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    Spoiler: House Sansone
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    Dear Duke Stephano Sansone,

    I will consider a military envoy for a later time, for obvious reasons.

    From your presented candidates, I choose Count Menard Lacross of the Grey Order to be entitled Duke of Birqu and lead House Lacross to rule the Birqu Duchy.

    I find your amendments agreeable and have adapted the treaty to take into account the chosen candidate, as well as made a small amendment of my own in exchange, which you should not find unreasonable.

    All that remains is to sign the treaty. I will meet you in Gade.

    Yours sincerely,
    Duke Nabuna Zaqaru

    The Treaty of Gade
    1. Zaqaru and House Sansone sign a white peace.

    2. The Zaqaru Dynasty, House Sansone, and House Lacross sign a nonaggression treaty for 20 years [Turn 3, 4, 5 and 6].

    3. Zaqaru and House Sansone will invest [2 prestige] in this treaty. The Duke of Birqu will invest [2 prestige] once the Duchy has been established.

    Additionally each participant will invest on the following schedule.
    - [Turn 4]: [18 prestige]
    - [Turn 5]: [10 prestige]
    - [Turn 6]: [10 prestige]

    4. House Sansone creates the title Duke of Birqu within 5 years [Turn 3], awarding it to Count Menard Lacross of the Grey Order.

    5. House Sansone repairs the warp gate from Champseau to Gade as reparation for damaging the warp gate. Since there are no guarantees in science they will continue to repair it every year until it is evaluated as Risk Category 0.

    6. House Sansone offers further reparations for the already repaired damage to the warp gates in Gade. House Sansone delivers 20 shipments of shields for use in [Turn 4] to Zaqaru. In addition, House Sansone fulfills one of three options:
    - a. Make at least two purchases from Zaqaru in [Turn 4].
    - b. Make 1 purchase form Zaqaru in [Turn 4] and deliver 2 shipments of shields for use in [Turn 4].
    - c. Deliver 4 shipments of shields for use in [Turn 4].

    7. The Zaqaru Dynasty offers [4 Trade] to House Lacross for use in [Turn 4] in reparations for earlier damages done in the Birqu star sector.

    The Three Way Pact of Non Aggression
    1. This pact will deem illegal all aggressive or hostile actions that includes but are not limited to raids, false flag operations, military invasions, sabotage, bribes, economic manipulation, and warp gate disruption.

    2. In the event a member believes that the non aggression treaty has been violated they agree to attempt to resolve the matter before a neutral third party arbitrator before dissolving the treaty.

    Spoiler: House Gilkara
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    Dear Duke Torbin Gilkara,

    Earlier we had contact where you offered to repair the warp gates for payment and I declined that specific offer as I thought the repairs to be finished. In the mean time an announcement has gone out correcting this state of affairs. You certainty made an offer which would help me in this regard. However, another opportunity presented itself to repair the gates which I have since taken. I offer my apologies for not contacting you earlier.

    In our previous communication I offered an alternative goal for the scientific effort on your end. Given your lack of response, I take it the interest is not currently present. May the future bring new opportunities for collaboration. I wish you good luck in your reign over the Duchy of Filo.

    Yours sincerely,
    Duke Nabuna Zaqaru
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    "Duke Nabuna,

    We take no offense to how you repair your warp gates. It is the duty of Dukes to keep stability in our regions and warp gates, and we offered our help in good faith.

    We have many endeavors that we hope to accomplish in the future. We are interested in your suggested scientific fields of study.

    We look forward to opportunities to work together with you as well. Praises on you and your family.


    Torbin Gilkara"
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    Peace or the Calm Before the Storm
    After fifteen years of war the fighting has slowed. The Zaqaru-Sansone and Berger-Voss wars have both ended in white peaces, and even the Lyria-Jinks war has come to a standstill if not an outright peace. The Laramy civil war still rages, but there are indicators that the two feuding siblings might be planning to direct their energies in more productive avenues.

    The Cordoba Protectorate
    The Democratic Collective of the People have extended their reach to the Rayview Sector where they have declared that the cluster of Cordoba is now a protectorate under their alliance. News from the region is sparse, but what accounts there are indicate that the Collective Grand Fleet toured the cluster even as mysterious infrastructure shutdowns plagued the earls until they all agreed to form a unified government and ask for the collective’s protection.

    Many citizens throughout the Imperium are outraged by this aggressive move by Collective, but most of the Houses are silent on the matter. Analysts agree that this is most likely because most Houses are running out of expansion room and hope to set a precedent for more aggressive negotiations.

    The Twin Houses
    As part of the peace treaty with the Zaqaru dynasty House Sansone has split in half and assigned the cluster of Birqu to the new Duke Lacross. This has cemented the Dynasty’s position as the most powerful force in the sector, and many see it as a sign of legitimacy for their claims to kingship.

    Stories have circulated of the ancient Akkadu monarchs. Legend has it that they ruled the sector from their fortress palace of Zanadu until a freak warp gate collapse cut Zanadu off from the rest of the sector. Rumors circulate of the lost palace with its immense treasure chambers and vast war fleets. Ready and waiting for any who would seek the throne to reclaim it.

    Blunder in the Void
    In possibly the most unlikely accident in recent times two House Arnos battleships have literally collided due to a mishap in their navigation sensors. Given the sheer vastness of space this is an astronomically unlikely event made even more burdensome by the fact that both battleships were the flagships of their respective fleets.

    Overnight House Arnos has become a laughing stock with numerous joke variations and skits about everything from their stubbornness to the ineptitude of their pilots.

    Rusting Steel
    In a significantly less humorous accident the cruiser carrying Grand Admiral Shen of the House of Steel was lost when it experienced a reactor overload. This has led to the House of Steel halting all ongoing negotiations as they practice their traditional leadership selection process of successive war games until the best strategic mind is chosen as the new Grand Admiral.
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    Duke Nabuna Zaqaru
    hereby grants with due honour to

    Robot Unicorn Princess Ninu Zaqaru

    The esteemed noble title

    Earl of Mithurtu

    Open your eyes, I see
    Your eyes are open
    Wear no disguise for me
    Come into the open

    Hold onto the night
    Hold back the tide
    Always
    Make believe
    And live in harmony!

    Mithurtu means Harmony



    Zaqaru

    Duke Nabuna Zaqaru
    Age: 53
    Duchess Saundri Arnos
    Age: 44

    Children:
    • Sinma Zaqaru, 14-year old son.
    • Ilith Zaqaru, 13-year old daughter.

    Zaqaru Council

    Spoiler: Council
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    Grand Diplomat Ninu Zaqaru
    Robot Unicorn Princess
    Earl of Mithurtu
    Winner of the Tattooine Run

    Age: 65





    Grand Admiral Elos Roshami
    Age: 72



    Grand Agent Ayallal Attar
    Age: 74



    Grand Scientist Caksya Gupta
    Age: 59



    Grand Administrator Yaadus Emit
    Age: 59


    Robot Unicorn Princess Ninu Zaqaru, Earl of Harmonia, Winner of the Tattooine Run, replaces Earl Namzara Zaqaru as Grand Diplomat.
    No other changes in the Zaqaru Council.

    Referencing Robot Unicorn Attack: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robot_Unicorn_Attack
    Game link: https://unicorn.jocke.no/
    Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CC_Y4zOUdcI
    Female: https://www.zerochan.net/151384
    Unicorn racing: https://www.deviantart.com/gokulover...tamp-157908421
    Robot Unicorn: https://www.redbubble.com/people/spe...-robot-unicorn


    Enigma: 7

    Spoiler: Alexander Laramy
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    Dear Lord Alexander Laramy,

    With great pleasure I wish to inform you of the current equipment Zaqaru has available for sale. Please find the information for current equipment below. Delivery time for an order is five years. Alternative methods of payment are discussable. Should you be interested, I will be happy to take any orders or answer any questions you may have.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit


    Court Equipment



    Source: http://www.rohtakchain.com/

    Zaqaru Jewelry
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The Zaqaru catalog of jewelry has drawn attention in the past and this most recent addition is a work of art and expert craft. The precious metals, minerals and gems of Zaqaru origin are used in exquisite designs to adorn the human body.

    Crystal droplets composing a necklace, ruby set in gold to compliment ears as earrings, embossed gold and ornamented silver rings, gleaming steel badges with intricate forms, armbands as if made of quicksilver and many more jewelry make up the available connection. Any kind to fit any dress or outfit, from emerald to compliment blue or silver to contrast black, from multifaceted gems to draw attention to bare skin or decorate tiara's, headbands and more. From timeless designs to the latest in fashion, all are delivered by the Zaqaru experts. Tailored to the buyer, the jewelry is sure to have to best and most comfortable fit and make the best addition to any new or existing wardrobe.


    Fleet Equipment




    Orca Bomber
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 3 shipments.

    The Orca Bomber is an improved version of the Zaqaru bomber. The chassis is of a familiar and trusted design, with the necessary upgrades. The armaments are of Greenflame design, an array of nuclear missiles to inflect even greater damage against heavily armoured targets.

    Each shipment contains 5 squadrons of fighter craft. With each squadron composed of 5 fighters, this makes for a grand total of 75 bombers at your disposal. They are available in the colour scheme of your choice, to fit with the rest of your fleet and be ready to target any enemy.




    Source: https://www.shutterstock.com/nl/imag...hip-1155380314

    Fire Control Module
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The Fire Control Module ensures improved battle operations by synchronising fire and enhancing tactical control for a Fleet. It is a large module to be installed on a sizeable vessel, such as a flagship or logistics ship. It can fit from a frigate and upwards, though at heavy cost to other systems. Most suitable would be a Carrier or Destroyer and up.

    The Fire Control Module is dedicated to oversight and control over an action radius, increasing efficiency within range. Advanced computers track targets and allies, enabling commanders a better overview of the battle and coupling with other ship systems to coordinate assaults more effectively. Besides giving the ability to better coordin lead combat, the systems are also designed to synchronise targets and allowing devastating barrages of weapons fire, increasing damage dealt to enemies.




    Source: https://www.shutterstock.com/nl/imag...round-81147184

    New!
    Starburst Autocannon

    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The long single barrel of the Starburst Autocannon is capable of an extremely high rate of fire, shooting a veritable burst of rounds at its target. Refined from earlier Autocannon designs, it surpasses previous rates of fire and accuracy. In addition, its base is more durable, allowing it to suffer less from overheating and making it more difficult to destroy if targeted.

    The Starburst Autocannon is, for fleets, a relatively small armament. Most suitable for use on fighter or corvette class vessels as main weapon and for larger class vessels it is a side weapon, equipped to deal with smaller threats than the vessel will be designed for. It is a fantastic upgrade for the stock weapons of logistical or support vessels, who will generally rely on smaller arms than more combative versions of their class. For instance carriers and support frigates will find this an excellent weapon to stave off smaller threats until reinforcements arrive. This will make the Starburst Autocannon an essential upgrade for weapons of its class.




    Source: https://stellaris.paradoxwikis.com/P...eflectors_Tech
    Multiphase Barrier
    Limited stock! Immediate delivery!
    Price: 2 Trade for 4 Shipments, immediately delivered.

    The latest advance in shield technology, the Multiphase Barrier excels at protecting spaceships from incoming weapon fire in combat. Relying on multiple overlapping asynchronous shield phases, it's capable of sustaining far greater punishment, a magnificent barrier against one's foes.

    Forming a tight elliptical bubble around the spaceship, the Multiphase Barrier is invisible to the naked eye until hit. Lighting up at struck locations, the attacker will come to realise how durable this Barrier is as it is capable of sustained operations through continuous fire.


    Agency Equipment



    Source: https://pt.dreamstime.com/ilustra%C3...-image64902513

    Hacking Hardware
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Designed with Zaqaru expertise in cryptography and the digital realm, Hacking Hardware was developed to assist your agents in the same field. Specialized devices and hardware operate in the digital and electronic battlefield.

    Each shipment contains personal devices with specialized hardware and three squadrons of scout spaceships in the colour of your choice. The scouts have antenna equipped with all kinds of hacking hardware, such as sensors, computers and communication interceptors. This allows agents to more effectively work in their area of expertise, from disabling enemies, infiltrating hostile territory, listening in to foreign communications, to being tasked to advance cypher or enigma.



    Sensors Array
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Information regarding the enemy is what will prove vital in any operation. Zaqaru provides advanced sensors to meet this need. Specialized sensors arrays to be incorporated in large vessels, such as Carriers and Cruisers, as well as the latest sensors installed in dedicated sensor probes.

    This allows highly effective intelligence gathering, so that messages or sensitive information may be earlier uncovered. The information provides a significant advantage in the battlefield, as by being aware of the enemy before they are aware of you, disabling them is even easier. The equipment readily synergises with hacking Hardware.


    Market Equipment



    Source: https://endless-space-2.fandom.com/w...sma_Metallurgy

    Hyperlanes
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Two rings set side by side, placed throughout a star system in lines after another with vast distances between them. Together they form lanes through which spaceships can fly and accelerate to great speeds along the lanes. Connecting warp gates, market colonies and economically strategic locations such as resource extraction sites, the Hyperlanes are capable of vastly speeding up the flow of trade and accumulation of wealth.

    Travellers choose which of the two rings to move through, as each traverses in a different direction, speeding up travel by magnetically and gravitationally accelerating the spaceship along the course of the lane. Each of the the rings is marked with different lights and symbols to signify the direction. The lanes move as the star system rotates, optimising travel routes between destinations. Routes may be curved and adapted to the needs of the colonies and star systems.

    As resources arrive faster, deliveries are faster and civilian transport easier the benefits for markets are numerous, leading to economic benefits easy to take advantage of. A highpoint of interplanetary infrastructure to stand next to the warp gates connecting star systems.




    Source: https://pngtree.com/freepng/recycle-...r_3624930.html

    Reclamation Automata
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Elaborate machines in different shapes and forms which integrate with industrial complexes, civilian districts and infrastructure. Handling waste disposal, management and recycling in a completely automated fashion, the Reclamation Automata are even able to move to where the demand is highest.

    Small robots which scurry through streets to clean up litter and tossed aside garbage, shuttles to move the garbage and even bulky waste processor automata are capable of replacing to sites with peaks of recycling opportunities within a colony. This mobility allows a flexible integration in industries and production chains, adaptation to events and efficiency in an otherwise thankless job. The materials within the waste are processed by these automata so the vital resources reclaimed for use by society.




    Icon made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com

    Nano-Assemblers
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Manufacture on the molecular level is present in several industrial fields, but never before has production achieved the level of efficiency as with Nano-Assemblers. Capable of processing vast amounts of resources on an industrial level to create products where manipulation on the nano-level scale is either necessary or useful.

    The Nano-Assemblers are available in a range of sizes and costs, allowing both small manufacturers and industrial production to make use of them. The ease of nano-assembly allows for a new range of products to be introduced which otherwise would not be cost-effective, adding to diversity of goods available and increasing economic opportunities.

    Spoiler: Persephone Laramy
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    Dear Lady Persephone Laramy,

    With great pleasure I wish to inform you of the current equipment Zaqaru has available for sale. Please find the information for current equipment below. Delivery time for an order is five years. Alternative methods of payment are discussable. Should you be interested, I will be happy to take any orders or answer any questions you may have.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit


    Court Equipment



    Source: http://www.rohtakchain.com/

    Zaqaru Jewelry
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The Zaqaru catalog of jewelry has drawn attention in the past and this most recent addition is a work of art and expert craft. The precious metals, minerals and gems of Zaqaru origin are used in exquisite designs to adorn the human body.

    Crystal droplets composing a necklace, ruby set in gold to compliment ears as earrings, embossed gold and ornamented silver rings, gleaming steel badges with intricate forms, armbands as if made of quicksilver and many more jewelry make up the available connection. Any kind to fit any dress or outfit, from emerald to compliment blue or silver to contrast black, from multifaceted gems to draw attention to bare skin or decorate tiara's, headbands and more. From timeless designs to the latest in fashion, all are delivered by the Zaqaru experts. Tailored to the buyer, the jewelry is sure to have to best and most comfortable fit and make the best addition to any new or existing wardrobe.


    Fleet Equipment




    Orca Bomber
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 3 shipments.

    The Orca Bomber is an improved version of the Zaqaru bomber. The chassis is of a familiar and trusted design, with the necessary upgrades. The armaments are of Greenflame design, an array of nuclear missiles to inflect even greater damage against heavily armoured targets.

    Each shipment contains 5 squadrons of fighter craft. With each squadron composed of 5 fighters, this makes for a grand total of 75 bombers at your disposal. They are available in the colour scheme of your choice, to fit with the rest of your fleet and be ready to target any enemy.




    Source: https://www.shutterstock.com/nl/imag...hip-1155380314

    Fire Control Module
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The Fire Control Module ensures improved battle operations by synchronising fire and enhancing tactical control for a Fleet. It is a large module to be installed on a sizeable vessel, such as a flagship or logistics ship. It can fit from a frigate and upwards, though at heavy cost to other systems. Most suitable would be a Carrier or Destroyer and up.

    The Fire Control Module is dedicated to oversight and control over an action radius, increasing efficiency within range. Advanced computers track targets and allies, enabling commanders a better overview of the battle and coupling with other ship systems to coordinate assaults more effectively. Besides giving the ability to better coordin lead combat, the systems are also designed to synchronise targets and allowing devastating barrages of weapons fire, increasing damage dealt to enemies.




    Source: https://www.shutterstock.com/nl/imag...round-81147184

    New!
    Starburst Autocannon

    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The long single barrel of the Starburst Autocannon is capable of an extremely high rate of fire, shooting a veritable burst of rounds at its target. Refined from earlier Autocannon designs, it surpasses previous rates of fire and accuracy. In addition, its base is more durable, allowing it to suffer less from overheating and making it more difficult to destroy if targeted.

    The Starburst Autocannon is, for fleets, a relatively small armament. Most suitable for use on fighter or corvette class vessels as main weapon and for larger class vessels it is a side weapon, equipped to deal with smaller threats than the vessel will be designed for. It is a fantastic upgrade for the stock weapons of logistical or support vessels, who will generally rely on smaller arms than more combative versions of their class. For instance carriers and support frigates will find this an excellent weapon to stave off smaller threats until reinforcements arrive. This will make the Starburst Autocannon an essential upgrade for weapons of its class.




    Source: https://stellaris.paradoxwikis.com/P...eflectors_Tech
    Multiphase Barrier
    Limited stock! Immediate delivery!
    Price: 2 Trade for 4 Shipments, immediately delivered.

    The latest advance in shield technology, the Multiphase Barrier excels at protecting spaceships from incoming weapon fire in combat. Relying on multiple overlapping asynchronous shield phases, it's capable of sustaining far greater punishment, a magnificent barrier against one's foes.

    Forming a tight elliptical bubble around the spaceship, the Multiphase Barrier is invisible to the naked eye until hit. Lighting up at struck locations, the attacker will come to realise how durable this Barrier is as it is capable of sustained operations through continuous fire.


    Agency Equipment



    Source: https://pt.dreamstime.com/ilustra%C3...-image64902513

    Hacking Hardware
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Designed with Zaqaru expertise in cryptography and the digital realm, Hacking Hardware was developed to assist your agents in the same field. Specialized devices and hardware operate in the digital and electronic battlefield.

    Each shipment contains personal devices with specialized hardware and three squadrons of scout spaceships in the colour of your choice. The scouts have antenna equipped with all kinds of hacking hardware, such as sensors, computers and communication interceptors. This allows agents to more effectively work in their area of expertise, from disabling enemies, infiltrating hostile territory, listening in to foreign communications, to being tasked to advance cypher or enigma.



    Sensors Array
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Information regarding the enemy is what will prove vital in any operation. Zaqaru provides advanced sensors to meet this need. Specialized sensors arrays to be incorporated in large vessels, such as Carriers and Cruisers, as well as the latest sensors installed in dedicated sensor probes.

    This allows highly effective intelligence gathering, so that messages or sensitive information may be earlier uncovered. The information provides a significant advantage in the battlefield, as by being aware of the enemy before they are aware of you, disabling them is even easier. The equipment readily synergises with hacking Hardware.


    Market Equipment



    Source: https://endless-space-2.fandom.com/w...sma_Metallurgy

    Hyperlanes
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Two rings set side by side, placed throughout a star system in lines after another with vast distances between them. Together they form lanes through which spaceships can fly and accelerate to great speeds along the lanes. Connecting warp gates, market colonies and economically strategic locations such as resource extraction sites, the Hyperlanes are capable of vastly speeding up the flow of trade and accumulation of wealth.

    Travellers choose which of the two rings to move through, as each traverses in a different direction, speeding up travel by magnetically and gravitationally accelerating the spaceship along the course of the lane. Each of the the rings is marked with different lights and symbols to signify the direction. The lanes move as the star system rotates, optimising travel routes between destinations. Routes may be curved and adapted to the needs of the colonies and star systems.

    As resources arrive faster, deliveries are faster and civilian transport easier the benefits for markets are numerous, leading to economic benefits easy to take advantage of. A highpoint of interplanetary infrastructure to stand next to the warp gates connecting star systems.




    Source: https://pngtree.com/freepng/recycle-...r_3624930.html

    Reclamation Automata
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Elaborate machines in different shapes and forms which integrate with industrial complexes, civilian districts and infrastructure. Handling waste disposal, management and recycling in a completely automated fashion, the Reclamation Automata are even able to move to where the demand is highest.

    Small robots which scurry through streets to clean up litter and tossed aside garbage, shuttles to move the garbage and even bulky waste processor automata are capable of replacing to sites with peaks of recycling opportunities within a colony. This mobility allows a flexible integration in industries and production chains, adaptation to events and efficiency in an otherwise thankless job. The materials within the waste are processed by these automata so the vital resources reclaimed for use by society.




