“Another one Mithrac, see here the scaled tattoo below the sternum?” Justicar Nedth rose to his feet, favouring his right leg as he used his halberd for support. Richly oxygenated crimson trickled from the wound in his thigh, staining the edge of his moon grey tabard.
Mithrac Tor knelt beside the corpse. Upon death, in this case a decapitating strike from Nedth, an inky blue & green electtoo had revealed itself. A snaking multi headed mythical creature twisting across the heretics blood spattered upper chest. Servos whined as Mithrac stood beside Nedth.
”Get the wound seen to Dain.” Sighed Mithrac gesturing with his sparking damaged left gauntlet. Alone the two would often lapse into their first names, a habit from their distant shared pasts. Brother-Captain Tor, 8th Brotherhood of the Grey Knights of distant Titan, wielder of the ancient Nemesis halberd “Sunshard”, sub commander of the Silver Blades…would always be Mithrac to Nedth. Hardly a concession mused Mithrac given the blood they had shed for Him on Terra for the last three centuries.
“Aye, when you see an Apothecary blink click me his location.” Gallows humour, Nedth grunted. His helm distorting the sound to a deep cough. Apothecary Seddyian had fallen days ago. Mithrac had found the ancient warrior waist deep in fallen masonry. Dozens of sub human bodies lay shredded about him, his Nemesis falchion broken. Seddyian had resorted to tearing them apart with his bare hands at the end it seemed. A hard death.
Mithrac & Dain both heard the deep gong vox contact signal. Garbled & distorted through layers of sub strata and tombs came the calm voice of Pioneas. “Contact 2 clicks west of your locators brothers.” Barking storm bolters in the background twisted his words slightly.
Dain allowed azure witchfire to curl from his gauntlets, slowly creeping its way to the halberds blade. Flaring blue flames lit the corridor. “Brother-Captain Tor and I are engaging the threat brother. We are the hammer.”
”We are the mailed fist brother!” Pioneas closed the link.
….welcome fellow knights!
It’s been over a decade since I collected Grey Knights and with the new boxed set Hexfires release I have decided to change that! The Knights of Titan have always been firm favourites of mine since their stunning update in 5th edition. My collection from that time was a large one designed for the Badab War campaign weekend at Warhammer World. Painted in 2 weeks it was a nice tabletop standard for me. Sadly the collection is no longer in my possession but I like to think it’s out there somewhere…fighting and slaying daemons still! In all of their glory:
Spool forward to today. I’ve decided to turn my hand to the 8th Brotherhood, the Silver Blades. With the codex in hand and the interweb I’ve invested in some lovely tomb/mausoleum bases and even mini candles for them. The theme is that 8th have been cleansing the Red Fall worlds and found sub cults deeply hidden in the cemetery worlds therein.
Edited by battle captain corpus, 02 September 2021 - 10:01 AM.