Winged Lancer

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A massed charge of Winged Lancers

Winged Lancers are cavalry forming part of the army of Kislev. They are Gospodar warrior noblemen and can trace their lineage back to the original Gospodar knights who rode across the Worlds Edge Mountains from the east. They wear characteristically exotically decorated armor and carry tall lances. They are named after the wings they wear on their back which give them their distinctive and impressive appearance, and which emit a terrifying shriek when they charge into battle.[1]

They form the bulk of the Kislev cavalry, being midway between the light Ungol Horse Archers and the heavier Gryphon Legion. Winged Lancers are fielded in regiments called "Rotas", which are made up of Gospodar soldiers from a single village/area, and most villages maintain at least one rota for defence and to aid others when called. Winged Lancers from local villages are not full time paid professional soldiers, nevertheless they still form the bulk of the Kislevite military and are renouned across the Old World. While lances are used on the charge, swords are also carried for close quarter combat.[2]

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Kislev
Units Boyar - Druzhina - Ice Guard - Kossar - Kreml Guard - Streltsi - Trained Bears - Ungol Horse Archer - Winged Lancer
Characters Boris Ursus - Feydaj - Gospodar IV - Hethis Chaq - Igor the Terrible - Katarin - Katrina Volkova - Miska the Slaughterer - Shoika - Ulrika Magdova - Vladimir Bokha - Weiran
Cities Erengrad - Kislev - Praag
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