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During the Earth Alliance Civil War, Captain Eckland, commanding the EAS Furies, was part of the task force sent to blockade Proxima III during the Earth Alliance Civil War by EA President Morgan Clark.
During the Battle of Proxima III, she refused orders from Fleet Command Captain Trevor Hall of the EAS Heracles to turn and engage the White Star fleet. To determine her status, John Sheridan approached the Furies, informing her that if she did not make any attempt to fire or target his vessel, he would treat them as non-hostiles. She decided not to answer, and was declared a non-combatant.
After the battle, Captain Eckland met Sheridan with the other captains on the White Star 2 and heard his case. Along with the others, she decided to defect, and to keep the Furies at Proxima III to defend the planet in the event Clark's forces would try and retake it.
At some point, however, the Furies was seized by the loyalists. Captain Eckland's fate is unknown.
Notes[edit | edit source]
The name of her ship, the Furies, caused confusion in the German dub of the series. "Furies" was misunderstood as the plural of the Earth Alliance fighters, the Starfuries, therefore it came to the impression that Captain Eckland has somewhat like the command over all Starfuries in the blockade.