Me&my friends have decided to finally Dark Heresy a try (After many years of 3.5 D&D) and I'm rolling a Sister of Battle (Inquisitor's Handbook).
I'm trying to decide what basic weapon training to pick for my Schola Progenium background (Las or SP).
I've been looking trough the books and it seems to me there's just nothing to make SP worth using over a Hellgun(which seem reasonably cheap and accessible). Most special kinds of ammo are either worse than a Hellgun or are available to bolters as well. Only think I'd see myself as missing is the Executioner Shotgun Ammo. So is there something I'm missing that would make SP a better choice than Las in the long run?
Also, since until rank 4 (when I can look into dual wielding) at least I'll most likely be using some sort of rifle, I'm also looking into sidearms. I'd like to hear what do you guys like to use as an affordable, usable with Quick Draw and in melee (so pistol), cheap ammo sidearm? Atm I'm leaning most toward Puritan-14, since it gets both autofire and a 1 shot shotgun mode (so I can use Executioner Shells if I really want to).
PS: So far we're using Dark Heresy only until we get a hang of the game, so no access to Rogue Trader/Deathwatch/etc. ammo/weapons