I'm repainting some old stormtroopers today (had 30 of the previous ones, not as fond of the kasrkin)....and it struck me.
The sculptor for these guys MUST have been a david drake fan.
Has anyone else noticed the similarity to the Hammer's Slammers descriptions of their clamshell armour?
"You've heard of animals chewing off a leg to escape a trap? There's an animal kind of trick. A human would remain in the trap, endure the pain, feigning death that he might kill the trapper and remove a threat to his kind."
"The best years are the forties; after fifty a man begins to deteriorate, but in the forties he is at the maximum of his villainy."