Around T1807 a stream of refugees in rag-tag fleets entered the Dorado Fringe at Sollima system via SP ƛ Lambda and SP Ω Omega. They claimed they were fleeing from the Mot, an aggressively expanding empire southeast of Dorado.

Most of the refugees requested asylum and settled, in or near Dorado, although some simply passed through, too fearful to stay. Reports of Mot wolfpacks harassing the refugee ships were all too common.

Dorado Fleet ramped up production of warships and defenses, and the Sollima system because the second Bastion system in the Dorado Fringe.