Lieutenant General Zechs had been a critical part of the military chain of command since the Hamel Tragedy in S.1192. Employed in a subsection of the military command, he was in no position to oppose them. Nonetheless, he still feels ashamed for what happened.
In S.1195 he took Prince Olivert Reise Arnor under his wing and taught him everything he knew.
Orbal Shutdown Phenomenon
He and his 3rd Armored Division originally served in Parm, Sutherland Province, from which he was ordered to investigate the appearance of the Liber Ark after the Orbal Shutdown Phenomenon caused orbments across the southern marches of Erebonia ceased function. He was stopped outside the Haken Gate by General Morgan, who saw the arrival of the 3rd Amored Division and 16 tanks running on steam and combustion as an attack on a weakened Liberl. Royal princess Klaudia von Auslese showed up from behind General Morgan to ask Zechs Vander to reconsider his actions, who in turn was relieved from the negotiation by Imperial prince Olivert Reise Arnor. Olivert commanded him to return to his post. Zechs tried to oppose him, but Olivert and his guardian, Zech's nephew Mueller, confronted him that he had learnt the truth of the Hamel Tragedy and that Chancellor Giliath Osborne is collaborating with Ouroboros. Zechs agreed to pull back from Liberl and warns Olivert that his division was merely the vanguard whilst Osborne prepared another ten armored divisions in Heimdallr.