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Postby Il Borgia Vaticano » Mon May 23, 2022 8:16 pm

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Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome, Italy- Pope Soter II carefully took his seat at head of the long conference table at the heart of the great fortress of Rome. Sitting with him were the most important ministers of the Church and state. Paolo Borgia, his Commander of the Sacred Band and Gonfaloniere. Pierre d'Euse-Borgia, Grand Inquisitor and Cruel Spymaster. Jaime Miguel de Borja y Unamuno, the newly found Borgia and now Secretary of State and Viceroy of New Spain. Ippolito de Medici-Borgia, Chief of The Vatican Bank. An AR hologram of King Viracocha of Spain, being streamed from the Royal Palace. And of finally, Grandmaster Belesara Borgia of the Sisters of Saint Michael.

In the intervening two years since the Sack of Rome and the COVID-19 pandemic, the Castelo had been upgraded and her defenses shored as the HQ of the Papal State's armed forces. It was still very much a palatial castle, or at least what one could be made out of a former Roman Emperor's mausoleum, now souped up with modern military defenses and amenities for intelligence. Now more than ever, like times before, should Rome face another crisis, the pontiff would only have to flee into the Castelo and wade out the crisis. It was a citadel.

This, however, was not why Soter had been dragged here in personal attendance. It was an offensive, not defensive, measure that had brought them all together today. Soter II would have much preferred to be safely ensconced in the Vatican apartments, away from prying eyes. His 'condition' was not one he'd prefer the public to see, and the embrace of his paramour (and source of condition) Alexandru was much preferable to the looks of disgust from Pierre and even Ippolito....Paolo, Pierre and Ippolito explained that the new weapons system, a satellite based kinetic bombardment array, was now fully operational. Soter II made a sign of annoyance that he had not even known such a system existed, let alone was being developed. Ippolito responded noting it had been in development since the reign of Victor IV, the final design from the Medici Space company made by his father, Stefano.

"Still, Medici, We would prefer to be informed in the future when church donations are used to build space toys." Soter II said derisively. "Especially when they're apparently being built without our knowing."

"Then I am happy to inform you about the others." Ippolito replied with a smile.

"Others?"

"This is merely the first we've gotten into orbit." Paolo interjected. "There seems to be plans for more."

"That sounds expensive." Soter II said "We already have an shortage of labor for rebuilding Rome. The amount of labor we're going to have to import-"

"The funds have been allocated since Victor IV's papacy." Ippolito said. "It's done."

"And will this even work?"

"We are about to find out." Pierre said. "We've launched it about ten minutes ago."

"We were brought here for a weapons test?" Soter II asked.

"Yes, but a live one. One that I'm sure your holiness will relish...if not you, Paolo here." Pierre said. "We've found some Orsini survivors, distant cousins, holing themselves at Guado La Melfa, a minor fortress in the southern mountains."

"And you want to test this, what, exactly, on them?"

"Kinetic accelerator satellite, basically." Paolo said. "It's going to drop a tungsten rod, twenty feet long and one foot wide, from space. The speed will unleash around 11.5 tons of TNT worth of energy. It's a design from the American New World."

Soter II grunted approval as the livestream spy cam of the Orsini shack played into the room. For a few moments, all was silence. The cardinals and pope watched with anticipation for over two minutes, until suddenly, faster than a thunderbolt, an object of great light and speed tore its way through the shack and deep into the earth. A massive flameless explosion rocked the landscape and filled the air with sound and dirt. The spycam cut to black. Silence continued for a few minutes more until a call from the local chapter of the Sisterhood confirmed the entire area was obliterated and the Orsini cousins, distant kin to the man who sacked Rome, were dead. Soter clapped, Pierre smiled with glee, and Paolo only stared into space. The King of Spain shut off his hologram with a frown.

"She is incredible." Soter II said. "What is it called?"

"The Americans called them 'Rods from God'." Paolo said

"Truly a weapon fit for our papacy." Soter II said. "How many are we to launch?"

"Seven satellites are planned to be launched from Equatorial Guinea at random times over the next decade." Ippolito said. "Each contains 14 such tungsten rods, and can strike anywhere on Earth."

"We're going to need a press release." Cardinal Jaime Miguel interjected.

"Lots of sevens, my good Cardinals." Soter II said, clasping his stomach. "A divine number."

"For the Seven Heavenly Virtues." Pierre d'Euse said.

"Or the Seven Deadly Sins." Paolo said with resignation.
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After agreements between Vatican Bank and foreign merchant groups, mass importation of chattel labor to rebuild Rome begins. A separate stream of bed-companions is being imported as well, to bolster genetic diversity.-|-Second kinetic weapon launched, used to destroy Scientologist cruise vessel.-|-Fearing the withering of the dynasty due to many Borgia deaths in the last civil war, Pope Soter II has legalized 'ius primae noctis' for all members of the Borgia family.

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Postby Il Borgia Vaticano » Mon May 23, 2022 8:41 pm

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Papal State Announces New Weapon

Pope to deploy a series of orbital kinetic bombardment satellites to safeguard its interests globally


Rome, Italy- Those abroad who heard today of a large explosion that rocked the region of Molise in Southern Italy need not be concerned. The explosions and said resulting earthquakes were merely the result of the simultaneous testing of our newest space-based weapon and the successful elimination of surviving members of the terrorist Orsini Family. All of whom were killed.

This explosion was caused by the deployment of a satellite based kinetic missile, deployed from a MED1C-1 military satellite today. This satellite carries fourteen missiles, each made of solid tungsten. They are fourteen feet long, one foot wide, and when fired, accelerate to MACH 10 before striking their intended targets. Deployment to strike is usually around ten minutes. This will be apart of a series of seven more similar satellites, each with the same armament and payload, as part of our new "Lancea Haereticae" (Lances of The Heretics) self defense program. We are announcing this program publicly and openly as a meaningful move of transparency for our state, and to calm rather than inflame tensions abroad. It is only a self-defense program, and answerable to the Pope of Rome alone. It can only be deployed by the pope via a confirmation and placement in a senor of their custom papal Fisherman's Ring.

The location of the satellite in Earth's orbit is classified and protected by on board computer programs. This will also extend to further deployments of satellites within the LH Program. Attacks or hacks of the satellites will be considered acts of war, and will be met with steep reprisals. In times of global crisis, use of these satellites by Catholic powers may be granted pending a formal request to the Roman pontiff. All requests will be taken seriously and throoughly considered by the Pope and our military forces.

Thank you for your considerations and may God in heaven watch over you all.



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CardinalJaime_de_BorjaYUnamumo
Though short, this is my first post as head of the foriegn office and ADB. I have a deep shoes to fill after Cardinal Montalvo!


the-smallrus

"Lances of Heretics" defensive measures only my ass.


PM-Me_Your_Ink_Pen_Pls

Wait. The Rods of God? Project Thor!? This is amazing for us military nerds.


LongDongOfTheLaw_69

Well if this isn't the most literally massive example of overcompensating for something 'he' lacks by Soter.


Dismal8319

*Googles how to avoid death from the heavens*.


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After agreements between Vatican Bank and foreign merchant groups, mass importation of chattel labor to rebuild Rome begins. A separate stream of bed-companions is being imported as well, to bolster genetic diversity.-|-Second kinetic weapon launched, used to destroy Scientologist cruise vessel.-|-Fearing the withering of the dynasty due to many Borgia deaths in the last civil war, Pope Soter II has legalized 'ius primae noctis' for all members of the Borgia family.

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Postby Reorganized Portugal » Mon May 23, 2022 10:12 pm

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Statement from the Reorganized Kingdom of Portugal

With all due respect to His Holiness, Soter II, Portugal believes this action is rather unbecoming of the Church. The Roman Catholic Church stands for peace and prosperity of the human race, and it is rather shocking that the Papal States would launch such a weapon of mass destruction to orbit. We peacefully yet strongly urge His Holiness and the government of the Papacy to reconsider their actions.

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Postby Gothian Crimea » Mon May 23, 2022 10:57 pm

While from a military perspective we consider it a cute toy, the Orthodox church is of the mindset that weapons should not be needlessly shown to those who might be potential enemies.
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Postby Erloane » Tue May 24, 2022 12:34 am

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The Republic of Erloane, while apathetic to matters of religion cannot overlook the deployment of a kinetic WMD. This action is seen as worrying, but not a threat to Erloane. The RoE joins the Reorganized Kingdom of Portugal in thier peacefull protest and urges pope Soter II and the Papal State government.

We hope that the Papal States exercise restraint and don't become the new Texkentuck.

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Postby Il Borgia Vaticano » Tue May 24, 2022 3:49 pm

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An Open Letter from The Pope


To The Portuguese Pretenders* and Erolane,

We recognize your concern as valid, but neither of you have anything to fear from us unless you threaten our national integrity. We will not be reconsidering this weapon system, and it is merely a new complement to our already existing (and vast) nuclear arsenal. The LH themselves will never carry a nuclear payload, as the system itself does not need it. It is our right as a country to defend ourselves and protect our interests abroad. It is our duty as Vicar of Jesus Christ to defend our church and smite the enemies of God.

We would like to clarify about the strike done yesterday. It will be the only of its kind. The Orsini were fugitive terrorists of whom's cousin was responsible for the sacking of Rome two years ago, launching the civil war that nearly destroyed our nation. Killing them with this weapon was an oppurtune moment to...kill two birds with one stone. We will not be wasting the payloads of it again in such a way.

Thank you for your concern,
His Holiness, Pope Soter II, Bishop of Rome, Vicar of Jesus Christ, Son of the Mother of The Church, Chosen Visionary of The Sanctified Intercessor and Mother Of God, Shepard of the Flock of Jesus Christ, Sole and Most Sanctified Successor of the Prince of the Apostles, Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church, Primate of Italy, Duke of Ferrara, of Reggio, and of Modena, Territorial Abbot Emeritus of Pomposa, Archbishop and Metropolitan of the Roman Province, Sovereign of the Vatican City State, Servant of the servants of God.
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After agreements between Vatican Bank and foreign merchant groups, mass importation of chattel labor to rebuild Rome begins. A separate stream of bed-companions is being imported as well, to bolster genetic diversity.-|-Second kinetic weapon launched, used to destroy Scientologist cruise vessel.-|-Fearing the withering of the dynasty due to many Borgia deaths in the last civil war, Pope Soter II has legalized 'ius primae noctis' for all members of the Borgia family.

