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Loyalist Space Marines Brotherhood of Praetor XIII Legion LASC DIY Liber Astartes Chapter Brother Lunkhead

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INDEX ASTARTES

 

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The Liberation Knights Chapter

 

"Citizens of the Imperium, look to the skies and take courage. Liberation is at hand."

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CHAPTER INDEX

 

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Brother Cyrus of the 2nd Attack Squad, Gamma Company in basic livery
Primogenitor Legion: XIII Legion, Ultramarines

 

Primogenitor Primarch: Roboute Guilliman

 

Founding: =][= REDACTED BY ORDER OF THE INQUISITION =][=

 

Chapter Master: Nicodemus Furore

 

Home world: Elisius IV

 

Chapter Monastery: Aquilae Oculus (The Eagle's Eye)

 

Strength: Approximately 1,000 Line Astartes

 

Specialty: Vanguard assault and decapitation strike

 

Heraldry: Downward pointing sword, breaking a horizontal chain 

                against a red, white and blue striped shield

 

Chapter Colors: Insignia Red, Insignia White, Insignia Blue

                          Special Note: The Liberation Knights often incorporate

                                                 camouflage or base field color in their 

                                                 armor livery as is practical to a given

                                                 theatre of operations.

 

Battle Cry: Liberatatem Gladio (Freedom by the sword)

 

 

 

 

HISTORY

 

T
o their allies and brother space marine chapters, the Liberation Knights are a young and energetic chapter, eager to make a name for itself by throwing itself into battle at every opportunity, often at the tip of the spear of Imperial campaigns. Like all new chapters, they are quick to the fight and inexperienced. Only the Liberation Knights and a chosen few Imperial organizations know the real truth of it.

 

A few, such as the venerable Bjorn, the Fell Handed of the Space Wolves still live who have seen with their own eyes, the founding of the Imperium of Man, its rise and glory lead by the hand of The Emperor and it's fall and slide into darkness at the hand of Horus Lupercal. Among these rare souls unknown to but a few, the Chapter Masters and Veterans of five young chapters witnessed these wonderous and cursed beginnings as warriors of Roboute Guilliman's XIII Legion, Ultramarines. Many of these veterans of the XIII Legion are the founding members of the LIberation Knights Space Marine chapter. This is their story.

 

Origin

 

It is 018.M31, the third year of the Great Scouring. The traitor Horus is dead and the forces of the ruinous powers are in full retreat. At last, the Imperium was on the offensive. As part of the Great Scouring, Lord Commander Roboute Guilliman has launched retribution fleets with broad mandates to seek out and destroy Chaos forces and enclaves, and to aid to aid loyal forces and citizens as necessary. Among these avenging armadas is Retribution Fleet Praetor, under command of Chapter Master Mericus Bellerophon and spearheaded by his 14th Chapter of the XIII Legion, Ultramarines. At the point of Bellerophon's spear was often found First Captain Nicodemus Furore and his 214th Assault Battallion, Ultores.

 

On 018237.M31, Furore had returned to Fleet Praetor proper with his task force after pursing and destroying a splinter fleet of the Alpha Legion. During the civil war, Furore had witnessed many atrocities committed by the Alpha Legion and fought numerous running battles with them. He especially relished every chance he was given to fight his particular foe. Within days of his return, Fleet Praetor came under attack from a large Chaos fleet. To the exclusion of all else, the Ruinous Forces set upon the thousands of refugee ships Fleet Praetor  was escorting to Imperial space. Furore, like his commander understood the situation and what must be done. He immediately offered up his task force to attack the enemy fleet to allow the bulk of Fleet Praetor and the refugee ships to escape. Bellerophon refused his first captain's request in favor of a force made up of Imperial Navy forces lead by another close friend, Fleet Master Marcus Voyen. Voyen, a veteran, and master of fleet tactics had enough ships and fire power to tie up and cripple the Chaos fleet. But, in order to inflict such damage, there would be no return.

 

As Voyen's forces rounded on the foe, Fleet Praetor and their refugee charges slid into the warp. Furore said a silent blessing for Voyen and in the Emperor's name, swore eternal vengeance as he followed his Chapter Master.

