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+ THE CONCLAVUM +

+++ Central for Venutian governance is the Conclavum; a huge mountain fortress of red rockcrete built high on top of Ishtar Terra, a plateau highland on the planets storm-ridden north pole, chiefly named after Ishtar, the mythical Terran goddess of political power whose primary symbol was the lion, which is often embellished in old Venutian […]

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+ Conclave Venutiae Part II +

Lo! in the painted oriel of the West, Whose panes the sunken sun incarnadines, Like a fair lady at her casement, shines. The evening star, the star of love and rest! And then anon she doth herself divest. Of all her radiant garments, and reclines. Behind the sombre screen of yonder pines, With slumber and soft reams of love oppressed. O my beloved, my sweet Hesperus! My morning and my evening star of love! My best and gentlest lady! even thus, As that fair planet in the sky above, Dost thou retire unto thy rest at night, And from thy darkened window fades the light.

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+ Conclave Venutiae Part I +

“Twas noontide of summer,And mid-time of night;And stars, in their orbits,Shone pale, thro’ the light Of the brighter, cold moon,‘Mid planets her slaves,Herself in the Heavens,Her beam on the waves. I gazed awhileOn her cold smile;Too cold- too cold for me- And I turned away to thee,Proud Evening Star,In thy glory afar,And dearer thy beam […]

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+ Lucian + Visitor to house Monstrare +

“All my life, I have had a reputation for being cold, unfeeling. Some have called me heartless, ruthless, even cruel. I am not. I am not beyond emotional response or compassion. But I possess – and my masters count this as perhaps my paramount virtue – a singular force of will. Throughout my career it […]

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Primogenitor Table

Some pictures of the Primogenitor table I built with @pictergrammable this summer. The project started when we realised the Imperial Sector tiles were being phased out at 9th edition, and we panic-purchased a set. What a great idea that was! What ensued was two months of rapid building and painting, and here are the results. […]

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