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Postby Erloane » Tue May 24, 2022 11:30 pm

Il Borgia Vaticano wrote:
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An Open Letter from The Pope


To The Portuguese Pretenders* and Erolane,

We recognize your concern as valid, but neither of you have anything to fear from us unless you threaten our national integrity. We will not be reconsidering this weapon system, and it is merely a new complement to our already existing (and vast) nuclear arsenal. The LH themselves will never carry a nuclear payload, as the system itself does not need it. It is our right as a country to defend ourselves and protect our interests abroad. It is our duty as Vicar of Jesus Christ to defend our church and smite the enemies of God.

We would like to clarify about the strike done yesterday. It will be the only of its kind. The Orsini were fugitive terrorists of whom's cousin was responsible for the sacking of Rome two years ago, launching the civil war that nearly destroyed our nation. Killing them with this weapon was an oppurtune moment to...kill two birds with one stone. We will not be wasting the payloads of it again in such a way.

Thank you for your concern,
His Holiness, Pope Soter II, Bishop of Rome, Vicar of Jesus Christ, Son of the Mother of The Church, Chosen Visionary of The Sanctified Intercessor and Mother Of God, Shepard of the Flock of Jesus Christ, Sole and Most Sanctified Successor of the Prince of the Apostles, Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church, Primate of Italy, Duke of Ferrara, of Reggio, and of Modena, Territorial Abbot Emeritus of Pomposa, Archbishop and Metropolitan of the Roman Province, Sovereign of the Vatican City State, Servant of the servants of God.


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The Republic of Erloane does not intend to threaten Papacy's national integrity. RoE only expresses concerns about a new WMD. History proves that letting religious terrorists have access to WMDs is a terrible idea - direct reference to the terrorist state of Texkentuck.

Senate President James Mercurius thanks His Holiness Pope Soter II for clearing up the situation.

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Postby Gothian Crimea » Wed May 25, 2022 12:10 am

Erloane wrote:
Il Borgia Vaticano wrote:
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An Open Letter from The Pope


To The Portuguese Pretenders* and Erolane,

We recognize your concern as valid, but neither of you have anything to fear from us unless you threaten our national integrity. We will not be reconsidering this weapon system, and it is merely a new complement to our already existing (and vast) nuclear arsenal. The LH themselves will never carry a nuclear payload, as the system itself does not need it. It is our right as a country to defend ourselves and protect our interests abroad. It is our duty as Vicar of Jesus Christ to defend our church and smite the enemies of God.

We would like to clarify about the strike done yesterday. It will be the only of its kind. The Orsini were fugitive terrorists of whom's cousin was responsible for the sacking of Rome two years ago, launching the civil war that nearly destroyed our nation. Killing them with this weapon was an oppurtune moment to...kill two birds with one stone. We will not be wasting the payloads of it again in such a way.


Thank you for your concern,
His Holiness, Pope Soter II, Bishop of Rome, Vicar of Jesus Christ, Son of the Mother of The Church, Chosen Visionary of The Sanctified Intercessor and Mother Of God, Shepard of the Flock of Jesus Christ, Sole and Most Sanctified Successor of the Prince of the Apostles, Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church, Primate of Italy, Duke of Ferrara, of Reggio, and of Modena, Territorial Abbot Emeritus of Pomposa, Archbishop and Metropolitan of the Roman Province, Sovereign of the Vatican City State, Servant of the servants of God.


Official statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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The Republic of Erloane does not intend to threaten Papacy's national integrity. RoE only expresses concerns about a new WMD. History proves that letting religious terrorists have access to WMDs is a terrible idea - direct reference to the terrorist state of Texkentuck.

Senate President James Mercurius thanks His Holiness Pope Soter II for clearing up the situation.

Signed,
James Mercurius, Senate President
Charlie Kados, Minister of Foreign Affairs

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After agreements between Vatican Bank and foreign merchant groups, mass importation of chattel labor to rebuild Rome begins. A separate stream of bed-companions is being imported as well, to bolster genetic diversity.-|-Second kinetic weapon launched, used to destroy Scientologist cruise vessel.-|-Fearing the withering of the dynasty due to many Borgia deaths in the last civil war, Pope Soter II has legalized 'ius primae noctis' for all members of the Borgia family.

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Postby Diarcesia » Sat May 28, 2022 4:47 pm

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The Papacy's successful efforts to create an orbital kinetic weapon upsets the balance of power in their planet and throws the geopolitical future of proximate countries into disarray.

Their tactics of shock and awe were demonstrated with the elimination of an internal target in a theatrical fashion.

Within the Mundana Forces's purview, their propulsion system is of interest, as we have reason to believe that their retrograde thrusters' efficiency - while more primitive than ours - is more efficient. If we scale it to our own thrusters, we project fuel consumption to be reduced by two percent.

Kinetic orbital bombardment is considered a very situational option in most scenarios, primarily because of the logistics involved in assembling the required masses to a single location. However, studying the Papacy's system will potentially pave the way for us to better utilize economies of scale on fabricating and maintaining orbital mass shooters, combined with our current state of portal-based transportation.

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Postby New Roma Republic » Sat May 28, 2022 5:03 pm

OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE FROM THE ROMAN DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
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TITLE: Vatican Orbital Kinetic Weapon

CONTENT: Dear Pope Soter II

The New Roman Imperium congratulates the Vatican on their deployment of this weapon, however condmens the use of it on a so-called terrorist. Extra-judicial killings are abhorrent and the international community shall NOT stand for it.

