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- Taking advantage of the troop reassignments for the Lyran Commonwealth's Operation CONCENTRATED WEAKNESS, Janos Marik orders units to stage deep raids against the now under-defended worlds of Bolan, Pollux, Alarion, and Coventry.
- February: The Blackwind Lancers and Marion's Highlanders raid Valexa.
- February: The Blackwind Lancers and Marion's Highlanders are ambushed and defeated in the Battle of Halloran V by the Wolf's Dragoons.
- November: Battle of Styk.
- The Wild Geese mercenary unit forms.
- The First Circuit calls for the resignation of Primus Allen Rusenstein, electing Julian Tiepolo in his place.
- Thomas Marik joins ComStar.
- MacKenzie Wolf born.
- Cranston Snord is abjured and ejected from Wolf's Dragoons.
- Katrina Steiner reappears in Lyran Commonwealth from her travels in the Periphery during Archon Alessandro Steiner's birthday celebration.
- Ion Rush is born.
- Karl Bourjon is born.
- Christopher Ahmed is born.