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1.The Infinite Empire of Cybus1Father Knows Best State“Nos autem vitam et mortem.”
2.The Império Constitucional of Novo WagondiaCivil Rights Lovefest“Slavery is the Daughter of Darkness”
3.The Democratic Union of Felucian Planetary RepublicCivil Rights Lovefest“Da pacem Domine sperantibus.”
4.The Democratic Republic of The Unified Nations of FeluciaCivil Rights Lovefest“Primogénitus ex cineribus bellum ex luce mundi.”
5.The Neo-Dominion of SterkistanInoffensive Centrist Democracy“The endless waltz of war, peace and revolution”
6.The Empire of Santa LucijaNew York Times Democracy“Qua Patet Orbis”
7.The Empire of Socialist Republic of AndrewFather Knows Best State“Strength through iron, victory through brotherhood”
8.The EPCOT and Conch Republic of Timmy CityNew York Times Democracy“It started with a windbird”
9.The State of The Orson EmpireLeft-wing Utopia“Victory for Orson”
10.The Protectorate of The Raven TechnocracyNew York Times Democracy“For Science And Society!”
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The Orson Empire wrote:Novo Wagondia

Emperor Turner and UCP Secretary-General Kester Mavanga have reached a deal to resolve the current crisis. Emperor Turner has ordered the cancellation of the public execution, and has used his powers to reverse the sentences given by the High Court. All 140 prisoners, both foreigners and Imperial citizens, are no longer on death row. They will instead be administered a lesser punishment- flogging. Each prisoner will receive a maximum of 40 lashes. The personal belongings of all foreign prisoners will be confiscated and destroyed, and the foreigners will be permanently barred from Orsonian soil. As for the Imperial citizens, they will be granted the option of emigration from Orson to a foreign nation of their choosing (if said nation will accept them); however, if they choose this option, they will never be allowed to return to Orson. In exchange for this lesser punishment, the Malian and Wagain ambassadors to the UCP have agreed to shelve all proposals to kick Orson out of the organization for a period of three years, and the entire situation will return to the prior status quo.

Meanwhile in Jakarta, there has been no update on the 72-hour demand. The Inquisition has remained in force surrounding the UCP campus despite direct orders from Turner to end the siege. It is unclear what the situation is on the ground.

What year is this taking place and why were the foreigners imprisoned to begin with? I missed that part

Corsahnim wrote:What year is this taking place and why were the foreigners imprisoned to begin with? I missed that part

This takes place in 2018. The entire fiasco is the result of an international incident me and Novo had been planning.

During this time in Orsonian history, the Inquisition is heavily involved in Operation Scinfaxi (launched in 2017), which is the codename for the purge and destruction of the Federalist movement. The operation was only meant to target domestic Federalist insurgents, but the Inquisition went beyond this and began targeting foreign nationals in Orson. There is an organization in Wagondia known as the "Contra-Turneristas" who work alongside the Federalists to destroy Turner's regime (hence their name), and this was used by the Inquisition as a basis for going after foreigners. The situation started in Kinshasa, when a Malian-Wagain journalist known as Anni Riqueti, alongside 139 other foreigners and Imperial citizens, were arrested by the Inquisition (me and Novo roleplayed this out about a month ago starting in this post: page=rmb/postid=39641781). These 140 individuals were then condemned to death by the Imperial High Court. The Inquisition then started to go after all Wagain citizens in Orson, causing the foreigners to hide at the UCP regional headquarters in Jakarta (currently under siege by an Inquisition task force), the Timmian embassy in Central Plaza, and all other Timmian consulates. The provocative and aggressive actions of the Inquisition prompted the wrath of Turner, who feared the incident could boil over into a full-scale war, before the preparations of his Grand Plan were completed; Turner was also angry because the Inquisition had not consulted with him nor gained his approval before doing all of this.

