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Inquisitor Gideon
17-03-2009, 20:33
Ok, so being a sob fan; i was trawling ebay and came across this:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Rogue-Trader-1987-SISTER-OF-BATTLE-Rare-1st-Edition_W0QQitemZ170312385427QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK _Toys_Wargames_RL?hash=item170312385427&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_trkparms=72%3A1688|66%3A2|65%3A12|39%3A1|240%3A13 18

Does anyone have an opinion on this? Genuine? Something doesn't look right..although that's definitely a bolter she's holding.

17-03-2009, 20:49
it's an old power armoured model pre sob, RT era irc a pirate adventure model
have a look here item 4

17-03-2009, 21:39
Yeah, genuine, but not a SoB -as they kinda didn't exist yet (at least, not codified). There IS a picture of a space nun going toe-to-toe with a SM in the RT rulebook (called 'sister sin').

17-03-2009, 22:04
The Adepta Sororitas is actually mentioned in the original RT rulebook, not far from that very image, chromedog. This model has never specifially been linked to the Adepta Sororitas, but is a female warrior in power armour.


17-03-2009, 23:34
Yep, back in RT when power armor wasn't a Marine only piece of gear; renegades, mercenaries, even pirates had some.

Sister Sin was gunning down Brother Vermilion of the Rainbow Warriors in the book. Part of their mandate was keeping an eye on the Space Marine Chapters with regards to heresy or mutation. An early indicator of where they'd go.

Sister Sin

17-03-2009, 23:55
They didn't just keep an eye on the marines:

Every single day, squads of battle-sisters descend upon unsuspecting departements of the Adeptus Terra, administering genetic and psychological tests in order to expose wrong doers, mutants and malcontents. Whole companies of battle-sisters travel out to war-zones, to the fortress-monasteries of the Adeptus Astartes, to the fleets and to the scattered worlds of the imperium. No-one is free from their vigilance.

18-03-2009, 00:40
Yeppers. That's why I said *part* of their mandate. :) Always have liked the Sisters, obviously enough.

Sister Sin

18-03-2009, 01:11
There were two of them - see this scan from the 1991 Catalogue 1:


18-03-2009, 01:43
yep, still have mine. Would paint it but she's butt-ugly. This came out way back in the RT days. If I could place her in my SOB army I would, but her face is so wretched even a great paint job would only pronounce the horrible features more than I would want.


18-03-2009, 07:55
That's a "Gabs" Female adventurer in power armor from the 40K Adventures line. I have one of her that I planned on using as an Inquisitor for my Sisters of Battle army.


18-03-2009, 13:31
Sorry, Sister Sin. I guess I read it but it just didn't register...

18-03-2009, 13:40
I have to agree that model is..ugly. O-o

BaronDG...no worries, I should take more care in my wording. :)

Sister Sin

18-03-2009, 19:20
Yes, I have one of those that I have painted in the same colour as my more 'Up to Dae' sisters. (Not tht they are tha up to date anymore.) When I bought it many years ago it was actually named n the packet as 'Sister Space Marine.' But as has been previously mentioned it has been called a couple of other things in various catologues and books.

18-03-2009, 19:21
I dodn;t think she was that Ugly! Not for the era of the model at any rate. I thought she looked a little asian which made a nice change.

19-03-2009, 03:15
eeh, get out the nippers and slap a helmetless Eldar head on her, she's good to go. I always have liked the old-school Corvus civvie models, might go in on this one or another one like for another =I= to add to my cabal.