The iron fist of the Emperor is typified by the Space Marines; the Adeptus Astartes are the most inspiring and terrifying sight across the Imperium's many worlds. Whilst the backbone of the Imperium's fighting force are the Imperial Guard and their many legions, the Space Marines are the Emperor's finest and their courage knows no equal.
In Dawn of War II you'll notice right away that the Space Marines are stronger than many of the other faction units, they however suffer a higher cost when they lose a squad. The requisition and power cost to bring out these units is a lot higher. This particular article looks at the units of the Imperium's finest and marks the first of the four faction guides to the up-coming Dawn of War 2.