Faith and Betrayal
Dume's Valos Krin Sunrise
After making landfall on the planet of Valos Krin, the group is briefed by a one Judge Capstan who is concerned with the issues that a mass murder and potential cult sacrifice ceremony poses whilst the already overwhelmed arbiter precinct tries to organize security for the major event of an upcoming celebration gala.
The investigation starts off with Dume and Sylvain going to a local plaza where a circle of bodies was found one morning, burned to a crisp from the inside out with some kind of warp radiation, the amount of resources and planning put into this was clearly substantial from the start as all the cameras in the area had been manipulated and wiped during the time frame of the murders. As one might expect, no one saw anything, no one knew anything. Although the investigation turned to the victims themselves who appear to have no real connections to each other, there are rumors of a night cult that was supposedly a sub sect of imperial dogma.
While contemplating the investigation and his current situation in the arbiter headquarters one evening, Dume decides to take advantage of the groups position of authority and heads to the planets Mechanicus building to get something done about the dangerous and painful alien fungus growing inside his body. If anyone has the technology and ability to remove this parasite its the Mechanicus that has the ability to replace and rebuild their own bodies at will….