The House of Night and Chain (Novel)
The House of Night and Chain is a novel by David Annandale.
At the edge of the city of Valgaast, Malveil awaits. It is a house of darkness. Its halls are filled with history and pain. It knows all secrets, and no weakness can be hidden from it. Now it stirs eagerly because its prey approaches. Colonel Maeson Strock of the Adeptus Ministorum is returning to his ancestral mansion. He is a shell of a man, broken by the horrors of war and personal loss. Colonel Strock has come home to take up the mantel of planetary governor. He hopes he can purge his home world of political corruption. He hopes he can reforge connections with his estranged children. He hopes he can rebuild his life. Malveil will feast on his hopes. Strock believes he has seen the worst of the galaxy’s horrors. Malveil will show him how wrong he is.