The organization was created following the Battle of Shramar highlighted the inability of the New Republic to defend distant worlds. It was formed by escapees from the battle who had gathered in Wild Space. The four main components of the organization were:
- Refugees from Artorias under Queen Nina Galfridian, Princess Kaye Galfridian, and Arbeloa.
- New Republic forces from Dibrook and the surrounding region, under Admiral Bylsma.
- Imperial Remnant forces from Shramar under Captain Bristow.
- Various pirate, smuggler, mercenary, and other private vessels.
- Invasion: Revelations 5 (First appearance)