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'''Apollyon''' - [[31st Century]] Military Commander & Sub-faction leader in [[Word of Blake]].  
 
'''Apollyon''' - [[31st Century]] Military Commander & Sub-faction leader in [[Word of Blake]].  
  
Apollyon was a mysterious "Ascended" cybernetic warrior of the Word of Blake's elite [[Manei Domini]], whom he commanded all the Manei Domini Shadow Divisions in name of the ''[[Thomas Marik|Master]]''.  As Precentor of Manei Domini, he considered to controlling authority to whom may be allowed to Ascend into becoming named Manei Domini warrior of high ranks. He been given the informal title of the Prince of Scars.
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Apollyon was a mysterious "Ascended" cybernetic warrior of the Word of Blake's elite [[Manei Domini]] and commanded all the Manei Domini Shadow Divisions in name of the ''[[Thomas Marik|Master]]''.  As Precentor of the Manei Domini he was considered the single controlling authority allowed to introduce Ascendants into becoming named Manei Domini warriors of high ranks. He had been given the informal title of the Prince of Scars.
  
 
==Personality==
 
==Personality==
He is fanatical to the cause of the ''Master'' and Word of Blake. He views himself above frail non-augmented humans. However, he determines to protect them by any means, not unlike samurai or knight.<ref>''Jihad Hot Spots: 3076'', p. 87 - "The Hanging Threat - Conversation recorded between Apollyon and Naamah reveals his feelings on Manei Domini duty toward humans".</ref>  He seem himself the guiding father of the Manei Domini. Many believe due to his lack of greed and ambition that he is insane.
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He was fanatical to both the cause of the ''Master'' and the Word of Blake. He considered himself far above frail non-augmented humans. However, he was determined to protect them by any means, not unlike a samurai or a knight.<ref>''Jihad Hot Spots: 3076'', p. 87 - "The Hanging Threat - Conversation recorded between Apollyon and Naamah reveals his feelings on Manei Domini duty toward humans".</ref>  He saw himself as the guiding father of the Manei Domini. Many believe that due to his lack of greed and ambition he could be called insane.
  
 
==Appearance==
 
==Appearance==
He seems to always be wearing hooded red acolyte’s robe, with gold trim. Both his legs, one of his arms, and right side face been replaced with cybernetics implants. He noted for his flesh being of cocoa like colored.   
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He seemed to always be wearing a hooded red acolyte’s robe with gold trim. Both his legs, one of his arms, and the right side of his face had been replaced with cybernetics implants. His flesh was noted to be of cocoa-like color.   
  
 
==Character History==
 
==Character History==
  
Much of Apollyon's past is mystery to general public, however intelligence agencies believes he is a former native of lost world of [[Jardine]]. One of the Word of Blake's five hidden worlds, which is suspected he was its leader.<ref>''Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents'', p. 81 - "Apollyon profile - Apollyon suspected being native and leader of the Lost world of Jardine".</ref>     
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Much of Apollyon's past is a mystery to general public, however intelligence agencies believe that he was a former native of the lost world of [[Jardine]], one of the Word of Blake's five hidden worlds, and the leader of that planet too.<ref>''Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents'', p. 81 - "Apollyon profile - Apollyon suspected being native and leader of the Lost world of Jardine".</ref>     
  
During the beginning throws of the Jihad, he led the hunt for Doctor Brooklyn Stevens, whom had discovered the location of Jardine.
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During the beginning throws of the Jihad, he led the hunt for Doctor Brooklyn Stevens, who had discovered the location of Jardine.
  
On August [[3071]], Free Worlds League government gives control of [[Gibson]] to Apollyon.<ref>''Jihad Hot Spots: 3076'', p. 17 - timeline - "9th August Apollyon given named control of the world of Gibson".</ref>  After taking control of planet, he created massive command and control complex which became headquarters for his Shadow Divisions.
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On August [[3071]], Free Worlds League government gave control over [[Gibson]] to Apollyon.<ref>''Jihad Hot Spots: 3076'', p. 17 - timeline - "9th August Apollyon given named control of the world of Gibson".</ref>  After taking control of the planet he created massive command and control complex which became the headquarters for his Shadow Divisions.
  
