Deathwatch: Redblade (Short Story)
|Preceded by||Deathwatch: The Flesh of the Angel|
|Followed by||Deathwatch: Deadhenge|
|Collected in||Deathwatch: Ignition|
|Editions||October 2015 e-short|
Deathwatch: Redblade is a short story by Robbie MacNiven. It was published online in October 2015.
In the upper reaches of Theron, vast arco-refineries harvest the volatile atmospheric lightning storms, and it was this that brought the orks. The Space Wolves sent by Kjarl Grimblood to relieve the Adeptus Mechanicus defenders fight valiantly - none more so than the fierce young Blood Claw Drenn - but it is the expertise of the assigned Deathwatch kill-team that promises to turn the greenskin tide. Even so, Drenn's reckless actions once again draw the wrath of his commander, and the self-styled 'Redblade' must pay the price...