There is no doubt that Ichabod Yıldızoğlu was one of the most well-known and iconic figures of the Exodus. Famous even before departure from Earth for his pioneering work on applied holography, he became a central figure of the Conferences for various reasons. Firstly, he was a noticeable figure, with his customised avatar and 'ikkab0d' username. Secondly, though, he was instrumental in much of the scientific investigation of Apparitions and the development of the early-warning hats (known for many years as 'ikkahatz').
He is remembered with most honour, though, for his personal sacrifice in the battle against HMCS Sydney - despite having no previous combat experience, he chose to travel aboard the Sweet Embrace with Tessa Elation in order to deploy a super-virus into the ship's systems to incapacitate it. The success of this allowed the assault to achieve the complete destruction of the HMCS Sydney, and their disappearance during the battle (presumably in the same nuclear explosion they had planned) represents one of the Fleet's greatest losses. Although he is memorialised in the name of our second-largest continent, it is certain that Mr Yıldızoğlu's contribution to the Fleet's settlement here on Terra Libre would have been equally deserving of remembrance.
- an excerpt from History of the Exodus, Volume 3: The Ships and Their Captains, 2172
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- chain mail on The Spacebook's messaging system, 2213