath region as their sovereign territory. Claiming “disappointment at the impertinence displayed by our brethren,” Midular then went on to ...

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BIG Corporation Announces Imperial Apocalypse Giveaway

By Svarthol

In a surprising turn of events, the well-known BIG Corporation have announced that their bi-weekly lottery, long a staple in the EVE cluster, will be giving away an Imperial Apocalypse battleship as the main prize in the drawing of May 24th. The Imperial Apocalypse, long known to represent the pinnacle of Amarrian starship engineering, was reportedly donated to the corporation by Gallente holoreel actress Martina Monterneux.

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Empires To Help Collect Jovian Body Parts?

By Svarthol

Since last week’s fateful accident involving Jovian Extra-Racial Liaison Misu Banyia, the four empires have each sent messages expressing their condolences to the Jove Empire. Additionally, Chief Executive Panel spokesman Kuuvar Mesarnur yesterday released a statement wherein the Caldari State expresses regret at the killing of unofficial Jovian spokesman Veniel in New Caldari last Friday -- an incident attributable to the tremendous population in the system at the time, which caused decreased r...

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Doriam decides to move Tal-Romon cathedral to Amarr Prime

By Svarthol

Amarr Emperor Doriam II has stunned his people by declaring that the notorious Tal-Romon Cathedral on Eclipticum will be dismantled piece by piece and moved to Amarr Prime, there to be reconstructed on a holy ground on the Amarr continent itself. While the shock of Doriam’s decision to seize the cathedral from its rightful owner, the heir Catiz Tash-Murkon, is still reverberating through the upper echelons of Amarr society these latest news are bound to stir things up even further. Experts on Am...

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