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17th Company of the III Legion

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Perfection in War

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Legio III

Legio Name:

The Emperor's Children Legion




17th Company





Skirmish Summary
L-III-0640 fought
Combatants Won Lost Draw
L-XIII-5044 2 0 0
L-XVIII-2139 3 0 0
L-IV-1219 2 0 0
L-XIX-0437 0 2 2
L-XX-5058 0 1 0
L-V-2169 1 0 0
L-VII-5517 0 1 0
I-ARMY-3436 1 0 0
L-XXXX-1183 1 0 0
L-VII-2056 3 4 0
L-I-0140 2 0 0
L-VII-3352 1 1 0
L-IV-2980 1 0 0
L-I-4114 1 0 0
L-X-2527 0 0 1
L-XIII-1441 2 0 0
L-XIII-4068 1 0 0
Space Wolves 0 1 0
L-XX-6498 1 0 0




The 17th Company has been hit hard by the early battles of the Horus Heresy. Having lost its Lord Commander and 1st Captain there had been minor battles between captains to take control of the company. With Fulgrim and Lord Commander Eidolon focused on the heresy the Company have been left to their own devises.

One captain has been able to unit most of the units of the 17th Company and enters battle to not only win over the approval of his troops but also to gain attention of his idol Lord Commander Eidolon of the 1st Company. With Eidolon’s approval the self appointed Lord Commander Gabriel Engle believes that will lead to Primarch Fulgrim’s approving his leadership and to take his part within his inner circle.

Gabriel uses the same weapons as Eidolon wielding a master crafted thunder-hammer and archaeotech pistol. Trying to be an exemplar of the Legion, he strives for the perfection sought by all the sons of Fulgrim. Gabriel enters battle with something to prove and uses all means necessary in order to defeat those who stand in his way. It does not matter if they are follow the Emperor or the Warmaster, Horus if they are holding him back from his believed right they are his foes.

Notable Achievements:

Best Traitor General in winning faction @ ANZAC Cup 2016

Scored 89 of 388 points in winning traitor faction (10 person team) @ Herocon 2016

Notable Battles:

Breaking of Centrumeh Gate

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The 17th Company of the Emperors Children had seen its fair share of losses during the early battles of the Horus Heresy. Having lost most of their senior leadership the captains who survived had seen a power struggle to take the mantel of leading the company moving forward.

One captain Gabriel Engle had been able to secure the support of most the company and has his sights set on being officially named Lord Commander of the 17th Company. In order to secure support of those within and company and senior leadership of the 3rd legion was keen to prove his leadership in battle.

After a couple of skirmishes with in the Elgurn System with Imperial Fist companies Gabriel lead most the company on a mission to the Westarnes the sector capital of the Centrumeh Sub-Sector. With unease within the system the Sudenn Conclave(a former leading house within the sector) hired the services of Engle and his company as well as a company of the Sons of Horus to destroy infrastructure to aid their bid to declare independence from the Imperiam.

Unknown to the Sudenn Conclave Engle also has orders from Lord Commander Eidilon to destroy the main sources of power on the planet allowing traitor legions to attack who still loyal to the Emperor.

While battling the Salamanders a leviathan dreadnaught used its siege drill to destroy a power generator. The ensure explosion damaged itself and wiped out half the section of the city. Later on while engaged with some Ultramarines and Imperial Fists a 2nd Leviathan arrived behind enemy lines and almost destroyed the main power generator on the capital with its melta lances. In an act to save millions of lives a nearby unit of Imperial Fist Breachers charged the dreadnaught to ensure it could not finish its job. While this Breachers died trying to save millions the fire from some nearby Land Raider Protous was able to blow up the generator taking out a large section of the Imperial Fist forces within the capital.

With the main 2 power generators on the planet leaving those running the planet having to decide between military uses or their citizens lives. They chose their citizens as expected but this was the hope along of those planning the attack.

With payment from the Sudenn Conclave and the approval of orders from the Emperors Children the now official Lord Commander Gabriel Engle set off to return to the Eglurn System to secure the supplies needed from within this system for the battles to come.

Northern Front - Battle of Eglurn System

The Eglurn System is on the outer reaches of the Cambrius Sub-Sector. Like most the systems within the sub sector they have attempted to remain neutral in the conflict to maxmimise profits, something which neither side appreciates. The 17th Company were on Maestea getting supplies for their involvement within the Centrumeh Gate were engaged by the Imperial Fists. The ensuring battle was the start of open war within Eglurn system. In leaving the system they also attacked a base on Iaethea to raid the Imperial Fist for even more supplies. After being discovered and planning to leave the system taking this risk for a calculated decision worth taking.

After their involvement in the Breaking of Centrumeh Gate the company returned to their bade not far from Elgurn to take an active part in open war.

Battle still in progress.

