The Phobetor Wars
The Federal Revolution has its beginnings in the Phobetor Wars, a series of dynastic conflicts which consumed the Phobetor Sector. The Phobetor Sector was once the Phobetor Empire, a large interstellar empire that existed on the Scutum-Centaurus Arm, opposite the core of the Third Empire. The Empire defeated the Phobetor, and the Phobetor swore fealty to the House of Dondrukov with most of their possessions intact.
Prior to the Federal Revolution, the Phobetor Sector was ruled by House Merezh. King Zedan III, the patriarch of the house, was a popular and powerful leader, both with the Imperial court and his people. However, the power of the Phobetor Sector was envied by his sector neighbors, and he was thus at the heart of intrigue in the region. To appease his rivals, Zedan III married off his twin sons – Kovak and Thashir – to women from the second and third most powerful houses in the region. Kovak and Thashir both desired the throne, and under t