Synopses & Reviews
The latest novel in the Black Library's flagship SF series which tells the story of the Horus Heresy – introduces the story of the Alpha Legion and their primarch Alpharius and details the trials of the Imperial army.
Following the tragic events on Isstvan III, when Space Marines turned on their own brothers, Horus's treachery is a secret no longer. As the Emperor and the loyalist Legions struggle to regroup and defend themselves, the traitors launch a series of relentless attacks. The loyalties of the Alpha Legion and the Imperial Army are put to the test.
About the Author
Dan Abnett is a multiple New York Times bestselling author and an award-winning comic book writer. He has written over forty novels, including the acclaimed Gaunt’s Ghosts series and the Eisenhorn and Ravenor trilogies. His Horus Heresy novel Prospero Burns topped the SF charts in the UK and the US. In addition to writing for Black Library, Dan scripts audio dramas, movies, games, comics and bestselling novels for major publishers in Britain and America. He lives and works in Maidstone, Kent.