The Second Golloch War

Battle still in progress.


At his disposal at present Lord Commander Gabriel Engle his personal battle force has access to the following units.


2 x Praetors

1 x Master of Signal

1 x Legion Champion

2 x Apothercarion

30 x Tactical Troops

10 x Veteran Tactical Troops

10 x Support Squad Troops

2 x Contemptor-Mortis Dreadnoughts

2 x Leviathan Siege Dreadnaughts

10 x Legion Terminators

15 x Palatine Blades

15 x Kakophani Troops

1 x Dreadclaw Drop Pod

1 x Dreadnaught Drop Pod

1 x Storm Eagle Assault Gun Ship

2 x Land Raider Proteus

1 x Land Raider Phobos

3 x Rhino Troops Transport

1 x Spartan Assault Tank

1 x Sicaran Battle Tank

1 x Sicaran Venator Tank Destroyer

1 x Whirlwind Scorpius

1 x Fellblade Tank

1 x Glaive Special Weapons Tank

1 x Typhon Heavy Siege Tank

Combat Reports for L-III-0640


Breaking of Centrumeh Gate
Breaking Ribbon.jpg 003.009.M31 System Wide Traitor

Prelude to War

While a number of Houses and at least one Company are known to have ..→

Northern Front - Battle of Eglurn System
Northern Front Ribbon.png 003.009.M31 System Wide Unresolved

The Eglurn System is on the outer reaches of the Cambrius Sub-Sector. Like most the systems within ..→

Second Compliance of Corabie
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The Second Compliance of Corabie

With the arrival of the Imperial forces through the Warp ..→

The Battle For Zereous

The Secrets of Vosculia


War ravages across the Eglurn system as the forces of ..→

The Second Golloch War
Golloch Ribbon.jpg 088.009.M31 System Wide Unresolved

Prelude to War

The Golloch Cluster is a nebulous region of space containing thousands of ..→


Battle Name Date Planet Battle Outcome Battle Summary
Breaking of Centrumeh Gate~Ep.1 - ACT of Heresy: Westarnes 058.009.M31 Westarnes Traitor

Being the seat of the Imperial presence in the System and the governing force of the entire Sub-Sector, Westarnes should have been a bastion of strength and the central core of any defensive ..→

Northern Front - Battle of Eglurn System~1487240288 121.009.M31 Vosculia Loyalist
Northern Front - Battle of Eglurn System~1489224330 003.007.M31 8 March 2017 Eglurn Loyalist

The deathguard had been held off, making up the main bulk of the assault on Eglurn the 14th legion had thrown themselves against The Imperial fists of the 501st only to be repelled. However this ..→

Northern Front - Battle of Eglurn System~1490185048 222.009.M31 Maestea Traitor

An army of Black Shields have decided to help the people of Elgurn succeed from the Imperium and entered the Battle of Elgurn System. There first encounter was a clash of lines onslaught against ..→

Northern Front - Battle of Eglurn System~1491081144 249.009.M31 Iaethea Traitor

The planet of Iaethea had seen some minor battles since the breaking of war within the Elgurn System. The Imperial Fist had called on other legions to try and stop the traitors before the system ..→

Northern Front - Battle of Eglurn System~1492920226 307.009.M31 Eglurn Loyalist

Numerous times the traitors had attempted to gain a foothold upon Eglurn, and most of the time they were driven back by the stalwart Imperial defenders.

On this occasion the devious 3rd Legion had ..→

Northern Front - Battle of Eglurn System~No more Hiding 003.009.M31 Iaethea Traitor

After their first encounter with Imperial Fist the Emperors Children could no long sneak into the system for supplies. With their cover blown on their departure out of the system to meet up with ..→

Northern Front - Battle of Eglurn System~Traitors is our midst. 997.008.M31 Maestea Traitor

While on a normal partol of the north of Broven the capital of the planet Maestea, a low tech world in the Elgurn System an Imperial Fist scouting group noticed some unusual readings. They moved in ..→

Northern Front - Battle of Eglurn System~ Battle of Vosculia 003.007.M31 Vosculia Loyalist

The War for Eglurn raged on like a wildfire. Bloody and decisive battles were being fought all across the sector, and after a ferocious traitor onslaught the Imperium was finally taking the fight to ..→

The Second Golloch War~Assault on Star Port EN-BE551N 164.009.M31 Gaul Draw

March - Geno Five Two

At the onset of the Heresy the Techno-archivists took full advantage of the emerging civil war. Delegations from Mechanicum agents loyal to the Warmaster had been ..→

The Second Golloch War~The Death of Paterswold 088.009.M31 Paters World Loyalist

February - Eye of Horus

Horus' great betrayal hit the rulers of Paterswold simultaneously with the news that a group of twenty industrialised worlds in the cluster's galactic north had sworn ..→

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