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Vampire Killa by RedSkittlez-DA Vampire Killa by RedSkittlez-DA
The small, arid world of Zaebus Minoris is inhabited by a primitive human culture of roughly stone-age development. Missionary Galactica reports that these tribes each have a central temple complex, at which each newborn male child is presented to the gods for their approval. On the first full moon of the newborn’s life it is presented to the High Priest and placed upon the temple’s stone altar. The tribesmen believe that the gods look down from the moon in judgement upon their children. In the night, those that are judged inadequate die (usually from exposure). Most are allowed to live, the infant being returned to its father at dawn to begin a normal life amongst the tribe. A few – those judged to be the very best be the High Priest – are taken by the gods. For a tribe this is the greatest honour and shows they have the gods’ blessing. All tribes hope that their children will be taken, to live amongst the gods as one of them.

Of course those children that are indeed taken, selected by the Chapter’s Apothecaries, (after vigorous genetic screening) to begin the process of becoming a Space Marine. As these newborn recruits have had no experience of their primitive culture they carry none of this cultural baggage with them. As they grow they will have no memory of their parents, background or culture, and life within the Chapter will be all each recruit ever knows. Because recruits are inducted at an early age, the Red Scorpions exhibit no cultural influence, unlike other Chapters that recruit from primitive cultures.

The Red Scorpions are characterized by their extreme traditionalism, unyielding devotion to the Codex Astartes, and their hatred of Abhumans and other mutants and anything deviating from the pure human form.
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Mandolorian-Way Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I haven't read the badab war, outside of wiki related articles, the Blood Angels weren't even listed as being a part of the conflict.

Am I wrong here?
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TheSpawn117 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014
no you'r not wrong only one of their successor chapters the Lamenters
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Planken Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
its now you tell them they have fine swords?xD
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Inkary Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Tis is so dark and expressive. I got wet.
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ReinoutJansen Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Wait... Is that a chainsword?... How can a Scion of Sanguinius lose in close combat...
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:iconredskittlez-da:
RedSkittlez-DA Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2011
Read Badab War.
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:iconreinoutjansen:
ReinoutJansen Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Just bought like 8 Black Library novels (lucky find at a second-hand book store.) so it'll have to wait for now...
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plasmapivot Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Alas poor Marine, I knew him well.
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Dreaminator Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011   Digital Artist
So , heretic Red Scorpions huh? Cool drawing skills , especially the helmets but wtf have u drawn? O.o
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RedSkittlez-DA Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011
No, they are not heretics, think again.
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