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>In the year 3891 the second star empire of Humanity conquered and enslaved the last species in the galaxy and peace fell upon the empire as the brightest minds started the long and momentous task of developing a means of easy travel to other galaxies.All these accomplishments are thanks to the royal family who has produced all the greatest minds and leaders who guided The second Human empire to galactic supremacy and have outsmarted and outplayed other species and...

You get bored and put the briefing down. You are Ferdinand Zvonimir Leonhard von Habsburg-Lothringen and have become star emperor after your entire family was poisoned at a party celebrating the newly conquered galaxy. You were not invited. You were not even in line for the throne but as the last living member of your family and with an empire in grief youve hastily been made Supreme leader. It seems your family didint trust you but theyre dead and youre not and besides everyone else seems to accepts you wholeheartedly and your word as law.

You are expected to address the empire on holo-tv soon an estimated 1.2 trillion (12000000000000) subjects will be tuning in from across systems in the known galaxy as well as some areas in the deep space frontier.This will be the first time the empire will see you since your coronation was a hasty and private affair.

You have time to do one of the following

>Ask the AI for help
>Continue reading the briefing
>Ask Gerald, the trusted advisor the throne for help
>quickly write a speech, how hard could it be (roll d50)

3 votes minimum
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>>4383281
>Ask the AI for help
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Rolled 44 (1d50)

>>4383281
>quickly write a speech, how hard could it be (roll d50)
This is gonna be easy shit
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>>4383302
Going with this
We are gonna have a civil war soon I can feel it
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>>4383336
You have to roll too
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As a sidenote my updates tend to be slower but unless I really cant update or theres below 3 votes ill try to take this to chapter end
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Rolled 16 (1d50)

>>4383405
Understandable
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Rolled 39 (1d50)

>>4383405
What's the roll system?
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>>4383290
>>4383302
>>4383435
You get a pen and paper and start writing. Youve never tried writing a speech not even in the 4rth grade when you had to do it for marks since you were part of the imperial family you hardly even went to school but still got sterling marks. So as you figure it you might be a genius at writing speeches and you wouldnt know.

The first part of yourwriting goes great but right in the middle you suddenly run out of motivation and look up some tips on the extranet for writing speechews. One SpaceNET(tm) article really catches your eye. You found it below an article named "4 reasons why drinking water is cannibalism" and it really gave you some good tips.

-take a political stance without seeming like the bad guy
-seem approachable but keep people at a distance
-be strong but dont seem too strong

are just some of the great ideas this article gives you.

Just as you finish writing Gerald comes into the room and goes on his knee. When he gets up he says. "The ENTIRE emperor stands silent and ready to heed. Many of our people have endured unthinkable hardships during this war and with the death of the royal family as well but at least the planets upon planets of widowed mothers and wives and fatherless sons have your voice give us hope in this dark time."

He escorts you to a dark room and leaves you alone in the middle of it. its covered by what looks like sound proof foaming. A dead eyed guy with a nametag reading "Greg" comes in and he tells you his the holoroom operator. He presses a button and a capsule comes up from the ground, he says "your on in 20 seconds" gets into it and decends into the ground. You close your eyes and focus. This is a great speech, you know it is and youve decided to put full faith in it.

The black soundproof esque material suddenly turns patel green and you start your speech.

"My people. Sons and daughters of Terra.... For many years, we have been a broken nation... Shunned, oppressed, and undermined by those we sought to conquer....Thirty years ago, my father asked for time, and that time was granted by you. You, the strength in our arm, the holders of the his dream.... Our forefathers embarked on the greatest exodus in the history of all mankind... An exodus for freedom. New Terra became that freedom... Our new world changed our bodies. At first, it weakened us, but in fact, we were growing... stronger. In the time you have given my family, They have rebuilt our homeworld, They have rebuilt our strength, and THEY have rebuilt our pride!... Our enemies at have been re-educated. We have given them new insights into our cause. On this day, we stand united once more. On this day, those driven to divide us will know might! On this day, we shall act as one, and we shall be ignored NO MORE! Defenders of the Terran dream, NOW IS OUR TIME!"

You start to feel anxious so you stall a few seconds.Then you continue with the second part
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>>4383504
"I just flew in from Sector 7 and boy are my arms tired. Im not specist but the Grolforpians really are a burden on our empire. Sure they gave us FTL travel when our technology stagnated but I cant remember the last time I saw one actually do any REAL work. Look im a great guy but dont come up and talk to me unless you really want to.."