    Icon made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com

    Nano-Assemblers
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Manufacture on the molecular level is present in several industrial fields, but never before has production achieved the level of efficiency as with Nano-Assemblers. Capable of processing vast amounts of resources on an industrial level to create products where manipulation on the nano-level scale is either necessary or useful.

    The Nano-Assemblers are available in a range of sizes and costs, allowing both small manufacturers and industrial production to make use of them. The ease of nano-assembly allows for a new range of products to be introduced which otherwise would not be cost-effective, adding to diversity of goods available and increasing economic opportunities.

    Spoiler: House Berger
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    Dear Duke Ernst Berger,

    Word has reached me that peace has returned to the borders of House Berger. This gives rise to opportunities for trade, which on behalf of Zaqaru I wish to present to you.

    With great pleasure I wish to inform you of the current equipment Zaqaru has available for sale. Please find the information for current equipment below. Delivery time for an order is five years. Alternative methods of payment are discussable. Should you be interested, I will be happy to take any orders or answer any questions you may have.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit


    Court Equipment



    Source: http://www.rohtakchain.com/

    Zaqaru Jewelry
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The Zaqaru catalog of jewelry has drawn attention in the past and this most recent addition is a work of art and expert craft. The precious metals, minerals and gems of Zaqaru origin are used in exquisite designs to adorn the human body.

    Crystal droplets composing a necklace, ruby set in gold to compliment ears as earrings, embossed gold and ornamented silver rings, gleaming steel badges with intricate forms, armbands as if made of quicksilver and many more jewelry make up the available connection. Any kind to fit any dress or outfit, from emerald to compliment blue or silver to contrast black, from multifaceted gems to draw attention to bare skin or decorate tiara's, headbands and more. From timeless designs to the latest in fashion, all are delivered by the Zaqaru experts. Tailored to the buyer, the jewelry is sure to have to best and most comfortable fit and make the best addition to any new or existing wardrobe.


    Fleet Equipment




    Orca Bomber
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 3 shipments.

    The Orca Bomber is an improved version of the Zaqaru bomber. The chassis is of a familiar and trusted design, with the necessary upgrades. The armaments are of Greenflame design, an array of nuclear missiles to inflect even greater damage against heavily armoured targets.

    Each shipment contains 5 squadrons of fighter craft. With each squadron composed of 5 fighters, this makes for a grand total of 75 bombers at your disposal. They are available in the colour scheme of your choice, to fit with the rest of your fleet and be ready to target any enemy.




    Source: https://www.shutterstock.com/nl/imag...hip-1155380314

    Fire Control Module
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The Fire Control Module ensures improved battle operations by synchronising fire and enhancing tactical control for a Fleet. It is a large module to be installed on a sizeable vessel, such as a flagship or logistics ship. It can fit from a frigate and upwards, though at heavy cost to other systems. Most suitable would be a Carrier or Destroyer and up.

    The Fire Control Module is dedicated to oversight and control over an action radius, increasing efficiency within range. Advanced computers track targets and allies, enabling commanders a better overview of the battle and coupling with other ship systems to coordinate assaults more effectively. Besides giving the ability to better coordin lead combat, the systems are also designed to synchronise targets and allowing devastating barrages of weapons fire, increasing damage dealt to enemies.




    Source: https://www.shutterstock.com/nl/imag...round-81147184

    New!
    Starburst Autocannon

    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The long single barrel of the Starburst Autocannon is capable of an extremely high rate of fire, shooting a veritable burst of rounds at its target. Refined from earlier Autocannon designs, it surpasses previous rates of fire and accuracy. In addition, its base is more durable, allowing it to suffer less from overheating and making it more difficult to destroy if targeted.

    The Starburst Autocannon is, for fleets, a relatively small armament. Most suitable for use on fighter or corvette class vessels as main weapon and for larger class vessels it is a side weapon, equipped to deal with smaller threats than the vessel will be designed for. It is a fantastic upgrade for the stock weapons of logistical or support vessels, who will generally rely on smaller arms than more combative versions of their class. For instance carriers and support frigates will find this an excellent weapon to stave off smaller threats until reinforcements arrive. This will make the Starburst Autocannon an essential upgrade for weapons of its class.




    Source: https://stellaris.paradoxwikis.com/P...eflectors_Tech
    Multiphase Barrier
    Limited stock! Immediate delivery!
    Price: 2 Trade for 4 Shipments, immediately delivered.

    The latest advance in shield technology, the Multiphase Barrier excels at protecting spaceships from incoming weapon fire in combat. Relying on multiple overlapping asynchronous shield phases, it's capable of sustaining far greater punishment, a magnificent barrier against one's foes.

    Forming a tight elliptical bubble around the spaceship, the Multiphase Barrier is invisible to the naked eye until hit. Lighting up at struck locations, the attacker will come to realise how durable this Barrier is as it is capable of sustained operations through continuous fire.


    Agency Equipment



    Source: https://pt.dreamstime.com/ilustra%C3...-image64902513

    Hacking Hardware
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Designed with Zaqaru expertise in cryptography and the digital realm, Hacking Hardware was developed to assist your agents in the same field. Specialized devices and hardware operate in the digital and electronic battlefield.

    Each shipment contains personal devices with specialized hardware and three squadrons of scout spaceships in the colour of your choice. The scouts have antenna equipped with all kinds of hacking hardware, such as sensors, computers and communication interceptors. This allows agents to more effectively work in their area of expertise, from disabling enemies, infiltrating hostile territory, listening in to foreign communications, to being tasked to advance cypher or enigma.



    Sensors Array
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Information regarding the enemy is what will prove vital in any operation. Zaqaru provides advanced sensors to meet this need. Specialized sensors arrays to be incorporated in large vessels, such as Carriers and Cruisers, as well as the latest sensors installed in dedicated sensor probes.

    This allows highly effective intelligence gathering, so that messages or sensitive information may be earlier uncovered. The information provides a significant advantage in the battlefield, as by being aware of the enemy before they are aware of you, disabling them is even easier. The equipment readily synergises with hacking Hardware.


    Market Equipment



    Source: https://endless-space-2.fandom.com/w...sma_Metallurgy

    Hyperlanes
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Two rings set side by side, placed throughout a star system in lines after another with vast distances between them. Together they form lanes through which spaceships can fly and accelerate to great speeds along the lanes. Connecting warp gates, market colonies and economically strategic locations such as resource extraction sites, the Hyperlanes are capable of vastly speeding up the flow of trade and accumulation of wealth.

    Travellers choose which of the two rings to move through, as each traverses in a different direction, speeding up travel by magnetically and gravitationally accelerating the spaceship along the course of the lane. Each of the the rings is marked with different lights and symbols to signify the direction. The lanes move as the star system rotates, optimising travel routes between destinations. Routes may be curved and adapted to the needs of the colonies and star systems.

    As resources arrive faster, deliveries are faster and civilian transport easier the benefits for markets are numerous, leading to economic benefits easy to take advantage of. A highpoint of interplanetary infrastructure to stand next to the warp gates connecting star systems.




    Source: https://pngtree.com/freepng/recycle-...r_3624930.html

    Reclamation Automata
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Elaborate machines in different shapes and forms which integrate with industrial complexes, civilian districts and infrastructure. Handling waste disposal, management and recycling in a completely automated fashion, the Reclamation Automata are even able to move to where the demand is highest.

    Small robots which scurry through streets to clean up litter and tossed aside garbage, shuttles to move the garbage and even bulky waste processor automata are capable of replacing to sites with peaks of recycling opportunities within a colony. This mobility allows a flexible integration in industries and production chains, adaptation to events and efficiency in an otherwise thankless job. The materials within the waste are processed by these automata so the vital resources reclaimed for use by society.




    Icon made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com

    Nano-Assemblers
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Manufacture on the molecular level is present in several industrial fields, but never before has production achieved the level of efficiency as with Nano-Assemblers. Capable of processing vast amounts of resources on an industrial level to create products where manipulation on the nano-level scale is either necessary or useful.

    The Nano-Assemblers are available in a range of sizes and costs, allowing both small manufacturers and industrial production to make use of them. The ease of nano-assembly allows for a new range of products to be introduced which otherwise would not be cost-effective, adding to diversity of goods available and increasing economic opportunities.
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    Spoiler: House Forsche
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    Dear Administrator Moffet,

    The Zaqaru selection of offers has broadened. Zaqaru values House Forsche's continued trade and it is my hope you will find desirable choices amidst the selection. With great pleasure I wish to inform you of the current equipment Zaqaru has available for sale. Please find the information for current equipment below. Delivery time for an order is five years. Alternative methods of payment are discussable. Should you be interested, I will be happy to take any orders or answer any questions you may have.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit


    Court Equipment



    Source: http://www.rohtakchain.com/

    Zaqaru Jewelry
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The Zaqaru catalog of jewelry has drawn attention in the past and this most recent addition is a work of art and expert craft. The precious metals, minerals and gems of Zaqaru origin are used in exquisite designs to adorn the human body.

    Crystal droplets composing a necklace, ruby set in gold to compliment ears as earrings, embossed gold and ornamented silver rings, gleaming steel badges with intricate forms, armbands as if made of quicksilver and many more jewelry make up the available connection. Any kind to fit any dress or outfit, from emerald to compliment blue or silver to contrast black, from multifaceted gems to draw attention to bare skin or decorate tiara's, headbands and more. From timeless designs to the latest in fashion, all are delivered by the Zaqaru experts. Tailored to the buyer, the jewelry is sure to have to best and most comfortable fit and make the best addition to any new or existing wardrobe.


    Fleet Equipment




    Orca Bomber
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 3 shipments.

    The Orca Bomber is an improved version of the Zaqaru bomber. The chassis is of a familiar and trusted design, with the necessary upgrades. The armaments are of Greenflame design, an array of nuclear missiles to inflect even greater damage against heavily armoured targets.

    Each shipment contains 5 squadrons of fighter craft. With each squadron composed of 5 fighters, this makes for a grand total of 75 bombers at your disposal. They are available in the colour scheme of your choice, to fit with the rest of your fleet and be ready to target any enemy.




    Source: https://www.shutterstock.com/nl/imag...hip-1155380314

    Fire Control Module
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The Fire Control Module ensures improved battle operations by synchronising fire and enhancing tactical control for a Fleet. It is a large module to be installed on a sizeable vessel, such as a flagship or logistics ship. It can fit from a frigate and upwards, though at heavy cost to other systems. Most suitable would be a Carrier or Destroyer and up.

    The Fire Control Module is dedicated to oversight and control over an action radius, increasing efficiency within range. Advanced computers track targets and allies, enabling commanders a better overview of the battle and coupling with other ship systems to coordinate assaults more effectively. Besides giving the ability to better coordin lead combat, the systems are also designed to synchronise targets and allowing devastating barrages of weapons fire, increasing damage dealt to enemies.




    Source: https://www.shutterstock.com/nl/imag...round-81147184

    New!
    Starburst Autocannon

    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The long single barrel of the Starburst Autocannon is capable of an extremely high rate of fire, shooting a veritable burst of rounds at its target. Refined from earlier Autocannon designs, it surpasses previous rates of fire and accuracy. In addition, its base is more durable, allowing it to suffer less from overheating and making it more difficult to destroy if targeted.

    The Starburst Autocannon is, for fleets, a relatively small armament. Most suitable for use on fighter or corvette class vessels as main weapon and for larger class vessels it is a side weapon, equipped to deal with smaller threats than the vessel will be designed for. It is a fantastic upgrade for the stock weapons of logistical or support vessels, who will generally rely on smaller arms than more combative versions of their class. For instance carriers and support frigates will find this an excellent weapon to stave off smaller threats until reinforcements arrive. This will make the Starburst Autocannon an essential upgrade for weapons of its class.




    Source: https://stellaris.paradoxwikis.com/P...eflectors_Tech
    Multiphase Barrier
    Limited stock! Immediate delivery!
    Price: 2 Trade for 4 Shipments, immediately delivered.

    The latest advance in shield technology, the Multiphase Barrier excels at protecting spaceships from incoming weapon fire in combat. Relying on multiple overlapping asynchronous shield phases, it's capable of sustaining far greater punishment, a magnificent barrier against one's foes.

    Forming a tight elliptical bubble around the spaceship, the Multiphase Barrier is invisible to the naked eye until hit. Lighting up at struck locations, the attacker will come to realise how durable this Barrier is as it is capable of sustained operations through continuous fire.


    Agency Equipment



    Source: https://pt.dreamstime.com/ilustra%C3...-image64902513

    Hacking Hardware
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Designed with Zaqaru expertise in cryptography and the digital realm, Hacking Hardware was developed to assist your agents in the same field. Specialized devices and hardware operate in the digital and electronic battlefield.

    Each shipment contains personal devices with specialized hardware and three squadrons of scout spaceships in the colour of your choice. The scouts have antenna equipped with all kinds of hacking hardware, such as sensors, computers and communication interceptors. This allows agents to more effectively work in their area of expertise, from disabling enemies, infiltrating hostile territory, listening in to foreign communications, to being tasked to advance cypher or enigma.



    Sensors Array
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Information regarding the enemy is what will prove vital in any operation. Zaqaru provides advanced sensors to meet this need. Specialized sensors arrays to be incorporated in large vessels, such as Carriers and Cruisers, as well as the latest sensors installed in dedicated sensor probes.

    This allows highly effective intelligence gathering, so that messages or sensitive information may be earlier uncovered. The information provides a significant advantage in the battlefield, as by being aware of the enemy before they are aware of you, disabling them is even easier. The equipment readily synergises with hacking Hardware.


    Market Equipment



    Source: https://endless-space-2.fandom.com/w...sma_Metallurgy

    Hyperlanes
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Two rings set side by side, placed throughout a star system in lines after another with vast distances between them. Together they form lanes through which spaceships can fly and accelerate to great speeds along the lanes. Connecting warp gates, market colonies and economically strategic locations such as resource extraction sites, the Hyperlanes are capable of vastly speeding up the flow of trade and accumulation of wealth.

    Travellers choose which of the two rings to move through, as each traverses in a different direction, speeding up travel by magnetically and gravitationally accelerating the spaceship along the course of the lane. Each of the the rings is marked with different lights and symbols to signify the direction. The lanes move as the star system rotates, optimising travel routes between destinations. Routes may be curved and adapted to the needs of the colonies and star systems.

    As resources arrive faster, deliveries are faster and civilian transport easier the benefits for markets are numerous, leading to economic benefits easy to take advantage of. A highpoint of interplanetary infrastructure to stand next to the warp gates connecting star systems.




    Source: https://pngtree.com/freepng/recycle-...r_3624930.html

    Reclamation Automata
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Elaborate machines in different shapes and forms which integrate with industrial complexes, civilian districts and infrastructure. Handling waste disposal, management and recycling in a completely automated fashion, the Reclamation Automata are even able to move to where the demand is highest.

    Small robots which scurry through streets to clean up litter and tossed aside garbage, shuttles to move the garbage and even bulky waste processor automata are capable of replacing to sites with peaks of recycling opportunities within a colony. This mobility allows a flexible integration in industries and production chains, adaptation to events and efficiency in an otherwise thankless job. The materials within the waste are processed by these automata so the vital resources reclaimed for use by society.




    Icon made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com

    Nano-Assemblers
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Manufacture on the molecular level is present in several industrial fields, but never before has production achieved the level of efficiency as with Nano-Assemblers. Capable of processing vast amounts of resources on an industrial level to create products where manipulation on the nano-level scale is either necessary or useful.

    The Nano-Assemblers are available in a range of sizes and costs, allowing both small manufacturers and industrial production to make use of them. The ease of nano-assembly allows for a new range of products to be introduced which otherwise would not be cost-effective, adding to diversity of goods available and increasing economic opportunities.

    Spoiler: House Mertens
    Show
    Dear Grand Minister Halmond Abelard,

    I wish to express my gratitude for your words of warning, for they proved to be right. Zaqaru traders encountered increased piracy, though their convoys have managed to stave them off in the past years. It is my sincere hope House Mertens trade was as succesful in dealing with them these past years.

    Zaqaru values House Mertens as trustworthy customer. With great pleasure I wish to inform you of the current equipment Zaqaru has available for sale. Please find the information for current equipment below. Delivery time for an order is five years. Alternative methods of payment are discussable. Should you be interested, I will be happy to take any orders or answer any questions you may have.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit


    Court Equipment



    Source: http://www.rohtakchain.com/

    Zaqaru Jewelry
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The Zaqaru catalog of jewelry has drawn attention in the past and this most recent addition is a work of art and expert craft. The precious metals, minerals and gems of Zaqaru origin are used in exquisite designs to adorn the human body.

    Crystal droplets composing a necklace, ruby set in gold to compliment ears as earrings, embossed gold and ornamented silver rings, gleaming steel badges with intricate forms, armbands as if made of quicksilver and many more jewelry make up the available connection. Any kind to fit any dress or outfit, from emerald to compliment blue or silver to contrast black, from multifaceted gems to draw attention to bare skin or decorate tiara's, headbands and more. From timeless designs to the latest in fashion, all are delivered by the Zaqaru experts. Tailored to the buyer, the jewelry is sure to have to best and most comfortable fit and make the best addition to any new or existing wardrobe.


    Fleet Equipment




    Orca Bomber
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 3 shipments.

    The Orca Bomber is an improved version of the Zaqaru bomber. The chassis is of a familiar and trusted design, with the necessary upgrades. The armaments are of Greenflame design, an array of nuclear missiles to inflect even greater damage against heavily armoured targets.

    Each shipment contains 5 squadrons of fighter craft. With each squadron composed of 5 fighters, this makes for a grand total of 75 bombers at your disposal. They are available in the colour scheme of your choice, to fit with the rest of your fleet and be ready to target any enemy.




    Source: https://www.shutterstock.com/nl/imag...hip-1155380314

    Fire Control Module
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The Fire Control Module ensures improved battle operations by synchronising fire and enhancing tactical control for a Fleet. It is a large module to be installed on a sizeable vessel, such as a flagship or logistics ship. It can fit from a frigate and upwards, though at heavy cost to other systems. Most suitable would be a Carrier or Destroyer and up.

    The Fire Control Module is dedicated to oversight and control over an action radius, increasing efficiency within range. Advanced computers track targets and allies, enabling commanders a better overview of the battle and coupling with other ship systems to coordinate assaults more effectively. Besides giving the ability to better coordin lead combat, the systems are also designed to synchronise targets and allowing devastating barrages of weapons fire, increasing damage dealt to enemies.




    Source: https://www.shutterstock.com/nl/imag...round-81147184

    New!
    Starburst Autocannon

    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The long single barrel of the Starburst Autocannon is capable of an extremely high rate of fire, shooting a veritable burst of rounds at its target. Refined from earlier Autocannon designs, it surpasses previous rates of fire and accuracy. In addition, its base is more durable, allowing it to suffer less from overheating and making it more difficult to destroy if targeted.

    The Starburst Autocannon is, for fleets, a relatively small armament. Most suitable for use on fighter or corvette class vessels as main weapon and for larger class vessels it is a side weapon, equipped to deal with smaller threats than the vessel will be designed for. It is a fantastic upgrade for the stock weapons of logistical or support vessels, who will generally rely on smaller arms than more combative versions of their class. For instance carriers and support frigates will find this an excellent weapon to stave off smaller threats until reinforcements arrive. This will make the Starburst Autocannon an essential upgrade for weapons of its class.




    Source: https://stellaris.paradoxwikis.com/P...eflectors_Tech
    Multiphase Barrier
    Limited stock! Immediate delivery!
    Price: 2 Trade for 4 Shipments, immediately delivered.

    The latest advance in shield technology, the Multiphase Barrier excels at protecting spaceships from incoming weapon fire in combat. Relying on multiple overlapping asynchronous shield phases, it's capable of sustaining far greater punishment, a magnificent barrier against one's foes.

    Forming a tight elliptical bubble around the spaceship, the Multiphase Barrier is invisible to the naked eye until hit. Lighting up at struck locations, the attacker will come to realise how durable this Barrier is as it is capable of sustained operations through continuous fire.


    Agency Equipment



    Source: https://pt.dreamstime.com/ilustra%C3...-image64902513

    Hacking Hardware
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Designed with Zaqaru expertise in cryptography and the digital realm, Hacking Hardware was developed to assist your agents in the same field. Specialized devices and hardware operate in the digital and electronic battlefield.

    Each shipment contains personal devices with specialized hardware and three squadrons of scout spaceships in the colour of your choice. The scouts have antenna equipped with all kinds of hacking hardware, such as sensors, computers and communication interceptors. This allows agents to more effectively work in their area of expertise, from disabling enemies, infiltrating hostile territory, listening in to foreign communications, to being tasked to advance cypher or enigma.



    Sensors Array
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Information regarding the enemy is what will prove vital in any operation. Zaqaru provides advanced sensors to meet this need. Specialized sensors arrays to be incorporated in large vessels, such as Carriers and Cruisers, as well as the latest sensors installed in dedicated sensor probes.

    This allows highly effective intelligence gathering, so that messages or sensitive information may be earlier uncovered. The information provides a significant advantage in the battlefield, as by being aware of the enemy before they are aware of you, disabling them is even easier. The equipment readily synergises with hacking Hardware.


    Market Equipment



    Source: https://endless-space-2.fandom.com/w...sma_Metallurgy

    Hyperlanes
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Two rings set side by side, placed throughout a star system in lines after another with vast distances between them. Together they form lanes through which spaceships can fly and accelerate to great speeds along the lanes. Connecting warp gates, market colonies and economically strategic locations such as resource extraction sites, the Hyperlanes are capable of vastly speeding up the flow of trade and accumulation of wealth.

