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The Battle of Bressia was a major military conflict between the Hegemony and the Ousters, both in orbit and on the surface of the planet Bressia. The battle followed a number of skirmishes between the two sides that had previously been largely dismissed as irrelevant. The duration, tactics, and high casualty rate encountered at Bressia forever changed the perception of the Ouster threat both within the general public and FORCE, necessitating a reevaluation of the New Bushido Code governing military conflict and bringing into question the ability of the two sides to coexist peacefully.

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