Lightning Challenge #28 (Complete)
Famous Military Formation Challenge
"A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself."Throughout history, there are those in the service of their nation that show an exemplary prowess and skill in their field. Those such as SEAL Team Six, the 101st Airbourne, The British Gurkhas, the Landsknecht, the Hussars, and the Legionaries. Though they are rarely seen in such fantasy or science fiction worlds. Using the Military Formations Template, create a special, seemingly legendary and renowned military unit in your world that have earned both fame and infamy throughout their history, no matter how brief. This challenge will be 24 Hours Long, with the winner receiving the book Writing Military Science Fiction: Infantry by William S. Frisbee Jr., a crucial reference for military fiction writers.
Components and tools
Min. Words 500
Max Words 1500
- PST: August 17th at 11:00
- BST: August 17th at 19:00
What is this?Lightning Challenges are community created challenges to inspire you to think about aspects of your world you might not have before! Challenges may be hosted by users and staff alike. Contact Ademal The Narrator to host your own in the future.
Dragon Combat Infantry Unit
A variant of the United Arshan Federation military's Combat Infantry Unit, Dragon units are elite forces within Alpha Squadron that operate under their own, individual doctrines with, in some cases, highly specialized roles.
—by Sierra Brown