Infinity: Haqqislam Sekban Special Naval Unit
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The Sekban Unit was created by the Sultan as a regular
voluntary corps to serve as a defense force for Haqqislamite orbitals
and caravansaries. The voluntary character of the unit was the reason it
received the name of the old irregular musketeer regiments of the
Ottoman Empire, which also used volunteer troops. Initially, the Sekban
were a garrison unit, without a calling or training as an elite force.
Its members were expected by the High Command and the general population
to serve as a deterrent for pirates and raiders, and little more. But
that changed with the tragic events of the Silk Revolts. When dissident
Silk traders turned against the government after Hachib Mudassar decreed
strict fiscal reforms, and used their vast resources to hire
mercenaries to consolidate their power base, the Sekban remained firm
and loyal. All the money in the hands of those who wanted to establish a
plutocracy and oppress their families and neighbors could not buy the
loyalty of a corps steeped in Haqqislamite ideals and with a duty to
1 Sekban (Boarding Shotgun)
1 Sekban (Spitfire)
1 Sekban (AP Rifle)
1 Sekban (Chain-colt)
Miniatures are supplied unpainted. Preparation and assembly may be required.