    Travellers choose which of the two rings to move through, as each traverses in a different direction, speeding up travel by magnetically and gravitationally accelerating the spaceship along the course of the lane. Each of the the rings is marked with different lights and symbols to signify the direction. The lanes move as the star system rotates, optimising travel routes between destinations. Routes may be curved and adapted to the needs of the colonies and star systems.

    As resources arrive faster, deliveries are faster and civilian transport easier the benefits for markets are numerous, leading to economic benefits easy to take advantage of. A highpoint of interplanetary infrastructure to stand next to the warp gates connecting star systems.




    Source: https://pngtree.com/freepng/recycle-...r_3624930.html

    Reclamation Automata
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Elaborate machines in different shapes and forms which integrate with industrial complexes, civilian districts and infrastructure. Handling waste disposal, management and recycling in a completely automated fashion, the Reclamation Automata are even able to move to where the demand is highest.

    Small robots which scurry through streets to clean up litter and tossed aside garbage, shuttles to move the garbage and even bulky waste processor automata are capable of replacing to sites with peaks of recycling opportunities within a colony. This mobility allows a flexible integration in industries and production chains, adaptation to events and efficiency in an otherwise thankless job. The materials within the waste are processed by these automata so the vital resources reclaimed for use by society.




    Icon made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com

    Nano-Assemblers
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Manufacture on the molecular level is present in several industrial fields, but never before has production achieved the level of efficiency as with Nano-Assemblers. Capable of processing vast amounts of resources on an industrial level to create products where manipulation on the nano-level scale is either necessary or useful.

    The Nano-Assemblers are available in a range of sizes and costs, allowing both small manufacturers and industrial production to make use of them. The ease of nano-assembly allows for a new range of products to be introduced which otherwise would not be cost-effective, adding to diversity of goods available and increasing economic opportunities.

    Spoiler: House Vastadd
    Show
    Dear Duchess Izabela Vastadd,

    The Zaqaru selection of offers has broadened. Zaqaru values House Vastadd's continued trade and it is my hope you will find desirable choices amidst the selection. With great pleasure I wish to inform you of the current equipment Zaqaru has available for sale. Please find the information for current equipment below. Delivery time for an order is five years. Alternative methods of payment are discussable. Should you be interested, I will be happy to take any orders or answer any questions you may have.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit


    Court Equipment



    Source: http://www.rohtakchain.com/

    Zaqaru Jewelry
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The Zaqaru catalog of jewelry has drawn attention in the past and this most recent addition is a work of art and expert craft. The precious metals, minerals and gems of Zaqaru origin are used in exquisite designs to adorn the human body.

    Crystal droplets composing a necklace, ruby set in gold to compliment ears as earrings, embossed gold and ornamented silver rings, gleaming steel badges with intricate forms, armbands as if made of quicksilver and many more jewelry make up the available connection. Any kind to fit any dress or outfit, from emerald to compliment blue or silver to contrast black, from multifaceted gems to draw attention to bare skin or decorate tiara's, headbands and more. From timeless designs to the latest in fashion, all are delivered by the Zaqaru experts. Tailored to the buyer, the jewelry is sure to have to best and most comfortable fit and make the best addition to any new or existing wardrobe.


    Fleet Equipment




    Orca Bomber
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 3 shipments.

    The Orca Bomber is an improved version of the Zaqaru bomber. The chassis is of a familiar and trusted design, with the necessary upgrades. The armaments are of Greenflame design, an array of nuclear missiles to inflect even greater damage against heavily armoured targets.

    Each shipment contains 5 squadrons of fighter craft. With each squadron composed of 5 fighters, this makes for a grand total of 75 bombers at your disposal. They are available in the colour scheme of your choice, to fit with the rest of your fleet and be ready to target any enemy.




    Source: https://www.shutterstock.com/nl/imag...hip-1155380314

    Fire Control Module
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The Fire Control Module ensures improved battle operations by synchronising fire and enhancing tactical control for a Fleet. It is a large module to be installed on a sizeable vessel, such as a flagship or logistics ship. It can fit from a frigate and upwards, though at heavy cost to other systems. Most suitable would be a Carrier or Destroyer and up.

    The Fire Control Module is dedicated to oversight and control over an action radius, increasing efficiency within range. Advanced computers track targets and allies, enabling commanders a better overview of the battle and coupling with other ship systems to coordinate assaults more effectively. Besides giving the ability to better coordin lead combat, the systems are also designed to synchronise targets and allowing devastating barrages of weapons fire, increasing damage dealt to enemies.




    Source: https://www.shutterstock.com/nl/imag...round-81147184

    New!
    Starburst Autocannon

    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The long single barrel of the Starburst Autocannon is capable of an extremely high rate of fire, shooting a veritable burst of rounds at its target. Refined from earlier Autocannon designs, it surpasses previous rates of fire and accuracy. In addition, its base is more durable, allowing it to suffer less from overheating and making it more difficult to destroy if targeted.

    The Starburst Autocannon is, for fleets, a relatively small armament. Most suitable for use on fighter or corvette class vessels as main weapon and for larger class vessels it is a side weapon, equipped to deal with smaller threats than the vessel will be designed for. It is a fantastic upgrade for the stock weapons of logistical or support vessels, who will generally rely on smaller arms than more combative versions of their class. For instance carriers and support frigates will find this an excellent weapon to stave off smaller threats until reinforcements arrive. This will make the Starburst Autocannon an essential upgrade for weapons of its class.




    Source: https://stellaris.paradoxwikis.com/P...eflectors_Tech
    Multiphase Barrier
    Limited stock! Immediate delivery!
    Price: 2 Trade for 4 Shipments, immediately delivered.

    The latest advance in shield technology, the Multiphase Barrier excels at protecting spaceships from incoming weapon fire in combat. Relying on multiple overlapping asynchronous shield phases, it's capable of sustaining far greater punishment, a magnificent barrier against one's foes.

    Forming a tight elliptical bubble around the spaceship, the Multiphase Barrier is invisible to the naked eye until hit. Lighting up at struck locations, the attacker will come to realise how durable this Barrier is as it is capable of sustained operations through continuous fire.


    Agency Equipment



    Source: https://pt.dreamstime.com/ilustra%C3...-image64902513

    Hacking Hardware
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Designed with Zaqaru expertise in cryptography and the digital realm, Hacking Hardware was developed to assist your agents in the same field. Specialized devices and hardware operate in the digital and electronic battlefield.

    Each shipment contains personal devices with specialized hardware and three squadrons of scout spaceships in the colour of your choice. The scouts have antenna equipped with all kinds of hacking hardware, such as sensors, computers and communication interceptors. This allows agents to more effectively work in their area of expertise, from disabling enemies, infiltrating hostile territory, listening in to foreign communications, to being tasked to advance cypher or enigma.



    Sensors Array
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Information regarding the enemy is what will prove vital in any operation. Zaqaru provides advanced sensors to meet this need. Specialized sensors arrays to be incorporated in large vessels, such as Carriers and Cruisers, as well as the latest sensors installed in dedicated sensor probes.

    This allows highly effective intelligence gathering, so that messages or sensitive information may be earlier uncovered. The information provides a significant advantage in the battlefield, as by being aware of the enemy before they are aware of you, disabling them is even easier. The equipment readily synergises with hacking Hardware.


    Market Equipment



    Source: https://endless-space-2.fandom.com/w...sma_Metallurgy

    Hyperlanes
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Two rings set side by side, placed throughout a star system in lines after another with vast distances between them. Together they form lanes through which spaceships can fly and accelerate to great speeds along the lanes. Connecting warp gates, market colonies and economically strategic locations such as resource extraction sites, the Hyperlanes are capable of vastly speeding up the flow of trade and accumulation of wealth.

    Travellers choose which of the two rings to move through, as each traverses in a different direction, speeding up travel by magnetically and gravitationally accelerating the spaceship along the course of the lane. Each of the the rings is marked with different lights and symbols to signify the direction. The lanes move as the star system rotates, optimising travel routes between destinations. Routes may be curved and adapted to the needs of the colonies and star systems.

    As resources arrive faster, deliveries are faster and civilian transport easier the benefits for markets are numerous, leading to economic benefits easy to take advantage of. A highpoint of interplanetary infrastructure to stand next to the warp gates connecting star systems.




    Source: https://pngtree.com/freepng/recycle-...r_3624930.html

    Reclamation Automata
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Elaborate machines in different shapes and forms which integrate with industrial complexes, civilian districts and infrastructure. Handling waste disposal, management and recycling in a completely automated fashion, the Reclamation Automata are even able to move to where the demand is highest.

    Small robots which scurry through streets to clean up litter and tossed aside garbage, shuttles to move the garbage and even bulky waste processor automata are capable of replacing to sites with peaks of recycling opportunities within a colony. This mobility allows a flexible integration in industries and production chains, adaptation to events and efficiency in an otherwise thankless job. The materials within the waste are processed by these automata so the vital resources reclaimed for use by society.




    Icon made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com

    Nano-Assemblers
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Manufacture on the molecular level is present in several industrial fields, but never before has production achieved the level of efficiency as with Nano-Assemblers. Capable of processing vast amounts of resources on an industrial level to create products where manipulation on the nano-level scale is either necessary or useful.

    The Nano-Assemblers are available in a range of sizes and costs, allowing both small manufacturers and industrial production to make use of them. The ease of nano-assembly allows for a new range of products to be introduced which otherwise would not be cost-effective, adding to diversity of goods available and increasing economic opportunities.

    Spoiler: House Sansone
    Show
    Dear Duke Stephano Sansone,

    In line with the Treaty of Gade, I give you the Zaqaru trade offers. I truly hope that we may trade even beyond what is agreed upon by the Treaty. In any case, I look forward to any orders or deliveries from House Sansone.

    With great pleasure I wish to inform you of the current equipment Zaqaru has available for sale. Please find the information for current equipment below. Delivery time for an order is five years. Alternative methods of payment are discussable. Should you be interested, I will be happy to take any orders or answer any questions you may have.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit


    Court Equipment



    Source: http://www.rohtakchain.com/

    Zaqaru Jewelry
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The Zaqaru catalog of jewelry has drawn attention in the past and this most recent addition is a work of art and expert craft. The precious metals, minerals and gems of Zaqaru origin are used in exquisite designs to adorn the human body.

    Crystal droplets composing a necklace, ruby set in gold to compliment ears as earrings, embossed gold and ornamented silver rings, gleaming steel badges with intricate forms, armbands as if made of quicksilver and many more jewelry make up the available connection. Any kind to fit any dress or outfit, from emerald to compliment blue or silver to contrast black, from multifaceted gems to draw attention to bare skin or decorate tiara's, headbands and more. From timeless designs to the latest in fashion, all are delivered by the Zaqaru experts. Tailored to the buyer, the jewelry is sure to have to best and most comfortable fit and make the best addition to any new or existing wardrobe.


    Fleet Equipment




    Orca Bomber
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 3 shipments.

    The Orca Bomber is an improved version of the Zaqaru bomber. The chassis is of a familiar and trusted design, with the necessary upgrades. The armaments are of Greenflame design, an array of nuclear missiles to inflect even greater damage against heavily armoured targets.

    Each shipment contains 5 squadrons of fighter craft. With each squadron composed of 5 fighters, this makes for a grand total of 75 bombers at your disposal. They are available in the colour scheme of your choice, to fit with the rest of your fleet and be ready to target any enemy.




    Source: https://www.shutterstock.com/nl/imag...hip-1155380314

    Fire Control Module
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The Fire Control Module ensures improved battle operations by synchronising fire and enhancing tactical control for a Fleet. It is a large module to be installed on a sizeable vessel, such as a flagship or logistics ship. It can fit from a frigate and upwards, though at heavy cost to other systems. Most suitable would be a Carrier or Destroyer and up.

    The Fire Control Module is dedicated to oversight and control over an action radius, increasing efficiency within range. Advanced computers track targets and allies, enabling commanders a better overview of the battle and coupling with other ship systems to coordinate assaults more effectively. Besides giving the ability to better coordin lead combat, the systems are also designed to synchronise targets and allowing devastating barrages of weapons fire, increasing damage dealt to enemies.




    Source: https://www.shutterstock.com/nl/imag...round-81147184

    New!
    Starburst Autocannon

    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The long single barrel of the Starburst Autocannon is capable of an extremely high rate of fire, shooting a veritable burst of rounds at its target. Refined from earlier Autocannon designs, it surpasses previous rates of fire and accuracy. In addition, its base is more durable, allowing it to suffer less from overheating and making it more difficult to destroy if targeted.

    The Starburst Autocannon is, for fleets, a relatively small armament. Most suitable for use on fighter or corvette class vessels as main weapon and for larger class vessels it is a side weapon, equipped to deal with smaller threats than the vessel will be designed for. It is a fantastic upgrade for the stock weapons of logistical or support vessels, who will generally rely on smaller arms than more combative versions of their class. For instance carriers and support frigates will find this an excellent weapon to stave off smaller threats until reinforcements arrive. This will make the Starburst Autocannon an essential upgrade for weapons of its class.


    Agency Equipment



    Source: https://pt.dreamstime.com/ilustra%C3...-image64902513

    Hacking Hardware
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Designed with Zaqaru expertise in cryptography and the digital realm, Hacking Hardware was developed to assist your agents in the same field. Specialized devices and hardware operate in the digital and electronic battlefield.

    Each shipment contains personal devices with specialized hardware and three squadrons of scout spaceships in the colour of your choice. The scouts have antenna equipped with all kinds of hacking hardware, such as sensors, computers and communication interceptors. This allows agents to more effectively work in their area of expertise, from disabling enemies, infiltrating hostile territory, listening in to foreign communications, to being tasked to advance cypher or enigma.



    Sensors Array
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Information regarding the enemy is what will prove vital in any operation. Zaqaru provides advanced sensors to meet this need. Specialized sensors arrays to be incorporated in large vessels, such as Carriers and Cruisers, as well as the latest sensors installed in dedicated sensor probes.

    This allows highly effective intelligence gathering, so that messages or sensitive information may be earlier uncovered. The information provides a significant advantage in the battlefield, as by being aware of the enemy before they are aware of you, disabling them is even easier. The equipment readily synergises with hacking Hardware.


    Market Equipment



    Source: https://endless-space-2.fandom.com/w...sma_Metallurgy

    Hyperlanes
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Two rings set side by side, placed throughout a star system in lines after another with vast distances between them. Together they form lanes through which spaceships can fly and accelerate to great speeds along the lanes. Connecting warp gates, market colonies and economically strategic locations such as resource extraction sites, the Hyperlanes are capable of vastly speeding up the flow of trade and accumulation of wealth.

    Travellers choose which of the two rings to move through, as each traverses in a different direction, speeding up travel by magnetically and gravitationally accelerating the spaceship along the course of the lane. Each of the the rings is marked with different lights and symbols to signify the direction. The lanes move as the star system rotates, optimising travel routes between destinations. Routes may be curved and adapted to the needs of the colonies and star systems.

    As resources arrive faster, deliveries are faster and civilian transport easier the benefits for markets are numerous, leading to economic benefits easy to take advantage of. A highpoint of interplanetary infrastructure to stand next to the warp gates connecting star systems.




    Source: https://pngtree.com/freepng/recycle-...r_3624930.html

    Reclamation Automata
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Elaborate machines in different shapes and forms which integrate with industrial complexes, civilian districts and infrastructure. Handling waste disposal, management and recycling in a completely automated fashion, the Reclamation Automata are even able to move to where the demand is highest.

    Small robots which scurry through streets to clean up litter and tossed aside garbage, shuttles to move the garbage and even bulky waste processor automata are capable of replacing to sites with peaks of recycling opportunities within a colony. This mobility allows a flexible integration in industries and production chains, adaptation to events and efficiency in an otherwise thankless job. The materials within the waste are processed by these automata so the vital resources reclaimed for use by society.




    Icon made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com

    Nano-Assemblers
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Manufacture on the molecular level is present in several industrial fields, but never before has production achieved the level of efficiency as with Nano-Assemblers. Capable of processing vast amounts of resources on an industrial level to create products where manipulation on the nano-level scale is either necessary or useful.

    The Nano-Assemblers are available in a range of sizes and costs, allowing both small manufacturers and industrial production to make use of them. The ease of nano-assembly allows for a new range of products to be introduced which otherwise would not be cost-effective, adding to diversity of goods available and increasing economic opportunities.
    Last edited by Zweanslord; 2019-06-11 at 07:51 AM.

  6. - Top - End - #186
    Ogre in the Playground
     
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    Join Date
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    The Netherlands
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    Default Re: TW: Imperium IC

    Zaqaru

    Enigma: 7

    Spoiler: House Lacross
    Show
    Dear Duke Menard Lacross,

    Congratulations to House Lacross and your own obtainement of the title of Duke, Duke Menard Lacross. I hope that relations between Zaqaru and House Lacross will develop to be beneficial to the both of us.

    With great pleasure I wish to inform you of the current equipment Zaqaru has available for sale. Please find the information for current equipment below. Delivery time for an order is five years. Alternative methods of payment are discussable. Should you be interested, I will be happy to take any orders or answer any questions you may have.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit


    Court Equipment



    Source: http://www.rohtakchain.com/

    Zaqaru Jewelry
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The Zaqaru catalog of jewelry has drawn attention in the past and this most recent addition is a work of art and expert craft. The precious metals, minerals and gems of Zaqaru origin are used in exquisite designs to adorn the human body.

    Crystal droplets composing a necklace, ruby set in gold to compliment ears as earrings, embossed gold and ornamented silver rings, gleaming steel badges with intricate forms, armbands as if made of quicksilver and many more jewelry make up the available connection. Any kind to fit any dress or outfit, from emerald to compliment blue or silver to contrast black, from multifaceted gems to draw attention to bare skin or decorate tiara's, headbands and more. From timeless designs to the latest in fashion, all are delivered by the Zaqaru experts. Tailored to the buyer, the jewelry is sure to have to best and most comfortable fit and make the best addition to any new or existing wardrobe.


    Fleet Equipment




    Orca Bomber
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 3 shipments.

    The Orca Bomber is an improved version of the Zaqaru bomber. The chassis is of a familiar and trusted design, with the necessary upgrades. The armaments are of Greenflame design, an array of nuclear missiles to inflect even greater damage against heavily armoured targets.

    Each shipment contains 5 squadrons of fighter craft. With each squadron composed of 5 fighters, this makes for a grand total of 75 bombers at your disposal. They are available in the colour scheme of your choice, to fit with the rest of your fleet and be ready to target any enemy.




    Source: https://www.shutterstock.com/nl/imag...hip-1155380314

    Fire Control Module
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The Fire Control Module ensures improved battle operations by synchronising fire and enhancing tactical control for a Fleet. It is a large module to be installed on a sizeable vessel, such as a flagship or logistics ship. It can fit from a frigate and upwards, though at heavy cost to other systems. Most suitable would be a Carrier or Destroyer and up.

    The Fire Control Module is dedicated to oversight and control over an action radius, increasing efficiency within range. Advanced computers track targets and allies, enabling commanders a better overview of the battle and coupling with other ship systems to coordinate assaults more effectively. Besides giving the ability to better coordin lead combat, the systems are also designed to synchronise targets and allowing devastating barrages of weapons fire, increasing damage dealt to enemies.




    Source: https://www.shutterstock.com/nl/imag...round-81147184

    New!
    Starburst Autocannon

    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The long single barrel of the Starburst Autocannon is capable of an extremely high rate of fire, shooting a veritable burst of rounds at its target. Refined from earlier Autocannon designs, it surpasses previous rates of fire and accuracy. In addition, its base is more durable, allowing it to suffer less from overheating and making it more difficult to destroy if targeted.

    The Starburst Autocannon is, for fleets, a relatively small armament. Most suitable for use on fighter or corvette class vessels as main weapon and for larger class vessels it is a side weapon, equipped to deal with smaller threats than the vessel will be designed for. It is a fantastic upgrade for the stock weapons of logistical or support vessels, who will generally rely on smaller arms than more combative versions of their class. For instance carriers and support frigates will find this an excellent weapon to stave off smaller threats until reinforcements arrive. This will make the Starburst Autocannon an essential upgrade for weapons of its class.




    Source: https://stellaris.paradoxwikis.com/P...eflectors_Tech
    Multiphase Barrier
    Limited stock! Immediate delivery!
    Price: 2 Trade for 4 Shipments, immediately delivered.

    The latest advance in shield technology, the Multiphase Barrier excels at protecting spaceships from incoming weapon fire in combat. Relying on multiple overlapping asynchronous shield phases, it's capable of sustaining far greater punishment, a magnificent barrier against one's foes.

    Forming a tight elliptical bubble around the spaceship, the Multiphase Barrier is invisible to the naked eye until hit. Lighting up at struck locations, the attacker will come to realise how durable this Barrier is as it is capable of sustained operations through continuous fire.


    Agency Equipment



    Source: https://pt.dreamstime.com/ilustra%C3...-image64902513

    Hacking Hardware
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Designed with Zaqaru expertise in cryptography and the digital realm, Hacking Hardware was developed to assist your agents in the same field. Specialized devices and hardware operate in the digital and electronic battlefield.

    Each shipment contains personal devices with specialized hardware and three squadrons of scout spaceships in the colour of your choice. The scouts have antenna equipped with all kinds of hacking hardware, such as sensors, computers and communication interceptors. This allows agents to more effectively work in their area of expertise, from disabling enemies, infiltrating hostile territory, listening in to foreign communications, to being tasked to advance cypher or enigma.



    Sensors Array
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Information regarding the enemy is what will prove vital in any operation. Zaqaru provides advanced sensors to meet this need. Specialized sensors arrays to be incorporated in large vessels, such as Carriers and Cruisers, as well as the latest sensors installed in dedicated sensor probes.

