So regular readers of OoaB will know I have a rather massive C....ult :). Genestealer Cult that is, The self proclaimed Cult of the Children (Background can be viewed HERE)
|Some of my many, many Hybrids :)|
So what's the point of this post? Well I've kinda been a bad boy and caved in and started yet another project.. This time it's another Epic force and it's going to be my Cult :)
So no official 'Stealer Cult (Other then the plastic monopose 'Stealers) so I'm looking elsewhere and look what goodies Papa Chico found!
The Legion are a new threat among the stars, and they pose an incredible danger to anyone within their reach. Consisting of countless individual races, genetically integrated and engineered by the "Founders" into a deadly mass of flesh and metal, the horde that is the Legion travel the void, forcibly merging any race they encounter into their own.
The Legion are a race made by Onslaught Miniatures, alittle bit 'Nid like eh? Well check this pictures out:
When Terran Hybrids are encountered in large numbers, they are often lead by an exceptionally rare and powerful construct known simply as a Prime by Terran forces. Hybrid Primes appear almost human, though most still feature some tell-tale signs of their Legion lineage, such as three fingered hands, misshapen heads, and oddly colored skin.
Primes act as a conduit for the Legion's will on the battlefield. Like the Legion Founders themselves, they appear to be psychically sensitive, leading many to theorize that Hybrid Primes contain within their biological make-up Founder genetic material. The possibility that the Founders may eventually create constructs that could pass as human beings armed with powerful psychic abilities is a terrifying prospect.
Terran Hybrids were created by The Legion, originally for diplomatic interactions with the Terran Empire. Unlike most of the Legion's biological warrior constructs, the Terran Hybrids have thus far proven to be an unstable strain, mixing the genetic traits of Humans and Legion constructs in unpredictable ways.
Terran Hybrids are slightly larger than normal humans, have a hunched posture, and feature many Legion traits such as three-fingered hands and additional limbs ending in crab-like pincers.
While not as adept in close quarters fighting as other Legion constructs, Terran Hybrids are quite cunning, and can operate with little supervision on the battlefield. The utter revulsion and fear these creatures cause in human forces is an advantage the Legion makes full use of when fighting the Terran Empire.
Now don't they sound rather 'Stealer Cult like? Yup I agree, they also have 2 other Hybrid packs (Abominations & Heavy Weapons) and a 'Stealer like pack to boot :)
Rather handy they also have a UK stockist Steel Crown Productions the makers of Exodus Wars (Another great 6mm range).
So to start with I bought 1 of each of the 4 packs so giving me 100 of the 6mm buggers, quite expensive at just under £6 a pack but look worth the cost.
Still need to work out what to use for Limos and other bits and pieces but I'm rather looking forward to starting another 6mm force (Won't be done for BOYL14 though) and I plan them fit along side my Orks and Terrain so same basing scheme.
So whatcha think?