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The Devastation of Baal (Novel)

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The Devastation of Baal
The Devastation of Baal cover.jpg
Author Guy Haley
Performer Gareth Armstrong
Publisher Black Library
Series Space Marine Conquests
Followed by The Ashes of Prospero
Pages 512 pages
Length 13 hours 50 minutes
Editions November 2017 softcover:
ISBN 9781784965938

The Devastation of Baal is a novel by Guy Haley. It is the first novel in the Space Marine Conquests series.

Cover Description

The Blood Angels Chapter of Space Marines is under threat. Having obliterated all human life in the Red Scar region of space, the largest tendril of Hivefleet Leviathan ever seen in the Imperium has converged and is making relentlessly for Baal.

To face this awesome foe, Commander Dante has called upon the Successor Chapters of the ancient Ninth Legion. The Sons of Sanguinius gather in numbers not seen since the dark days of the Horus Heresy. Thirty thousand Space Marines stand ready to thwart the Great Devourer, save the homeworld of their primarch, and prevent the consumption of billions in the Ultima Segmentum beyond.

But the tyranid swarm numbers in the trillions, and they are not the only danger to the Chapter’s future. As the galaxy slides toward a terrifying new era, events far away threaten to unleash a greater evil. A further enemy must also be overcome, that of the Black Rage that lurks in the souls of all Sanguinius’s bloodline.[1]

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