Mercy of the Dragon (Short Story)
|Series||The Horus Heresy: The Primarchs|
Mercy of the Dragon is a short story by Nick Kyme.
As the Emperor of Mankind comes to Nocturne in the guise of the Outlander, He tells Vulkan of his destiny in the stars as one of His Primarchs. It is Vulkan's destiny to lead a Space Marine Legion into the stars and conquer the galaxy in his father's name. But the Lord of Drakes, ever caring for the folk around him, is hesitant to leave his world unprotected and so the Emperor must convince him of the worthiness of His Crusade.