 

Upon entering the warp, Furore's task force slammed into a warp storm more savage than any he had ever encountered. Many of his ships were smashed or swept away from the bulk of the fleet. After what seemed like and eternity, Furore's own battle barge, the Light of Freedom exited the warp along with the battered survivors of his task force. But, where was the rest of the fleet? Where was Bellerophon? After assessing damage and initiating repairs, Furore commanded searches, but of the main fleet there was no sign or signal. From his navigators, he received the most disturbing news. The warp had ejected them one hundred centuries into the future.  But Furore, is unruffled. With faith in the Emperor and Bellerophon, he launches pathfinder ships to search for Fleet Praetor and news of the Imperium. After twenty-five years of searching, fighting and liberating lost Imperial worlds from xeno races and chaos tyrants in the northern reaches of the galaxy, Furore makes contact with Bellerophon and rejoins his chapter master and continues the search for the rest of the fleet.

 

After many battles and long searching over more than a century, Bellerophon is finally content that he has made contact with all surviving elements of his fleet. He has lost many ships along with over five thousand Astartes, and countless freemen and civilian refugees. Also, through an extensive intelligence network he and his Librarius have established, he has a clear view of what has become of the Imperium. They are truly in a dark age, in every sense of the word.

 

At the end of what would later be known as the First Tyrannic War, and after furious battle with the Tyrannid invaders on the edges of Ultramar, Bellerophon makes contact with Macrage and meets with Marneus Calgar in secret. Once convinced of the truth behind Bellerophon's fantastic tale, the two Chapter Masters confer and make plans for the inevitable confrontation with the Inquisition.

 

For Calgar and the Ultramarines, meeting  Astartes from the XIII Legion is a miracle. To actually speak with brothers who stood with the Emperor and the Primarch, who witnessed the Emperor's dream made manifest and then sundered by Horus' treason is nothing short of a wonder for them. For the Inquisition, it is nothing short of the ultimate nightmare. To actually have eye witnesses to the Horus Heresy walking in the Imperium is intolerable. The Inquisition arrives in force with elements of Battlefleet Ultima, demanding the surrender of Bellerophon, his Astartes, and all freemen and civilians under his authority. The inquisitorial forces are faced by ships of the Ultramarines, the Ultramar Defense Force, and elements of Retribution Fleet Praetor. Inquisitor Aegottubg tells Chapter Master Calgar that more forces are on their way. Calgar smiles and assures the Inquisitor that they most certainly are. Numerous warp portals appear at the Mandeville Point and swarms of Primogenitor war ships pour through and take up battle positions behind the Imperial naval forces, weapons locked.

 

After long and tense deliberation, a compromise is arrived at. Under supervision of the Ultramarines Chapter, Bellerophon and his people will submit to inspection by the Inquisition and the Grey Knights. Once cleared, the forces of Retribution Fleet Praetor will be divided into five groups that will form the nucleus of five new chapters of Astartes. The new chapters will then take charge of all accompanying freemen and civilians who will be bonded in servitude to the chapters for life as will their children and children's children in perpetuity. Secret charters are issued, and all are sworn to silence.

 

Thus are born the Praetorian Sword, the Ursan Lords, the Hammers of Ultramar, the Hospitallers Militant and the Liberation Knights, five new Space Marine chapters to bring the Emperor's Light to the darkness.

 

Creation of the Brotherhood of Praetor

 

Before embarking on their individual destinies, the Masters of the five chapters swear eternal friendship and loyalty. Each promises to come to the aid of the others when called.

 

The Tobrec Iron Worlds Liberation Campaign

 

In their first major engagement, the Liberation Knights spearhead an ad hoc Imperial force to liberate the Tobrec forge system from a warband of the Black Legion. First, they must attack and take control simultaneously four defense planetoids before the Chaos forces can fully activate them. If the Knights fail, the liberation fails.

 

The Fell Devil Straits Purgation Campaign

 

The Liberation Knights engage the Dark Eldar in a protracted war to eliminate piracy in the straits.

 

The Elisian Liberation Campaign

 

The Liberation Knights extract and destroy a Tau army of occupation in the Elisian star system, and purge the corrupt leadeship which allowed this affront to the Imperium. The Chapter is rewarded with Elisius IV as its new home world.

 

The Lernaean Liberation Campaign

 

Tracking an Alpha Legion warband to its citadel base on the swamp world of Lerna II, Beta Company gives battle. While engaging Alpha Legion forces on the ground, all contact is lost with Beta Company.

