by Dan Abnett
Book 7 in Horus Heresy series (2008)
Publisher: Black Library
The latest novel in the Black Library’s flagship SF series which tells the story of the Horus Heresyintroduces the story of the Alpha Legion and their primarch Alpharius and details the trials of the Imperial army.
A Great War is coming, and it will engulf the Imperium of Man. The Space Marines of the Alpha Legion, the last and most secretive of all the Astartes brotherhoods, arrive on a heathen world to support the Imperial Army in a pacification campaign against strange and uncanny forces.
But what drives the Alpha Legion? Can they be trusted, and what side will they choose when the Great War begins?
Loyalties are put to the test, and the cunning schemes of an alien intelligence revealed in this latest installment of the ground-breaking SF series by Dan Abnett, as the fate of mankind hangs in the balance.