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Y'know, after reading a lot of Tau Empire fluff, I have come to the conclusion that it is a fucking horrible place to live. Why would anyone willing choose to stay there?

First off, the Ethereals have nearly the entire empire in a 1984 style totalitarian government. Because the empire is extremely centralized and the tech levels are nearly uniformly high throughout, there is a terrifying capacity to monitor and control the populace to a ridiculous degree (the neurochip shit is proof of this). Say something bad about the Ethereal's mother? Off to the death camps to be killed anonymously and without notification.

Say what you will about the IoM, there are at least enough cracks in it that allow pirate raiders and xeno tech traders to exist under the radar.

>> No.29522464

>>29522251
>Spreading Imperial anti-Tau propaganda.
Stay pleb Gue'vesa.

>> No.29522488

In 40k the entire galaxy is one big Shit hole. The tau empire is the least smelly and least covered in Shit part of said Shit hole.

I e there is no "good" place to live, but given the choices, the empire really isn't so bad. Besides, of you hate ethereal control, live in the farsight enclaves.

>> No.29522757

>>29522488
Bullshit; living in Ork society is perfect for everyone involved

>> No.29523228

>>29522488
In the IoM you still have a chance of freedom if you're not the powers that be, plus there exist non paradise worlds where the government is fairly tolerable and somewhat lenient. (And even if, for example, we assume that only 1% of Imperial worlds are decent places to live, this still far outnumbers the farsight enclaves.)

>Besides, of you hate ethereal control, live in the farsight enclaves.

>Implying they would let you

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>>29522464
>spreading Tau disinfo

Stay pleb, Ethereal.

>> No.29523297

>>29522757
Unless you are not an Ork. Only a scant few non-Orks survive and like it.

>> No.29523352

>>29522251
Y'know, after reading a lot of America fluff, I have come to the conclusion that it is a fucking horrible place to live. Why would anyone willing choose to stay there?

First off, AIPAC has nearly the entire empire in a 1984 style totalitarian government. Because the empire is extremely centralized and the tech levels are nearly uniformly high throughout, there is a terrifying capacity to monitor and control the populace to a ridiculous degree (the chip tattoo shit is proof of this). Say something bad about Israel? Off to the FEMA camps to be killed anonymously and without notification.

Say what you will about Russia, there are at least enough cracks in it that allow bydlo and Chinese colonists to exist under the radar.

>> No.29523390

>>29522488
being IG and a bassy gunner is gotta be pretty great.
>http://1d4chan.org/wiki/Basilisk_Artillery_Gun

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>>29523352
thanks, now my thread will really start to take off

>> No.29523470

>>29523451
When you make it that easy to change a bit of it...

>> No.29523520

>>29523470
To be fair, >>29523352
was pretty shit at making parallels

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>>29522464
>>29523281

Yer both a buncha gits

>> No.29523855

>>29523637
Nou

>> No.29523889

>>29522251
The only other option (assuming you're a human) is the Imperium

Space travel is not an easy proposition

>willingly choose to stay there

Tau starships aren't nearly as fast as Imperial starships in the FTL department. You'll need a Nazi space cathedral to get out of Tau space for good, (and avoid getting attacked by the ridiculously xenophobic empire you're escaping to) and why would one of those just be laying around on your world?

...And who is going to crew it?

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>>29523855
No yew.

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>>29523855
Yer da git, git.

>> No.29524082

>>29522251
> pirate raiders
> good thing
Pick one and only one.

And it's only supposed to be good by comparison too the other places, which are much shittier.

>> No.29524151

>>29522251

You could argue that this level of supervision is actually necessary in the 40k universe, given that in the Imperium, if one group of guardsmen pick up a scrap of Chaos cultist' reading material, there's a good chance of MAJOR HERETICAL INCURSIONS 30 years later.

>> No.29524315

The gilded cage that is a Craftworld doesn't seam so bad. If you're an Eldar.