 

The End of the 41st Millennium and the Coming Darkness

 

It is the end of the 41st Millennium and the forces of the Liberation Knights are stretched across multiple fronts with no respite in sight. Beta Company has been lost.  A Council of the Brotherhood of Praetor is declared. Prognosticators and Tarot Readers from each chapter read the same signs. A great cataclysm will befall the Imperium. Storms are building in the warp. War drums are sounding. Abaddon will unleash a new crusade across the galaxy, but where or when, no one can say. All the prophets can say is that it will be soon. The Brotherhood agrees that they will consolidate their forces in the northern reaches of the galactic plain, near their bastions of power to watch and prepare. Furore sends scouts to watch the Eye of Terror for signs. Now, all he can do is wait. It is the year 999M.41 and there is only war.

 

CHAPTER ORGANIZATION

 

T
he Chapter is generally organized along the lines of the Codex Astartes, with a few exceptions. The line companies each carry two additional Assault Squads of five Astartes each, while reducing its Devastator Squads to five men each as well. While of ancient birth and with access to massive relic armor and exotic siege weapons, the Liberation Knights eschewed these weapons for simpler ones such as the Rhino, Razorback, Predator, Whirlwind and Vindicator which are more compatible with its tactics.

 

Chapter Order of Battle

 

Chapter Command

 

  • Chapter Master of the Liberation Knights: Nicodemus Furore, called The Eagle
  • The Eagle's Talons: Honor Guard to the Chapter Master (10 Vanguard Veterans seconded from Alpha Company)
  • The Voice: Advisors to the Chapter Master
  • Equerries and serfs

 

Reclusium

 

Librarius

 

Apothecarium

 

Armorium

 

Fleet

 

Veteran Company

 

  • Alpha Company (called the Eagle's Avengers)

 

Battle Companies

 

  • Beta Company (called the Fire Serpents)
  • Gamma Company (called the Lightning Swords)
  • Delta Company (called the Howling Storm)
  • Epsilon Company (called the Black Spear)

 

Reserve Companies

 

  • Zeta Company (Tactical Reserve)
  • Iota Company (Tactical Reserve)
  • Kappa Company (Assault Reserve)
  • Lambda Company (Heavy Support Reserve)

 

Scout/Training Company

 

  • Nu Company 

 

WARRIORS OF NOTE

 

From the Chapter Command

 

  • Nicodemus Furore (Chapter Master of the Liberation Knights)
  • Orbis Ruptor (Champion of the Chapter)
  • Stavus Exterus (Chief Librarian, Master of the Sanctum Sanctorum)
  • Roter Herronimus (Master of the Reclusium, called the Crimson Chaplain)
  • Antonius Obstrinxerus (Master of the Forge, called Ferrum Virum)
  • Tor Odyssius (Master of the Fleet, called Thunder and Lightning)

 

From Alpha Company

 

  • Kibrius Simonius (Brother Captain, called Primus Vindicem)

 

From Beta Company

 

  • Boran Zemorus (Brother Captain, called Master of Serpents)

 

RECRUITMENT AND GENE-SEED

 

P
rior to the aquisition of its home world, the Liberation Knights recruited by way of tithe from the worlds they liberated. Upon settling on Elisius IV, the Chapter now recruits by way of The Challenge. Every five years youths travel from their homes to the foot of the Eagle's Claw, the highest mountain and home to the Chapter fortress monastery. Those who successfully climb the mountain and reach the fortress monastery are accepted into the Chapter as neophytes.

 

The gene-seed of the Chapter is exceptionally pure and produces exceptional marines, the likes not seen since ancient times. The secret to the quality of gentic material is that it has not been diluted over many millennia. It is the direct product of the progenoid glands of Astartes who served in the XIII Legion, Ultramarines.

 

COMBAT DOCTRINE AND BELIEFS

 

T
o fight its lightning wars against the dark forces that bedevil the Imperium of Man, the Liberation Knights rely on fast ships, fleet warriors and lightning tactics, all in accordance with the Codex of their mighty Primarch, Roboute Guilliman, mostly. Chapter Master Nicodemus Furore is not above bending a rule or two to achieve victory.

 

The core of the strategic and tactical doctrines of the Liberation Knights is to strike hard and fast at nerve centers and weak points in enemy lines. To achieve victory, the chapter relies on scouts behind enemy lines to provide accurate intelligence and to sew mayhem. Fast ships deliver drop pods and assault troops in the initial wave of an attack, quickly bolstered by fast moving tanks and covered by swift gunships. 

