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Promethean Sun (Novella)

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Promethean Sun
Cover art for Promethean Sun by Neil Roberts.
Author Nick Kyme
Publisher Black Library
Series Horus Heresy
Released June 2011
Pages 128
Editions 2013 hardback:
ISBN 9781849704793

Promethean Sun is a novella written by Nick Kyme and is part of The Horus Heresy series.

The novella was originally published as a A5 hardback novella, wrapped in faux salamander skin. Only three thousand copies of this collectors’ edition novella were printed, and was republished in June 2013. It was included as part of the "Nine Loyal Primarchs" set for 2016 12 Days of Christmas: Day 9.

Plot Summary

The Great Crusade reaches a feral world known only as One-Five-Four-Four. The forces of the Imperium arrive to deliver the primitive natives from enslavement at the hands of the alien Eldar. The Iron Hands of Ferrus Manus and Mortarion’s Death Guard fight in theatres of war across the world, but the most vicious combat takes place in the deep jungles, where Vulkan and the Salamanders bring the Emperor’s wrath to the heathen aliens.

Vulkan and his sons must brave the deadly jungles, battle monstrous reptilian beasts and contend with the vile sorcery of the Eldar if they are to liberate this world and bring the Emperor’s light to its backwards inhabitants.

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