Antioch Bell

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Antioch Bell
Born: ????
Died: ????
Affiliation Federated Commonwealth, Mercenary

Antioch Bell is known for being a member of the Black Thorns mercenary unit. [1]

Early History[edit]

Antioch Bell served in the Twenty Sixth Lyran Guards of the Armed Forces of the Federated Commonwealth for seven years.[2] He was dismissed out of the unit for knowing about a crime and doing nothing about it. [3] He then joined with his former company mates, under an ex-officer, Hauptmann Salander Morgain, and traveled to Borghese in hopes of forming a mercenary unit. [4]


In 3055 on Borghese, he met Jeremiah Rose, commander of the Black Thorns, after they had become the garrison force on the planet, and Rose was needing a scout, Salander sent Bell to help. [5] After the Preservantionists, a pro-clan faction [6], caused incidents were there problems on Borghese. Salander and his men, including Bell were sent to hunt down the Black Thorns and eventually caught up to them and a battle ensued[7]. Bell saved Rose’s life when he turned on Morgain and killed him with a shot to the cockpit of Morgain’s Marauder II. [8]. Bell then detailed Morgain’s plans with the Preservationists and invitations to Clan Jade Falcon forces. [9] Bell was then invited to join the Black Thorns.[10]

Member of The Black Thorns[edit]

Bell and the Black Thorns then fought against Clan Jade Falcon Forces, [11] and these forces have since been identified as the Ninth Talon. [12] After the Black Thorns completed their contract on Borghese, they took employment with the Draconis Combine, they were sent to Wolcott as a garrison unit.[13] Bell became assigned to the command lance, as Rose’s bodyguard. [14] Bell was on the mission to Courchevel and survived the fighting there against Clan Nova Cat.[15]


Antioch bell fought in a Banshee on Borghese and Courchevel. [16][17]


  1. Main Event, p. 296
  2. Main Event, p. 228
  3. Main Event, p. 205
  4. Main Event, p. 285
  5. Main Event, p. 228
  6. Main Event, p. 237
  7. Main Event, pp. 272-282
  8. Main Event, pp. 281-2822
  9. Main Event, p. 287
  10. Main Event, p. 296
  11. Main Event, p. 305-330
  12. The Black Thorns, pp. 6-7, 28-32
  13. D.R.T., p. 45
  14. D.R.T., p. 114
  15. D.R.T., p. 275
  16. Main Event, pp. 281-282
  17. D.R.T., p. 140