The NRI also thanks the Vatican for the candidness of which the purpose of the satellite that the Republic Space Force has been following through the on-orbit construction. The RSF has updated its database accordingly, and will continue to monitor the orbits which this system is in.

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Scientology Cruise Ship, Others, Lanced and Destroyed

All aboard are presumed lost as Papacy launches second of seven armed satellites.


The French Riviera- The tranquil luxuriousness of the riviera of France was today interrupted by blood and terror. A cruise vessel, the Hubbard, alongside five or so yachts near to it were all destroyed by a "Lance of Heretics" in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Wreckage and bodies are still washing ashore in Nice and Monaco, and is assumed will worsen over the coming weeks. The number of dead are estimated to be up to 6000, as it was a large cruise vessel. It is assumed by the governments of France and Papal Empire that all those caught in the mach ten blast radius are lost. The Count of Monaco has lodged a formal protest with the Vatican for threatening the lives of his people and the economy of the region needlessly. The silence of Versailles is deafening in the matter, but sources from inside the palace indicate that the Queen-Regent and royal council are furious at the violation of French territorial sovereignty and the deaths of French subjects.

The Inquisition nor the papal government have spoken openly about the strike, and when questioned, have stated it was a matter of state security and not for public discussion by the ADB. EDITORIAL SENTENCE: While we here at ADB are a state sponsored news station, we carry significant leeway in our publishing rights as we are a branch of the church and not the Papal state, and shall pursue the public discourse regardless. This being such a public act of aggression and display of power by such a powerful weapon, we independently pursued records of the Hubbard and can likely point to the reason behind the strike. The Cruise ship was listed as being the property of a new world cult, The Church of Scientology, a sect deemed as infidels by the Papal State and actively hunted by the inquisition. The cult has a history of spreading malign influence in even secular nations, as well as a history of using their cruise vessels as places to break the spirit of those under its spell. We can thus speculate, and speculate alone, that perhaps the secrecy is based around the fact that this cult has managed to infiltrate the Empire and France under the eyes of the Inquisition. Such a thing would be a blight on the effectiveness of the institution rooting out heresy and apostasy, indeed.

This strike also marks the test of the second MED1C-1 military satellite containing the Lances launched a few weeks ago. This one, named Fides, (the first was named Pudicitia) has the same armament as the first. Fourteen lances plus one to use as a test. It will follow the Pudicitia in a geosynchronous orbit around the earth. The hope is that with all seven eventually launched, any place on earth will be able to be quickly struck when required. Each shall be named for the seven heavenly virtues.

Chastitiy and Faith already look down upon man from the heavens. Next is, of course, "Good Works."



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CardinalJaime_de_BorjaYUnamumo
I apologize for editorializing in the middle of the article, but I will not let the ADB be constrained by Pierre d'Euse's penchant for cruelty nor secrecy.


the-smallrus
"Lances of Heretics" defensive measures only my ass.


I bloody called it!


PerfectLuck75867

And nothing of value was lost. Death to Xenu!


thisisPARIS

This is a gross violation of France's borders. The Pope should not be allowing this to happen.


PiusXIIILover

These weapons need to be used more often, honestly. Return the fear of god to man.


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"This is, to say the least, disgusting. This SHOULD NOT be happening. First, a WMD in space, and now you are using it against innocent civilians!? Warcrimes galore! We will be taking action against you soon. Goodbye.
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Soveiniesberg wrote:
Message from The Official Government of Soveiniesberg
From the department of Foreign Affairs


"This is, to say the least, disgusting. This SHOULD NOT be happening. First, a WMD in space, and now you are using it against innocent civilians!? Warcrimes galore! We will be taking action against you soon. Goodbye.


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After agreements between Vatican Bank and foreign merchant groups, mass importation of chattel labor to rebuild Rome begins. A separate stream of bed-companions is being imported as well, to bolster genetic diversity.-|-Second kinetic weapon launched, used to destroy Scientologist cruise vessel.-|-Fearing the withering of the dynasty due to many Borgia deaths in the last civil war, Pope Soter II has legalized 'ius primae noctis' for all members of the Borgia family.

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Il Borgia Vaticano wrote:
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Scientology Cruise Ship, Others, Lanced and Destroyed

All aboard are presumed lost as Papacy launches second of seven armed satellites.


The French Riviera- The tranquil luxuriousness of the riviera of France was today interrupted by blood and terror. A cruise vessel, the Hubbard, alongside five or so yachts near to it were all destroyed by a "Lance of Heretics" in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Wreckage and bodies are still washing ashore in Nice and Monaco, and is assumed will worsen over the coming weeks. The number of dead are estimated to be up to 6000, as it was a large cruise vessel. It is assumed by the governments of France and Papal Empire that all those caught in the mach ten blast radius are lost. The Count of Monaco has lodged a formal protest with the Vatican for threatening the lives of his people and the economy of the region needlessly. The silence of Versailles is deafening in the matter, but sources from inside the palace indicate that the Queen-Regent and royal council are furious at the violation of French territorial sovereignty and the deaths of French subjects.

