||This article is about the Short Story, for the Rite of the Blood Angels see Blooding
The Blooding is a short story written by Ray Harrison. It was released in December 2014 as part of the Black Library Advent Calendar (2014).
Brother Helias of the Blood Angels, newly ascended to the Second Company, faces harsh trials as he faces traitorous Chaos Space Marines and the darkness that lurks within his own soul. Can he defeat the enemy without and the enemy within, or will he be consumed by the twin curses of his bloodline?