In February [[3074]], Apollyon leads the 52nd Division on [[Bolan]] where he directs his people to destroying the capital. The fighting against the [[Brion's Legion]], prevents him from killing planetary leader, Duke Umayr. After sacking the capital city, he then orders the execution of the planetary nobility.<ref>''Jihad Hot Spots: 3076'', p. 14 - "Brion’s Legion Saves Duke Umayr" <<file BOLTIMES.200274.vol2a>> - New except of Apollyon's unit actions on Bolton.</ref>
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In February [[3074]], Apollyon lead the 52nd Division to [[Bolan]] where he directed his people to destroy the capital of the planet. The fighting against the [[Brion's Legion]] prevented him from killing the planetary leader, Duke Umayr. After sacking the capital city he ordered the execution of the planetary nobility.<ref>''Jihad Hot Spots: 3076'', p. 14 - "Brion’s Legion Saves Duke Umayr" <<file BOLTIMES.200274.vol2a>> - New except of Apollyon's unit actions on Bolton.</ref>
  
During 3075, Precentor Cameron St. Jamais send series of transmissions to Apollyon demanding why the Shadow Divisions are attacking his worlds. Apollyon only replies only the worthy will be allowed to survive and that Master trusts him Jamais to hold Terra against their enemies.<ref>''Jihad Hot Spots: 3076'', p. 50 - Feuding Children - "Garble transmission between Apollyon and Precentor St. Jamais".</ref>
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During 3075 Precentor Cameron St. Jamais had send a series of transmissions to Apollyon, demanding to know why the Shadow Divisions were attacking his worlds. Apollyon simply replied that only the worthy would be allowed to survive and that the Master trusts him, Jamais, to hold Terra against their enemies.<ref>''Jihad Hot Spots: 3076'', p. 50 - Feuding Children - "Garble transmission between Apollyon and Precentor St. Jamais".</ref>
In early 3076, Apollyon called for meeting of the "Captain-General" from the [[Principality of Regulus]], calling for a ceasefire between the two. In April, Apollyon arrived with task force for meeting with Prince of Regulus.  He found that Prince Kirc Cameron-Jones has been replaced by his son, [[Titus Cameron-Jones]].  In his meeting on [[Regulus]]'s capital city spaceport,   he delivered an ultimatum to new Prince, the crimes of his father, especially his attack against Gibson would no longer be tolerated.  Stating all of Regulus would pay the price should they conduct any actions outside their borders, be by proxy or themselves. They would know the full fury of the ''Master''.  As he waited the answer to his ultimatum, the Prince's wife had snipers try to shoot him. However, Apollyon's escort troopers took a number of shots for him. Regulan commandos then emerged from DropShips and attempted to assassinate Apollyon however almost immediately after the shooting started, He orders his [[Level II]] of invisible mimetic armour Battle Armour equipped body guards reveal themselves, forming a ring around him. The commandos were however quickly killed by the Level II of guards. Apollyon then approached Prince & Princess, telling Michelle Cameron-Jones, he would have been disappointed if she had not tried something. He then using his augmented voice addresses the whole Regulan delegation and soldiers, stating how dare they try to attack him. Apollyon then states that he must give a demonstration of what will happen if they do heed his ultimatum. Apollyon orders one his battle armour clad warriors to grab the Prince's left fore-arm ad holding him aloft for all to see, shatters it. He again asks the Prince Titus if he understands he can crush his frail bones as easily as he can crush his fail nation. The Prince in serious pain, is able to give his response, he understands.<ref>''Jihad Hot Spots: 3076'', pp. 4-7 - "Sins of Our Father" (short story).</ref>  
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In early 3076, Apollyon asked for a meeting with the "Captain-General" of the [[Principality of Regulus]], calling for a ceasefire between the two. In April, Apollyon arrived with a task force for meeting with the Prince of Regulus.  He found that Prince Kirc Cameron-Jones had been replaced by his son, [[Titus Cameron-Jones]].  In the meeting on [[Regulus]]'s capital city spaceport, he delivered an ultimatum to the new Prince, stating that the crimes of his father, especially his attack against Gibson, would no longer be tolerated, proclaiming that all of Regulus would pay the price should they conduct any actions outside their borders, be it by proxy or by themselves. They would get to know the full fury of the ''Master''.  As he awaited the answer to his ultimatum, the Prince's wife had snipers try to shoot him. However, Apollyon's escort troopers took a number of shots for him. Regulan commandos then emerged from DropShips and attempted to assassinate Apollyon, however almost immediately after the shooting started, he ordered his [[Level II]] of invisible mimetic Battle Armour body guards to reveal themselves, forming a ring around him. The commandos were quickly killed by the Level II of guards. Apollyon then approached the Prince & Princess, telling Michelle Cameron-Jones he would have been disappointed if she had not tried something. He then addressed the whole Regulan delegation and soldiers using his augmented voice, asking how they could dare trying to attack him. Apollyon continues that he must give a demonstration of what will happen if they do heed his ultimatum. Apollyon orders one his battle armour clad warriors to grab the Prince's left fore-arm ad holding him aloft for all to see, shatters it. He again asks the Prince Titus if he understands he can crush his frail bones as easily as he can crush his fail nation. The Prince, in serious pain, is able to give his response, confirming that he understands.<ref>''Jihad Hot Spots: 3076'', pp. 4-7 - "Sins of Our Father" (short story).</ref>  
  