The Orson Empire wrote:Novo Wagondia

Emperor Turner and UCP Secretary-General Kester Mavanga have reached a deal to resolve the current crisis. Emperor Turner has ordered the cancellation of the public execution, and has used his powers to reverse the sentences given by the High Court. All 140 prisoners, both foreigners and Imperial citizens, are no longer on death row. They will instead be administered a lesser punishment- flogging. Each prisoner will receive a maximum of 40 lashes. The personal belongings of all foreign prisoners will be confiscated and destroyed, and the foreigners will be permanently barred from Orsonian soil. As for the Imperial citizens, they will be granted the option of emigration from Orson to a foreign nation of their choosing (if said nation will accept them); however, if they choose this option, they will never be allowed to return to Orson. In exchange for this lesser punishment, the Malian and Wagain ambassadors to the UCP have agreed to shelve all proposals to kick Orson out of the organization for a period of three years, and the entire situation will return to the prior status quo.

Meanwhile in Jakarta, there has been no update on the 72-hour demand. The Inquisition has remained in force surrounding the UCP campus despite direct orders from Turner to end the siege. It is unclear what the situation is on the ground.

We have offered the Imperial citizens a chance to come our nation if they so desire. They can choose to stay in our borders or move to other EOA nations.

As for the foreign prisoners, the Embassy in Central Plaza has already made plans for their departure. Upon their release of custody from Orsonian Authorities to us, the foreigners will be taken to the Fort Victorium JW Marriott where the Embassy Medical and Mental Health team will conduct physical and mental health checks. The foreigners may have to stay the night in Fort Victorium depending on how long the Health checkups take.

Depending on the severity of medical issues they will be sent to New Caledonia for immediate treatment. If New Caledonian medical facilities are overloaded, they will be sent to Port Dagon,Solomon Islands,Cybus.

The rest of the foreigners will be flown to Seoul,South Korea.

The Novoians in our Embassy and consulates will be picked up and flown to Brussels, Dubai, and New Caledonia.

The Orson Empire wrote:Novo Wagondia

Emperor Turner and UCP Secretary-General Kester Mavanga have reached a deal to resolve the current crisis. Emperor Turner has ordered the cancellation of the public execution, and has used his powers to reverse the sentences given by the High Court. All 140 prisoners, both foreigners and Imperial citizens, are no longer on death row. They will instead be administered a lesser punishment- flogging. Each prisoner will receive a maximum of 40 lashes. The personal belongings of all foreign prisoners will be confiscated and destroyed, and the foreigners will be permanently barred from Orsonian soil. As for the Imperial citizens, they will be granted the option of emigration from Orson to a foreign nation of their choosing (if said nation will accept them); however, if they choose this option, they will never be allowed to return to Orson. In exchange for this lesser punishment, the Malian and Wagain ambassadors to the UCP have agreed to shelve all proposals to kick Orson out of the organization for a period of three years, and the entire situation will return to the prior status quo.

Meanwhile in Jakarta, there has been no update on the 72-hour demand. The Inquisition has remained in force surrounding the UCP campus despite direct orders from Turner to end the siege. It is unclear what the situation is on the ground.

Formosa will be open to any and all Imperial citizens that desire to stay within our borders.

The Orson Empire wrote:Emperor Turner and UCP Secretary-General Kester Mavanga have reached a deal to resolve the current crisis. Emperor Turner has ordered the cancellation of the public execution, and has used his powers to reverse the sentences given by the High Court. All 140 prisoners, both foreigners and Imperial citizens, are no longer on death row...

Meanwhile in Jakarta, there has been no update on the 72-hour demand. The Inquisition has remained in force surrounding the UCP campus despite direct orders from Turner to end the siege. It is unclear what the situation is on the ground.

Timmy City wrote:As for the foreign prisoners, the Embassy in Central Plaza has already made plans for their departure. Upon their release of custody from Orsonian Authorities to us, the foreigners will be taken to the Fort Victorium JW Marriott where the Embassy Medical and Mental Health team will conduct physical and mental health checks. The foreigners may have to stay the night in Fort Victorium depending on how long the Health checkups take... The Novoians in our Embassy and consulates will be picked up and flown to Brussels, Dubai, and New Caledonia.