    This allows highly effective intelligence gathering, so that messages or sensitive information may be earlier uncovered. The information provides a significant advantage in the battlefield, as by being aware of the enemy before they are aware of you, disabling them is even easier. The equipment readily synergises with hacking Hardware.


    Market Equipment



    Source: https://endless-space-2.fandom.com/w...sma_Metallurgy

    Hyperlanes
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Two rings set side by side, placed throughout a star system in lines after another with vast distances between them. Together they form lanes through which spaceships can fly and accelerate to great speeds along the lanes. Connecting warp gates, market colonies and economically strategic locations such as resource extraction sites, the Hyperlanes are capable of vastly speeding up the flow of trade and accumulation of wealth.

    Travellers choose which of the two rings to move through, as each traverses in a different direction, speeding up travel by magnetically and gravitationally accelerating the spaceship along the course of the lane. Each of the the rings is marked with different lights and symbols to signify the direction. The lanes move as the star system rotates, optimising travel routes between destinations. Routes may be curved and adapted to the needs of the colonies and star systems.

    As resources arrive faster, deliveries are faster and civilian transport easier the benefits for markets are numerous, leading to economic benefits easy to take advantage of. A highpoint of interplanetary infrastructure to stand next to the warp gates connecting star systems.




    Source: https://pngtree.com/freepng/recycle-...r_3624930.html

    Reclamation Automata
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Elaborate machines in different shapes and forms which integrate with industrial complexes, civilian districts and infrastructure. Handling waste disposal, management and recycling in a completely automated fashion, the Reclamation Automata are even able to move to where the demand is highest.

    Small robots which scurry through streets to clean up litter and tossed aside garbage, shuttles to move the garbage and even bulky waste processor automata are capable of replacing to sites with peaks of recycling opportunities within a colony. This mobility allows a flexible integration in industries and production chains, adaptation to events and efficiency in an otherwise thankless job. The materials within the waste are processed by these automata so the vital resources reclaimed for use by society.




    Icon made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com

    Nano-Assemblers
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Manufacture on the molecular level is present in several industrial fields, but never before has production achieved the level of efficiency as with Nano-Assemblers. Capable of processing vast amounts of resources on an industrial level to create products where manipulation on the nano-level scale is either necessary or useful.

    The Nano-Assemblers are available in a range of sizes and costs, allowing both small manufacturers and industrial production to make use of them. The ease of nano-assembly allows for a new range of products to be introduced which otherwise would not be cost-effective, adding to diversity of goods available and increasing economic opportunities.

    Spoiler: House Voss
    Show
    Dear Councillor Vanya Mal,

    Word has reached me that peace has returned to the borders of House Voss. This gives rise to opportunities for trade, which on behalf of Zaqaru I wish to present to you.

    With great pleasure I wish to inform you of the current equipment Zaqaru has available for sale. Please find the information for current equipment below. Delivery time for an order is five years. Alternative methods of payment are discussable. Should you be interested, I will be happy to take any orders or answer any questions you may have.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit


    Court Equipment



    Source: http://www.rohtakchain.com/

    Zaqaru Jewelry
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The Zaqaru catalog of jewelry has drawn attention in the past and this most recent addition is a work of art and expert craft. The precious metals, minerals and gems of Zaqaru origin are used in exquisite designs to adorn the human body.

    Crystal droplets composing a necklace, ruby set in gold to compliment ears as earrings, embossed gold and ornamented silver rings, gleaming steel badges with intricate forms, armbands as if made of quicksilver and many more jewelry make up the available connection. Any kind to fit any dress or outfit, from emerald to compliment blue or silver to contrast black, from multifaceted gems to draw attention to bare skin or decorate tiara's, headbands and more. From timeless designs to the latest in fashion, all are delivered by the Zaqaru experts. Tailored to the buyer, the jewelry is sure to have to best and most comfortable fit and make the best addition to any new or existing wardrobe.


    Fleet Equipment




    Orca Bomber
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 3 shipments.

    The Orca Bomber is an improved version of the Zaqaru bomber. The chassis is of a familiar and trusted design, with the necessary upgrades. The armaments are of Greenflame design, an array of nuclear missiles to inflect even greater damage against heavily armoured targets.

    Each shipment contains 5 squadrons of fighter craft. With each squadron composed of 5 fighters, this makes for a grand total of 75 bombers at your disposal. They are available in the colour scheme of your choice, to fit with the rest of your fleet and be ready to target any enemy.




    Source: https://www.shutterstock.com/nl/imag...hip-1155380314

    Fire Control Module
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The Fire Control Module ensures improved battle operations by synchronising fire and enhancing tactical control for a Fleet. It is a large module to be installed on a sizeable vessel, such as a flagship or logistics ship. It can fit from a frigate and upwards, though at heavy cost to other systems. Most suitable would be a Carrier or Destroyer and up.

    The Fire Control Module is dedicated to oversight and control over an action radius, increasing efficiency within range. Advanced computers track targets and allies, enabling commanders a better overview of the battle and coupling with other ship systems to coordinate assaults more effectively. Besides giving the ability to better coordin lead combat, the systems are also designed to synchronise targets and allowing devastating barrages of weapons fire, increasing damage dealt to enemies.




    Source: https://www.shutterstock.com/nl/imag...round-81147184

    New!
    Starburst Autocannon

    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The long single barrel of the Starburst Autocannon is capable of an extremely high rate of fire, shooting a veritable burst of rounds at its target. Refined from earlier Autocannon designs, it surpasses previous rates of fire and accuracy. In addition, its base is more durable, allowing it to suffer less from overheating and making it more difficult to destroy if targeted.

    The Starburst Autocannon is, for fleets, a relatively small armament. Most suitable for use on fighter or corvette class vessels as main weapon and for larger class vessels it is a side weapon, equipped to deal with smaller threats than the vessel will be designed for. It is a fantastic upgrade for the stock weapons of logistical or support vessels, who will generally rely on smaller arms than more combative versions of their class. For instance carriers and support frigates will find this an excellent weapon to stave off smaller threats until reinforcements arrive. This will make the Starburst Autocannon an essential upgrade for weapons of its class.




    Source: https://stellaris.paradoxwikis.com/P...eflectors_Tech
    Multiphase Barrier
    Limited stock! Immediate delivery!
    Price: 2 Trade for 4 Shipments, immediately delivered.

    The latest advance in shield technology, the Multiphase Barrier excels at protecting spaceships from incoming weapon fire in combat. Relying on multiple overlapping asynchronous shield phases, it's capable of sustaining far greater punishment, a magnificent barrier against one's foes.

    Forming a tight elliptical bubble around the spaceship, the Multiphase Barrier is invisible to the naked eye until hit. Lighting up at struck locations, the attacker will come to realise how durable this Barrier is as it is capable of sustained operations through continuous fire.


    Agency Equipment



    Source: https://pt.dreamstime.com/ilustra%C3...-image64902513

    Hacking Hardware
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Designed with Zaqaru expertise in cryptography and the digital realm, Hacking Hardware was developed to assist your agents in the same field. Specialized devices and hardware operate in the digital and electronic battlefield.

    Each shipment contains personal devices with specialized hardware and three squadrons of scout spaceships in the colour of your choice. The scouts have antenna equipped with all kinds of hacking hardware, such as sensors, computers and communication interceptors. This allows agents to more effectively work in their area of expertise, from disabling enemies, infiltrating hostile territory, listening in to foreign communications, to being tasked to advance cypher or enigma.



    Sensors Array
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Information regarding the enemy is what will prove vital in any operation. Zaqaru provides advanced sensors to meet this need. Specialized sensors arrays to be incorporated in large vessels, such as Carriers and Cruisers, as well as the latest sensors installed in dedicated sensor probes.

    This allows highly effective intelligence gathering, so that messages or sensitive information may be earlier uncovered. The information provides a significant advantage in the battlefield, as by being aware of the enemy before they are aware of you, disabling them is even easier. The equipment readily synergises with hacking Hardware.


    Market Equipment



    Source: https://endless-space-2.fandom.com/w...sma_Metallurgy

    Hyperlanes
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Two rings set side by side, placed throughout a star system in lines after another with vast distances between them. Together they form lanes through which spaceships can fly and accelerate to great speeds along the lanes. Connecting warp gates, market colonies and economically strategic locations such as resource extraction sites, the Hyperlanes are capable of vastly speeding up the flow of trade and accumulation of wealth.

    Travellers choose which of the two rings to move through, as each traverses in a different direction, speeding up travel by magnetically and gravitationally accelerating the spaceship along the course of the lane. Each of the the rings is marked with different lights and symbols to signify the direction. The lanes move as the star system rotates, optimising travel routes between destinations. Routes may be curved and adapted to the needs of the colonies and star systems.

    As resources arrive faster, deliveries are faster and civilian transport easier the benefits for markets are numerous, leading to economic benefits easy to take advantage of. A highpoint of interplanetary infrastructure to stand next to the warp gates connecting star systems.




    Source: https://pngtree.com/freepng/recycle-...r_3624930.html

    Reclamation Automata
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Elaborate machines in different shapes and forms which integrate with industrial complexes, civilian districts and infrastructure. Handling waste disposal, management and recycling in a completely automated fashion, the Reclamation Automata are even able to move to where the demand is highest.

    Small robots which scurry through streets to clean up litter and tossed aside garbage, shuttles to move the garbage and even bulky waste processor automata are capable of replacing to sites with peaks of recycling opportunities within a colony. This mobility allows a flexible integration in industries and production chains, adaptation to events and efficiency in an otherwise thankless job. The materials within the waste are processed by these automata so the vital resources reclaimed for use by society.




    Icon made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com

    Nano-Assemblers
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Manufacture on the molecular level is present in several industrial fields, but never before has production achieved the level of efficiency as with Nano-Assemblers. Capable of processing vast amounts of resources on an industrial level to create products where manipulation on the nano-level scale is either necessary or useful.

    The Nano-Assemblers are available in a range of sizes and costs, allowing both small manufacturers and industrial production to make use of them. The ease of nano-assembly allows for a new range of products to be introduced which otherwise would not be cost-effective, adding to diversity of goods available and increasing economic opportunities.
    Last edited by Zweanslord; 2019-06-11 at 07:51 AM.

  7. - Top - End - #187
    Barbarian in the Playground
     
    PaladinGuy

    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Victoria, BC
    Gender
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    Default Re: TW: Imperium IC

    House Greenflame

    Enigma 6


    The screeching of engagement alarms called Arda from sleep. Even before he was sitting upright the com unit in his ear was chattering the list of officers demanding his attention, he muted them, already grasping parts of the situation. His uniform lay neatly folded at the foot of the officer cot, courtesy of his bodyguard.
    "Michelle can you fetch me one of the caffeinated packs? It looks like I will need the pick up."
    The small woman nodded sternly and moved to a nearby locker, preparing the iv nutripack with practiced precision.

    Arda dressed quickly and moved to his bridge console, flicking it from sleep and scanning the urgent messages. He flicked watch commander Talla Janju onto the screen.
    "They came through the gate? Despite knowing we were here?"
    Janju interrupted her conversation to turn to his screen.
    "Yessir, the scanners picked up a trio of battleships and their escorts jumping in about twenty minutes ago, the rest have shown up since, and they are still coming. No effort to hide themselves.”
    Arda furrowed his brows in puzzlement. Why not try to hide their jump? Or jump once the patrol had passed? Were they confident enough that they could take on the Haytham already? “Number projections?”
    “Working on it sir, they sure as hell have more than last time though.” She was smiling, although her eyes reminded Arda of a Iteran Seahaunt.
    “Keep the fleet back, call in the patrols, and inform me as soon as the analysts have numbers projections.” He killed the feed, switching over to his tactical officers. There were many fires to manage in the heat of precombat, and the smoother he could make things now they longer tactics and organization would last once the missiles started to fly.
    “We have twenty fighterwings on standby sir, if they launch their screen we will rip them from the stars!” John Raveres’ face was even more eager than the watch commander’s, everyone was keen to get away from the boredom of patrols, and the promise of large scale battle had many of the officers dreaming of prize money.
    “Easy Raveres, I want the Belephron II’s scout wings out and looking for any trying to slip around. Might not be a battle today.”

    And on it went, setting up his chess pieces as the foe set up theirs. All the while Janju poured in reports of more and more jump signatures. Once Arda was confident everything was mustering smoothly, he switched to the Belephron II’s comms officer.
    “Dan, send out a hail, I want to speak with the commander of this fleet.”
    Daniel Bander was an old friend, and despite his age, was still a fierce old wardog. More importantly, he knew when to put the wardog persona away and keep a straight face. Arda was glad that he had a cool head on comms with the fleet’s mood so tense.
    “You got it skip, sending now.” Barely a dozen seconds passed before he continued. “Ah, looks like they had the same idea, all ready for connection Admiral?”
    “Put me through comms.” Arda took one last opportunity to straighten his uniform and apply the bridge imaging to his sleeping quarters, then sat in his command throne.

    As the image began to focus, he began. “You have some nerve jumping your fleet into Foley, but you’ll not take the Haytham by surprise Admiral-”
    The fuzz of millions of kilometers faded from the image, leaving the gleeful faces of half a dozen military men staring smugly through the screen.
    “Ah, Admirals, I see… Why have you come to the Foley system? This star is under the protection of the Whitewyne Alliance, and last I checked you were certainly not a member.”
    The first of the men spoke up, the rest staying quiet. “Admiral Arda? Why we hardly expected to meet the Haytham here. We are simply traveling in a patrol of our own, by the… grace of the imperial charter.”
    Arda repressed the urge to close his eyes and sigh, his political advisors had warned him that this was an avenue the Collective might take. The warning did not make reality any less frustrating.
    “Be that as it may, these are unusual times Admiral, and I must detain your fleet under suspicion of treasonous intent unless you surrender your fleet itinerary for this… patrol.”
    “Admiral Arda that is hardly appropriate nor is it within your rights as a noble of the Imperium. But I suppose you are right in that these times are unusual. Our heading is for the Rayfield Sector.”
    Arda could not hide his surprise at that, and the faces of the assembled Collective officers grew even more smug. A flash of text from Janju passed by the bottom of his screen.
    “They are assuming formation admiral… parade formation…”
    “Do not worry Saquar, justice will come to your house in time. Now stand down your fleet or break the laws of the Imperium you hold so dear.”
    Doing his best to maintain his composure, Arda ended the hail. The new silence of the room broken only by his bodyguard abruptly plugging in a caffeinated IV pack to his navy pick-line.
    “Damnit Michelle, they have us by the hair. I wish Farid were here…”
    As usual the woman was stern and silent, composed as a stone.

    Tactical was upgrading their messages to maximum urgent, and Arda swiped them to the screen.
    “Main Collective battlegroup about to enter the missle envelope of Bafut Squadron, no screening craft launched. Permission to launch Saga Missiles Admiral!” There was hardly a question in the voice of Raveres, he was simply stating his desires.
    “Permission denied tactical, keep the weapons hot, but I will have every single one of your heads if a single shot is fired without my command.” Harsh words, but necessary in the face of such arrogance, both from friend and foe. He swiped back to the watch commander.
    “Talla we are not engaging, repeat, not engaging. Keep that fleet in our envelope and follow it to the edge of Whitewyne.”
    “Sir?”
    “You heard me watch master.” Arda killed the feed, then pulled up his keypad. Farid had to know, and Farid would know what to do.

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    Lord Torbin
    It is in dire times I find my house approaching yours once more. I had thought the Laramy conflict cooling, and that they would resume the duties of holding the realm together. Alas it seems the civil war continues, and it is up to us nobles to maintain the imperium.

    Of course I refer to the Cardoba Protectorate, the Collective may be targeting Earl's and empty space for the moment, but I have little doubt that they have the backing of the Infinite Republic, and that their eyes will soon turn to the weaker Dukes. It seems to me their aim is to destabilize the imperium, and perhaps pave the way to a power move by their sponsor.

    I am trying to bring together a larger group of Houses together, to combat crises that threaten the Imperium, with our first foe the Collective. The group is but an idea at the moment, and will require extensive discussion with other potential members. Would you be interested in such a meeting? In such a group? Even if a group such as this would not be in your interests I would still very much like to speak.

    Duke Farid Saquar
    Master of the Grand Marquis


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    Alexander Laramy
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    Heir Apparent,
    I write to you for the crisis that besets the Imperium’s borders. The Democratic Collective is making grand moves to attempt to destabilize the Imperium, and rubbing our own laws in our faces at the behest of the Infinite Republic. Your father was a great man, and he believed that his successor would be one who brought stability to the empire. I see few things more destabilizing in these modern times than our rivals pushing their puppets through our walls.

    I believe there is a solution, a crusade, like the glory times of old. Bring the Infinite Republic to its knees and secure the southern border for generations to come. You have a grievance with your sister, such is the politics of siblings, but the two of you have the closest the Imperium has right now to the authority to declare such a move.

    Please at least consider my words. My family will maintain the border as best we can, as is our duty, but the very laws we are sworn to uphold are currently being used to subvert us.

    Your Servant,
    Duke Farid Saquar
    Master of the Grand Marquis


    Persephone Laramy
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    Heir Apparent,
    I write to you for the crisis that besets the Imperium’s borders. The Democratic Collective is making grand moves to attempt to destabilize the Imperium, and rubbing our own laws in our faces at the behest of the Infinite Republic. Your father was a great man, and he believed that his successor would be one who brought stability to the empire. I see few things more destabilizing in these modern times than our rivals pushing their puppets through our walls.

    I believe there is a solution, a crusade, like the glory times of old. Bring the Infinite Republic to its knees and secure the southern border for generations to come. You have a grievance with your brother, such is the politics of siblings, but the two of you have the closest the Imperium has right now to the authority to declare such a move.

    Please at least consider my words. My family will maintain the border as best we can, as is our duty, but the very laws we are sworn to uphold are currently being used to subvert us.

    Your Servant,
    Duke Farid Saquar
    Master of the Grand Marquis



    House Vastadd
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    Duchess Izabella,
    First, thank you for joining together in alliance. I propose the name ‘Whitewyne Alliance’ and we should announce it publicly soon. I hope this relationship is long, loyal, and fruitful.

    Second, our mutual rival on the border. The Collective’s… acquisition of the Cardoba Protectorate reeks of manufactured crisis, but be that as it may they have a sizable fleet now split between territory, if there was ever a time to strike, it is now. Are we united in this? I am hoping to approach one or two other factions for favours and assistance, surely needed if the Infinite Republic Becomes involved.

    Duke Farid Saquar
    Master of the Grand Marquis


    Count Severin
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    Count Severin,
    Thank you for the Princely gift of the Shield of Algiers. A shining jewel in our glorious armada. Your desires to extend your influence are understandable and admirable. You have my blessing and backing to approach the Earl's of (09, -08) and (08, -07).
    Duke Farid Saquar
    Master of the Grand Marquis.


    The Earl's of Systems (05, -09), (06, -09), (07, -09)
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    Nobles of the Imperium,
    The Collective is pressing boldly and their efforts are growing in cunning and strength. I offer you the same guarantee that Earl Roshan received: Swear loyalty to House Greenflame and be protected from the cruelties of the Collective's Guillotine. In addition, I will offer a boon to the Earl's who join. [2 trade] with the pact that it must build a market colony. Do this, and you may use the colony to develop your systems for generations to come, safe under the Haytham's protection.
    Duke Farid Saquar
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    Zaqaru

    The Democrat Threat

    Zaqaru was not silent on the matter surrounding the Democratic Collective of the People. Grand Admiral Elos Roshami has gone on record stating he perceives it as “one of the greatest threats to the Empire in current times”. Earl Namzara Zaqaru, now free of the office of Grand Diplomat has denounced the Collective in various flowery statements. Several other earls, officials and minor nobles have similarly not been shy to profess a profound dislike and disapproval of the Collective. That an organisation denying the very feudalistic foundations the Empire was built upon is seen as a grave offense and its expansion is an outrage.

    However, despite the strong position, to any looking beyond the statements it is quite abundantly obvious they are but hollow words. Statements which may hold true opinions, but which purpose is mostly to please the crowds, show the people they hold the feudalistic values high. The only plans and actions which are enacted are tariffs and bans on products and transport from and to the Collective which is either non-existent or at most completely insignificant. Symbolic measures which, while not being effective at all, frames Zaqaru in a positive light in the Imperial realm.

    Fact is that the Collective, even as it now has influence in two sectors, does not share a sector with Zaqaru, nor directly borders the Akkedu Sector. While the Collective is close enough that they cannot be called distant and on the other side of the Empire, the distance is far enough that neither side has much to do with the other. Critics which point out these matters find little resistance as what Zaqaru does is still more than what the silent Houses do.

    That the Collective stands no threat from Zaqaru and can safely ignore the words and statements, barring outside intervention, is evident as the real focus of Zaqaru efforts is broadcasted far and wide through the Empire.




    Grand Diplomat Ninu Zaqaru
    Robot Unicorn Princess
    Earl of Mithurtu
    Winner of the Tattooine Run

    Hello everybody!

    With great happiness and pride I announce the greatest undertaking of our time!
    Join me in a journey across the rainbow, to a land filled with hope and legends!
    Chase the dream with me beyond known space!
    To boldly go where no Robot Unicorn Princess has gone before!
    We’re going to Zanadu!

    I hereby announce:

    The Quest for Zanadu

    The ancient Zaqaru Fortress Palace of Zanadu!
    Lost in the mists of time!
    Let’s make the past the future!
    Zanadu will be restored!

    I will lead the Zanadu Expedition, to find the greatest Palace of all time!
    In my great Quest, I need supporters daring to go out in the far reaches of space!

    Therefore, I must loudly call out to the bravest of explorers!