Word of the destruction of the [[Ventura]] prototype WarShip reaches Apollyon. Once its clear Regulan forces were involved with its destruction, he then orders, [[Naamah]] to send person visceral message to Prince Titus.<ref>''Jihad Hot Spots: 3076'', p. 87 - The Hanging Threat - "Apollyon orders Naamah to punish Titus for destruction of the Venture".</ref>  Which turns to be the murder of his wife Michelle with her unborn child.<ref>''Masters and Minions: The StarCorps Dossiers'', p.?? "Titus Cameron-Jones"</ref>
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later, word of the destruction of the [[Ventura]] prototype WarShip reached Apollyon. Once its clear Regulan forces were involved with its destruction, he orders [[Naamah]] to send a personal visceral message to Prince Titus,<ref>''Jihad Hot Spots: 3076'', p. 87 - The Hanging Threat - "Apollyon orders Naamah to punish Titus for destruction of the Venture".</ref>  which turns out to be the murder of his wife Michelle and her unborn child.<ref>''Masters and Minions: The StarCorps Dossiers'', p.?? "Titus Cameron-Jones"</ref>
  
 
==Titles and Ranks==
 
==Titles and Ranks==
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==Notes==
 
==Notes==
* He a noted pilot of a modified ''[[Shootist]]'' BattleMech.
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* He is a noted pilot of a modified ''[[Shootist]]'' BattleMech.
 
* Although nominally based on Gibson, it is apparent from many sources that Apollyon travelled extensively during the Jihad. For example, it is indicated that he traveled to [[Terra]] for the induction of new officers to the Manei Domini, as in the case of [[Berith]]. <ref>''[[Starterbook: Wolf and Blake]]'' page 6</ref>
 
* Although nominally based on Gibson, it is apparent from many sources that Apollyon travelled extensively during the Jihad. For example, it is indicated that he traveled to [[Terra]] for the induction of new officers to the Manei Domini, as in the case of [[Berith]]. <ref>''[[Starterbook: Wolf and Blake]]'' page 6</ref>
  

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Apollyon - 31st Century Military Commander & Sub-faction leader in Word of Blake.

Apollyon was a mysterious "Ascended" cybernetic warrior of the Word of Blake's elite Manei Domini and commanded all the Manei Domini Shadow Divisions in name of the Master. As Precentor of the Manei Domini he was considered the single controlling authority allowed to introduce Ascendants into becoming named Manei Domini warriors of high ranks. He had been given the informal title of the Prince of Scars.

Personality

He was fanatical to both the cause of the Master and the Word of Blake. He considered himself far above frail non-augmented humans. However, he was determined to protect them by any means, not unlike a samurai or a knight.[1] He saw himself as the guiding father of the Manei Domini. Many believe that due to his lack of greed and ambition he could be called insane.

Appearance

He seemed to always be wearing a hooded red acolyte’s robe with gold trim. Both his legs, one of his arms, and the right side of his face had been replaced with cybernetics implants. His flesh was noted to be of cocoa-like color.

Character History

Much of Apollyon's past is a mystery to general public, however intelligence agencies believe that he was a former native of the lost world of Jardine, one of the Word of Blake's five hidden worlds, and the leader of that planet too.[2]

During the beginning throws of the Jihad, he led the hunt for Doctor Brooklyn Stevens, who had discovered the location of Jardine.

