Cryer Pharmaceuticals

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Cryer Pharmaceuticals
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Alignment Corporation


Liberty Authorities, Liberty Corporations




Outcasts, Lane Hackers, Liberty Rogues, Golden C.

Cryer Pharmaceuticals is headquartered in Liberty and markets a wide array of both commercially available and restricted-class drugs. Their most (in)famous product is Stabiline, an expensive synthetic pharmaceutical that staves off the effects of Cardamine withdrawal. The threat such a medicine poses to the Cardamine trade has resulted in numerous vicious Outcast-led attacks on Cryer facilities and personnel.

Ships used

Ship Class
Base Construction Platform Transport
Repair Ship Repair Ship
Starblazer Very Heavy Fighter
Grizzly Freighter
Large Transport Transport
Hawk Light Fighter
Armored Transport Transport
Large Train Train
Liberty Transport Transport
Falcon Heavy Fighter
Train Transport
Liberty Heavy Transport Heavy Transport
Eagle Very Heavy Fighter
Liberty Supertransport Super Train
Civilian Gunboat Gunboat

Bases owned

Base Owner System Region
Cambridge Research Station Cryer Pharmaceuticals Cambridge Bretonia
Syracuse Station Cryer Pharmaceuticals Colorado Liberty


Base Owner System Region
Planet New London Bretonia Police New London Bretonia
Planet Los Angeles Liberty Police, Inc. California Liberty
Newark Station Interspace Commerce New York Liberty
Liner Samsara Wild Sigma-19 Sigma Border Worlds
Planet Erie Liberty Police, Inc. Pennsylvania Liberty
Planet Kurile, Samura Platform Samura Industries Sigma-17 Sigma Border Worlds
LPI Huntsville Liberty Police, Inc. Texas Liberty
Planet Cambridge Bretonia Police Cambridge Bretonia
Cambridge Research Station Cryer Pharmaceuticals Cambridge Bretonia
Battleship Missouri Liberty Navy New York Liberty
West Point Military Academy Liberty Navy New York Liberty
Philadelphia Station Deep Space Engineering Pennsylvania Liberty
Willard Research Station Liberty Navy California Liberty
LPI Sugarland Liberty Police, Inc. Texas Liberty
Planet California Minor Planetform, Inc. California Liberty
Luxury Liner Shetland Orbital Spa & Cruise Newcastle Bretonia
Planet Houston Liberty Police, Inc. Texas Liberty
Fort Bush Liberty Police, Inc. New York Liberty
Trenton Outpost Universal Shipping New York Liberty
Detroit Munitions Ageira Technologies New York Liberty
Riverside Station Synth Foods, Inc. California Liberty
Osaka Storage Facility Samura Industries Honshu Kusari
San Diego Border Station Liberty Police, Inc. California Liberty
Pueblo Station Ageira Technologies Colorado Liberty
Planet Manhattan Liberty Police, Inc. New York Liberty
Norfolk Shipyard Liberty Navy New York Liberty
Waterloo Station Interspace Commerce New London Bretonia
Baltimore Shipyard Deep Space Engineering New York Liberty
Syracuse Station Cryer Pharmaceuticals Colorado Liberty
Planet Denver Liberty Police, Inc. Colorado Liberty
Planet Pittsburgh Deep Space Engineering New York Liberty
Battleship Arkansas Liberty Navy Texas Liberty
Portsmouth Shipyard Bretonia Mining & Manufacturing Cambridge Bretonia
Battleship Norfolk Bretonia Armed Forces Cambridge Bretonia
Valley Forge Flight School Interspace Commerce Pennsylvania Liberty
Lewes Shipping Platform Gateway Shipping Tau-31 Tau Border Worlds
Planet Pygar Zoners Omicron Theta Edge Worlds
Versailles Station IDF Shipping Ile-de-France Gallia


Faction Relationship
Blood Dragons
Gallic Brigands
Farmers Alliance
Independent Pirates
Golden Chrysanthemums
Sirius Coalition
Lane Hackers
Liberty Rogues
The Maquis
Red Hessians
Unione Corse
Bretonia Mining & Manufacturing
Border World Exports
Kishiro Technologies
Gateway Shipping
Samura Industries
Planetform, Inc.
Bretonia Intelligence Service
Bounty Hunters Guild
Kusari Naval Forces
Kusari State Police
Bretonia Armed Forces
Bretonia Police
Interspace Commerce
Deep Space Engineering
Synth Foods, Inc.
Orbital Spa & Cruise
Universal Shipping
Ageira Technologies
Liberty Security Force
Liberty Navy
Alaska Security Forces
Liberty Police, Inc.
Cryer Pharmaceuticals


Planet New London
  • We're selling a load of Pharmaceuticals produced at the Cambridge Research Station orbiting Cambridge. Cryer produces enough at the facility to supply Bretonia and its adjacent Border Worlds, but it's a struggle to keep up with the demand of late. War may be a tragedy, but it's good for business in our case.