>> No.29524899

>>29524315
No enjoyment for you, ever. Otherwise, Slaanesh eats ya.

But seriously, Tau Empire is shit yeah. But honestly, I'd rather live in one of the Tau-occupied worlds than in your average Imperial world. Let's face it - the average Hive World is so filled with pollution that you have like a 40-year lifespan. In a Tau world, you're a second-class citizen and have no privacy, but the health is way better, and you probably have strip joints that AREN'T infiltrated by Slaanesh or that'll get you blammed instantly.

But really, Tau don't fit the grimdarkness of 40K. I LIKE Tau, but they don't fit even with their Orwellian society.

>> No.29525276

>>29522251
>Say what you will about the IoM, there are at least enough cracks in it that allow pirate raiders and xeno tech traders to exist under the radar.

The majority of the Imperium populace lives a hopeless and faithless existence where they struggle for survival on a daily basis.

Say what you will about the Tau, but at least they make an effort to improve the lives of those under them and treat their populace fairly mos to fthe time.

>> No.29525292

>>29524899
That's not true. Read path of the Eldar sometime.

In any case it is excess that corrupts, not enjoyment.

AND FUCK THIS NEW CAPTCHA! FORTY TIMES! I'M SICK OF SEEING URTY, NTR, TRY AND WHY ALL THE TIME!

>> No.29525306

Necrons are ''recruiting'' alien worlds into their Empire.

How is it like to live in SPESS ancient Egypt. I bet it's cool!

>> No.29525346

>>29525292
Lies.

The increasing numbers of outcasts are testament to the dullness of CWE lives. The Craftworld in the Path series is known to produce the most Outcasts.

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>>29522464

>> No.29525365

>>29522757
Not for the gretchin, it isn't.

>> No.29525381

>>29525365
The Warbosses and Nobs Lucky Grots are treated well (ish).

>> No.29525385

>>29525365
Or whatever slaves they take in general (if they even bother anyway)

>> No.29525388

>>29524315
>The gilded cage that is a Craftworld doesn't seam so bad. If you're an Eldar.
The only faction that hasn't shit on a craftworld yet is the Tau. And the orks, if you don't count that time they looted the hulk of Malan'tai.

>> No.29525392

>>29525306
>Necrons are ''recruiting'' alien worlds into their Empire.
what?

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>>29525276
>Say what you will about the Tau, but at least they make an effort to improve the lives of those under them and treat their populace fairly mos to fthe time.

>> No.29525416

>>29525388
The Tau did blow up a maiden world and stalemated the most powerful Craftworld on thje field of battle early in their history.

Does that count.

>> No.29525424

>>29525365
dont think they mind that much anyway, its a grot life

>> No.29525439

>>29525381
Ghazghkull sat on his by accident.
>>29525392
Yeah, Necrons are enslaving loads of worlds. No actual word on what it's like.
>>29525424
Rebel Grots would disagree with you.

>> No.29525453

>>29525404
Still better than the Imperium and the whole context of the Gue'vesa section in Deathwatch describes how the Tau improved the lives of the humans under them in the sector and how the humans are loyal and willing to join them in war against the Imperium.

Compare this piece of fluff with what the Imperial forces under commander Ebongrave did to the humans in the same sector.

>> No.29525459

>>29525439
>Yeah, Necrons are enslaving loads of worlds. No actual word on what it's like.
why would they enslave some worlds when they just want to harvest ?

>> No.29525465

>>29525416
If that counts, then so did the orks! Hell, the orks enslaved a whole exodite world's population.
But I was talking craftworlds getting at least really smashed up if not destroyed by a faction, which even the Dark Eldar have done from what I recall. Who, by the way, also murdered an exodite world for giggles.

>> No.29525476

>>29525459
Dear fucking god, Newcrons came out THREE YEARS AGO! How the fuck do people still not know about them?

