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“Where History Comes Alive”
The brainchild program of the STEC Archivists & designed to be family-friendly and informative; an educational newscast where contemporary events are linked directly to the “topic of the day.”
Ostensibly to improve unit cohesion within STEC, the Conference of the Seven Seas is an annual military competition that is known for its unorthodox metrics of assessment. Last year, for instance, teams were tasked to build from scratch a firearm appropriate for the late 18th century and partake in historical marksmanship competitions. The year prior, teams were asked to design and subsequently build a fortification that would survive a hypothetical dragon’s attack.
This year, teams were provided with one objective: simulating WW2, teams are to assault an “Axis” position defended by heavily armored vehicles, with apparently nothing more than piles of scrap metal and broken down tank hulls.
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While not a major focus of any of the world’s anti-Abyssal forces for the greater portion of their existence, it is a bit careless to suggest that active plans were not in development for the world that comes after the Abyssal War – if indeed, a world would still exist after.
For our American counterparts, this was a particularly pertinent query. STEC has in its arsenal great technological wonders that – for purposes of human progress – were only deployed once or twice under dire circumstance. Whether or not there ought to be repeated use – or indeed, permanent deployment – is a recurring and regular question, made more relevant given the modern times we live in today.
Whatever our views may be, it is fair to say that almost all of STEC’s technology remain classified to date. Most remain out of reach of civilian governments – including that of the United States proper. It is the opinion of this editor – a shipgirl herself – that this is the correct course of action.