  • The Outcasts are Cryer's worst enemy. That Edge World pestilence is well established in Bretonia, especially in the northern systems of Leeds and Manchester. Since the Outcasts have run afoul with the Gallic forces, Bretonia is cutting the Outcasts some slack. A big misstake if you ask me.

  • The Cambridge Institute hasn't received any new shipments of Alien Organisms to study for several weeks now. Most of those shipments came through the Tau Borderworlds, but that route is practically shut down.

  • All medicine that passes through New London is sent to the triage centres located throughout Bretonia. So many men get wounded every day, it's a struggle to keep them alive. The Cambridge facilities are running overtime to provide for everyone.

Planet Cambridge
  • Cambridge is a good recruiting center for Cryer. The University provides us with many eager graduates who do not want to be far from home. There is a daily work shuttle expressly for that purpose. It allows us to recruit the brightest and most promising minds of Bretonia into our company.

  • We use Cambridge as a convenient supply source for the Cambridge Research Station, which is high in orbit above this planet. The Cambridge Deans are more than happy to pressure for favourable supply contracts for us, due to their universities' investments in the Institute. Hydrocarbons and Polymers are shipped from Omega-3, but Food, Water and Oxygen are brought up from the planet here.

  • Cryer uses Cambridge as our trans-shipment point for Pharmaceuticals produced on the station. In addition to our research activities, we supply all of Bretonia's needs, and have several export contracts. The conflict in northern Bretonia is creating a high demand for various Pharmaceuticals at the front line bases.

Cambridge Research Station
  • There is a special secret lab that I'm not supposed to talk about. That's where all Organisms first go when they arrive. The scientists verify whether the particular strain has been characterized before releasing it to the rest of the researchers in the station. If a new strain is discovered, the shipment tends to vanish, both from inventory and arrival records. I guess someone up the foodchain has high hopes.

  • Our efforts to synthesize Cardamine have not gone unnoticed by the Outcasts. The Atka Research Station in Sigma-17 is under constant attack, and their cronies in Liberty, the Rogues, are also stepping up attacks against our company. We definitely have a dangerous criminal enemy, which has led management to suspend direct shipments outside of Liberty unless Outcast activity is minimal along the route. Those criminals are feeling threatened by our Stabiline product.

  • This station gets all of its basic supplies from Cambridge. We supply most of the Bretonian core worlds with our Pharmaceuticals produced here. Two of our biggest importers are Sheffield Station and Planet Leeds - especially now, as the Bretonians under siege on that planet frequently need treatment. Sheffield is always having to patch up Bounty Hunters and corporate escorts that come back with bits missing.

  • Cryer is trying to synthetically derive Cardamine from the Alien Organisms. Cardamine is naturally harvested by the Outcasts within the Omicron systems of the Edge Nebula. If Cryer can reproduce it here, but in a milder and more socially acceptable form, then all the Cardamine addicts in Sirius will be able to switch to our legal version. The Stabiline drug is a direct result of that research - it allows Cardamine addicts to survive, but it doesn't cure their addiction. Nothing can, given it's a physical mutation that the addicts undergo.

  • Cambridge Research Station was created to provide a stimulating research and development environment in Zero-G and to enable us to study the Alien Organisms from the Edge Nebula. These opportunities were unavailable on our planetside locations due to the Alien Import Prohibition Act of 500 AS, which prohibits the importing of any Alien Organism onto inhabited planets. Seems folk are worried about infecting a biosphere. From what whispers I've heared from the hotlabs staff, rightly so.

  • Cryer is the sole Pharmaceutical producer remaining in the Sirius Sector for high grade medicine. Other companies may produce less lucrative medicines, but if it is specialised, we'll either already have the patents, or we'll be in the process of buying them up. We closely guard our secrets here. We feel that we charge very reasonable prices for our products, given the lack of competition.

  • One focus of the Zero-G research here is to improve drugs for those workers and travelers that frequently must exist in both environments concurrently, such as the police, military, and other pilots of small spacecraft that lack the aid of artificial gravity. We've discovered several new compounds that can only be produced in Zero-G.

  • The Zero-G production environment has enabled us to produce many exotic drugs not possible planetside. It also aids in researching diseases unique to space-dwelling humans, and treatment methods in Zero-G. Did you know, for instance, that a completely shattered bone can heal 40% more quickly in weightlessness, and that the recovery process is a lot less painful too?

