My theory began when I was watching the following youtube video.
It is a tribute video to the incredible Sister of battle or Adepta Sororitas If you want to be picky. It showed beutifull artwork of them supported by an incredible song about Joan of Arc by Heather Dale. I thought it was a great and ended up watching it quite a few times. Especially the song was fantastic. I loved how well it fitted the sisters and what they were all about…..
And then it hit me.
In quick succession.
First: The legend of saint Joan of Arc was almost certainly what hat given those designers at GW the inspiration to create the sisters of battle.
Don't believe me. Just look at pictures like this.
And Secondly: This might have been the case as well in the actual canonical world of Warhammer 40.000….
Allow me to explain.
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