The Inquisition nor the papal government have spoken openly about the strike, and when questioned, have stated it was a matter of state security and not for public discussion by the ADB. EDITORIAL SENTENCE: While we here at ADB are a state sponsored news station, we carry significant leeway in our publishing rights as we are a branch of the church and not the Papal state, and shall pursue the public discourse regardless. This being such a public act of aggression and display of power by such a powerful weapon, we independently pursued records of the Hubbard and can likely point to the reason behind the strike. The Cruise ship was listed as being the property of a new world cult, The Church of Scientology, a sect deemed as infidels by the Papal State and actively hunted by the inquisition. The cult has a history of spreading malign influence in even secular nations, as well as a history of using their cruise vessels as places to break the spirit of those under its spell. We can thus speculate, and speculate alone, that perhaps the secrecy is based around the fact that this cult has managed to infiltrate the Empire and France under the eyes of the Inquisition. Such a thing would be a blight on the effectiveness of the institution rooting out heresy and apostasy, indeed.

This strike also marks the test of the second MED1C-1 military satellite containing the Lances launched a few weeks ago. This one, named Fides, (the first was named Pudicitia) has the same armament as the first. Fourteen lances plus one to use as a test. It will follow the Pudicitia in a geosynchronous orbit around the earth. The hope is that with all seven eventually launched, any place on earth will be able to be quickly struck when required. Each shall be named for the seven heavenly virtues.

Chastitiy and Faith already look down upon man from the heavens. Next is, of course, "Good Works."



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CardinalJaime_de_BorjaYUnamumo
I apologize for editorializing in the middle of the article, but I will not let the ADB be constrained by Pierre d'Euse's penchant for cruelty nor secrecy.


the-smallrus
"Lances of Heretics" defensive measures only my ass.


I bloody called it!


PerfectLuck75867

And nothing of value was lost. Death to Xenu!


thisisPARIS

This is a gross violation of France's borders. The Pope should not be allowing this to happen.


PiusXIIILover

These weapons need to be used more often, honestly. Return the fear of god to man.


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Postby New Roma Republic » Wed Jun 08, 2022 6:08 pm

OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE FROM THE ROMAN DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
ENCRYPTION LEVEL: Diplomatic
TITLE: Vatican Orbital Crimes Against Humanity

CONTENT: Dear Pope Soter II

The attack on innocent civilians is abhorrent to all civilized nations in the world. Additionally, threatening to wipe out nations with these weapons is truly a vile act. Such weapons should only be used as a last resort. These are in a similar category to CBRN and are reserved ONLY for dire situations. Thusly the NRI CONDEMNS the Vatican on the use of these weapons.

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Postby Il Borgia Vaticano » Wed Jun 08, 2022 8:59 pm

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OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE FROM THE ROMAN DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
ENCRYPTION LEVEL: Diplomatic
TITLE: Vatican Orbital Crimes Against Humanity

CONTENT: Dear Pope Soter II

The attack on innocent civilians is abhorrent to all civilized nations in the world. Additionally, threatening to wipe out nations with these weapons is truly a vile act. Such weapons should only be used as a last resort. These are in a similar category to CBRN and are reserved ONLY for dire situations. Thusly the NRI CONDEMNS the Vatican on the use of these weapons.

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A Communique from The Cardinal Secretary of State


Caesar of the Novus Romanum Imperium,

Pax Vobiscum.

We are sad to hear of your error in condemning our state's execution of the enemies of our country. For one, as an independent nation and simultaneous overseer of the Holy Mother Church, we reserve the right to eliminate any enemy to either institution within our own boundaries or the territories of those nations who have pledged their rightful obedience to the Holy See of Rome. This is our sphere, and well will defend it as such. The Kingdom of France has made no open declaration of a violation of their boundaries. Mentions of the Queen-Regent's discontent is mere rumor as I mentioned in the article.

Secondly, these weapons will not be used wantonly. Each launch of our MEDIC-1 satellites has an extra lance of tungsten installed as a testing measure. It has been His Holiness' direction that these tests be utilized on enemies of the state to best gauge their effectiveness and accuracy under 'real conditions'. It is stress test for the other lances on each satellite. The other missiles on these terrible weapons will not be utilized in such a fashion as you are imagining and fear mongering. Thus we will be open in declaring this next message for every nation in the world concerned on the matter. We have five more satellites to launch. There WILL he a test strike with each one. Ergo, there may be up to five more of these strikes, depending on the discretion of His Holiness the Pope.

As for the threats of annihilation...Cardinal Pierre d'Euse-Borgia is NOT a diplomat of the Papal State. He is merely our Inquisition head and his words carry NO weight in international relations. His threats are driven by his own narcissistic, zealous, inferiority complex. His fellow Prefects of The Roman Curia and The Pope are equally incandescent with rage at this inflammatory language. He will be reprimanded for this soon enough. We extend our apologies to the Soveiniesberg government and its people. They are never, unless they become a global threat, to face the end of Carthage. They aren't nearly important enough to warrant such an act of destruction.

Speaking for His Holiness Soter II,
His Eminence, Jaime Miguel de Borja y Unamuno, Cardinal Secretary of State of The Papal States, Prefect and Chief Editor for The Acta Diurna Borgiae, Viceroy of New Spain and Marquis of Selva Alegre
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Postby Palmyrion » Thu Jun 09, 2022 10:53 am

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Royal Palmyrian Commonwealth


GF_Warzone_Phase1

CONRAD almost always lost count of how many man-made satellites passed over the Royal Commonwealth everyday, no matter how much it record-keeping and tracking it made every second that it stood guard in defence of Palmyrion's skies. The satellites that flew above the Royal Commonwealth ranged in everything from commercial TV satellites and your odd Starlink satellite, to more dangerous ones such as espionage satellites (which was already vague enough, considering that open-source IMINT existed as a commercially-available thing), "stray nukes", and full-blown orbital weapons platforms.

