Tag: Necrons

Necron threat level is raised to Xenos Gravis

+ + Inquisitorial Order, X-006-3802 + + TO: Admiral Hausu Dinola, commander, Battlefleet Bellious Nguyen Naval Base. Belliose System SUBJECT: Necron Threat Level ORDER BY: Inquisitor Georgene Serililan AUTHORITY: Imperial Inquisition, Ordo Xenos INPUT DATE: 3 521 740.M41 ACCESS CLEARANCE: Senior Command Only Thought for the Day: An […]

Necron forces advance on Tophet – Part 1

“You dare to claim this world? It was ours when your ancestors still lived in the trees. You are vermin, an irritating infestation that must be exterminated.“—Rohotep, Overlord of Dryllia and vassal of the Sautekh Dynasty. Strategic Background Tophet is a lightly populated, industrialized world on the eastern […]

Necron forces advance on Tophet – Part 3

“Advance! Advance! Keep moving forward! There aren’t that many of the xenos. Just get in close and drag them down with numbers. Arghh!“—Final worlds of an unidentified sergeant, just before he was struck by a Necron gauss flayer. Necron Turn Five On the east flank, the Tomb Blades […]

Necron ship sighted in Dryillian quarantine zone

The first fully documented military engagement between the Imperium and the Necrons occurred in 666.M41 in the Yuctan System, a sparsely inhabited star system close to the Eastern Fringe. The next confirmed military clash occurred seven decades later in a collection of backwater Imperial sectors collectively known as the […]

Escape from Dryilian IV

“We are withdrawing. Hostile xeno forces are in pursuit. Prepare shuttle for immediate takeoff, and anticipate enemy attack. ETA is five minutes … the Emperor protects.”—Transmission from Inquisition agent Adonai Drusus, Dryilian IV, 6 687 737.M41. Background Investigating an apparent xeno attack on Outpost DY732, orbiting over Dryilian […]

Mystery in the Dryilian System

In a long-forgotten star system far from the sector’s normal shipping lanes, an escort-sized spacecraft floats silently in the shadow of an unnamed planet. The ship is painted entirely in black, with the exception of a stark white “I” emblazoned on its bow. Aboard the ship, an astrophathic […]