Category: Hegira Campaign

Ork invaders repulsed at Susa City (Part 3)

As he scanned the battlefield, Klein felt his pulse quicken. Although the ork Warboss, supported by walkers, had blunted his mechanized attack up the center, his men were poised on the flank of the ork main assault. “Lieutenant! Tell the veterans to leave the ork walker alone. Have […]

Panic across Hegira: Is the world lost to orks?

IMPERIAL VOXCAST: (3 150 736.M41; subsequently redacted)—As military forces strengthen the defenses around Susa City—the capital of Hegira—the moon’s political elite are quietly making arrangements to evacuate to other worlds. That’s the assessment of a secret report circulated through the Imperial Guard Commissariat, which has reminded Gen. Tiberius […]

Fiction: Discretion is the better part of valor

As Commissar-Major Rael Dracos pulled himself to his feet, he knew the battle was lost. The last thing he remembered before losing consciousness was a huge ork smashing its battle axe into his chest. Despite his carapace armor, the blow knocked  the breath from his lungs and sent a lance of pain through […]

Panic spreads with fall of Barad Mine to orks

“They’re overrunning our position! Orks are swarming over our armored column, and they’ve broken through our lines! Major Stovall is dead. He was killed by the last strafing run of xeno bombers. This is Alpha Company signing off. They’ve reached our command post.” [Sound of gunfire, screams, and a bellowing […]

Tarak Mines are lost to massive ork attack

“Rioting erupted across Hegira as citizens reacted in panic to news that the Tarak Mines fell to ork forces yesterday. Arbites’ enforcer squads used shotguns and bolters to clear the streets. At least 800 rioters were killed …” – News Report, Imperial Voxcast, 3 058 746.M41. Tarak Mines fall […]