The history of The Empty Quarter sector in Traveller. This part concentrates on the six Imperial subsectors. Before the Dawn:The Bwap Resurgence, Interstellar Trade, and The March of Faith. Dawn: Marhaban Returns to the Imperial Fold and The Caliphate of Hebrin. Sunburst Rising. The Growth of the Church of the Stellar Divinity. The Julian War. The False Dawn and the Breakdown. Imperial Visit. The Lions and the Sheiks. The Imperial Civil War.