Category: Battle Report (Narrative)

First Battle of Malati (Part 1)

Magnifying the image displayed on his helmet visor, Shas’O Kes’Ath studied the Gue’la defensive line ahead of him. The enemy’s primitive armored vehicles belched black, acridic smoke, making their deployment obvious. His troops had the technological advantage, Kes’Ath thought, but the numbers of Gue’la soldiers concerned him. With […]

Battle of the White Tower

VOXCAST (Dar Sai – 3 244 735.M41)–An Imperial offensive against Tau insurgents operating on Dar Sai (second moon of Sculptor III) was repulsed yesterday despite a spirited attack by elements of the 728th Cadian Regiment. Commanded by Captain Stevrous Stark, who won acclaim for his previous victories against the […]

The Fall of Veris Island

“The fall of Veris Island places the greenskin menace at the doorstep of the northern continent. If Dracos hadn’t shot Lt. Casius, I would have.” — General Tiberius Vectrix (Hegira PDF) What follows is the report based on the interrogation of Commissar-Major Rael Dracos, one of a handful of […]

Incident on Petronius IV (Part 2)

“The rest of the night passed uneventfully. In the morning, the storm was gone—and the sun was blazing. We picked up the advance and reached the main facility after an hour. Again, we saw signs of lasgun fire everywhere—and signs that heavier ordinance had been used. A security […]

Incident on Petronius IV (Part I)

Editor’s Note: The incident on Petronius IV was fought as a tabletop battle at the Historicon 2011 wargame convention in Valley Forge, Pa. Four players fought this narrative-style, half-wargame / half-roleplaying fight—and this is their story. Events recorded here should be considered background material of a military action that […]