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Allow a single rebel world go unpunished and countless more will rise up, all clamoring for those religious and economic freedoms better known to loyal citizens of the Imperium as heresy and ingratitude.
On the world of Feronis Pima, the seeds of rebellion were planted in the hard frozen mud that had ravaged the planet for over twelve hundred years. It began when volcanic eruptions on the northern continent, near the pole and spewed poisonous mud and ash all over the planet. The sudden climatic change wiped out over half of the eighty million human populations and reduced planetary productivity to almost nothing. On countless occasions in the years that followed, one loyalist governor after another begged the Administratum for aid. Eventually, the Administratum approved the deferment of Imperial tributes, but more direct aid in the form of food, medicine, and technologies was repeatedly denied. Imperial coffers, the Feronins were told, were being drained