Here it finally is! SN Battle Reports first of four in our long awaited Badab War Campaign! The Betrayal at Grief!. The Badab War was a major rebellion in the Imperium’s history, led by Lugft Huron and the Astral Claws. He first conquered the Badab Sector. Posts about BADAB WAR CAMPAIGN written by doublek
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From this point onwards in the conflict, the Secessionists were only able to conduct commerce raids and targeted strikes cammpaign were carried out by the vessels of the Executioners and Lamenters Chapter fleets. They stay where they are… obviously tripping up on the body of the Chapter Master and a certain tactical marine on the way… they had used their packs in the movement phase. The Astral Claws assigned detachments to further wae the Tyrant’s Legion in order to purge them of weak elements.
The bolters fail to wound but a deadly grav gun managers to kill one terminator. While the Minotaurs Chapter ceded overall strategic authority to the war council of the Loyalist Chapters already engaged in the conflict, they deliberately stayed largely aloof and distant from its general chain of command, distancing themselves from the other Chapters as was their wont and deferring to the Legate Inquisitor’s authority more often than that of the Lord High Commander Carab Culln or his advisors.
Lufgt Huron had all but abandoned the world and the sizable Tyrant’s Legion garrison stationed there to their fate. Turn 2 Loyalists Here are the assault Terminators ready to strike the enemy with their powerful lighting claws or out flank them should the AC captain decide to join the party.
But as the omission persisted, this signaled to wqr Mechanicus that there was some darker motive at work. They succeeded in destroying the Loyalist outposts, listening stations and the vital Astropathic relay complex on the night moons of the Khymara System in one stroke.
At the close of They found the Imperial Commander and Karthan Sector Governor, Satrap Tanit Koenig, culpable for provoking the war, and she and the worlds she commanded were brutally punished.
Though Inquisitor Frain had theoretical command of the forces prosecuting the Legatine Mission’s orders on behalf of the High Lords, the overall tactical command campaigb the unified Loyalist Space Marines forces fell to Lord High-Commander Verant Ortys of the Red Scorpions, as Magister Militum; a “first amongst equals” in the commanders of the other Space Marine contingents.
Astral Claws conducting counter insurgency operations – Badab Primaris, ca.
This devastating blow to the Secessionists was swiftly followed by csmpaign. He prayed for survival for him and his chapter, and four nice fellows heard him. The Fire Hawks’ Raptorus Rex claimed the life of the Secessionist Maelstrom Squadron’s only Mars -class BattlecruiserSacred Tetrarchin hadab process when the warship’s mighty Nova Cannon proved unable to prevail against the formidable star-fortress.
The unidentified Space Marine force had come to offer its aid to the Loyalist cause against the Secessionists, claiming to have come in answer to a summons from Terra itself. Calling a conclave with the other Maelstrom Warders the Lamenters and Mantis Warriors chaptershe created his Articles of Just Seccessionwhich laid out his intention to separate the Maelstrom Zone from any tie to campajgn sectors campaitn space.
M41 with some acrimony attached to their departure. Utterly surrounded, the Salamanders force at under a hundred Space Marines was outnumbered more than a thousand to one by the horde of savages and mutants, the brutal inhabitants of a dozen nearby worlds, that rose up before them.
The Badab War Campaign
The Minotaurs’ Chapter Master Asterion Moloc never put in a personal appearance at these councils, and the only evidence that he served during the Badab conflict at all came from pict-footage recovered cqmpaign battle scans and fearful stories spread by the few Secessionist survivors of the Minotaurs’ brutal attacks. Tracking down their Chapter BarqueWae Lacrimarumthey provoked the Lamenters into rushing to its defense M41, Lufgt Huron’s servants delivered a formal document of petition to the High Lords of Terra making a detailed case for complete purging and subduing the Maelstrom and the surrounding area.
The Minotaurs, using their one and only advantage of numbers boarded the Lamenters ‘ ships.
M41, in what would campaibn one of the most remarkable operations of the Badab War. This page was last modified on 30 Augustat The event that became known in Imperial records as the Corcyran Massacre was discovered by an Imperial Navy patrol in Imperial historians now point out that such a man of flawed character should never have been allowed to rise to the command of a Space Marine Chapter.
Less than 20 Fire Hawks were captured alive, and none surrendered, but campign struggles brought time for an Astropathic message to be dispatched to their Chapter warning of their fate and who they had fought. Despite this, the loyalists were largely unable to continue with their successes as they were heavily involved in reorganizing their own forces for much of the year.
M41 – The Vaxhallian Genocide The ruins of Old City were re-purposed and rebuilt as an internment and processing centre to handle Galen VI’s population. The Secessionists suffered the worst at the hands of these non-aligned forces during the Badab War.
With the threat of the Endymion Cluster neutralised, the Carcharodons redeployed, splitting their fleets to patrol the Loyalists rear echelons and relieve the Minotaurs and Red Scorpions to consolidate ahead of the expected invasion of the Badab Sector.
M41 and the system reclaimed for the Loyalists. Only Lamenters Battle-Brothers survived to be interned on the prison hulk orbiting Campaignn for the rest of the war.
Badab War: End of the Beginning
Huron’s activity did not cause any great concern in the various senior Imperial circles for some time; Astartes chapters being lax in delivering their gene-seed tithes was not exactly a new occurrence, and seeing as Huron’s tithes were delivered to the Administratum through the ‘middle-men’ of the Karthago Sectorno-one in particular high authority was disturbed by the slackening off of Badab resources.
Departmento Cartographicae map detailing the Maelstrom Zone. This Loyalist advance effectively forced the remaining Mantis Warriors forces into a purely defensive posture, isolating them from the Badab Sector and their Secessionist allies.
The Exorcists and Sons of Medusa conquered it, turning the defenses against campaigb Astral Claws in the system. In the year The joint Astartes strike force made planetfall and immediately attacked the Secessionist bastions and training camps. With the Lamenters removed from the war, the worlds of Sagan and Nadab in loyalist hands and the Angstrom Mechanicus neutralised, the Secessionists were placed heavily on the back foot at the beginning of the year When the two Chapters launched their Drop Pods and Thunderhawk gunships they divided wzr chosen killing grounds.
Some decent shooting means that two more astral claw marines are removed from play. An invasion force composed of elements of the Sons of Medusa and forces of the Inquisition once more invaded the contested world of Galen VI, but this time met with success.
But soon the star-faring Chapter quickly became bogged down protecting Imperial shipping along the Pale Stars region and the outlying Maelstrom Zone’s colonies as the Secessionists renewed their offensive.
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There are several companies making affordable battle mats and very cool terrain. Soon the Warders became hard pressed by an upsurge of daemonic incursions and corsair attacks, pushing them into an increasingly defensive posture and suspending all operations near the Maelstrom itself.
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