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The Koprulu Liberation Front is a terran rebel army involved in a bitter struggle with the Terran Dominion, years after the death of the second Overmind.[1] They are rumored to have a base on Abaddon.[2]

HistoryEdit

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A KLF soldier

The New Sydney IncidentEdit

Main article: Battle of New Sydney

The KLF attacked New Sydney, site of an advanced Terran Dominion munitions factory. The KLF troops had access to new munitions and sensor equipment, and could hold the plant employees hostage. Their local leader, Valley Johanssen, waited six days for her reinforcements, who were taking a less-traveled route to avoid the Dominion, to arrive at New Sydney. She planned to take over the planet, which would be the KLF's greatest victory to date.

Unfortunately for her, Dominion Emperor Arcturus Mengsk was spooked by the take-over, which indicated a flaw in Dominion intelligence. He sent one of his best ghost agents, Nova, to rectify the situation, along with the Annihilators as backup. Nova was ordered to minimize casualties so they could be interrogated by the Dominion.

Although there were impressive defenses, such as winding tunnels and state-of-the-art weaponry stolen by the KLF, they were mostly bypassed by Nova.

Realizing that she had been defeated, Johanssen tried to commit suicide by stabbing herself in the heart, but was stopped by Nova.[3]

The Odin FrameEdit

In 2503,[4] the Umojan Protectorate blamed at least one of its secret attacks on the Dominion on the KLF.[5]

StarCraft: GhostEdit

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In early builds of StarCraft: Ghost, the KLF were run by Cole Hickson, and were determined to disrupt the terrazine harvesting operations of Jackson Hauler, who sought to make an army of spectres. They detonated one of the terrazine refineries of Mar Sara, leading Nova to raid their base at Fujita Pinnacle. Hickson would escape Nova, but not before warning her about Hauler and the terrazine. Later, the KLF would attack Hauler's terrazine operation on Char, but would be slaughtered, leaving only Hickson who allied with Nova. The two defeated the spectres, and destroyed Gehenna Station, flying off in a dropship as Nova abandons the Terran Dominion.[6]

In later builds of the game, The Koprulu Liberation Front operated a base on the lava planet of Abaddon, where they kidnapped an engineer and forced him to work on a prototype of the Grizzly. Nova was given orders to sneak into the base to rescue the engineer and capture the Grizzly prototype, but the KLF shot the engineer. Nova tried to steal the prototype after his death.[2]

Known MembersEdit

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AppearancesEdit

  • This organization is featured in StarCraft: Ghost and appeared in StarCraft: Ghost: Nova. Based on its portrayal in previews of the former, its faction color is blue (based on marine color).

ReferencesEdit

  1. 2006-02-15. Story. Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed 2007-09-01.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2005-11-06. Shinigami. BlizzCon Write-Up Warboards. Accessed 2011-01-23.
  3. DeCandido, Keith R. A. (November 28, 2006). StarCraft: Ghost: Nova. Simon & Schuster (Pocket Star). ISBN 0-7434-7134-2.
  4. September 27, 2011. "Timeline." StarCraft: Ghost: Spectres. Simon & Schuster (Pocket Star). pp. 393-416. ISBN 978-1439-10938-0.
  5. Burns, Matt. "Collateral Damage." (May 13, 2010). Blizzard Entertainment. Collateral Damage Accessed 2010-05-16.
  6. 2014-18-12, StarCraft: Ghost Demo Build. Dropbox.com, accessed on 2020-02-16

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