In 793.M41 his training was considered complete and he was assigned to the honored 3rd Company as a replacement to their scout contingent. He fought in many battles and honed his hand to hand skills. Many enemies fell to his silent blade. His achievements did not go unnoticed and he soon found himself on The Rock again to receive the Black Carapace, the final gift of the Emperor and the Lion.
In 801.M41 the newest Dark Angel, now called Alacanon at all times, joined the ranks of the honored 3rd Company's 6th squad as the new plasma gunner. Though a dangerous weapon it was very powerful and required many litanies of operation and maintenance. The weapons machine spirit was pleased with all the careful and diligent care and Brother Alacanon suffered no misfires from the oft temperamental weapon. During the Purging of Xrenes IV in 854.M41 he showed his proficiency with the mighty weapon when he destroyed several Imperial Guard vehicles of the traitorous Vorhess Fusiliers while defending the forward base from attack. Many traitors burned in the fires of the Plasma gun that day. It was also on this day that his mentor, Brother Sergeant Israfil, fell and was entombed. He continues to this day to serve the Emperor. Brother Alacanon displayed his close combat skills during a breakthrough and avenged his Sergeant and carried the day. As a result Brother Alacanon was promoted to Sergeant.
Brother Alacanon quickly took to command and by 901.M41 he was leading the 1st squad when the Company was sent to the Ultima Segmentium to assist in repelling one the many fleets of the Great Devourer. The Company was involved in many titanic battles with the hordes of a Tyranid splinter fleet. Sergeant Alacanon and his first squad held out against overwhelming numbers as wave after wave assaulted his vital position on the end of the line. Finally, with ammunition running low Sergeant Alacanon led his men in a lightning charge against the massive Carnifex leading the flanking attacks. Wielding his power sword he carved the legs out from under the beast. He deftly moved out of range of the dripping claws and struck again, bringing the monster down. With the