"The planet broke before the guard"!!
I read cadian as canadian. I need sleep.
Do we really need a Warhammer category?
this. this is why i fucking love imperial guard. the courage to fight impossible horrors even at the cost of death. the planet broke before the guard did.
I thought for a second the title said Canadian Guardsman
Once proud stood the mighty fortress Held the eye at bay For eons they watched the darkness Ever more, they delayed While many lived in comfort They stood against them with their lives T'is their duty, their curse T’is their pact, their life Cadian blood: paid the price None more valued in the fray Dirt and mud now crimson cast For mankind and in his name Cadian Blood: a warrior's pride Blessed and cursed like night and day Through the darkness, vengeance incarnate Shall now lead the way Once proud stood the mighty fortress Held the eye at bay For eons they watched the darkness Ever more, they delayed But then rose the Despoiler With Legions in command With bloodthirst, stormed the fortress And made it crack Now fallen the mighty fortress The horrors they held ran rampant No force to push the darkness back Now is the end of an era But know all who harken their song: Their home fell before their fervor Their spirits now shine brighter Fueled by vengeance, wrath, and anger
He shall be remembered as one of the Emperor's finest