The Mars Union Parliament has ratified the treaty with the Ceres Belt Bedouins. Most parties enthusiastically supported this unique chance to provide for peace and prosperity for the Martian Population. This historic development is only the beginning of a new era in mutual development of wealth and welfare in the Solar System.
The death of the famous pirate captain Red Hipster remains a mystery. The joint investigation team, consisting of detectives and forensic scientists from the Saturn Collective, the Mars Union, and the United Moons of Jupiter, are still pouring over the clues and samples they have taken from the derelict space station where Hipster’s body was found. Rumours go round, that the death was not accidental, and that the total lack of progress of the investigators has a political reason.