Synopses & Reviews
The third novel in the bestselling Horus Heresy series, re-issued in a deluxe trade paperback format
Having recovered from his grievous injuries, Warmaster Horus leads the triumphant Imperial forces against the rebel world of Isstvan III. Though the rebels are swiftly crushed, Horus's treachery is finally revealed when the planet is razed by virus bombs and Space Marines turn on their battle-brothers in the most bitter struggle imaginable.
About the Author
Ben Counter is the author of the Soul Drinkers and Grey Knights series, along with two Horus Heresy novels. He is one of Black Library’s most popular Warhammer 40,000 authors, and has also written RPG supplements and comic books. He is a fanatical painter of miniatures, a pursuit which has won him his most prized possession: a prestigious Golden Demon award. He lives in Portsmouth, England.