Prime Minister Barrachina has expressed his thanks to both parties for reaching a peaceful deal, and has offered full political asylum for all prisoners found to be the victims of state persecution (presumably all of them, excluding any violent criminals). He has also said that "Wagains everywhere owe a debt of sincere gratitude to our Timmian allies" for their role in securing the evacuation of Wagains trapped throughout the empire. A PDC Wagondia Boeing 787 is being fueled and prepared to leave for Seoul, where it will connect with the Timmian flight and repatriate all Wagain citizens to Manila, as well as all those who wish to resettle in the Wagain Empire.

Meanwhile in Jakarta, nearly 1,000 employees remain trapped within the complex, surrounded by local police and Imperial Inquisition units. The Director-General of the UCP in Southeast Asia, a Filipino of Korean ancestry named Benigno Hoy, has risen to prominence as a spokesperson for the besieged compound. As he nears the 72-hour ultimatum on surrendering the 60 Wagains in his custody, Hoy has asked the Inquisition to extend the time limit and allow all non-essential personnel, including a large number of groundskeepers, janitorial staff, and low-level bureaucrats, to safely leave the exclusion zone. About 200 peronnel would remain by choice, including the complex's security detail and a number of Wagain, Malian, and Timmian workers who fear they will be kidnapped if they leave the safety of the complex.

Novo Wagondia wrote:Prime Minister Barrachina has expressed his thanks to both parties for reaching a peaceful deal, and has offered full political asylum for all prisoners found to be the victims of state persecution (presumably all of them, excluding any violent criminals). He has also said that "Wagains everywhere owe a debt of sincere gratitude to our Timmian allies" for their role in securing the evacuation of Wagains trapped throughout the empire. A PDC Wagondia Boeing 787 is being fueled and prepared to leave for Seoul, where it will connect with the Timmian flight and repatriate all Wagain citizens to Manila, as well as all those who wish to resettle in the Wagain Empire.

Meanwhile in Jakarta, nearly 1,000 employees remain trapped within the complex, surrounded by local police and Imperial Inquisition units. The Director-General of the UCP in Southeast Asia, a Filipino of Korean ancestry named Benigno Hoy, has risen to prominence as a spokesperson for the besieged compound. As he nears the 72-hour ultimatum on surrendering the 60 Wagains in his custody, Hoy has asked the Inquisition to extend the time limit and allow all non-essential personnel, including a large number of groundskeepers, janitorial staff, and low-level bureaucrats, to safely leave the exclusion zone. About 200 peronnel would remain by choice, including the complex's security detail and a number of Wagain, Malian, and Timmian workers who fear they will be kidnapped if they leave the safety of the complex.

Planes from Ethiad, Air France, and Emirates have landed at Christmas Island. If a UCP evacuation from Jakarta is allowed by Orsonian authorities, the planes can land in Jakarta in one hour. After that, the UCP staff and their family members will be taken to Dubai and Paris to meet up with UCP staff from those HQ’s.

Embassy officials from Central Plaza have arrived in Jakarta to prepare these plans. The second plan a separate plan to only evacuate TC nationals and permanent residents if they are restricted from taking passengers of other nationalities. The third plan is to fly everyone to Singapore or Manila and connect from there. Obviously, if time is of the essence, the third plan will come to fruition.

Novo Wagondia wrote:
...Meanwhile in Jakarta, nearly 1,000 employees remain trapped within the complex, surrounded by local police and Imperial Inquisition units. The Director-General of the UCP in Southeast Asia, a Filipino of Korean ancestry named Benigno Hoy, has risen to prominence as a spokesperson for the besieged compound. As he nears the 72-hour ultimatum on surrendering the 60 Wagains in his custody, Hoy has asked the Inquisition to extend the time limit and allow all non-essential personnel, including a large number of groundskeepers, janitorial staff, and low-level bureaucrats, to safely leave the exclusion zone. About 200 peronnel would remain by choice, including the complex's security detail and a number of Wagain, Malian, and Timmian workers who fear they will be kidnapped if they leave the safety of the complex.

Director-General Hoy has received no response from the Inquisition. The siege continues.

Timmy City wrote:Planes from Ethiad, Air France, and Emirates have landed at Christmas Island. If a UCP evacuation from Jakarta is allowed by Orsonian authorities, the planes can land in Jakarta in one hour. After that, the UCP staff and their family members will be taken to Dubai and Paris to meet up with UCP staff from those HQ’s.

