Dismal Disinherited

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Dismal Disinherited
The Dismal Disinherited
Unit Profile (as of 3067)
CO General Terrence Krieger
Disbanded 3069
JumpShips yes
DropShips yes
Aerospace yes
Armor yes
Infantry yes


The Dismal Disinherited formed after the First Succession War from former Capellan Confederation Armed Forces soldiers with roots in the Star League Defense Force. The CCAF hunted the new mercenary unit, which found a safe haven in the Free Worlds League. The brigade maintained its strength through the two decades long heavy fighting through the addition of family members and soldiers who left Free Worlds League Military service.

The brigade went to work Lyran Commonwealth Armed Forces after their contract with the League expires, subsequently working for the Federated Commonwealth and later the Federated Suns. In 3050 the entire brigade was assigned to the Federated Commonwealth's Qanatir Command along the Lyran/Free Worlds League border.[1]

The Second Regiment had been stationed on Tall Trees in 3067, but shipped to Outreach after the Blakist assault on Wolf's Dragoons in October; the Second regiment arrived during November. The Second Regiment (erroneously reported as the First Regiment in some cases[2]) then participated in the Allied Mercenary Command's disastrous assault on Mars in 3067 as part of Task Force Vengeance and was reported to have been destroyed along with the other elements of the Task Force on the 8th of December.[3] The First Regiment joined the defenders called up on Outreach after the first Blakist attack, only to be destroyed by the Word of Blake when they retaliated for the attack on Mars.[2]

Burton's Brigade had been mauled on Hall during the transfer of Hall into the Free Worlds League and subsequently the command dissolved with the death of Elly Burton, commanding officer of Burton's Brigade. The survivors from Burton's Brigade merged into the Third Dismal Disinherited.[2] The Third Regiment participated in an AMC attack on Talitha on 8 December 3069, together with the survivors from Burton's Brigade,[4] but were overpowered by the Blakists and their mercenary forces; the Third was destroyed before it could escape from the planet.[2]

The destruction of the Dismal Disinherited was confirmed in 3081.[5]


In 3050 the unit was commanded by General Salvador Lyly.[1] General Terrence Krieger is a seasoned officer and inspiring leader who commands the entire brigade.


The Regiment's support structure has the ability to meet all the Brigade's technical demands. The technical staff are highly skilled in the repair of the worst damage imaginable. The common soldiers can act as astechs to free up the techs for the important repairs. The unit has access to DropShips and JumpShips.

One of the JumpShips operated by the Dismal Disinherited, the Invader-class Star Burner, was purchased from the Federated Suns in the aftermath of the Fourth Succession War. The Star Burner was a ship on which a number of the original members of the Dismal Disinherited had served before they left Capellan service to form the mercenary brigade.[6]

Composition History[edit]


Dismal Disinherited (3 Regiments/Regular/Reliable)

  • CO: General Ivan Fontral [7]


Dismal Disinherited

1st Dismal Disinherited (Regiment/Veteran/Reliable)[8]
2nd Dismal Disinherited (Regiment/Regular/Reliable)[8]
3rd Dismal Disinherited (Regiment/Green/Reliable)[8]


Dismal Disinherited

1st Dismal Disinherited (Regiment/Regular/Reliable)[1]
2nd Dismal Disinherited (Regiment/Regular/Questionable)[1]
3rd Dismal Disinherited (Regiment/Green/Questionable)[1]



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 20 Year Update, p. 28
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Mercenaries Supplemental Update, p. 12, "The Rolls of Honor"
  3. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 44, "The Jihad In Review"
  4. Blake Ascending, p. 239
  5. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 119, "Allied Mercenary Command"
  6. Field Manual: Mercenaries Revised, p. 61, "The Dismal Disinherited"
  7. 7.0 7.1 House Davion (The Federated Suns), p.137
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Historical: War of 3039 , p. 140