Taking right after the events of StarCraft; the Zerg Overmind is dead, and the Zerg swarms over the war-torn Protoss world of Aiur have run amok without their leader. Only groups of Protoss and Terran survivors remain on Aiur, mainly consisting of Captain James Raynor, Dark Templar Zeratul, Judicator Aldaris, and the newly-elected Praetor Artanis. Without their now fallen leader Tassadar, the Protoss and Terran survivors escape the Zerg to the Dark Templar world of Shakuras; where they plan to rebuild their army and commence their strike upon the Zerg race. Meanwhile, the UED (United Earth Directorate) has come to the Koprulu Sector with plans to neutralize the Terran Empire, now ruled by former renegade Arcturus Mengsk and former Confederate General Edmund Duke; but they are in for more than they expected. As for the Zerg, Kerrigan, the self-styled Queen of Blades has assimilated the Zerg swarms along with the cerebrate Daggoth as they plan their vengeance against the Protoss and ... Written by
Just when you thought the Zerg were dead...
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Clicking on the units reveals various humorous phrases. One of note is by a Protoss hero unit, Artanis. He states that, "This is not WarCraft in space!" See more
The Protoss hero Artanis is Praetor of the Templar caste. However, as seen particularly clearly in the ending movie of the Protoss campaign, his psychic tendons (the 'dreadlocks' on top of his head) are cropped in the manner of the Dark Templar. See more
Admiral Gerard DuGalle
[as the UED is in full disarray after a defeat on Char, DuGalle's sends a transmission to his wife
Dearest Helena, By now the news of our defeat has reached the Earth.The creatures we were sent here to tame are un-tamable.And the colonies we were sent to reclaim have proven to be stronger than we anticipated. Whatever you may hear about what has happened out here, know this; Alexi did not die gloriously in battle. I killed him. My pride killed him. And now my pride has consumed me as well. You ...
References Citizen Kane