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Warhammer 40K ‘Horus Heresy’ Book Trailer: ‘The Primarchs’ and ‘Butcher’s Nails’

We’re big fans of Warhammer 40K…so this trailer for a new WH40K anthology and audio CD has us stoked…

But first, the descriptions!

The Primarchs edited by Christian Dunn:

Created in the Emperor’s own image, the primarchs had long thought themselves to be princes of the universe and masters of their own destiny – they led the Space Marine Legions in glorious conquest of the galaxy, and no enemy of the Imperium could stand against them. However, even amongst this legendary brotherhood, the seeds of dissent had been sown long before the treacherous Warmaster Horus declared his grand heresy. Gathered within this anthology are four novellas focusing on some of the mightiest warriors and leaders that mankind has ever known – Fulgrim, Alpharius, Lion El’Johnson and Ferrus Manus – and the roles that they may have yet to play in a war which threatens to change the face of the Imperium forever.

Butcher’s Nails by Aaron Dembski-Bowden:

The primarch Angron: gladiator-king and Horus’s lunatic attack dog. Never having hidden his resentment for his brothers, he now carves a bloody swathe through the galaxy in the Warmaster’s name, with the Heresy providing a convenient excuse to indulge his love of brutal warfare. When they are tasked with a secretive mission alongside the Word Bearers Legion, the World Eaters’ violent tendencies soon attract the attention of xenos raiders, troubled by the portents surrounding the primarch’s berserk fury and his ultimate destiny as ‘the Blood God’s son’…

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1 Comment on Warhammer 40K ‘Horus Heresy’ Book Trailer: ‘The Primarchs’ and ‘Butcher’s Nails’

  1. Lion El’Johnson? Seriously? Lionel Johnson prince of the universe? Um… okay… Why not just go all out and name him Leeroy Jenkins?

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