The arch-Bastard himself, Kuvakei hit Yulai. Three of those new Sansha's Nation supercarriers, "Revenants" got downed by the 1700-strong pod pilot response. The Nation harvested plasma samples from the core of the Yulai star.
And I don't give a flying fuck.
I've found her.
That picture they sent me is definitely her. She's lost weight - gone almost painfully thin in fact - but it's Nicole.