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Old 11-11-2019, 05:20 AM   #61
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It's time for a...

Timeline

millions years ago - Space station built by precursors (Seneclex)

millions ya - Pascalons emerge/created

2000 ya - 1 ETR (Era of the Terran Republics) / Year 2102 AD - 1st Terran Republic

The Rise and Decline of the Terran Empire
1683 ya - 318 ETR/2419 AD - The Colonies Rebel
1665 ya - 336 ETR/2437 AD - Anton Luo Declares Martial Law
1616 ya - 385 ETR/2486 AD - Terran Directorate Collapses
-- Battle of Europa.
1610 ya - 391 ETR/2492 AD - Terran Empire Crushes Sigma Draconis, reunifying humanity.
1316 ya - 685 ETR/2786 AD - Terran Empire Reorganizes.
1189 ya - 812 ETR/2913 AD - Emperor Jun II killed in assault on Imperial Palace
-- Generally agreed upon date of the Collapse of the Terran Empire.
1150 ya - 850 ETR/2952 AD - Survey scouts map and name Thinker's Forum region

991 ya - 1010 ETR/3122 AD - Foundation of 20th Republic as ideological ancestors to Terran Republic

522 ya - 1479 ETR - Human colonists arrive on Plato's Cave and Morton's Fork

460 ya - 1541 ETR - 38th form relations with Tarkan Network
-- 39th Republic Established

~400+ ya - before 1600 ETR - Heaven's Tribes Invasion
-- Pascalon Genocide
-- Archaeo-linguist AI (UP) installed on station

?? - Human colonists arrive (Pentyches first?)
?? - Pentyches arrive

?? - V'tt end HT's rampage

?? - 39th established

~400 ya - Circa 1600 - Seneclex AI went dormant
-- V'tt attack Pentyche colony (Battle of Pascal Prime)
-- UP given control of weapons

373 ya - 1628 ETR - 40th Republic Established with union of Pentyches and 39th Republic

?? - ?? - 41st Republic Established

328 ya - 1673 ETR/3774 AD - Augustinian Settled, Century of Expansion begins

307 ya - 1694 ETR - Tarkan Crisis in 41st
-- 42nd Republic Established

288 ya - May 22, 1713 ETR - 43rd Republic established

?? - Abbi Rowland creates Servitors

162 ya - 1839 ETR - 44th established
-- Servitors emancipated
-- 43rd Republic-in-Exile established in Augustinian

?? - Yellow Expedition of Spinward Trade Alliance, conflict with 44th

?? - New Hong Kong opened as trade port

110 ya - 1891 ETR - Abbi Rowland's reported death

Present - 2001 ETR (4102 AD) - Current year (by 44th Republic's calendar)

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[b]?? ya[/b] - [b][I]?? ETR[/I][/b] - <event>
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Let me know of any mistakes, particularly with some of the details around the 400 years ago mark, which are a bit murky and muddled.

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Question 74 [HIS][Open]
Instead of asking individually for each undated event on the timeline, this is an open question asking for dates for any events. For any of the explicitly mentioned, undated events in the timeline above, give a date and some short details.

Furthermore, for any other implied events that haven't been specifically addressed, such as the invention of hyperspace travel or the exploration of this sector, you can also give a date and some basic details. However, if you want more detail about the event, ask that as a separate question.
(fiat roll: 2 sentences per year/event)
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Old 11-11-2019, 05:28 AM   #62
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I take it we're dropping (or possibly asking revision of) A20b, and maybe A63?
I guess if AlexanderHowl wants to revise them, he can. But if not, then we can consider them dropped.

As for Qn 63, we don't know how the Heaven's Tribes, who are given as a powerful force with nanotech spacecraft, and who can defeat the TL11 Seneclex defenses and whom couldn't be stopped by other human nations, were actually defeated, so the question is still effectively open as I'd just have to ask it again with a different wording.

You've built on the V'tt in a later answer, so we can keep them as the cause.
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Old 11-11-2019, 09:34 AM   #63
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Question 47 [STN]
What are the station's docking facilities like?
(d6: 5 Sentences)
The Galactic docks, New Hong Kong's gateway to the world, are characterized by a wild cosmopolitan district thinly wrapped by a layer of law. After given strict time schedules and berthing locations by the port authorities, new arrivials are bombarded by appeals of luxury, temptations of appetite, and offers of the exotic. This is centered just inside the docks, and the mundane work of customs inspections and loading cargo are largely overshadowed by it.

The republic docks, the forty fourth republic's gateway to new Hong Kong, are much more muted and business like, and leans more industrial than commercial. They are policed by Quarentine enforcement rather than Customs , and the stark difference between the two shows.

Question 74

Does anyone keep an embassy on New Hong Kong, or is it more appropriate to maintain diplomatic ties nearer the capital? (1 Sentence)
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Old 11-11-2019, 10:59 PM   #64
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A74, Volume I
Some Republican History
62 Years after the settlement of Plato's Cave and Morton's Fork, the 39th Republic was founded in 1541 ETR. It was declared in response to the 38th Republic establishing relations with the Tarkan Network.

