Protectorate War is the collective term for any conflict in draconis history that occurs primarily in the protectorate states where military protection might be less of a priority. In total there have been seven protectorate wars started by species for a number of reasions. This list of provocations includes:
- Seeking to overthrow imperial control
- Disrupting the imeprial power base
- Large-scale raiding parties
- Political disagreements
Within the empire the protectorates are often used for manufactioring, food provision, soldiers for the auxillaries, shipyards and research stations. As a result oppertunist societies outside of imperial control seek to gain these prime worlds for themselves if not deprive the draconis of them.