The Fall of Count Feracci (Part 1)

“Please wait here, my lord.” The servant who held open the door was attired in the most ostentatious finery that Imperial credits could buy—but Count Johaan Feracci was not fooled. The rich material of the man’s tunic stretched tight across thick and powerful muscles, and the man peered […]

Company’s Coming

Oguban looked up at the flashes high in the sky. “If I didn’t know better, I’d say dat was a battle goin’ on up der,” he said to no one in particular. “Sah!, beggin yer pardon Sir!” Oguban peered at the yoof snappin to atenshun in front of […]

First Battle of Malati (Part 2)

LATE AFTERNOON By late afternoon, the tortured attack by 2nd Armored Co. through the wooded underbrush had run out of steam. Many vehicles were bogged down, and without infantry cover, Tau Fire Warriors were taking their toll using anti-vehicle weaponry. Despite the daunting challenges, 2nd Armored Co. was […]

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 […]

Tau navy rebuffed at Dar Sai (Part 2)

1100-1200 (TURN 5) At this point of the battle, both fleets were firing at point-blank range–with weapons batteries, lances, railgun batteries,  ion cannons, and torpedoes blazing away. Not suited to close-in fighting, The Emperor’s Fist, launched another wave of Starhawk bombers and then turned to starboard to avoid […]

Tau navy rebuffed at Dar Sai (Part 1)

IMPERIAL NEWS SERVICE (3 280 735.M41)–Fleet Corvus, under the command of Commodore Gadea Hennard, won a resounding victory yesterday over Tau naval forces orbiting Dar Sai. The Imperial Navy’s victory sparked widespread celebrations across the Sculptor System, as public opinion rebounded from the shock of the naval disaster […]

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 […]

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 […]