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Their noisome forces garrisoned the "widowmaker" bastion gate on Lycanthos Secundus that was successfully captured by Lufgt Huron during the Lycanthos Drift Campaign in 780.M41. They survived this defeat, however, and were last encountered at the Cadian Gate.
The Bleak Brotherhood has been described as a possible faction of the Warp Ghosts, though this belief is probably mistaken. The Warp Ghosts are known as ferrymen and mercenaries, and they are often confused with their temporary employers. It is most likely that the Bleak Brotherhood only hired the Warp Ghosts on at least one occasion, leading Imperials to consider a deeper connection.
- 712.M41 — Magdelon Incursion
- 775.M41-780.M41 — Fourth Quadrant Rebellion
- The Bleak Brotherhood has the same armour colours and symbol as the Apocalypse Company. Whether this is intentional on Games Workshop's part or not is unknown.
- 1: Codex: Chaos Space Marines (4th Edition), pg. 18
- 2: Imperial Armour Volume Nine - The Badab War - Part One, pg. 59
- 3: Imperial Armour Volume Thirteen - War Machines of the Lost and the Damned, pg. 56