Yes. I went there. I am saying…wait, what? No no, that’s a huge typo. Amarii isn’t the head of the NMLA. But we are going to talk about it right now, on Space Tea, cup 6. This weeks space tea is actual tea, and this week it is Vanilla Chai Spice.
This weeks Space Tea is brought to you by the NMLA. I totally was not held at gun point for this sponsor at all and am fully complacent in doing this. The NMLA would like you to know they are not a terrorist cell, they are a weekend golf club that’s been mistaken by Karen’s as a terrorist cell. The NMLA also likes knitting on the weekends, croquet, and tea. The NMLA would like that guy with tin foil to know that the recent bombings were not sponsored by Jupiter Rochester, and that they invite him to have a nice sit down afternoon tea. The NMLA also supports #Teamhavok. The NMLA! We’re not the terrorists! You are. Open enrollment starts soon.
The NMLA. The group that has it all. Thargoid-Human Hybrid Weaponry (Human bombs containing Thargoid Enzymes). Power. Connections. Money.
Theta Group. The group that has it all. Brains. Hybrid Weaponry. Power. Connections. Money.
See a trend here? These two groups are interconnected. But we already knew that. Theta Group is part of the NMLA which is widely known. But, who is the lead of the Neo-Marlinist Liberation Army? No one really knows as no figurehead has publicly come forward. So they say. That’s the current “idea”, lore wise.
But, what if we already know? What if he’s been right under our noses the entire time? Well, I think he has been. I think he’s been here for a long time, and has been plotting this for ages.
You see, the NMLA is all about power and control. I’d almost say fear as well, but fear sort of goes with control. What else do we know that’s about power and control? Who benefits from power and control? Who thrives on power and control?
Who’s all about corporations in Elite: Dangerous? Who benefits from all this? Who stands to gain from the attacks the most? It’s not that bumbling fool Mahon. It’s not that disgraced president Hudson, though he does have ties to all this. We’ll get to that in a second. It’s one man. A man who had a corporation. A man that’s all about corporations.
Now you see why I say Hudson has ties to this possibly as well, since he’s Rochester’s BFF. Or was. We’re still not sure. I still say he had something to do with all this, despite his claims to the contrary. The ties between them were very strong, and the plans that Rochester had benefitted Hudson the most. So that’s why I maintain Hudson did have something to do with this mess, but Hudson and the NMLA? That I doubt very much, and it would be a stretch. Oh who am I kidding. Hudson is along for the ride and a co-conspirator in all of this. Hudson is as much involved as Rochester is, and we’re going to look at it today. Get that tinfoil, get that board, the red strings, and paper, and we’re going down the rabbit hole.
Back to Rochester though. The NMLA is obviously getting this weaponry from somewhere. Sure, Theta team was found with a weapon stash, but you don’t just get weapons from nowhere. You need ships. Ships need fuel, ammo, limpets, weapons. Those cost credits. A lot of credits. Credits don’t just fall from the sky, unless you blow up a ship hauling them. The point is, the NMLA needs funding. These aren’t just home grown bombs. These are well thought out attacks, these are intricate planned details. There has to be insiders helping them. I mean, they attacked Sirius for god sakes, the place where the summit was being held. We know that security was super high there, so likely someone somewhere was paid off. Sure someone could have been like “Hey screw these guys let the bubble burn” (Looking at you, Pilot), but again, large sums of money had to be spent. Plus the weaponry? Thargoid-Human hybrid weaponry? We know it was because it set off the Thargoid alarms at every station it happened at, and the corrosion on the stations was Thargoid in looks.
But what would Rochester have to gain from his prison cell from all this?
Two things he craves. Imagine this. The year is 3310. Three short years in the future. Well in Elite’s future. Jupiter Rochester is out of prison, broken out by Theta 7 himself. Jupiter Division is in full swing, and Core Dynamics is part of it now. Jupiter, under Core, produced a lot of our major battleships, the Eagle, the Farragut Class Battlecruiser, the Federal Assault Ship, Corvette, Gunship and Vulture. All pure combat ships. They also produced the s4 Sentry, the s5LM Guardian, and the s9 Goliath, all planetary defense ships. Jupiter has full of the entire Federation after reuniting with his friend Zachary Hudson, and his eventual assassination. Winters is dead, and no one stands in the way of Rochester, who holds the entire Federation hostage with his Core Dynamics ship, and his new Battlecruiser, with weapons custom made by Theta 7, wielding corrosive Thargoid-human hybrid weaponry. From this position, Rochester holds the entire cradle of humanity in his palm, as well as the most powerful ships in the Elite universe. On the ground, all his skimmers keep humanity in line as well. The entire Federation is now enslaved to Rochester and Jupiter Division. Rochester uses this to ramp up production of all his warships, including several dozen more Battlecruisers, and goes on the offense. One by one the neighboring systems fall, and with each that falls, more ships rise to the air, and more sentry’s take over on the ground. Soon, Rochester controls the entire Alliance, and finally the final piece falls as he takes over the Empire. In three short years, Rochester could very easily do this. Think I’m crazy? Humanity built 70,000 Generation ships in a short time. That was way back before FTL. So nowadays? Building this army? Cake. Rochester wants nothing more than total control, and he could very, very easily obtain it with the help of the NMLA. It’s really not that far fetched at all. Put the pieces together. All roads lead to Rochester.
