The Swarm is the random force of the galaxy nothing is know about there govrenment or personal lives but they breed extremely fast a red Commander discribed them once "Nothing they do makes sense for a 100 years you'll hear nothing out of them then one day they send a fleet of a thousand ships to take 3 sectors" once The Swarm have landed on a planet it is almost immpossible to drive them off one conflict has lasted between the Red Empire and the Swarm for a 135 years over Revon 12 both factions refusing to back down because of Revons mineral wealth.