Captain Magnus Hotwiler was a celebrity of the highest caliber, being hailed as the Champion of Humanity, he is viewed as single-handedly saving the human race from destruction. In reality it was his decisive leadership and the sacrifices of several hundred brave individuals. It was Magnus who kept his men from breaking before they met their goal, it was his will that overcame the dread might of the Alien Overmind. After the Battle of Earth Magnus was given a hero’s welcome when he landed planet-side. He was given command of 1st Fleet, becoming a Fleet Admiral, after Flt. Adm. Michael Dorn sacrificed himself to push alien boarders out of the bridge of his ship, the CNS Fist of Earth. Captain Magnus took his seat as the new Admiral about a year after his victory and bequeathing his prior vessel, the MEV Renegade, unto his former rival and archenemy Anselm Heidrich.