There are a few other anecdotal possible quotes and mentions from FDev that do agree and hint at this solution, but I don't want to travel down a rabbit hole of whether they are accurate or hearsay.
 
P.S. to the whisperer could mean head towards Tharg space...if we knew where it was.
I had a very long think about that but rejected it due to:
-Its a destination that is unknowable
-They aren't a siren in a void (witchspace sure is populated with bodies)
-Why give directions to the center of the galaxy by giving a star description only to have the second description be an alien race, it doesn't fit.

According to accepted spacer lore, membership in the Dark Wheel is by invitation only, and only the most exceptional pilots of each generation ever receive them. The process of initiation is subtle, and usually involves a disguised member of the Dark Wheel approaching a potential candidate and administering a test of courage and skill. If the candidate passes the test, the examiner reveals their identity and presents an invitation to join the group.

A journey that will require an engineered ship, neutron boosting and jumponium sounds more like a test of courage and skill. Execute it wrong, and your parents will grieve and your lover will woe.
 
I like it, havent seen that interpretation exactly before :)

Have wondered if go above or below Galaxy, if you can see a star that burns brighter than the rest, I went up once near Sag A but didnt look as not thought about at the time.
Yes, interesting interpretation. I remember on DW2 we visited a Carbon star high above the galaxy with a nice circular view of it laid out below, but can’t remember the name offhand, it’ll be in the DW2 list of waypoints.

Edit: ah yes, waypoint 8 Goliath’s Rest, planet b1 of Swoals IL-Y e0, primary neutron star, B star was huge Carbon (29xSol), had to use neutron boosts to get to it, 2,850 light years above the galactic plane, on the fringe of intergalactic space. Nice place for a picnic, but forgot the meat paste sandwiches and apple pie for desert, but still celbrated the view with a fine lavian brandy!!

@IDrankWhat: this is the shipbuild I went in https://coriolis.sourcebin.org/outfit/krait_phantom?code=A0patiFfliddssf50v2b271g020707033c451O040i0l02v62i.Iw1/gDJpA===.EwBjOVMhGYBYaJhUBmEQ.H4sIAAAAAAAAA42RoU9CURTGDzxA4AEPng98M+BU1MYwWJyzaTIQnLO48Q+4GXQjuKnNpo3kZjQaDAaDwWgwEphjJoPBOWdQ3zl+B8cdTth44dvb/X7fd+89l3iEiIIo5PsEYt+EidKHKaLcJv7ca5uo9B4ikhAvG/IAEq9+iTjtMlHhMgLyAUUS5oKBdiFO6VPEK4LMnztEvpLTO2MgLR43ZL1Ldrbz9vMgW3AkwvMKRdSvvcK/ehKRKC+a6BEkoYXJSo5oUkumVGZUZlMMPMa1Lu7UX1By2xYpL33AivOGaSpCYutvuNPpM6BmS8TXPSXRA50NgpI9kDUIsodpSnHi73HvH7Ga5hUTbail83Ere5jUHfiJZgbjygwDOX37s6z3D/ToTnUVgc4j5XjNFG6rpVNzNeVdBHhT7f89tcdWn7zPW928m50jWjgexarQ/+8H4bP1gIgCAAA=.EweloBhBmUBYoFMCGBzANokICMF8hRFA&bn=Deep Peace
 
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Yes, interesting interpretation. I remember on DW2 we visited a Carbon star high above the galaxy with a nice circular view of it laid out below, but can’t remember the name offhand, it’ll be in the DW2 list of waypoints.

Edit: ah yes, waypoint 8 Goliath’s Rest, planet b1 of Swoals IL-Y e0, primary neutron star, B star was huge Carbon (29xSol), had to use neutron boosts to get to it, 2,850 light years above the galactic plane, on the fringe of intergalactic space. Nice place for a picnic, but forgot the meat paste sandwiches and apple pie for desert, but still celbrated the view with a fine lavian brandy!!

'Bad Gateway' link. I modded out a Phantom with FSD booster and AFMU, 64ly jump range and full on mats for jumponium.. I should be good.
 


