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, 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.

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.

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 Encarmine - Angels of Absolution - Angels of Redemption - Angels of Vengeance
Angels Porphyr - Angels Sanguine - 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 - 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 - 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 - Celebrants
Twenty-First Founding
(991.M35):
Black Dragons - Blood Gorgons - Fire Hawks
Flame Falcons - Lamenters - Minotaurs - Sons of Antaeus
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 - Knights of the Raven - Marines Errant - Mentors
Fire Claws/Relictors - Star Phantoms - Steel Cobras - Subjugators
Ultima Founding
(999.M41):
Angels of Defiance - 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: Angels Eradicant - Astral Knights - Blood Ravens - Blood Swords - Brothers Penitent
Crimson Castellans - Crimson Scythes - Dark Hands - Death Eagles - Fire Lords
Guardians of the Covenant - Hammers of Dorn - Invaders - Iron Talons - Knights of Blood
Knights Unyielding - Marines Exemplar - Night Watch - Rainbow Warriors - Reclaimers
Red Hunters - Red Scorpions - Sable Swords (refounded) - Solar Hawks
Star Dragons - Storm Wardens - Valedictors - Viper Legion - Vorpal Swords
Unsanctioned Founding: Consecrators - Sons of Medusa - Steel Confessors
Others: Adeptus Custodes - Astartes Praeses - Deathwatch - Grey Knights