13th Arcturan Guards

Insignia of the Arcturan Guards brigade
Thirteenth Arcturan Guards
Unit Profile (as of 2765)
Nickname Archon's Sword[1]
Parent Formation Arcturan Guards


The Thirteenth Arcturan Guards was founded after the initial founding of the Arcturan Guards brigade, and in common with the later-founded regiments, didn't bear a name based upon a Muse from mythology.[1]

Star League Era[edit]

Like the other regiments of the Arcturan Guard, the Thirteenth struggled with boredom and ennui during the closing years of the Star League era; the Star League Defense Force acted as an effective deterrent in the main, making large-scale military deployments for the Thirteenth a rarity, and leaving the regiment to occupy itself with training exercises and garrison duty.[1]

The Thirteenth took their unit logo from the Zeus Burger restaurant chain, and the chain nearly brought a lawsuit against the Lyran Commonwealth Armed Forces as a consequence. In the end, Zeus Burger decided to embrace the publicity that the Thirteenth brought when using the smiling face of Zeus from the chain as their logo, and agreed to cross-promote with the regiment. Zeus Burger added the "Arcturan Shake" – advertised as being a "liquefied cinnamon roll" – to their menu, where it remained a fixture at least as late as 2765.[1]

Composition History[edit]


  • Thirteenth Arcturan Guards (Veteran/Reliable)[2]
- At this point in time the Thirteenth were stationed on Gunzburg.[2]


  • The Thirteenth Arcturan Guards appear to have been casualties of the Succession Wars.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Field Report: Lyran Commonwealth 2765, p. 8-9, "Arcturan Guards"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Field Report: Lyran Commonwealth 2765, p. 9, "Regimental Status"