Index Astartes: Apothecaries (Background Book)
|Series||Index Astartes (Background Books)|
|Preceded by||Index Astartes: Centurions|
|Followed by||Index Astartes: Stalkers and Hunters|
Apothecaries are the battle-medics of the Space Marine Chapters, tending to fallen battle-brothers in the chaos of combat using their skills to get them back into the fight. The Apothecaries are also the guardians of a Chapter's genetic history, ensuring that its gene-seed is keep pure and safe for the creation of future Space Marines.