Most of these satellites were ignored by the Royal Commonwealth, knowing that of these "more dangerous" varieties of satellites they were owned by countries that Palmyrion had otherwise no enmity with, some even with budding relations with the Royal Commonwealth, and a few owned by intimate allies such as Allanea, Holy Marsh, and Romandeos. Palmyrian satellites - and those of the Romani-Mar'si Union as a whole - have done a good job of tracking most of the launches performed by other countries in the world, with nothing tipping the Royal Commonwealth or the RMU off by too much. However, a series of these, and coming from an country now governed by a polity that Palmyrion had historical enmity with, was more than enough to raise concern.

Both space-based satellite intelligence and OSINT sources monitored the launches as they came from the Borgian Papacy in Italia, and followed closely the payload released by the launch vehicles as they marked their spot in orbit. Monitoring of this launch, which has been anticipated by Palmyrion and teased at by the Borgian Papacy for years, came down mostly to Naval Air Station Port Elizabeth, the associated airfield of Naval Station Port Elizabeth at the Protectorate of Palawan. Both CONRAD and NAS Port Elizabeth have been at the edge of their seats closely monitoring the launch since yesterday, looking out for any possibility that it could threaten the Royal Commonwealth.

Its release of a KEKW - the Palmyrian military lingo for a Kinetic Energy Kill Weapon - was unsurprising at that, and against a local terror family no less. That was to be expected given the nature of geopolitics: any nation, Palmyrion being no exception, that obtained a shiny new toy always wanted to flex it to the rest of the world, like kindergarten-age kids bringing toys to school to show off to their classmates. However, the Lakambini, being the Machiavellian matriarch of the Royal Commonwealth that she was, wanted to flex another toy: her country's ability to use the least amount of resources to punch above their weight class...and make a scene. A bloody scene.

It was a classic kindergarten-grade fight, you bloody the nose of your fellow toddler, with an excuse for doing so: one of those satellites was about to make an overfly of both the Royal Commonwealth and the Holy Marsh in a matter of hours. That the second strike involved a Scientology vessel outside of the waters of the Borgian Papacy, and in between Nice, France and the Principality of Monaco, rang alarms among the Marshite Warrior Shrine Inquisitors embedded within CONRAD only added more pressing concern, as the Marshite Church privately expressed to the Lakambini and the Department of National Defence that this could be used to target the Marshite Church itself, given how much disdain the Borgian Papacy held towards the Marshite Faith.

"Your Majesty, one of the Borgian Rods-From-God satellites is about to overfly the Makahang Mankomunidad and the Holy Marsh soon. What are your orders, Iyong Kamahalan?" GEN Serafin Petilla, the Commander of CONRAD, inquired in a video chat with the Lakambini and the his Deputy Commander LTG Jai Marie Agpangan about what to do with the satellites, now that they would make an overfly of the Royal Commonwealth within hours.

"Let's jam them. At the same time, send them a stern letter to readjust the orbit of their satellites so that none of them overfly the continental Royal Commonwealth, but that's probably the realm of the DSA." the Lakambini commanded, afterward quipping in mockery of the weapons systems: "They think they're the only one with those kinds of toys, huh. Pwes, tignan natin, let's show the blustering kindergarten kid that their toy isn't some world-ending wunderwaffen."

"Masusunod, Iyong Kamahalan." (Your order shall be obeyed, Your Majesty). "We'll inform Air Defence Stations along the orbital path of the incoming satellite to ready the jammers." LTG Agpangan said.

"We'll be off to jamming the satellite, Iyong Kamahalan. CONRAD out." GEN Petilla ended, afterwards cutting the call with the Lakambini, who then went back to lounging in her Royal Chambers wearing nothing but a tank top and a pair of shorts after having just awoken from her sleep an hour ago at the wee hours of sunrise.

Within minutes of the verbal confirmation from the Lakambini, CONRAD released a WARNO to Air Defence Stations along the orbital path of one of the satellites to get ready to jam the satellites, jamming them only when they enter the arbitrarily-defined Palmyrian Area of Territorial Responsibility. It wasn't the first time someone's jammed satellites, but the Palmyrians upped the ante by adding some spices into the mix: the unlucky satellite would be flooded with a DDoS attack consisting of a torrential stream of deepfake porn featuring officials of the Borgian Papacy, with each porn package laced with a metamorphic virus designed to target the BIOS chips of the satellite's onboard computer systems.

The entirety of Palmyrion had been at DEFCON 3 the past 3 years owing to the assassination of the Lakan in 2019, a sharp uptick in Christian religious extremism starting in 2020 brought about by the said assassination, and the COVID-19 Pandemic which had spawned new insurgencies and worsened existing ones. The Aerospace Forces were now set to DEFCON 2, while the rest of the Armed Forces were still set at DEFCON 3. If the Borgian Papacy were to reply harshly, elevating the Aerospace Forces to DEFCON 1 was certain.

