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The Six Hundred and Sixty Sixth

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By Luches   |   Watch
Published: June 29, 2012
© 2012 - 2020 Luches
~Nothing shall evade our cleansing fire,
not Daemon or Spawn or Renegade.
Fore we are Man's Divine Blade!~

I had always wanted to try a painting on the mighty Space marines of the Warhammer 40k universe since I was first introduce to them when I started work in IFS. How else but to start with the mightiest amongst them, the Grey Knights.

I had the most fun during the research and studies of the chapter, and it really lifted my mood during the the entire period.

Hope I did them justice, no pun intended :p

P.S Forgot to add, 666 is the Chapter number of the Grey Knights for those who don't know :p Forgot to mention it, half assuming everyone is into 40k here :p
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Smoothly heroic, love the body language, confident, efficient, deadly!
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Whoa, this is really amazing!
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Amazing art work, congratulations!
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Great work!
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Their armor is so cool
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never. trust. the inquisition.
+ blood for the blood god. because emperor sucks.
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So are these guys the warhammer?
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Yup they are the Grey Knights from Warhammer 40k :)
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So warhammer isn't a person?
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LuchesProfessional Digital Artist
No it's not.

The original Warhammer literally refer to the warhammer used by the First Emperor of men in the Warhammer Fantasy.
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Huh, thanks for clearing that up.
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but they do use a war cry "We are the hammer!" :D
As in the emperor's hammer.
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never thought of it that way before makes sense 
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I just can't describe how awesome it is!
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"I am the hammer, I am the right hand of the Emperor, the instrument of His will, the gauntlet about His fist, the tip of His spear, the edge of His sword!".
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Holy frik, that guy is a Juggernaut. I mean, just look at him! He's carrying that huge amount of armor and it's almost nothing to him! And that Star Wars rip-off.. it's just cool.
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It's not a rip off. WH 40K has nothink in common with star wars.
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Those Blades aren't Sabers.....Sigh...
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Do you even know what Warhammer 40k is?
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go easy on him guys hes clearly new to 40k
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Purge the Daemon! Let none stop the power of the Ordo Malleus. The Wrath of the Grey Knights shall slay the un-holy filth and banish them from our realm. FOR THE EMPEROR!
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Beautiful Aegis Dreadnought, He must be THAT Bad Ass to be interred into one. Overall Amazing Grey Knights.
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very very badasshammer :ı
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The Emperor guides my blade

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