Legacy of a Dark Age - PrologueFreezing smog swirled around his feet in shadowy grey spirals as he half-walked half-ran across the cobbles, his swift, graceless footsteps resonating and reverberating through the tight alleys between clusters of terraced houses. Putrid scents of growing industry blended with the sulphurous tang of gunpowder, creating a heady, invisible miasma that clouded his brain with every breath.Legacy of a Dark Age - Prologue3 months ago in Sci-Fi More Like This
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Warhammer 40 000
And So It Begins
"There is a cancer eating at the Imperium. With each decade it advances deeper, leaving drained, dead worlds in its wake. This horror, this abomination, has thought and purpose which functions on an unimaginable, galactic scale and all we can do is try to stop the swarms of bio-engineered monsters it unleashes upon us by instinct. We have given the horror a name to salve our fears; we call it the Tyranid race, but if it is aware of us at all it must know us only as Prey."
Inquisitor Czevak at the Conclave of Har
Reth surveyed the battle field, his electronic monocle scanning the scene before him.