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Ok, i first searched this forum but i didn't find anything about my question, so here goes:
Can anyone provide me the fluff of the "Blood Raven" Chapter. They are the one used in the DoW game so that my help them becoming popular so GW gives the codex/special rules/models some attention.
thx in advance,
As far as I know there is only one source of fluff for the chapter. There is a novel based on DoW titled......suprise! Dawn of War! The authors name is CS Gotto. Anyway, I have read it and it fills in some background on the Blood Ravens, just a little though. The whole point is that even the Blood Ravens have no real knowledge of their origins which is why they now are obsessed with gathering information. This is reflected by their motto "Knowledge is Power".
Edit: I almost forgot; there is going to be a sequel novel to the first titled Dawn of War: Ascension, by the same author of course. So perhaps there will be more clues to their mysterious background in it. I'm afraid it will be some many months before it is out though
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short version, Blood Ravens dont know what their homeworld is, who their primarch is and if they are what chapter they are a succesor too. Chapter master was killed so Chief Librarian serves as the chapter master now. BR chapter is heavy with Librarians and was at one time suspected to be successor to either the Blood Angels or Raven Guard but both theories have gone unproven
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Their history was recently given in IA style in a recent White Dwarf. I can't remember which one, like 295 and up or something.
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i say they have ties with the thousand sons. i mean lots of phsycics in their ranks. im not saying they were made from the legion like pre heresy armies or thatr they were made when the legion had to go to the eye. but i mean it does make some sense right?
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I figure they're probably a Raven Guard succesor.It would fit with thier exstensive pre-battle information gathering and heavy scouting, plus the Raven Guard are a pretty mysterious lot and the founding of thier two known sucessors are shrouded in mystery.They probably just had some kinda hiccup in thier gene seed that created the psyker genes to kick into overdrive,or maybe thier home planet had a lot of latent psykers in the native population.
I would agree that it's more likely they came from a legion other than the Blood Angels, since the Blood Ravens do not have the same genetic flaws. It is far more likely that they are UM stock, based on statistics, but their bent for "knowledge" and their strong aptitude for psychics probably has something to do with the Inquisition--an unknown homeworld (exterminatus?), and an unknown chapter history (purged from Imperial records?) is more than coincidence, I'm sure!
After all, you know what the Inquisition did to the Celestian Lions chapter... The Blood Ravens may be similarly marked for death!
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Doubt it, I mean in DoW there was an inquisitor involved,and he not only spared them,but gave Captain Angelos a gift.If the Inquisition as a whole had some sort of vendetta against the Blood Ravens he would have left them on that planet to die.
The Inquisition never does anything as a whole that's what they want you to think :huh:
There are Radicals with very clear agendas and many Puritants who will let whole worlds burn just to stop these agendas :hmm: Celestial Lions obviously pissed off an Inquisitor Lord or two and not the entire Inquisition :o
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the blood ravens are not raven guard or blood angels, as both their ruccessor chapters are listed
Raven guard - revilers, raptors (i think theres a third i not sure)
Blood angels - flesh tearers, sons of sanguine, etc
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