 

In the void, the Master of the Fleet employs fast, maneuverable ships to harass enemy vessels to deny their ground forces orbital support. The tactics Odyssius favors were learned and inspired by his time spent observing the White Scars during the Great Crusade. He has spent decades refitting his ships in line with the designs of the Great Khan in order to increase speed and maneuverability.

 

When not engaged in battle, the slower, more powerful battle barges are used as logistical support hubs for the battle companies. This allows the Liberation Knights to spread their wings across multiple wide fronts and still maintain rapid repair and a steady supply line.

 

Although the Chapter might occasionally stretch the interpretation of the Codes Astartes, they give it all due respect as they do their Primarch. The Chapter honors the teachings and genetic heritage of Roboute Guilliman as they are still inspired by his vision and that of the Emperor, whom they honor as the pinacle of human evolution. Although they do not see the Emperor as a god, they are tolerant and understanding of those that do, for they see value in this as well.

 

CHAPTER HERALDRY AND LIVERY

 

T
he heraldry of the Liberation Knights is that of a downward pointing black sword, breaking a black chain against a shield of red, white and blue vertical stripes. Red signifies the blood of sacrifice, blue, the purity of purpose and white for lightning swiftness of attack. Every Astartes wears this shield proudly on their left paldron.

 

The basic livery of the Chapter armor is blue with red gloves, forearms and elbow guard. Company colors are visible on the  trim of both paldrons, the chest plate aquila and a low gothic number on the left knee guard, signifying the bearer's squad. Chaplains wear the color of black death, while Librarians are liveried in the traditional blue of the Librarius. Traditional tactical and command marks are in white. Veterans are marked by a vertical white stripe across the top of the helmet. In many campaigns the Liberation Knights find it a useful enhancement by coloring their armor in camouflage or a general color of the terrain they are fighting in.

 

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(LEFT) Veteran Brother Rimaldus, Alpha Company, 3rd Sternguard Squad, standard livery (CENTER LEFT) Brother Clavius, Delta Company, 2nd Attack Squad, standard livery (CENTER RIGHT) Neophyte Scout Barnabus, standard livery (RIGHT) Brother Sergeant Duganus, Delta Company, 4th Assault Squad, Elisian Liberation Campaign livery

 

 

SUMMARY

 

T
he Liberation Knights honor their Primarch by holding fast to his dream of a better Imperium, and bringing death and destruction to the enemies of man with lightning speed and ferocity.

 

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Greetings Liberites and welcome to the Liberation Knights article shell. I hope to have this article completed (mostlyunsure.png that is) in time for the end of Phase 1 of the 2021 Liber Astartes Swap Challenge. Right now the majority of this article is in notes and in my head. I'm just stubborn and mad enough to think I can finish this and a second article in timewacko.png Wish me luckyes.gif

 

The genesis of this article can be found below. It's an idea draft for my first incarnation of the Liberation Knights that I formed while developing my primary DIY chapter, the Praetorian Sword that was first presented for the LASC 2019.

 

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For those who are gluttons for punishment, the entire original thread can be accessed here. The basic idea is intact, but much of the detail has changed. I must thank Bjorn Firewalker for his relentless critique of this chapter. He inspired me to revisit many of my initial ideas and make many changes that I hope are for the better. Thanks for that Brother Bjornyes.gif


Edited by Brother Lunkhead, 06 April 2021 - 02:25 AM.

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That’s an enjoyable start. All the freedom and liberation at the end of a gun stuff clearly points to the “Americantricity” of this chapter, but I think it is appropriate in context.

I enjoyed this confrontation between the Ultramarines and the Inquisition, and how it was concluded- a neat way to spawn several chapters from one initial idea.

Nicodemus Furore is an excellent name by the way! :D
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All the freedom and liberation at the end of a gun stuff clearly points to the “Americantricity” of this chapter, but I think it is appropriate in context.

That's one of the themes that I was going for with this chapter. I'm intermixing this with other compatible themes to create something that's just a bit over the top. The trick will be to lay it on thick without the chapter looking silly. Due to their closeness to Ultramarines of old, these guys are a bit idealistic. They've witnessed the potential of the Imperium, so they know that a better future is possible, or at least was, before the Heresy. Their idealism though is tempered by what they experience during the Heresy, its aftermath and what the Imperium has become. But, they are true believers nevertheless, and really see themselves as liberators. What comes in the aftermath of each liberation campaign though, is someone else's problem. Nevertheless, if in the process they are able to dispense some justice, show a little compassion, make a bad situation better, or piss off the Inquisition, so much the betteryes.gif

 

 

I enjoyed this confrontation between the Ultramarines and the Inquisition, and how it was concluded- a neat way to spawn several chapters from one initial idea.

