This Horus Heresy collection contains the novellas Promethean Sun and Scorched Earth, the novel Sons of the Forge and two connected short stories.
Born of the fiery world of Nocturne, the Salamanders believe in self sacrifice and the sanctity of human life. Their father Vulkan was raised on this world, a blacksmith's son from humble origins who became a primarch of the Emperor of Mankind and forged his sons into a Legion. Their saga is one of heroism, betrayal, tragedy and rebirth. They have returned from the edge of extinction more than once, forever embattled, never bowed, the Legion and their primarch the epitome of defiance in the face of adversity. Unto the anvil, born of flame.
The saga of Gaunt's Ghosts continues in this two-book collection charting the first half of the Victory story arc.
Gaunt's Ghosts is Black Library's longest-running single author war series; military science fiction at its visceral best, beloved by fans for its gritty realism, superb storytelling, and humanity of its characters. After twenty-five hard, blood-soaked years, Warmaster Macaroth's crusade to free the Sabbat Worlds from the clutch of Chaos has ground to a halt. The Warmaster's forces are split and deadlocked on two separate fronts, haemorrhaging momentum, men and materiel. A series of ambitious covert operations is planned across the sector - their aim to break the stalemate so the Imperial forces can move forward once more. Key players in this shadow war are Colonel-Commissar Gaunt and the Tanith First-and-Only. Will the bravery and cunning of this infamous regiment tip the balance in the Imperium's favour?
Gaunt's Ghosts is Black Library's longest-running single author war series; military science fiction at its visceral best, beloved by fans for its gritty realism, superb storytelling, and humanity of its characters. Gaunt's
Returning to the crusade's heart after a dangerous mission, Colonel-Commissar Gaunt is thrust into intrigue while his Ghosts face a threat to their very existence.
After the success of their desperate mission to Salvation's Reach, Colonel-Commissar Gaunt and the Tanith First race to the strategically vital forge world of Urdesh, besieged by the brutal armies of Anarch Sek. However, there may be more at stake than just a planet. The Imperial forces have made an attempt to divide and conquer their enemy, but with Warmaster Macaroth himself commanding the Urdesh campaign, it is possible that the Archenemy assault has a different purpose - to decapitate the Imperial command structure with a single blow. Has the Warmaster allowed himself to become an unwitting target? And can Gaunt's Ghosts possibly defend him against the assembled killers and war machines of Chaos?
Two aspirants are recruited into the Grey Knights, and must hone their psychic talents if they are to join the hallowed and mysterious ranks of the Space Marine daemon hunters.
The Grey Knights are all that stands between mankind and the ravages of Chaos. Since their secretive beginnings during the Horus Heresy, these legendary Space Marine daemon hunters have journeyed into the dark realms of the warp - and beyond - in pursuit of their supernatural enemies. Through an intensive regime of psychic training, new recruits are brought to the clandestine fortress of Titan to join the hallowed and vaunted ranks of the 666th Chapter. More than ever, these legendary battle-brothers must be vigilant and ever ready to defend the Imperium for the forces of Chaos are never truly defeated, and Armageddon beckons'
The second volume, containing books five to eight, in the epic The Beast Arises series, as the Imperium struggles to survive against the growing galactic threat of the orks.
The Imperium's situation has never been more grim - an ork attack moon hangs over Terra, and ork armadas ravage human space. It seems nothing can stop the greenskins - neither brute force, science, nor faith. When the Adeptus Mechanicus reveal they have discovered the orks' point of origin, the Space Marines gather their forces for a massive assault on their enemy's home world. But what the Imperial forces need is a figurehead, a hero from legend to lead them - a primarch. Can one these figures from legend be found, let alone persuaded to aid them?
'The Beast Arises' is an epic Warhammer 40,000 series from Black Library. Spanning twelve volumes, the story covers a galaxy-wide conflict between humanity and a massive ork invasion.
A Freeborn Prince must redeem himself from his past.
A Freeborn Prince who was the head of his clan must redeem himself and restore the honor of his clan against the backdrop of the Antares.
An anthology of short stories set in the brutal, madcap, fatasy football world of Blood Bowl by some of Black Library's best-loved authors.
