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Although the period of tension passed without incident, some of the strikers caused extensive damage to the automated mining apparatus in the main shafts. This crippled the Wapitian economy, causing the government to default on its promises to the Byrnans. In response, the Byrnans have declined to withdraw.
contractors are now travelling throughout the subsector,
looking to gather the necessary strength to throw off the Byrnan occupation.
These recruiters are quick to point out tneir planet's loss of sovereignty
to foreign "invaders", but they invariably neglect to mention that Wapiti
defaulted on its debt to Byrna. They also do not mention that Wapiti may
have similar problems paying off mercenaries. -AGD