Hobbes was the name of Christopher Blair's grandmother's butler.


As one of the stories goes that Blair gave Ralgha nar Hhallas his nickname based on his grandmother's butler. He claims he looks just like him.[1] Another story goes that Blair bestowed the name Hobbes on the renegade Kilrathi after encountering the name in an ancient piece of Terran folk art in a fellow pilot's collection.[2]

Behind the scenesEdit

One of multiple accounts on how Hobbes obtained his nickname, both as serious or joke explanations.

Hobbes was also a philosopher.

Hobbes was also a 20th century cartoon tiger.


  1. Wing Commander Academy Bible, pg 13
  2. WC3 Novel, pg Forstchen, William R.; Keith, Andrew. Heart of the Tiger (Wing Commander Book 3) (Kindle Locations 151-152). Baen Books. Kindle Edition.
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