Prepare for the brutal, bone-crunching action of the classic fantasy football game - Blood Bowl. A contest of strategy and tactics, combined with sheer wanton violence, this may just be the goriest sport in existence. Join roaring spectators as they behold the frenzy of cheating dwarfs, second-rate wizards, homicidal orcs, and injured heroes fighting for old glory as they compete for the ultimate bloody victory. Ever wondered what happened to the legendary Bad Bay Hackers? Find out in Matt Forbeck's, 'Hack Attack'.
Other titles in this rip-roaring anthology include new Black Library writers Alec Worley and Robbie MacNiven, as well as established authors Josh Reynolds, Guy Hayley, David Guymer, and Gav Thorpe.
This book features nearly fifty pages of sketches and official illustrations from Takumi Wada, two-hundred and ninety-six pages of design artwork and commentary about the making of the game from the creators, a fifty-five-page historical section that divulges the history of Hyrule as it is known in-game, and interviews with key members of the development team-Hidemaro Fujibayashi, Satoru Takizawa, Takumi Wada, and Eiji Aonuma. Witness the making of a champion.
Bridging the gap between Gears of War 1 & 2, follow the brutal adventures of Marcus Fenix and Delta Squad in the battle against the Locusts! What happened after the Lightmass Bombing and how did the Locusts react to this devastating weapon? Written by Joshua Ortega (The Other Dead), with art by superstar artists Liam Sharp (Wonder Woman) and Simon Bisley (Hellblazer).
Collects issues #1-13 of the DC Comics series.
The ongoing saga of one of the largest video game franchises in history reprinted in a size perfect for the bookshelf. Witness the electrifying exploits of the UNSC Spartans - including the origin of Sarah Palmer, the thrilling return of the Master Chief, and more - as they defend humanity across the galaxy!
The Baldur's Gate heroes return to the city at last, but their time adventuring in Ravenloft and the frozen northern reaches of the Realms has changed them. Still, each of them must face great trials ahead before they'll be ready to embrace their destiny. A new hero of the people roams the streets of Baldur's Gate, and Minsc feels left behind despite his own legend. Can he reclaim his place as the city's Beloved Ranger? Whatever happens, evil is going to gets its butt kicked most thoroughly!
Advance solicited for December release! Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition continues to grow each year, and the Baldur's Gate video games have sold millions of copies around the world.
Rare's epic shared-world adventure game Sea of Thieves invites you to live the essentials of the pirate life on your quest to become legends, from sailing and fighting to exploring and looting. Whether crewing up with friends or sailing solo, you'll embark on exciting voyages to treasure-filled islands, combat fierce creatures and undead raiders, and take part in epic ship battles in a world where every sail on the horizon means a crew of real players.
In this thrilling novel based on the world of Sea of Thieves, readers will dive into the myths and history that make up its fantastic pirate world, gaining a unique insight into the lives and the loot of the famously fearsome pirates whose legends endure and whose plunder still lies buried, ready for the taking.
Human rebels fight to overthrow the alien occupation in this epic graphic novel based on the hit video game XCOM 2.
It's 2035 and the war is over. For two decades, the alien invaders have lived side by side with their human conquests, preaching peace and coexistence, and slandering the human forces that fought to repel them. They think they've won the war. They think this planet is theirs. They think XCOM is finished.
Set in the action-packed world of XCOM and incorporating elements from the game, XCOM 2: FACTIONS expands the universe of the successful game franchise. Featuring sharp, dynamic artwork from top comics artists, this original story is the beginning of an exciting new comics series perfect for XCOM players and sci-fi adventure fans.
This deluxe slipcase edition features the royal blue worn by the Hylian Champion and includes the Creating a Champion art book with an exclusive cover, a map of Hyrule printed on cloth, an art print of the Champions' photo Link hangs in his Hateno home, and a beautiful glass replica of a spirit orb. Bring light back to Hyrule with the Hero's Edition!
The Creating a Champion art book is the ultimate companion to the award-winning video game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and includes material from its DLC packs. Witness the making of a champion!
This book features:
* Nearly 50 pages of sketches and official illustrations from Takumi Wada
* 296 Pages of design artwork and commentary about the making of the game from creators
* 55 Page historical section that divulges an in-depth history of the Hyrule of Breath of the Wild.
* Interviews with key members of the development team including Hidemaro Fujibayashi, Satoru Takizawa, Takumi Wada, and Eiji Aonuma