>> No.29525477

>>29525459
Not all Newcrons want to harvest. Some of them want to rule actual living subjects who can actually praise them and offer them tribute.

It's an ego thing and who has bigger egos than the Necron Overlords?

>> No.29525507

>>29525476
Now you know my pain. I think it's mostly /v/ who is still function on what they learned from DOW : DC.

>>29525439
>Yeah, Necrons are enslaving loads of worlds. No actual word on what it's like.

The Scarabs and Cenoptek constructs do all the work required by the Necrons. So I don't think the alien populaces are used for labor.

>> No.29525512

>>29525424
>It's a hard Grot Life for us
>It's a hard Grot Life for us!

>> No.29525523

>>29525465
>which even the Dark Eldar have done from what I recall. Who, by the way, also murdered an exodite world for giggles.

B..but battle brothers.

>> No.29525536

>>29525507
some mad kings want living, intelligent subjects to rule over

>> No.29525537

>>29525453
Yeah, and everyone in the World State had a blast for his whole life. What's your point?

"Do not ask where your husband has gone, rather take solace in the fact that his absence serves the Greater Good."

-Some gue-vesa dude from Deathwatch

>> No.29525555

>>29525507
>So I don't think the alien populaces are used for labor.
I dunno, I can see Necron Lords forcing people to do slave labor just so that they remember they're slaves.

>> No.29525588

>>29525523
>A Pyhrric Victory 801.M41
>The Viridian Knights, an elite force of Exodite dragon riders, repel the invading Dark Eldar from the lush valleys of their home world Ishareq. Alas, they are too late to prevent a cabal of Dark Eldar Haemonculi from poisoning the planet's World Spirit. One by one, every living Eldar upon Ishareq simply lies down and dies.

BLOOD FEUD

>> No.29525592

>>29525537
And on the other side you have a character wife who joined the a pro-Tau terrorist organization (Vengeance Sept) because the Ebongrave Imperial authority murder her husband.

>What's your point?

They are considerably nicer than the Imperium and actively try to improve the lives of those under them? Yeah, that's my point.

>> No.29525594

>>29525346
Ignorance.

That is due to the rigid and inflexible nature of the path, which the naturally wild Eldar psyche sometimes recoils from.

And sometimes from an honest inclination to experience and explore the universe from from without the carefully cultivated environs of the Craftworld.

But Eldar still have pass times even on the Path, their entertainment needs are catered to, there are even brothels on Alaitoc.

Even if some choose to leave and take up the life of a ranger or corsair, reveling in their freedom, this enjoyment rarely leads to true damnation and Slaanesh consuming them.

Most return to the path.

>> No.29525603

>>29525592
>They are considerably nicer than the Imperium and actively try to improve the lives of those under them
Again, so did the World State!

>> No.29525615

>>29525594
>there are even brothels on Alaitoc
I wonder what exarchs of the Path of the Courtesan look like.

>> No.29525622

>>29525592
>They are considerably nicer than the Imperium

HAHAHHAHAHAHAHA

Also, the Imperium tends rule its worlds with a fair degree of autonomy. The Tau Empire doesn't. The empire is uniformly shit; the Imperium is more of a mix of shit.

>> No.29525632

>>29525453
>"With the majority of Imperial Guard and Imperial Navy units redeployed to fight the Tyranids threat, the tau landed a vast invasion force on Nimbosa. Commander Brightsword, the leader of the Tau, set about the systemic extermination of the populace"
>Commander Brightsword, the leader of the Tau, set about the systemic extermination of the populace
>set about the systemic extermination of the populace
>systematic extermination
>pg 56 Cities of Death, Battle for Polla

>> No.29525657

>>29525622
>Also, the Imperium tends rule its worlds with a fair degree of autonomy

So do the Tau and they actually help improve the conditions of the planet and aid the government of the world instead of bleeding it dry.

>the Imperium is more of a mix of shit

A hellish mix of hellholes!

