(1801 Vland, 0201 Anarsi;
been under the control of numerous vargr
corsairs for nearly
two decades now. Early in 1104, Vargr corsairs overwhelmed the
low-tech defenses and took over the planet completely. This system learned the hard way that system
defense boats are essential for border planets.
It is believed that Newcastle has served as the jump off
point for many of the vargr corsair advances in the last two
clandestine surveys of the system
have failed to turn up any conclusive evidence of a corsair base,
analysis of traffic patterns repeatedly show Newcastle as the
are at a loss to explain the mystery.
Although it is believed the pirates may tire of actually administering
a world and take off again, by that time many of its resources will
been stripped. It is not known if the Imperial Navy intends to
the aid of this client state.
Officials have refused comment.