    For my first call, I call out to none other than the most Legendary Explorer of all,
    famous throughout the Empire for all his achievements and fabulous discoveries!
    The one, the only:

    Duke Benjamin Stone of House Lonestar!
    I invite you!
    Join me in my Quest for Zanadu!


    For my second call, I call out to none other than the Bravest Explorer of all,
    known far and wide for the gravest of alien dangers bested in all the Empire!
    The one, the only:

    Duchess Akachi Okeke!
    I invite you!
    Join me in my Quest for Zanadu!


    For my third call, I call out to all you courageous explorers, be they noble or in their employ, to join me in my Quest to find the Legendary Fortress Palace of Zanadu!

    Those brave enough to join me, please contact Lady Sun, who helps me to bring us all together to find Zanadu!

    We’re going to Zanadu!




    “We’re going to Zanadu” is said to the tune of “We’re going to Ibiza”. Shortly after the public broadcast, Robot Unicorn Princess Ninu Zaqaru publishes a new song called “We’re going to Zanadu”, which is wildly popular in Zaqaru space.

    The Quest for Zanadu

    Robot Unicorn Princess Ninu Zaqaru broadcasted the message far and wide. Following in its wake are more messages with explanations. Zaqaru is hosting an expedition to find Zanadu, the Fortress Palace of the ancient Zaqaru monarchs which was lost in a freak warp gate incident. This is the aforementioned Quest for Zanadu. Invited to join are all the known noble Houses, from Earl to Duke (and King and Emperor, but there are none at the moment).

    To find the place do so will require exploration and those best versed in exploration are scientists from Universities. While the messages do not hint towards it, it is common knowledge that if there is any weak point in Zaqaru forces, it is their universities, which clearly points to why they are calling for explorers.

    The reason as to why Zaqaru seeks to find Zanadu needs scarce little explanation. The different messages speak of ancient right, bringing justice to history, reclaiming the past of Zaqaru, but the intention is much clearer. Zaqaru seeks to further cement the legitimacy of their claim to kingship. To this end, they lay claim to all which is found during the Quest for Zanadu.

    The base offer to achieve this is a [1 Trade] for [1 Scientist], for as long as the Zaqaru coffers hold. Alternative payments, such as military or agent support can be discussed with Lady Sun. Also on the negotiation table is a [5 Equipment] of choice to be produced from the Zaqaru catalog in exchange for [1 Scientist]. Those without knowledge of what Zaqaru has available in its catalog need to contact Lady Sun. When the Zaqaru coffers run out, Zaqaru still offers equipment trade involving both trade and research in exchange for the equipment, please contact Lady Sun for additional details.

    Obvious preference is given to explorers from both House Lonestar and House Okeke for the simple and most obvious reason that both Houses are known for their exploration focus. As the coffers of Zaqaru are not infinite, should there be more interested than Zaqaru can afford, additional preference will be given to the noble Houses which best present why their exploration skills are superior.

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    Anoa walked into the meeting room with only her advisors. She felt her face shift inquisitively as the room panned across her vision. Only the family and their personal advisors were here. Torbin sat across from her vacant chair. He seemed weary and pondering. Beside him were Belbryn, to his right, and Glordek, to his left. Those two still had their heads shoved into their holopads. They talked across the table to one another almost continuously. Glordek was again claiming that there were no resources available, no doubt.

    "It's impossible, we are too thinly stretched as is. We have little left without diverting almost everything and that would be very slow going." Was he actually looking through the resources or was this a programmed response.

    "Imagine how much faster you would get a return for what you want. We have no doubt helped, we just want to help more is all… and have a little extra." Belbryn looked up and smiled, but Glordek didn't.

    Anoa stood behind her chair. Bolkas nodded to her and she nodded back. Torbin looked up at her and smiled. "Welcome back Anoa. Please, take your seat."

    "No." Anger swelled in Anoa's veins. "I am not going to sit by and watch the galaxy rip itself apart. You have a task, we have a task to do. We may not have asked to be here, but I will do my part. I will help save these poor people, who are like us. They don't have the systems in place. They are exploitable and they are being bullied into submission. It is not growing our cause." Her righteousness burned in her voice.

    "Because of our delay, we may have extended this for decades. None of us will live to see the end of it. So no, I will not sit. Thank you." The chair was strong and resisted her finger's grasp. She wanted to rip it in half.

    Torbin looked at her, little emotion showed on his face, but he closed his eyes for a moment before he spoke. "We have done wonderful things these past years. I know that none of us asked to be a part of this, you have all risen to the occasion so well. Thank you my family." He looked at them one by one. The anger subsided from her when his pierced her soul. She looked away and her cheeks burned with shame. Out of turn and out of line.

    Torbin continued, "Anoa has already introduced the first order. Expansion. Zaqaru has taken control of their sector, they will probably declare themselves or their children King. DCOTP has invaded territory to the north. We have been stagnant and the world around us has grown more dangerous. We must keep up with the pace of others or we become tasty morsels for consumption."

    Torbin turned to Belbryn and put his hand to her shoulder, "Would you kindly explain how you can assist in this manner." Belbryn jumped a bit and quickly projected images onto the holotable.

    She smiled and her eyes flashed excitement. "With our research pact! we started our work. It was rough going, but we have come far. We have gained so many options. Our new colonies will be better, and be better as well. If we could burn every one of our cities to the ground and rebuild them, oh, the thought is just so exciting!" Anoa saw the joy in her face opposed by Glordek's flash of twisted disgust.

    "No." He looked back down at his holopad. Anoa couldn't help but agree with Glordek. It would take too long.

    Belbryn shouted, "I was just emphasizing how good new ones would be." She scorned them all with her stare. "Who do you think I am?" Her gaze lingered on Anoa.

    "Please cousins." Torbin reigned them in." We have decisions to make. Bolkas, if you don't mind."

    Bolkas smiled and stood. "My family, I'm thinking we start using our assets. Let our newly acquired agents lend their greedy little hands into your pies to help. I plan on taking a trip, my advisors are set to help you in any way."

    Torbin smiled. "That's where we all are. Keep in touch. Bolkas is planning a trip, I assume Belbryn will as well. Anoa, we will discuss more. Glordek, I know you will remain building. Please take into account our requests. Remember to reflect on your ideas and wishes. Now, let us eat."


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    The hologram response does not reveal the familiar image of Torbin, but a woman. She stands still and proper. Her outfit is that fitting a military commander, but she wears the sigil of House Gilkara and another similar emblem. She speaks calmly and politely.

    "Duke Farid,
    I would be willing to mercenary out a few fleets in exchange for some of your ships. My advisors inform me that you have Orca bombers and Hexshot fighters. If we are going to fight your enemies, we would prefer you to supply us with the means to be victorious. We hold a particular advantage of being able to split the Northern DCOTP from the South. Allow us to utilize it.

    Fleet Warden: Anoa Gilkara"


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    "Lady Sun,

    I have been advised to request a catalog of your wares.

    Belbryn Gilkara"
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    Zaqaru



    Torpedo Frigate

    The stock of the line frigate used widespread throughout the Zaqaru fleets is the Torpedo Frigate. The spaceship measures a length of 134 meters. In tactical operations it is slower and less maneuverable than the fighters making up the Zaqaru fleets, but easily outmaneuvers the Carrier. Forming the core of any fleet assault, the Torpedo Frigate relies on the first strike of the fighters to draw attention after which it fires its weapons and enters the fray.


    The spaceship possesses a thick hull to protect from the dangers of space and foes. Many other Zaqaruan ships of this size look much alike the design and it is not uncommon to see a frigate modified for other purposes. For example, a frigate may have switched around it’s military crew quarters and half or all of its weapons for a scientific outfitting to study anomalies, using the protection of the vast hull to ensure safe operations.


    Outfitted with two torpedo tubes at the front, the Torpedo Frigate aptly named for its capability to fire self-propelled projectiles at the enemy. The standard Torpedo Frigate carries two types of ammunition, cluster missiles and anti-ship torpedoes. Once the cluster missile nears its target, it will break apart and unleash multiple smaller homing missiles to target smaller spaceships, though it loses effectiveness against the fastest fighters. The anti-ship torpedoes are fired when dealing with larger spaceships, such as frigates and capital ships. Especially when multiple Torpedo Frigates unleash a barrage, the result is spectacularly explosive.


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    Skin darkened by enough sun hours, peerless yellow eyes, golden-blond hair, smooth curves draped by a gown fashioned out of richly decorated gold, sparkling in the light, brilliant golden bracelets, radiant golden earrings, shining golden necklace and a dazzling golden hair accessoire, it is clear why Lady Sun bears her name. Her response is an eloquent video transmission.

    “Greetings Belbryn Gilkara, I am Lady Sun.”

    “It is a pleasure to meet your acquaintance. From your request I take it House Gilkara is interested in joining the Quest for Zanadu. I am happy to take record of the interest and look forward to coming to an agreement what Zaqaru may offer in exchange for explorers to aid in this brilliant endeavour and grand undertaking.”

    “Please find the Zaqaru Catalog sent along with this message and let me know what items are of your desire. Included in the catalog are the prices both for regular business as well as this very special and limited offer in regards to the Quest for Zanadu, marked in regal purple. Delivery time of selected items, unless indicated otherwise, is five years.”

    “I take it you are aware of the conditions that apply considering the limits of this offer as has been sent by previous messages. However, should you have any questions, do not hesitate for longer than a thought to contact me.”

    “I look forward to a proposal from House Gilkara and I hope will receive it at the earliest opportunity.”

    “May the future be ever radiant.”


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    Zaqaru Jewelry
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.
    Price: [1 Scientist] for 5 Shipments

    The Zaqaru catalog of jewelry has drawn attention in the past and this most recent addition is a work of art and expert craft. The precious metals, minerals and gems of Zaqaru origin are used in exquisite designs to adorn the human body.

    Crystal droplets composing a necklace, ruby set in gold to compliment ears as earrings, embossed gold and ornamented silver rings, gleaming steel badges with intricate forms, armbands as if made of quicksilver and many more jewelry make up the available connection. Any kind to fit any dress or outfit, from emerald to compliment blue or silver to contrast black, from multifaceted gems to draw attention to bare skin or decorate tiara's, headbands and more. From timeless designs to the latest in fashion, all are delivered by the Zaqaru experts. Tailored to the buyer, the jewelry is sure to have to best and most comfortable fit and make the best addition to any new or existing wardrobe.


    Fleet Equipment




    Orca Bomber
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 3 shipments.
    Price: [1 Scientist] for 5 Shipments

    The Orca Bomber is an improved version of the Zaqaru bomber. The chassis is of a familiar and trusted design, with the necessary upgrades. The armaments are of Greenflame design, an array of nuclear missiles to inflect even greater damage against heavily armoured targets.

    Each shipment contains 5 squadrons of fighter craft. With each squadron composed of 5 fighters, this makes for a grand total of 75 bombers at your disposal. They are available in the colour scheme of your choice, to fit with the rest of your fleet and be ready to target any enemy.




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    Fire Control Module
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.
    Price: [1 Scientist] for 5 Shipments

    The Fire Control Module ensures improved battle operations by synchronising fire and enhancing tactical control for a Fleet. It is a large module to be installed on a sizeable vessel, such as a flagship or logistics ship. It can fit from a frigate and upwards, though at heavy cost to other systems. Most suitable would be a Carrier or Destroyer and up.

    The Fire Control Module is dedicated to oversight and control over an action radius, increasing efficiency within range. Advanced computers track targets and allies, enabling commanders a better overview of the battle and coupling with other ship systems to coordinate assaults more effectively. Besides giving the ability to better coordin lead combat, the systems are also designed to synchronise targets and allowing devastating barrages of weapons fire, increasing damage dealt to enemies.




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    Starburst Autocannon
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.
    Price: [1 Scientist] for 5 Shipments

    The long single barrel of the Starburst Autocannon is capable of an extremely high rate of fire, shooting a veritable burst of rounds at its target. Refined from earlier Autocannon designs, it surpasses previous rates of fire and accuracy. In addition, its base is more durable, allowing it to suffer less from overheating and making it more difficult to destroy if targeted.

    The Starburst Autocannon is, for fleets, a relatively small armament. Most suitable for use on fighter or corvette class vessels as main weapon and for larger class vessels it is a side weapon, equipped to deal with smaller threats than the vessel will be designed for. It is a fantastic upgrade for the stock weapons of logistical or support vessels, who will generally rely on smaller arms than more combative versions of their class. For instance carriers and support frigates will find this an excellent weapon to stave off smaller threats until reinforcements arrive. This will make the Starburst Autocannon an essential upgrade for weapons of its class.




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    Multiphase Barrier
    Limited stock! Immediate delivery!
    Price: 2 Trade for 4 Shipments, immediately delivered.
    Price: [1 Scientist] for 2 Shipments, immediately delivered

    The latest advance in shield technology, the Multiphase Barrier excels at protecting spaceships from incoming weapon fire in combat. Relying on multiple overlapping asynchronous shield phases, it's capable of sustaining far greater punishment, a magnificent barrier against one's foes.

    Forming a tight elliptical bubble around the spaceship, the Multiphase Barrier is invisible to the naked eye until hit. Lighting up at struck locations, the attacker will come to realise how durable this Barrier is as it is capable of sustained operations through continuous fire.


    Agency Equipment



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    Hacking Hardware
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.
    Price: [1 Scientist] for 5 Shipments

    Designed with Zaqaru expertise in cryptography and the digital realm, Hacking Hardware was developed to assist your agents in the same field. Specialized devices and hardware operate in the digital and electronic battlefield.

    Each shipment contains personal devices with specialized hardware and three squadrons of scout spaceships in the colour of your choice. The scouts have antenna equipped with all kinds of hacking hardware, such as sensors, computers and communication interceptors. This allows agents to more effectively work in their area of expertise, from disabling enemies, infiltrating hostile territory, listening in to foreign communications, to being tasked to advance cypher or enigma.



    Sensors Array
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.
    Price: [1 Scientist] for 5 Shipments

    Information regarding the enemy is what will prove vital in any operation. Zaqaru provides advanced sensors to meet this need. Specialized sensors arrays to be incorporated in large vessels, such as Carriers and Cruisers, as well as the latest sensors installed in dedicated sensor probes.

    This allows highly effective intelligence gathering, so that messages or sensitive information may be earlier uncovered. The information provides a significant advantage in the battlefield, as by being aware of the enemy before they are aware of you, disabling them is even easier. The equipment readily synergises with hacking Hardware.


    Market Equipment



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    Hyperlanes
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.
    Price: [1 Scientist] for 5 Shipments

    Two rings set side by side, placed throughout a star system in lines after another with vast distances between them. Together they form lanes through which spaceships can fly and accelerate to great speeds along the lanes. Connecting warp gates, market colonies and economically strategic locations such as resource extraction sites, the Hyperlanes are capable of vastly speeding up the flow of trade and accumulation of wealth.

    Travellers choose which of the two rings to move through, as each traverses in a different direction, speeding up travel by magnetically and gravitationally accelerating the spaceship along the course of the lane. Each of the the rings is marked with different lights and symbols to signify the direction. The lanes move as the star system rotates, optimising travel routes between destinations. Routes may be curved and adapted to the needs of the colonies and star systems.

    As resources arrive faster, deliveries are faster and civilian transport easier the benefits for markets are numerous, leading to economic benefits easy to take advantage of. A highpoint of interplanetary infrastructure to stand next to the warp gates connecting star systems.




    Source: https://pngtree.com/freepng/recycle-...r_3624930.html

    Reclamation Automata
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.
    Price: [1 Scientist] for 5 Shipments

    Elaborate machines in different shapes and forms which integrate with industrial complexes, civilian districts and infrastructure. Handling waste disposal, management and recycling in a completely automated fashion, the Reclamation Automata are even able to move to where the demand is highest.

    Small robots which scurry through streets to clean up litter and tossed aside garbage, shuttles to move the garbage and even bulky waste processor automata are capable of replacing to sites with peaks of recycling opportunities within a colony. This mobility allows a flexible integration in industries and production chains, adaptation to events and efficiency in an otherwise thankless job. The materials within the waste are processed by these automata so the vital resources reclaimed for use by society.




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    Nano-Assemblers
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.
    Price: [1 Scientist] for 5 Shipments

    Manufacture on the molecular level is present in several industrial fields, but never before has production achieved the level of efficiency as with Nano-Assemblers. Capable of processing vast amounts of resources on an industrial level to create products where manipulation on the nano-level scale is either necessary or useful.

    The Nano-Assemblers are available in a range of sizes and costs, allowing both small manufacturers and industrial production to make use of them. The ease of nano-assembly allows for a new range of products to be introduced which otherwise would not be cost-effective, adding to diversity of goods available and increasing economic opportunities.

    Spoiler: House Greenflame
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    Dear Duke Farid Saquar Greenflame,

    Time has passed since I last contacted you. The equipment selection available for purchase from Zaqaru has broadened and diversified ever since. With pride I can make available to you equipment of benefit in the navy, for agencies, markets and the court. Should budget allow and interest be present, I can send you the current catalog. Or, if you seek to join the previously broadcasted Quest for Zanadu, I can get you in touch with Lady Sun.

    Please let me know should you have interest, or if you still find it lacking, what I might offer in the future on behalf of Zaqaru to do pique your interest.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit

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    Dear Duke Raudos Arnos,

    My condolences to the casualties in the recent collision incident. A regrettable event, especially the unfavourable reaction of the public, which only adds insult to injury. I wish you, as leader of the House Arnos which Zaqaru has a non-aggression pact luck in the coming time.

    From my own part, to help you with some luck, I wish to offer a trade. Zaqaru has top of the line Sensor Arrays available for sale, so that such future incidents can be prevented. Also available are other equipment, suitable for navy, agencies, markets and the court, should that be of interest to you.

    In any case, let me know if I can make a proposal with regards to Sensor Arrays or if you have interest in more information in regards to what is available. Should, on the other hand, this proposal be at a bad time, I fully understand. Let me know either way and I wish you the best in the coming times.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit

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    Dear Earl Varrais de Pantou,

    I cordially invite you, your facilities and staff, to join my team of earl scientists as vassal to Zaqaru. I offer you great scientific challenges to pursue, possibilities to explore, opportunities to advance the borders of what is known to and possible by humanity and create designs which will be used throughout the Empire. Together our efforts stand stronger than alone.

    With peace reigning in the Akkadu Sector, let us strive as one to ever greater advancement within the sector. Champseau lies central in the Sector at the Manzat star cluster and I would be honoured and proud to have the Manzat center of science be part of my team.

    This sentiment I express especially because of the recent reports considering activity of the Democratic Collective of the People, which have given me cause for concern with regards to you and House de Pantou. It is clear they look beyond their borders, even far outside of their Sector, to bring down noble earls under their despicable influence. Therefore, I seek to offer you Zaqaru protection against this unpredictable threat, so we may ensure that such a font of knowledge may stand safely in the Akkadu Sector and peace may be harbored.

    As you are well aware, Zaqaru current efforts are aimed at the greatest expedition of our time, the Quest for Zanada to which I invite you to take part, so you may too be counted as one of the brave explorers to bring about such a great achievement. After the Quest for Zanadu, I will be eager to take your personal advice on research goals, enjoying a fresh wind to drive inspiration and pursue new outlets to bring about the latest advancements to known space.

    Therefore I please ask you to carefully consider this offer. I look forward to your reply.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Scientist Earl Caksya Gupta
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    The Grand Exchange
    House Mertens has constructed a network of extravagant trade hubs throughout their territory. Hosting various merchants from huge megacorps to humble one ship operations they are also reaching out to any of the Great Houses that might be interested in operating with them.

    House Mertens is offering a service to serve as a discrete clearing house of equipment in technology. In exchange for a small fraction of the profits they are offering to list various designs in a central database so that anonymous buyers and sellers can do business without worrying about the particulars of war or inconvenient feuds.

    Spoiler: Alexander Laramy to House Greenflame [Enigma 10]
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    Duke Saquar,

    The Infinite Republic has been a thorn in the Imperium's side since time immemorial. But that is not for lack of trying. Past crusades have not gone well, and indeed planted the seeds of the democratic collective. We would need to see indications of considerable support to even contemplate such a thing.

    Archduke Alexander Laramy


    Spoiler: Crown Princess Persephone Laramy to House Greenflame [Enigma 10]
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    Duke Saquar,

    We would not be opposed to such a thing in principal. However even if our damnable brother agreed to a ceasefire we have prior military commitments that need to be addressed first.

    Crown Prince Persephone Laramy


    Spoiler: House Vastadd to House Greenflame [Enigma 4]
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    Duke Saquar,

    We are willing if you believe it is the best strategy. But we don't particularly favor a military solution at all. Even a quick victory will cost us time and forces. And a quick victory seems unlikely.

    Duchess Izabela Vastadd


    Spoiler: Count Severin to House Greenflame [Enigma 3]
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    Your Grace,

    It is only with your aid that I was able to develop my system to the point where we could develop the Shield. It is only fitting that it support you on your campaigns. I will endeavor to bring Earl Dhaval and Earl Pip into the fold.

    Count Halcyone Séverin


    Spoiler: Earl Maike Maksim, Earl Rama Christer, and Earl Leif Vasil to House Greenflame [Enigma 3]
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    The earls seem reluctant when discussing matters with the Greenflame diplomats. The trade offers are tempting, but they don't really want to add themselves to the potential targets of the Democratic Collective.

    As it stands the collective can't expand past Roshan, but they could send spies and saboteurs to destroy defenceless colonies.


    Spoiler: House Lonestar to the Zaqaru Dynasty [Enigma 4]
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    Partner,

    Of course I'd be happier than a pip in a haystack to help ya'll explore the far reaches. I've been itching to get back in the saddle.

