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Blood of the Emperor

(The Horus Heresy: Primarchs #Anthology)

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A Primarchs anthology

Explore the histories and motivations of the primarchs across six short stories that will take you to the depths of the Cthonian Utterdark, the wilds of Fenris in winter, and even to the holy soil of Terra itself.

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Get new insights into several of the primarchs in tales set across the Great Crusade and the Horus Heresy.

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Hardcover, 192 pages
Published March 27th 2021 by Black Library
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AA_Logan
Mar 31, 2021 rated it it was amazing
The Primarchs anthology Blood of The Emperor. These shorts are loosely themed around the idea of inheritance and give some nice insights into the featured legions and how their Primarchs influence them, directly and otherwise. When it’s good, this series adds subtle depth and nuance to existing lore, when it’s bad you just get exposition and explosions. Thankfully, this collection is good.

We get a rare and suitably grim look at Cthonia from Graham McNeill that left me hoping he gets the Horus no
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Mar 30, 2021 rated it really liked it
Alpharius: 'Your answers… they were good. But were they true?’
Omegon: ‘They were as true as they needed to be. To achieve what must be done."
from "The Council of Truth" by Mike Brooks
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Paul Sparks
Apr 01, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Horus origin tale!

At long last a tale about Horus on Cthonia!

And that is just the first story in this excellent anthology,

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Hailing from Scotland, Graham McNeill narrowly escaped a career in surveying to work for Games Workshop as a games designer. He has a strong following with his novels Nightbringer, Warriors of Ultramar, Dead Sky, Black Sun and Storm of Iron.

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