Here is the next set of entries in the detailed Frontier timeline. This month includes the beginning of the events in the Sundown on Starmist module, the beginning of the final campaign of the sathar against the saurians in the their corner of space, as well as the commencement of hostilities by sathar agents against military targets throughout the Frontier.
|60.054||Waiting for decisions from the Council of Worlds and Spacefleet, PGC dispatches several vessels from Gran Quivera (Prenglar) to Dixon’s Star to serve as a corporate militia in the system.|
|60.055||Sathar SCC#3, near Kizk-Kar, completes production of a frigate.|
|60.056||The small raid (1 LC, 2DD) launched by Clan Z arrives in Kizk-Kar system. With SF Nova in system, the UPF ships soundly defeat the sathar ships in the first official battle of what will come to be called the Second Sathar War. SF Nova extends its stay in the system for an extra 7 days.|
|60.057||Council of Worlds envoys arrive at Volturnus (Zebulon) to meet with leaders of the various native races.|
|60.058||* In wake of the recent sathar attack and activity, the Zik-Kit (Kizk’-Kar) government joins the trade and defense alliance with Kawdl-Kit (K’tsa-Kar) and Ken’zah-Kit (K’aken-Kar)|
* News of the failed raid on Kisk-Kar reaches sathar space. The premature action and its failure curries disfavor and Clan Z falls out of favor, losing any chance to leading the attack on the Frontier.
|60.059||Careful examination of the Eorna eggs has determined that they are, in fact, viable. Eorna on Volturnus (Zebulon) celebrate and declare the day of discovery to be known as the Day of Life to be remembered just as the Day of Doom.|
|60.060||Members of the Second Volturnus Expedition depart Volturnus to return to Pale.|
|60.061||Sathar SCC in the Liberty system completes construction of half a dozen fighters.|
|60.062||Rim Coalition delegation arrives at Gran Quivera (Prenglar).|
|60.063||Sathar vessels from the Liberty system arrive at the staging area to await assignments.|
|60.064||Rim delegation begins meeting with the Council of Worlds to discuss the sathar situation and the mutual defense of the Frontier and Rim.|
|60.065||* Supplies intended for Fortress Kdikit in Madderly’s Star are stolen/destroyed by pirates while in route to the construction site.|
* SF Nova departs Kisk-Kar for the K’aken-Kar system.
|60.066||After several space battles, sathar forces overcome the saurian defenses in the Dayzer system and bombard New Kischen (FE004) obliterating the saurian settlements on the planet.|
|60.067||The first of Spacefleet’s Talnor-D (FE004) communication ships, the UPFS Nexus, emerges from the shipyard at Gran Quivera (Prenglar). It begins a 30-day shakedown cruise with Task Force Prenglar.|
|60.068||Sathar forces in the Tischen system finally overcome the saurian defense forces and launch a planetary bombardment of Kzz-ten (FE004) destroying the settlements on that planet. The defense of both the Tischen and Dayzer systems have put a serious dent in the sathar resources for the campaign, buying the saurians some time to bolster Sauria’s (FE004) defenses and work to complete the Great Ark project.|
|60.069||Second Volturnus Expedition members arrive back at Pale to a hero’s welcome and receive recognition for their work in repelling the sathar attacks in that system.|
|60.070||* Sathar agents in the Frontier begin stepping up activities, especially focused on military and technological sabotage.|
* An anti-Streel group, funded by sathar agents, strike at the Streel SCC around Pale, reducing capacity by 63% while repairs are made. Several ships under construction are damaged but the militia Assault Scout miraculously escapes unscathed.
|60.071||Two small flights of three Saurian Battle Rays (FE004) each are dispatched to investigate the state of the Tischen and Dayzer systems and determine the strength of sathar forces.|
|60.072||CEO of Streel, Hilo Headrow (ZG) signs deal with his friend from the Great Sathar War, Esper Henshaw (ZG), CEO of MerCo, for MerCo to supply several teams to increase the security at the Streel starship construction center orbiting Pale (Truane’s Star) while Streel investigates the source of the recent attack.|
|60.073||SF Nova arrives in the K’aken-Kar system and will remain in system for 8 days.|
|60.074||Initial damage assessment of the Pale (Truane’s Star) starship construction center reveals that the damage was not as extensive as originally thought. Materials and equipment shuttled up from the surface quickly bring production capacity back to 58%. Work begins to restore full capacity.|
|60.075||A mountaineering survival team, calling themselves the Spire Dragons, begin their attempt to traverse coast to summit and climb Mt. Spire (Lossend, Timeon) (ZG) completely on foot. The team consists of members of all seven Frontier and Rim species with the goal that a member of each species will reach the top of the Frontier’s highest peak.|
|60.076||Medical Services Organization issues another alert about the drug Ixiol, stating that the use of the drug on Triad (Cassidine) has reached dangerous levels and is impacting work and economic activity on the planet. They call for the Council of Worlds and Star Law to investigate the production and trade of the drug.|
|60.077||* An independent freighter in the Gruna Garu system claims sighting of an unknown vessel, roughly the size of a light cruiser bearing UPF markings but not matching any known UPF vessel type. |
* Spacefleet dismisses the sighting as inaccurate claiming no vessel of that type in its inventory and dispatch a small patrol group (a frigate and 2 assault scouts) from Prenglar to investigate.
|60.078||* Maximillian Malligigg takes possession of the VSS Last Legs, a small freighter, and with a small crew and scouting party leaves for Starmist. (SF3)|
* Sathar reinforcements arrive in the Tischen system.
|60.079||Members of the Second Volturnus Expedition summoned to the Council of Worlds to testify of events on Volturnus (Zebulon) leading to the Battle of Volkos|
|60.080||* Sathar reinforcements arrive in the Dayzer system.|
* Saurian scout ships arrive in the Tischen and Dayzer systems and begin to probe the systems while avoiding sathar forces.
|60.081||SF Nova departs K’aken-Kar for the K’tsa-Kar system.|
|60.082||After months of fundraising, a new organization, The Yazira Heritage Foundation, purchases and begins refitting a small vessel to use as an exploration ship. Their goal is to reach the star that rumors claim is Yazira.|
|60.083||Sathar launch a probing raid into the Sauria system to test saurian defenses. The two-destroyer task force is quickly destroyed by a wing of saurian Battle Rays.|
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