Category: History

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Warp phenomenon reported at Barad Mine

“We found them at the edge of the valley where the sky was ablaze with a strange light. They were half-blind, tears of blood flowing from their eyes, noses, and ears. They kept ranting about flaming skies, mountains of skulls, and other nonsense. Most of them died before […]

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Tallarn reinforcements arrive on Hegira

IMPERIAL BROADCAST: Imperial drop ships have been landing at the Palatine Space Port on Hegira in recent days, disembarking thousands of Tallarn infantry, walkers, tanks, and fighter aircraft. The new troops comprise the 3rd Battalion of the 002nd Regiment, which until recently was involved in the Imperial campaign […]

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Has the Haruspex of Ungolath really returned?

On the desert world of Morkai, an-almost-forgotten name now is spoken—mostly in whispers but always with dread: The Haruspex. Although this legendary mutant leader was long considered dead, millions of mutants living in the wretched underhives of Morkai’s great cities—or crowded into the sprawling slums that surround them—have […]

The unrecognized role of Captain Speakeman

The first wave of missiles had struck home, destroying a Tau frigate and damaging one of the larger capital ships that was approaching the Imperial battle line. Looking away from the tactical screens that fed information to the bridge of The Emperor’s Wrath, Captain Marcus Speakeman, intelligence chief […]

Greenclaw launches assault on Tau (Part 1)

The breakout from the initial invasion beachhead was an exhilarating time for every fire warrior in the Al’gel invasion force. It seemed, for a time, as if the ork threat finally was broken, and that victory was inevitable. Yet, such optimism was ill-founded. One of the sad truths of […]

Greenclaw launches assault on Tau (Part 2)

With electrical storms disrupting Tau communications, the full ferocity of Greenclaw’s attack was not initially appreciated by High Command. But, if the words could not be understood through the heavy static that filled the airwaves, there was no mistaking the panicked tone of those broadcasting calls for help. […]

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History of the Balar Slavers

Many words have been used to describe the Balar Slavers: pirates, raiders, heretics, slave merchants. Each description holds some truth. Slavers are the largest and most dangerous criminal enterprise in the Corvus Cluster. They have brought misery, anguish, and death to untold millions over the centuries. A loose […]