In the void and upon the worlds of Greater Ultramar, the battle for the Imperium continues. Intent on rebuilding his home realm and using it as base to reconstruct the ravaged stellar empire of mankind, the returned primarch Roboute Guilliman proceeds with his war to drive Mortarion and his Death Guard Traitor Legion from the domain of the Ultramarines. But when Guilliman...more
Mortarion and the Death Guard have come to Parmenio. They are continuing the campaign against Gulliman and the Ultramarines. Meanwhile, there is a young girl displaying the powers of an Imperial Saint. That is always an interesting concept made more so by Guilliman's presence. His take on the divinity of the Emperor coupled with what ...more
There's no escalation, just a bunch of POVs until a fight happens - the fight being the crux of the book, I suppose, but since it's quite obvious who is and isn't going to die it's not that exciting. The constant jumping around interrupts the flow of things, and as a result it's hard to really get attached to any of the characters or care about what's happening in different places. It was easier to get into than the second one (mostly ...more
This story follows the 2 PRimarchs Roboute Guilliman and Mortarion as their armies prepare to battle. There is also a sub story of the "faith" portion of each army, he Death Guard being fully committed to Nurgle, vs the Imperium and their split faith on whether the ...more
Of the three, the story about Justinian was the most interesting and the best-written. Unfortunately, ...more
Guy Haley does a great job of building on previous Ultramarine authors, bringing a new sound to their voices and breathing life into the Universe. Looking forward to the next book.