by David Matterall in
Talking in Stations
Talking in Stations
Invasion of Rage

On December 8th, 2018 at 16:00 Initiative invaded Rage with more than 600 pilots, 4 days later the Fort Knocks Keepstar was destroyed, its wreck pillaged. Now, a few days after the demise of Fort Knocks, the system is nearly burned to the ground with only a few structures left to destroy.  This was a full eviction of Hard Knocks. This event sent their ally Lazerhawks packing. Three Keepstars in their system are currently being unanchored. Has wormhole life changed forever?

Here to tell us about this invasion is the FC for The Initiative and the crew that seeded the wormhole, creating the conditions for the eviction of Hard Knocks.

On the show:

  • Matterall     Destructive Influence Corporation [NC.]
  • Carneros     Ancient Hittite Corporation [The Bastion]
  • Falaharn Mistwarden.     Amok. Corporation [Goonswarm Federation]
  • Riven Avaran     Big Shadows Corporation [The Initiative.]
  • Pandoralica     DEFCON. Corporation [The Initiative.]
  • Dominic Solarus     Escaped Pilots from Amarr Corporation [Initiative Mercenaries]
  • Arisene Shi     Escaped Pilots from Amarr Corporation [Initiative Mercenaries]

Show Notes:

  • What happened?
  • Why did you do this?
  • How did you do this?
  • Best and worst moments?
  • What now?
  • What wasn’t this done sooner?
  • How has this changed things?
  • How did you do that EYE of Initiative (fleet)
  • How did HK change

Wrap Up:

For more information on this and other episodes, visit

Theme: “But Not Tonight” by Depeche Mode (Instrumental)

More Information and Links:

Tempest Legion recruitment thread from the old Eve-O Forums by CCP
TDSIN and Tempest Legion Reset Reddit post from August 2017 by u/Sciroccoh
Tempest Legions member statistics up to its closure around july 2017 by Dotlan
Image showing the well known new eden star cluster and Anoikis, the region of space containing wormhole systems and its relative shape and size
TIS Episode covering Hard Knocks anchoring the 1st Keepstar in New Eden
Fortisar Kill showing Hard Knocks evicting EOL just prior to RAGE being sieged, by zkillboard
Rendezvous with Death (Initiative RAGE Campaign Video) by Hyperion on YouTube
The Scope – Rage Keepstar Under Siege by CCP on YouTube
RAGE by Godless Horizon. on YouTube
Eve Online – IMPERIUM/TEST/SNUFF vs. PL/NC/PH/Co2 – NC KEEPSTAR KILL (H-5) by Bad Juice on YouTube
Loot Field of the 2nd Hard Knocks Keepstar to die and INIT eye logo in RAGE
Initiative in space Logo art on the site of the last Keepstar Death
Operation Permafrost Details on Eve Updates by CCP
EVE Pulse – December Release & Holiday Eventsby CCP on YouTube
Winter Celebrations in EVE 2018 by CCP

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