The holoroom goes black. Greg comes out of the ground on his pod his eyes big and full of fear. In a whisper he says "youve doomed me and my people" and runs out of the room. "What the fuck is his problem" you think to yourself and go out of the room. Outside Gerald is waiting seeming unnaturally calm. "Well youve just become the third emperor accidentally cause mass extinction. The Grolforpians no less! but on the bright side the empire seems fired up and motivated."

>"So.. what exactly happened and can it be fixed"?
>"Great. Fewer mouths to feed whats next on the agenda?"
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>>4383516
>"Great. Fewer mouths to feed whats next on the agenda?"
Could have gone worse
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>>4383516
>>"So.. what exactly happened and can it be fixed"?
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>>4383516
>>"Great. Fewer mouths to feed whats next on the agenda?"
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>>4383516
>"Great. Fewer mouths to feed whats next on the agenda?"
Fuck those guys. I mean, I'm not specist, but you know what they say: around the Grolforp, be ready to warp.
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>>4383516
>"So.. what exactly happened and can it be fixed"?
bro and we even had a 44
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>>4383562
kek
>>4383525
>>4383537
>>4383542
>>4383590

"You mean your not going to.. I-I this can easily be fixed all I need to do is.."

You yawn loudly cutting Gerald of mid sentence. Showing just how interested you are and say:
"Look Gerald how about you let me worry about fixing problems. I AM the emperor after all"

He nods with his eyes still wide.He motions you to follow him and you two start walking and talking down the hall.
"You-y-you.. of course. Apologies." He composes himself "Alright. Well. Next on the agenda as it were. You need to meet the Neo-Terran council. the 4 of them control the 4 corners of the empire.They want to meet with you as soon as possible over a top secret threat to galactic security. They cant actually do anything unless you give the ok. That being said they are very powerful within each of their sectors and posses deep connections."

He motions you into a large wooden door

You enter a room where these 4 old guys are playing space poker. You sit down at the empty seat. They dont really seem to even notice.
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>>4383592
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>>4383593
already forgot my tripcode, its me anyway
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>>4383594
ok
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>>4383592
The room is dark and smoky and you can barely make out each of these guys faces. All of them look wrinkled but other than that you cant make out distinct facial features.

Suddenly one of the old 4 men starts to talk. His Voice low and gruff.

"You know in my time threats used to be things you can understand. They used to be things that could be dealt with, with the appropriate measure of force.."

suddenly out of the darkness another voice. You cant really make out whose saying what.

"Oh here we go"

"...oh fuck you mike, we both know you never fought in any great war, singlehandedly defeated an entire battalion my ass"

"Yeah.. well tell that to sector-143, the only reason there IS a sector-143 is because of me"

A third voice booms out from infront of you. "Enough! every damm time its same with you two.

Look we have sleeper agents. Astroid miners, robotocists, Politicians all of them wake up one day and sabotage vital infrastructure with military grade efficiency."

A fourth guy joins in. "So far weve not been able to trace it to any of the recently conquered worlds. Theyre far too organized to be terrorist cells, These people were planted 20 years ago maybe more. No organization, no memories of training nothing."

"So far weve been able to keep the public calm but some of the systems have lost jump gates likely due to these guys"

Its hard to tell who exactly is saying what but you definitely hear 4 different voices you kindof fall asleep when they explain the logistics of thier diffrent plans to you but you get the just of what theyre saying... probably

Each of them have a different idea on how to deal with this threat and each of them assure you its foolproof.

>Galaxy wide martial law. This will put everyone under scrutiny but seeing as you have just fought a war it could have a bad effect on populace morale
>Mandatory loyalty implants: Every citizen of the empire has to recieve a loyalty implant. Its a 2mm chip inserted into the brain with a needle. People who recieve it will be totally loyal to the empire but it is electronic and could cause adverse effects in some

>Predictive Security: Let the attacks go on until a pattern is detected and coputer by the predictive security system

>Get the public involved: declassify this information and have people look for these people. its probably the most effective but could quickstart an age of paranoia
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>>4383613
>Predictive Security: Let the attacks go on until a pattern is detected and coputer by the predictive security system
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>>4383613
>Predictive Security: Let the attacks go on until a pattern is detected and coputer by the predictive security system
Perfect, time to wait then
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>>4383613
>>Predictive Security: Let the attacks go on until a pattern is detected and coputer by the predictive security system
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>>4383613
>get he public involved
Facist paranoia state go!
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>>4383613
>Predictive Security: Let the attacks go on until a pattern is detected and coputer by the predictive security system
We do have about 13 trillion so there’s a lot of room for expendable people
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>>4383613
>Predictive Security: Let the attacks go on until a pattern is detected and coputer by the predictive security system
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>>4383627
>>4383633
>>4383652
>>4383678
>>4383687
>>4383716

You can make out at least 3 disappointment grumbles

"Excellent. Emperor you have a good eye for effective planning. It will take some time to implement but the algorithm should start yielding results in a few days."

