Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Apocalypse Angel Rhino



Rhino apc used by the Apocalypse Angels chapter of the Adeptus Astartes during the Stygian Wars.  The Apocalypse Angels made frequent use of the rhino in spearheading assaults to open the way for the Imperial Guard throughout the Stygian Wars.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Apocalypse Angels tactical squad




During the Stygian Wars the Apocalypse Angels chapter of the Adeptus Astartes was extremely active on a number of warzones with tactical marine squads deployed in force across numerous theatres of war.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Fall of Jorvik




Jorvik Uprising- Within two days the cultists and their alpha Legion Allies had overthrown Imperial rule in Jorvik and plunged Umbria Prime into civil war.  Cultist moved through Jorvik and began to fortify it from the inevitable Imperial response once the Imperium learned of Jorvik's fall.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Col. Alexseev's last stand





Jorvik Uprising- Col Alexseev commanding the 78th Kharkovian guard regiment and in charge of the defense of Jorvik is cut down by a mass of cultists led by the Alpha Legion.  With the death of Alexseev all organized resistance to the uprising collapsed.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Ambushing the relief force




Jorvik Uprising- A relief force stationed outside Jorvik races into the city to stop the uprising only to be ambushed by Alpha Legion marines and cultists who were waiting for just such a scenario.  Trapped in the confines of Jorvik and caught by surprise the relief force is quickly wiped out.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Lone sniper



Jorvik Uprising- most of the Imperial military was caught flat footed by the insurrection and were wiped out in barracks.  A few escaped and put up what resistance they could.  Above a lone soldier of the 78 kharkovian guard snipes at cultists in the streets below.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Killing the Astropaths




Jorvik uprising- The Astropaths not cut down in the initial minutes of the uprising were hunted down by packs of Alpha Legion possessed ensuring no help would be coming right away from off world.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Siezing the power grid



Jorvik uprising- Chaos cults moved quickly early on in the uprising to sieze control of the power grid in Umbria's capital city of Jorvik.  Mechanicus guardians were overwhelmed by the sheer numbers of cultists that made up the insurrection.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

assassinating the planetary govenor




Jorvik uprising- The first day of the uprising a small kill team of Alpha Legion Chosen assassinated the planetary governor for Umbria.  This led to an unclear chain of command and mass confusion amongst imperial officials leaving them unable to counter act the uprising quickly.

Friday, February 17, 2017

The Jorvik uprising



Jorvik- Umbria Prime-  Umbria prime was thought to be secure well behind Imperial lines during the Stygian Wars.  Thus it came as quite a shock to Imperial High command when the capital city of Jorvik suddenly erupted in an uprising.  The Uprising came suddenly led by Alpha Legion forces leading a number of cults in the city.  It was rumored that Icon of Insurrection was even raised during the initial uprising though that report has yet to be verified.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Supply dump


 
 
Above we see servitors offload critical supplies at a supply dump near the front line.    These small but vital actions allowed Imperial forces to continue offensive operations against the Stygian Empire.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Crashed captured Aquilla






A crashed Aquilla lander sits on the battlefield.  From the paint job it is obviously a captured aquilla that has been pressed into Stygian service. The debris in the wreckage consisting of fuel drums and shell ammunition indicates this captured aquilla was either a supply vehicle or a Kamikaze craft used at the start of an orbital or air mobile assault.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Dark Pegasus colony




The conquest of the Pegasus asteroid mining complex led to the creation of the Dark Pegasus colony.  A place where the Dark Mechanicus exploited the natural resources to feed the Stygian Empire's war machine while using prisoners captured in the Stygian wars as a slave labor force.  The Dark Pegasus colony garnered a black reputation of having an 80% mortality rate amongst prsoners in the first 2 months.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Last Stand of the 53rd




Pegasus asteroid mining complex- the swift assault of the Dark Mechanicus soon saw the garrison force of the 53rd Anglican surrounded.  With no hope left the 53rd put up a last stand where they were determined to make the invaders pay in blood .