The blessing of mars is an artifact that was activated by the Neo-Terran intergalactic empire. When a sentient being enters the effected zone of the blessing of mars, they immediately become fiercely loyal to the Neo-Terran Empire. Any Artificial intelligence not created by the Neo-terrans that enter the zone get corrupted.
It is unknown who created the artifact, or how it works. The effect of the blessing of mars is only local to the Phoenix galaxy. It is believed that the blessing of mars projects the ideology believed by whoever is using the artifact. The person using the artifact is drusus IV, the founder of the Neo-Terran intergalactic empire.