By Andy Hoare
The disgraced Vostroyan 77th Imperial protect regiment and their new commissar face a violent rebellion on a jail planet
Deployed to the criminal planet of Furia Penitens to quell a violent rebellion, the 77th Vostroyan Firstborn regiment of the Imperial shield locate themselves in a precarious place. The rebels are in a fortified prison-hive, all yet impenetrable. A shame suffered through their forebears haunts them. and so they hate their new commissar... Can Commissar Flint convey them victory and repair their acceptance, or will the 77th fail back?
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It gave the impression of that the total command employees have been collected to listen to Flint’s file, with tactical stations doubling as makeshift seats because the 77th’s officer cadre packed into each to be had area. the gang parted as Flint made his approach in the direction of the throng of officials that represented the top point of command – Graf Aleksis, Lieutenant-Colonel Polzdam, the adjutant, significant Skribahn and the executive of operations, Lieutenant-Colonel Karsten. whereas the officials’ personal own aides scattered ahead of the upcoming commissar, the officials themselves seemed relatively unimpressed, even haughty and smug as they regarded up from their discussions. ‘Commissar Flint,’ acknowledged Aleksis. ‘We are such a lot comfortable you'll spare us the time. ’ So that’s the way you are looking to play it, Flint concept as he slowed to a halt earlier than Aleksis and his fellows. The moderate Aleksis, the fellow he had spoken with within the aftermath of the assembly with Governor Kherhart, were supplanted via the aristocrat, the noble scion of the Anhalz Techtriarch extended family for whom preserving face in entrance of the chevek was once all. Flint regarded that second for what it was once – the tipping aspect on which his status as regimental commissar will be outlined. ‘My apologies, graf,’ stated Flint, Aleksis grunting dismissively in reaction. ‘I appear to not have made myself transparent. ’ ‘No have to apol…’ the graf begun, ahead of anything in Flint’s tone introduced him up brief. ‘What? ’ It used to be virtually a repeat of the scene that had performed out with the goons of the logistics platoon, after which once more with Bukin out at the wastes that first evening. Flint stood like a few lone gunfighter dealing with down a mob of frontier city bullies, his coat hooked again to bare his bolt pistol at his belt. Aleksis’s eyes narrowed as his look flicked to the weapon, the main direct and powerful image of a commissar’s authority, then again to Flint’s. ‘You suggest to threaten me, in my very own headquarters…? ’ the graf stammered incredulously. ‘You imagine you can…’ ‘Stop,’ Flint ordered, preserving up a pointing hand as though to transfix the opposite guy. ‘Say not anything extra, till i've got defined issues to you in a way it's possible you'll comprehend. ’ When not anyone dared utter a note, Flint persevered. ‘I were appointed regimental commissar of this unit to make sure that the error that resulted in its predecessor’s destruction usually are not repeated. ’ The collected officials gave a virtually inaudible gasp on the point out of that which none dared converse of, and Flint persisted. ‘The 77th was once destroyed battling the Asharians at Golan gap. It used to be burnt up, completely. the consideration of 10000 years, and the everlasting debt of Vostroya, was once lowered to ashes. ’ Anger swelled in Flint’s middle as he spoke, for his interpreting into the tragedy of Golan gap had left him with a terrible view certainly of the traditions of Vostroya’s so-called noble periods. ‘Your forebears,’ he knotted up, now not even attempting to cover the anger he felt as he recalled the suppressed bills of the conflict, ‘Allowed themselves to fall prey to hubris and vanity.