The Raven roosts atop his pinnacle, looming over the tower below. His mind travels in distant places, playing strange games with stranger creatures. A precious soul is lost in a poor wager, only to be stolen back by trickery. The secret truth of Colaran VI's famed obsidian idols is learned, and then forgotten, because it turned out to be boring. A cult of primitives on a nameless world are instructed to dye their skin blue, because why not?
His eyes, at last, open. This is, implicitly, a summons.
The Nine - his Nine, anyway - arrive. The Diviner, the Soldier, the Archivist, the Idolater, the Artificier, the Serpent, the Poet, the Thief and the Ancient.
"The Kingdom comes," says the Diviner, who is first among the nine and speaks for the rest, though several hate him for it.
The Kingdom is the dream that binds the Circle. When the shackles of the Imperium are broken and the three idiot gods are put down, what rises from the ashes? A kingdom of knowledge, of power, of infinite potential. Such is the dream of the Crimson Kingdom.
The Thousand Sons have been attractive to me since I first came to the hobby well over a decade ago, but it took until the model range update for me to really feel confident about moving into the space. After a great deal of deliberation, I decided to base my color scheme on Magnus's own armor: Silver and Gold with blue flourishes. Thus was the Argent Circle born.
Magnus the Red.
Scarab Occult! Not a ton going on here. Basic Stuff, but a good testbed for the scheme.
Edited by Shinespider, 03 November 2018 - 10:04 PM.