June 6th, 2011.
Here we can see South Mirthanese muslim troops in prayer during a break in live-fire excersizes.
With hopes of peace now gone. South Mirthan improved defenses all across the border. However Narische was largely overlooked. Narische relied on Naval forces from the cities of Atlas and East City to form its main defense. leaving an almost token garrison to protect the island. and with the newly discovered mineral resources, Narische was prize ready to be taken.