Tag: Dar Sai Campaign

Imperial armor slows Tau advance on Aruna

  “In hindsight, the decision of Captain Stark to launch a counterattack against a superior xeno force was brilliant. At the time, however, with Imperial forces in full retreat, there were subordinates—and superiors—who thought it utter madness.”—Chronicle of the Tau Invasion of Dar Sai, published 753.M41 *** NEWS […]

Tau encircle PDF company on Dar Sai – Part 1

“Hastily trained troops may hold when attacked from the front, but they most certainly will run as soon as the enemy is behind them.“—Qin Zheng, undefeated general, Greater Asian Confederation. (Circa mid-M4.) NEWS REPORT, Imperial Daily Bulletin to Citizens Imperial troops retreat south toward Aruna By Amicia Gellena […]

Tau encircle PDF company on Dar Sai – Part 2

“The 17th is collapsing, and our flank is exposed. Order all surviving units to retreat. It’s a race to Port Aruna.“—Captain Stevrous Stark, senior Imperial Guard officer on Dar Sai. Relentless xeno assault PDF troops responded as best they could, according to survivors. A squadron of Scout Sentinels […]

Tau break Imperial line north of Aruna – Part 3

“This is bunker Seven-Alpha. We are surrounded. Xeno battle suits are inside the trenches and rolling up our flanks. Casualties are high, and reinforcements are desperately needed. Repeat, we need reinforcements before we are over ….“—Last vox communication with Bunker Seven-Alpha, 16:49, 3 324 740.M41 Desperate Fighting Despite […]

New Tau attack stopped on Dar Sai – Part 1

“The Tau invading force became increasingly aggressive in early 740.M41, despite an Imperial naval blockade creating huge logistical challenges for the xenos. This aggression first revealed itself when the Tau general, Commander Swiftstrike, led his troops against the strategically important town of Sandeep.”—Chronicle of the Tau Invasion of […]

New Tau attack stopped on Dar Sai – Part 2

No Quarter Given Despite the Astartes’ early success, the xenos were determined to fight on. Teams of Tau Crisis Suits dropped from the sky, landing behind the Space Marines’ front lines and attacking them from the rear. While some Crisis Suits targeted the Imperial armor with mixed success, […]