Tag: Shadow War

Imperial patrol stops ork pilfering

“Scholars focus so much attention on the massive battles that rage across the galaxy. Yet, we forget that, for the average soldier, even the smallest, briefest of firefights are filled with terror, pain, and the possibility of oblivion.“—Oro Kaley, Senior HIstoritor, Schola Progenium, Belliose III. Hegira Desert, 43 […]

Troops discover ork raiders on Sculptor IIb

“A military patrol encountered a small ork raiding party on the southern continent of the moon Morthrai in the Sculptor System.” “Imperial authorities are uncertain how the xenos managed to reach the moon’s surface without being detected, but it is believed the orks  are likely a warband serving […]

Athena raids depot on Dar Sai

The sun was dipping behind the horizon, and the shadows were getting longer. If all went well,  Lecia Athena and her guerilla band would have all night to ransack the supply depot and make their getaway. First, however, they needed to deal with the depot’s small garrison. It […]

Nomads attack dig site on Morkai – Part 1

“Ancient data cubes suggest an Adeptus Mechanicus research facility once existed at position 87.7348° ß,  98.733° ∇. This facility existed approximately eight millennia ago—at the height of technological advancement on this planet.“—Personal log, Octavian c36 * * * A low-ranking technoarcheologist, Octavian c36 has spent decades investigating Morkai’s […]

Nomads attack dig site on Morkai – Part 2

“Defensive assets reduced by 25.4 percent. Security algorithms indicate that retreat is advisable if assets fall by another 9.5 percentile points.“—Analysis of Octavian c36, at 08:22 on the day of the nomadic raid * * * 08:19 At this point, the commanding Alpha of the Skitarii contingent attempted […]

High Mayor of Aruna escapes Tau – Part 1

The Setting: A satellite communications relay station, outside the port city of Aruna, on the moon of Dar Sai. A small hedged yard features two eight-meter-tall communication arrays and a a rundown, concrete-block office building that sits alongside a rural dirt road. Across the narrow, rut-marred road is […]

Blood Wolves and Death Guard clash in space

“Let me tell you a saga of a victory that crumbled into dust. It was the day the Brass Fang ambushed a Death Guard vessel. Our brothers took it with ease from the followers of Nurgle. But those pox-tainted Death Guard had their revenge.”—Mallous Vándr, pack leader  of […]