Immortal Legion Fleet

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The Immortal Legion Fleet serves the Korsumug Empire.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Immortal Legion Fleet is a large naval unit of the Korsumug Empire.

  • It is mainly equipped to TL–12 standards.

Fleet Counter 1.png
The standard of the Immortal Legion Fleet.

The Immortal Legion is hampered by the fact that it has no Class A Starports under its direct control - the repair and maintenance facilities at the newly upgraded Class A facility at Esmesli were destroyed by insurgents in 1099. The fleet is forced to cycle units to Velo, Hoddin, or more commonly Felspar in order to receive routine annual maintenance.

  • There is animosity toward the Glorious Triumph Fleet and Legion vessels within its territory may find themselves in conflict with forces under that units command.
  • The Naval Survey Office schedules unit operations and activities within both the Legion and the Glorious Triumph Fleet to minimize the chances of conflict.

Personnel[edit]

The majority of the Fleets personnel are Jaibok.

  • A significant percentage of its officers, staff, and technicians are Jansa.
  • It has very few human personnel. Almost all are employed in administrative roles.

Tables of Organization (Organizational Structure)[edit]

Squadrons[edit]

A number of different squadrons and flotillas make up the Fleet. These are relatively hard to become a member of and they expect loyalty from their members. However, within the squadrons, rivalry is endemic and conflict is rife.

  • A Korsumug naval unit is never entirely ready for action: a percentage of its force will always be damaged or disabled as a result of internecine squabbles and attacks.
  • Ships cycle between the different units as they are sent for rest or repair or when they are assigned new duties.
Active Formations
Marker Name Role Leader Remarks Quality Typical Ship Types
KE-11c Frigate 2.png Kindred of Flame Raiders Admiral Khagar A particularly powerful raiding group with a bad reputation, conducting raids through the Wilder Stars and into the Principality of Mavuzo. They are equipped with modern Jump-3 vessels and are disciplined and well organized. Good KE9c Unleashed
KE11c Ancestor
KE10c Gravid
KE18c Fecund
KE-11c Frigate 2.png Devourers Raiders Admiral Sarrag An up-and-coming group of raiders in fierce competition with the Kindred of Flame, attempting to match the achievements of their rivals against the Principality of Mavuzo. They are equipped with modern Jump-3 vessels. They are known to eat captives. Average KE5c Cataclysm
KE9c Unleashed
KE11c Ancestor
KE10c Gravid
KE8b Corvette 2.png Shadow Horde Raiders Grand Commodore
Igaklin
The Horde use older Jump-2 vessels in raids against Marriot and Fastine. They are savage and extremely aggressive.
  • Many of their troops choose to use primitive weapons in close combat, particularly the "zerp", the traditional Jaibok hammer.
Poor KE4b Horde
KE7b Virulent
KE8b Lancer
KE10b Replete
KJ300d Cruiser.png Hammers of
Fate
Patrol Fleet Admiral
Gagreg
The Hammers are responsible for suppressing uprisings and crushing opposition. They are responsible for protecting the worlds they have conquered and for administering "justice" throughout their territories. The unit has a reputation for heavy-handedness and brutality. Good KJ300d Malign
KE10c Rapacious
KE9c Unleashed
KE10c Gravid
KA25c Tanker.png Bringers Support Commodore Arvazal The Bringers provide logistical support to other units. Being assigned to their ranks is considered a punishment and demotion. The Commodore is known for arbitrary justice, ignoring gross criminality but inflicting extreme punishments for minor infractions.
  • Corruption and profiteering are rife.
Poor KA25c Growler
KE10c Gravid
KA15c Glutton
KE18c Fecund

Facilities[edit]

Esmesli Fleet Headquarters[edit]

Esmesli is the headquarters for the fleet. As well as the main administrative complexes the HQ includes a large hospital, a military prison, research and development laboratories, and a number of private spaceport facilities. The structures are hardened against attack, are heavily guarded, and are protected by a large number of Planetary Defense sites.

  • The headquarters is separate from the systems naval base, mostly using surface facilities.
  • It includes a branch of the Naval Survey Office.

Esmesli Naval Base
Esmesli is primarily a logistical facility, holding large quantities of supplies, spares, and equipment. Its facilities are hardened against attack and are heavily defended.

  • It is separate from the Fleet HQ, mainly using orbital facilities.
  • The naval base includes thousands of tons of storage and warehousing space.
  • Esmesli has basic repair facilities.
Strategic Reserve
Marker Name Role Leader Remarks Quality Typical Ship Types
KA15c Glutton.png Esmesli Logistic
Command
Support Commodore Harasar A reserve formation engaged in repairs, maintenance and training. Vessels cycle out of their units and transfer to the Esmesli Reserve: they remain a member until they are assigned back to active duty.
  • The unit rarely sees action.
Average KA15c Glutton
KE7b Virulent
KA25c Growler
KE18c Fecund
KE2d Zerp.png Naval Survey
Office
Support First Adjutant Ea'ha A naval intelligence unit operating a variety of craft including scout vessels and transports. They are engaged in fleet-watching, espionage, and covert activities of all kinds. They may make use of
  • They host a number of small elite special forces units, largely made up of Jansa.
Good KE2d Zerp
KE3d Korsu
KA15c Glutton
KE7b Virulent

Siridor[edit]

Siridor is a major manufacturing center that turn out large amounts of consumer goods per year, including military vehicles and equipment. The starport has a particularly high number of Jansa personnel and many civilian facilities on the world have been sequestered by the Korsumug navy to support their ships. A squadron has been specifically assigned to defend the world.

