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The '''Battle of Corrin''' was a space battle that resulted to the [[House Corrino/DE|House Corrino]] ascend the Imperial seat. It took its name from the [[Corrin quasi-nebula]] in day 97 of [[88 BG]] and lasted two hours - the longest of all known space battles.
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|date=[[88 BG]]
 
|place=[[Corrin quasi-nebula]]
 
|result=Ascend of [[House Corrino/DE|House Corrino]]
 
|side1=[[Sheuset Ecevit]]
 
|side2=[[Landsraad/DE|Landsraad]]
 
|commanders1=[[Sheuset Ecevit]]
 
|commanders2=Duke [[Efim]] †
 
|forces1=*24 capital ships
 
**[[Abulurd Harkonnen/DE|Abulurd Harkonnen]]
 
**[[Ivan Harkonnen]] †
 
**[[Demetrios Atreides]]
 
**[[Sardaukar/DE|Sardaukar]]
 
|forces2=*71 capital ships
 
**[[Sulaiman al-Hajj Kunaitra]] †
 
|casual1=*2 ships
 
*5 allied ships
 
|casual2=*Flagship
 
*18 ships
 
*37 captured
 
*11 escaped
 
*3 surrendered
 
*1 lost
 
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The '''Battle of Corrin''' was a space battle that resulted to the [[House Corrino/DE|House Corrino]] ascend the Imperial seat. It took place in the [[Corrin quasi-nebula]] in day 97 of [[88 BG]] and lasted two hours - the longest of all known space battles.
 
   
 
==Background==
 
==Background==
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==The battle==
 
==The battle==
During the first minute of the battle, the ship commanded by Abulurd Harkonnen fled. All the senior officers of ''[[Lu-ta]]'' of the [[Sixth Draco Wing]] ere killed early in the 3-day battle and [[Demetrios Atreides]] the gunnery officer assumed command of the vessel.<ref>Page 56</ref>
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During the first minute of the battle, the ship commanded by Abulurd Harkonnen fled. The engaged fleets were restricted to low velocities and their maneuvers often influenced more by the environment of the quasi-nebula, than tacticality.
 
[[Sulaiman al-Hajj Kunaitra]] threatened to turn [[Sheuset Costin]]'s left flank. Atreides rallied Costin's forces and led an attack that took Kunaitra by surprise. His ship was damaged and himself killed. Historians claim that this action was the key turning point of the struggle
 
 
The engaged fleets were restricted to low velocities and their maneuvers often influenced more by the environment of the quasi-nebula, than tacticality.
 
   
 
Torpedoes were affected and Shields were unreliable but nor did [[lasgun/DE|lasguns]] become useful since the bursts were diffused/delected. The navigators could not calculate the extremely complex variables of the situation more than 100-2 seconds before the event and had to be fed with new data very frequently; the navigators who relied on perception were favored.
 
Torpedoes were affected and Shields were unreliable but nor did [[lasgun/DE|lasguns]] become useful since the bursts were diffused/delected. The navigators could not calculate the extremely complex variables of the situation more than 100-2 seconds before the event and had to be fed with new data very frequently; the navigators who relied on perception were favored.
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19 (including the flagship) were blown up mostly in the second hour due to panic and desperation. 3 surrendered, 11 escaped and 1 was lost. The Landsraad commander Duke [[Efim]] was killed.
 
19 (including the flagship) were blown up mostly in the second hour due to panic and desperation. 3 surrendered, 11 escaped and 1 was lost. The Landsraad commander Duke [[Efim]] was killed.
   
Of Sheuset's only 2 were destroyed the one having his younger daughter, along with 5 allied ships. [[Ivan Harkonnen]] was sacrificed to save his crewmembers' lives.
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Of Sheuset's only 2 were destroyed the one having his younger daughter, with 5 allied ships
 
 
==Aftermath==
 
==Aftermath==
It was a tactical victory but a strategic stalemate for the Sardaukar. The Landsraad urged them to negotiate or fight. Sheuset thought that the Sardaukar might win an extended war but their empire would be a graveyard. He decided to compromise, and with the [[Treaty of Corrin]] became the first Padishah emperor, '''Sheuset Costin I'''. His family became the Imperial [[House Corrino/DE|House Corrino]], named after the planet [[Corrin/DE|Corrin]] which ruled for 10000 years.
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Due to treachery, [[House Harkonnen/DE|House Harkonnen]] lost its honor. Bashar Abulurd and stripped by rank, titles and his [[Dahkotah]] mining interests, but was allows to live free into exile.
 
Due to treachery, [[House Harkonnen/DE|House Harkonnen]] lost its honor. Bashar Abulurd was stripped by rank, titles and his [[Dahkotah]] mining interests, but was allowed to live free into exile. Ivan Harkonnen's memory was spared and his son, [[Nikolai Harkonnen]], was created Duke of [[Eluzai]].
 
 
Atreides was ennobled as Baron Tantalos by Sheuset I and was given large estates on [[Enskog]] in [[86 BG]]. Ivan Harkonnen's son, [[Nikolai Harkonnen]], was created Duke of [[Eluzai]].
 
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
The origins and motives of the conflict between Sheuset and the Landsraad are not given. Entry CORRIN, BATTLE OF mentions that Sheuset was a "Count" and fought for his "[[Houses/DE|House]]", allied with houses Atreides and Harkonnen. However entry SARDAUKAR says that Sheuset was a [[Burseg/DE|Burseg]] and the battle was a part of the [[Sardau]] expansion out of [[Salusa Secundus/DE|Salusa Secundus]] to the vicinity; no alliances with other Houses are mentioned or implied there.
 
 
==Sources==
 
* CORRIN, BATTLE OF,
 
* ATREIDES, HOUSE, Origin of
 
* HARKONNEN, HOUSE OF
 
* ''[[Terminology of the Imperium]]
 
* ''[[Almanak en-Ashraf]]
 
==Appearances==
 
* ''[[Dune (novel)|Dune]]'' {{mo}}
 
 
==References==
 
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[[category:Sardaukar]]
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After his victory, Sheuset Ecevit became Emperor Sheuset Corrino I and his [[House Corrino/DE|House]] ruled for 10000 years.
[[category:battles|Corrin/DE]]
 
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