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Orestes

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Orestes is a Forge World and a Knight World of the Imperium.

Map Basic Data Planetary Image
px Name: Orestes px
Segmentum: Segmentum Pacificus
Sector: Unknown
Subsector: Unknown
System: Unknown
Population: Unknown
Affiliation: Imperium
Class: Forge World/Knight World[2]
Tithe Grade: Aptus Non

A major supplier for the Sabbat Worlds Crusade, Orestes was attacked by a grand horde of Chaos Titans in 779.M41. The Forge's own force of God-Machines, the Legio Tempestus, was severely depleted through constant tithes to the Crusade, and stood no hope of holding off the hordes of Chaos. As luck would have it, the Legio Invicta was travelling past Orestes on their way to the Crusade main front after crushing a force of Eldar in the Beltran Cluster, and Lord Gearhart of Invicta came to the Forge's aid.[1]

Orestes was liberated from Chaos within weeks, although the southernmost hives were destroyed in the fighting, and a great many engines and Imperial Guard were lost.[1]

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