  • The navy controls a number of sites within the system.
  • Key industrial facilities have been hardened against attack and are extremely heavily defended.
Reserve Force
Marker Name Role Leader Remarks Quality Typical Ship Types
KJ300d Cruiser.png Siridor Defense
Force
Defense Grand Commodore
Rathakar
A formation that specifically defends Siridor, an important production center and the center of resistance to Jaibok rule. The unit often sees action, protecting installations and sites from insurgents and against strikes sponsored by the Principality of Mavuzo.
  • The unit's marine forces are used to supplement local police and security.
Average KJ120d Vermin
KJ300d Malign
KE18c Fecund
KE10c Gravid

Commanders[edit]

Fleet Admiral Gagreh, Commanding Officer.

  • The Admiral is large even for a Jaibok and is missing his left eye. He is a field officer, always on the front lines with his beloved troops.
  • The Admiral spends much of his time on active duty with the Hammer of Fate, his personal squadron.

First Adjutant Eth, Second in Command.

  • The Adjutant is a Jansa. He remains in the background, quietly overseeing things.
  • He is a naval intelligence officer.
  • Eth is an excellent strategist and tactician.
  • He spends the majority of his time at Fleet Headquarters on Esmesli, planning and performing administrative duties.
  • Eth has a small elite personal bodyguard unit who accompany him everywhere.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Immortal Legion Fleet was formed in the late 1050s from various Korsumug forces located around Velo, an important naval base located in Mainsend Subsector of Mavuzog Sector. It was created with the intent of conquering the Siridor Trace, a then-independent region lying in the rimward half of Mavuzog Sector.

Around 1066 the Fleet, entirely consisting of the relatively small vessels normally operated by the Jaibok, struck into Siridor Subsector and took the Esmesli Drift, a small cluster of stars forming the trailing part of the Trace. Siridor went onto a war footing, ramped up ship production, and with Mavuzo support attempted to retake its lost member worlds. The Korsumug Empire fielded its new Malign class cruisers and Vermin class destroyers, resulting in a comprehensive Korsumug victory and the destruction of much of Siridor's naval power.

The Empire, however, seemed content with its new conquests and sat for over a decade, upgrading the port and constructing a major naval facility on Esmesli and building its strength. In 1079 it gained new leadership and Jaibok raiding increased significantly. In 1081 the fleet finally struck, launching the much feared invasion of Siridor itself, finally conquering the system after a heavy bombing campaign that resulted in millions of casualties as sealed habitats were blasted open. Within the next few years most of the other worlds of the Siridor Trace had also been taken. Resistance to the occupation was fanatical and the Jaibok have become embroiled in an ongoing insurgency determined to secure local autonomy.

Since then the Fleet has continued to occupy the area, conducting raids into enemy territory, defending against enemy strike forces, and patrolling the systems under its control. As well as fighting its enemies, factions within the fleet will occasionally "settle their differences" in full-blown battles involving dozens of ships.

Goals (Mission)[edit]

The Fleet, acting on behalf of the Empire, defends against the insurgencies, keeps the peace, guarantees interstellar trade, and inflicts harsh reprisals against wrong-doers. Resistance to Jaibok occupation within the region is continuous, with armed uprisings against Korsumug control receiving covert support, principally from the Principality of Mavuzo.

Fleet Admiral Garagh, the commander of the Fleet, is the Korsumug military governor.

  • The Immortal Legion Fleet is the ultimate representative of Korsumug authority in the region.
  • The Fleet is charged with retaining control of its designated area and conducting offensive operations against enemies.
  • A significant proportion of the Jaibok forces within the region are heavily committed just holding down those parts under their domination.

Raiding, patrolling, defense, and support are ongoing, with frequent clashes between the various sides.

A diagram depicting the region of Siridor Subsector under Immortal Legion Fleet control, as well as ongoing fleet operations.
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(Original image sourced from Traveller Map.)

Strategy & Doctrine (Operations)[edit]

Raiding[edit]

Raids are long-range missions against enemy worlds. Raiders generally jump into a remote part of an enemy-controlled system, assemble at a pre-arranged rendezvous, and carry out refuelling. Once sufficient ships are ready they accelerate to their intended target, launch their attack, and then jump clear of danger.

  • Raids are conducted to damage or destroy merchant shipping, to disrupt commerce and industry, and to reduce enemy forces.
  • Some raids may land troops to carry out specific missions. These soldiers often have little chance of survival.
  • Successful raids earn the Jaibok crews spectacular glory and reputation.

Patrolling[edit]

Defense[edit]

Reputation[edit]

General Overview

Battle Honors

Notable actions

Sinister Acts

  • Mass executions of prisoners in occupied areas.
  • Enslavement of captives

Worlds & Sectors (Astrography)[edit]

This fleet can be primarily found in the following areas:
Charted Space:

World Listing[edit]

This fleet is stationed in the following systems and worlds:

7 of 7 World articles in Immortal Legion Fleet
Cyclic  •  Esmesli  •  Ionic  •  Obo's Moon  •  Siridor  •  Sytak  •  Weil  •  
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References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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