  • We are not allowed to land on any planet inhabited by the species of Alien Organisms that we use for our research purposes here, so we have to ship them here through middle-men. You know, if you're a freelancer looking to make some quick cash, the staff on Atka in Sigma 17 told me they've seen shipments of the Organisms being exported from the Omicron Theta system. That might be worth investigating.

Luxury Liner Shetland
  • So far it's been a breeze for me. Orbital still receives tourists, and tries to, as best as they can, maintain their standards here. I've arranged for quarters on the tourist section, so I'm not exactly roughing it.

  • Back on the Shetland... Not exactly as I remember it. I'm only a liason here, to help run the medicinal logistics for what is now officially a hospital ship. I remember there used to be a huge buffet the promenade deck. Now it's a surgical bay. I'll leave the meat jokes up to the soldiers.

  • I'm not sure what to expect in the near future. Orbital won't like having this ship on the frontline a second time, but the Armed Forces may force their hand. They found the ship adrift, so technically, they could claim it as salvage. I doubt they will though, Bretonia doesn't need soured relations with Liberty right now.

Planet Kurile, Samura Platform
  • The Kurile Alien Organisms are shipped to our station in this system. They are an important part of our research, and we can always use more. We also purchase basic supplies from this base to use at our facility.

  • The Alien Organisms found on this world and elsewhere in the Edge Worlds, there is no doubt about it, they were engineered. Just like Cardamine. There is no chance that either the Cardamine grass or these alien organisms evolved naturally. Once we knew that, it was a matter of reverse engineering the process - no simple task, and we've not perfected it yet, but it has allowed us to synthesize a Cardamine-like substance at long last.

  • The Outcasts frequently attack our base. It makes me angry that these people live here in relative peace, barring the occasional Corsair attack. I hate these simpletons here. There is something strange about them that I can't put my finger on.

Planet Pygar
  • Yes? Oh, hello, I mistook you for one of my assistants. We have been looking all over the place for traces of alien bio matter. If you've talked to that 'independent researcher', you're probably really amazed at this place, but for all we know, it could be a death trap. There could be microbes here that we are simply not evolutionarily selected to resist and could kill us. My job and those of a couple colleagues is to make sure people don't die, simple as that.

  • Well, we do get the opportunity to do our own research here. Funnily enough, they actually want us to pay them for that. Some of these people here are just dreadful to be around. The credits my company gives them in return for their 'hospitality' are quite ill spent if you ask me. Doesn't help that this insipid piece of debris in Order uniform over there is leering at me the entire time.

Cold Bay Depot
  • Our Pharmaceuticals come straight here from our factories on Denver, even though the Xenobiotic filtration system installed on Cold Bay removes nearly all the pathogens brought onto the station by arriving passengers. Every so often though, a pilot needs treatment after a brush with the Xenos or Rogues in the system, so we have to keep a fully stocked medical bay ready to treat any injuries.

  • The Xenobiotic Filters are especially effective in various research stations which deal with biological or chemical hazards. The Cambridge Research Institute, and the Atka facility in Sigma-17 come to mind. The ability to recycle atmosphere after a single pass filtration rather then a thermal sterilisation makes the life support systems of those stations much more energy efficient. Our customers in Honshu are installing Xenobiotic Filters to replace their old filtration systems. Yukawa Shipyard and Kansai Research are already fairly pristine to the naked eye, but now they'll be pristine on the molecular level as well.

  • The genetic engineering that we performed on the bacteria found on Atka isn't revolutionary for Cryer. The application of microorganisms to this purpose is a major breakthrough, however. Inorganic filtration is passive. It just lies there inert, filtering whatever comes into contact with it. Organic filtration is another story. The bacteria actively seek out particles to break down into nutrition. The bacteria found here are unique in that they have an extremely wide surface contact to absorb as many food particles as they can - for a microorganism, these bacteria are huge. What comes out are broken down molecules that are almost entirely inert and harmless to humans. The bulk of it consists of water, carbondioxide, nitrogen and various other oxides, depending on what the bacteria are being fed by the air or liquid they are filtering.

Planet Curacao
  • I've come here every year for the past decade; I love this place. You have to try the undersea trip. If you're lucky, you might see one of the giant norfins. They're scary at first, but the sub is well equipped to defend itself.

  • I work on the Cambridge Research Station -- a long ways from Liberty and this place. It gets kind of crazy in there after a couple of months of zero-g. Cambridge is nice to visit, but it ain't like good 'ole Liberty, folks. Much better food here.

  • This is THE place for Liberty executives like me to take vacations. You can do a lot of networking here if you want, or you can just sit back and enjoy the good life by the pool.