>> No.29525658

>>29525622
So what you're saying is life in the tau empire is pure shit, while the imperium has some corn and nuts in there

>> No.29525663

>>29525632
The tau had him quietly assassinated by the 13th Penal Legion for that because he went way too far and would have led to an all-out total war with the Imperium they couldn't afford.

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>>29525632
You do know that Brightsword was called back to T'au face trial for his crimes on Nimbosa? The Water Caste helped get him assassinated because he was a prick.

>> No.29525698

>>29525657
>So do the Tau
No, they don't. Everything is tightly regulated and controlled.

>> No.29525713

>>29525663
So they killed him for possibly creating greater conflict and not for the extermination of a planet? Point still stands then, Tau are not exceptionally nicer than any other group.

>> No.29525758

>>29525698
The Deathwatch book says they afford assimilated worlds a degree of autonomy and self rule.

They don't replace the local leaders, they don't suppress local traditions and customs unless they are dangerous, and they work to improve the planet alongside the populace. All while doing that the Tau spread their message and remove problematic elements in the population.

>> No.29525770

>>29525713
Well, yes. Guy went full Kurtz. Never go full Kurtz.

>> No.29525799

>>29525758
>They don't replace the local leaders
If said local leaders don't shill the Party line, they are taken to have a talk with the Ethereals and are never seen again.
>they don't suppress local traditions and customs unless they are dangerous
Or unless they are decided to run counter to the Greater Good.
>they work to improve the planet alongside the populace
As long as you don't mind all the cameras!

>> No.29525834

>>29525799
The fluff section compared the Tau approach to the Imperial one.

The Imperium gutted the world and its population brutally and ir was said this would have been the fate of the planet even if they submitted willingly. The Tau on the other hand left the planet mostly intact and improved upon it.

Citizenship or slavery, anon!

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>>29525758
>degree of autonomy and self rule.

YES GLORIOUS BLUESKIN LEADER

UNDER THE GUIDANCE OF THE GREAT TAU EMPIRE, WE SHALL STERILIZE THE UNTAMED POPULATIONS AND ERECT THE WORK CAMPS

TRULY IT IS GREAT DAY IN GREATER GOOD

>> No.29525855

>>29525834
A gilded cage is still a cage.

>> No.29525889

>>29525855
Indeed, it is.

But remember a gilded cage is better than rotting in a dung smeared spiked hole.

>> No.29525895

>>29522464
Well, Gue'vesa are auxillary troops.
Gue'la is the word for ordinary human folk.
Or maybe only imperial, but still.

>> No.29525899

>>29525889
Yeah, but you have a chance of climbing out of that dung smeared spiked hole, no matter how infinitesimal. You're not getting out of that cage.

>> No.29525937

>>29525899
A crowed spiked dug smeared hole.

You could climb out by clawing and kicking your fellow citizens. If you can climb out, you would among the few lucky ones. Unfortunately, the vast the majority of the Imperium will spend their lives in that hole.

So the option of a comfortable gilded cage would be attractive to them, understandably.

>> No.29525947

>>29525937
You know, this analogy works surprisingly well.

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>>29525512

>> No.29525970

>>29525713
He was recalled for massacring Imperial troops rather than offering them a chance to surrender, which was unnecessarily harsh and counter to the Greater Good. The assassination thing happened later, when it was decided to have the Imperium kill him to reduce the chance of a war the Tau couldn't afford.

I don't know about this whole 'extermination of a planet' business - since it's literally one line in an example mission in one supplement and is out of character for the Tau in general, even Brightsword.

>> No.29526046

>>29525968
you knew exactly what I wanted, thank you

>> No.29526087

>>29525536
>>29525555
>Implying SPESS Egypt wouldn't be awesome
>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iW_JjizMMHs

>> No.29526095

>>29522251
Things could be worse than being part of the Tau Empire
For example you could be part of the Imperium of Man and not been born a noble or became a Space Marine

>> No.29526178

>>29526095
Because his actions were viewed as wrong because it may have lead to a greater war with the Imperium and not because extermination is itself bad indicates that the Tau don't actually care about improving the lives of those they rule over for anything other than instrumental reasons.

