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Source Melchizedek.0294
β Hyi, 4th Planet
Ascension 00h 25m 45.07037s
Declination –77° 15′ 15.2860″
Distance 24.37ly
Equinox J2000.0 SOL
Year 3782, QEC adjusted

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Prezzi Adeyemi, Seriph Rhetorical Ecclesia
Melchizedek Serial 0294 Ecclesiastic Report

Minor personnel issues surrounding the loss of Captain Pasani
& Specialist Kroups are within expected parameters. Justice is
being carried out with due compassion. Our projections show the
Halmen-Gloria disruption holding at 7 points for several months to
come as counseling proceeds. Harvesting projections are likewise
lessened in accordance.

Our third planet survey work has been delayed. Specialists Brewer,
Hanks, and Ostergarten continue in cycle shifts, but Specialist
First-class Janssen has been temporarily removed from duty. Our
chief navigator has also requested a temporary leave of absence in
response to Shuttle 04's loss. I have granted the request to avoid
further complications from the unauthorized entanglement which has
developed with Janssen. Our Right Doctor Nguyen has transitioned
back to the 4th Planet and resumed her work here. The secondary
nature of the beta site on the third planet has less critical
timing and these disruptions are not expected to have a lasting

Our pre-seeding efforts have been completed and our full seed
cycling is underway. We were scheduled to complete the first
seed-cycle today, but events have delayed completion an estimated
six ship cycles or 10 days standard. Second seed-cycle
preparations are underway and will launch promptly. Our
technicians note that as second-cycle is almost entirely automated
we will have our first opportunity for mass liberty & rest. I am
consulting with Doctor Nguyen on the best way to handle this
downtime in accordance with recent trauma.

Ecclesiastic prayer meditation has increased for the crew on an
order of 12% as measured by system logs. Our people are dedicated
to their work and trying actively to overcome the challenges of
human emotion. I have made myself available for special counseling
as desired by any of the crew. So far my offer has not been
utilized, however.

In other reports, stellar cartography has continued their charting
of the local stars and planets and have identified a total of 13
possible worlds for seeding within range. These planets are being
ranked for their suitability for eventual habitation by
prioritizing gravity, rotation, and natural resources. We have the
equipment and staff to accomplish all of the 13 options if they
remain viable upon closer inspection. I am considering using
shuttle crews to perform remote surveying akin to that on planet
three once second-seed begins in earnest here.

This system is ripe with resources and should prove to be a rich
home for humanity's future.

Earth stations, we have not heard a QEC response since our
awakening from cryosleep in transit. Our messages seem to be
reaching other ships entwined with the SOL/Terra L4 RS001. Please