"We have another way to bring sunlight to Bangladesh." Say what you will about their ethics, but the Technocracy got one against Zapathasura (aka 'Ravnos') in the Week Of Nightmares. A vampire of godlike power, so mighty that his rise from torpor was felt by every supernatural being on Earth, classified as a potentially world-ending threat... And what do they do? They nuke him and the Boddhisatvas blocking the Bengal sky with clouds from orbit, and shine on him with satellite-sized orbital mirrors, that's what they do. Because man-made sunlight is the best way to deal with vampires!
Czar Vargo is a walking Crowning Moment of Awesome. His greatest, however, is undoubtedly when he managed to conquer the entire worldnote Okay, for about ten minutes without taking a single life. In the wake of WW1, he moved his zeppelins over the world and announced he was now in-charge by "Right of Superior Knowledge." The Technocracy didn't manage to defeat him, he voluntarily retreated when he realized he'd have to kill them in order to stop them.
Technically that didn't happen anymore, but not because of a retcon. It's because history was rewritten by paradox so Vargo was never born. But it's still awesome, because Czar Vargo violated the consensus so hard that the timeline had to be rewritten to combat it. Normal mages would just get injured or set upon by monsters or shuffled out of reality for their vulgar effects: Czar Vargo got himself unmade. Any Taftani watching would weep manly tears in respect.
The PCs get one in Ascension if they go with the established scenarios. They discover the Technocracy's throne for Control is empty and can take over the Union if they want, simply ordering peace between the Union and Traditions.