Tacitus de la Croix


Tacitus de la Croix

Flame of Solaria
Belisarius by Francois-Andre Vincent.jpg
A renaissance painting of de la Croix
Birth nameTacitus de la Croix
Nickname(s)Lion of Sepentria
Soldier of Sotiras
Born(470-09-09)September 9, 470
Montreaul, Verliquois
DiedNovember 7, 529(529-11-07) (aged 59)
Adunis, Sepentria, Verliquois Empire
Buried
AllegianceThe Verliquois Empire
Service/branchArmy
Years of service488 - 529
RankGeneral
Commands heldVerliquoian Expeditionary Army
Battles/warsLast Solarian Expedition

Tacitus de la Croix was a general and statesman during the Last Solarian Expedition. Appointed General of the Verliquoian Expeditionary Force, Tacitus spent twenty three years on campaign. Stretching from Lusitana to the city of Solaris, Tacitus' campaigns were an attempt to rebirth the Solarian Empire under the eastern portions of its empire. Rarely defeated in battle, de la Croix became a hero to the Verliquoian Empire and is often regarded as one of the greatest commanders of the early medieval period. His campaigns saw the besting of several foes, ranging from Weranic-led kingdoms in Badawiya, to the Farsi Empire, to city-states across the Caesenan coast.