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The elite super soldiers of the Imperium the Imperial Space Marines are possibly the greatest warriors in the Galaxy. Originally there were twenty legions of Space Marines numbering around ten thousand marines. Each Legion was lead by a Primarch, a genetic clone of the Emperor (essentially a super test tube baby). The Primarchs are as follows: Lion El'Jonson, Rachnus Rageous, Fulgrim, Perturabo , Jaghatai Khan , Leman Russ, Rogal Dorn, Konrad Curze, Sanguinius, Ferrus Manus, Hecate Moor(The only sister in this brotherhood), Angron, Roboute Guilliman , Mortarion, Magnus the Red, Horus (The Warmaster and the Emperor's favored son), Lorgar Aurelian, Vulkan, Corax, Alpharius Omegon (A pair of twins who shared control of the Legion and remained a secret until the Codex debate).
During the negotiations for the formation of the Imperium of Orion at the end of the great Galactic war the matter of the Imperium's Space Marines was brough