Rumble in the ruins

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One curious episode during the conflict between the Ork warlords and the Grot rebellion took place oamid the ruins of the battle-scarred planet of Wemmblee, when an informal truce was forged between the combatants. The occasion was the semi-final gameof the Goatronium Expansions Bloodbowl League. pitting the clean-cut human Imperial Bastions against the upstart Ork Green Bay Dakkas. The Orks had arrived the noisily cheer their fellow greenskins. the grots had no particular love for the humans, but nonetheless would be happy to see anyone defeating their hated Orkish opressors.

The game had barely started when a controversial call my the ogre umpire caused a dispute among the players—and soon thereafter, fighting among the spectators…

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Grot spectators look down at the game.

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Ork vehicles in the parking lot.

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More Grot fans.

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..and yet more Grots, watching the game.

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Some of the heavily-armed Ork contingent.

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As things start to get ugly on the field, the Imperial Bastions head for their team buses.

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A covering force of Space Marines arrives to protect the human players.

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Ork fans brawl with Space Marine Terminators, as the referee tries to separate the two sides.

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The Imperial Bastions in a team bus as fighting escalates.

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The band plays on.

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The rebel warboss Mek and his Cyborks head towards the fray.

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Grot tanks leaving the multi-story tank park.

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Ork air support arrives, strafing the team buses.

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The Dakkajet destroys the lead bus, forcing the Bastions to disembark.

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A mob of Ork warbikers race towards the rumble.

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Ork buggies decide to crash through the fence to save time. Two of them get stuck.

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The brawl intensifies. No photographic evidence survives of the subsequent fighting.

 

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