PSYKER Ahriman can attempt to manifest three psychic powers in each friendly Psychic phase , and attempt to deny three psychic powers in each enemy Psychic phase. In remembrance of his brother, Ahzek had Ohrmuzd's pendant (the twin of his own, both gifts from their mother) worked into the shoulder-guard of his armour. Their brethren were now as they had intended, protected from the "flesh-change," though they paid for this protection with the destruction of their physical bodies. Despite summoning a Leviathan, a giant flying Warp beast similar in size and shape to a manta ray, and inflicting horrendous casualties on both sides of the conflict, Ahriman was ejected from the Webway with his goal unattained. Magnus next attempted to forewarn the Emperor of the impending betrayal of his favourite son. Back to home page Return to top. Calliope was a world of lost knowledge; an entire planet given over to the archiving of records from the earliest days of the Imperium all the way to its uncertain present. Thousand Sons have some of the best HQ units in the game, including Ahriman and Winged Daemon Princes. His current status is that of wanderer, apparently fated to quest for something never achievable; understanding of the nature of Tzeentch itself. With conspiracies and plots spread across the galaxy, he coils between them, a puppet master pulling invisible strings. Raising his hands, Ahriman summoned magical flames from the floor which engulfed the red lacquer from the armour of every Rubricae and sorcerer. Amon's armour came apart, each component pulling away from the other, spilling grey dust into the turning wind. When their souls attempted to depart their ruined bodies, they found themselves trapped inside their armour; dead, yet still alive, without a body but unchanging for all eternity. Amon and Ankhu Anen, Guardian of the Great Library of Prospero and member of the Corvidae Cult, had shared Ahriman's knowledge that something was wrong, but even their combined power was unable to pierce the veils of the future to see what so concerned their Primarch. Instead, Ahriman and the rest of his cabal were banished from the Planet of the Sorcerers. But the cunning Sorcerer immolated his own mind, attempting to pull Ahriman's psychically-linked mind into oblivion with him. Before Magnus reluctantly faced the wrath of his brother, Leman Russ, he entrusted Amon with a precious gift, his most prized possession, the Book of Magnus. When such subtle means are impossible he wages a sorcerer’s war, forcing armies to kneel with visions of terror, shattering war machines with invisible forces, and ripping the souls from mighty heroes. One such incident is known as the Harvest of Calliope. The works that Magnus had Amon researching since the Council of Nikaea held the key to Horus Lupercal's salvation. Ahriman took Gaumon on as his Probationer, and spent a significant amount of time training the Remembrancer and teaching him the sorcerous knowledge of the Thousand Sons during the time leading up to the Fall of Prospero. , Now across the ensuing millennia he has become a scourge, raiding ancient museums, librarium, scholaria and reclusia, places of learning, religion and contemplative thought. Ahriman is a true master of sorcery and one of the most powerful psykers in the galaxy. Every soul on Calliope existed to service the archive, from the hunters who stalked vermin in the deep parchment stacks, to the scribes who fought for control of the hundreds of contradictory indexes; all were bound to the ecology of the archive. After years of gruesome crusades within the Webway, Ahriman approached the location of the Black Library one more time, a vast and ancient repository of Aeldari knowledge. In that moment of his Primarch's dire revelation, Amon confessed to his gene-sire that before Magnus had come to Prospero he had suffered a recurring nightmare. More recently, Ahriman and Magnus buried the hatchet and reunified the XVth, but Ahriman is still de facto independent and allowed to do his own thing. However he was subsequently betrayed by Yvraine, who slew the cured Rubicae before escaping. This was the beginning of the falling out between Ahriman and Magnus. Across a thousand worlds, Ahriman has sought the keys to save what he has already destroyed -- the Thousand Sons Legion. They then commenced with a tremendous orbital bombardment that reduced Prospero to cinders, except its capital, Tizca, a beautiful city and the seat of Magnus and the XV Legion, that was at all times protected by a powerful psychic kine-shield.