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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In an empire the size of the galaxy the vast majority of the conquering and defending was done by IG with the legions coming to reinforce where needed.
M32 – The Beheading M41 would mark the bloodiest year of the conflict, for the bulk of the Executioners Chapter had arrived in force in the Maelstrom Zone, and immediately conducted an immediate surprise attack at Khymara. Culln knew he simply could not afford to allow a general of Lufgt Huron’s calibre too long to rebuild, plan and prepare. The Red Scorpions invaded the Caelian industrial hive with the specific goal of inflicting mass casualties on the human defenders and picking off their Astral Claws masters when they were found within their ranks.
Before long, millions of natives and refugees alike surrendered, even though to do so was a death sentence, rather than live in fear of what was to come. Notably, Huron’s document promised that he and the Warders would continue their holy work of guarding the Maelstrom Zone from anti-Imperial threats. The surviving Lamenters were incarcerated on a prison hulk orbiting the nightside of Sagan II amid rumours of their growing insanity in confinement.
The planets and goods of the Mantis Warriors, Lamenters and Executioners were given to the Fire HawksMinotaurs and Salamanders respectively, as the secessionists were forced into year penitent crusades.
Isolated by vast distances, the Karthan had long grown fat and decadent, protected by the blood and toil of the more strife-torn realms. And thus began wxr most bloody rebellion in the 41st Millennium.
Some test physical skills, others mental fortitude and loyalty, others get you to sit in a forest and catch a raven with your bare hands. For the remainder of the year, the Minotaurs badabb 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.
Data intercepted from the Vyaniah command vox-network however revealed the price of the Tyrant’s Legion resistance, with the Loyalists inflicting a greater than Corruption happens, and is literally being aimed at such leadership positions by malevolent gods.
Within the Karthago Sector, outrage at the incident quickly became widespread, and soon such trade links that had remained between the Maelstrom Zone and the Karthago Sector were abruptly severed or subject to the harshest scrutiny.
Further covert investigation uncovered that the Astral Claws Apothecaries had also been conducting heretical experiments in rapid zygote cultivation and while largely unsuccessful, thanks to the use of its un-tithed Gene-Seed, the Astral Claws Chapter stood at around an estimated 3, battle-brothers strong.
Though their position would have been considered a suicidal one by any other warriors, these were the scions Vulkanand they cared little for such odds.
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A strike force composed of Salamanders and Minotaurs, led by Captain Pellas Mir’San, attacked the world of Lamptan, where their enemies were gradually amassing strong numbers. This engagement proved inconclusive with both sides suffering damage but few losses of any major wat by both sides. Despite this, the loyalists were largely unable to continue with their successes as they were heavily involved in reorganizing their own forces for much of the year.
Their master, the darkly famed Asterion Moloc remained with his Chapter to raid through the Pale Stars region in order to decimate rather than conquer a pre-planned list of resource production within the region in order to starve the Secessionist war effort.
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Committed as they were to protecting their fellow Maelstrom Warders from outside aggression and defending their sacred independence and rights of the Astartes, they still saw the direct judgment of the High Lords as something not to be disregarded. The only Imperial body prepared to get involved in what was to most still seen as an internal Administratum matter concerning the correct procedure for gathering the tithes of Badab. The local trade lords attempted to send fleets because he was fucking over the economy with his blockades, but they vanished.
With the imperium divided as it is, is a strength, you can’t have 1 person commanding the souls of both the navy badag the guard. There are Legions that literally make use of shock tactics. Disgruntled, he decided he’d do the job all by himself and withheld his geneseed and planetary tithes, and blockaded the trade routes of other worlds. They can recruit as per usual while keeping wa same effective military operations.
The Tyrant’s chosen servants and political allies were placed in positions of power, turning the Badab Sector into a pocket empire, commanded by the Astral Claws.
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The Fire Hawks Chapter fleet rendezvoused in the Sagan System, and aided by their Karthan allies, soon launched a series of probing attacks and reconnaissance missions towards the Badab Sector and the Endymion Clusterbut by doing so, escalated tensions to the point that the situation was rapidly proving untenable.
By the middle of the 41st Millennium, the heavily militarised Hive World of Cygnax located in the star system of the same name was the most populated planet in the northern Maelstrom Zone. In the year Chaplain Enkomi personally led a jump pack equipped Vanguard Veteran Squad in storming the secondary enemy bastion and slaying all within. The battle lines on Gargathea remained non-linear, save for a few scattered landmarks of half-overrun Explorator bases and old smugglers’ outposts.
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But soon the star-faring Bacab quickly became bogged down protecting Imperial shipping along the Pale Stars region and the outlying Maelstrom Zone’s colonies as the Secessionists renewed their offensive.
During the Badab War his transition to the position of Lord High Commander and Magister Militum after the death of Ortys on the world of Grief at the hands of the Renegade Astral Claws was greeted with wide acclaim by his Battle-Brothers and most importantly blessed by the Baab Chief Librarian Sevrin Loth, who oversaw the change of command and quelled any dissent.
M41 before they finally withdrew entirely from the Badab War early in This devastating blow to the Secessionists was swiftly followed by another.
They were withdrawn one-by-one from the conflict in managed stages as wwar of a major Imperium-wide strategic redeployment along bwdab a number of warships of the Segmentum Solar reserve forces which had been deployed in support of the Loyalist cause.
The wealth of the worlds bordering the Maelstrom has drawn Mankind to the Maelstrom Zone time and again despite its manifold hazards and difficulties, and indeed there is ready evidence of humanity’s presence in the region as far back as the Dark Age of Technology. After which he turned traitor by devoting himself to chaos after being attacked by a force of like 8 chapters of astartes. Neither Chapter waar acknowledged any survivors of the massacre living to tell of what happened at Corcyra II.
More then five hundred Space Marines from the seven full companies which participated in the assault survived their initial entry. Following this, the appointed Imperial Commander of the loyalist force, Ortys of the Red Scorpions, led forces from his own chapter as well as from the Marines Errant and newly aar Novamarines to assault the important world of Vyaniah.
From Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum.