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Roid Brehm (ロイド・ブレーム Lloyd Burehm?) is a character that appears in the Macross Δ television series, its theatrical adaptation Macross Δ Movie: Passionate Walküre and the prequel manga Macross Δ: Kuroki Tsubasa no Shiro Kishi. He is the chancellor of the Kingdom of Wind and commander of the Aerial Knights.

Personality & CharacterEdit

A longtime friend of Keith Aero Windermere and the royal family of Windermere, he is an ambitious young man that possesses great intelligence and cunning. He is known as a scholar among his peers, specializing in Protoculture research. He has a fixation over his glasses and has a large collection to suit each situation.

HistoryEdit

Born in a family of priests that tended to the Protoculture ruins on their planet,[1] Roid became known as a scholar specializing in in Protoculture research.[2] He befriended Keith Aero Windermere at a young age and the two fell under the tutelage of Hermann Kroos and trained to be part of the Aerial Knights. They were excellent swordsmen, and would spar on occasion. They were deeply affected by the destruction of a Windermerian village by a Dimension Eater, a weapon of mass destruction deployed by of the New United Nations Spacy, and vowed revenge after their people surrendered. He found himself working under the wing of King Gramia VI and courted Berger Stone the Epsilon Foundation to further his research of the Protoculture.

Using the power of the Protoculture ruins, Roid devised a way to harness Heinz Nehrich Windermere's "Song of the Wind" to control the Vár Syndrome. He also took great interest in Walkure's singing, and observing how it reacted when they came in contact with Protoculture structures. Heinz weakened with every use of his Song, which pushed Roid to became obssessed othe origin and ability of Mikumo Guynemer, believing she could be a clone of the original Star Singer.

Roid murdered King Gramia VI while aboard the the Sigur Valens, Heinz was crowned king; the first Wind Singer after more than a hundred fifty years, who entrusted Roid to lead the war efforts. Heinz, already in a weakened state from the last battle, was made to sing yet again by Roid, sending more than half of Al Shahal's population into a comatose state. Keith, already horrified as Heinz's body showed signs of crystallization, is incensed when he discovers that Roid murdered the King.

After successfully capturing Walkure, Roid isolates Mikumo, and is ready to create a Fold Bio-Neural Network, his master plan. He takes her to the Sanctum and invoking the long dormant power of the Star Singer. He uses her song to wipe out Lauri Marin's entire N.U.N.S.'s fleet by having them use their own dimensional weaponry against themselves while enroute to Windermere IV. During the final battle on Ragna, Keith joins Delta Flight and Walküre against the forces of Roid. For a brief moment, Roid successfully enacts his plan to unite the entire galaxy under a single consciousness via the Fold Bio-Neural Network, but ultimately fails as Freyja Wion sings "Ichido Dake no Koi Nara" and professes her love for Hayate Immelman which breaks the spell.

Keith dies alongside Roid Brehm after stabbing him with his sword, but not before their runes touch, where for a split second, the two former comrades remember flying together in the skies of Windermere in their youth. Roid's death ultimately halts his plan to use the Star Singer, a mind-controlled Mikumo, to link the entire galaxy under a single consciousness.