10 Sep 3306: Mackenzie Relay station is bombed. NMLA claims responsibility. The first we really hear of them on GalNet. Mackenzie was in Aisling Duval’s home system. Aisling was engaged to Jordan Rochester. Aisling says she only planned to marry Rochester to advance her political plans. Jordan is Jupiter’s brother.
12 Sept 3306. More Empire starports bombed, setting off Thargoid alarms. We now know that the NMLA has Thargoid weaponry.
13 Sep 3306. Harold Duval assassinated by the NMLA while going to visit daughter Aisling. Aisling was engaged to Jupiter’s brother.
12 Oct 3306. Liz Ryder said her weapons were modified to hold Thargoid caustic enzymes, and the NMLA used those to attack the starports, and continue to today.
30 Oct 3306. NMLA attacks and nearly kills Imperator Hardrian Augustus Duval, another NMLA target on a Duval, all since the wedding break up. The NMLA broadcast says they will “sever every head of the Duval hydra”
03 Nov 3306. The NMLA is now connected to the Federation, which is led by Zachary Hudson. Hudson is Jupiter’s BFF. The Imperial Internal Security Service (IISS) found Thargoid weaponry in Federation space, with micro signatures saying the deliveries came from the Federation. One major thing to note here is Jordan Rochester’s quote when the Federation was said to be tied to all this. “There have long been rumor’s that the NMLA has the Federation’s support, to destabilize the Empire and promote republican propaganda. If true, there will be severe consequences.” But no one at this point had said anything about the Empire, Jordan? Something you know we don’t?
19 Nov 3306. Multiple explosions in Kepler Orbital, causing massive loss of life and damage. The NMLA again claims responsibility, this time targeting the NMLA members taken prisoner by the Federation, and using the same hybrid weaponry. The targets were the secure facilities holding the prisoners, killing them all. Sure they didn’t want information leaking out, or did these people know about Rochester, and were taken out so they couldn’t reveal that under interrogation? Imogen Luciana made the following statement: “The NMLA was obviously able to make use of its bomb-making factories within the LTT 1935 system. If the Federation had not resisted our investigation, we would have shut these down and prevented the attack. Our warning about the extremist threat went unheeded, and the Federation is now paying the price. We once again insist that all Marlinists are repatriated to the Empire.” Yet again, the FEDERATION resisted the investigation. The FEDERATION allowed these facilities to stay open. The FEDERATION is run by Hudson, who is Jupiter’s bff.
27 Nov 3306. The Federation and Empire ramp up production of warships. Yet it took Hudson this long to reply? Two interesting statements were issued, and Husdon, interestingly enough, didn’t say a word.
The Federal Times said:
“Building on the public outcry following the Neo-Marlinist bombing of a Federal starport, President Hudson has positioned himself once again as the Federation’s strongman. This is clearly a calculated effort to regain political power after negative associations from the Starship One trial. Shadow President Felicia Winters’s acceptance of Marlinist refugees has lost popularity, now that terrorists concealed among them have murdered thousands. However, cooler heads in Congress agree that provoking the Empire could lead to a far greater death toll.”
While the Imperial Herald said
“As well as the construction of new capital ships, Senator Denton Patreus has also ordered the withdrawal of funding for Aegis. The Senate’s consensus is that since Thargoid activity has reduced, the focus should now be on the Federation as well as the internal threat of the NMLA. Cooperation between the superpowers is rapidly coming to an end, leading to a state of interstellar brinkmanship. There is a real possibility that the Neo-Marlinists’ demand for revolutionary change may have broader repercussions than they intended.”
So Hudson drug his feet until now. Why? Could it have been because the entire time he was aiding his friend Jupiter’s NMLA? I mean it seems everything so far has targeted Aisling Duval, who was engaged to Jordan Rochester, Jupiter’s brother.
28 Jan 3307. Theta 7 releases the location of Serene Harbour, the Empire prison. Somehow, mysteriously, Theta 7 was imprisoned here, and somehow, some way, a lone ship got through a major prison colony’s defenses, landed, got Theta 7, and left with him? It’s interesting that he was held at an Empire prison, and not Federation. That speaks volumes right there as once again the Federation did nothing. Maybe because Hudson knew about Theta 7 and was worried Rochester’s name would be further drug through the mud and in addition, his, being friends?
This brings us up to the current events starting in 11 Mar 3307 with the bombings at the major starports. Needless to say, all roads lead to Hudson and Rochester having some sort of connection to all this.
So there you have it. All roads lead to a Rochester/Hudson alliance. Is this a lot of tinfoil? Oh yes, tons of it. But you have to admit, it does NOT look good for Rochester or Hudson. Time will tell if this unholy alliance of theirs comes to cannon, and if FDev drops the ball on this, I will be applying for a story writing job with them, because my dog could probably write something better if they drop the ball on this one. Let’s hope not.
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Coming this week as well, an interview with BossLadyB which will be up Monday!