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Here's the back story to Arrow company
They are led by the pertanacious Marius Konstantin. Konstantin was honoured with a name after he personally
put a champion of the ruinous powers to the sword. Even by Krieg standards he is cold and laconic.
Konstantin took command on the world of Phosphous, after his predecessor colonel 12 was bludgeoned by a
Fighting along side the Krieg were a number of Catachan regiments. The Catachans looked on in disbelief as
rank after rank of Kriegsmen marched shoulder to shoulder towards the enemy. It was seen as near
suicidal by the light infantry of Catachan. As the campaign progressed the Catachan soldiers began to
respect, if not understand the Krieg mentality. The Krieg had been given a new nickname by thier allies,
they were referred to as "mules". This was so because they marched to war with all the equipment they would
need for the entire campaign on their backs. Also it was said that the lasguns used by the Krieg were said
to "kick like a mule." Even after the hostilities the nickname had stuck and arrow company would forever be
After the offensive on Phosphous, the remnants of the Krieg forces were combined into a reformed 317th and
Marius' Mules had an influx of reinforcements. The new regiment was charged with attacking a hill top
stronghold garrisoned by Iron Warriors Chaos Spacemarines. After six abandoned assaults it was arrow
company's turn. A creaping barrage was called in with the lead grenadiers voxing co-ordinates to artillery
HQ. The company advanced into the smoke, after three hours the call came in, the attack had succeeded and the
enemy force had been destroyed. The slaughter had been horrific, pieces of infantry men scattered everywhere.
It looked as though it was a pyrrhic victory at best.
Though this was the way they were trained to fight. These were men of the Death Korps of Krieg and there would
always be more bodies, more men ready to lay down thier lives, in the sevice of the Emperor.
I'll try to add some more close up pics, when I get a minute.
Hope you enjoyed the fluff, thanks again for your comments