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Shawil was a 25th-century Rutak pirate who, along with friends, dressed up as sailors and commandeered a Boe Republic cargo ship, the Insurado, at the Tredalka Trade Hub in 2451. They refitted the stolen ship, turning it into an armed raider. With it, they attacked shipping all along the Tredalka – Um ship lanes for more than a decade. The Insurado was run to ground by the Rutak cruisers Betamar and Juminco under the command of Commodore Gwenatta in 2463. The pirates scuttled the Insurado in low orbit above Thwayo-3 and abandoned ship in smaller craft and life pods. Most of the pods were intercepted by the Rutak, but Shawil and a third of his crew reached the planet’s surface and disappeared into dense forests. The Rutak gave up the search after a few days but destroyed the pirates’ ships, marooning them on the remote world.  
Betamar and Juminco: were Brumata Class heavy cruisers of the Rutak Navy.

Insurado: was a FarwinClass cargo vessel registered with the Boe Republic. She was…

Takamo Universe Books in Production

  • Decaying Orbit -- by AR DeClerck
  • Resonance Factor -- by AR DeClerck
  • Strife's Cost -- by Steve Rzasa
  • The Last Run of the Ice Duchess -- by Shona Husk