GTD Bastion

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General

Class: GTD Orion In service: The Great War, Second Shivan incursion Commander: Admiral Sheena (The Great War) First appeared: Clash of the Titans (FS1) Fate: Destroyed in cutscene between Clash of the Titans II and Apocalypse Fighter squadrons: 53rd Hammerheads (more possible, but unknown)

Ship History

It is unknown when or where the GTD Bestion was first deployed, all is known that the Bastion took major part in the Great War after the GTD Galatea was destroyed at Vasuda.

The Bastion took part in the defence of the Vasuda system, but had to be withdrawn because of the threat caused by the SD Lucifer. Fighter wings deployed from the Bastion were pivotal in the protection of the evacuation transports, fleeing from the Vasudan homeworld.

After the weakness was discovered on the SD Lucifer, the Bastion was the only destroyer available that could accomplish the task. The original plan was that the Bastion should have closer in on at the SD Lucifer in subspace and assist the pilots in their job of destroying the reactors.

The plan did not work as planned, the Lucifer was too far away for the Orion-class destroyer to catch up, so she had to sortie the fighter wings, who chased the Lucifer inside subspace and accomplished their task. Because the Bastion was so slow that she could not jump inside the subspace corridor before the Lucifer was destroyed, she remained available, and in active service during the Second Great War.

Thirty-two years later, when the Second Great War was close to an end, Galactic Terran-Vasudan Alliance Command equiped the Bastion with Meson bombs to collapse the jump node leading to Vega, from Capella. The Bastion was remote-detonated while she was entering the subspace corridor, immediately collapsing the jump node.