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The Army of Callow is the standing army of the Kingdom of Callow, under the command of Catherine Foundling and marshal Juniper of the Red Shields. The Army of Callow is split into Five Armies, each under the command of a general. Its structure is based on the Legions of Terror.


The Army of Callow serves as the defensive and offensive military force for the kingdom.


The Army of Callow is split into five armies.

Armies are split into companies

Lines of twenty legionaries are split into two tenths.

Tenths are groups of ten Legionaries.


The ranks in the Army of Callow are as follows:


The Marshal of the Army carries the authority to command all the armies.


Generals command an army.

Sapper-General []

General in command of the sappers. Pickler is the only known Sapper-General.[1]


Lieutenants each command a line of twenty legionaries, which can be divided in to two tenths.


Sergeants are part of a line, typically with two per line.


The Army of Callow was formed from the Fifteenth Legion, as well as two others following Second Liesse.[2]


Army Cognomen Current Commander Notable Features
First Juniper of the Red Shields(Orc, Female)[3]Aisha Bishara(Human, Female)
Second Zola Osei (Human, Female)[4]
Third Dauntless[5] Abigail of Summerholm(Human, Female)[6]
Fourth Bagram (Human, Male)[7]
Fifth Jeremiah Holt (Human, Male)[8]


  1. Book 6 - Chapter 49: Association
  2. Book 3 - Epilogue
  3. Book Five - Interlude: Concourse III The First Army’s camp, where they’d begun their wandering, had been quiet and orderly compared to the rest – as was only to be expected, as it was Juniper’s own command and closest to her displeasure should festivities become too obvious.
  4. Book Six - Interlude: Kingdom For now, at least. How long would that last? General Zola Osei of the Second Army of Callow let the urge to wince pass through her
  5. Book 5 - Chapter 15: Bereavement “In the crucible of the Conquest,” I said, “names were granted to honour the greatest deeds of Legions. Cognomen, they are called. You have gone through crucible harsher still, and so this honour is long overdue.”

    My voice rose.

    “You are the Third Army of the Kingdom of Callow,” I proclaimed. “You have been the vanguard of our every victory, never once flinching nor breaking – and for that I name you dauntless.”
  6. Book Five - Interlude: Concourse IV “I present you General Abigail of Summerholm, in command of the Third Army,” the Deadhand said. “You may have heard of her.”
  7. Book Five - Interlude: Congregation III Instead, the Fourth Army suddenly found its ability to send messengers north to coordinate with the Hellhound cut when a detachment of Helike kataphractoi began roving north of it. The messengers south sent to warn Nauk and the Third Army about League interference never made it, and were found with arrows in their corpses by General Bagram’s scouts. Adjutant had pushed for the Fourth Army to immediately move south and join with Nauk before marching north together, and the Fourth’s general agreed.
  8. Book 7 - Chapter 50: Clouds General Jeremiah Holt, formerly of the Thirteenth Legion and now instead of the Fifth Army.