The Animalium was created after a secession war with the Imperium of Man, it is considered the Recombinant equivalent to the Imperium of Man, the only planets affiliated with it is Redwall and New Metamor. The head of the Animalium is Matthias Lockstorm. A mouse recombinant who argued with several Imperium of Man members, most prominently Vitchard Vox. A Rat who defected to Slagar's Daemon planet of Llawder, which is Redwall in reverse. Matthias has a child called Mattimeo Lockstorm, who is currently working on Valkyries.