'Bad Gateway' link. I modded out a Phantom with FSD booster and AFMU, 64ly jump range and full on mats for jumponium.. I should be good.
Ah, sorry, did wonder if you could access it.
My Phantom was only 58ly cos I went prepared for bear. With 64ly you should have no problems, providing you dont crash into a star or planet!

Swoals IL-Y e0 would certainly suit the first line, but I’m pondering the second. What could count as the deepest void (with a NS) as viewed from there? The deepest void is above you-interplanetary space!

I’m still dubious about having to sell the data to TDW at SD. Since there was no return route planned for DW2 I returned via Colonia and sold my data to Jaques. I’m hoping I haven’t received the DW invitation without knowing, (presumably because I haven’t yet been to the second point), because I can’t rescan the first ... without restarting my character-ain’t going to happen! My young clone Tyko could do it I suppose...

I think I’ve died a couple of times since doing the DW2 expedition (on my drive to get RSI, arthritis and combat elite 🥺)... but perhaps if I travelled to the second point that might still count 🧐

Edit: however the fly in the ointment is that I don’t think neutron boosting was in-game from the outset.
 
I am looking at a system that is 2 black holes and a neutron star, very dangerous as you only will have a few minutes of flight time before you don't have enough fuel to return. The other candidate has a white and yellow scoopable and the planets have all the raw material to make jumponium. The second candidate is far easier to get to, but having the ability to scoop and make jumponium could be a designed helper from FDev, not sure.
 
Edit: however the fly in the ointment is that I don’t think neutron boosting was in-game from the outset.
Remeber, this solution isn't to find Raxxla or constrains on its location or date believed to have been added to the game. We are only following a possible solution to the toast, what it will reveal we have no idea. This may be the mission to get an invite to TDW, who themselves are searching for Raxxla. From this premise, a starting point of 0,0,0 to a system on the very edge of the galaxy feels right. Similar to “made the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs", a way to measure ones piloting and exploration skill.
 
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True. However I still have some doubts-scepticism comes easily at my age! Agreed this is aiming at TDW invitation, & have already discussed sale of data issue. But if this is TDW membership path & that is required as part of the Raxxla Quest then TDW toast should have logically come out when the SD special missions disappeared....
So the conclusion is
TDW membership is not required to find Raxxla, the two gameplay paths are totally independent?

Just pondering possibilities! But I do like this hypothesis being unrelated to mythology!
Still pondering the second line & destination. Probably need to get in-game and peruse galmap.
How did you find your system with 2BH+NS? I can’t get EDDB/bodies or Spansh/bodies to do a logical AND operation.
 
I'm on the way to Sag A to test solution 2, using the super massive black hole lensing to see if something appears when orienting your ship, black hole and destination point in a line. If nothing presents itself, I'll be taking on solution 1.
I did that like year ago. Well, spent like 20 mins only though, maybe missed some. Mostly I looked on remote galaxies.
 
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One thing that occurred to me while lying in bed last night was that we know TDW are antagonistic to The Club, and were keen to expose The Club’s Dynasty plot, elitism, and historic manipulation of humanity. So a possible membership requirement might be to have visited all the Dynasty bases and read the message logs (which are stored in your commander’s database...convenient for testing by “TDW”). I’ve done FRift and Conflux (during DW2) bases, but haven’t yet been to the Hawking’s Gap bases. Anybody done all of them? It would be a lot of travel and therefore could appeal to a band of explorers and adventurers!
I visited all the bases and the Zurara at that time. But I didn't notice anything special after that. - I have to admit that Raxxla was not sooo important to me back then. I might have missed it. ..
 
I know lore and mythology suck and don’t seem to provide answers but there’s got to be a reason why we’ve been told to “read lore” and history so many times in the past.

The Zurara for example was possibly named after Gomes Eanes de Zurara, a Portuguese chronicler tasked with voyaging with Henry the Navigator, who apparently was fixated on locating Prester John (mentioned in Galnet article for Raxxla).

Zurara’s accounts were seemingly lost for a long time and found much later on in history. Perhaps drawing a parallel to The length of time the Zurara ship took to be rediscovered. It could be nothing but it is fun looking up the references the writers use.
 
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