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    Note: articles in this blog are often referencing to biography of this character.


    Karina spent few more hours as the "delivery girl" and learned few good lessons. One of them was about the need to always check the mission details related to the destination station distance from the system entry star; everything distant more as 10k light seconds (ls) is not worth the extra money because it needs too much flight time in the supercruise. Another lesson was about the need to disable the external flight controller (notebook touchpad) which unwanted use has resulted in accidental series of shots which have hit the station wall when she was trying to dock ... what have happened then was really very, very fast. The station openned fire from numerous defense turrets, the ship have strongly shaked, the canopy broke almost instat and followed an emergency ejection of the escape capsule.


    DetentionMS

    Few hours later, when she awakened in the hybernation unit, she found that he is at the Detention

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    Note: articles in this blog are often referencing to biography of this character.


    The first feelings when she entered the ship and for the first time sat in the real pilot chair were unforgettable. She already had decent practice with piloting from space ships simulators at the university, but this now was something very different, it was real! First was needed resolve few administration steps which were displayed on the HUD main screen and waiting for approval. One of them was about the ship name (In-game -> Outfiting/Livery): "What name should I choose", she was thinking for a moment and then suddenly came an Idea ... "Beetle" fits here well and I like it! The most difficult part of "take off" is behind me", she thought with a smile :)


    9439-fcfc987f-small.pngWhile sat in the cockpit she started study her ship's details on an technical blueprint displayed on one from several cockpit's displays. "Yeah, that's typical for him (Father), all the equipment only very basic and on top of that loaned. It looks

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    In my quest to find the Ultimate Space Adventure I read article after article and forum after forum for the perfect game. I played Jumpgate, Independence War I & II, looked into Freespace which I hear is the precursor to Freelancer, X, Darkspace, Allegiance, played Master of Orion I & II, Wing Commander which I heard was good, Star Trek & Star Wars sagas, I even installed "Star Wars X-Wing Alliance" which was supposedly one kick ass game for it's time, until 2010 when my quest led me to Freelancer.



    In the first year I owned the game I played it twice, I liked it so much. I even became a member of the Hamburg server for a short time - if I remember correctly. After playing Vanilla twice I went on another quest to find an even better experience than what Freelancer gave me, and came across a forum where someone mentioned Freelancer Expansion Mods...Not being able to resist this new knowledge I looked into them all, and Crossfire was the most appealing.



    Once again I was blown away

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    "Yes?" asked Forlon which was just awaken by private call. Last day he arrived in middle of the night and instead going to his [tooltip=Main station in Yaroklis system]Marsden City[/tooltip] offices, he went to sleep in one from the first-class cabins onboard his python. It was his trusty buddy Deborah: "Apology Sir, but in our offices was just now an [tooltip=The Sovereign Justice Collective players minor faction]SJC[/tooltip] police officer with [tooltip=Advanced Tactical response]ATR[/tooltip] troops looking for you. It seems like he is highly interested with your latest work for [tooltip=Afli Patron's Principles]APP[/tooltip] in Afli, specifically he have mentioned stolen data from theirs non-public Data point on planet Lacab Kui E3 ....". Forlon: "Oh damn, it looks that the space controlled by the SJC is not the best for me just now, please contact our docks in Phiagree and send me the Katana to the Gessi Keep City in Sowii. I had from there earlier working offers because this

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    "Good morning, sir. Do You know about the latest Gallnet news about the Pleiades region?", has asked me [tooltip=NPC copilot buddy]Deborah[/tooltip], once I have entered the offices in the Marsden City in Yaroklis. She continued, "it looks like there are now three Aegis stations badly damaged by some newly discovered Thargoids variant called Medusa, and all these stations must be evacuated. Damage must be really bad, normally are these stations able supply inhabitants also in the state of construction or big reconstruction."

    Forlon remained silent for few minutes, while he was checking latest news from the region. "OK, it looks that they may really need help from everyone who can be available. We have here some obligations like usual, but I hope that [tooltip=Top ranking member of the Ghost legion]Ryan[/tooltip] will not kill me, if we will spent some time with helping evacuate people there. Please start immediately preparing the Dark Queen for emergency operations. Armament will