"What a surprise OF course he went with Mr Business sector"

"Yeah there wont even BE a business sector if it wasn't for us"

"Gentlemen please. My plan was obviously chosen because it was better. Theres no need to be jealous"

You roll your eyes and leave the room. You try and put the whole sleeper agent thing out of your mind and hope nothing irrevocibly bad happens in the time the Predictive security sytem(tm) is implemented. You dont see Gerald anywhere If there was something important going on he wouldve been here probably so as you figure it you have some time off.

You werent too sure at first but this whole space emperor thing is pretty easy. You are pretty confident nothing bad could happen to you since you are emperor of the galaxy after all. Nothing bad ever happens to famous people right?

You decide to take your mind of things

>find Gerald. Youre not paying him to slack off after all.
>Catch up on the lastest Holo-films at the nearest Megaplex
>Browse the newest news from SpaceNet(tm)
>summon the imperial administrative super AI
>Intergalactic travel.(You can visit planets via the absurdly expensive Teleport gate on the teleport gate floor. Though how exactly you visit is up to you. There are only a few teleport gates in the galaxy built by a recently extinct race. And only 4 can be active at any given time including yours. The other 3 switch frequently.)
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>>4383787
>>summon the imperial administrative super AI
Let's see how the state of things are.
Also massive debt in 3. 2. 1.
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>>4383787
>summon the imperial administrative super AI
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>>4383787
>Intergalactic travel.(You can visit planets via the absurdly expensive Teleport gate on the teleport gate floor. Though how exactly you visit is up to you. There are only a few teleport gates in the galaxy built by a recently extinct race. And only 4 can be active at any given time including yours. The other 3 switch frequently.)
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>>4383787
>summon the imperial administrative super AI
For some reason I can't shake the feeling of a impending civil war
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busy will update tommorow
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>>4383900
>>4383957
>>4384179
>>4384212


You go to the roof and take a Teleporter pad to the AI building. Its a massive complex and is not a building at all but a giant super computer. Every system has a building like this and the AI uses them all. As you walk to the interface chamber you see a bunch of humonoid lizard creatures everywhere. Each busy on something. They are these The Tezhids the only species in the galaxy smart enough to operate an AI building and still keep it cost effective since thier people have no conception of money. They are a proud and noble species who live and die for the emperor.

As you walk each of them give you a nod of respect and bow there heads until you pass them. You enter the interface room its a huge made of blue steel like material. Around thousands Tezids are working furiously. You press the "summon AI" button and a huge hologram appears.

"Hello I see you are attempting to run a galactic empire. would you like help?"

>"How fares the empire?"
>"Do you know anything about any of the recent sleeper agent attacks?"
>"What happened to Gregg the holoroom guy"
>"What effects did my speech have on the empire"
>"Tell me about the war"
>"tell me about the Neo-terran council"
>"What 3 planets currently have active teleport gates"

>"Id like to make a policy change..."
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>>4385375
If we can go for multiple than:
>"Do you know anything about any of the recent sleeper agent attacks?"
>"What effects did my speech have on the empire"
>"tell me about the Neo-terran council"
If we can only choose one than go for the sleeper agent thing
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>>4385375
>"How fares the empire?"
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>>4385393
for the sake of votes one at a time. Ill clarify next time
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>>4385375
>>"How fares the empire?"
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>>4385375
>>"How fares the empire?"
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>>4389133
>>4389119
>>4385394

"The car's on fire and there's no driver at the wheel and the sewers are all muddied with a thousand lonely suicides and a dark wind blows
The government is corrupt and we're on so many drugs with the radio on and the curtains drawn
We're trapped in the belly of this horrible machine and the machine is bleeding to death. The sun has fallen down. And the billboards are all leering and the flags are all dead at the top of their poles. The buildings tumbling in on themselves.Mothers clutching babies picked through the rubble The skyline was beautiful on fire. All twisted metal stretching upwards
Everything washed in a thin orange haze."