On August 3071, Free Worlds League government gave control over Gibson to Apollyon.[3] After taking control of the planet he created massive command and control complex which became the headquarters for his Shadow Divisions.

In February 3074, Apollyon lead the 52nd Division to Bolan where he directed his people to destroy the capital of the planet. The fighting against the Brion's Legion prevented him from killing the planetary leader, Duke Umayr. After sacking the capital city he ordered the execution of the planetary nobility.[4]

During 3075 Precentor Cameron St. Jamais had send a series of transmissions to Apollyon, demanding to know why the Shadow Divisions were attacking his worlds. Apollyon simply replied that only the worthy would be allowed to survive and that the Master trusts him, Jamais, to hold Terra against their enemies.[5] In early 3076, Apollyon asked for a meeting with the "Captain-General" of the Principality of Regulus, calling for a ceasefire between the two. In April, Apollyon arrived with a task force for meeting with the Prince of Regulus. He found that Prince Kirc Cameron-Jones had been replaced by his son, Titus Cameron-Jones. In the meeting on Regulus's capital city spaceport, he delivered an ultimatum to the new Prince, stating that the crimes of his father, especially his attack against Gibson, would no longer be tolerated, proclaiming that all of Regulus would pay the price should they conduct any actions outside their borders, be it by proxy or by themselves. They would get to know the full fury of the Master. As he awaited the answer to his ultimatum, the Prince's wife had snipers try to shoot him. However, Apollyon's escort troopers took a number of shots for him. Regulan commandos then emerged from DropShips and attempted to assassinate Apollyon, however almost immediately after the shooting started, he ordered his Level II of invisible mimetic Battle Armour body guards to reveal themselves, forming a ring around him. The commandos were quickly killed by the Level II of guards. Apollyon then approached the Prince & Princess, telling Michelle Cameron-Jones he would have been disappointed if she had not tried something. He then addressed the whole Regulan delegation and soldiers using his augmented voice, asking how they could dare trying to attack him. Apollyon continues that he must give a demonstration of what will happen if they do heed his ultimatum. Apollyon orders one his battle armour clad warriors to grab the Prince's left fore-arm ad holding him aloft for all to see, shatters it. He again asks the Prince Titus if he understands he can crush his frail bones as easily as he can crush his fail nation. The Prince, in serious pain, is able to give his response, confirming that he understands.[6]

later, word of the destruction of the Ventura prototype WarShip reached Apollyon. Once its clear Regulan forces were involved with its destruction, he orders Naamah to send a personal visceral message to Prince Titus,[7] which turns out to be the murder of his wife Michelle and her unborn child.[8]

Titles and Ranks

Precentor Apollyon in Action

The Commanding Officer of the 52nd Shadow Division.


Preceded by
?????
Precentor Manei Domini
306? – 308?



Succeeded by
None


Preceded by
Sir Paul Masters
Count of Gibson
3071 – 30??



Succeeded by
None
The original imagine of Apollyon from Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents

Notes

  • He is a noted pilot of a modified Shootist BattleMech.
  • Although nominally based on Gibson, it is apparent from many sources that Apollyon travelled extensively during the Jihad. For example, it is indicated that he traveled to Terra for the induction of new officers to the Manei Domini, as in the case of Berith. [9]

References

  1. Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, p. 87 - "The Hanging Threat - Conversation recorded between Apollyon and Naamah reveals his feelings on Manei Domini duty toward humans".
  2. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 81 - "Apollyon profile - Apollyon suspected being native and leader of the Lost world of Jardine".
  3. Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, p. 17 - timeline - "9th August Apollyon given named control of the world of Gibson".
  4. Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, p. 14 - "Brion’s Legion Saves Duke Umayr" <<file BOLTIMES.200274.vol2a>> - New except of Apollyon's unit actions on Bolton.
  5. Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, p. 50 - Feuding Children - "Garble transmission between Apollyon and Precentor St. Jamais".
  6. Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, pp. 4-7 - "Sins of Our Father" (short story).
  7. Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, p. 87 - The Hanging Threat - "Apollyon orders Naamah to punish Titus for destruction of the Venture".
  8. Masters and Minions: The StarCorps Dossiers, p.?? "Titus Cameron-Jones"
  9. Starterbook: Wolf and Blake page 6

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