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Gallan's Rock

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Gallan's Rock is a rock promontory overlooking a waterfall in the Crown Mountains on Macragge. It is accessible from the Fortress of Hera, the fortress-monastery of the Ultramarines.[1]

According to Ultramarines legend, the Rock was where Roboute Guilliman beheaded the rebellious Consul Gallan, who had murdered his co-Consul Konor, Roboute's adoptive father.[1] The Ultramarines themselves use the Rock as a place of execution, for members of the chapter who have been condemned for serious crimes.[1][2]

Background Information

Gallan's Rock is strongly similar to the Tarpeian Rock, located in Ancient Rome, a traditional place of execution for Romans convicted of treason against the state.