Well here's Mont'ng finally painted:
My Tau command now done (I'll base them when the army is done; It'll keep things consistant.)
Now for the Fluff:
Though they had fought together for years it wasn't until Sub-commander prodigy received his first solo command that these four's saga truly began. Prodigy's Cadre was but one of many in Commander Invincibleshield's Contingent; assigned to the protection of the colonists as they made their way to the Zeist system. Along the way thet came across an Ork attack on an eldar exodite world; Unable to turn a blind eye the Commander ordered his latest student Prodigy to take a couple of cadres and engage the ork threat. This was to be his first command. After launching many successful raids against the orks victory was finally theirs when an Eldar fleet answered the call of their maiden world. As a thank you gesture the Farseer had the bonesingers craft a special ceremonial sword especially crafted for the raw commander; though few saw it strange that he singled out in such a way.
Returning to the fleet they arrived to find their forced on the losing side of the Ultramarines attack. Jumping into the fray Prodigy attempted a daring boarding action against the Ultramarine's flagship alas his boarding craft was shot down; scattering his cadre with the debris. Helpless Prodigy could only watch as the Ultramarines cleansed the prime world of the Tau; it was a miracle that his suit's airtight seal was still intact but this only meant a long painful wait for help that would likely never come.
Oxygen running low when Prodigy saw the Eldar craft appear as if from nowhere he thought he was seeing things, it wasn't until he was brought on board that it came clear that this was real. Gathering what survivors they could the Eldar Pirates quickly left the Zeist system before they drew the attention of the Imperials; Of the Cadre's under his command their was only three other survivors: Kindleblaze, Onestrike and Bug. Though not once speaking in a dialect that they could understand the pirates dropped the four off at the nearest Tau colony then disappeared as quickly as they came. To honour their fallen comrades the four swore a pledge to one another through the sacred bonding ritual of Ta'lissera, though it is rumoured that they also swore another; more personal pledge: Vengeance against the one who betrayed them.
Well I hope you enjoyed that brief introduction to my Cadre's Commanders. Next up are the Shas'ui: 5 crisis suits and 2 more broadsides... Though I might be a bit delayed by the new Eldar when they arrive