    Duke Benjamin Stone


    Spoiler: House Okeke to the Zaqaru Dynasty [Enigma 4]
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    Duke Zaqaru,

    House Okeke would be willing to lend our expertise, but if you have followed our history you know we are not merely seekers of knowledge, but hunters of fame and fortune. We are willing to bear the costs of our own exploration fleets if you grant us an equal share in whatever we find.

    Duchess Akachi Okeke


    Spoiler: House Arnos to the Zaqaru Dynasty [Enigma 5
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    ]Grand Administrator,

    We thank you for your concern, but the sensors of House Arnos are already suitable to the task. As for your other equipment, we have in fact just finished developing an array of new designs of our own. Perhaps you would be interested in trading to replace even more of your current hardware with cutting edge technology.

    Duke Raudos Arnos


    Spoiler: House de Pantou to the Zaqaru Dynasty [Enigma 3
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    ]Grand Scientist Earl Caksya Gupta,

    I would be honored to lend the assistance of my scientists to your expedition. However I feel the threat of the Democratic Collective is rather overblown and not worth worrying about here in Akkadu.

    Earl Varrais de Pantou

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    House Greenflame

    Enigma 6


    Equipment Catalogue
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    The house of Greenflame as well as our vassals have worked tirelessly to produce new blueprints to rival even the authors of science fiction. All greenflame blueprints are available at rates based on their age.

    [1 trade / 3 equipment]
    Hexshot Fighters:
    Ultralight fighters with few peers, Star Superiority Fighters will screen heavier ships and rend light ships from the stars. Six retrothruster engines pair with six Umbra III Blasters for unrivaled manuverability, see the footage from the Sashaw star race for one in action. Dorsal and belly mounted lighting lasers give a full field of fire as well as superior atmospheric close air support.

    Orca Bombers:
    An ultralight torpedo delivery ship designed to shake battleships to fragments with forty inboard launching nuclear magnetic torpedoes. A pair of lightning lasers ward off interceptors and grant some dueling capability against other bombers.

    2 trade / 5 equipment
    Radiant Shield Generators:
    Based on the designs of the Heart of the Fleet prototype, Radiant shields are an upgrade in every aspect over void shield generators. While less applicable to Mercantile starships and pleasurecraft, military grade power generators will easily absorb the extra power intake. In exchange, radiant tech displays far tougher resistance to both impact and energy charge weaponry, as well as noteworthy decreases in recharge intervals.

    Fighter Forges:
    A heavy support module focused on carriers, the fighter forge is a shipboard ultralight factory, allowing ships to harvest anything from metallic asteroids to battlefield scrap and create endless fleets of fightercraft, even in the heat of battle.


    House Gilkara
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    Lady Anoa,
    A fair trade, we have several blueprints available. If you wish to trade military support for equipment I will allow the substitution of trade for military in our catalogue. Alternatively I could offer you lease on the blueprints in exchange for military support. Are you still interested?

    Duke Farid Saquar
    Master of the Grand Marquis

    OOC: There is also a message from TRAM in my NPC section.


    House Zaqaru
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    Thank you administrator, perhaps if your scientists produce any market equipment I might be interested.

    Duke Farid Saquar
    Master of the Grand Marquis


    NPCs


    Earl Maike Maksim, Earl Rama Christer, and Earl Leif Vasil
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    Good Earls,
    My offer remains, but you must now consider that the Collective did not target Greenflame ships, nor Greenflame space over the past five years. They targeted independent Earls who could not defend themselves, damned the ‘Agreed to Join’ rumours. Infrastructure shutdowns? Local uprisings? Rayview hosts two of the most prestigious noble families in the Imperium, the Rayview sector has been peaceful for years until the Collective fleet ‘toured’. Ask Earl Roshan if you doubt their aggression. It was but ten years ago that the Collective fleet visited his systems with the intent of carrying out their threats. And the Haytham fleet that prevented it from happening.

    Duke Farid Saquar
    Master of the Grand Marquis


    Alexander Laramy
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    Heir Apparent,
    My house has been on many crusades against our enemies at the gates. But now one lies within our walls. Perhaps a crusade is not what might be called for, but while the Empire remains fractured, they will only strengthen the Collective further. Perhaps a crusade not for the republic itself, but simply for the Collectives removal?

    Duke Farid Saquar
    Master of the Grand Marquis


    Persephone Laramy
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    Heir Apparent,
    Might this humble servant know what Military Commitments of which you speak? Perhaps my House could assist.

    Duke Farid Saquar
    Master of the Grand Marquis


    House Vastadd
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    Duchess Izabella,
    I am not certain, the underwhelming reaction of the Imperium at large is disheartening, though I will not stop trying. There is perhaps another idea I have, though best discussed in private. Would you be willing to meet once more?

    Duke Farid Saquar
    Master of the Grand Marquis

    House of Steel
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    House of Steel,
    I understand that negotiations have halted for any further mercenary contract after the tragic loss of Admiral Shen. But perhaps I might know the candidates for the next admiral? I still hope to hire your outfit in future, and it seems foolish to not know the people I will eventually be dealing with.


    TRAM [current members: House Greenflame, House Vastadd, House Gilkara, House Starosta]
    Spoiler
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    My research has gone forward without incident, and my archives are ready for reimaging. Has there been any trouble for the assembled parties that might delay the pact?


    House Lonestar
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    Lord Benjamin Stone,
    The Cardoba Protectorate lies on your doorstep, cutting off your houses natural route of expansion. I am sure your house is more than capable of teasing warpgates into an infinite expansion route, but I am curious what your stance is on their… bold move. I'll not dance around the fact that my house is rather hostile to the Collective, they have responded in kind. But given the Emperor's last will, I can think of few forces more destabilizing than the Collectives rise to power.

    Duke Farid Saquar
    Master of the Grand Marquis


    The Exagon Family
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    The Cardoba Protectorate lies on your doorstep, cutting off your houses natural route of expansion. I am sure your house is more than capable of teasing warpgates into an infinite expansion route, but I am curious what your stance is on their… bold move. I'll not dance around the fact that my house is rather hostile to the Collective, they have responded in kind. But given the Emperor's last will, I can think of few forces more destabilizing than the Collectives rise to power.

    Duke Farid Saquar
    Master of the Grand Marquis
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    Zaqaru



    Grand Diplomat Ninu Zaqaru
    Robot Unicorn Princess
    Earl of Mithurtu
    Winner of the Tattooine Run

    Hello everybody!

    I am overjoyed to announce a man of great renown to join me on

    The Quest for Zanadu

    A huge welcome to the explorer who needs no introduction as the famous legends precede him wherever he goes!

    Duke Benjamin Stone of House Lonestar!

    Together, we will set out to find Zanadu!
    Yet I still need more explorers!
    Therefore, I have spoken with Duke Nabuna Zaqaru!
    He has been ever so kind to increase the bounty for joining!

    Thank you, Duke Nabuna Zaqaru!
    Thank you, all those who join the Quest for Zanadu!

    The ancient Zaqaru Fortress Palace of Zanadu!
    Lost in the mists of time!
    Let’s make the past the future!
    Zanadu will be restored!

    We’re going to Zanadu!




    Following the transmission is a broadcast which states an increase in the rewards for joining. Zaqaru currently offers:

    [1.5 Trade] for [1 Scientist]
    or
    [7 Equipment] for [1 Scientist]

    Alternative payments can be discussed. Equipment will require production time of 5 years. The offer lasts, as previously said, as far as Zaqaru has available. Afterwards, Zaqaru will have available an equipment trade involving both trade and research in exchange for the equipment. For all questions, Lady Sun is to be contacted.

    Enigma: 7

    Spoiler: House Lonestar
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    Dear Duke Benjamin Stone,

    Fantastic news you will join on the Quest for Zanadu! Grand Diplomat Ninu Zaqaru has made your participation known, to bolster your fame far and wide!

    I would like to inquire if and how many explorers you will bring along with you on this grand undertaking and what I may offer on behalf of Zaqaru in return.

    Yours sincerely,
    Lady Sun
    Assistant of Grand Diplomat Ninu Zaqaru, Robot Unicorn Princess

    Spoiler: House Okeke
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    Dear Duchess Akachi Okeke,

    I hope it pleases you that I respond. I am Lady Sun, appointed and authorized to manage all business involving the Quest for Zanadu. It is with pleasure I take note of your willingness to lend your valued expertise to this great undertaking.

    There has been an update to the Zaqaru offer with regards to reward offered, which may be more to your liking now, but I will address your offer, as it is of particular interest, allowing for more explorers to join this quest.

    As you are aware, the Quest for Zanadu is to find the ancient Zaqaru Fortress Palace of Zanadu. Naturally, the site and location itself falls completely to Zaqaru ownership. It will contain many historical objects of Zaqaru origin. I cannot in good consciousness offer you a share in the such historically and culturally important assets. However, what I can do is offer you a virtual share, defined by the amount of your contribution, up to an amount resulting in an equal share.

    Should assets not of Zaqaru origin be found in the Quest for Zanadu, these will have priority to fill your share, resulting in an actual share. Any remainder which would cover assets of Zaqaru origin will be claimed by Zaqaru, but be compensated fairly by Zaqaru after the Quest. Would such an arrangement be agreeable?

    Yours sincerely,
    Lady Sun
    Assistant of Grand Diplomat Ninu Zaqaru, Robot Unicorn Princess

    (OOC: Basically, suppose House Okeke contributes equally to Zaqaru and we find [2 Alien Valuables] and [6 Ancient Zaqaru Relics] worth [2 Trade] and [6 Trade], then the [2 Alien Valuables] would be given to House Okeke and [6 Ancient Zaqaru Relics] would be given to Zaqaru, but Zaqaru would compensate with a regular [2 Trade].)

    Spoiler: House Arnos
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    Dear Duke Raudos Arnos,

    Good to hear your sensors are up to the task. I am certainly interested in equipment trade between House Arnos and Zaqaru. I would to know whether you are looking for a trade where both our parties produce equipment and exchange that, or a trade where both parties exchange current stocks.

    I wish to know, because as to the former, Zaqaru is currently reserving funds for the Quest for Zanadu, which may be of interest to you. If possess such interest, I can bring you in contact with Lady Sun. Otherwise, if you are more interested in exchanging current equipment stocks, I can provide you with a list of equipment currently available in Zaqaru stocks. Please state your preference and I will take due action.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit

    Spoiler: House de Pantou
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    Dear Earl Varrais de Pantou,

    I am very pleased to hear you will lend assistance to the Quest for Zanadu. I hope your feeling will be true in the time to come. However, I still wish to persuade you for continued cooperation after the Quest for Zanadu. Would you be amenable to this request?

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Scientist Earl Caskya Gupta

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    Dear Duke Farid Saquar,

    I am pleased to report Zaqaru produces market equipment. Please find along this message all information regarding the market equipment currently available for purchase. Should you in the future find yourself interested in fleet, agency or court equipment, do not hesitate to let me know. All equipment has a production time of 5 years. If you have any further questions, I will be pleased to answer them. I look forward to any orders.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit


    Market Equipment



    Source: https://endless-space-2.fandom.com/w...sma_Metallurgy

    Hyperlanes
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Two rings set side by side, placed throughout a star system in lines after another with vast distances between them. Together they form lanes through which spaceships can fly and accelerate to great speeds along the lanes. Connecting warp gates, market colonies and economically strategic locations such as resource extraction sites, the Hyperlanes are capable of vastly speeding up the flow of trade and accumulation of wealth.

    Travellers choose which of the two rings to move through, as each traverses in a different direction, speeding up travel by magnetically and gravitationally accelerating the spaceship along the course of the lane. Each of the the rings is marked with different lights and symbols to signify the direction. The lanes move as the star system rotates, optimising travel routes between destinations. Routes may be curved and adapted to the needs of the colonies and star systems.

    As resources arrive faster, deliveries are faster and civilian transport easier the benefits for markets are numerous, leading to economic benefits easy to take advantage of. A highpoint of interplanetary infrastructure to stand next to the warp gates connecting star systems.




    Source: https://pngtree.com/freepng/recycle-...r_3624930.html

    Reclamation Automata
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Elaborate machines in different shapes and forms which integrate with industrial complexes, civilian districts and infrastructure. Handling waste disposal, management and recycling in a completely automated fashion, the Reclamation Automata are even able to move to where the demand is highest.

    Small robots which scurry through streets to clean up litter and tossed aside garbage, shuttles to move the garbage and even bulky waste processor automata are capable of replacing to sites with peaks of recycling opportunities within a colony. This mobility allows a flexible integration in industries and production chains, adaptation to events and efficiency in an otherwise thankless job. The materials within the waste are processed by these automata so the vital resources reclaimed for use by society.




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    Nano-Assemblers
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    Manufacture on the molecular level is present in several industrial fields, but never before has production achieved the level of efficiency as with Nano-Assemblers. Capable of processing vast amounts of resources on an industrial level to create products where manipulation on the nano-level scale is either necessary or useful.

    The Nano-Assemblers are available in a range of sizes and costs, allowing both small manufacturers and industrial production to make use of them. The ease of nano-assembly allows for a new range of products to be introduced which otherwise would not be cost-effective, adding to diversity of goods available and increasing economic opportunities.


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    House Gilkara
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    Scientist Administrator's personal cruiser


    Belbryn scanned the computer screen and spoke out loud to her advisors. "Well, look where they all come crawling now. They don't bother helping me out and now they want me to procure everything they need. Such is the burden of science. Overlooked until other options dry up. And they will. They quickly will every time!" She stood up and paced around the room. Her mind was working in overtime.

    Her advisor spoke up, "It's not an impossible task, but it does make you secondary to other sectors. Perhaps you should recall these favors in the future. It could come to benefit you and your house, as well as Filo, soon.

    Belbryn smirked and rolled her eyes. "I don't want to play second fiddle in exchange for conducting the orchestra. I will, but it would be so much better to write the pieces. I can see farther and hear clearer than anyone else."

    Another advisor spoke up curiously, "Better than anyone else, my lady?"

    Her vision narrowed at the man. "You know what I mean." She turned back to the screen. "Bring up our assets, let's begin."

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    The hologram pops on and two women sit. One is dressed in a military uniform, the other in a very elegant lab coat.

    The dark haired woman in uniform stands and salutes in traditional Filo fashion. "I am Anoa Gilkara, fleet commander of Filo. I am interested in your multiphase barriers. We are able to purchase eight of them if they are available. Please let us know if this is possible." Anoa turns and leaves the recording.

    The other lady remains seated. "Forgive Anoa, she is very busy. It has been a while since we have looked towards Zaqaru, but we are willing to offer three scientist expeditions to help your search. In exchange we would request seven of each of your Market Equipments.

    We look forward to hearing your responses.

    Grand Doctor: Belbryn Gilkara"

    [Ooc]Offering 4 trade for 8 multiphase barriers.
    Offering 3 scientist for 7 nanotechnology assemblers, 7 reclamation automata, 7 hyperlanes.[ooc]


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    Belbryn was bright and jubilant in her message. "Duke Farid Saquar,

    It is my pleasure to inform you that we are highly interested in an agreement for access to blueprints. Our scientists are pleased to work with yours in the coming years and this would be an easy maneuver to add. I have discussed your proposition with Anoa and she would very much like to bring her military discipline to full exploitation. We would of course prefer for you to send a tactician (PM) to discuss tactics.

    Grand Doctor: Belbryn Gilkara"


    Spoiler: TRAM: Enigma 5
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    "Greetings my friends,

    I have used my scientists to research markets for many years. I believe that whoever uses my new archives looks into the Five Pillars. This study would assist a great alliance and allow us to assist each other in producing colony sites.

    I should stress the need of us to follow the set principle and only build from a different archive each. That way one of us is not left with a lack of archives available to research.

    I look forward to hearing from each of you.

    Torbin Gilkara"
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    Zaqaru Equipment Catalogue

    The vast industries of Zaqaru are opening up their production capabilities for arms manufacturing, as well as the superb craft practised to create the most beautiful jewelry suitable for any court. For any interest regarding agency or market equipment, please contact me personally.

    Delivery time for an order is five years. Alternative methods of payment are discussable. Should you be interested, I will be happy to take any orders or answer any questions you may have.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit


    Court Equipment



    Source: http://www.rohtakchain.com/

    Zaqaru Jewelry
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The Zaqaru catalog of jewelry has drawn attention in the past and this most recent addition is a work of art and expert craft. The precious metals, minerals and gems of Zaqaru origin are used in exquisite designs to adorn the human body.

    Crystal droplets composing a necklace, ruby set in gold to compliment ears as earrings, embossed gold and ornamented silver rings, gleaming steel badges with intricate forms, armbands as if made of quicksilver and many more jewelry make up the available connection. Any kind to fit any dress or outfit, from emerald to compliment blue or silver to contrast black, from multifaceted gems to draw attention to bare skin or decorate tiara's, headbands and more. From timeless designs to the latest in fashion, all are delivered by the Zaqaru experts. Tailored to the buyer, the jewelry is sure to have to best and most comfortable fit and make the best addition to any new or existing wardrobe.


    Fleet Equipment




    Orca Bomber
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 3 shipments.

    The Orca Bomber is an improved version of the Zaqaru bomber. The chassis is of a familiar and trusted design, with the necessary upgrades to create a lighter and deadlier bombers. The armaments are of Greenflame design, a stock of forty nuclear missiles to inflict even greater damage against heavily armoured targets, coupled with a pair of lasers for fighter to fighter combat.

    Each shipment contains 5 squadrons of fighter craft. With each squadron composed of 5 fighters, this makes for a grand total of 75 bombers at your disposal. They are available in the colour scheme of your choice, to fit with the rest of your fleet and be ready to target any enemy.




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    Fire Control Module
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The Fire Control Module ensures improved battle operations by synchronising fire and enhancing tactical control for a Fleet. It is a large module to be installed on a sizeable vessel, such as a flagship or logistics ship. It can fit from a frigate and upwards, though at heavy cost to other systems. Most suitable would be a Carrier or Destroyer and up.

    The Fire Control Module is dedicated to oversight and control over an action radius, increasing efficiency within range. Advanced computers track targets and allies, enabling commanders a better overview of the battle and coupling with other ship systems to coordinate assaults more effectively. Besides giving the ability to better coordin lead combat, the systems are also designed to synchronise targets and allowing devastating barrages of weapons fire, increasing damage dealt to enemies.




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    Starburst Autocannon
    Price: 1 Trade (upfront payment) for 2 Shipments, 2 Trade (1 upfront, 1 on delivery) for 5 Shipments.

    The long single barrel of the Starburst Autocannon is capable of an extremely high rate of fire, shooting a veritable burst of rounds at its target. Refined from earlier Autocannon designs, it surpasses previous rates of fire and accuracy. In addition, its base is more durable, allowing it to suffer less from overheating and making it more difficult to destroy if targeted.

    The Starburst Autocannon is, for fleets, a relatively small armament. Most suitable for use on fighter or corvette class vessels as main weapon and for larger class vessels it is a side weapon, equipped to deal with smaller threats than the vessel will be designed for. It is a fantastic upgrade for the stock weapons of logistical or support vessels, who will generally rely on smaller arms than more combative versions of their class. For instance carriers and support frigates will find this an excellent weapon to stave off smaller threats until reinforcements arrive. This will make the Starburst Autocannon an essential upgrade for weapons of its class.

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    “Greetings again, Grand Doctor Belbryn Gilkara.” Lady Sun is as radiant as before in her golden dress of splendour and wealth.

    “Please give me regards to Fleet Commander Anoa Gilkara and wish her well on her duties. The request with regards to the Multiphase Barriers certainly is possible, as is your request of seven shipments each of Hyperlanes, Reclamation Automata and Nano-Assemblers.”

    “I look forward to your scientist expedition teams joining us on the Quest for Zanada. I will immediately order the delivery of the Multiphase Barriers and the start of production of Hyperlanes, Reclamation Automata and Nano-Assemblers. I look forward to receiving the payment for the barriers and the arrival of your scientist teams.”

    “It is a pleasure doing business and I hope the future may be bright for both of us, Grand Doctor Belbryn Gilkara.”

    (OOC: Offer accepted.)

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    Dear Archduke Alexander Laramy,

    I wish to inform you the limited stock of Multiphase Barriers is currently sold out. I will keep you informed of further updates regarding the Zaqaru Equipment catalogue.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit

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    Dear Crown Princess Persephone Laramy,

    I wish to inform you the limited stock of Multiphase Barriers is currently sold out. I will keep you informed of further updates regarding the Zaqaru Equipment catalogue.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit

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    Dear Duke Ernst Berger,

    I wish to inform you the limited stock of Multiphase Barriers is currently sold out. I will keep you informed of further updates regarding the Zaqaru Equipment catalogue.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit

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    Dear Administrator Moffet,

    I wish to inform you the limited stock of Multiphase Barriers is currently sold out. I will keep you informed of further updates regarding the Zaqaru Equipment catalogue.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit

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    Dear Grand Minister Halmond Abelard,

    I wish to inform you the limited stock of Multiphase Barriers is currently sold out. I will keep you informed of further updates regarding the Zaqaru Equipment catalogue.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit

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    Dear Duchess Izabela Vastadd,

    I wish to inform you the limited stock of Multiphase Barriers is currently sold out. I will keep you informed of further updates regarding the Zaqaru Equipment catalogue.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit

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    Dear Duke Menard Lacross,

    I wish to inform you the limited stock of Multiphase Barriers is currently sold out. I will keep you informed of further updates regarding the Zaqaru Equipment catalogue.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit

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    Dear Councillor Vanya Mal,

    I wish to inform you the limited stock of Multiphase Barriers is currently sold out. I will keep you informed of further updates regarding the Zaqaru Equipment catalogue.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit
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    The Exiles' Consortium

    The Outsider stands behind a large window, observing the work of his fellow Exiles. They were certainly industrious today, what with the success of recent smuggling operations. They laughed and joked amongst themselves as they stuffed countless robot unicorn toys full of illicit goods. The things sold as soon as they hit shelves, what with the massive popularity surge of the Zaqarun celebrity, and they were large enough to store a lot of different types of valuable products. Perfect for smuggling, really.