Meanwhile, the DSA sent a strongly-worded letter to the Borgian Papacy, advising them on the fact that one of their kinetic kill satellites was about to fly over the mainland Royal Commonwealth.


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE AFFAIRS
3100 Macapagal Square, Aragon, D.C.
Royal Palmyrian Commonwealth

10 June 2022

His Eminence, Jaime Miguel de Borja y Unamuno
Cardinal Secretary of State of The Papal States
Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome, Italy



Dear Cardinal de Borja,

Greetings, Cardinal. I would like to raise concerns about one of your recently-launched orbital weapons platforms that are about to fly over the Royal Commonwealth and its time-immemorial allies to the north the Holy Marsh.

If you do not redirect them such that they do not fly over the Royal Commonwealth and Holy Marsh, be prepared to face heavy consequences.

Sincerely Yours,
[digitally signed]
Gerald Vallesteros
Vice-Chancellor of State Affairs
Department of State Affairs


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Copyright 2018 by the Department of Information and Communications Technology, All Rights Reserved



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Postby Laka Strolistandiler » Thu Jun 09, 2022 1:14 pm

Office of Her Imperial Highness,

Regarding your glorious success at the destruction of the Scientologist vessel, and congratulating His Holiness on the success of the current crusade against the wrongdoers of the Church.

As a mere ruler of a sovereign state, I am but a liege to the Lord who rules above all material, and to You, one who furthers His Will into our world. I am pleased with the success of your “Rod of God” program. Finally, no heretics and/or pitiful Cathars will be able to evade their long-due punishment from those who are His Will and His Divine Judgement in person. For far too long has this degeneracy ran rampant and unpunished, for too long have we tolerated this kind of sin! Someone was truly meant to put an end to this- and none other than You were destined for this.

As a Royal, I have the power over my People bestowed upon me by The Lord, however, there is no man closer to God than You. Because of that, we view it as our solemn duty to assist you in your “orbital crusade”. Our contribution may seem worthless and, yet we urge His Holiness to take it.

I am willing to provide technical assistance to the satellites as well as gift as a personal present from me, as an Empress to His Holiness 3 orbital reconnaissance stations, all of which, we believe, will be fairly useful in the forecoming attacks. Moreover than that, we are ready to provide whatever active and passive intelligence may be required, and even produce more orbital attack satellites- free of charge, of course.

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Postby New Roma Republic » Thu Jun 09, 2022 3:56 pm

OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE FROM THE ROMAN DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
ENCRYPTION LEVEL: Diplomatic
TITLE: Vatican Orbital Crimes Against Humanity

TO: Pope Soter II
ATTN: Cardinal Jaime Miguel de Borja y Unamuno
CONTENT: Dear Pope Soter II,

A “test” of a weapons effectiveness is not done on civilians on a pleasure cruise or to perform extra-judicial killings. Tests are performed on cleared testing ranges. Seeing as you have declared your intentions to commit war crimes 5 more times, the NRI shall call upon the international community to make the Vatican isolated. You are on the course of making yourself a pariah state. The only good to have come from these two weapons platforms is that they are in GEO, so their effectiveness anywhere away from your own territory is very limited. Should they move, anywhere near an orbit that intersects Roman territory, they will be dealt with.

To us, your nation appears to be stuck in the antiquated ideology of “all religions that are not our own are evil”. This backwards way of thinking will lead your nation down a path of ruin. All people deserve the right to choose whatever religion – or lack thereof – they desire. The NRI is a bulwark for freedom and opposes those to curtail it. We recommend you rethink your policies and come into the 21st century.

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Postby Novaya Equestria » Wed Jun 15, 2022 5:30 am

Department of Foreign Affairs of the Novayan Commonwealth



From: Department of Foreign Affairs, Novayan Commonewealth
To: Il Borgia Vaticano


To whom it may concern,

We have received word that you utilized the "Lances of Heretics" to destroy a civilian ship belonging to the Church of Scientology. While we do have worries that you'll sink any heretics come and about, wouldn't it suffice to contact us to deal with the Scientologists' ships? While we are neutral to the whole thing, we are not scared of such orbital kinetic weapons - we also have our own (at least eight of them), but we will never use them for offensive purposes. Such is life, of course.

We do not want to start an orbital weapons arms race, but we want to make sure that everything goes alright and peaceful. We kindly ask that the Lances of Heretics be used only for defensive purposes.

We will await your reply.

Sincerely,
Dimitri Aleksandrovich Prokovsky
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Postby Palmyrion » Tue Jun 21, 2022 5:17 am

OOC: Since Il Borgia Vaticano has not replied in 11 days, I will go out on a limb and assume their bigwigs outright ignored our letter and refused to shift the satellite's orbital path as we requested, which means the Royal Commonwealth has no choice but to start jamming.

Without much further ado, here comes the fun.


Gen. Isabela Silang Conference Room - The "Situation Room"
Royal Citadel, Aragon, D.C.
Royal Palmyrian Commonwealth, Greater Dienstad
12 hours later - 1818H 10 June 2022


GF_Warzone_Phase2

An entourage of 4 people (Secretary-General of the Aerospace Forces, Vice-Chancellor of National Defence, Vice-Chancellor of State Affairs, Marshite Cardinal of the Warrior Shrine), as well as 8 close-protection guards, surrounded the Lakambini and the Chancellor as they made their way to the Gen. Isabela Silang Conference Room, their leather-clad feet clip-clopping in disorganized lockstep on the granite and diorite tiles that graced the floor of the Royal Citadel.

