Originally Posted by Brother Arnold
Everyone has their own big flaws except the goody-two shoes completely perfect High Elves.
Actually, they are far from perfect. The High Elves are an arrogant race who show nothing but disdain to all the younger races. They put themselves above them considering the younger races are their playthings. They even still hold slaves, although not like their kin in Naggaroth. High elf slaves are more or less servants but still they are bought. The only reason High Elves would fight next to men or seemingly save mankind or any other race is because the event threatened them as well. The High Elves are still loyal to the Old Ones and consider Chaos a taint to be expunged so they'll march forth and try to destroy Chaos, Skaven and ofcourse Dark Elves. Should it just happen that they save a kingdom or empire by it, well that's quite the image boost. High Elves have become decadent, drinking wine all day long, keeping such things as pleasureslaves (Could be they just like to have those around, no idea but still) and be lazy. There are exceptions which you find amongst the units like Swordmasters and Phoenix Guard but the average High Elf civilian is quite like I described. They don't differ so much from thei evil kin with the exception that they don't get kicks on inflicting pain.
Now to go back on topic. A Warrior of Chaos gone good is probably something like a dwarf shaking an Orcs hand and saying things like "Ah, the hell with what happened two thousand years ago, lets be friends. I have some good human ale to share and I'm thinking of letting my house be redone by some architect from Altdorf. Very good crafters, those humans."
So, no. As said before, Chaos gives them the outlets they couldn't find in their previous religion. And Chaos doesn't sees itsself as bad, perhaps maybe the daemons who must know very well what they're doing. Chaos tribesmen are raised that way. Their world is a doggy eat doggy world where they need to fight to live by the hour while the weaklings in the south enjoy their harvest and sit on their cushioned thrones. According to the Chaos followers, their rightfull ownings got taken away from them and they're deathset to retrieve them.
The reason for all this I think is because in the North they accept things like mutations seeing it as a blessing from their gods. But down in the south they consider it as attrocities done to the already perfectly shaped body of man by the Gods. I've once read a piece of fluff (can't remember where) about a merchant doing trade with the southmost tribes. He told how every three nights women and children left the village and went to the mountains nearby going into caves. Apparently these caves where the houses of their husbands/fathers, men mutated by chaos so badly they are close to spawnhood. They lived in the caves because they were a threat to anyone else than their family. They saw the mutations as a great blessing.
And if you also take in consideration that the greatest honour is to become a deamon prince, which is just your soul being trapped and becoming a plaything for a deamon while it takes over your body. Then you can quite say that the followers of Chaos can in no way be compared to the southeners. They have no regrets, what might happen is that a warrior becomes so arrogant that they challenge the Chaos Gods themselves, that mostly ends up badly for the warrior.