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This may be a stupid question but is it frowned upon or impossible to make you own fluff for the model of The Avatar of Khaine? As in renaming him (still making him a god incarnate) and changing the "fiery" color scheme. Is this breaking taboo?
I don't think so but then I don't know much about Eldar but i'm starting a small, very small army. I want to use the Nightbringer model for my Avatar, hell, I'm going to give him a huge sword, pain him up all on fire (Green, Heehee) and I hope to show you guys here the result.
Technically, all the other Eldar gods (except the laughing god, who survived by hiding in the webway) died.. Slannesh destroyed them along with most of the eldar in the galaxy, hence the whole 'murdered pantheon' thing. The only reason Avatars exist is because Khaine was extra-badass and only got shattered into little pieces of warp-stuff rather than destroyed outright.
I suppose if you want to make up a new, previously unknown eldar god it might work, I doubt anyone would complain anyway. Some people would say you might use Ynnead (the 'god' possibly forming from the mingled souls of the dead in the infinity circuits of craftworlds) although I seem to remember that, according to the legend, it will only be born when the last eldar dies.
My advice though.. Just use khaine in a different aspect. Khaine was actually tainted by the essence of the nightbringer when he fought and destroyed it, hence his 'dark reaper' aspect, so using the nightbringer to represent him is fine. Just say he's in his dark reaper/destroyer aspect.
I'd include some fire (as his special rules relate to it) and of course the bloody hand, but otherwise you've got pretty free reign.. Technically, each of the aspects is a part of khaine, so as long as he has some symbolism to one of them, no problem. He's a god, who says he can only have one shape..