Here he is, the WIP Commander of the 3rd Company, Lieutenant Colonel Mordechai Emmet, who is my count-as Straken.
He is quite finished, but I think he is still lacking something, but I have no idea what else could I do. Perhaps you could help me, dear readers?
Emmet has quite a backstory to him, which I think I'll share once he is painted up. For now I'll say he used to be a mere Veteran Sergeant, but won his way into the wearing the officer cap through his deeds and "friendship" with (then) General Havelock Hals.
A battlefield experience has left him scarred for life, but due to his skills, commitment and service record he was deemed well worthy of recieving extensive bionics, which allow him to continue his duty to the Emperor.
Thanks to this twist, I was able to give him all the wargear he used when I still fielded him as a Vet Sergeant, back in the 4th Ed. - a Power Weapon and a Plasma Pistol - which also match Straken's loadout!
The Standard behind him is supposed to make him stand out on the battlefield, considering he is a Special Character. Besides, I was itching to use that standard for a while.
But he still looks somewhat generic. And I'm all dry on ideas. If you have something on your mind, say it!