For two-thirds of her life, Alia N'saadi received the respect owed to mothers. When her three sons died in the April 2037 events, she became a mother to even more children. They are now known as the Sunset Pirates.
NeTAM - Neuro Terre Air Mer (Neuro Land Air Sea) - is a neural interface protocol developed by the Department of Defense since 2026, in collaboration with the CNRS, various private laboratories and tech players, based on technologies derived from Elon Musk's Neuralink project. The Department of Defense has developed the ArmVie program, which is designed to assist NeTAM-equipped personnel and collect all data from implants worn by connected military personnel. However, hackers managed to break into the ArmVie program using a Trojan horse.
During the Valletta incident, it was extremely difficult to distinguish which units were pirated and which were not, leading to confusion, indecision and distrust among the ships' crews.