>> No.29526190

>>29522251
Something you're not considering is military service. In the case of the Imperium, you an the 500 other men in your unit just like you are cannon fodder and extremely disposable. In the Tau empire, there's going to be a reasonable effort made to ensure you come back alive.

The Tau don't have disposable units. Even their drones aren't treated as disposable units. Unlike the Imperium where everyone below a certain rank is a disposable unit.

>> No.29526212

>>29526190
>you an the 500 other men in your unit just like you are cannon fodder and extremely disposable
That depends entirely on the regiment. Hardly true for the Harakoni Warhawks, for instance.

>> No.29526246

>>29526212
>The war in the Canis Salient has ground to a brutal stalemate, with the Imperium unable to gain significant footholds within the Greyhell Front, and the Tau forced to employ every trick and stratagem they know to fend off the Crusade’s forces.

>The endless conflict has seen hundreds of billions of Imperial Guardsmen dead to the guns of the Tau and the paranoia of their commanders, and morale has been slipping for years.

-Jericho Reach

Seems like the average Imperial policy to me. How do you execute billions of troops? The idea boggles my mind.

Do you stand them still in straight lines and a commissar runs and Blams them all? That poor trigger finger.

>> No.29526266

>>29526246
>How do you execute billions of troops? The idea boggles my mind.
Artillery. Duh.

>> No.29526375

>>29525615
I bet they look like yer mum

>#REKT

>> No.29526408

>>29526375
Morbidly obese? Dead?

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>>29522251

>> No.29527031

>>29526266
Wouldn't that be a waste of munitions and wouldn't the IG bodies rendered unusable for processing into delicious protein rations?

>> No.29527053

>>29527031
Fine, you march them into a giant room that turns out to be a meat grinder.

>> No.29527205

>>29525276
>faithless existence

>Not having faith in the God-Emperor of Mankind
>M41.999

Shiggy Diggy Doo, Where Are You?

>> No.29527237

Isn't Ultramar a good place to live?

>> No.29527272

>>29527237
By Imperial standards. Which means the beatings don't even break any bones!

>> No.29527283

>>29527205
>The Zombie Plague is a Warp-disease, and it can only infect those who have no hope or faith in their hearts. In the uncaring grind of Imperial life, the vast majority of the populace can be counted amongst that number.

-Zombie Plague section in Typhus : Index
Chaotica

>"I murdered thousands for the Emperor and he gave me nothing except his damning silence. Now his lapdogs yap for every life I take, while the gods promise me the galaxy." — Svane Vulfbad

What has the Emperor ever done for me?!

>> No.29527303

>>29527283
With Chaos you gain hope and faith.

This makes Chaos better by default.

>> No.29527368

>>29522251
Everything place 40k is shitty, but the Tau Empire is comparatively less shitty than most places. Sure, it's still a totalitarian regime where any dissidence against the Ethereals will be swiftly punished, but on the other hand, as long as you don't go against the party line your life will be quite comfortable, and you're allowed to practice your own religion and customs freely as long as they don't interfere with the Greater Good (gue'vesa are allowed to worship the Emperor, for example, but without the whole "purge the xenos" part).

Meanwhile in the Imperium you'd probably be working 20 hours a day untill you die of exhaustion in some factory producing ammunition shipped off to a war that ended 200 years ago but the Admistratum never got the memo on that. On the plus side, if you talk shit about the Emperor during your 4 hours of free time, nobody will probably notice, but if they do you get burned on a stake as a heretic.

>> No.29527417

>>29527368
That's the other thing about the Tau. I'm pretty sure that while you would be arrested for saying crap about an Ethreal, you might get away with hard labor or reeducation, if it was something minor. That's a fair bit better than the Imperium where you can say that you think the emperor would look better with shorter hair and be shot on the spot.

