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Wolf Hunters

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This article is about the mercenary unit. For the novel, see Wolf Hunters (novel).
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Wolf Hunters
Unit Profile (as of 3135)
CO Alpha Dragan Fletcher[1]
JumpShips Yes
DropShips Yes
Aerospace Yes
Armor Yes
Infantry Yes

OverviewEdit

Founded by then Steel Wolves leader Anastasia Kerensky when she was dissatisfied by the state of the Steel Wolves. This led to the splintering Clan of unworthy members, what remains of the Steel Wolves in July 3135.

HistoryEdit

The Hunters were hired to stop the Wolf Empire invasion of the Lyran Commonwealth in 3143, by Duke Vedet Brewer.[2] Lead by Anastasia, they defeat the Wolves on planets Hollabrunn, Senftenberg, Dar-es-Salaam, and Mariefred, stopping the Wolf offensive.[3] Their victory on the planet Hyde was a short one: they forced the Wolves to retreat, but after the Hunters left the planet, Alaric Wolf took the planet easily. But their luck changed on Smolnik. There, Alaric uncovered a plan by Anastasia to turn a city into a trap. Expecting to finally kill Alaric, he defused the trap by gassing the city, putting the civilians and soldiers to sleep. Despite the fact that Anastasia killed Verena Wolf, lover and Alaric's second-in-command, Alaric defeated Kerensky and claimed her as a bondswoman afterward.

Two-thirds of the Wolf Hunters mercenary unit were either captured or killed, neutralizing them as a threat permanently.[4] However, the remnant of their group joined the Lyran defense of Tharkad against Clan Jade Falcon and Clan Wolf attack. 3146 found the Hunters still at the service of the Lyrans, but when their former leader, Anastasia Kerensky, now new Clan Wolf saKhan, extended to her former unit an invitation to join Clan Wolf, and the Hunters unanimously acquiesced, leaving Lyran space to Wolf Empire space. The status of the mercenaries in the Empire is unknown.[5]

OfficersEdit

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the Wolf Hunters
Alpha Dragan Fletcher 3145[1]

TacticsEdit

Unknown.

Composition HistoryEdit

3145Edit

Wolf Hunters (Veteran/Questionable)[1]

  • CO: Alpha Dragan Fletcher[1]
As of 3145 the Wolf Hunters were a "B"-rated mercenary command operating at eighty-five percent of full strength, and were stationed in the Cameron system in the Lyran Commonwealth.[1]

Color SchemeEdit

The Wolf Hunters use gunmetal gray with a red-tinted cockpit glass.[6][7]

NotesEdit

The Wolf Hunters as of 3137 consisted of a Company of heavy and medium 'Mechs, one company of mobile artillery, and a fast attack company consisting of light 'Mechs and small infantry carriers.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Field Manual: 3145, p. 182, "Notable Mercenary Forces - Lyran Commonwealth"
  2. A Bonfire of Worlds, p. 151
  3. A Bonfire of Worlds p. 159
  4. A Bonfire of Worlds, p. 217
  5. Shattered Fortress, p. 24
  6. A Bonfire of Worlds, ch. 12
  7. MWDA: Miniatures
  8. Wolf Hunters, p. ???

BibliographyEdit