The title more or less says it all, but for some background, the Badab War has some of my favorite chapters involved in it – like the. Explore Braden Wrightstone’s board “Badab war” on Pinterest. | See more ideas about Space marine, Warhammer 30k and Space wolves. Inside this book are full histories and dispositions of the nine Space Marine Chapters who played the most significant part in the Badab War’s early stages.

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M41, the Fire Hawks agreed to investigate the disappearance of the Kartagan punitive fleets earlier sent into the Maelstrom Zone. He became the youngest warrior in the Chapter’s history to attain this esteemed rank. Refusing the Astral Claws’ role dar defenders of the Maelstrom Zone, the Tyrant soon diverted the industrial resources and manpower to directly supplement the Badab Sector’s defences as well as augmenting the Maelstrom fleet detachment and fortification of key worlds under his command.

As for the Karthans, their own role in contributing to and worsening the unfolding events of the Secession smacked at best of gross arrogance, but more likely wanton ambition and misrule. You go to a website, plug in your credit card number or your PayPal info and it shows up at your door warr.

After the Executioners had finally withdrawn from the battlefield, the surviving Howling Griffons found that their foe had honoured Titus’ glorious sacrifice by laying out the wreck of his sarcophagus within a ring of broken weapons, placing one of their own shattered standards in the lifeless grasp of the fallen war machine.

The loss of the Lamenters from the Secessionist cause was a great strength they could ill afford to lose. Though their position would have been considered a suicidal one by any other warriors, these were the scions Vulkanand they cared little for barab odds. I think the idea is that the space marines are no longer an army. The Fire Hawks finally withdrew to await the arrival of their full forces, and especially their massive mobile star-fortress, the Raptorus Rex. Taking council with his fellow Space Marine commanders, it was the leader of badba Salamanders contingent, the old and famed warrior, Pellas Mir’san who offered a solution to the events on Lamptan.

The war saw 4 entire Space Marine Chapters secede and rebel against the Imperium. The intervention of the Astral Claws and their allies was suspected. M41, Lufgt Huron found the taxman at his door. The loyalists tore out a part of a sun and threw it at the planet’s orbital defense system known as the Ring of Steel, exploding a hole in it that exposed the space station that controlled it. These survivors wept openly in joy only to be taken by the Inquisitions’ troops for processing and judgement to await their fate in the Holy Ordos assize-bastions awaiting them in the Imperial landing zones.

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Soon a renewed phase of aggressive operations was ready to take place, with the Red Scorpions Chapter particularly eager for battle.

In addition, Lufgt Huron was the lawful master of a realm permanently on a war footing; a bulwark against the xenos and Chaos, and on the most basic level authorised to defend those domains. The wealth of the worlds bordering the Maelstrom has drawn Mankind to the Maelstrom Zone bwdab and again despite its manifold hazards and difficulties, and indeed there is ready evidence of humanity’s presence in the gadab as far back as the Dark Age of Technology.

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Master Sartaq of the Mantis Warriors was also present with Huron’s party, who swiftly accused the Fire Hawks Chapter of perpetrating wanton crimes of genocide. However, Huron was at this point a famed Astartes commander, known throughout the Maelstrom Zone and even beyond as a highly capable warrior and bwdab determined to protect the region over which he watched.

The Legions were a mistake in that they gave so much power to 1 person, a Primarch. The Loyalists intervened in matters unfolding on the world of Angstrom in The Minotaurs had come in answer to the direct summons from the acting Legate Inquisitor for more Space Marines to join the Loyalist cause against the Secessionist Chapters.

Nadab – Executioners Chapter in the Khymara System, ca. The attack was repulsed without major damage to the half-finished base and anchorage as the concentrated firepower of both the Raptorus Rex and the Red Scorpions Battle Barge Sword of Ordon proved a decisive factor.

Their forces shattered, the few remaining Lamenters were forced to surrender rather than risk the annihilation of their precious barque. Shunning heavy gear vadab vehicles in favour of wzr visibility to auspex and thermal detectors, the Raptors war party launched a lightning assault under the cover of a blinding gale and succeeded in breaching the fortress walls of the main orbital defence complex with melta-bombs, gaining entrance.

M41 – Siege of Vraks Here on Shaprias a new army was being forged from brutal and tainted tribal warriors enslaved to the Tyrant’s cause, a disposable weapon to kill and be killed at Lugft Huron’s will. Only four orbital platforms were taken out of action and though they managed to damage Vyaniah’s manufactory complexes, production was not significantly affected.

The Exorcists and Sons of Medusa conquered it, turning the defenses against the Astral Claws in the system. Lord High Commander Carab Culln of the Red Scorpions, the Magister Militant or supreme commander of all the Loyalist forces, accepted the Carcharodons into his line of battle, although he was still wary of their loyalties and their deviations from the Codex Astartes during their long voyage beyond Imperial space.

The Minotaurs Chapter gathered in strength awaiting the opportunity to strike where they would be most effective, until finally the opportunity came, when the location of the Lamenters’ Chapter barque Mater Lacrimarum was discovered in orbit over the Feral World of Optera taking on supplies.


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Many of the Chapters on the Loyalist side had suffered substantial losses and now would be replaced by other Space Marine Chapters of even darker renown. Finally the loss of marines isn’t a huge detriment even today. Age of the Dark Imperium Mongoing. Thousands of heretics fell within the opening minutes of the battle as Whirlwind launchers, Destructor pattern Predators and the ordered ranks of the Salamanders let loose with a salvo at almost point blank range.

You have been warned. Thus the Badab War truly began. Determined to secure the entirety of the Maelstrom Zone and to raise the forces required to do it himself, Huron began to hoard not only the planetary tithes of the Badab sector, but to block or restrict trade routes throughout local space The Chapter’s severe losses effectively removed them from the Secessionist order of battle.

This distance was shown in their standing representative to the war council — the gaunt, brooding and taciturn Chaplain Ivanus Enkomiwhose red-rimmed eyes observed all, although he barely spoke a word during the gatherings. The Imperial tithe fleet is fired upon by the Astral Claws ca. For the remainder of the year, the Minotaurs gained several important victories for the Loyalist cause, destroying the Tyrant’s Legion force on Crows Word and Larsa, and forced the Astral Claws to withdraw or risk having their worlds isolated and ravaged one-by-one.

Both sides therefore satisfied themselves with desultory driving-off actions, much to the ire of their respective allies. The armed cross-sector conflict and its causes however remain unresolved and the war continued unabated.

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Legatine investigations carried out at Sidon Ultra, capital of the Karthago Sector, confirmed these suspicions. Using the Karthans to distract the Wae Claws forces in the Badab Sector, the Fire Hawks nadab the Agri-World of Iblis at the edge of the Endymion Cluster, attacking civilian targets and burning great swathes of crops and land in order to antagonise the Mantis Warriors into fighting them in open battle.

News had reached the Marines Errant that the Executioners had announced their intention to support the Secessionist cause, in payment of an ancient blood oath given by their Chapter to the Astral Claws.