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See also: Datalog/The Thirteen Days and Datalog/Events
The PSICOM army Purges the town of Bodhum.
Having been secluded from the outside world for so long, the citizens of Cocoon have become paranoid of Gran Pulse. The Sanctum, Cocoon's government, led by the fal'Cie Eden and Primarch Galenth Dysley, have issued an edict whereupon any individuals suspected to have come in contact with anyone or anything from the lowerworld are to be banished from Cocoon.
One day there was an incident at the Euride Gorge Energy Plant believed to have been caused by Pulse l'Cie. L'Cie are servants of the fal'Cie who branded them, compelled to carry out the Focus given to them by the deity, as the punishment for defying it is cruel: be turned into a mindless monster known as a Cie'th. Six days later, a Pulse fal'Cie was discovered in an ancient Pulsian relic near the seaside town of Bodhum. Mass panic broke out and soon Cocoon's citizens were crying out for the expulsion of the entire town to Pulse, prompting the Sanctum to initiate the Purge. Within the next two days the Sanctum's personal army, PSICOM, quarantined Bodhum, seized the town's inhabitants regardless of whether they are citizens or tourists, and forced them onto Purge trains. The people were taken to the restricted Hanging Edge zone, along with the Pulse fal'Cie, Anima, contained within the relic, known as the Pulse Vestige....