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Maeleum is a world of the Eye of Terror that for a period of time served as the homeworld of the Sons of Horus following the Horus Heresy.

Map Basic Data Planetary Image
px Name: Maeleum Unknown.jpg
Segmentum: Segmentum Obscurus
Sector: Eye of Terror
Subsector: Unknown
System: Unknown
Population: Unknown
Affiliation: Chaos
Class: Daemon World
Tithe Grade: Unknown

Using slaves captured from campaigns against the Imperium, the Legion was able to build a massive fortress named Monument[2] on the planet and entombed the corpse of Horus within it. However during the Eye of Terror Slave Wars, the Emperors Children launched a devastating surprise assault on Maeleum, ruining the Sons of Horus' Fortress and stealing Horus' corpse. It was at this time that Abaddon returned to lead his forces to recover Horus' corpse, and the newly-named Black Legion abandoned the ruins of Maeleum.[1]

Many years later, Abaddon's assassin Iskandar Khayon discovered the mad prophetess Moriana on the ruins of Maeleum.[3]

See also