"Iyong Kamahalan, the Borgian Papacy has not replied over the past 12 hours, and that satellite is about to go over us and the Holy Marsh. I have enough reason to believe that, despite their disgust of us and the Marshite faith, they have no intention to skewer us with one of those Rods from God." the DSA said to the Lakambini, in doubt as to whether or not they had to begin jamming the satellite as it passed over the Royal Commonwealth.

"They already killed Scientologists, whom they disgust this much so as to send one of those rods flying down at them. What makes you think they won't skewer us gamit niyan?" she disapprovingly replied. "They hate a religion that is considered to be more moderate this much to skewer them with such a weapon, what more us?" she added.

"I doubt they would want to provoke a state many times larger than they are, Iyong Kamahalan." the VCSA answered. "We have a larger economy, a larger population, and most of all many times more WMDs than they do. They wouldn't want to risk being turned into a pile of ashes just to flex their holier-than-though righteousness through such violence, no?" he added.

"Either way, we have asked them to reroute the satellites away from us. That, or they can assure us none of our interests and territories is in their crosshairs." the Vice-Chancellor of National Defence interjected. "But they haven't, and now we have one of those satellites about to float above our heads." he added.

"Thus we have no choice." the Secretary-General of the Aerospace Forces concluded. "We are only acting in self-defence, and they have shown that they will wantonly use it with no restriction." she added.

The entourage entered the Gen. Isabela Silang Conference Room, or the Situation Room as it was colloquially known. The Situation Room was a relatively simple, if by more exquisite tastes brutally spartan, room, but it was designed for one purpose: it was to be a conference room and a strategic top-level command, control, communications, and intelligence management room. Thus, it had anti-eavesdropping measures alongside secure and advanced C4I equipment for the Chancellor and the Lakambini to maintain command and control of Palmyrian forces across the world.

"I need a line with CONRAD, ngayon din - we need to coordinate with them over the whole situation." Chancellor Ricardo Duterte ordered sternly to the Room's technical staff, who then went on to work after an affirmatory "Masusunod, Kanselor" reply to the Chancellor.

It took no less than 5 minutes from system boot-up to CONRAD's commanding officer and his deputy appearing live on the television screens of the Situation Room, the live video conference facilitated through a secure, high-speed military intranet.

"Ah, it's the Royal Citadel. Good evening, ma'ams and sirs; Heneral Serafin Petilla, CONRAD commanding officer, reporting from CONRAD." GEN Petilla greeted and introduced himself, followed by his deputy commanding officer: "Brigada Heneral Jai Marie Agpangan, CONRAD deputy commanding officer, reporting."

"Good evening, mga heneral. It seems the situation at hand is developing, and it's not looking good." the Lakambini began, seemingly concerned but still maintaining a composed stature. "I reckon the Air Defence Stations along the orbital path have been warned and readied?" she inquired.

"Yes, Iyong Kamahalan - we have given them a WARNO in anticipation of the satellites' pass over Palmyrion." GEN Petilla affirmed. "Has the Borgian Papacy replied?"

"Wala pa talaga, and that satellite is going to pass over us in a matter of hours. We can only expect the worst: we are in their crosshairs." the Vice Chancellor of State Affairs replied, in a worried but composed tone.

"I see, Bise-Kanselor — shall I formulate the OPORD to carry out the jamming, then?" GEN Petilla inquired in return, in light of such an unpleasant development of the situation.

"Do it. We can't wait any further." the Lakambini ordered, to which GEN Petilla replied affirmingly: "Masusunod, Iyong Kamahalan.

Within minutes of the verbal confirmation from the Lakambini, CONRAD released an OPORD to Air Defence Stations along the orbital path of one of the satellites to jam the satellites as soon as they enter the arbitrarily-defined Palmyrian Area of Territorial Responsibility. It wasn't the first time someone's jammed satellites, but the Palmyrians upped the ante by adding some spices into the mix: the unlucky satellite would be flooded with a DDoS attack consisting of a torrential stream of deepfake porn featuring officials of the Borgian Papacy and especially Pope Soter II, with each porn package laced with a metamorphic virus designed to target the BIOS chips of the satellite's onboard computer systems.

Everyone at CONRAD and at the Situation Room watched and waited with abated breath as the satellite came into the Palmyrian Area of Territorial Responsibility and the Air Defence Stations started jamming the satellite. The entirety of Palmyrion had been at DEFCON 3 the past 3 years owing to the assassination of the Lakan in 2019, a sharp uptick in Christian religious extremism starting in 2020 brought about by the said assassination, and the COVID-19 Pandemic which had spawned new insurgencies and worsened existing ones. The Aerospace Forces were now set to DEFCON 2, while the rest of the Armed Forces were still set at DEFCON 3. If the Borgian Papacy were to reply harshly, elevating the Aerospace Forces to DEFCON 1 was certain.
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Postby -Antarctica » Tue Jun 21, 2022 7:34 am

From Hans Welf
PRIVATE LETTER FROM THE OFFICE OF THE HIGH KING
Dear your holiness, Soter II
I, as a catholic myself, see this as against what the church stands for. The church is meant to promote peace, not war. I believe it is imperative for your holiness to dismantle these weapons. I am saying this only for the good of all Christians worldwide
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