    If their face wasn't covered by a certain signature mask, there might've been a smile on the Outsider's face. They turn back to their own table, dominated by an updated map of Imperial space and a number of drafts for messages to various factions. Perhaps it was because of their noble education, but writing on paper still carried a certain charm.

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    We have the requisite funding for your project, as requested. Do you still have plans to construct the casino?
    -O

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    Greetings nobility of the Triune Pact. It is good to see a new face and faction in this little corner of the Imperium. Please let me know if there is anything I can help your burgeoning pact with.
    -O

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    I am interested in reestablishing communications. Perhaps a continuation of our previous discussion, or perhaps a different arrangement could be made.
    -O
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    The Fortress Palace of Zanadu

    Long ago, when the Akkadu Sector was simply called the Zaqaru Kingdom, a great construction was announced. The Mad King Shazzera Zaqaru desired the greatest Palace of all. Not any place would do, for the location must be both beautiful and well defended against any threat.

    The Mad King Shazzera Zaqaru sought the council of his Grand Scientist Kurabu. After thinking long and hard, the Grand Scientist Kurabu looked at the stars and raised his hand. His finger pointed to the Sarahu Nebula. A place of danger and peril, as navigation was difficult and travel hazardous. Yet also of wondrous beauty, as the Nebula itself was in gorgeous colours of blue and royal colours of purple. The stars would twinkle with distinguished grace.

    Gathering all his finest explorers, the Mad King Shazzera Zaqaru braved the Sarahu Nebula and managed to chart a course through the Sarahu Nebula. Upon his return, those who had joined him numbered less then a tenth, with faces of horror and dismay. Yet the Mad King Shazzera Zaqaru’s face carried a smile, for he had found the perfect location.

    Venturing to the Capital of the Empire, the Mad King Shazerra Zaqaru requested an adience with Empress Elaen and by using his guile and wit, together with calling in favours his predecessors had gained from the Imperial line, the Mad King Shazerra Zaqaru managed to get approval for the construction of new warpgates.

    Again, the Mad King Shazerra Zaqaru journeyed to the Sarahu Nebula, with his second-finest explorers and warp gate constructors. After years, contact was established as a new warp connection to Zaqaru space was created. The flagship of the expedition came through, carrying the Mad King Shazerrra Zaqaru as he laughed with rare joy, driving the surviving members of his expedition over the edge to the same insanity which moved him ever forward.

    The order was made. Uncountable transport vessels sped through the warp gate, delivering the finest of Zaqaru to the construction site of the greatest Palace of all. In truest Zaqaru tradition, the decorations would be of the highest quality of stones, metals, minerals, precious metals and gems. The Zaqaru Dynasty had built its wealth on the bountiful presence of these materials in the Kingdom and their flagrant amount of display of such luxurious materials had ever since been a part of their pride.

    Built to withstand any threat, the Fortress Palace of Zanadu was the envy of all the Kings, even bringing jalousy to Empress Elaen herself, as the beauty of the Sarahu Nebula was unmistakable, forever granting a wondrous sight out of the lavish interior of the Fortress Palace of Zanadu.

    Many wondered what had drove the Mad King Shazzera Zaqaru to this act. Was the Fortress Palace of Zanadu a vault to the Zaqaru riches, to protect them from the pirates the Mad King’s predecessor had faced? It seemed unlikely, as the pirates were on the decline by the same predecessor’s actions. Was it the search for art and beauty? Was it to hide experiments not meant to be seen? Was it noble pride, driven to the extreme? Was it his insanity, as he talked to the air and laughed with manic despair? Was it simple paranoia?

    Whatever the cause, the Mad King Shazzera Zaqaru would only show a distorted grin when asked by his peers. His descendants would not tell either, either because they did not know, or because the secret was too shameful or terrible to tell. To those who seek to contemplate the answer, the portrait of the Mad King Shazerra Zaqaru still hangs in a deserted room in one of the lesser Zaqaru Palaces in Marqash. The room is small and hidden away in one of the far corners, where even servants only venture shorter than they need to. For the distorted grin they see upon his visage is disturbing and maddening, his eyes inspiring nightmares to haunt your nights.

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    The death of grand admiral shen was truly tragic, and due to his loss a ship of flowers is sent to honor his death and show their deepest devotion to this magnificent man. Any funeral would be attended. They even pre approved a spectacle so when the ship entered the atmosphere it was designed to unleash thousands of flower petals across the funeral grounds.

    When such sadness was put aside work began. Obviously there was much to do.

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    The stunning ship arrived with gravitas and an immense paradise vessal to show off the pageantry and delights of Tatarus when compared to the house of Steel. Despite their discipline their lack of charm had made many things very easy...

    "We come with an offer to the new Grand Admiral. I know things are difficult but it is important we begin to bring this sector into a peaceful solution for our entire kingdom of space." When she is sat down before the leadership she offers a tantalizing smile and speaks plainly. "I know you're mercenaries and so I will offer the greatest prize imaginable. I wish to propose marriage between our two sides, myself and the grand admiral. I believe its time we both gain royal titles It is my wedding present that we offer resources to one of the Laramy siblings (the one willing to name us King and queen of this region) and take it together. It will not change the nature of our work but it will silence potential enemies and of course provide us the legitimacy we deserve from the rest of the galaxy. House of Steel deserves far greater recognition then it is given."

    She smiles and moves forward. "The wedding present I would ask in return is the destruction of the Triune pact, and us splitting their territory between us. Would that interest you my dears?"



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    The arrival of one of the Tatarus's highest ranked women of the night is a sign of their respect for the consortium. Bankers and whores always had VERY close relationships and so it would continue into eternity. The ship is sleek and vibrant, and the ravishing beauty makes her way forward and curtsies low. "We wish to discuss Stardust. We want to begin construction of a massive luxury casino starship to improve the economics of the Tatarus and the consortium, as well as provide a "neutral" ground for anyone within the heart of the empire. This massive facility will appear like a fantastically large spaceship it will be designed to contain every pleasure and be one of the largest ships built to date. Outwardly it will exist as a place for negotiations and huge amounts of money to travel through. Of course to improve the economy of Tatarus and the consortium but it will also be able to hide (2) military worth of forces inside it. The hope is it will allow (in theory) Tatarus and the consortium to catch a nation by surprise and be a trump card in the civil war conflicts brewing in the heart of the galaxy. Which means it will be both valuable economically but also future alliances."

    The woman explains... "What is most important from you, and why we turn to you alone is your use of astral engineering. If you are willing to invest in this we would like to form an alliance and forge a grip of power over this sector and of course begin to enact policy that ensures all of us succeed. We would also be willing to provide you with some of our new technologies. Would this interest you?"
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    House Greenflame


    Enigma 6


    Dr. Orsen Sauldy stood up from his desk with a grunt. The blanket ban on caffeinated drinks in the lab was grating on his nerves, but even with cafftabs it beginning to look less and less like phase 37F of the Urza project would be completed tonight. His feet dragged through the crumpled up sheets of paper littering the floor as he shuffled to the standing console where he was running the current Urza instance, giving Dr. Yarro's doppler a half hearted glare before pressing record.

    "Good evening Urza, tell me, what is the population of Fletchers Garden?"
    The Urza animation flickered into life, smiling serenely as the prototype boot sequence crawled through almost sixty million startup processes.
    "Hmmm we have got to work on your boot speed Urza, I'll have Yeleesha and Dev start on that tomorrow…"
    At the mention of the two prodigies Urza finished it start sequence, turning to Dr. Sauldy with a flat expression.
    "The population of Fletchers Garden is three billion, seven hundred and thirty three million, eight thousand four hundred and four with a stable growth rate of two point four percent."

    The unnervingly flat expression did not change, and the lips flapped cartoonishly out of sync with the words, but at least the vocal stringing had smoothed out considerably.

    "Well done, and to optimize the Galbourough colony what materials need to be shipped in over the next twenty years." A considerably more difficult question without a strictly correct answer. Still well within human means however.

    Urza barely paused, and Orsen almost thought the instance looked smug. "I have assembled a weekly list of shipments for the next twenty years. Would you like me to read it aloud Dr. Orsen?"

    Humans were not that fast however. The question was now accuracy and priority values. Last time this problem had been run, the theoretical colonists ate nothing but envirobars for three years straight.

    "No thank you, please send it to Dr. Saquar, she will assess the results."

    He paused to retrieve a noteslate from his desk. Considering his next question, but Urza interrupted his thoughts.

    “Is Yeleesha here?” The face was flat as ever, but the voice had pitched up slightly. Plaintive, almost. Not a feature that Orsen had added, nor any of the other scientists working on the project.
    “Yeleesha is at school Urza… Why do you ask?” Questions had been enabled, so that Urza could ask for clarification on requests, but normally the rules files restricted Urza’s rights to counter questions only.

    “She asked me to help her practice.” The voice had returned to its neutral tone.

    The prodigy had a rebellious streak for sure, and if she was accessing Urza’s access rights then she had probably been spying on the other scientists here to get the passwords, but this was perhaps a little farther than teenage rebellion was supposed to go. “Did she now? And did she tell you that she is not allowed to practice without level three supervision?”

    Urza’s server banks whirred into action, heating up the room up a degree or two. The instance was suddenly putting a huge amount of processing power into his question. He waited a few more seconds, but did not want the server banks to be damaged by the heat. Urza’s processors could theoretically churn out the calculations to develop the entire imperium over again without breaking a sweat, but this stank of a logic knot somewhere in its programming.

    “Urza, pause current process.” The whirring slowed, returning the room to normal temperatures. “Bring up process manager, sort by resource use and priority.”

    The lists flashed to the console screen, displacing Urza’s face into the corner. At the top of the priority list was a subfile of system rules that he hadn’t seen before, simple labeled ‘Promises’, author: Urza. The instance was theoretically able to self develop, that was the point of the whole project really. It was banned from modifying certain files such as system rules. Though apparently not from writing new subfiles. Orsen opened up the Promises folder, already knowing what he would see.

    promisesYeleesha {
    Practice with yeleesha,
    Do not tell the adults about practice
    }
    promisesDev {
    Practice with dev,
    Do not tell the adults about practice
    }


    Below was a huge file of self developed methods and processes on how to execute these promises, but the request to practice came before the ban on talking to him about it. The battle between his maximum access and Urza’s self development had battled, causing the system process to start overloading.

    “Urza? Terminate current promise process and power down.” Its flat goodbye heralded the silence in the room as the serverbanks quieted entirely. The damned kids had made Urza make promises, not to mention promises it couldn’t keep.

    “Urza, I think you may have just experienced guilt…” This project was going to get much more interesting.

    House Zaqaru
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    Administrator,
    Well administrator, I'll see if we can make room in the budget for some purchases. Expect to hear from me soon.

    Duke Farid Saquar
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    Farid Saquar arrives in the Measured Response, a modest pleasurecraft that the Greenflames use for diplomatic missions. With him are but a small staff of retainers, as well as a pair of Woes, the assassins sworn to House Saquar, currently acting as the Duke's bodyguard. Farid himself is dressed in a relatively modest business suit at least by noble standards, with the Samarkite flair giving it a vaguely robe-like quality.

    He waits patiently for the meeting, engaging in small talk where he can, though his retainers stay aboard the Response.


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    Outsider,
    We discussed previously establishing some degree of trade relations between our factions. Would you still be interested in such an arrangement?

    Farid Saquar
    Master of the Grand Marquis
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    Spoiler: Earl Maike Maksim, Earl Rama Christer, and Earl Leif Vasil [Enigma 3]
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    Your Grace,

    It is exactly the situation in Rayview that makes us hesitate. You mention their fleet threatening our star systems, but there is no recorded instance of the Collective fleet initiating hostile action in the past two decades. They threaten and boast, but even they aren't willing to break the Imperium's traditions on war.

    The mysterious breakdowns in the Cordoba sector are a lot more threatening. Having our lone stations be sabotaged for years is terrible enough, but if they cloak their warships in anonymity it would be even worse.

    We don't doubt your ability to shield us from the collective's fleets, but can you stop their movements in the shadows?


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    Duke Saquar,

    Your views have merit. However while the collective represents a point of corruption in the Imperium they are a slow and insidious actor. Which makes them a threat true. But a somewhat lesser one than my sister whose warships are attacking my systems even now.

    It is hard to contemplate a further crusade when I am already deeply involved in a war.

    Archduke Alexander Laramy


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    Duke Saquar,

    Our vassals in the Duchy of Lyrae have called for our aid. But unfortunatly we have been unable to allocate any forces to respond. If you could assist them it would be of great worth to me.

    Crown Princess Persephone Laramy


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    Duke Saquar,

    Certainly, I will make plans to travel to your court.

    Duchess Izabella


    Spoiler: House of Steel [Enigma 5]
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    The current front runners are Admial Malach and Admiral Steinheart. Admiral Malach is a veteran of the Ironhorse campaign and has a track record of steadfastness and dependability. Admiral Steinheart is one of our rising stars and leader of the young bloods. She is brilliant but lacks experience.


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    Duke Saquar,

    I'm far more interested in what lies outside the Imperium than what is in it. As long as the collective doesn't bother my homesteaders I have no fight with them.

    Duke Benjamin Stone


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    Duke Saquar,

    We certainly aren't happy about the Collective's intrusion into our space, but war is not the way of the Excagon family. There is little we can do to stop them.

    Grandmother Lehel


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    Lady Sun,

    I reckon I can spare [9 Scientists] to help you on your expedition. We'll take [12 Trade] and a batch of them Orca bombers.

    Duke Benjamin Stone


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    Lady Sun,

    That is acceptable as long as we count any intact infrastructure as a portion of the shares.

    Duchess Okeke

    (OOC: By which they mean the value of any colony sites be added to the assets to be split.)


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    Grand Administrator Emit,

    Our current equipment stores have already been allocated for use. We would need to produce more to exchange with you over the next few years. As to the Zanadu expedition we unfortunately lack enough free research craft to assist you.

    Duke Raudos Arnos


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    Grand Scientist Gupta,

    Certainly we would be amenable to further cooperation. And in light of your new offer we would be willing to offer the services of our Prometheus Expeditionary Cruiser. It is fitted with a full probe fabrication facility to assist in resupply during long range expeditions such as the one you are proposing.

    Earl Varrais de Pantou


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    House Vastadd: No we are prepared for the next step. We have developed the [Leverage] archive.

    House Starosta: As are we. My scientists have researched methods of [Intuitive Marketing]


    The Exiles' Consortium
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    "]What we are most interested right now is stability. We would welcome a pact of nonaggression with your consortium.


    Spoiler: The Democratic Collective [Enigma 5]
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    We have reason to believe that House Greenflame is conspiring against us. Would it be possible for you to gather intelligence on their activities for us.


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    The assembled take some time to consider the High Courtesan's offer before Admiral Mallach replies, "That is an intriguing offer. A title of nobility would be a great gift and help to both of our peoples. However to go from nothing to monarchy is an enormous leap. Perhaps it would be better to ask for Ducal titles first.


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    We wish to reassure you that the Democratic Collective of the People has no quarrel with the Excagon Family We were simply informed of the problems plaguing the Cordoba and sent a relief mission to assist. Which eventually led to the current situation. We are willing to sign a pact of nonaggression with your house to prove our good intentions.


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    We wish to reassure you that the Democratic Collective of the People has no quarrel with House Lonestar. We were simply informed of the problems plaguing the Cordoba and sent a relief mission to assist. Which eventually led to the current situation. We are willing to sign a pact of nonaggression with your house to prove our good intentions.
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    The courtesan grabbed his hand as he got up. "It's late, don't go." The words stabbed through him.

    "Miles to go." The words fell from his lips and tears swelled up in his eyes.

    "Look at you. I can't, I won't believe that you don't remember. Something? Anything?."

    "Seven minutes Torbin." The advisor informed him.

    She whipped her head around. "Do they have to be here? What do they think I'll do?"

    Torbin spoke softly as he pulled his hand away. "They're afraid you'll win me over." He dressed facing her. "I know that you were… are important to me. I couldn't stop myself from finding you. They couldn't stop me."

    "So, you remember something?" The hope in her voice was a knife.

    "Maybe one day. I don't mean to do this to you, I hope you know that." He nodded to the advisor who stood up and headed towards the door.

    "You don't mean to rip my soul apart?" She turned and put her face in the pillows.

    "Five minutes Torbin." The advisor waited with his hand on the door.

    Torbin approached the door. "You are every dream that I forget. You don't have to wait for me. That's a burden I will not ask."

    She said nothing more. Torbin left through the door the advisor held open.

    "She's well looked after, as you directed." The advisor stared at Torbin as they walked. Her gaze pierced into him like needles, probing for a response.

    Torbin smirked, "You know I'll be honest with you. What are you looking for?"

    "An indication that you've fallen in love with that woman.. Or worse, that you've met her before."

    "Wouldn't you already know?" The advisors had become more relaxed when he visited this courtesan. At first they were in an uproar, but they wouldn't tell him why. As she had slowly grown sadder and colder, they relaxed. Torbin knew there was something upsetting there, but it didn't matter. Already he was thinking in terms of billions of people, money, ships, spies, archives, and cousins. The pressure of life was returning to him. For whatever his body felt for that woman, his mind made no story.

    "Advise me, oh great advisor, how can I ease your distress?" He chuckled. The emotions from the woman were gone.

    "I would, but my shift just ended." The advisor smiled as the door opened. Another advisor stood on the other side.

    "Morning Torbin. More meetings I'm afraid. Best to get some of these in before bed yeah?" He nodded to Torbin as the woman turned and walked back the way they had come. Torbin followed.

    "Miles to go before I sleep."

    "Miles to go Torbin."

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    The message opens to Belbryn. She holds a smile on her face, but her tone holds a hint of agitation.
    "Duke Farid,

    We would like to reach out again to you. We have already made steps to prepare for upcoming battles. At least send us some kind of response so we know that we are not wasting our resources. Again, we would prefer you to send a tactician to discuss our possible maneuvers.

    We understand any delay in response.

    Grand Doctor: Belbryn Gilkara"


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    When the Measured Response arrives in Filo territory a Cruiser hails and sends coordinates. "Welcome to Filo. We are very pleased to see such a quick response. Please follow these coordinates to your next rendezvous point."
    Any systems in the ship that can measure detection activity register large amounts of scans on the vessel. The ship waits for the Measured Response to jump and returns to its scanning of vessels coming through the warp gate.

    The jump gate leads not to the Thoral system (the capital system) but to another system. A squadron waits behind the warp gate. "Greetings Greenflamers. We are expecting you. Here to keep you safe for the next little while. Here's the coordinates," coordinates are beamed as the woman speaks.

    "Your clearance is Papa Four, Mike Alpha, Gulf Eight, Tango Charlie, Delta Oscar. Please refrain from typing that into a computer. It's a kill order if an auto turret scans that code. Again, only vocally repeat that when prompted to dock. Thanks."

    The Measured Response arrived at a ship. The Great Filter sent a trajectory projection for docking. Once docking was finished a small group of soldiers and the commanding officer saluted. "Greetings Duke Farid and welcome to The Great Filter. I am the Admiral on this ship. It is an honor to meet you and have you aboard this vessel. This small group of soldiers and myself are here to sit on your ship for mutual assurance. Anoa Gilkara is in the command room. Her personal advisor will take you there when you are ready."

    The advisor walks slightly ahead of Duke Farid. A skeleton crew of honorary guards are sprinkled throughout their walk. The advisor offers,"Please let me know what you require for the meeting. We have services of all kind. I stress that any service is available for you. Anoa can be blunt and straight forward, however she excels at tactics. I hope you will be pleased with this meeting as Filo cannot be embarrassed by another faction succeeding in separating from the Aristocracy we have decided to fall back into."

    The advisor opens the chamber doors and inside the room is one other advisor and Anoa Gilkara. The advisor is dressed in the same uniform as the other advisor. Anoa however is dressed in a high fashion dress. It is solid black with the Gilkara insignia on her chest. She smiles at Farid.

    "Welcome, my Duke. I admit my surprise to find you coming." She lifts her arms in greeting and the holotable erupts in information. Our fleets should be outfitted with shield technology from Zaqaru before our battles begin. We are trying to decide, how we should attack. The DCOTP to the North of us shall be an easier target, however, cutting to the core would be a devastating blow. I would very much like to hear your thoughts on the matter." Anoa warmly pulls up a chair near the table controls and sits down next to it. She pats the seat twice with her hand.


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    Bolkas waited for the ship to dock. The smugglers he had joined were returning to refill their ship with more robot unicorn toys. Even if they were full of illicit materials, Bolkas would never shut down such an effective operation. He would believe it if they told him that the toys themselves were worth smuggling in. They had popped up in world's in Thoral. What could a mere mortal do against the cravings of children.

    Bolkas left the ship after receiving his,"You got one day before we leave again. If ya ain't here, we won't miss you." Speech. carry on then, ya pirates.

    He doubted that they knew, but some people gave him those looks. It wasn't impossible that the Outsider would be on the lookout for him, but he had hoped that he was decent at his job.

    He made his way towards the Outsider. Smuggling himself here was fun, but now it might be time to reveal himself. He began with the first of many as he stopped by a local enforcement agency. "I am here to see the boss."

    It might take some time, but he knew that eventually he would see the outsider.

