Badakus is the first province of the Iron Age. It is owned by Hasdrubaal Barkas.
This province, alongside the rest ruled by Hasdrubaal, appear culturally to be based on Carthage. The conquest of his provinces seem to based on the real-world Punic Wars between Rome and Carthage.
If previous sectors acquired by negotiation:
[Player Name], I've already heard of you. They praise your strength and wisdom as a leader. But they also say that you lust for power. I hope that we can peacefully coexist and do some business for the prosperity of both of our empires.
If at least one sector taken by force:
I regret to see you took the path of war. War should never be the final option. Now we both great nations will walk a road of blood. At least we could try to strike a peace-deal for this sector.
War should never be the final solution.