That is the way GW have always done it and according to you with what you have said Space Wolves will be either a January/February 2015 release
Never knew about their schedules and processes but what you say makes sense. So if they get their act together and speed things up a wee bit (what with efficiencies and lessons-learnt from all these new kits and armies), we might get em' in time for X'mas?!? Wouldn't that be simply nice!!!