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  • A new multi-purpose manufacturing plant opens on a planet in the Tri-System. Hundreds of immigrants begin arriving daily in search of work, followed by merchants interested in buying raw materials. The reduction in ore stocks causes a 10% increase in the price of cesium, lythia, iridium, platinum and rhodium. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in New factory opens on (planet).
  • Evening. Prices for ores on a planet in the Tri-System become favorable, prompting speculators who have been hoarding large stockpiles to flood the market. The planet's stock market is battered and traders reduce the price of cesium, lythia, iridium, platinum and rhodium is by 30% in an attempt to sell. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in Ore market crashes.
  • A planet in the Tri-System announces wide-scale cuts in police funding, decreasing police patrols. There is an immediate fear that the cuts will make it easier for smugglers to visit the planet, increasing an already very active black market. Prices for brain implants, firearms, human organs, nerve toxins and pleasure borgs decrease by 25%. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in Black Market fears as police cuts are announced.
  • A shuttle crashes on a planet in the Tri-System. A human organs ring arrives on the scene first, removing limbs, eyes and livers and leaving no survivors. Rescuers are horrified and the police respond with a major operation to catch the criminals. The incident prompts a 25% decrease in the price of human organs. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in We must catch these ghouls!.
  • Confiscation of nerve toxins on a planet in the Tri-System increases significantly. CIS officials announce the increase in the evening and there is speculation that it indicates a large-scale nerve toxin manufacturing operation is in progress. Police patrols begin to search for smugglers carrying the toxins. The announcement prompts a 20% decrease in the price of nerve toxins. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in (planet) in toxin turmoil.
  • Zak Skintight and the Buttock Men arrive on a planet in the Tri-System to play a concert. A major police presence is assigned to the event due to the group's appetite for Talcum Powder, Bex Beer and pleasure borgs. The concert prompts a 20% increase in the price of Warp Steroids, Bex Beer and pleasure borgs. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in Zak arrives on (planet).
  • The annual gem collectors' fair is held on a planet in the Tri-System. Gem enthusiasts from across the system attend to buy, sell and trade gems in hotels and restaurants across the planet. Traders and entrepreneurs also attend. The event prompts a 15% increase in the price of Cerulean gems. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in Jewel bash on (planet).
  • The Flower and Vegetable Festival]] is held on a planet in the Tri-System. Representatives from all planets display flowers. When the show is over, some remain to sell produce to traders and merchants. The event prompts a 25% decrease in the price of sunflowers. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in Flower show ends on a high.
  • An election takes place on a planet in the Tri-System with controversial results, leading to many shooting incidents. Police note an increase in the firearm trade and establish a cordon of Olura patrol ships around the planet to prevent smugglers from delivering more. The rioting prompts a 25% increase in the price of firearms. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in Riots break out after election chaos.
  • Military commanders launch a massive coup against leaders on a planet in the Tri-System. The coup loses steam in the evening as loyalist forces hold rebels in mountainous country 100 km from the capital. As the rebellion loses steam, generals offer high prices for firearms. The CIS establishes a controlled exclusion zone around the planet to prevent smugglers from selling to the rebels. The price of firearms increases by 40%. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in Military coup continues on (planet).
  • An organized protest march against high tax levels on a planet in the Tri-System degenerates into violence. Police blame hard-core trouble makers for the escalation, but reports indicate widespread involvement among the protestors. Numerous arrests are made and a large number of firearms are confiscated. The protests prompt a 10% increase in the price of firearms. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in Tax protesters go on rampage.
  • The CIS spend months planning a covert operation against a Kindred stronghouse on a planet in the Tri-System. CIS agents storm the facility in a morning raid, discovering large amounts of firearms and explosives and arresting several men. Many Kindred members escape. Patrols are posted to intercept incoming supplies of weapons. The bust prompts a 15% increase in the price of firearms. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in Police bust nets grand haul of firearms.
  • A freighter mysteriously crashes in the evening on a planet in the Tri-System, killing at least 500 people and injuring many more. Prices for medi kits, Synthi skin, cybernetic limbs and optic nerves increase 15% as medical supplies are urgently requested the next morning. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in Many killed in freighter crash.