Embassy officials from Central Plaza have arrived in Jakarta to prepare these plans. The second plan a separate plan to only evacuate TC nationals and permanent residents if they are restricted from taking passengers of other nationalities. The third plan is to fly everyone to Singapore or Manila and connect from there. Obviously, if time is of the essence, the third plan will come to fruition.

The Timmians have been prohibited from conducting an evacuation in Jakarta at this time. No reason has been given by Orsonian authorities. In Central Plaza, numerous unmarked vehicles transporting dozens of Inquisitor agents have begun to swarm Central Plaza, arriving from Fort Victorium via the Akaran Highway. Several vehicles are now blocking all sides of the Timmian embassy, and the Inquisitors are stopping anyone else from entering or leaving the embassy.

Meanwhile...

Emperor's Office, Senate Complex

Turner sat at his desk in frustration. All his attempts to make contact with the Inquisition task force in Jakarta were met with radio silence, and the task force seemed to be completely disregarding his direct order to end the siege of the UCP campus. It was a rare moment where he actually felt powerless. He looked up at the corner of the office where a television had been mounted to the wall. It was showing one of the national news channels, currently doing a live broadcast of the situation in Jakarta. A helicopter flying near the campus was filming the positions of the police and the Inquisition below, when suddenly the footage cut, and the screen went black. Turner rose from his desk to check if there was a problem with the TV, but it was still on and functioning- perhaps there was a problem with the news network itself?. He then paced the room for a bit before moving to the balcony behind his desk, deep in thought and fearing that the worst was about to happen. From the balcony, Turner had a view of the entirety of the small capital, and what he saw confirmed this fear. A convoy of unmarked vehicles had arrived off of the Akaran Highway through the main gate, deploying Inquisitors as the vehicles stopped in front of all major government buildings. The Timmian embassy, which was very close to the Senate Complex, was completely surrounded by these vehicles, and it appeared that the Inquisitors were trying to force their way inside of the embassy. Turner surveyed the scene for a few more moments, all while having flashbacks of the 7/7 coup. He then rapidly swung around, preparing to contact the Imperial Royal Guard, but saw the door to his office open before he had the chance. Inside stepped an Inquisitor, well-dressed in a black suit; Turner could tell by the rank on his left sleeve that he was a senior agent.

"Inquisitor, would you mind telling me what the hell's going on outside?" Turner asked, getting right to the point.

"My Emperor...I am placing you under arrest," The Inquisitor responded.

Turner was quiet for a moment, and slowly approached his desk. "You don't know the magnitude of the mistake you are making, Inquisitor. You and all your conspirators have just signed your own death warrants."

The Inquisitor also began to move towards the desk. "I'm afraid your reign is at an end, my lord. Your weakness and appeasement for the foreigners has become apparent during this crisis. It is time for better leadership in Orson."

Turner and the Inquisitor were now barely just a foot away from each other, waiting for the other to make the first move. Turner had already done so, pressing the panic button underneath his desk to alert the guardsmen of the situation. For about 20 seconds, the two stared at each other, before the Inquisitor finally made a move towards his pistol. Turner's old training from his days in the Imperial Brotherhood kicked in, and he grabbed both arms of the Inquisitor and pulled him over the desk. A shot was fired from the pistol, which went through a nearby wall.

"Not today, you bastard!" Turner yelled as he attempted to rip the pistol out of the Inquisitor's hands while punching him. They continued to wrestle on the ground until the Inquisitor managed to get off another shot. The bullet would graze Turner's right arm, before impacting and destroying the TV. Finally, three guardsmen stormed into the room and fired six shots at the Inquisitor's with their rifles. One of the rifle rounds went through the Inquisitor's body and struck Turner in the leg, causing him to yell in pain. The Emperor then managed to use his raw strength, fueled by his anger, to push the Inquisitor towards the balcony and hurl him over the railing, where he met his grisly end on the pavement below.