>> No.29527458

>>29527417
>That's the other thing about the Tau. I'm pretty sure that while you would be arrested for saying crap about an Ethreal

In the 3e Tau dex a Fire Warrior cracked a joke about the Ethereals in front of his Earth Caste superior. He just got scolded.

Also in the novelization of one of Farsight major wars with the Orks, there was a scene where he filled it and yelled at a council of Ethereals. He was still the high commander the next day.

The Tau are a bit forgiving, I think.

>> No.29527487

>>29527458
Flipped it*

>> No.29527488

>>29525439

>Yeah, Necrons are enslaving loads of worlds. No actual word on what it's like.

So no complaints? Must be nice

>> No.29527546

>>29527283
>What has the Emperor ever done for me?!
What have you ever done for the Emperor?

>> No.29527553

>>29527368
>Meanwhile in the Imperium you'd probably be working 20 hours a day untill you die of exhaustion in some factory producing ammunition shipped off to a war that ended 200 years ago but the Admistratum never got the memo on that. On the plus side, if you talk shit about the Emperor during your 4 hours of free time, nobody will probably notice, but if they do you get burned on a stake as a heretic.

[ctiation needed]

>> No.29527558

>>29527488
Mindshackle scarabs are useful like that.

>> No.29527613

Still if You are Dark Eldar, Commorragh is fucking amazing place to live:

-effective immortality
-sex
-slaves do Your shit for You
-lots of sex
-amazing entertainment venues
-occasional sex
-group orgies
-kinky,weird sex
-promotion possibilities
-sometimes there is sex

catch my drift ??
Its like Dark Eldar Paradise made real

>> No.29527750

>>29527613
Uh... your average DE lives a pretty shit life. You're describing a kabalite warrior's life. Your average Dark Eldar isn't one, and in fact is at constant risk of random torture and death.

>> No.29527796

>>29527553
Rulebook 5e.

The passage describing the Imperium life.

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>>29527237
according to the Ultramarine books yeah. but the people there are a different too. they don't have tithes but instead actually volunteer to join the IG. and the idea that not doing your part to help the Imperium is completely foreign to them.

being able to vote and have a senate to represent them helps too.

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so are we trying to summon TIDF back to /tg/ in this thread?

>> No.29527905

>>29527875
Ultramar is a mini-Empire more than a part of the Imperium.

I don't get why the Ultramarines get to rule a vast realm while average SMs get to rule just one if they are lucky.

Damn Mary sues

>> No.29527924

>>29527893
But he is ded.

>> No.29527928

>>29522251
>The Tau Empire is bad, because in my fanfic it is bad!

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>>29527928

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>>29527905
>I don't get why the Ultramarines get to rule a vast realm while average SMs get to rule just one if they are lucky.
don't be silly.

they control far more than just Ultramar

>> No.29528038 [DELETED] 

>>29527938
According to the Shadowsun novel, you give a Waifu and a home to raise your kids.

Not so bad.

>> No.29528048

>>29527938
According to the Shadowsun novel, you get a Waifu and a home to raise your kids.

Not so bad.

>> No.29528059

>>29528048
Yeah, but what if you get stuck with an uggo?

>> No.29528063

>>29528048
novels about the tau are wildly inconsistent.

i remember when the ethereals controlled everyone through pheromones.

>> No.29528089

>>29528059
You will take solace that she/he is the best compatible mate for you, and your children will probably be (85% chance! says the Fio'U!) healthy and strong servants of the Greater Good.

>> No.29528116

>>29528089
>sad tau.jpg
Well, I'm really happy about that! No really, look at me smiling! No need for me to mysteriously vanish in the night.

>> No.29528160

>>29522251
>Y'know, after reading a lot of Tau Empire fluff, I have come to the conclusion that it is a fucking horrible place to live. Why would anyone willing choose to stay there?
Because almost all other places are much, MUCH more horrible.

