Torr 21st was the great-grandson of Torr 20th and elected Imperial Sovereign in Year 10,702 at the mere age of seven by the Imperial Council. For the first several decades of his reign, several members of the Imperial Council were selected by lottery to rule the New Shi'ar Imperium as Imperial Regent. He resigned in Year 11,000 and later served as an advisor to his biological niece and adopted daughter Lalandra 13th.