- Sarco Angelini and Kevin Bick make changes to the Ghost Academy to improve its image and foster teamwork.
- Cistler exposes the Academy's amoral practices and is reinstated as a trainee, becoming part of Team Red. Teams Red and Blue soon come to form a combined unit.
- The combined Red and Blue trainees (Team Purple) depart for the fifth planet of the Baker's Dozen for a training exercise aboard the Dominion battlecruiser Cyrus. Technopath Lio Travski picks up the faint signal released by the Kusinis Twins.
- The anniversary of Arcturus Mengsk's coronation is celebrated. Kevin Bick appears on UNN to mark the occasion.[note 1]
- Terrazine gas is discovered for the first time by a terran probe. The use of this gas paves the way for spectres and Project Shadowblade.
- Project Shadowblade, under the command of General Horace Warfield, fails. Warfield retires from Terran Dominion military service.
- Jackson Hauler, fresh from the failure of Project Shadowblade, meets Gabriel Tosh, who has deserted from the Dominion. The two begin forming a plan to launch a coup against the Dominion.
- Gehenna Station destroys a Dominion space platform orbiting Maltair IV. Only a single survivor is found.
- Alexei Stukov, having been cured of his infestation, is handed over to the Moebius Foundation to research the protoss cure, but is instead tortured by Emil Narud.
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