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Title: 5th Falcon Talon vs 5th Talon
Post by: Kojak on 28 March 2019, 03:40:19
Just noticed that in FM 3145 there is a 5th Falcon Talon Cluster in Clan Jade Falcon's Epsilon Galaxy, and also a 5th Talon Cluster in their Iota Galaxy. Is this some sort of error, and one is supposed to have a slightly different name, or are there really intended to be two almost-identically-named Clusters?
Title: Re: 5th Falcon Talon vs 5th Talon
Post by: Kojak on 29 May 2019, 17:46:47
Bumping this on the off-chance a little more visibility scores me an answer.
Title: Re: 5th Falcon Talon vs 5th Talon
Post by: Chinless on 30 May 2019, 16:48:40
Just noticed that in FM 3145 there is a 5th Falcon Talon Cluster in Clan Jade Falcon's Epsilon Galaxy, and also a 5th Talon Cluster in their Iota Galaxy. Is this some sort of error, and one is supposed to have a slightly different name, or are there really intended to be two almost-identically-named Clusters?

While it is a little confusing, it is correct. FM:3145 p156 states that Epsilon Galaxy had to be virtually rebuilt from scratch following the Rending in 3135 - baring the First Falcon Jaegers - so the 5th Falcon Talon Cluster are a new formation.

The naming of Falcon Talon Clusters and Talon Clusters dates back as far as the original Jade Falcon sourcebook.

Hope that helps,

Chris
Title: Re: 5th Falcon Talon vs 5th Talon
Post by: Kojak on 30 May 2019, 21:11:42
That helps a lot, thank you.