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I just wrote up a backstory about how my kabal formed and how its Archon rose to power. Hope you enjoy it! I still need to think of a color scheme and symbol, however.
The Kabal of the Ivory Blade
Archon: Korrdeth Xyrnndien
History: Korrdeth Xyrnndien was but a Dracon at the time Vect rose to power in Commorragh. A cunning Eldar, he served Archon Yyrileth Dargron of the Black Light Kabal. Dargron was an elder obsessed with his own stature, as well as his image Ė constantly launching raid after raid in order to preserve his youthful features. Whispers within the kabal remarked he was driving it into the ground. These raids were successful, no doubt, but with each attack the kabal lost warriors. The fighting force was growing weary and morale had dropped slightly. Dargron pretended not to notice his faults, being the self-obsessed Archon he was. Korrdeth was among those who despised his vanity, though he kept this secret from all but his most personal guard until the time was right.
This time would reveal itself as one of Dargronís own slave raids. An attack upon the industrial moon Prometheus II was ordered, led by the twisted archon himself. Prior to the eve of battle, Korrdeth secretly met with the kabalís warriors who sympathized with his distaste of Dargron. As the kabal mobilized for the raid, Korrdeth gathered his followers separately from Dargronís main force. The archonís warriors descended upon Prometheus IIís defenses, weaving through flak and autocannon fire. Though Dargronís forces could outmaneuver the defensive fire easily enough, he was shocked to find barley half of his kabal had followed him into the battle. It was then Korrdethís warriors emerged from the webway at the flank of the archon. Ravager gunners aimed their dark lance turrets and unleashed fusillades at Dargronís raiders, crippling the attack. Furious, Dargron turned his personal raider around and soared towards Korrdeth, anger burning in his obsidian-colored eyes.
Korrdeth saw the Archon heading for his craft and prepared to confront his dark master. As the two raiders neared each other, Korrdeth sprung from his station onto the deck of Dargronís transport. Accompanied by a retinue of Incubi, he slaughtered the archonís Trueborn guard and made for the raiderís throne. Before the elder tyrant could stand, Korrdeth was at his throat with his huskblade. The archon unleashed a string of curses and spat at the rebel dracon, but his words were cut short as the huskblade pierced through his abdomen and drained his pale body of vital fluids and lifeblood. Korrdeth threw the shriveled corpse from the raider, letting it fall to the defenses below. With the archon disposed of, Korrdeth and his followers disappeared from the raid, leaving the moonís defenders baffled and weary.
Upon Korrdethís return to Commorragh, he took over the kabal as archon and renamed it the Kabal of the Ivory Blade, after his own sword that had put an end to Yyrileth Dargron.
Wow.. what a great story. Simple and effective.
I'm not familiar with the new incarnation of the DE fluff (or indeed the old one in particular detail) but didn't Vect rise to power pretty much immediately after the fall? I don't think the Dark Eldar were even raiding at that time.