Xoralundra was an Idiran who saw action during the Idiran-Culture War. He was killed during the Battle of the Twin Novae.[1]

Biography[edit | edit source]

Early Career[edit | edit source]

One of his early positions of responsibility in the Idiran military was as a Combat Logistics Officer. Xoralundra transferred to Intelligence and met Horza. During the war, he was a a warrior priest of the Four-Souls tributary sect of Farn-Idir, and the spy-father Querl of the 93rd Fleet.[1]

Sorpen[edit | edit source]

Main article: Raid on Sorpen

As the spy-father Querl, Xoralundra was aboard The Hand of God 137 to oversee the recovery of Horza, and the capture of Balveda, from Sorpen. This was to facilitate a mission to Schar's World to capture a Culture Mind. With Horza rescued the spy-father ordered the ship's captain to expedite withdrawal from the system by abandoning the deployed gun-platforms.[2]

Before The Hand of God 137 could withdraw so it was engaged, heavily damaged, and captured by GCU Nervous Energy. Xoralundra and two officers escaped capture but landed on Sorpen and were interned briefly by the Gerontocracy of Sorpen. They were released for a nominal ransom upon the arrival of the 93rd Fleet.[1]

Later Career[edit | edit source]

Xoralundra remained in Intelligence until sometime after 1357 CE, when the Second Voluntary Purge took place. Having survived the Purge he returned to the role of Combat Logistics Officer and served in that capacity until killed at the Battle of the Twin Novae.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Consider Phlebas, Dramatis personae
  2. Consider Phlebas, chapter 2
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