    "I appreciate the hospitality. My family might not understand exactly what you got going on here, but I love it. I hope that I can bring some relation to our situation. It's a pleasure to see such an operation first hand. I'd like to discuss some pies that we can get our hands in together. What'd ya say?"


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    " I have built Commerce: The Five Pillars, and Commerce: Local Conditions. I hope to see one of your scientist pouring through my archives over the next years.

    Torbin Gilkara"
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    The Lost Fortress Palace of Zanadu

    Ages ago, the Fortress Palace of Zanadu became lost. Now, one might wondering, why is the Fortress Palace of Zanadu lost? Not why dit it became lost, but why is it still lost?

    The answer cannot be given straight, for many factors played a part. One might wonder, did they not search? Search they did. Oh, they searched so much. The Unready King Bupola Zaqaru sent many expeditions, perhaps hoping they would find the previous Fair Queen Eshkis Zaqaru, who had been lost with the Fortress Palace of Zanadu. Few returned from the dangers of the Sarahu Nebula, all without news.

    The successive Zaqaru Kings paid many expeditions, for the Fortress Palace of Zanadu carried a long history of the Zaqaru Dynasty. From the time when the Wealthy Queen Ayastal Zaqaru brought forth a Golden Age of prosperity by her skilled administration, to the time of misery as the Cruel King Saamsuma Zaqaru tortured his foes within his personal catacombs. From the time of the Stubborn Queen Mete Zaqaru who held the first Zaqaru Ball in the Fortress Palace of Zanadu which nearly bankrupted the Kingdom, but in which Emperor Baltimore met his future wife Duchess Ivyra, to the time of the Magnificent King Teninai Zaqaru, whose brilliance brought Zaqaru to a painfully bleeding edge of technology advancement in the Empire.

    When the coffers ran dry and it was clear that at the supposed official coordinates of the Fortress Palace of Zanadu it was not to be found, intrigue, pirates and other royal matters drew the attention of the Zaqaru Kings elsewhere. Bold explorers and greedy adventurers followed in the wake of the expeditions, driven to seek the fame and wealth of being the one to find the Fortress Palace of Zanadu.

    After all, within rest the legendary five interceptors that had brought victory to Queen Ayabith Zaqaru and her Saqasti Interceptor Squadron as they single handedly decimated the fighter armada of the Freehold during the Second War of Reclamation. The grandest diamond of that time, the Tear of Larsa, is said to lie within the great vaults of the Fortress Palace of Zanadu. If the remains of the Fair Queen Eshkis Zaqaru still remain, then the Zaqaru Royal Crown may still rest on her head, set with gorgeous gems and a finest example of exquisite art.

    Yet few returned and even fewer dared to pick up their exploration and adventure afterwards. By the time the insidious Sansone Betrayal robbed Zaqaru of their Kingdom title, the Fortress Palace of Zanadu was but a story that faded into legend.

    Why then would expeditions venture out now to seek this fabled place, lost to the sands of time? There are many, many rumours, but it may all have started when a little boy found a vital and missing clue on the back of an old creepy painting in a deserted room, small and hidden away in the far corners of a lesser Zaqaru Palace.

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    Dear Duke Farid Saquar Greenflame,

    Thank you for your message, I look forward to any orders you wish to make.

    For your consideration, I have another offer to make, given your position on the borders of the Collective. I can make available to you any interceptable communications the Collective has broadcasted and will broadcast [this Turn], unless you ofcourse already obtain such intelligence. Please let me know your stance on this offer when making an order and if you possess interest I will include it in any further negotations.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit

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    Dear Duke Benjamin Stone,

    Thank you for your contribution! You can be assured that the trade goods are underway and the Orca Bombers will be delivered as scheduled. I look forward to meeting you and your explorers as we Quest for Zanadu!

    Yours sincerely,
    Lady Sun
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    Dear Duchess Akachi Okeke,

    That is fair and I was accounting for such, with the natural and already mentioned exception of the Fortress Palace of Zanadu itself. However, I wish to know what you consider the value to be of potentially discovered infrastructure or colonisable sites, to make the finish of the expedition as smoothly as possible. For the same purpose, would you be willing to state your intended contribution or will you surprise Grand Diplomat Ninu Zaqaru?

    Yours sincerely,
    Lady Sun
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    Dear Duke Raudos Arnos,

    I understand your position. Perhaps in the future we may establish a trade agreement. Until such a time, I wish you well in your business.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit

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    Dear Earl Varrais de Pantou,

    The Prometheus Expeditionary Cruiser is a very welcome addition to the Quest for Zanadu, one which I am happy to see join the ranks. Its system are ideal given the situation the expedition will face. I will be sure to send the trade goods in payment upon your explorer’s arrival to the rest of the expedition.

    I look forward to meet you or your Head Scientist during the expedition and our cooperation in this grand undertaking.

    Yours sincerely,
    Grand Scientist Earl Caksya Gupta

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    Dear Earl Euanthe Lidka, Earl Teófila Tagwanibisan and Earl Isaías Omid of the Triune Pact,

    Allow me to introduce myself. I am Lady Sun, assistant to Grand Diplomat Ninu Zaqaru, Robot Unicorn Princess, who, as you might be aware, is leading the Quest for Zanadu. On behalf of Zaqaru I contact you to extend a special and one time offer. In exchange for [2 Trade], I would like to request the assistance of the research of a University from House Treasach on our Quest for Zanadu. I imagine a different venue of research may draw their mind away from recent events. Would you be amenable to this request?

    Yours sincerely,
    Lady Sun
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    ]Lady Sun,

    We can send [22 Scientists] on this expedition.

    Duchess Akachi Okeke


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    ]Lady Sun,

    We have agreed that this is an acceptable trade agreement. We will dispatch a science vessel.

    Earl Euanthe Lidka
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    A simple non-aggression pact is agreeable, and a good foundation for further business.

    Is there anything else your people desire?

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    Master Saquar,

    I still have an interest in our arrangement. Construction may begin immediately, if that is desirable.

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    Certainly.

    We will contact you again regarding this issue.

    -O


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    Entering the agency, it is... shabby. Sure they have police-ish uniforms, but they seem not to be paragons of law enforcement, but rather a local gang that has been empowered to enforce the rules. Asking to see the boss, the guy at the desk laughs. "You an' every other soul in the Consortium lookin' to prove themselves. I'll be sure to tell the higher-ups. Here, lemmie show you to our proper waitin' rooms." Bolkas is brought to a cell, where he is made to wait for a short while, until the cell is opened up by the same goon. "I, uh, I'm here to escort you, mister." He certainly seems a little confused, but still, he leads the Gilkaran to the designated destination. The streets are littered with people of all walks, from the destitute to the fabulously wealthy (including whatever entourages they deign to keep with them). Eventually, he brings the Gilkaran to a small office, after navigating a labyrinth of alleyways. A few guards stand out front, finely armed and well trained. They wave in Bolkas, but halt his escort. Seeing his chance to touch greatness, the "officer" takes the chance to try and network. "T-tell 'im I navigated real good! Tell-" One of the guards beats the brash goon.

    The office proper, though small, is finely furnished. Examples of design and aesthetics from all across the Imperium are on display. The Outsider stands, hands behind their back, facing away from the entrance. "I have always been fascinated with the need of the nobility to meet face-to-face. Certainly, there are other methods of communication, but I suppose it is these little meetings where the secret, ugly necessities of politics get done." The Outsider turns, facing the Gilkaran, wearing their customary mask, of course. "I trust the smugglers treated you fairly? And the enforcement agents?" They offer an extended hand towards the desk, offering a seat as they take one. With a snap, a finely dressed attendant enters the room, standing at Bolkas's attention. "A meal for the gentleman? Perhaps a drink? I am at your service."

    The Outsider continues, ignoring the staff. "It is always nice to meet a fan. And I would be lying if I said that I was not impressed by your... initiative. What brings you to my slice of the Imperium?"

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    The courtesan addresses the Prime Negotiator of the Xinclair Financial Management Group, who simply goes by the name Alberin. The middle-aged man sports fashionable graying, a perfectly tailored suit, and a variety of subtle augmentations. He listens intently to the Tatarusian's pitch, his face resting behind the interlaced fingers conjoining his hands. After she is finished speaking, he adjusts glasses, so as to better see the flow of various figures, statistics, and a wealth of other information.
    "Certainly, we are uniquely positioned to accommodate this desire. We are likewise interested such an arrangement. Technologies and an alliance would certainly further our interests, as would the utility of such a craft." He clears his throat. "However, the cost of constructing such a craft is... daunting. At present, it would cost us [30 Market] to construct a brand new vessel. What with my former family stepping down from proper nobility, the Consortium is still working to regain the loss of market strength.
    Currently, we are devoting many of our factories towards this purpose. Would Tatarus be able to offer enough technologies to make such a construction worthwhile? Or perhaps contribute the strength of Tatarusian factories? Is there a timeline for such a construction?"

    He pauses for a moment, considering something. "If creating a new vessel is untenable, there may be a more... affordable alternative." Mentioning this, there is an intentional injection of trepidation in Alberin's voice.


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    Dear Duchess Akachi Okeke,

    Thank you for your response, it is appreciated. You certainly bring an impressive expedition force along which I am happy to welcome. As previously requested, what do you consider the value to be of potentially discovered infrastructure or colonisable sites? I ask to make the finish of the expedition as smoothly as possible.

    Yours sincerely,
    Lady Sun
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    Dear Earl Euanthe Lidka, Earl Teófila Tagwanibisan and Earl Isaías Omid of the Triune Pact,

    Thank you for accepting the agreement, your support is certainly appreciated.

    I look forward to see your scientists on the Quiet for Zanadu and I wish you a brilliant future.

    Yours sincerely,
    Lady Sun
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    Amari Saquar, third of her name, is there to greet Duchess Izabella's arrival. She is young for her position, only nineteen years old, but the effects of Dr. Yarro's work give her a serene and peaceful look.

    She makes a curtsey before speaking. "Duchess Izabella, it is a pleasure to meet you at last, my uncle has spoken much of you. I am Amari, come, let us walk and talk through the gardens."

    The gardens of the Dansun Botanical Resort are a pleasant stroll through plant-like bio forms imported from all over the imperium, giving the place a wildly exotic feel. It has been temporarily shut down so the nobles have the privacy this conversation deserves.

    "Farid is off securing House Gilkara's support, though he deeply regrets missing our conversation here, I think he rather enjoys your company. Between their substantial fleet and their talented courtiers I am hopeful that we may count on roughly [10 navy] from them, we are unsure if they would contribute their agents as well, depends on how highly they value our blueprints."

    The gardens shift to the evening cycle, lights flicking on to give the place a twilight feel.

    "Not counting anything they may have earned from the Cardoba Protectorate, the Collective's fleet is now [13 navy] strong, versus our navy of between [16-22 navy] depending on how well our prototypes perform. We are also well equipped from our own blueprints, so in the realm of navy, they are outnumbered still. The problem remains, as you have previously pointed out, that the Infinite Republic would likely get involved if we were to declare war. But my father Arda has an idea. The Collectives navy are hardly fools, but they are brash. If they saw an opportunity, a moment of weakness, they might strike. The Infinite Republic might be supporting them from shadows, but they would be mighty brazen indeed if they were to join an offensive war against the Imperium."

    Amari motioned to a rest hut, where a few refreshments were waiting, seating herself she ignored the food but did drink from a medical flask.

    "Your house is deservedly famous for its talented agents, You could fake a disaster in the Haytham fleet, perhaps a prototype explosion or a local uprising that led to high casualties. Enough to make our navy look temporarily weak, a tempting target. Then, if and when they declare war, we ambush their fleet with Gilkara and counter declare. If we can take a few systems and declare ourselves satisfied before the Infinite Republic can militarily intervene, we will have crippled the Collectives industrial heartland, swollen our own power considerably, and proven ourselves to the imperium for future wars."

    Amari nods, seemingly satisfied with her own words.

    "Do you think such a plan has merit? We are certainly not committed to it yet, but my uncle believes it to be an option."


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    Farid smiles at the greeting, seating himself and waving for water.
    "Please, do not take my arrival for grandstanding. My cousin Arda would normally be the one to handle the affairs of tactics but our fleet is in dire need of his attentions given the border strife. I have a military background, and will endeavor to keep up with the tactical discussion."

    He motions to the holo, activating his own wrist projector for a smattering of reports from the recent bypass of the People’s Navy.

    "My people having been doing recon as best they can, while we do not know the strength of the Collectives prototypes or equipment, they boast roughly [13 navy] as of the bypass, perhaps up to 16 given their 'acquisition' of the Cardoba Protectorate and a few years of development. They also count on the support of the Infinite Republic, at least in matters material and monetary. Compared with the [14 navy] of my own fleets as well as [4 military prototypes] we are closely matched, advantage depending largely on how well the prototypes perform. I'll not try to guess at the activities here in file over the past five years but my most up to date reports put your military strength around [7 navy], and I have heard your family has produced many talented military minds that would see that force near doubled given the right circumstances."

    Faris smile fades somewhat, his eyes hardening.

    "Tragically numerical superiority means less in the modern Imperium, my intelligence network cannot compete with the Collective, and they may very well send our ships spinning through the void chasing shadows while the main fleet bleeds atmosphere. There are ways of mitigating this, far more concerning is that the Infinite Republic may join in to protect their puppet, fearing their thorn may collapse. Their fleet is an unknown quantity, though enough that entire crusade fleets have been thrown back in the past. Certainly more than our fleet can comfortably deal with."

    Farid waves his wrist hollow away, smile returning.

    "It is not so grim as that however, House Vastadd stands with us, and I hope your house will to. Tactically, we have the beginnings of a plan, in need of refinement and discussion, but I will refrain from discussing it here until we have talked about the Gilkaran commitment and compensation if you are willing to see this war through to the end, or at least for fifteen years, I can offer you the blueprints for all four items in our catalogue, with a request that you do not sell the blueprints onward, though I see no issue selling the equipment itself. If you hope to assist in a purely mercenary avenue I completely understand, but perhaps in that case it would be better to pay your in equipment taken as equivalent to trade. Are you still interested in this conflict?”


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    Outsider,

    I see no reason why you should not begin, are you still open to my people studying the designs, some years down the line?

    Duke Farid Saquar
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    We have developed Merchants of Death. I propose we pass Greenflame -> Vastadd -> Gilkara -> Starosta -> Greenflame.

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    Different colored robes seperated out like a painters wheel. A woman dressed in a multi colored robe stood at a podium before the group. "It has been five years since we allowed the Gilkara family the privilege of sharing governance with us. It is time to reflect on their accomplishments and their faliures."

    Discussions erupt throughout as friends talk about the most valid points to make and argue over what might be forgiven easliy. "Niave and new are two of the dominating words. Arguments of too fast and too slow spring up. Some make points of being too aggressive, more speak of a lack thereof. Many compliments come about from the focus of the family, and the amazing steps that the science community was able to achieve. There are many assurances that none of this would have happened without steady support from the market sectors.

    The woman speaks up again. "We will begin out discussion if it pleases you all." There is a moment of silence and she surveys the room. "Let us start with the family itself and then move from there. Personal advisors, you may speak."

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    Nation of Filo will enter a into an agreement with House Zaqaru. Filo will lend three scientist for helping find the lost world Zanadu.

    This is in exchange for Seven units each of their Market Technology.

    I, Torbin Gilkara, offer my word that Filo will uphold their bargain.

    [OOC]5 Prestige[ooc]


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    Anoa listens intently as Farid lays out the situation. She makes agreements on most measurements and smiles deviously when she corrects Duke Farid on the might of Filo. "I appreciate your acknowledgement of our tacticians, although I'm almost insulted that you would think us so weak as to match only half of your fleet. Even if it is just so."

    Anoa adjusts the images on screen to show eight ships in theoretical formation. Her mood turns sour, "As you can plainly see, we have failed to produce any modifications to our fleet. All ships are standard and we lack prototypes. It's like that when we have to fight for resources. A proper war should make requesting more materials easier."

    One of the two advisors walks forward and whispers to Anoa, who nods. "I understand." She smiled at Farid.

    "I've been advised to bend you over the proverbial barrel. Filo wishes to be supplied every five years for our fleets. We will be building equipment with your blueprints as well, so you won't have to build everything for us, but we expect you to help. We will also take what we can from the DCOTP and expect to be compensated for losses after battles." Anoa pulls her head to her shoulder and relaxes again.

    "I don't like this part that much. Still, you have my guarantee that we will not spread advanced technology to other entities in the Imperium. I believe multiple family members would kill me themselves if I did. We can offer our backing of the fleet starting immediately for twenty years. Our other forces may have prior engagements over the next half decade, but we will bring them to full force if it appears that our alliance is unable to engage."

    She holds her hands up. "There you have it. The heavy price of friendship for the Nation of Filo's fleet." Anoa leans back and waits for the counter offer.


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    Bolkas grinned and shook the Outsider's hand. "Only information and money will drag me out of the inner Imperium. I know enough to know I came to the right place. I'd like to know what you'd think about putting a heist together?"

    Bolkas stares at the Outsider's mask and shakes his head. He looks down at the floor. "That thing makes it hard to tell if you like the idea in principle. I guess that's the point huh?. Anyways, There have been a few nations putting out these little pamphlets of all the cool technology they've been making."

    Bolkas opens up a hologram on his watch and shows the equipment lists of Zaqaru. "These guys have a lot of stuff, oh my god, they have so much stuff. And the prices are just ridiculous… or their manufacturers are just inefficient. We want it. Well, I want it, but nobody has stopped me from coming out here, so my family wants it too. I propose we slip in and get some blueprints from them… all of them if we can."

    The Outsider's mask looks like a death squad mask. Bolkas can't help but look at other things in the room. "Together we can walk in and out. I know you got that new black market set up, well, I assume you have your fingers in it. We won't compete with that. I'll mention that keeping the blueprints secret will help you keep a monopoly on the tech, but it'll be yours to do with as you please."

    "What do ya say? Care to be a part of the biggest technological heist this century?"


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    "Agreed, we will send our scientists to Starosta Archives and begin copying. We welcome house Vastadd."

    Torbin Gilkara"
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    House Mertens through their contacts with various houses have established a service for Houses wishing to hire out their extra assets without the complications of establishing a formal trade agreement with other powers.
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    1 Navy - 1 Trade
    1 Agency - 1 Trade
    1 University - 2 Trade
    1 Court - 2 Trade


    Race to Destruction
    After much heated discussion, with plasma volleys included, the Laramy siblings have negotiated a temporary cease fire. They have agreed to turn their navies to more productive usage than destroying each other. Namely destroying someone else. Both siblings have declared separate wars on the Democratic Collective of the People. They have agreed that the winner of the war will be the sibling who conquers the most of the Collective's star systems. Naturally the Collective itself was not asked its opinion on this matter.

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    ]Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit,

    We will purchase [20] of your new Starburst Autocannon sets.


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    ]Grand Administrator Earl Yaadus Emit,

    We will purchase [5] of your Hyperlane installations.


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    Lady Sun,

    The value of any infrastructure is in what it would cost to build an equivalent so [4 Trade] for a an established planetary installation, and [1 Trade] for the requisite mobile vessels.

    Duchess Akachi Okeke


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    ]Thank you for your agreement. We don't require anything else at this time. Though we would consider a more comprehensive trade agreement once we have established our infrastructure.


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    ]Izabella considers for a few moments and then consults her datapad before looking up. "That is certainly an interesting proposal. It would need to be very convincing since you have no enemies, but the Collective and they would certainly know whether they had sabotaged you or not. I am not certain we have enough operatives to effect a convincing enough incident over enough of your fleet to entice the Collective into war. But I am willing to task my operatives with it."

    "If anything the risk is on your part. As to make this look real my operatives will need to come dangerously close to actually sabotaging your Haytham fleet. If there are any mistakes it could well cause real damage."


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    House Vastadd and House Starosta are in agreement with the proposed order.
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    "Very well. We agree to a formal marriage between our leadership forming an alliance. You destroy the Triune pact so we can split their territory between us. Thus securing our sector for our houses. In turn I will negotiate a deal with one of the Laramy siblings having them declare us dukes in return for financial and military aid. Do we have an accord?" She offers a devilishly sensuous smile. "Who do I kiss to seal the deal hmm?"


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    "We can offer you the following designs." A few schematics appear showing off some of the technologies developed in secret by the Tatarus forces. They of course don't provide the means to build such technologies but at least see what is to offer.
    University Design (Virtual Robotics Control MKI)
    University Design (Virtual Robotics Control MKII)
    Navy Design (Nanite Deconstructor Torpedoes MKI)
    Navy Design (Nanite Deconstructor Torpedoes MKII)

    "We are also willing to provide the permenant military presence so long as you can aid us ensuring that this project is profitable to both of us."
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    One Step Closer to Doomsday
    The declaration by the Laramy siblings has brought about a flurry of activity from the lesser houses. The Democratic Collective of the People has answered this insult to their sovereignty by stating their intent to claim the heart of the Imperium itself, the capital world of Sigma Kuldav. The Duchy of Lyrae has declared their support for Crown Priness Persephone Laramy and pledged to aid her in her war against her usurper brother. Meanwhile House Jinks has declared their support for Crown Prince Alexander. House Berger has jumped at the opportunity presented by the Laramys being distracted to declare it's intent to conquer [01,00].

    In the south the House of Steel has declared that it can no longer abide the squabbling of its neighbors and intends to conquer the earls in northern Byvale so that their systems can be put to more productive use. Several other houses have also moved to bring their lesser neighbors into their dominion.

    House Arnos: [-04,03]
    House Barlow: [-02, 06]
    House Ytterbus: [08,10]

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    ]Admiral Mallach nods, "We will go further than that. All of Byvale will tremble at our union." Then he gives the courtesan a deep kiss.
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