The Center for State Security (or CSS) was a secretive Terran Confederacy organization.

Senator Canon tried to unearth its secrets. In 2496, in order to keep their secrets, Center employee Leonid Celsus dispatched a ghost to assassinate Canon, framing his bodyguard Nuura Joss for the deed.

Joss survived and pleaded guilty to the crime. A somewhat surprised Celsus planned to later manipulate her in prison.[1]

In early 2499, Tamsen Cauley was ordered to attend to a "sensitive" matter. A battlecruiser, the Hephaestus, had been carrying zerg organisms, but the creatures had gotten out. The crew had called for help, but Cauley was ordered to send a "maximum deniable" team to take care of the matter. Cauley ordered the War Pigs, a band of disposable outlaw soldiers, to meet him there. He ordered them to destroy the Hephaestus.[2]

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  1. Furman, Simon (w), Federico Dallocchio (p, i), Carlos D'Anda (p, i). "StarCraft #5" StarCraft 1 (5) (October 28, 2009) DC Comics (Wildstorm).
  2. Furman, Simon (w), Federico Dallocchio (p, i). "StarCraft #0" StarCraft (July 27, 2010) DC Comics (Wildstorm).
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