The Morning Star was originally commissioned by Octavia au Lune as a birthday gift for her grandson Lysander au Lune. It is eight kilometers long and a kilometer and a half tall. It is the largest known warship in the Red Rising universe. It was used by Roque au Fabii and named the Colossus and assigned it as his flagship. It was later captured in the Battle of Ilium by Darrow and renamed the Morning Star by Sefi the Quiet. It was under the Republic for the next ten years. A sling blade was painted along one side and a crescent moon on the other.