All of these chapters started off in my head some years ago as independent foundings and fairly conventional in their origins, but as time went on I saw connecting themes and realized they needed a common origin. I came up with a number or origin stories, but eventually eliminated most as too contrived, or dead ending at some point. The storyline I eventually put down was really all I had left in the end. I think that allowing the story to evolve in the direction it did made it more natural even though aspects did stretch the lore more than a bit.

 

Unfortunately unfortunate events at work have been a huge distraction, and if I'm to give this article the attention it needs, I'm going to miss the Phase 1 completion deadline. But I'll finish it up anyway and should have it all wrapped up before the end of Phase 2.

 

 

Nicodemus Furore is an excellent name by the way! biggrin.png

 

ssshhhh......msn-wink.gif


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They sound really interesting. A Relic from Old Days.

 

To be honest, iam not sure about the Calgar Inquistion Stand Off. But iam eager to read more in this path.



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To be honest, iam not sure about the Calgar Inquistion Stand Off. But iam eager to read more in this path.

Thanks for your interest Brother.

 

As far as the Calgar/Inquisition stand off goes, that was worked out and settled during the 2019 LASC here.


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Finally finishedsweat.gif ..... well, mostly finishedwhistling.gif I'm not very satisfied with the article, but it gets the point across. I'll be adding a few more details over the next few days and weeks to give it more depth. I hope you all find it interesting. As always, comments and cash are appreciatedmsn-wink.gif


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Added some new illustrations for the Heraldry and Livery section. Let me know what you think.


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The pictures look good, but why are Veteran Brother Rimaldus's greaves (shin protectors) red? Is that standard livery for Alpha Company or Sternguard Veterans? Is it meant to symbolize something, e.g., to commemorate [insert war or battle], where the fighting was so fierce, all surviving Liberation Knights had their greaves stained red with blood from the enemy corpses piled high at their feet?
Wolf Scout- Catachan barking toad eggs+ Thousand Sons Marine= Fun! (Wolves of Catachan)

Warhammer 40,000+ Star Wars- Rian Johnson- Reylo= AWESOME! (Knights of Renaissance)

Reasons to use the Steel Crusaders ('Codex: Space Marines' supplement) or the Iron-hearted Angels ('Codex: Blood Angels' supplement): Because you think giving Sternguard Veterans a heavy bolter wtih special issue HEAVY BOLTER ammunition is ALMOST as much fun as shoehorning an Earthshaker cannon into a Land Raider.

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... and the winner is Bjorn Firewalkerthumbsup.gif You got it just so. This is standard livery for Alpha Co. It commemorates a particularly fierce battle (pre-chapter) wherein by the end, they were knee deep in heretic blood...... mingled with much of their ownsad.png


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Nicodemus Furore (Chapter Master of the Liberation Knights)
Orbis Ruptor (Champion of the Chapter)
Stavus Exterus (Chief Librarian, Master of the Sanctum Sanctorum)
Roter Herronimus (Master of the Reclusium, called the Crimson Chaplain)
Antonius Obstrinxerus (Master of the Forge, called Ferrum Virum)
Tor Odyssius (Master of the Fleet, called Thunder and Lightning)...

Kibrius Simonius (Brother Captain, called Primus Vindicem)...

Boran Zemorus

Are their namesakes who I think they are? Nick Fury as Chapter Master, Doctor Strange as Chief Librarian, the Red Skull as Master of the Reclusiam, Iron Man as Master of the Forge, Thor as Master of the Fleet, Baron Zemo as a Captain? Who are the Chapter Champion and CAPT Simonius named after?

And why make villains like the Red Skull and Baron Zemo the Master of the Reclusiam and a Captain, respectively, instead of heroes or antiheroes, e.g., the Punisher as Master of the Reclusiam, Falcon and/or Bucky as Captains?

