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  1. Chapter 1, Scene 1: Oyānci Archpriest Oyānci, the uncle-in-law of the first ever Archpriestess (Archpriestess Moyoluani), was the Archpriest who led the Azlo from the Great Paran lake in 8 BCE by the orders of Lōzōnxicoyol herself. Before Oyānci, the Azlo had many archpriests and each archpriest was said to be the divine "Cōconēλ" (Directly translates to "Mouth Piece" or "Puppet") of separate Wēcatoc deities. Under the guidance of Oyānci, the Azlo who left the lake came to be unified under the banner of Ce Meƶλ, The Mun. Without the groundworks for a near-unified religion, the Crescent Empire could not of ever unified lands from the Paluvian Rainforest to the Synthe Bay, to the Paititi mountains, to the Manamana Isthmus. Modern Day A middle-aged man, around his late forties, early fifties, in a yellow-cream military jacket was hunched over head down at a gnarled dusty wooden table with numerous yellow-stained documents and large A3 sheets of rolled out and bent maps. The room he was in shook slightly, cream-coloured dust trickling from the ceiling, the same colour as the ceiling and cracked walls. The room was dead silent, but soon began to be periodically cut by the rattling of distant gunfire and eventually built up to be like an orchestra of woodpeckers, the sounds of individual bangs from the guns merged into one long drawn out buzz. Thankfully for Alez he was not on the front lines down at Pezidenteza Street, he was two streets back at their temporary base, but the periodic hallowing echoes of faraway explosives still trickled cold sweat down his neck. He was far too close to the conflict for his liking. In the outlying front lines, the roaring of a collapsing concrete building echoed through the streets followed by broken up cheering. Alez wasn't sure if that was his own side cheering or that of the opposing forces, but the fact that the long drawn out buzz of machine guns did not end had dampened any hope in his heart. The greyish wooden door - the only way in and out of the room - rattled causing Alez to flinch in place, his head glancing up towards his door. A small part of his brain almost hoped it was the men of the opposing force, finally here to put him out of his misery, but instead it was another man in a similar yellow-cream military jacket, with grey combat trousers and a partially unbuttoned grey shirt. "We have the map, sir." The man declared, saluting to the hunched man. Alez sighed, his eyes locking with the man. "Please Camillo, I have repeatedly requested that you call me Alez. I am no more a sir then General-President Tario is." "Yes si--Alez." Camillo stumbled. "The map you requested of the city has arrived." "Excellent, thank you." Alez replied. Two more individuals in similar jackets stepped through the door, one (a lady) holding a large rolled up tube of paper held together only by an elastic band and the other (a man) with a single plastic wallet with several cleaner papers inside. The hunched man finally stood up properly, sweeping aside several of his papers to make room. "I'd have expected we'd afford more than a single rubber band to be wrapped around our most valuable current intelligence." Alez sarcastically commented, before being cut by Camille. "There was a problem s–Alez. The scouting men came across numerous wandering soldiers, General-President soldiers, beyond our controlled territory." He commented, the man with the paper rolled it out on to the table for all men currently in the room to see. "It's incomplete." Alez snarled, backhanding a pile of paper near himself to the ground, sheets of paper sprawling out everywhere. The two newcomers traded anxious stares before Alez let out a frustrated sigh with a hand to the bridge of his nose. "I'm fine, we're fine. This is still useful. The map ends where President-General soldiers were contacted? Camille?" "Yes Alez." “Is this the only map?” Alez questioned, his voice still tense a bit raspy but now looking back to the three men. The old man pulled out a thick black pen from his table and stacks of papers. He turned his head back to Camille. “No sir, just a copy.” He replied, his voice a tad quieter then previously. “Excellent” Alez remarked as he carved out great black line across the map following where the surveyed area ended, the scraping of the marker against the paper ringing out across the now silent room. Once Alez finished he took several steps back, the black line going from the top to the bottom of the city map. "Then this still gives us a rough indication of current front lines of the liberation of the city. If there were lone General-President men, we can safely assume they were attempting to survey the arena of battle themselves. But they held this city before it was even evacuated, why would they need multiple men out beyond the active front lines? They only have so many men at the old city hall building.." "Perhaps they are looking to find a hole in our defences?” Camille postulated, the three other men and women in the room turning to him. Camille bent over the map pulling out a Sitallian copper peso, the older lady frowned as she folded her arms – waiting for her turn to speak. “Whilst the General in the city hall has a portion of his men on Pezidenteza Street,” He began, sliding the coin from the town hall to Pezidenteza Street, then rummaging for a smaller silver peso he dropped it back at the city hall on the map, dragging it over several streets to the side. “The General sends out a secondary force to our flank, in hopes of breaking through to Pezidenteza.” He continued, moving both pesos into the street and towards the University. “And break through.” Camille concluded, swiping both pesos back into his pocket. He nodded to the lady, but before she could speak the whole room shook as dust sprinkled from the ceiling and a crack in the wall. The echoes of a second falling building – louder than before – erupted followed shortly by faint cheering. Alez shook his head, sighing and turning his attention to the lady. "They are desperate." The lady stated, her eyes squinted as the wrinkles on her face curled around. She was the oldest of the four, her salt and pepper hair that was more salt than pepper showed that well. "Before our men came together, my men fought at Papapietolia on the coast. They sent out men to find a clean route into the front lines. Week later, President tanks and heavy artillery arrived. Half my men were lost on a single day and we were forced to flee from the city. f*cking spineless men. Soon as they believe they might loose, they run to daddy Tario and-" The lady was cut off as a young man in a basic grey uniform burst into the room, breathing frantically. Alez's face burned red. "What in the damned Hell do you think you're doing?! What's your name division so I know who to smack later?" The old man roared towards the young boy. "Oyānci s-sir, the Ƶantico d-division! Alez, sir! I-its your son!" The man cried out, with Alez's face going from red to purple. "Well dammit boy! What Hell has he gotten himself into?!" He snarled, slamming a fist onto the table causing a single sheet of paper to flutter to the ground and Camille to flinch. "He's at the first aid camp, he got shot at th--" Once again, no one can get a single word out as Alez stormed past the boy and down a hallway, leaving the young man to the ire of the three men and women.
