To further deepen the dismay of the Imperial Army, all semblance of leadership had been squelched. The Governor was missing. The leader of the imperial garrison was killed at his post not too long after the barrage began. Only junior officers remained. Some broke. Other stood and fought a fight to make any man proud. Others took to the back roads and scattered to the thick forests that covered most of the planet to launch guerrilla raids against the Ork invaders.