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just curios, is it possible to have a slanneshi sister of battle. I know there is this whole incorruptible feel to the sisters, but think of the possibilities that a slaaneshi one will have, well anyways, just wanted to bounce the idea around bit.
 

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Meh a little corruption never hurt anyone.

IMHO though I think they would be caught and turned into Sister Repentas. I see the Sisters as very vigilant more so than the Inquis. due to them being used prior to their becoming a seperate entity in the Inquisition and the "church" of 40k

It may be spelled wrong but you get the idea
 

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If you are talking from a fluff point, it is unlikely. From a modeling point however, most certainly yes.
 

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Its always possible for even the most devout to become corrupt within the 40k universe. The line from fanatiscm and heresy would be pretty thin. My own background for a chaos sisters army (not slaneesh per say), was an isolated group of sisters guarding an ancient relic, thought to belong to a saint, but in fact higly corrupt. The Sister in charge accidentally looks at the item (out of curiosity ) and is corrupted, and this is passed down the chain of command, till all are corrupted or slain.

And from a modeling point of view, here are a couple I prepared earlier.



Cnnverting Sisters to Chaos is tricky as they are an all metal army and have a large amount of loyalist iconography.
 

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Well, rules wise you;d have to count them as chaos marines, and fluff wise, corrupting the sisters would be hard but not impossible...but here's my question

Every time this idea comes up (and trust me, this is not the first time) why is it always Slaaneshi?

Sisters aren't really prone to vanity or lust, in fact they;re known for about the opposite of that.

Meanwhile they sure do love killing people. Why not make them Khorneites? They're mean-spirited, closed-minded and utterly violent. They're not closet nymphos/dominatrices.
 

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True enough.

But the idea (fantasy, even) of kinky nuns is part of our culture, and has been for about 800 years, added to which most gamers are guys, so...

Why not Nurgloid or Tzeentchian sisters? Simple answer - they're not sexy enough for the fervid and probably foetid imaginations of 40k gamers.

And it is possible to psychologise Sisters turning to Slaanesh just because it's so utterly forbidden/repressed by their ethical codes. But, hey, that's just a post-ipso-facto rationalisation of male fantasies of 'wicked women'. If you look at Catholic stereotypes of femininity, they fall very much into the virgin/mother/whore categories; and they really inform how we see the Sisters I reckon.

So why not a bunch of pregnant and/or matronly Sisiters? See my answer above!

'I'd rather be a cyclops than a sheep...'
 

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I thinkit it could be a problem. I mean, being slaaneshi and all, they would have to be almost naked (he he), right? I mean, just fluff-wise? And that would be hard to convert, considdering that they have loads of clothes and uber-straight heaircuts, and generally don't look too sexy or even sexual. It's a bloody shame, but that's the case. So unless you are the greatest modeller in the world, is patient as hell and got aeons on your hands, you shouldn't attempt it.

But I like the idea.:grin:
 

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Why Slaaneshi? Blame Daemonifuge if nothing else. But I agree that khornate would probably be a more logical choice.However I also think the idea of kinky goth nuns is frankly irresistable....So yes a male gamer would peobably do just that....Hmmm....Noise Marine SOB coversions you say?...
 

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This idea is very cool and a chaos sororitas army is something i know a lot of people i've talked to have been thinking about doing. The only real issue is the lack of convertibility with the metals. I know Pandawithissues was planning on making some possessed sororitas by combining the deamonettes and the sisters models. Swapping heads and arms etc. It is a nice idea and could use the CSM rules easy enough to field an army.

is it possible to have a slanneshi sister of battle. I know there is this whole incorruptible feel to the sisters

There really isnt an incorruptable feel to anything at all in the 40k universe. You read the SM codex and it spouts on and on and on about how pure and how pious they are but then you switch to the new CSM codex, the quote unquote renegade chapter one, and it'd have you believe that every vet devout space marine will be a turncoat at the slightest provocation. I doubt the sororitas are any different.
 

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Sisters of Battle aren't as prone to corruption as SM, because the Imperial Church hangs over them, but they are susceptible to chaos.

I like the idea, but it would be much easier with plastic SoBs...
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well the reason that i say slaaneshi sisters spawns from the fact that so far, the sister of battle are the only female human army in the codex. there are of course the eldar, but there are not that much femals either, except for the howling banshees.

Anyways, for conversions, i was thinking of dipping into the warhammer fantasy dark elves, since they have a ton of female models that could fit in a slaanesh army.
 

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Why does female = slaaneshi?

Has there been an explosion of women running around raping and torturing men when I wasn't looking?

Not saying women are less likely to go to slaanesh than men, but i don't see why making them slaaneshi should depend upon their gender.
 

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call me weird, but i honestly think khornate SoBs would be hella sexy...but perhaps thats just because i admire tough women more than kinky goths :shok:
 

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Why does female = slaaneshi?

Has there been an explosion of women running around raping and torturing men when I wasn't looking?

Not saying women are less likely to go to slaanesh than men, but i don't see why making them slaaneshi should depend upon their gender.

Funny you should mention that. I have a buddy who's a doctoral student in English who's writing a piece about gender issues in the Games Workshop hobby, and a lot of the discussion has to do with how Slaanesh seems to inadvertently = women. I think it's the old notion that women are a crucial part of both pain and pleasure, and then there's the fact that miniatures, just in general, are really anatomically disporportionate... like... the boobs on some of those models are beyond what's possible even with a plastic surgeon. And then we go back to Slaanesh, who seems to enjoy boobs on...everything...


I actually agree that Khornate Sisters would be kind of cool.
 

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True, then i probably should a Slaanesh/Khorne mix. then some of the models could be interchangable.
Arco flaggent for berzerkers
Sisters repentia for daemonettes
SOBs for space marines,
Seraphim for raptors
Penitent engine for dreadnought

Anyways, the reason it was Slaanesh was that I was joking around with a friend, that there is practically no female models in the imperial guard. I said well, they will probably desert if there seems to have the smallest chance of sex, so why not an army the cashes in on that. Thus the slaaneshi SOB army idea was born.
 

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Not enough flagellants, make them chaos spawn. Repentia would be good zerks though.

penitent engine could make a handy DP too
 

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True, then i probably should a Slaanesh/Khorne mix. then some of the models could be interchangable.
Arco flaggent for berzerkers
Sisters repentia for daemonettes
SOBs for space marines,
Seraphim for raptors
Penitent engine for dreadnought

Anyways, the reason it was Slaanesh was that I was joking around with a friend, that there is practically no female models in the imperial guard. I said well, they will probably desert if there seems to have the smallest chance of sex, so why not an army the cashes in on that. Thus the slaaneshi SOB army idea was born.
It's true I even made up house rules for it on http://commissar.proboards22.com/index.cgi?board=General&action=display&thread=1202278368
 
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