This Tuesday in the early afternoon, I swung by the FLGS and picked up my Imperial Knight. Which promptly lead to an afternoon and evening of building since the Knight Companion book was delayed in shipping or I'd have spent a lot of time reading instead of building.
1. I love the look of the knight and it went together fairly easy.
2. I hate the little handrail and similar bits. I have fairly chunky fingers and little fiddly bits
3. I think the thermal cannon would be more valuable in combat, but I just love the look of
the battle cannon more so that's what it got.
So the legs were first up in the directions and went really smoothly.
I finally decided on a House name, colors, and coat of arms for the time being at least. My original plan was to base it on the Order of St. John and the island of Malta. Too many French, Spanish, and Italian names that really didn't fit into the overall theme of my fluff with the other groups changed my mind. So I went back to the drawing board and fell on the idea of Beowulf. So the Knightly House of Heorot on the Knight World of Jutland was born lead by the Eorl Hrothgar.
Eorl will by the Lord or Seneschal leading the Knightly House
Thane will be a normal Knight
Ceorl will be a Knight Apparent
The color scheme is going to be quarter dark red and bone white along the lines of the following image. I'm thinking dark brass for edging and black and dark metallics for the under skeleton of the Knight.
with the House Sigils of a black rook with a sword lengthwise through it on the bone white background.
The Imperial Knight Paladin that I build will be piloted by the Thane Eadgils whose personal coat of arms I'm stilling thinking on though I'm leaning toward crossed axes.
So that's all for now and I'll see what I can come up with for next time.