Akuze was a Terran Federation colony world.
The planet was once the site of one of the grossest violations of the Terran Federation. When famine struck the planet following small solar flares, the governor Wesley Jameson, orders to death of the weakest among the colonists, including the richest of the population. However, one colonist, Sarah Williams organized resistance against the governor. When Terran Federation officials arrived, Jameson was arrested and removed from office. This event became known as the Akuze Massacre with a monument being raised in honor of Williams' sacrifice.