Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Index of Emperor's Children fiction

Key Novels:

Fulgrim ****

As the Great Crusade draws to a close, primarch Fulgrim and the Emperor's Children continue their pursuit of perfection. But pride comes before a fall, and this most proud of Legions is about to fall a very, very long way...

Angel Exterminatus ****

Primarch Fulgrim of the Emperor’s Children leads his brother Perturabo and the Iron Warriors in an attack upon a mysterious eldar world, in search of ancient xenos weaponry.

Path of Heaven *****

The Khan returns! After the events of 'Scars', the White Scars Legion have chosen their loyalties. Now, after years of battle against the traitors, it's time to return to Terra and prepare for the inevitable invasion. But first, Jaghatai and his warriors must brave a gauntlet of enemies and the terrors of the warp...

Fabius Bile: Primogenitor ****

Exiled into the depths of the Eye of Terror for his dark deeds, former Emperor's Children Apothecary Fabius is drawn back to the Imperium in search of a secret that could be the key to saving his misbegotten life…

Short Stories:

The Phoenician (also in War without End) **

Gabriel Santar lies dying upon the sands of Isstvan, an unwilling witness to Ferrus Manus's murder. Only then, at the end, does he understand the darkness that will claim them all.

Imperfect (also in War without End) **

A simple game of Regicide between Fulgrim and Ferrus Manus is far more than it seems...

Chirugeon (also in War without End) **

Apothecary Fabius revisits his early work in halting the genetic flaw that almost destroyed the Emperor's Children. Could the threat of further degeneration be as real as he fears?

The Reflection Crack'd (also in the Primarchs) ****

While the Emperor's Children descend into debauchery, Fulgrim's closest allies plot against him to purge the Legion of the daemonic influence which has begun to plague their ranks.

The Tyrant's Champion *****

Huron Blackheart, Master of the Red Corsairs, is a warlord without a champion. Several hopefuls wish to claim the honour of fighting at the side of the Tyrant of Badab – the twins Szear and Feddeus; Dolosus, duellist extraordinaire, and Vorenus, a warrior of the Emperor’s Children who has fought the servants of the corpse-Emperor since time immemorial. Sent to battle one another in the twisted depths of Blackheart’s realm, which of them – if any – will emerge victorious and claim the title of Tyrant’s Champion?

Atrophy **

Culling hordes of humans on a damned world, Kerbaklalyth of the Emperor's Children is bored of the easy slaughter. The arrival of loyalist Space Marines changes everything.

The Staff of Asclepius **

An Ultramarines Apothecary tries to save precious gene-seed from an ancient and malevolent traitor in a new Ultramarines story by Graham McNeill.

In Wolves' Clothing **

The Space Wolves hunt a dangerous foe, one who will be as much a threat to them after his death as he is with a blade...

The Dark King (also in Shadows of Treachery) **

The acts of terror and warmongering by Konrad Curze, Primarch of the Night Lords Legion, have earned the ire of his brother primarch, Rogal Dorn. Wracked by terrible visions of the future, Curze is driven insane and attacks Dorn, setting the Night Lord on an inexorable course towards eternal damnation.

The Noose (in Meduson Anthology) **

Driven almost to the brink of self-destruction by the death of Ferrus Manus, the Iron Hands now seek vengeance for the many horrors of Isstvan V. Gathering survivors from the Raven Guard and the Salamanders aboard any vessels capable of warp travel, they wage a new campaign of annihilation against the traitor forces across the galaxy - a campaign masterminded by legendary warleader Shadrak Meduson.

Prodigal ***

When Fabius Bile is attacked by daemons aboard his frigate Versalius, he is surprised to be rescued by an old friend, one of his very first experiments. It has ever been the Apothecary's desire to improve mankind, to render them hardy enough to endure in a galaxy of pain and war. Such desires have often led to abominations created by Bile's own hand, and enemies too numerous to list. This creation, Mesuline, though ostensibly an ally, bears a cryptic message, one that could bode ill or well for her Progenitor.

A Song for the Lost (also in Call of Chaos) ***

In the Basilica of Himaeus the Justicar, nursing his latest beating from Bishop Eziah, young Ulix waits for Sister D’Fey to come and sing to him the only song that can ease his pain. He knows not why the other boys in the dorm hate her presence – nor does he care. When she sings the Song for the Lost, all his fears are soothed. As her voice lulls him to sleep, he cannot know that in his desire to escape the hardships of his life, he walks a path to an even darker future.

Audio Dramas:

Perfection ****

On a world besieged by the forces of Chaos, the Emperor’s Children and the World Eaters are forced into an uneasy alliance when the bodies of the fallen start to go missing...

Lucius: the Eternal Blade **

Renowned as one of the finest duelists the galaxy has ever known, Lucius seeks ever greater challenges against which to test himself.

Fabius Bile: Repairer of Ruin **

Lupercalia burns, the might of the Traitor Legions reducing the last redoubt of the Sons of Horus to rubble and through the ruins strides Apothecary Fabius of the Emperor’s Children...

The Soul Severed (also in Echoes of Revelation) *** 1/2 

As Lord Commander Primus, Eidolon leads the Emperor’s Children in Fulgrim’s absence. But a challenge from within the Legion forces him to turn the Kakophoni against their brethren.

The Embrace of Pain *** 

While voyaging through the depths of the warp, the infamous blademaster Lucius the Eternal is challenged by a servant of another god - a champion of the old Death Guard Legion, no less. Keen to remain dominant over his preening and ambitious rivals in the Cohors Nasicae, Lucius takes up his sword without a second thought... but could an unfeeling daemonhost of Nurgle, or the voices inside his own head, be the undoing of his Slaaneshi curse?

Other Novels Referencing Emperor's Children:

Deliverance Lost **

After their near-destruction at the hands of Horus’ Traitor Legions, the Raven Guard seek to escape and rebuild, but the forces of Chaos are insidious, and the Legion may yet face its doom

Galaxy in Flames ***

Having recovered from his grievous injuries, Warmaster Horus leads the triumphant Imperial forces against the rebel world of Isstvan III where Horus's treachery is finally revealed.

Vengeful Spirit ***

Warmaster Horus leads his Legion to attack the Knight world of Molech – home of House Devine and stronghold of the Imperial Army. What will he sacrifice in pursuit of his destiny?

Talon of Horus ***

When Horus fell, his Sons fell with him. A broken Legion, beset by rivalries and hunted by their erstwhile allies, the former Luna Wolves have scattered across the tortured realm of the Eye of Terror. And of Abaddon, greatest of the Warmaster's followers, nothing has been heard for many years. Until now...

Aurelian ***

After the destruction of Monarchia and the Emperor's reprimanding of the Word Bearers Legion, the primarch Lorgar journeyed into the very heart of Chaos...

Horus Rising ****

After thousands of years of expansion and conquest, the human Imperium is at its height. His dream for humanity accomplished, the Emperor hands over the reins of power to his Warmaster, Horus, and heads back to Terra.

The Damnation of Pythos ***

A group of battered legionaries regroups after the Dropsite Massacre, on a seemingly insignificant death world. But a darkness gathers that threatens to consume Pythos forever…

Outcast Dead ***

As the Horus Heresy rages across the galaxy, a lone Astropath learns a secret that will tip the balance of the war. But are his guardians leading him to safety or damnation?

Shadowsword ***

The crew of the Baneblade Cortein's Honour are attached to a Shadowsword company. and thrown into a battle for the fate of entire star systems.

(RATED * to *****)

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