  • A conflict between rebelling army divisions and governmental loyalists on a planet in the Tri-System is resolved peacefully, creating a huge surplus of medical supplies which had been stockpiled to treat casualties. The surplusof blood, cybernetic limbs, medi kits, optic nerves and Synthi skin is offered to freelancers at a 25% discount. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in Huge medical surplus as conflict ends.
  • Several weeks of sunshine on a planet in the Tri-System causes an increase in swimming pool usage, irrigation and external hydroponics, hitting water reserves and leading to a drought. Local water authorities offer a 30% increase in price for traders willing to import more water. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in Scorching weather results in drought.
  • An unprecedented amount of flooding on a planet in the Tri-System causes widespread fear of global warming. Scientists do not agree on the issue. Evidence does show that substantial ice-cap melting has occured, prompting a 30% decrease in the price of fresh water. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in Global warming fears on (planet).
  • A terrorist attack on a planet in the Tri-System destroys a major dam. A large explosion damaged the dam's infrastructure and weakened its integrity. Staff were evacuated a few minutes before the entire structure collapsed. The next day, a large-scale clean up operation is initiated and the price of fresh water is decreased by 30% as an incentive for traders to ship it off planet. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in Terrorists breach dam.
  • A cargo vessel carrying lythia and cesium crash-lands in one of the main reservoirs of a planet in the Tri-System. The cargo poisons the reservoir and threatens to further contaminate the water supply, prompting emergency services to work overtime to avert a disaster. The price of fresh water increases 20%. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in Cargo crash causes contamination.
  • Planning authorities on a planet in the Tri-System announce the authorization for construction of a new fusion power plant. Stock markets register an increase in share price of industrial material importers. The announcement results in a 10% increase in the price of biopolys, brikcrete, lumber, plasteen and Titan. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in Power station project given go-ahead.
  • Industrial workers strike over low wages on a planet in the Tri-System making it unlikely that the year's projects target will be met and causing a large stockpile of unused industrial materials. The excess biopolys, brikcrete, lumber, plasteen and Titan is sold off at a 15% decrease in price, possibly to finance a deal with the building community. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in Construction strike generates materials surplus.
  • A wide-scale drought affects a planet in the Tri-System, causing all-time low reservoir levels and leading to emergency rationing. Authorities expect major fatailities if imports water imports to not appear. The price of fresh water increases by 45%. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in Drought hits (planet) hard.
  • Good weather during the summer season on a planet in the Tri-System leads to an exceptional harvest and a surplus of foodstuffs. The price of grain, fertilite, fresh water, livestock and Synthi meat is lowered 20% to increase export. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in Good harvest for (planet).
  • An infestation of Bexian MegaLocusts affects a planet in the Tri-System, doing a great deal of damage to crops. Pesticide experts are called in to deal with the issue. The damage causes a 15% increase in the price of grain, fertilite, fresh water, livestock and Synthi meat. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in MegaLocusts hit (planet).
  • A three-day storm which included 75-mile per hour winds, tornadoes and heavy rain occurs during the harvest on a planet in the Tri-System. Huge losses of foodstuffs are reported and an emergency fund is established to cover a 20% increase in the price of grain, fertilite, fresh water, livestock and Synthi meat in hopes of increasing imports. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in Storm wreaks havoc on farmers.
  • The eco-system of a planet in the Tri-System suffers a total collapse. Environmentalists begin work to repair the system and authorities issue plans for a 35% increase in the price of grain, fertilite, livestock and Synthi meat to provide an incentive for traders to import more supplies. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in Total crop failure on (planet).
  • Affiliated cargo shippers on a planet in the Tri-System strike because of inadequate escorts on interplanetary runs, causing a minor food shortage. Haulers enter into negotiation with bosses. The strike causes a a 50% increase in the price of grain, fertilite, fresh water, livestock and Synthi meat. The Commerce and Communications Network reports on this story in Hauliers strike starves (planet).


  • The Father's Pride suffers a stabilizer malfunction, forcing the crew to abandon ship in space suits. Fearing pirates, the crew sends an SOS e-mail asking to be rescued. Vel Ricaud responds and finds the disabled ship under attack by two Demon and four Heron of the Chirichan pirate clan. Ricaud rescues the crew and is paid 5,000 CR by Von Sprechen Industries.