The Steel Guard project continues, bit by bit, and here we have one of the senior officers of the chapter. Chief Librarian Blasst has faced daemons and heretics and possessed psykers and really angry dogs, and has overcome them all. He is a fearless battler against the dark and was bloody hard to paint because of all the tricky detail!
Brother Codicier Tan Jemes was recruited from a feral world. His face has been ritually scarred, with saurian blood rubbed into the wounds, leaving his features a mess of scars and primitive tattoos. Had the Steel Guard not come along looking for candidates, then Tan might have wound up a shaman, much respected for his powers. But what would have been the price? His mind would have shone into the warp, leaving him vulnerable to psychneuin, Enslavers, or worse – daemonic possession. Instead he was inducted into the Steel Guard as a neophyte, where he was identified as a candidate for the Librarium. Jemes is a powerful psyker, and has achieved the third rung on the Librarium ladder, that of Codicier. His feral features hide an urbane mind; he is a skilled tactician, and Commander Melmoth considers him a strong leader who he trusts to lead kill teams and to divine powerful and accurate futures.
I really enjoyed painting this miniature, i think it’s a lovely mini, and I’ve done a good job on it. I think I should have used a different colour for the force weapon, but I’m getting the hang of wet blending and I think it’s a good effort.