Originally Posted by Androxine Vortex
I hate that you have to be that young to become Astartes. It says that when finding new recruits their minds are tested and they are put through a bunch of rigorous tests but I really dont see how you can see how mentaly prepared you are at such a young age.
I know the knights of Caliban had lots a training all tehir life but they are teenagers. It just seems off to me and I cant put my finger on it, you know?
Space Marines recruit from worlds where children are taught how to fight before they learn how to walk.
40k's 14 is our 21. For Astartes, anyways.