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The Ariadne had to drop out of Slipspace in close to the planet Venezia due to a technical problem. The Commander requested permission for non-essential personnel to be landed on Venezia but the colony refused.
The ship was destroyed in January 2553 when its reactors exploded, killing every crew member on board.
- This ship is likely named after Ariadne, daughter of the Cretan King Minos in Greek mythology.