Re: Lunar use of Chaos

From: Greg <Greg_at_UUPwyqcVECE3JRA4-TI8NJP75cf0oQmIlbwU5s3WlgYVj5apu600jR94kKFiK8ASpaCWmO1>
Date: Tue, 08 May 2007 15:37:33 -0800

YGWV Peter Metcalfe wrote:

> Armies go where they want

I have to disagree here. Yes, the general may be glory- and plunder-seeking people, sometimes psycho, but in general the army is a a disciplined force with strong central command.

> to so they can best achieve their
> particular goals be it fame or booty. A general at a front does
> not have the choice of whatever forces he wants - he has
> whatever forces are willing to fight there.

No,he has what forces are assigned to him.

> The troops that use chaos tend to be well-equipped and
> scary. They also have a high upkeep, not just in gold
> but corpses or even souls. As a result, they are normally
> found only in the toughest battles and are often smaller
> than other troops. Generals may not like using them but
> when the choice is a humiliating defeat or a dazzling
> triumph, many chose to turn a blind eye...

That is essentially correct.

Greg Stafford

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