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What would the Imperium be like if Horus never betrayed the Emperor?
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Old 09 Nov 2006, 01:52   #1 (permalink)
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Old 09 Nov 2006, 02:21   #4 (permalink)
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Well the imperium would be forging an alliance with the tau empire and theyd be fighting to destroy the eldar, DE, nids, and necrons.
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Old 09 Nov 2006, 02:39   #5 (permalink)
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Well the imperium would be forging an alliance with the tau empire and theyd be fighting to destroy the eldar, DE, nids, and necrons.
No such thing as the tau empire without horus... There wouldn't be room left for them to expand into.
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Old 09 Nov 2006, 02:42   #6 (permalink)
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Somehow i can disagree with that.
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I would like the bare legs a bit better if they weren't belonging to a old woman with Grey Hair.

Kinda wrong.
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Anyways, dont give toasty any ideas, he already loves his Sisters too much....
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Old 09 Nov 2006, 02:45   #7 (permalink)
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Uh... that's right, you can! Happy day for youz!
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Old 09 Nov 2006, 02:52   #8 (permalink)
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Somehow i can disagree with that.
Well, then, you're wrong. It's realy that simple.

During the Great Crusade, the God-Emperor walked among his people, twenty full Legions of the Adeptus Astares with Primarchs at their head liberated world after world. Noone since then has ever conquered as much territory; the only man who came close was Lord Solar Macharius.

If the power of the Imperium hadn't been shattered by the Horus Heresy, it would have expanded right across everywhere the Astronomican shed it's light - and while he never finished, the Emperor was supposed to have been working on a way to increace it's power or improve it's function when the Heresy hit. Even if he never had, T'au and all of the territory encompassed by the Tau Empire would be in the control of the Imperium before the Tau could even evolve.

Chaos would be a purely Daemonic force, Eldar and Dark Eldar (as well as Tyranids) would be mostly unchanged, Necrons might be reduced and Orks would likely have lesser territory (not that it matters given their prolific nature)... but the Tau and other minor races that have clung on to existance would not exist.
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Old 09 Nov 2006, 02:57   #9 (permalink)
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What about tau basically becoming Iraqis(sp?) yknow developing underground, commiting acts of terror?
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What about tau basically becoming Iraqis(sp?) yknow developing underground, commiting acts of terror?
1) Spell check is your friend.

2) The word your looking for is guerillas, not Iraqis. The insurgency in Iraq is neither the first nor the only force to use the tactics.

3) This wouldn't work because when faced with these tactics, even the pre-hearsay imperium would probably bust out extermanatus. Or just blockade them and blow up and ships they send out.

4) This wouldn't even happen because the imperium would have come into contact with them within a hundred years of the heresy. Back then, the warp storms in that area weren't as intense and the imperium had better fields to protect their ships while in the warp.
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