The 13th Penal Legion, also known as the Last Chancers, is a Penal Legion of the Imperial Guard. However, rather than being simply a general punishment unit . Last Chancers has ratings and 22 reviews. T.j. said: Kage was a marine, untell a blackout sends him to the last chancers. now he must fight literally. The Last Chancers is a trilogy of novels set in the Warhammer universe written by Gav Thorpe. The novels in the series are named 13th Legion, Kill .

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The Last Chancers

The Last Chancers are kept in a constant state of battle-readiness, being sent from war zone to war zone across the Galaxy to protect the Imperium and earn their redemption.

However, Schaeffer was known to track these few “lucky” Last Chancers, and keep close watch on them. Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Instead they got a bunch of cutthroats and killers that would gladly kill their own mothers for a pardon for their crimes.

Dark, damn is this dark Please enter a number less than or equal to 4. If the recruit survives with body and wits intact, he is assigned to one of the many small clandestine units organised under the 13 th Penal Legion’s aegis.

Danny rated it it was amazing May 31, Others prefer to send them against the xenos, thinking it best to kill such beasts chances monsters of their own. Those who survived this last suicidal chacners would then be granted their pardon with the caveat that they could never commit another crime, and allowed either to return to civilian life or rejoin the Imperial Guard as regular Guardsmen.

Ads by Project Wonderful! Privacy policy About 1d4chan Disclaimers Mobile view. A Last Chancer who dies fulfilling his duty is pardoned posthumously by the Colonel, who takes it upon himself to provide redemption to all of his troops, sometimes by his own hand. Perhaps the most famous of such groups of desperate “Last Chancers” are Colonel Schaeffer’s 13 th Penal Legion, who bear that very name and have proven extremely effective under the direction of their commander.


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Warhammer 40, Proposed Rules. I hope they make a sequel where Cage comes back in the fashion that Shaeffer does. Hardened criminal Kage and his team are given one last chance to redeem themselves – they must go on a series of desperate missions behind enemy lines, each more dangerous than the last. Nov 21, Patt rated it it was amazing. A penal legion almost guarantees the innocence of an individual if they refrain from fleeing, but a messy, gribbly end awaits those who flee from battle or try to escape confines during transit, normally administered by an explosive collar or a bolt pistol.

There are 4 items available. Escape attempts are surprisingly low, perhaps due to the Colonel’s reputation for delivering the Emperor’s redemption personally to those who cannot stand the fires of battle. It is the Last Chancers’ duty to the Emperor to chanceers defending his realm and many accept this as the depressing truth of their situation.

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Retrieved from ” http: Shawn McClurg rated it it was amazing May 27, These prisoners no matter their actual original sentence are kept in life imprisonment until the time they are offered their ‘last chance’.

To view it, click here. Certain commanders find them valuable for fighting the Severan Dominatewho are more vulnerable to their terror tactics than the Orks or Dark Eldar.

Get the item you ordered or get your money back. I had high hopes for this one, but after the first novel it never really got my attention. Initially I had assumed he was like your kindly Uncle, he looks like he could be at least.

This dread reputation is a direct result of Colonel Schaeffer being the most heinous and downright evil imperial guard officer to ever exist. Gav Thorpe puts plenty of life, death and action into his storytelling of the deadly missions and suffering of the Last Chancers as they struggle to live long enough to make it through another day. Posing as diplomatic envoys, and later, mercenaries, the team was able to infiltrate Brightsword’s command compound and assassinate the alien.

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chaancers Create new account Request new password. Apr 23, Derek Weese rated it really liked it. This page was last chsncers on 23 Septemberat Schaeffer’s dedication to his cause is unparalleled and he has never failed a mission with his Last Chancers. Turns out that when you want to kill several billion people, these are the ideal candidates. This was a great omnibus. Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. Kage is good at what he does killing so he’s allowed to live to be used as a tool and no other reason.

Sometimes, multiple regiments sharing a field of operations even expunge laat of their “undesirable” elements and form these condemned soldiers chanceds a savage if short-lived battle group capable of wreaking terrible damage upon their foes.

Mouse over to Zoom – Click to enlarge. I’ve read this series several times over, something I rarely do. Of particular note amongst the rabble, Kage was incarcerated upon a gulag the 40k equivalent of one anyway for stabbing a superior officer during a dispute over a woman during garrison duty on a backwater planet the name of which nobody remembers.

To this end he ordered Lieutenant Kage who, having once again committed murder, had been reacquired by the Colonel to select the team from a selection of convicted Imperial Guard troopers held in a special prison that the Colonel appeared to have authority over.

All last chancers chancees have the fearless rule as long as Schaeffer is still alive. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. What he offers is a full Imperial pardon and freedom from prison, what he asks ladt nothing short of their lives, something that most gladly give.

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