Nitpick:
Spoiler

Wolf Scout- Catachan barking toad eggs+ Thousand Sons Marine= Fun! (Wolves of Catachan)

Warhammer 40,000+ Star Wars- Rian Johnson- Reylo= AWESOME! (Knights of Renaissance)

Reasons to use the Steel Crusaders ('Codex: Space Marines' supplement) or the Iron-hearted Angels ('Codex: Blood Angels' supplement): Because you think giving Sternguard Veterans a heavy bolter wtih special issue HEAVY BOLTER ammunition is ALMOST as much fun as shoehorning an Earthshaker cannon into a Land Raider.

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Brother Bjorn, thanks for the spell check. All corrected. As to the rest...... merely a coincidencewhistling.gif


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Nicodemus Furore (Chapter Master of the Liberation Knights)
Orbis Ruptor (Champion of the Chapter)
Stavus Exterus (Chief Librarian, Master of the Sanctum Sanctorum)
Roter Herronimus (Master of the Reclusium, called the Crimson Chaplain)
Antonius Obstrinxerus (Master of the Forge, called Ferrum Virum)
Tor Odyssius (Master of the Fleet, called Thunder and Lightning)...

Kibrius Simonius (Brother Captain, called Primus Vindicem)...

Boran Zemorus

Are their namesakes who I think they are? Nick Fury as Chapter Master, Doctor Strange as Chief Librarian, the Red Skull as Master of the Reclusiam, Iron Man as Master of the Forge, Thor as Master of the Fleet, Baron Zemo as a Captain? Who are the Chapter Champion and CAPT Simonius named after?

And why make villains like the Red Skull and Baron Zemo the Master of the Reclusiam and a Captain, respectively, instead of heroes or antiheroes, e.g., the Punisher as Master of the Reclusiam, Falcon and/or Bucky as Captains?

Well, I think Brother Bjorn deserves a better response. My last post was on the fly between real world crises, and now I've got more time for a proper answer.

 

This chapter and it's story is coming from several inspirational points. The first was a lone Space Marine mini sitting in a display cabinet in one of my favorite FLGS's. He was made up to look like Captain America and that made me chuckle, and he stayed in the back of my mind all these years. I conceived the chapter name some time ago after I actually started collecting and building Space Marines (circa 2006 - 2009). Back then it was just a name and nothing else. I actually started formulating a story for the name during the 2019 LASC and finally put it down here to fulfill and oath I made to Brother Cambrius (he probably doesn't remember, but an oath is an oath) during that event, so here we arehappy.png wacko.png

 

To answer your question concerning the Chapter Master, Chief Librarian, Masters of the Forge and Fleet, yes. There's no time for subtlety here. Since this is never going to be much more than a few articles long and probably a few miniatures to go with it, and I have no illusions that my scribblings are going to generate much following, I'm laying it on pretty thick here. My only hope is the chuckle to eye rolling ratio will slightly favor the chuckle. It's all in fun.

 

As to the name of the Chapter Champion and 1st Company Captain names, I couldn't make it a total give away now could Imsn-wink.gif  I will tell you that the Champion name is a Latinization of a title given to one of the founding members of Marvel Comics Avengers found in a major storyline. If you can accurately translate his name, you'll be able to easily find out who it is. The answer to the identity of the Captain is in his name.

 

The Red Skull as Master of the Reclusiam was inspired by the story of the Soul Drinkers. Baron Zemo.... if I tell you that, it sort of gives the whole story away, and I think I've planted enough easter eggs for fraters to figure out where this is all going.

 

My plans from here on are to firm up this article by filling in the details for the chapter history and some more details in some of the other major areas. This will all be done before the end of the 2021 LASC. Like all good serials and comic book series, the history of the Liberation Knights will be left on a cliff hanger, to be continued with next year's LASC (there will be on next year, even if I have to sponsor iteek.gif). I will tell you that the next article will conclude the story and follow the Liberation Knights into Imperium Nihilus and the Indomitus era.


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As to the name of the Chapter Champion and 1st Company Captain names, I couldn't make it a total give away now could Imsn-wink.gif  I will tell you that the Champion name is a Latinization of a title given to one of the founding members of Marvel Comics Avengers found in a major storyline. If you can accurately translate his name, you'll be able to easily find out who it is. The answer to the identity of the Captain is in his name.

Ahh, I know this one!

 

That makes the Chapter Champion the Hulk (the name being a World War Hulk reference) while the other guy's named after Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, who created Cap's character and look respectively.

 

I'll be sure to keep the naming convention in mind for my mini!


Edited by AHorriblePerson, 08 April 2021 - 07:58 PM.

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