The Beast Arises (Novel Series)
The Beast Arises is a novel series published by the Black Library. Described as the biggest literary event of Games Workshop since The Horus Heresy, a series of 12 novels were released over a year describing the desperate Imperial war against the powerful Ork Warboss known simply as The Beast.
1,500 years have passed since the end of the Horus Heresy, and the Imperium is at peace. The Space Marines keep the Galaxy safe and the High Lords of Terra busy themselves with politicking and infighting. But something has been out there in the darkness, waiting...The Orks have returned, and they are more powerful than ever before. Can the Imperium hope to survive when The Beast arises?