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  2. Blomsuke Festival Soars in Attendance Link The Blomsuke Festival is a venerable celebration of Theacan culture and how far the country has come. It originally began sometime in the year of 2305 BCE. The event was recorded after a particularly harsh winter when a young empress saw the poor condition her people were in and opened the imperial reserves to save her people from starvation. The people rejoiced at the sudden influx of food and the festival was held in the subsequent years as an act of good faith and kindness during the harsh winter months. While harsh winters and low amounts of food are a thing of the past the festival has persisted throughout the years and the different iterations of Theacan society. It is frequently considered to be the largest and most culturally significant festival in all of Theaca and has since spread from only Eynam to the rest of the country and even other countries that have populations of Theacans. This week long festival traditionally consists of consuming large amounts of food, offering friendship to your neighbors, small handcrafted gifts, and dancing. In more recent years the festival has also spawned a day devoted to Theacean independent films and music as small scale concerts and film festivals are set up. Surprisingly larger bands, movies, and performers only take part as spectators or judges. For larger creators and those with international acclaim it is seen as a faux pas and as a day to let more unknown artists and talented individuals to have the stage. Each year the submissions for films to be screened and art pieces to be displayed has a certain theme to tie it all together. This year the theme was "The Young Getting Older." The number of both films and art pieces by groups and independent creators has risen by nearly three times as Theacans, young and old, express how their lives have changed in recent years and how they feel the progression of time. The largest of the festivities was held in the old palace courtyard. Dozens of tents, displays, and stages were set up for performances, art displays, carnival games and distractions, and the wurld class food. Nearly 3.81 million people have visited the palace and Eynam this years, smashing the previous record held in 2008. The festival was also notably graced by the Empress herself. During the third night of the festivities the young Empress Adela made a public appearance and speech regarding the state of Theaca. It was short, sweet, and completely unannounced, leaving most news teams covering the event to scramble in an attempt to catch a picture of her or her speech. According to eyewitness statements the Empress was seen in the company of a strapping young man, although no news on what their identity was has been uncovered. This year did mark a rather interesting departure from the norm: A massive amount of tourists have been reported to attended the Blomsuke Festival this year. The people of Theaca have been all to happy to invite others to share the festivities and experience the culture. The tourism brought in by visitors to Theaca has not only helped the local businesses grow from the festival but has also hopefully highlighted Theacan culture on the wurld stage and helped our neighbors get to know us as a nation. Documentary film crews were also reportedly seen taking footage of the festivities but as of yet there has been no further developments on the film crew or their exact purpose. . Related Topics Cultural Festivals History of Eynam Theacan Historical Society Interview New Wing of Palace Open to the Public The Empress's New Flame?
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  3. That's fine. If you'd like we can try and make it work, but if you don't feel comfortable in an English-speaking region, feel free to leave, we won't judge
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  4. oh I´m sorry, i don´t speak much english
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  7. New Telescope Promises a Stunning View Link The final segment of the first RNT Project telescopes. The final segment of the first ELT in the Roku National Telescope Project has been completed. After two months of delays to ensure proper calibration in the system the final component was produced and is scheduled to be fitted into the the completed ELT as of January of 2021. The Roku National Telescope Project, abbreviated RNTP, has long been a promise of the government to create a new telescope that would not only give scientists across the wurld a much bigger and clearer picture than ever thought possible but also provide eager Theacean stargazers and astronomers the chance to observe planetary bodies in detail that has never before been seen. With the completion of the fist telescope: Roku I, on the horizon production for Roku II is scheduled to begin in mid April. Roku I is the first of a chain of six telescopes that will compose the entire RNTP. Once all six are functional they can be used simultaneously to take a picture of unparalleled resolution. With the new year just around the corner and Roku I ready for its final tests before operation the wurld's eyes fall upon Theaca to see what the first images that the Roku I produces will display and what new insights such a tool can give humanity. Alceste Camille, chief director of the RNTP, had this to say on the project: "The project is unfolding smoothly and within four weeks the final piece should be installed and the telescope will be operational. The RNTP has already chosen the stellar coordinates of the first image captures based on promising radiation reading captured by other space agencies around the wurld. We are proud that everyone could come together for such a large project and we hope to show the wurld what Theaca can offer." The Roku I telescope is currently one of the most advanced telescopes in the wurld with a stuffing 2.5 meter diameter adaptive optical unit and over 6000 actuators to help get the clearest image possible. The final segment (pictured right) ins one of nearly 800 identical 40 meter segments that make up the entire array of the Roku I telescope. With a total cost of 1.6 billion sceats, the Roku I is also one of the most expensive pieces of modern technology. From the sensitive optical instruments to the large amounts of computers dedicated to image process. Even the floor of the facility has been designed, no pun intended, from the ground up. The foundation has been built specifically to be earthquake resistant due to the sensitivity of the equipment within the telescope's interior. With both the extreme cost and amount of technology invested into a single telescope the RNTP has taken great care to ensure each part is delivered in the safest and most efficient manner possible as even the slightest error in transport could have devastating effects for the equipment. Related Topics Space Roku National Telescope Project New Planets Sighed That Might Contain Life
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