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For the Minister of the Interior during the reign of Friedrich IV, see Flegel.

Flegel was a high noble, and the nephew of duke Otto von Braunschweig. He was involved in the imprisonment of then-Rear Admiral Wolfgang Mittermeyer in 486 Imperial Calendar, paying an interrogator to torture him and after this was unsuccessful attempting to beat him personally. His pride stung by Mittermeyer accusing him of cowardice in beating a manacled man, he released the admiral's handcuffs to fight him fairly but was easily defeated by Mittermeyer and called for his companions to shoot his opponent. This was foiled by the personal intervention of Admiral Reinhard von Musel at the request of Rear Admiral Oskar von Reuenthal.(1)

Flegel cooperated with many high officers nobles against von Lohengramm. He was aboard Iserlohn Fortress, holding the rank of Vice Admiral under Fleet Admiral Gregor von Muckenberger who valued his political connections. Flegel accompanied von Muckenberger aboard his flagship at the Fourth Battle of Tiamat. (2)

Following the Battle, Flegel returned to Odin in 487 Imperial Calendar and conspired with Branschweig to ensure that Reinhard would die in his next campaign. It was his proposal to leak Imperial plans to Phezzan, correctly guessing that the information would be sold to the Free Planets Alliance. (3)

Having been present at the formation of the Lippstadt Alliance (4), Flegel served his uncle as a Vice Admiral during the Imperial Civil War and died in a mutiny after insisting his ship make a suicide charge. His last words were "Long Live the Empire." (5)


(1) Episode 87

(2) My Conquest is the Sea of Stars

(3) Overture to a New War

(4) Episode 18

(5) Episode 23