"My lord, are you alright?!" one the guardsmen yelled out as all three ran towards the Emperor. "He's been shot! We need an ambulance!" another yelled.

"No, no! It's just a flesh wound, I'll live," Turner replied, grasping at his leg. The wound was bleeding profusely, clearing indicating the wound was severe. "Listen- the Inquisition has betrayed us. I want the guardsmen to assemble a team and head to Jakarta. The task force there has been marked for extermination. I also want a security detail to escort me out of this city- we must abandon the capital for now, until the military can intervene. Go- now! I can fend for myself!"

The guardsmen nodded and quickly exited the office. Turner managed to raise himself up and walk, though still in great pain. He topped one of his bookshelves over and felt the wall for a loose tile. He then ripped the tile off, revealing a hidden cache of a bulletproof vest, an assault rifle, and ammunition; Turner had created this cache in case of a situation like this. Turner put on the vest and loaded the rifle with ammunition before leaving the office, heading towards the guardsmen post in the basement.

The Orson Empire wrote:From the balcony, Turner had a view of the entirety of the small capital, and what he saw confirmed this fear. A convoy of unmarked vehicles had arrived off of the Akaran Highway through the main gate, deploying Inquisitors as the vehicles stopped in front of all major government buildings. The Timmian embassy, which was very close to the Senate Complex, was completely surrounded by these vehicles, and it appeared that the Inquisitors were trying to force their way inside of the embassy. Turner surveyed the scene for a few more moments, all while having flashbacks of the 7/7 coup.

It was decided, while they didn't like turner being in power longer -- that it would be far worse for the Inquisition to take control of the country. The Army would be instructed to mess up their encryption on a couple Field HQ radios near the border so that the Orsonian Military's listening posts can decode messages talking about the satellite imagery of central plaza and the risk assessment about the Inquisition taking power and what that could mean for the risk of invasion. Handing the Orsonian military directly intel that things are coming to ahead with the Inquisition right now.

The Orson Empire wrote:Director-General Hoy has received no response from the Inquisition. The siege continues.
The Timmians have been prohibited from conducting an evacuation in Jakarta at this time. No reason has been given by Orsonian authorities. In Central Plaza, numerous unmarked vehicles transporting dozens of Inquisitor agents have begun to swarm Central Plaza, arriving from Fort Victorium via the Akaran Highway. Several vehicles are now blocking all sides of the Timmian embassy, and the Inquisitors are stopping anyone else from entering or leaving the embassy.

Meanwhile...

Emperor's Office, Senate Complex

Turner sat at his desk in frustration. All his attempts to make contact with the Inquisition task force in Jakarta were met with radio silence, and the task force seemed to be completely disregarding his direct order to end the siege of the UCP campus. It was a rare moment where he actually felt powerless. He looked up at the corner of the office where a television had been mounted to the wall. It was showing one of the national news channels, currently doing a live broadcast of the situation in Jakarta. A helicopter flying near the campus was filming the positions of the police and the Inquisition below, when suddenly the footage cut, and the screen went black. Turner rose from his desk to check if there was a problem with the TV, but it was still on and functioning- perhaps there was a problem with the news network itself?. He then paced the room for a bit before moving to the balcony behind his desk, deep in thought and fearing that the worst was about to happen. From the balcony, Turner had a view of the entirety of the small capital, and what he saw confirmed this fear. A convoy of unmarked vehicles had arrived off of the Akaran Highway through the main gate, deploying Inquisitors as the vehicles stopped in front of all major government buildings. The Timmian embassy, which was very close to the Senate Complex, was completely surrounded by these vehicles, and it appeared that the Inquisitors were trying to force their way inside of the embassy. Turner surveyed the scene for a few more moments, all while having flashbacks of the 7/7 coup. He then rapidly swung around, preparing to contact the Imperial Royal Guard, but saw the door to his office open before he had the chance. Inside stepped an Inquisitor, well-dressed in a black suit; Turner could tell by the rank on his left sleeve that he was a senior agent.

"Inquisitor, would you mind telling me what the hell's going on outside?" Turner asked, getting right to the point.

"My Emperor...I am placing you under arrest," The Inquisitor responded.

