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Heimdall (organization)

A self-described "loyal-opposition" movement within the Lyran Alliance. Heimdall, named after a dwarf of the Norsk mythology, is covert and works to defend the people's liberties whenever it feels that the government has overstepped its bounds. Heimdall's genesis and growth appear to have occurred at the same time as the worst crimes and excesses of their main opponent, Loki, as Heimdall often acts as self-appointed guardians of the Lyran people.[1]

HistoryEdit

Heimdall's existance appears to be like a urban legend, and nobody appears to believe they're real. Alessandro Steiner said they were founded by a group of nobles to fight against the lyran government's excesses.[2] Rumors about the group appears to paint them as terrorists and ennemies of the Archon.[3] In 3004, a Heimdall cell on planet lyran of Poulsbo thwarted a Loki agents assasination attempt against Katrina Steiner and the cousins Morgan Kell and Arthur Luvon. At least an agent of Heimdall, named Grison, sacrified his life to ensure their escape, after blowing a control tower of a spaceport.[4] Grison's daughter later received fundings and a new identity, entering the Nagelring academy with the identity of Jeana Clay.[5] The year 3005, a cell of Heimdall operating in Kurita space, in a mining asteroid in system Styk, help the mercenary Gray Noton to hijack a DropShip, the Silver Eagle, causing the Silver Eagle Incident.[6][1] The group, lead by Danica Holstein and Clovis Holstein, had been realizing works for Noton to finance themselves, and their presence was at least tacitly accepted by kuritan authorities, as they're lyran dissidents. However, after uncover the presence of the princess Melissa Steiner aborad the Silver Eagle, they changes sides and scarified their lives to protect her against the assault on the asteroid by ISF and Genyosha assault. But only the timely intervention of the Kell Hounds mercenary group alloved the rescue of the princess and the last survivors of Heimdall. TIn 3029, they installed in planet Lyons in the Isle of Skye, founding a small colony there, named New Freedom, with the Hounds assistance. But after the Fourth Succession War, the Kuritan unit Third Dieron Regulars attack the planet, targeting the colony. The colonists were slaughtered except for Clovis, a woman and a group of children.[7] After uncover that the kuritans have been manipulated by Skye duke Aldo Lestrade to launch the attack, Clovis poisoned the duke, killing him despite the fact he was his father. The same year, in 20 of June, Jeana Clay, who had taken the post of double of Melissa Steiner on Tharkad, sacrified her life to save Katrina Steiner from an assasination attempt, also launched by Aldo Lestrade.[8]

In the last stage of Fedcom Civil War, a group of Heimdall operatives assisted a group of agents loyalists to Victor Davion, in their search of proofs about Katherine Steiner-Davion's complicity in her mother's assassination.[9]

OrganizationEdit

Very few is knew about the group's organization, but it appears they were divided in sleeping cells distributed everywhere. One of them was in Poulsbo and another bigger group, with their own JumpShip, the Bifrost, operated from a hidden base in an asteroid, in kuritan space, on Styk, financing themselves realizing independent works.[10] As they were the loyal opposition, ironically, Heimdall members were some of the most loyal defenders to the lyran state, receiving assistance and funds from sympathizers, like Simon Johnson, leader of the CIL and dukes of Arc-Royal and Donegal, Arthur Luvon and Morgan Kell.[11]


Known MembersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 A Guide to Covert Ops, p. 103, "Heimdall"
  2. Warrior: Coupé chapter 99
  3. Warrior: Coupé P. 310
  4. Warrior: Coupé p. 100
  5. Warrior: en Garde p. 41
  6. Warrior: En Garde P. 365
  7. Warrior: Coupé P. 166
  8. Warrior: Coupé p. 21
  9. Endgame p. 67
  10. Warrior: En Garde P. 364
  11. Warrior: Coupé P. 344

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