GalleryEdit

Notes & TriviaEdit

  • Roid was never seen piloting his personal Sv-262Hs Draken III, but he activated it using the Protoculture system to defend the bridge of the Sigur Valens.[2]
  • In Delta Mini-Theater, Roid's collection of glasses extends to even the most outrageously-designed ones like a pair made in the shape of the year 2067, a party mask with lenses, among others. His most recent purchase was a pair of Draken III shaped spectacles created by the Jussila Brothers.
    • Another noteworthy fact is that despite occasional cameos in the feature, Roid only made a formal appearance (with a speaking part) in the 9th volume of "Onward! Aerial Knights". As for the Movie Edition, he is only heard screaming the chant to bind the Star Singer on two instances, and his voice actor served as the MC in Kaname's concert from years ago.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Macross Δ Mission 7
  2. 2.0 2.1 Macross Δ Mission 26
Macross Δ characters
Chaos Ernest Johnson | Beth Muscat | Mizuki Yuri | Nina O'Brien | Guy Gielgud | Harry Takasugi
Walküre Mikumo Guynemer | Kaname Buccaneer | Makina Nakajima | Reina Prowler | Freyja Wion | Claire Paddle | Lydie LeGrand
Delta Flight Mirage Farina Jenius | Arad Mölders | Messer Ihlefeld | Chuck Mustang | Hayate Immelman
Kingdom of Winderemere Heinz Nehrich Windermere | Gramia Nerich Windermere
Aerial Knights Roid Brehm | Keith Aero Windermere | Theo Jussila | Xao Jussila | Bogue Con-Vaart | Hermann Kroos | Kassim Eberhardt | Wolf Gura
New United Nations Spacy Lauri Marin | Wright Immelman | Alberto Larrazábal | Robert Kino
Others Berger Stone | Lady M | Q-Lulu | Don
TV Series Super Dimension Fortress Macross | Super Dimensional Fortress Macross II: Lovers Again | Macross 7 | Macross Frontier | Macross Δ
Events Unification Wars | Space War I | Sharon Apple Incident | Protodeviln War | Vajra War
Movies The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Do You Remember Love? | Macross Plus Movie Edition | Super Dimensional Fortress Macross II: The Movie | Macross Frontier Movie: The False Songstress | Macross Frontier Movie: The Wings of Goodbye | Macross FB7 Galaxy Flow Soul: Listen to My Song! | Macross Δ Movie: Passionate Walküre | Macross Δ Movie: Absolute Live
OVA The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Flash Back 2012 | Macross Plus | Macross 7: Encore | Macross 7 the Movie: The Galaxy's Calling Me! | Macross Dynamite 7 | Macross Zero
Books Misa Hayase: White Reminiscences | My Fair Minmay | Macross Ace | Macross Dynamite 7: Mylene Beat | Shōji Kawamori Macross Design Works | Macross Chronicle | Macross 7: Trash | Macross Plus: TAC Name | Macross The Ride | Macross 7th Chord | Super Dimension Fortress Macross The First | Macross F ~Secret Visions~ | Macross Δ Manga | Macross Δ Gaiden: Macross E | Macross Δ: Kuroki Tsubasa no Shiro Kishi | Macross Δ: Ginga wo Michibiku Utahime | Variable Master File | Macross Δ: Girl of Al Shahal
Video Games Super Dimension Fortress Macross (Famicom) | Super Spacefortress Macross | The Super Dimension Fortress Macross 2036 | The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Eternal Love Song | Super Dimensional Fortress Macross II (Arcade) | The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Remember Me | Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Scrambled Valkyrie | The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Skull Leader | The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Love Stories | The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Skull Leader Complete Pack | Macross Plus (Arcade) | Macross Digital Mission VF-X | The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Do You Remember Love? (Game) | Macross VF-X2 | Macross 7 -Shake the Heart of the Galaxy- | Macross Plus Game Edition | Macross M3 | The Super Dimension Macross: Aiuchi Typing Valkyrie | The Super Dimension Fortress Macross | Macross Ace Frontier | Macross Triangle Frontier | Macross Ultimate Frontier | CR Fever Super Dimension Fortress Macross | My Boyfriend is a Pilot 2012 | Macross 30: The Voice that Connects the Galaxy | Macross Card Fighter | Pachislot Macross Frontier | Macross Δ Scramble | Uta Macross Sma-Pho De-Culture | P Fever Macross Δ
ONA / Short Film All That VF - Macross 25th Anniversary Air Show | Macross 7 Plus | Macross Fufonfia | Delta Mini-Theater
Concerts Macross One Night Stand | Mylene Night | Macross 25th Anniversary Live: Minmay meets Fire Bomber | Macross Crossover Live A.D. 2009x45x49 | Macross Crossover Live 30 | Fire Bomber 2014 Basara Explosion | ANIME SYMPHONY JAPAN PREMIUM CONCERT MACROSS 35th × Macross F 10th Anniversary | Macross Crossover Live 2019
Drama / Character Album The Super Dimension Fortress Macross Vol. III MISS D.J. | The Super Dimension Fortress Macross Vol. IV Distantly Fading Memories | The Super Dimension Fortress Macross Vol. V Rhapsody In Love | Macross 7 Docking Festival | Macross 7 CD Cinema 1: Mellow Heart Beat | Macross 7 CD Cinema 2: Melodious Illusion | Macross 7 CD Cinema 3: Galaxy Song Battle | Macross Generation | The Super Dimension Fortress Macross Inside Story~Macross Classic | Macross Frontier Drama CD◎Nyan Dra Dra1 | Macross Frontier Drama CD◎Nyan Dra Dra2 | Macross Frontier Drama CD◎Nyan Dra Dra3 | Macross Frontier Drama CD◎Nyan Dra Dra4
Others Macross 15th Anniversary | Macross 30th Anniversary Project | Macross: The Museum | Macross The Musicalture | Macross: The Museum ver.2.Δ | Macross Modelers | Macross Blue Moon Show Case in Tokyo SkyTree | Macross: The Art 1982-2018 | Macross Bakuon Film Festival | Macross Boys | All Macross Big Voting | Macross Won’t Stop | Shoji Kawamori Expo
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