Horus Rising (Warhammer 40,000 Novels: Horus Heresy) by Dan Abnett
By Dan Abnett
This can be the release name in an awesome new sequence that tells the fabulous tale of the Horus Heresy, the civil struggle that nearly tore the Warhammer 40,000 universe aside. Penned by means of the Black Library's best-selling authors, the Horus Heresy diversity will pull no punches, facing vintage topics of honour, responsibility and betrayal in a distinct SF environment. After millions of years of enlargement and conquest, the human Imperium is at its peak. His dream for humanity comprehensive, the Emperor palms over the reins of energy to his Warmaster, Horus, and heads again to Terra. yet is Horus powerful adequate to manage his fellow commanders and proceed the Emperor's grand layout, or will such magnificent strength corrupt him?
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A soft, delicious, clean voice that communicated reason and sincerity and trust. It was a voice worth searching through one hundred thousand people to find. ‘Truth and lies,’ Sindermann continued. ‘Truth and lies. I’m on my hobby-horse now, you realise? ’ A ripple of amusement washed across the hall. 46 Dan Abnett ‘Great actions have shaped our society,’ Sindermann said. ‘The greatest of these, physically, has been the Emperor’s formal and complete unification of Terra, the outward sequel to which, this Great Crusade, we are now engaged upon.
Ekaddon stared at Loken for a moment, then ordered his second to transmit a signal to the fleet. Loken was quite sure Ekaddon had not backed down because he’d been convinced by any argument or fine principle. Though Ekaddon, as Captain of First Company’s assault elite, had glory and favour on his side, Loken, a company captain, had superiority of rank. ‘A signal has been sent to the Warmaster,’ Loken told the elderly man. ‘Is he coming here? ’ the man asked eagerly. ‘Arrangements will be made for you to meet him,’ Ekaddon snapped.
Sejanus is gone, bless his bones. The Mournival lacks. ’ ‘I’m not. You chase Abaddon and Sedirae with your glories, Loken. The Warmaster has his eye on you. ’ ‘Primarch Dorn? ’ ‘I have been told he admires your phlegmatic humour, Garviel. ’ ‘You should be. ’ ‘Am I fit? ’ Sindermann laughed. ‘Have faith,’ he said. ‘There’s something else,’ Loken said. ’ ‘A remembrancer came to me today. Annoyed me deeply, to be truthful, but there was something she said. ’ ‘These people. ’ ‘When I was in the tower, facing that man—’ Sindermann frowned.