Re: [Epic] Space Marine Chapters

Date: Tue, 6 May 1997 14:12:36 +0100 (WET DST)

On Mon, 5 May 1997, A. Allen McCarley wrote:

> I've been complainging about this for years, Paulo. I was really hoping
> that GW would change some of the background fluff for the marines with
> the release of EPIC40K, but they left if the same as 2nd Edition.
> Supposedly the size of each chapter was reduced, post-Heresy, to prevent
> any one chapter from ever again posing a threat to the Imperium. (Never-
> mind that a lot more than just one chapter defected in the first place.)
> However, at a thousand men plus vehicles the chapters are now a threat
> to no one except small groups of rabbits "invading" the fields of agri-worlds.
Hear, hear.
I always imagine each marine legion (pre heresy) with 50 million and each
marine chapter (after heresy) with 1 million soldiers. The organization
would be somewhat different:
Company - 100 men
Battalion - 10 companies
Manipule - 10 battalions
Cohort - 10 manipules
Chapter - 10 cohorts

Paulo Pombal
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