The Damocles Crusade (also known as the Damocles Gulf Crusade) was a major campaign against the Tau Empire by the Imperium of Man. The Crusade was based around a dozen capital starships of the Imperial Navy, five As Imperial forces now made preparations to cross the Damocles Gulf. Gathered within this anthology are four action-packed novellas focusing on the cataclysmic campaign in the Damocles Gulf. Each tale sheds light on a different.

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The Tau responded with Battlesuits deployed from Manta Gunships and for the rest of the day a running battle ensued that resulted with the Imperial forces a mere five miles away from trapping tens of thousands of Tau troops. The conclusion was that they represented a major threat and Cardinal Esau Gurney of the world of Brimlock called for an Imperial Crusade to be dispatched to purge the aliens. The Tau sensibly realised that getting in the way of the Imperial evacuation would serve no sane purpose and parleys held under flags of truce were honoured by both sides.

The conflict essentially ended in a stalemate in late M41 – Badab War Your character is Cato Sicarius, captain of the Ultramarines 2nd Company. Inquisitorial investigation of the dissident worlds by the Ordo Hereticus revealed evidence of Tau activity in adjoining sectors.

The Tau ambush had come very close to succeeding and brought a new respect dwmocles the Tau as combatants to the Imperial fleet. Xenos experts have discovered that tau are descended from bovine herbivores.


Physical composition and general notes. Guderian2ndJun 13, Its armaments were not as extensive as had been believed at first and the Iron Hands Space Marines in the fleet boarded it. We will do as we have done for millennia.

What has that to do with the Damocles Crusade? Even while White ScarsRaven Guard and some Knights of House Terryn put some spot-on resistance, the rape train gained too much momentum and it had no brakes — the only thing the marines and knights manged to do vamocles to pierce the encirclement to allow a few survivors to evacuate and barely secure LZs to let damocless evacuation happen, and it costed them.


From the first exchange of weapons it was clear that the Blade of Woe carried the greater weight of fire and its lance salvos quickly ripped the warsphere to metallic shreds.

Keep links to sites which sell steam keys to respectable well known sites. See Order of Battle. As the Imperium xamocles to restore its grip on the region, it was discovered that a previously unknown intelligent alien race called the Tau was allying themselves with rebel Imperial factions.

The Damocles Gulf is a series of worlds in the Tau Empire sector of space. The battle continues to escalate as Imperial forces press onward to stop the Tau from retreating and regrouping to their ambush tactics forcing Shadowsun out of her Kauyon element, and requiring her daamocles commit more and more of her limited reserves into a standup fight that the Tau forces couldn’t possibly win.

Overnight the Tau forces withdrew and Imperial forces secured the town’s starport. All three fronts in the Imperial advance now found themselves stalled in the woods of Gel’bryn. For help on citation famocles the citation guidelines. The word should be struck bulf the language. This was countered by Tau Manta missile destroyers, the same craft that had been launched in the earlier space battles from the Tau warships.

Damocles Crusade

As it advanced, enemy missiles, fired from beyond hills and woods, started to inflict heavy losses. From Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum. Eamocles this point both forces received new orders from their high command – Tau to take Agrellan quickly with a swift blow rather than a series of patient, cost-effective but time-consuming engagements, and Imperials – to evacuate the world and join combined sector forces gathered to stop Tau invasion.

The transport flotilla had no choice but to scatter.

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They believe that they are on a higher standing to other life forms, and this manifests itself in the way that they seek to subdue and rule other races. He is a rotting carcass writhing invisibly with power from the Dark Age of Technology. All of the Imperium’s earlier battles including the battle of Pra’yen become a footnote while the Inquisition is more brutal on the worlds that chose to rebel, with the battle of Dal’yth also being sizeably cut down. As no great strategic benefit was to be had from conquering the world, it was subjected to orbital bombardment, melting the ice around the Tau colonies and destroying them in flash floods.

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To add an insult to an injury Tau learned that little trick from the Ultramarines, when Ageman and his first company pulled something very similar on a much smaller scale about 50 years before that against small Tau colony. This will also replace the x1. Prayer for Combat Emperor lend me strength, And instill in me hatred, Enough to vanquish the tau usurpers.

It started with a series of lightning strike attacks against Zeist sector, to which Imperium responded by sending almost all available guard from nearby sectors and a chapter-sized space marine force from dozens of Ultramarines successor chapters led by Cato Sicarius.

The world’s polar ice caps melted and all life was purged. Many months of terrible fighting ensued with nothing gained on either side. With Titans and armoured formations as the spearhead, the Crusade ploughed relentlessly toward the Tau city. Then Farsight drops into the fray at the critical moment, Manta striking out of orbit from ships that seemed to appear quite literally out of thin air presumably he’s been spying on the Tau Empire and intercepted the distress call.

Breaking through the system’s Orbital stations in a much more cautious fashion than had been seen previously, the ground assault quickly commenced. To begin with the drop was contested by large numbers of Tau flyers, and while the drop was eventually successful it bought the Tau the time they needed to set up.

May it blaze a trail as you set about this task with gusto. Space Marine Fleet Planner.

Luckily for the Tau, the author liked them and so the Imperium was more than happy to send all of their Imperial Guard walking what, you expected them to have chimeras? The resulting clusterfuck ended with a massive battle where Shadowsun proved herself a superior trap mistress and even pulled an Alpharius gambit on the Raven Guard chapter master, blowing him to bits with her new Ghostkeel suit while giving her own XV to a sitting duck volunteer.

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