Tag: grimdark

Hwaet

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Hwaet* my kin for this, is the first slate of the Dammaz Kron** carved anew in the fire of betrayal and tempered in the cold fury of our endurance. Listen and remember. (more…)

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In Praise of Grimdark

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“To be a man in such times is to be one amongst untold billions. It is to live in the cruelest and most bloody regime imaginable. These are the tales of those times. Forget the power of technology and science, for so much has been forgotten, never to be relearned. Forget the promise of progress and understanding, for in the grim dark future there is only war. There is no peace amongst the stars, only an eternity of carnage and slaughter, and the laughter of thirsting gods.” – Warhammer 40’000
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The Prodigal Penitent

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The Confessor gathered his robes about him and hurried through the halls of the cathedral, having been alerted to the presence of the stranger by a neophyte. While a penitent at the feet of the cathedral’s sacred reliquary wasn’t in itself a strange thing, indeed while under normal circumstances it was almost the whole world’s purpose to facilitate such devotions, these were far from normal times. (more…)