Thorn Moons Crusade, XX

XX Legion, Taskforce Thorne, M42

“The Emperor created the Astartes to Conquer the galaxy in his name. Each Legion  of the god warriors were made in their Primarch image, to fulfill not only a the perfect all around warrior aspect, but a specific battle field expertise. The Imperial fists were made to defend and build fortifications, the Iron Warriors to […]

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XX

The Space Marine is dead! Long live the Space Marine!

“The ethics of booklearning and scholarship I leave to the savants. But for what it’s worth, I would have burned it without a second thought.” Captain Cynewold, of the Death Watch (on The Necroteuch affair) In the grim darkness of the far future there is only war. And they shall know no fear. Meanwhile in […]

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Thorn Moons Crusade, XX

Enter Omega Orion!

+ I + + II + + III + Omega Orion – Disciple of the River “Arrive you say? No! They were always there. Planted. Placed. Seeds of terror, the ultimate defense nested into the fabric of this system and others before the great war. Horror… Horror has their face… and you must make a friend of […]

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Curse of the Alabaster, XX

Kingdom of Fear

  The tendency to aggression is an innate, independent, instinctual disposition in man… it constitutes the powerful obstacle to culture. – Sigismund Freud, Ancient Terran +++ Remade. Refaced. Reborn. At the darkest hour, we slip in the hive to hunt them. Every night.  We hunt nightmares. Every morning we come back and we dream of […]

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Curse of the Alabaster, XX

Between Rogues

“All power demands sacrifice… and pain” a Librarian of the XXth “It should be noted that although Rogue Traders are shipmasters who travel the vastness of space, their authority to do so comes not from a Merchant Charter, but rather a letter of appointment that elevates them to the authority equalling Space Marine Chapter Masters, Inquisitors and Planetary Governors[1a] Some of the […]

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Curse of the Alabaster, XX

With the Masked King

Massive, hidden double doors, each a full height section of the bookshelf wall of the library gently recessed with a solid thud that reminded me of an airlock, and then opened slowly and majestically. Believe me, we were freaked out by then, ready to lose our shit, and out of the darkness this lady sort […]

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Curse of the Alabaster, XX

X The Masked King X

Primus The Masked King knows no fear. His is the kingdom of fear. He has the face and physique of a lion. An Alpha beast cloaked in a veil of alien darkness, artificer armor with chameoline skin that can render him almost invisible. He is regal and terrifying, a Master of Man, an Angel of […]

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