Turner was quiet for a moment, and slowly approached his desk. "You don't know the magnitude of the mistake you are making, Inquisitor. You and all your conspirators have just signed your own death warrants."

The Inquisitor also began to move towards the desk. "I'm afraid your reign is at an end, my lord. Your weakness and appeasement for the foreigners has become apparent during this crisis. It is time for better leadership in Orson."

Turner and the Inquisitor were now barely just a foot away from each other, waiting for the other to make the first move. Turner had already done so, pressing the panic button underneath his desk to alert the guardsmen of the situation. For about 20 seconds, the two stared at each other, before the Inquisitor finally made a move towards his pistol. Turner's old training from his days in the Imperial Brotherhood kicked in, and he grabbed both arms of the Inquisitor and pulled him over the desk. A shot was fired from the pistol, which went through a nearby wall.

"Not today, you bastard!" Turner yelled as he attempted to rip the pistol out of the Inquisitor's hands while punching him. They continued to wrestle on the ground until the Inquisitor managed to get off another shot. The bullet would graze Turner's right arm, before impacting and destroying the TV. Finally, three guardsmen stormed into the room and fired six shots at the Inquisitor's with their rifles. One of the rifle rounds went through the Inquisitor's body and struck Turner in the leg, causing him to yell in pain. The Emperor then managed to use his raw strength, fueled by his anger, to push the Inquisitor towards the balcony and hurl him over the railing, where he met his grisly end on the pavement below.

"My lord, are you alright?!" one the guardsmen yelled out as all three ran towards the Emperor. "He's been shot! We need an ambulance!" another yelled.

"No, no! It's just a flesh wound, I'll live," Turner replied, grasping at his leg. The wound was bleeding profusely, clearing indicating the wound was severe. "Listen- the Inquisition has betrayed us. I want the guardsmen to assemble a team and head to Jakarta. The task force there has been marked for extermination. I also want a security detail to escort me out of this city- we must abandon the capital for now, until the military can intervene. Go- now! I can fend for myself!"

The guardsmen nodded and quickly exited the office. Turner managed to raise himself up and walk, though still in great pain. He topped one of his bookshelves over and felt the wall for a loose tile. He then ripped the tile off, revealing a hidden cache of a bulletproof vest, an assault rifle, and ammunition; Turner had created this cache in case of a situation like this. Turner put on the vest and loaded the rifle with ammunition before leaving the office, heading towards the guardsmen post in the basement.

It's just like the Inquisition from Warhammer 40k - never trust them.

The Orson Empire wrote:Director-General Hoy has received no response from the Inquisition. The siege continues.
The Timmians have been prohibited from conducting an evacuation in Jakarta at this time. No reason has been given by Orsonian authorities. In Central Plaza, numerous unmarked vehicles transporting dozens of Inquisitor agents have begun to swarm Central Plaza, arriving from Fort Victorium via the Akaran Highway. Several vehicles are now blocking all sides of the Timmian embassy, and the Inquisitors are stopping anyone else from entering or leaving the embassy.

Meanwhile...

Emperor's Office, Senate Complex

Turner sat at his desk in frustration. All his attempts to make contact with the Inquisition task force in Jakarta were met with radio silence, and the task force seemed to be completely disregarding his direct order to end the siege of the UCP campus. It was a rare moment where he actually felt powerless. He looked up at the corner of the office where a television had been mounted to the wall. It was showing one of the national news channels, currently doing a live broadcast of the situation in Jakarta. A helicopter flying near the campus was filming the positions of the police and the Inquisition below, when suddenly the footage cut, and the screen went black. Turner rose from his desk to check if there was a problem with the TV, but it was still on and functioning- perhaps there was a problem with the news network itself?. He then paced the room for a bit before moving to the balcony behind his desk, deep in thought and fearing that the worst was about to happen. From the balcony, Turner had a view of the entirety of the small capital, and what he saw confirmed this fear. A convoy of unmarked vehicles had arrived off of the Akaran Highway through the main gate, deploying Inquisitors as the vehicles stopped in front of all major government buildings. The Timmian embassy, which was very close to the Senate Complex, was completely surrounded by these vehicles, and it appeared that the Inquisitors were trying to force their way inside of the embassy. Turner surveyed the scene for a few more moments, all while having flashbacks of the 7/7 coup. He then rapidly swung around, preparing to contact the Imperial Royal Guard, but saw the door to his office open before he had the chance. Inside stepped an Inquisitor, well-dressed in a black suit; Turner could tell by the rank on his left sleeve that he was a senior agent.

"Inquisitor, would you mind telling me what the hell's going on outside?" Turner asked, getting right to the point.

"My Emperor...I am placing you under arrest," The Inquisitor responded.

Turner was quiet for a moment, and slowly approached his desk. "You don't know the magnitude of the mistake you are making, Inquisitor. You and all your conspirators have just signed your own death warrants."

The Inquisitor also began to move towards the desk. "I'm afraid your reign is at an end, my lord. Your weakness and appeasement for the foreigners has become apparent during this crisis. It is time for better leadership in Orson."

Turner and the Inquisitor were now barely just a foot away from each other, waiting for the other to make the first move. Turner had already done so, pressing the panic button underneath his desk to alert the guardsmen of the situation. For about 20 seconds, the two stared at each other, before the Inquisitor finally made a move towards his pistol. Turner's old training from his days in the Imperial Brotherhood kicked in, and he grabbed both arms of the Inquisitor and pulled him over the desk. A shot was fired from the pistol, which went through a nearby wall.

"Not today, you bastard!" Turner yelled as he attempted to rip the pistol out of the Inquisitor's hands while punching him. They continued to wrestle on the ground until the Inquisitor managed to get off another shot. The bullet would graze Turner's right arm, before impacting and destroying the TV. Finally, three guardsmen stormed into the room and fired six shots at the Inquisitor's with their rifles. One of the rifle rounds went through the Inquisitor's body and struck Turner in the leg, causing him to yell in pain. The Emperor then managed to use his raw strength, fueled by his anger, to push the Inquisitor towards the balcony and hurl him over the railing, where he met his grisly end on the pavement below.

"My lord, are you alright?!" one the guardsmen yelled out as all three ran towards the Emperor. "He's been shot! We need an ambulance!" another yelled.

"No, no! It's just a flesh wound, I'll live," Turner replied, grasping at his leg. The wound was bleeding profusely, clearing indicating the wound was severe. "Listen- the Inquisition has betrayed us. I want the guardsmen to assemble a team and head to Jakarta. The task force there has been marked for extermination. I also want a security detail to escort me out of this city- we must abandon the capital for now, until the military can intervene. Go- now! I can fend for myself!"

The guardsmen nodded and quickly exited the office. Turner managed to raise himself up and walk, though still in great pain. He topped one of his bookshelves over and felt the wall for a loose tile. He then ripped the tile off, revealing a hidden cache of a bulletproof vest, an assault rifle, and ammunition; Turner had created this cache in case of a situation like this. Turner put on the vest and loaded the rifle with ammunition before leaving the office, heading towards the guardsmen post in the basement.

The Panopticon, Arcadia:
Forge pored over the intelligence reports, and conferred with the deputy head of Section Two, Felix Borodin, a handsome and charismatic Evolved whose charm hid his skill with his .45 and his very high body count.
“Director, as you know, an unstable Orson works to our advantage. We have a greater chance of inserting agents into their intelligence and military apparatus, and opportunities to prepare for further operations in the future. Tensions between Orson and the Malians should be encouraged wherever possible.”
“Yes, but if Turner were to fall...the Inquisition is full of psychopaths and would-be James Delta’s. They are unpredictable and dangerous. They will also likely fight for power, reducing the Empire to fragments that will easily be swept up by the Malians and Mamarans...and that is not in our interests.”
“Of course sir. I’ve already got a Prowler ready to insert new operatives into Australia, backgrounds and documentation already prepared by our informants, agents, and AI. Shall I give the go-ahead?”
“Yes. Blunt Inquisition operations wherever possible, and try to discreetly feed intel to MOSS. And of course, find out all you can about any operations Orsonian agencies have in our territory, if any, and in Wagondia.”

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