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post #11 of 16 (permalink) Old 11-07-10, 08:33 AM
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yeah, the legion turn up when the need is great, kick arse big time then disappear back to the pub, ummm i mean the warp, when the jobs done, leaveing no trace but the memourys of the ones they saved

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Originally Posted by WinZip View Post
Supposedly the LotD are the remnants of the Fire Hawks chapter that was lost to the warp. I guess the warp changed them in such a way to give them the ability and apperance of vengeful ghosts. Its also rumored LotD are the ghosts of long dead SM heroes given form again by the Emperor himself. And yes they "ghost out" once there job is done.
i thought that myself, any sources i can look at?
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Fire Hawks they are.
Its all a bit hazy now but its probably worth checking out the background for Sergeant Centurius in WD 195.

He was a special Character that was released for the celebrations of GWs 100th store opening on March 2/3 1996 and was sculpted by Jes Goodwin.

I know that the hint has been put in print somewhere and thats my best guess for now.

Heres what Lexicanum have to say which is pretty conclusive.

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thanks winzip much appreciated
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Lex cites them as being them as being part of the cursed founding and from the smurfs.
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Entirely possible. The LotD actually appears in the novel The Chapter`s Due written by Graham McNeill. Though it never actually says that they are the LotD you`d have to be pretty not to see it in black and white.

They appear from the flames, kick ass, then return to the flames.

One of them however, leans in and tells Captain Ventris some great secret before he disappears. Uriel recognises him as some long lost captain from history, suggesting that the LotD is comprised of space marine spirits, whether they be Fire Hawks or not.

It makes sense in a way. After all we have psychic manifestations in other imperial sources, Celestine and the Sanguinor for instance.

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