Angels of Redemption

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Angels of Redemption
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Battle Cry Undetermined, possibly REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEPENT
Founding Second Founding
Successors of Dark Angels
Primarch Lion El'Jonson
Strength probably the same as the Dark Angels
Specialty terminators, bikes, abandoning allies
Allegiance Imperium of Man, except for those who fell to Chaos ALL OF THEM BECAUSE THE SONS OF THE LION ARE THE PUREST AND LOYALEST OF ALL SPACE MARINES AND WOULD NEVER UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE BETRAY THE EMPEROR
Colours Green & Bone White halved down the middle.

The Angels of Redemption are a Second Founding chapter of the Dark Angels and behave and function in a manner very similar to their parent chapter, including have similar formations in the Deathwing and Ravenwing, keeping in touch with the other Unforgiven chapters, and sharing the Inner Circle and the hunt for the MEMBERS OF THE NINE TRAITOR LEGIONS!.

As a Second Founding chapter, they have a long and celebrated history just like the Dark Angels. Unfortunately, they were never taught by their parents the important life lessons of courtesy and keeping your promises. So where the Dark Angels and the other Unforgiven have managed to balance their duties to the Imperium with the hunt for the FILTHY TRAITORS WHICH ARE IN NO WAY RELATED TO THE DARK ANGELS in such a way as to not be noticed while they do it (mostly by only sending groups of elite units so the rest of the Chapter isn't tied down and by prioritizing the Imperium over their vendetta in the most extreme situations), the Angels of Redemption lose their minds whenever the merest whiff of HERETICS FROM THE TRAITOR LEGIONS comes in their direction and they drop whatever it is that they were doing and go chasing them like a dog running after a car.

Obviously to anyone who is not Unforgiven, this makes the Angels of Redemption seem a bit unreliable at best and some commanders have even gone so far as to decline aid from them rather than risk abandonment later on. It's unlikely Astartes care about their "offer" of assistance being refused. They'll stomp mudholes anyway.

On the tabletop, the Angels of Redemption behave exactly like Dark Angels but with a different colour scheme (though they have no unique special characters), but in the Deathwatch (RPG), Angels of Redemption characters make excellent trackers, since they are always on the lookout for signs of the Fallen.

In the RPG, there is even an incident described where the 1st and 2nd companies of the Angels of Redemption appeared in orbit above an Imperial Guard fortress world and demanded access to the dungeons. When they were refused entry they shot their way in and left three days later with several stasis caskets without saying a word. One wonders who the moron was who refused entry to an army of Space Marine Terminators. Especially since the Astartes out-rank them. Probably not so much of a moron considering the caskets are almost guaranteed to hold Fallen and the commander probably knew they were Dark Angel traitors and feared he was facing down a renegade chapter trying to cover its tracks. In that case it was badassery and incredible courage. Weird the Guard didn't win, though. I mean, they win against larger warbands than that with hordes of daemons on rocks in the middle of nowhere. This was a Fortress World so...yeah. Perhaps most of the Guardsmen just plain refused to fight because they thought the Commander was a traitor for ordering them to fight seemingly loyalist Marines?

Chapters of the Adeptus Astartes
First Founding
(M29):
Blood Angels - Dark Angels - Imperial Fists
Iron Hands - Raven Guard - Salamanders
Space Wolves - Ultramarines - White Scars
Second Founding
(021.M31):
Angels of Absolution - Angels Encarmine - Angels Porphyr
Angels of Redemption - Angels Sanguine - Angels of Vengeance
Angels Vermillion - Aurora Chapter - Black Consuls
Black Guard - Black Templars - Blood Drinkers
Brazen Claws - Crimson Fists - Destroyers
Doom Eagles - Eagle Warriors - Excoriators
Fists Exemplar - Flesh Tearers - Genesis Chapter
Inceptors - Iron Snakes - Libators
Lions Sable - Marauders - Mortifactors
Nemesis - Novamarines - Obsidian Glaives
Patriarchs of Ulixis - Purple Stars - Praetors of Orpheus
Rampagers - Raptors - Red Talons
Revilers - Silver Eagles - Silver Skulls
Soul Drinkers - Storm Lords - White Consuls
Wolf Brothers
Third to
Twelfth Founding
(M32-M35):
Astral Claws - Angels Revenant - Charnel Guard
Dark Paladins - Executioners - Flesh Eaters
Halo Brethren - Howling Griffons - Iron Knights
Mantis Warriors - Marines Malevolent - Night Swords
Sable Swords (initial) - Scythes of the Emperor - Space Sharks
Sons of Guilliman
Thirteenth Founding
(M35):
Death Spectres - Exorcists
Fourteenth to
Twentieth Founding:
Angels of Fire - Avenging Sons - Celebrants
Twenty-First Founding
(991.M35):
Black Dragons - Blood Gorgons - Fire Hawks
Flame Falcons - Lamenters - Minotaurs
Sons of Antaeus - Tiger Claws
Twenty-Second to
Twenty-Sixth Founding
(M35-M41):
Angels of Vigilance - Celestial Lions - Dark Hunters
Disciples of Caliban - Emperor's Spears - Fire Angels
Imperial Harbingers - Iron Lords - Knights of the Raven
Marines Errant - Mentors - Fire Claws/Relictors
Star Phantoms - Subjugators
Ultima Founding
(999.M41):
Angels of Defiance - Black Vipers - Blades of Vengeance
Castellans of the Rift - Fulminators - Knights Cerulean
Knights of the Chalice - Knights of Thunder - Necropolis Hawks
Nemesors - Praetors of Ultramar - Rift Stalkers
Silver Drakes - Silver Templars - Sons of the Phoenix
Storm Reapers - Umbral Knights - Unnumbered Sons
Valiant Blades - Void Tridents - Wolfspear
Unknown Founding: Absolvers - Accipiters - Adulators
Angel Guard - Angels Eradicant - Angels of Retribution
Astral Knights - Blood Ravens - Blood Swords
Brazen Drakes - Brothers Penitent - Crimson Castellans
Crimson Consuls - Crimson Scythes - Dark Hands
Dark Sons - Death Eagles - Emperor's Shadows
Fire Lords - Guardians of the Covenant - Graven Spectres
Hammers of Dorn - Harbingers - Hawk Lords
Invaders - Iron Crusaders - Iron Talons
Jade Dragons - Knights of Blood - Knights Unyielding
Marines Exemplar - The Nameless - Night Watch
Rainbow Warriors - Reclaimers - Red Hunters
Red Scorpions - Red Seraphs - Red Templars
Retributors - Sable Swords (refounded) - Shadow Wolves
Solar Hawks - Sons of Orar - Star Dragons
Stormwatchers - Storm Giants - Storm Wardens
Valedictors - Viper Legion - Vorpal Swords
White Templars - Storm Wings
Unsanctioned Founding: Consecrators (founding unknown, but likely after 2nd Founding)
Sons of Medusa (separated from parent Chapters, ratified by edict)
Steel Confessors (de facto 22nd Founding, de jure ratified by edict)
Others: Astartes Praeses - Deathwatch - Grey Knights
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