The Bleeding Chalice (Warhammer 40,000) by Ben Counter

By Ben Counter

Lengthy years have handed because the Soul Drinkers house Marines have been declared ex-communicate and plenty of Imperial agets were sent to smash this as soon as unswerving bankruptcy. Sarpedon, the stoic chief of the fallen Marines, has develop into hellbent on discovering a way of curing his battle-brother of the cursed mutations inflicted upon them. After various fake trails and lifeless ends, he has stumbled upon the main tentative of leads which supplies them a last redemption within the eyes of the God-Emperor. yet can they remain alive lengthy sufficient to turn out their loyalty?

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She snapped off two rapid head shots, blowing a hole in the Marine's forehead, but the Soul Drinker seemed not to even notice the mas-sive wound. Aescarion couldn't claim to know a great deal about fighting the living dead but she hazarded a guess that it would take more than just a killing wound to fell the Soul Drinker - nothing but dismemberment would stop it. And dismem-berment was something at which Aescarion excelled. She drew the power axe and charged the Marine. It was a full head taller than her but she was much quicker.

He blew open the lower entrance of the outpost and was the first in. ' 'Nicias died on the way here. He had multiple internal injuries and there were only emergency medical supplies on the shuttle. We used those for the woman. Nicias went into half-sleep and never woke up. ' 'Three months. According to the mission plan it should have been longer, but Eumenix went downhill fast and we had to get off. Then again, I don't think she'd have survived the shuttle any longer. The food ran out a week ago.

Make them seven days of very particular suffer-ing. The wizards bowed as one. Then one of their number shambled forwards. It was a horribly mis-shapen, bloated creature with a bundle of dripping tentacles where its face had once been. The wizards began to chant, a low, atonal drone that filled their air with the sound of a billion plague-flies. The wiz-ard's body opened up, it was a hideous tentacled maw of miscoloured flesh, with internal organs pulsing. A thousand eyes were set into its innards and they rolled madly, seeing across the warp all the way to the depths of Eumenix.

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