>> No.29528164

>>29528059

prasie Slaanesh, and hope for change in the future?

>> No.29528165
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>>29528063
That wasn't really inconsistent when it was rumoured from the very beginning (pic related, from the original Codex: Tau). Though making it so concrete shouldn't have been done, and is one of the few problems I have with Xenology, but eh
>Black Library
>Oldcrons
>everything is canon
>no it's not
>implying

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>>29528165
Oh, also, this bit from the same codex is pretty funny.

>When a Krootox is domesticated, it becomes attached to its masters to the extent that it will die to protect them. Droaken joked that they were as faithful to the Kroot as we are to the Ethereal ones. I chided him that there was more to our devotion than simple reaction to exuded chemical odours. The very thought!

>> No.29528234

>>29528165
The 6e codex says that Imperials still couldn't how Ethereals work. Even after cutting up some of them, they couldn't figure it out.

Deathwatch has a bit about a captured Ethereal. The Ordos Xenos did tests of him and he appeared nothing strange with the dude. He is an ordinary Tau with a bone in his slit.

You should ask how a mad man figured out what the Admech and the Ordos Xenos could not.

>> No.29528253

>>29528234
Couldn't figure*

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so did they ever exposit what Farsight is up to?

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>>29528234
In an age of madness, look to the madman to show the way.

>> No.29528309

>>29528263
>Embrace his destiny, Becoming the hero the Tau doesn't deserve but the hero they need.
>Fighting against the horrors that face the Tau. Protect them no matter the cost even if he has to pay it personally.

>A Second Greater Good
>Freedom and Democracy for all

That's what I got from the supplement.

>> No.29528321

>>29528234
It is this magic head penis!
They penetrate your min with that.
I tell you...I have the notes to provei t right here!One moment..°spill his recaff over everything°

>> No.29528347

>>29528309
ok cool
followup question,
what does that even mean?

>> No.29528378

>>29528268
How dare they kill his precious hunter-killer which ism uch more worth then the man killing it!
The live of a magos is suffering always people messing around with your stuff.

>> No.29528439

>>29528347
Farsight vs Aun'Va (Democracy vs Communism) over the soul of the Tau Empire.

Farsight will not force the confrontation. He will protect the Empire as long as he is able, but the Empire is rumored to be planning a strike against Farsight. Commander Shadowsun might be sent to bring Farsight to justice.

What does that mean? CIVIL WAR! THE FARSIGHT HERSEY. Get hype Or not because the setting won't advance

>> No.29528510

>>29528439
what year was it when shadowtsun melta'd all farsights statues?

The setting may advance if the time is available

>> No.29528534

>>29528439
Well, 40k has some advancement.
sergeant lysander to 1st captain lysander for example.
He.

>> No.29528540

>>29528510
Around 997 41K. She got busy expanding the Empire since then.

Latest recorded action of Shadowsun has her commanding the Tau in conquering an Imperial Hive World in 999 41K (40K stopping point)

>> No.29528563

>>29528164
>praising Slaanesh
>not praising Tzeentch, the Lord of Change.

>> No.29528715

>>29528540
>Latest recorded action of Shadowsun has her commanding the Tau in conquering an Imperial Hive World in 999 41K

must be a really small hive. the logistics of such a feat is mind boggling. doesn't a single hive city have a population that itself rivals most tau planets? couple into that that 60% of it is a criminal population the resources the tau would need to bring a hive world into "compliance" might just send them into an economic depression.

though it should bring us some great "naive tau" hilarity. like them trying to get a tally of how many human civilians live in a hive city.

>> No.29529382

>>29528715
Or, as is the Tau custom, once they wrecked they defenses they just picked a new group of dudes to be in charge who would do what they say. Boom, problem solved. The underhive gangers wouldn't even notice the invasion for months.

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