After the Battle of Pascal Prime (Spinward Alliance sources refer to the planet as New Kowloon), the Pentyche Colony applied for admission to the 39th Republic, inspired in part by desperate actions by a 39ther corvette. The 40th Republic was founded on the 28th of March 1628 ETR, in commemoration of the reunification of the Pentyche with greater humanity.

The 42nd Republic was established in the wake of the Tarkan crisis in 1694 ETR. Defense Chairman Koizumi was given broad and undefined powers for the duration of the national emergency.

The 43rd Republic was promulgated on May 22nd 1713, after months of negotiation. The constitution of the 40th Republic was largely restored, and there was a general amnesty for those arrested by the 42nd Republic.

Question 76 [HIS]
Why did the 38th Republic establishing relations with the Tarkan Network cause the colonies to secede? (3 Sentences)

Question 77 [HIS]
What happened during the Tarkan Crisis? (1 Sentence)

Question 78 [HIS]
Why did they restore the 40th Republic's constitution instead of the 41st's? (1 Sentence)

Question 79 [HIS]
Why did the 43rd Republic grant a general amnesty? (4 Sentences)

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All Years ETR
1479 - Human colonists arrive on Plato's Cave and Morton's Fork

?? - Pentyches arrive

?? - V'tt end HT's rampage

1541 - 39th Republic Established

Circa 1600 - Seneclex AI went dormant
-- V'tt attack Pentyche colony
-- UP given control of weapons

1628 - 40th Republic Established

?? - 41st Republic Established

1694 - 42nd Republic Established

1713 - 43rd Republic established

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Old 11-12-2019, 01:18 AM   #65
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So the 1479 arrival in PC & MF is meant to be before the Heaven's Tribes Invasion?
And I presume the Battle of Pascal Prime is the one against the V'tt?

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Old 11-12-2019, 07:01 AM   #66
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So the 1479 arrival in PC & MF is meant to be before the Heaven's Tribes Invasion?
And I presume the Battle of Pascal Prime is the one against the V'tt?
Yes to the second. To the first, it could be, I was taking the fuzzy 400+ as possibly much larger than rough vicinity. I suppose the upper limit is probably a century before their defeat by the V'tt, as that's when they planned to check up on UP, given that didn't happen. I would estimate their defeat as mid to late 1500s, given the timing of the V'tt attack on Pascal's Wager.
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Question 74 75

Does anyone keep an embassy on New Hong Kong, or is it more appropriate to maintain diplomatic ties nearer the capital? (1 Sentence)
(Killing me with the 1 sentence here!)

Answer 75 [44th/STN] - Embassies to the 44th
Due to the station's facilities and security, and due to the republic's neutral, isolationist stance, New Hong Kong has become a popular meeting centre for high level diplomatic talks, thus most embassies, apart from those of the 44th's two closest allies, are located here.


Question 80 [44th]
Who are the 44th's two closest allied nations?
(d6: 4 sentences)

Question 81 [AI]
How did the human colonists convince Youpie to accept commands from them (or at least work with them), despite them not being Heaven's Tribes?
(d6: 6 sentences)
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Question 81 [AI]
How did the human colonists convince Youpie to accept commands from them (or at least work with them), despite them not being Heaven's Tribes?
(d6: 6 sentences)
A81
About 62 years after activation, Youpie had made a startling realization; it had become bored and lonely. It responded to this by seeking companionship, first passively scanning for communication, then by directly contacting vessels. The Rousseau's Gambit was the first ship to dock with New Hong Kong (then Heaven's Station 4117) in generations. While the crew had misgivings about visiting a Heaven's Tribe station, a safe harbour was to good to pass up. Permanent settlers arrived about ten years later. Youpie continues to be determined to avoid the fate of the Precursor AI, gloom and gradual insanity.
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Old 11-13-2019, 06:37 AM   #69
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Answer 74 Vol II [HIS]
2000 ya - 1 ETR/2102 AD - Terran Republic formed

The First Terran Republic was founded in 2102 when the continental unions of UNASUR, the Euro-Eurasian Union and the Asia-Oceania Congress signed the Treaty of Confederation. This ended almost a century of unrest and destruction, but the details are of little importance two millennia later.
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Answer 75 Vol III [HIS]
Colonization of the Fringe
328 ya - 1673 ETR/3774 AD - Augustinian Settled, Century of Expansion begins

Almost two centuries after the first Hab modules were erected on Morton's Fork, the peoples of the Republic were now prepared to venture forth into unoccupied space. Augustinian was the first of many new systems that were settled during the Century of Expansion.

Question 82 [NAMES]
What's the name of this region of space? (I'll roll one on request, but do names need more than a sentence?)

Question 83 [HIS]
Why did the century of expansion end? (War? Out of Planets? Petered out?) (1 Sentence)

Question 84 [HIS]
If the Republic settled so many systems, why do they only control three today? (Did many leave with the 43rd in Exile? Separated on their own accord? Is there a 41st Republic floating around?) (5 Sentences)
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