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World Primer
Bonus Episode7th November 2021 • Response Team Omnicron • Response Team Omnicron
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Two of our Cast, Fen and Anna, give a brief overview of the world of Lancer. History as well as local happenings to get yourselves oriented into the world of Lancer and the planet Hercynia, where our story takes place.

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Fen:

Hello, I'm Fen and welcome to the world primer for Response Team Omnicron.

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And joining me today is one lovely individual by the name of Anna.

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Yes, I'm Anna aka ArchivalDustBunny most places on the

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Team Omnicron, the team's defender.

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This episode is a world primer for our show, and the Lancer setting as

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basic understanding of where our cast fits in the world of Lancer. To

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we first have to understand how the world of Lancer came to be. Lancer's

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after the founding of Union, the overarching government of the universe.

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The time before Union was a tumultuous one, filled with hardships

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been no different. Before Union, humanity teetered on the verge of

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hidden locations called vaults prompted a global rejuvenation. As with anything

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starting the Little Wars that lasted 50 years. At the end of those wars, Union

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committees at the head of its organization, each bringing about

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all over the span of 1000s of years.

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The First Committee of Union, often shortened to FirstComm, was formed at

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foundation of what the people of Union use. Nearlightships, Omninet, and Blink

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events that happened during the course of the FirstComm's leadership. These are

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communication within Union. Also during FirstComms reign, contact was made with

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group of generation ships launched many millennia before Union that were thought

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ceased. These factions later become the Aunic Ascendancy and the Karrakin Trade

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FirstComm was eventually replaced by the Second Committee of Union, or

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being colonizers, widening the gaze of Union's watchful eye across the galaxy.

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took place, bringing about paracausal science and non-human persons. It was

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conflict known as the Hercynian Crisis (Remember that name, it'll be important)

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shown to be effective combat units. In addition to mechs coming into vogue for

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also galvanized the galaxy to revolt against SecComm. This event, in

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that SecComm was committing, plunged Cradle and Galactic Core Worlds into

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lasted for 30 years.

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Finally, the Third Committee of Union, ThirdComm, was forged out of the

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surrender of remaining SecComm members. They are the current authority in Union

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tenets of FirstComm, which they call the Utopian Pillars. They have faced and

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their young hedgemoney. As descendants from pre-Union adventures into space

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resiliency. To protect the people of Union the term Lancer is given to the

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forefront of the battlefields that still rage across union space for justice,

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For our story, ThirdComm is but a footnote, an important footnote, but not

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least, not to begin with. Our story is on the planet Hercynia in 5014u, or

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Hercynian Crisis ravaged this planet in a 60 year conflict that kicked off the

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mythologized, catalyzing Layton anger and sparking open revolts. In the

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fallen by the wayside, forgotten in the administrative jumble of the handoff of

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Hercynia is on the Atlas Line, the fourth of ten lines that surround

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and Earth are located. Each line is a ring that houses a multitude of systems,

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into known space. The public charter for Hercynia was picked up by Landmark

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owned by Smith-Shimano Corpro. Smith-Shimano, or SSC, is a luxury mech

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big names like Harrison Armory, IPS-Northstar and Horus, all used by

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forces. Landmark Colonial purchased the charter and set up a colony on the

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The colony named Evergreen has enjoyed prosperity through its early

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named Patience, the colony has been stable in its construction, currently

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growth. Evergreen has come under fire from sporadic attacks that began in

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before a cast arrives on Hercynia.

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In 5014u, Evergreen sends out a distress signal to Landmark Colonial as

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responds by sending CRT Omnicron, the corporation's PR unit who happened to be

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episode picks up in a briefing room on the USP Myriad as it enters orbit around

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