The Eye of Horus, symbol of the Archtraitor and Warmaster Horus Lupercal. Brief review of the abridged CD-audio edition: "Blood Games" by Dan Abnett; "Wolf at the Door" by Mike Lee; "Scions of the Storm" by Anthony Reynolds; "The Voice" by James Swallow; "Call of the Lion" by Gav Thorpe; "The Last Church" by Graham McNeill; and "After Desh’ea" by Matt Farrer (, "Rules of Engagement" by Graham McNeill; "Liar's Due" by James Swallow; "Forgotten Sons" by Nick Kyme; "The Last Remembrancer" by John French; "Rebirth" by Chris Wraight; "The Face of Treachery" by Gav Thorpe; "Little Horus" by Dan Abnett; "The Iron Within" by Rob Sanders; and "Savage Weapons" by Aaron Dembski‑Bowden (, CS1 maint: multiple names: editors list (, Reputed continuity problems introduced in the series by story elements in, "The Reflection Crack'd" by Graham McNeill; "Feat of Iron" by Nick Kyme; "The Lion" by Gav Thorpe; and "The Serpent Beneath" by Rob Sanders (, Short stories: "The Dark King", "The Kaban Project", and "Death of a Silversmith" by Graham McNeil; "The Lightning Tower" by Dan Abnett; "Raven's Flight" by Gav Thorpe (these stories were previously published; "Raven's Flight", a prequel to, "The Reflection Crack'd" by Graham McNeil (. Deliverance Lost is mainly concerned with the actions of Primarch Corvus Corax and his Space Marine Command, the 19th Legion or "Raven Guard", during the year following the Dropsite Massacre (Book 5). The surface of Calth is ravaged by the radiation emitted by the slow death of the Veridia star. Zahariel is introduced in the story as an Aspirant of the Order, an organisation of techno-barbarian knights. Sanguinius and his Legion, now fully aware of the great betrayal and the reality of Chaos, race to the defense of Terra and the Emperor while buffeted by unprecedented navigational difficulties; it is hinted that these are related to the action in the Ultramar system of Calth (Books 19 and 24). The story's main character is Kai Zulane, previously a gifted Imperial astropath attached to the Ultramarines Legion. It's an epic tale of honour, loyalty and betrayal, and even though we know how it ends, there are still plenty of surprises…, After thousands of years of expansion and conquest…, The human Imperium stands at its height of glory -…, Having recovered from his grievous injuries, Warma…, Having witnessed the events on Istvaan III, Deathg…, It is the 31st millennium, and humanity is at the …, The next novel in the ground-breaking, bestselling…, A Great War is coming, and it will engulf the Impe…, Now that news of Horus's treachery is in the open,…, As the flames of treachery spread throughout the I…, When Horus the Warmaster rebelled against the Empe…, As news of Horus’s treachery spreads, the Great Cr…, Censured at the Council of Nikea for his flagrant …, After the horrors of Istvaan V, Horus declares out…, Amidst the galaxy-wide war of the Great Crusade, t…, The Emperor is enraged. Retrieved November 27, 2012(all web links). The book also features the Imperial Army, the regular unmodified human fighting force of the Imperium, covering several officers and their units. Its grand mastermind is the "Emperor of Mankind", a mysterious superhuman of unknown origin. While I personally like to read things in chronological order, that's personal preference. References may include multiple versions of cited works, published in alternate formats or media: these versions appear consecutively, are separated by a double semicolon (;;), and are listed by full date of release in ascending order (displayed date may be truncated); where applicable they are sub-listed by media type, in alphabetical order. Within the Warp exist Daemons, sentient vortices of concentrated feeling that are chiefly malignant. For special and other editions, and additional information, see § Media and editions. Most stories are concurrent with the Heresy, with some occurring in the years prior. The Path of Heaven: Riding Out from the Storm, 37. A Thousand Sons is the story of Primarch Magnus and the "Thousand Sons" Space Marines, the 15th Legion; it mainly takes place before the Heresy begins. Primarch Ferrus Manus and his "Iron Hands" Space Marines (the 10th Legion) also play a prominent role in the novel as Fulgrim attempts to lure them into betrayal, and several other Primarchs and Legions make appearances. Horus Rising False Gods Galaxy in Flames. Stories in series compilations have also been published individually, as e‑books, and as MP3 or CD "audio shorts". Then, around the time of Horus' corruption (Book 2), Magnus learns through sorcery of his brother's impending betrayal. The story also hints at tensions in the nascent Imperium, exacerbated by the Emperor's absence and contentious actions and inactions – these are common themes in following books. Unlike that story, Betrayer is presented from the perspective of the rebels, in this case the World Eaters and Word Bearers Legions, and often through the particular viewpoint of Khârn, Captain of the 8th Company of the World Eaters and Equerry to Primarch Angron. Decades before the start of the rebellion they become heretics relative to the Imperial Truth by introducing religious worship. , The First Heretic details the fall to Chaos of Primarch Lorgar and the 17th Space Marine Legion, the "Word Bearers". The first book came out in 2006, and the Black Library have been pumping them out ever since. Audiobook review", "Warhammer 40K: The Primarchs: The Horus Heresy. The story tracks the Calth assault from its opening covert phases, and the actions of several characters. The Emperor’s loyal primarc…, As the Horus Heresy divides the Imperium, Corax an…, Unaware of the wider Heresy and following the Warm…, In the aftermath of the Word Bearers’ attack on Ca…, The Battle for Calth is over, and the Underworld W…, Created in the Emperor’s own image, the primarchs …, Soon after word reached Terra of Horus’s nascent r…, Since the earliest days of the Great Crusade, Sang…, From the battlefields of Phall and Isstvan, to the…, Perturabo – master of siegecraft, and executioner …, As one of the Imperium's many staging grounds for …, The Battle for Tallarn has begun, but the Imperium…, The battle for Tallarn rages between the traitor I…, After a somewhat unexpected Imperial victory again…, The Shadow Crusade has begun.