"Inheritor" is a short story in the Horus Heresy Series. It was written by Gav Thorpe and released on 1 February 2016. It was subsequently included in the anthology Eye of Terra.
On the world of Kronus, deep within the grand realm of Ultramar, Torquill Eliphas of the Word Bearers brings his grand designs to fruition. As part of Lorgar's Shadow Crusade, the Ark of Testimony Chapter has fought alongside their berserker allies from the World Eaters for many months. But the slaughter of Ultramarines is not their only goal – Eliphas seeks to harness the power of the warp, in the construction of the mighty Templum Daemonarchia...
- "Inheritor" (Short Story)