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Descriptions of Horus vs Images of him.

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Maybe it is just me, but when reading HH books with the descriptions of Horus, I don't imagine him in the Terminator armour with no peripheral vision and huge quantities of plugs in his bald scalp.

I was just looking at the picture that is here : http://www.blacklibrary.com/Images/BL/blog/2010/07/Age2.jpg

And while it is a nice fearsome depiction, that is completely at odds with the charasmatic, standing on the bridge looking out into space, wounded unto death by the anethma character I have in my head.

Anyone else, or am I the only one ?
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Wasn't he described as handsome or at least not looking like he pissed at the world constantly?

I can't see the person depicted in the images saying "He was the best of us," when speaking about a brother.
But to this point in the Heresy, he is still "unenhanced" Would like a look at him pre-choas enhancement
Did Ferrus really go into battle with an adjustable wrench ?


Methinks the artists need to lay off the whatever it is they are smoking and realise these are all men who have had centuries of up close brutal combat and would be arrayed in a way that is less ostentatious and more combat functional.

Unless like Guilliman, they led from the back..(yeah, I don't like you poppa smurf)

They don't look like Primarchs. they look like two guys doing interpretive dance to an opera about combat between a chef and a plumber
So again, there is no Giant Adjustable Wrench, and no pink tights.... I wish the artists would get up to scratch on the book/model/codex descriptions and not let "Artistic license" give us so much concern.
Its going to be pretty much like that for dude in power armour they wont be able to see behind themselves much either, you think with the helmets visors been the way they are and the large power pack.
So i doubt termie armours visual performance is much less then power armour and when you have a primarch in termie armour i can imagine them been nigh unstoppable, they're nigh unstoppable in power armour let alone termie, plus termie seems far more intimidating
Which might be why so many marines fight with the helmets off.
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