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post #21 of 29 (permalink) Old 11-05-10, 12:26 AM
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Will always be Imperial Fists for me, they are the epitome of what a Space Marine should, stalwart and selfless, they are what what the ultramarines try to be, they also have personality.
Well this iss Pre-Heresy, specifically Traitor Legions, so that statement is the opposite of true- the Imperial Fists and the Ultramarines were nothing alike during the Great Crusade.

The Ultramarines were a tactically flexible Legion, the Imperial Fists were not, every company was exactly the same and initiative was not a prized asset- they were often the anvil which other Legions smashed the enemy against.


Anyway mine would have to be- The World Eaters, there's something to be said for a Legion so ferocious that the whisper of their name has the same effect on worlds as that of the Night Lords but for different reasons. When harnessing rage becomes as powerful a tool as inflicting terror your on to a winner
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Heh my bad read the thread title wrong >.< If I had to choose I'd go with Night Lords as well, I would of chosen the Death Guard but I dislike their Primarch and First Captain.

P.S I never said they were alike I just said The Imperial Fists, to me, epitomise what a Space Marine should be and that the Ultramarines claim to be the model of what a Space Marine should be but in my mind the Imperial Fists are.

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I agree with Baron, but again I wanted to pick my top favorites. I would look like an idiot if I just went ahead and named them all


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Gotta go with Luna Wolves. Really cool legion, especially since we get to know a lot of the characters.
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Imperial Fists have personality? The Stone Men? Say it aint so ^^
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I go with Thousand Sons. I just like the whole "we know best, wait we were wrong" story behind their fall from grace.


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Imperial Fists have personality? The Stone Men? Say it aint so ^^
They have a certain edge to them, stuff like the duelling and the pain glove etc Pre heresy as well the stuff I've seen so far on the Imperial Fists has been pretty cool and reinforces my opinion.
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I don't really have one but my favourites were the Thousand Sons, World Eaters and Luna Wolves.

Thousand Sons - They weren't just your average bunch of astartes, only focussing on war. They had several academic pursuits like understanding biology, philosophy etc. Hell, Ahriman even made wine. I just feel that it gave them extra depth that a lot of other legions lacked. Plus, as a legion they were uber powerful.

World Eaters - I just loved their utter fearlesness in combat. Sure they were a bunch of fucking lunatics but they had balls, even for astartes. Like Skraal and his squad in Battle fo the Abyss, charging head on into a Word Bearers firing line without any hesitation. Not to mention that people tended to piss themselves when they heard the WE were coming.

Luna Wolves - They were damn successful for a reason. They did what was needed to to get the job done, even if it wasn't always the most ellagant way to do it. Loken's first duel with Lucius sums this up perfectly. They showed that fighting cleverly is a lot better than trying to be fancy and that's why I liked them.

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Pre heresy world eaters. All we did was get more killy!

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