Recap of the background:
The Veteran the sole survivor of an entire stellar legion. The rest of the grand army he belonged to got wiped out in the pandemonium of the mysterious event known as the Fourth Conflux.
He carries the weight of two million mens failure on his shoulders in the form of the bones of soldiers from the annihilated regiments.
Tired and weary he presses on - his final mission to lay down the remains of his battle brothers at the steps of the imperial palace.
He is his late comrades only hope for redemption in the eyes of the Emperor.