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Firedrake
Firedrake.jpg
Author Nick Kyme
Publisher Black Library
Series Tome of Fire
Preceded by Fireborn
Followed by Nocturne
Released November 2010
Editions 2010 softcover:
ISBN 9781849700047

2011 ebook:
ISBN 9780857870469

Firedrake is the second novel in the Tome of Fire series by Nick Kyme. It was published in November 2010.

Cover Description

When Chaplain Elysius of the Salamanders is taken captive by Dark Eldar, he faces a fight for survival at the hands of these cruel aliens. The Firedrakes of 1st Company attempt a daring rescue mission, but much more is at stake than the Chaplain’s life. He holds the key to secrets buried beneath Mount Deathfire, secrets that could reveal the damnation – or salvation – of their home world. The Salamanders must penetrate the Port of Anguish and defeat the xenos threat there if they are to unveil the mysteries within the Tome of Fire. Meanwhile, Dak'ir battles to survive the brutal Librarian training, and in his visions lies an even darker future...

Synopsis

The Third Company of the Salamanders Space Marine Chapter fight on the world of Geviox agianst Dark Eldar raiders. When Chaplain Elysius is captured by the Dark Eldar, he and the few brothers with him fight to survive. The Firedrakes of the First Company, led by Forgefather Vulkan He'stan, launch a daring rescue mission into the webway to recover the Chaplain and the artifact he bears with him. Meanwhile, a discovery is made about newly-appointed Lexicanum Dak'ir that has Chapter Master Tu'shan and Chief Librarian Vel'cona fearing for the Chapter, and Nocturne.

Setting

Geviox, Moribar, and Nocturne.

Characters

Salamanders

Dragon Warriors

Sources