by Guy Haley
Book in the Imperial Guard series, published 2016
Publisher: Black Library
The crew of the Baneblade Cortein’s Honour are attached to a Shadowsword company. and thrown into a battle for the fate of entire star systems.
Arriving in the Geratomro warzone, Honoured Lieutenant Bannick and the crew of the Baneblade Cortein’s Honour are assigned as close support to a company of Shadowsword Titan hunters as they find themselves thrust into a deadly battle for the fate of three star systems. New and deadly allies throw into doubt all that Bannick has been told of the Imperium, while threatening not only his life, but also his soul…
Guy Haley returns to tank action in a new tale of Honoured Lieutenant Bannick and his crew, weaving a tight and twisty tale as they face not only cunning enemies, but their own doubts about mankinds place in the galaxy.
The story picks up with Bannick and company from the Baneblade book, continuing their tank battles and struggles. However this time they are forced to fight an army trying to break away from the grip of the Imperium and it is grim dark indeed.