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    Looking back since I wrote my previous entry, I don't think I would ever imagine that the situation in the Galaxy would shift so cardinally.
    Or maybe I did imagine that and have forgotten about it.
    So... first things first? Deep Space Motherflakking Seventeen. The first stronghold of the Mankind on the way of Great Doms' conquest, and hopefully the first nail in said conquest's coffin. Something to get humans to finally man the flak up, stand side by side, hold the flakking line and throw these invading aliens back from whatever galaxy they came. Simple, right?
    Unfortunately, some human arseholes disagreed. Even I didn't expect the sabotage attempt; even though we worked around it and managed to get the station running. What followed was a number of supplying operations to upgrade the station. Quite soon the first operations that used DS17 as staging base took place. I still have fond memories as we discussed Operation Podstava and Operation Countercharge together with other pilots. And

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    Jera System Map

    Recent history: On January 9, 3302 (2016), a small faction called The Sovereign Justice Collective (SJC) expanded into this highly populated star system. No one paid much attention, motion of the small factions in-between systems were very common that days. Mighty corporation Jera Holding controlled three (all big) from four orbital stations and they had more as less under control also also two surface starports on second and third planet in this system. Fourth space station was unimportant small industrial outpost Mitchell Orbital controlled by Jera Social Democrats. On 11th March happened something unexpected, Social Democrats have lost control of their outpost in armed conflict lasting for entire week. New owners of the Mitchell became the SJC, which was an dictatorship led by Chancellor Zahra Arias. The Jera Holding top representative Vice President Brad Lucas celebrated, he was very pleased due his personal grudge with the Democrats. They got, as he thought, exactly what they

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    Data Classification PDAT-378. Release of fragmented report by order of CI-311. Report of Incident #00139 and datafile #0001 received by Special Operations Receiver Alice Valent. Report As followed:
    -Known to suffer delusions or even hallucinations. &*(##$&^! [ERROR UNKNOWN LINK BREAKAGE. IFF ID FINDER OFFLINE. Target Codenamed ARUS]
    -It Would seem I need to have a word with a *#$%%$^ on carrier. [ERROR SECURITY BREACH ATTEMPTS DETECTED ON RAGNAROK-359. Pilot: [GR]AZ09]
    -Probably. I think **$^&#^@ modify ^^#&*$(@) Air Synthesizer. Running diagnostics. -ARUS [ERROR UNKNOWN VIRUS DETECTED]
    -*#&@*@ bombs in ship,sabotage,*#&$^@!? attempted to hack #*$ ship. -AZ
    -Locating transmitters. I know #&@^^% Canteent requested IC specimens. @#^$&% Hacking attacks*#&$ in IC.*&#^$% target life support.Currently in exoprotection suit. Canteen@!? ghost are related to any Inner Core aliens.- ARUS
    -(#&$ in combat assault gear,#($&@@! used for assault missions on unknown environments. -AZ
    -DRIC has botched

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    Ajay's Story 2.0: The Intermission


    Author's Warning And Notes: This chapter contains no action at all. I was just itching to write something for the story.
    Some real people (or at least their RP characters) are mentioned in the story. Feel free to point out any mistakes I might make in their portrayals.
    I also might be venting too much of my feelings into this, and probably I'll delete this soon. Read at your own discretion.


    -Canteen, I finished my report. Here to present it in person, as by your request. - I said, entering Flyagin's office on Coalition HQ.
    Neither of us have been aboard Coalition HQ for quite a while. However since the plans for a new IC operations have surfaced, he opted to return to desk job, using direct access to Coalition HQ's mainframes to compile data from recon pilots such as yours truly.
    -I'm glad to see you, Ajay. How's your shoulder?
    The shoulder in question got nearly busted during Operation SANRAI by an inside fragmentation. Closer to the end of the

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    Ajay's Story 2.0: "Truth I Couldn't Bare Part II"


    -Okay, now explain the stop in Sigma 17? - Flyagin asked.
    -I donated some guns to a friend - I replied.
    We were sitting in Stranger's cockpit, awaiting launch sequence.
    And I still couldn't quite shake off the shock. The Datapad Of Doom, I have to admit, was nearly too much for me to handle. Though to be fair I always knew [DATA EXPUNGED] was a b_tch.
    And now Flyagin needed a safe, secluded station as far away from human space as possible. Well, I knew one such station...
    -Maybe Lost Paradise is worth considering? - he asked.
    -Still Sirius, also it's Nomad space. The Order might get interested in it. No, Canteen, I have a better idea.
    We flew from there to Omega 3 without landing, where I landed the ship on GMG observatory to set a location point in an Emergency Warp Drive and then used the Hypergate.


    -I wish we had the Baneblade here - my CO said as we passed a Savage battleship with escorts in Venn.
    -I agree - I said. - Maybe Great Doms

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