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The First Heretic (The Horus Heresy #14) The First Heretic by Aaron Dembski-Bowden
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“Everything is darkest," Xaphen mused, "before the dawn."

"That, my brother, is an axiom that sounds immensely profound until you realize it's a lie.”
Aaron Dembski-Bowden, The First Heretic
“Xaphen swore an oath never to fail his primarch.

Argal Tal did not. He spoke in a voice soft enough to break hearts, "We are heretics, father.”
Aaron Dembski-Bowden, The First Heretic
“And as man turned from the light of day, all that was left to him was the endless night. Without contrast, he threw open his arms, and darkness took hold.”
Aaron Dembski-Bowden, The First Heretic
“You came to me asking how my faith survived the Day of Judgement. I will tell you a secret. When the stars fell, when the seas boiled and the earth burned, my faith didn’t die. That is when I began to believe.

God was real, and he hated us.”
Aaron Dembski-Bowden, The First Heretic
“I have crusaded across his empire for over a century, raising icons and faiths in his image – and only now he objects? After a hundred years, only now am I told that all I’ve done is wrong?”
Aaron Dembski-Bowden, The First Heretic
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“Is that not blasphemy? Defying the will of the Covenant?’

‘No,’ said the captain. ‘It was a tactical retreat in the face of overwhelming boredom.”
Aaron Dembski-Bowden, The First Heretic