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Author Dan Abnett, David Annandale, John French, Guy Haley, Nick Kyme, Graham McNeill, Gav Thorpe, Chris Wraight
Publisher Black Library
Series Horus Heresy
Released May 2015
Pages 279

Meduson is a limited-release anthology in the Horus Heresy series. It was published in May 2015 and is exclusive to the Games Workshop Headquarters in Nottingham. It was re-released in an "Ultimate Edition" on 20 May 2016 as both a limited number hardback book with two CDs containing "Grey Talon" and "The Either," e-book, or an Enhanced Audio Edition that incorporated audio elements. The short story "The Hand Elect" by Chris Wraight was added for the re-release.

The stories focus on the actions of the Iron Hands under the leadership of Shadrak Meduson.

Cover Description

Driven almost to the brink of self-destruction by the death of Ferrus Manus, the Iron Hands now seek vengeance for the many horrors of Isstvan V. Gathering survivors from the Raven Guard and the Salamanders aboard any vessels capable of warp travel, they wage a new campaign of annihilation against the traitor forces across the galaxy - a campaign masterminded by legendary warleader Shadrak Meduson.



by Dan Abnett

Shadrak Meduson attempts to restructure the Iron Hands after the Dropsite Massacre and the loss of their primarch.


by Guy Haley

Examines the broken nature of the Salamanders.

The Keys of Hel

by John French

The story picks up from Riven (Short Story).

The Noose

by David Annandale

Has Iron Hands battle against the Emperor's Children.

Deeds Endure

by Gav Thorpe


by Guy Haley

A continuation of Unforged.

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