Category: History

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 […]

Tallarn troops deploy in Sculptor System

“The Tallarn 2nd Regiment has arrived in the Sculptor System to strengthen the Imperial response to the xeno incursions on Hegira and Dar Sai, imperial authorities announced today. This elite unit of desert fighters should prove a powerful asset in turning back the orks that plague the deserts […]

Tau invasion of Al’gel II meets fierce opposition

Despite the overwhelming victory achieved in orbit against the be’gel, the ground invasion of Al’gel II proved problematic. The initial landing met unexpectedly fierce resistance, and while a beachhead was successfully established, our fire warriors failed to reach their first-day objectives.  This was to have a devastating impact […]

Tau crush ork fleet in Al’gel System

The Tau naval attack against the Be’gel (ork) fleet above Al’gel II was fought with tactical brilliance. It was a promising beginning to what would ultimately prove a horrific and sorrowful chapter in Tau military history.—”The Complete History of the Al’gel Campaign” by Aun’el Mor’kan Tal’is’ta, ethereal caste, Dal’yth […]

Morkai: History of a dying world

  The Vengence System was reclaimed by the Imperium during the Great Crusade when elements of the Ultramarine Legion swept through the Corvus Cluster in 997.M30. The system’s third planet, Morkai, was populated by primitive desert tribes that welcomed the forces of Terra as gods. Imperial survey teams determined the […]

Dar Sai: Tau march on Malati

The Tau advance on Malati was a 40-day military campaign that occurred in the early stages of the Tau invasion of Dar Sai in 735.M41. The compaign, fought in the western half of the moon’s largest continent, Kadavu, was notable for  four small military engagements between the advancing […]