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Scythes of the Emperor (Anthology)

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Scythes of the Emperor
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Author various
Publisher Black Library
Series Space Marine Battles (Novel Series)
Released August 2017

Scythes of the Emepror is an anthology of novellas and short stories, published by Black Library in the Space Marine Battles series.

Cover Description

A doomed Space Marine Chapter confronts the alien tyranids in a devastating battle for survival.

Following the loss of their home world Sotha to the tyranid Hive Fleet Kraken, the Scythes of the Emperor begin a new kind of war against the alien menace. Facing further humiliation and defeat after regrouping at the Giant’s Coffin on Miral Prime, recently appointed Chapter Master Thracian must find a way exploit his warriors’ need for vengeance if their Space Marine Chapter is to have any hope of survival.


This collection spans the greatest period of upheaval in the Scythes of the Emperor's history, and includes the novel Slaughter at Giant's Coffin along with five additional short stories.

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