Aghoru, also known as Twenty-Eight Sixteen, was a world brought into the Imperium of Man by units of the Thousand Sons Space Marine Legion during the Great Crusade. While the compliance action of the world was accomplished by diplomacy and was considered a success, a notable combat between the Thousand Sons and apparent warp denizen infestation occurred during the process, one that also involved a unit of visiting Space Wolves Astartes.
|Map||Basic Data||Planetary Image|
Aghoru, was the fifth planet in a system of otherwise dead worlds.[1a] Discovered by the 28th Expedition Fleet at the height of the Great Crusade, Aghoru proved to be an undeveloped world whose human inhabitants - also known as Aghoru - had little to no knowledge of science.[Needs Citation]
The human population possessed legends of a previous race of elder beings known to them as the Elohim. The Elohim were believed to be an advanced civilization that possessed an interstellar empire long since destroyed.[1b]
Geography and Planetary Conditions
The principal feature of Aghoru was "The Mountain." Believed to be the axis of their world by the native population, the Mountain was a titanic peak set in a salt plain that appeared unnatural in formation despite having no regular lines in its shape, and rose to nearly thirty kilometers in height, taller than Olympus Mons on Mars. Bereft of life, the rock of the Mountain remained cold to the touch despite being set in a desert area of the world. It was a place of pilgrimage for the Aghoru people.[1c]
Further investigation into the purpose of the artificially created mountain by Magnus determined that it was gateway to a web-like network of conceptual conduits that contained billions of pathways between worlds. This world's link to the network was corrupted by the warp and was ultimately resealed.[1c]