Soul Drinkers (Novel Series)
The Soul Drinker Series is a series of novels written by Ben Counter
The Soul Drinkers Chapter, driven to recover a priceless artifact of spiritual nature, is faced with a monumental choice as a ruthless Technomagos of the Adeptus Mechanicus tries to deny them their prize. A Daemon Prince tries to convert the Soul Drinkers to Chaos and the whole situation gets out of control as the whole Chapter reaches out for true freedom. But true freedom comes with deadly dangers and unavoidable consequences.
The Bleeding Chalice
The Soul Drinkers have been captured by the Imperial Fists, who intend to see them put on trial on the Phalanx, the Fists' vast space fortress. Inside, one of Iktinos’ faithful breaks under interrogation and reveals the location of a vault hidden under Selaaca.
An Imperial Fists squad opens up an ancient vault below the planet's surface. Inside the vault is Daenyathos, kept alive in his dreadnought body. He is brought back to the Phalanx to face trial with the rest of the Soul Drinkers.