Planet Manhattan
  • With all that Cryer does to make the people of Sirius healthy and safe it still appalls me to see those poor Cardamine junkies dying in plain view. One day soon Cryer will make a synthetic Cardamine that isn't addictive or harmful. Cryer is dedicated to a healthy and fun lifestyle that doesn't reduce worker productivity.

  • Cryer fights everyday to push back the tide of nature and prolong the lives of the good people of Liberty. That's why our vessels run twenty-four hours a day delivering much needed Pharmaceuticals to everyone in Sirius space. People are always going to be sick; it's part of nature's cycle.

  • Cryer's Pharmaceuticals are shipped from our primary production facility in Denver. Most of the time we don't encounter too much difficulty. We fight off the Rogues occasionally, but that just comes with shipping in Liberty.

Fort Bush
  • At Cryer, we feel your health is our top priority. That's why we're shipping our Pharmaceuticals throughout Sirius around the clock. From hypo-sprays to bionic eye replacements, Cryer is ensuring a healthier life for everyone.

  • I realize that people become desperate for medical supplies when they are sick, or one of their loved ones is injured, but that does not justify the piracy of Cryer goods. I mean, if you can't afford to buy medicines, should you really be living anyway?

  • I'm here to pick up Crew who spent the day here negotiating supply contracts with the LPI. Once I get them back to Denver, I'm heading out with Pharmaceuticals.

Planet Los Angeles
  • Cryer transports don't handle small shipments to police and military bases. We also don't go to Cortez or Magellan. So Universal, Gateway, and Orbital Spa perform distribution duties for us in this part of Sirius.

  • I haul Fertilizers from Shinkaku Station all the way here. You really have to push it to make it through the Tau war zone. We typically pick up a load of Optical Chips for Waterloo on the return. That's less time-sensitive but more dangerous for the Lane Hackers in Cortez and Magellan. They always seem to know when we're coming. Waterloo always has Passengers ready to head out to Dublin's Graves Station, and from there it's through the Taus again with Gold to Narita. From there, it's an easy trip with Mining Machinery back to Shinkaku. Not a circuit for the fainthearted, to be sure.

  • One day Liberty will rid itself of the Outcasts and its Cardamine habit. There will be much safer ways for users to feel good using future Cryer products, without funding the activities of illegals like the Rogues and Outcasts.

Planet Denver
  • The Universal Shipping transport Chesapeake was hijacked several months ago and flown into the Komatsu Cloud. It is rumored to still be there, serving as a Pharmaceuticals storage depot for the Lane Hackers and Rogues.

  • We have several other research and limited-production bases. One is out in Sigma-17. Rough area, that is. Outcasts and Corsairs. Company pays very well out there -- takes out big life insurance policies on anyone that gets assigned. They prefer single types.-- less to pay out, you know.

  • We just arrived from Los Angeles with a load of Optical Chips for Pharmaceutical production. Yes, our operation is really that high tech. Thought I'd catch a drink before headin' back out. At least Liberty is relatively safe. Some of our research stations are way out there, in harm's way.

  • Denver is home to Cryer's headquarters and largest drug-production facility. We distribute the Pharmaceuticals ourselves within Liberty to Houston, Manhattan, and Los Angeles.

Planet Houston
  • It is a good thing that we do not have to spend much time within this system, since it is filled with all manner of scum. Other shipping companies take over and ship our Consumer Goods from here, leaving them with the risk of piracy.

  • From Ft. Bush we bring Consumer Goods to this planet. It's a round about route, for certain, since they are mostly produced at the prison stations nearby here. But that's the reality of distribution and logistics when it's controlled by a bureaucracy.

  • The Outcasts bring their dreaded Cardamine to this system and then on to New York. At Cryer we are working on a synthetic form of Cardamine that will not lower worker productivity and will be relatively non-addictive.

Planet Erie
  • Neon is very important in our medicinal production facilities. Nearly all cryostatic equipment relies on it as an energy transfer agent. Erie is one of the cheapest sources of this gas, and because of it's inert nature it is not classified as a hazardous material, so transporting it does not require any special security measures.

  • Pennsylvania doesn't usually require large quantities of Pharmaceuticals. The medical facilities on this planet are the only ones that really use them. Most of the people on this planet don't have the credits for any "lifestyle supplements" either, so usually we don't take cargo here.

  • The Rogues and the Xenos... Sure, on the one hand they make life dangerous for us. On the other hand, they create business for us. Plasma burns, limb replacements. And for the higher ranking Rogues who Liberty wants to keep alive, Stabiline. They generate as much business as we lose to them, unlike most other corporations.

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