Mora / Mora / Spinward Marches
Santanocheev Rebellion Ends Peacefully
The Santanocheev Rebellion is now over. There
is no longer any threat of military action in the Spinward Marches, as
a settlement has been agreed that ends the legal dispute that Admiral
Count Santanocheev had over certain elements of Norris's actions as
The Imperial Navy fleets in the system of Mora
(3124 Spinward Marches; AA99AC7-F) are standing down and will move
back to their assigned systems under a plan developed by Grand Admiral
Bridgehead, Duke of Five Sisters. The redeployment, along with
certain repairs, is expected to take several months.
The establishment of the Regency was the decisive
factor in the agreement. With the Domain under the rule of Duke
Regent Harlo, the legal differences could be settled peacefully without
either party requiring the other to yield. Instead, the matter
will be settled by the Emperor himself.
The Santanocheev Rebellion -- a popular name that
has stuck, regardless of the technicality of whether this was indeed a
Rebellion, a Mutiny, or a Police Action -- was not without
violence. The Battle of Tussinian (2731 Spinward Marches;
B678324-7) was the largest single military action ever fought by the
Imperial Navy, and resulted in substantial loss of life of the brave
Imperial Sailors who served on the many ships that were lost.
Significant damage was also inflicted on the mainworld of the Tussinian
system, although only military installations were targetted. Tussinian
is still inhabitable, but it will take several years for the system to
In addition, a much smaller action was fought in the
system of Rhylanor (2716 Spinward Marches; A434934-F),
resulting in the complete loss of one fleet along with their commander,
the Count of Fulacin.
A full account of the Santanocheev Rebellion is
beyond the limits of TNS message size. A new Imperial Library
Data entry on the subject is being distributed over normal channels,
and our readers are referred to that entry for more information.