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Month: January 2018

Chapter Fourteen – Eleusis

Chapter Fourteen – Eleusis

Chapter Fourteen Eleusis       Lights flash ahead of me, dazzling and beautiful like some light show. Plasma bolts, particle beams, and salvos of missiles wreck against my foe. With every second the Imperium’s line fractures as their ships are destroyed. The super-fortresses of Ceres deal destruction against the Champion’s center. I see his fleet form a cocoon around the flagship, protecting the hulking mass with their own bodies. It is no matter. Like a hawk tearing through an…

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Chapter Thirteen – Kaldratos

Chapter Thirteen – Kaldratos

Chapter Thirteen Kaldratos   She gives me the same lop-sided grin she gave me when we were children. That smile is all I recognise of her. In front of me stands Alexis Lotar, the woman who’s nicknamed as the Reaper, for her many victories fighting alongside her unit Death’s Hands. Behind her, nineteen men and women stand, they are all that remain of her units after its hundreds of battles. Behind them looms a WAR-FRAME, white as snow, the entire…

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Chapter Twelve – Eleusis

Chapter Twelve – Eleusis

Chapter Twelve Eleusis     We make our way along the boardwalk of the fortress. The wrath of the sea drenches us as it churns and rages, spitting froth at us from far below. Looking down, I see a sheer drop hundreds of meters into a swirling mess below me. Jagged rocks jut from the reinforced barrier, threatening to carve me up before I even hit the waves if I fall. I still don’t have a plan. Each second changed…

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Chapter Eleven – Eleusis

Chapter Eleven – Eleusis

Chapter Eleven Eleusis   My Obliterators belch steel. Explosions pocket the open space. The Imperium’s lines fracture and break. From my left flank, Myron leads a spearpoint of Frames. Surging forth, my enemies dissipate. Their defences destroyed, their resolve crumbling. I have won. My opponent, Admiral Gaia Bellune, had been a defensive tactician. She never took advantage, never took the bait I offered. At first I had thought her clever when she hadn’t noticed the holes I purposefully left in…

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Part Two: Conflict

Part Two: Conflict

Conflict “Blood reigns over the Imperium! Fear and blood. Not honour. Not mercy. Not decency. I will wipe them away, I will destroy them. For what they did. For who they killed.” – Calliar Cersey