Your ADHD is starting to kick in. You figure you can ask 1 more question before you get bored.

>"Do you know anything about any of the recent sleeper agent attacks?"
>"What effects did my speech have on the empire"
>"Tell me about the war"
>"tell me about the Neo-terran council"
>"What 3 planets currently have active teleport gates"
>"Tell me about the royal family"

>"Id like to make a policy change..."
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>>4389203

>"Tell me about the war"
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>>4389203
>"What effects did my speech have on the empire"
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>>4389203
>>"What effects did my speech have on the empire"
We need to know how we done fucked up.
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"An empire in grief an empire in sorrow. 10 Trillion tears and a kingdom borrowed. Conquerors dead silence the pianos and with muffled drum bring out the coffins, let the mourners come.Let ships circle moaning overhead scribbling on the sky the message ‘They are Dead’.Put crepe bows round the white necks of the public doves,
Let the traffic policemen wear black cotton gloves."

"Out of the darkness a new light came. A call to action a call of victory. The call of a people hastily scribbled in a few minutes. Out of the darkness an enemy was made clear in a time of need there was a burden. Glorforpians dead only one remain.A new enemy gone an empire content"

You start to get tired of standing. "AI? more like psuedI" you think to yourself and chuckle. Then you ask

"Can it be fixed?"

The AI takes a few minutes then says.

"A people gone no pride no mothers a people of one a people of many no women no children. An empire upset a call to action muffled"

You sigh, the AI is starting to get annoying why cant he talk like a normal person

"Sooo is that a yes?"

"Affirmative"

What do you do
>Save the Glorforpians
>Let their people stay dead

This will have lasting effects on the empire
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>>4389270
>>4389375
>>4389558

>>4389842
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>>4389842
>Save the Glorforpians
We have the power to control life and death
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>>4389842
>Save the Glorforpians
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>>4389842
>Save the Glorforpians
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>>4390218
>>4390278
>>4390970

You pause for a few moments considering your options thoughtfully then say:

"Undo the xenocide"

The AI waits a few moments and says "Order has been relayed to the imperial AI core managment complex, work begun. By the order of the emperor a people dead reborn as one."

In the whole empire only one Glorforpian is left.Greg the holoroom guy. He survived because the imperial palace strictly prohibates xenocide and is hiding in a closet somewhere. He will be the cornerstone of the new Species of Glorforpians though in time we will see what and how exactly. "Future scifi space biology is more the Ais thing" you tell yourself. And at the back of your mind you really hope this works out only time will tell how this will effect the galactic landscape.

Suddenly behind you a voice you recognize booms "AI BY IMPERIAL ORDER C-7184 I ORDER YOU TO ELIMINATE EVERYONE IN THE ROOM!"

"Imperial authentication confirmed deploying neurotoxin... Emperor detected deploying safety measures"

Out of the ground a plastic bubble comes up around you. Suddenly out of the ceiling gas streams out on the Tezhids who until a few moments ago were all furiously working on something in the room. Thier thin silver scales are filled with ugly blisters they all start to slump over lifeless before they even hit the ground. You look behind you. Its Gerald! but somethings off his eyes seem dead and lifeless and his walking as if he was a marionette being puppeteered. Walking in fact towards the Ais administration computer."Why would Gerald do this we were really hitting in off despite only meeting earlier today" You think to yourself.

Gerald is is dead eyed and dead set on the computer and it gives you a bad feeling.

>Let Gerald do what he wants
>Well it worked for him it should work for you.You say "AI BY IMPERIAL ORDER C-7184 I ORDER YOU TO ELIMINATE GERALD"
>Press the imperial emergency(tm) button in your pocket this will alert a nearby STE Sec (second terran empire security) building that you are in danger. Theyre not authorized to be in the AI building though.
>Climb out of the ball and stop Gerald like a man with hand to hand combat. (roll 1d25)
>Order any living Tezhids to stop him, theyre totally loyal to the emperor right
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>>4391876
>Well it worked for him it should work for you.You say "AI BY IMPERIAL ORDER C-7184 I ORDER YOU TO ELIMINATE GERALD"
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>>4391876
>>Well it worked for him it should work for you.You say "AI BY IMPERIAL ORDER C-7184 I ORDER YOU TO ELIMINATE GERALD"



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