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The Divine Word

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Despite being prohibited by the Imperial Truth, the religious text known as the ‘Lectitio Divinitatus’ has gathered many believers from across the galaxy. Fighting alongside the Raven Guard Legion, Marcus Valerius of the Therion Cohort has long scorned those who seek to deify the Emperor, but a flash of inspiration leads him to question whether or not there are greater for ...more
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Published July 22nd 2013
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Garry
Jul 26, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This is an enjoyable short story that focuses upon Marcus Valerius of the Therion Cohort. The plot of this story runs parallel to the events in the novella Corax: Soulforge. Once again in this story Marcus is able to turn the tide of battle by his mysterious 'visions' as a seemingly straight forward battle threatens to descend into ignoble defeat through treachery. ...more
Dylan Murphy
Oct 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
A fun short showing what thr Raven Guard, and more prominently Marcus has been up to since Deliverance Lost. Again Marcus has dreams that save the day, and I look forward to where this will lead the RG and their human allies!
Matias
Jul 27, 2013 rated it really liked it
As an ebook, this wasn't a bad one. Gav Thorpe is one heck of a writer and I, as a great fan of Deliverance Lost, consider this something another 40K fan should read. ...more
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Gav spent 14 years as a developer for Games Workshop, and started writing novels and short stories in the worlds of Warhammer and Warhammer 40,000 when the Black Library imprint was launched in 1997.

He continues to write for Black Library, and his first 'homegrown' novel series The Crown of the Blood has been released via Angry Robot.

Currently living in Nottingham, Gav shares his home with his lo
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