Tara Campbell

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Tara Campbell (b. 3104[1] - d. ????) was the daughter of Colonel Jon Campbell and Senator Moelene Jaffries-Campbell. She was born "off-planet" (where is unknown) but she grew up on Northwind, attending the Northwind Military Academy. She is described as attractive and petite. She has spiked, platinum-blond hair[2], blue eyes and a fair complexion.[3]

Tara Campbell

Character History[edit]

When she was a young girl, she was a poster child for the Diplomatic Youth Corps.[1]

After the passing of her parents, she became the Countess of Northwind as well as the Commanding Officer of the Northwind Highlanders. As the CO of the Highlanders, she has lead the defense of her homeworld twice against Anastasia Kerensky and her Steel Wolves as well as the defense of Terra. She has defended multiple Republic planets from multiple threats that wish to tear apart the very fabric of what she believes in. She does this all from the cockpit of her trusted Hatchetman.

Once Fortress Republic was enacted, Tara took whatever forces she had that were outside of the fortress walls and arrived within the territory of the Remnant on Callison. The Highlanders along with Kristoff Erbe's Knights have built a strong force for the defense of the values of The Republic.[1]


Her efforts on Sadalbari after Earned her the nickname, the "Angel of Sadalbari".[4]

Prefect of Prefecture III[edit]

After initially declining this post in favor of the more experienced Duchess Katana Tormark, Campbell was finally promoted to Prefect of Prefecture III when Tormark renounced the Republic and founded the Dragon's Fury. Before switching allegiances to the Combine, Campbell had valued Tormark so much that her treason would even haunt the new Prefect in her dreams.[5]


Tara Campbell was nearly captured by forces from Clan Jade Falcon on Galatea in 3144; the Duchess had been cut off by Jade Falcon Elementals on two flanks during a particularly brutal battle outside Galatean City when a scratch battalion of Republic Remnant forces consisting largely of battle armor and JI2A1 Attack APCs surprised the Jade Falcons. Striking from the Falcons' rear, the Republic Remnant forces killed a number of Elementals using tandem-charge missiles - one noted gunner on a JI2A1, Sergeant Bryan Charles accounted for three Falcon Elementals single-handedly - before launching a savage battlesuit-to-battelsuit clash that gave the Duchess time to escape.[6]


Preceded by
Katana Tormark
Prefect of Prefecture III

Succeeded by


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Era Report: 3145 p. 86 "Tara Campbell profile"
  2. A Silence in the Heavens, p.30
  3. A Silence in the Heavens, p.59
  4. A Silence in the Heavens, p.45
  5. A Silence in the Heavens, p.??[citation needed]
  6. Technical Readout: 3145 Federated Suns, p. 14, "J12A1 Attack APC"