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On the cover of WD318, there's a Tau army dressed in white (the main one on the cover's getting stabbed by a Vostroyan). Anyways, does anyone have any possible idea what Sept this Tau army is?
Obviously, the sept's color is Red (Blood Red, maybe), with the armor being a pure white (Skull White?) and the cloth the same color as the sept's color (again, red). I'm looking through the codex, and it doesn't list any septs resembling this. The closest ones I can see would be the Bork'an sept (though they have a turquoise sept color and SWgrey armor), and the Vior'la sept (who DO have a red sept color, but unfortunately have rotting flesh-colored armor).
I would like to think it's the Vior'la sept on the cover, seeing how they have a red sept color, but in the codex, the Vior'la sept has rotting flesh for armor, and Catachan Green for their cloth (which goes against the Tau on the WD318 cover, who seem to have Skull white armor, and Red cloth that matches their sept color).
Any help on determining this sept on the cover is greatly appreciated.
I'd wager it *is* the Vior'la sept. The descriptions of the Tau army uniform colours include suggestions like the yellow-brown being Tau "dress uniform," the blue-gray being urban camouflage, etc. The other patterns are for vaious other fields of combat. But they bear red sept markings, so they're probably from Vior'la.
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It's one of tau commander brightswords' hunter cadres, he brought several from different worlds to the battle of polia. The coloring of that particular warrior, the whitish tint, suggests the world of bork'an. However the red markings appear to be vior'la, but those could just be part of brightswords personal troops.
Last edited by mephistophales; July 11th, 2006 at 06:03.
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Well IMO it is vior'la sept as if I remember correctly the color on their uniform isn't strict and can be changed for the enviroment or for other things as well. Also since brightsword is from the vior'la sept I would think it is that sept.
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Thanks for the input Calefactor, mephistophales, and Lictor1989. I very much appreciate it.
After reading the posts, and thinking a little more about it, I'd like to agree that it most likely is the Vior'la sept, simply because the color of the sept is red. Like Cale had inferred, and Lictor had stated, the clothing's color most likely doesn't adhere to specific sept uniform, but rather plays as a change towards environment. Why the Tau want to color their armor white on Medusa, I wouldn't know (to stand out and look flashy maybe?). I just ask because I think, if and when I get it going, I would prefer to color my Tau army towards this color scheme than the usual "dress uniform" brown, simply because I like how the red and white go together.
Once again, thank you for all your inputs. Now, if I could think about how to create my own fluff for an army, so as not to interfere with actual GW-written fluff.
Last edited by GothiC ChampioN; July 11th, 2006 at 18:47.