The Citadel was a Dire Wraith fertility center in Russia, where science and sorcery converged. The Russian government took it over after the defeat of the Dire Wraiths, and used it as the Winter Guard's base. Unknown to them, hidden within was a nursery full of Wraith eggs waiting to be born. Working together Fantasia and the Presence, infected the ship and began to awaken the Wraith. They were stopped by the Winter Guard, who in the process suffered casualties.