It was a rough time for the Empire.
Online case services were multiplying fast and furious. Yes, even their vaunted reporter system had been compromised. The beginning of the end began in the late 1990′s, when even the Courts had ruled against them. It became more important than ever to just hold on, to jealously guard what was left from the encroaching armies of Competition.
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