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Victories of the Space Marines
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Cover art by Hardy Fowler
Author Sarah Cawkwell, Ben Counter, Jonathan Green, Steve Parker, Rob Sanders, James Swallow, Gav Thorpe, C.L. Werner, Chris Wraight
Editor Christian Dunn
Publisher Black Library
Series Space Marines (Anthology Series)
Preceded by Legends of the Space Marines
Followed by Treacheries of the Space Marines
Released 2011
Pages 410
Editions 2011 softcover
ISBN 9781849700429

Victories of the Space Marines is an Anthology of short stories concerning primarily Loyalist Space Marine Chapters and first published in 2011.[1]

Runes

by Chris Wraight

Main article: Runes (Short Story)

A secret hides on the acid-wreathed world of Gath Rimmon. When the Space Wolves attempt to retrieve it, they must face the bizarre and dangerous aliens who call the world home, the mysterious eldar and one of their own who is not as they appear...

The Rewards of Tolerance

by Gav Thorpe

A band of renegade Space Marines, recently turned from the Emperor’s light, flee for the Eye of Terror. When they encounter eldar from Craftworld Iyanden, a daemonic secret is revealed in their midst that threatens to tear them apart.

Black Dawn

by C.L. Werner

An artefact from the Great Crusade - a bolt pistol used by Roboute Guilliman himself - is unearthed on the planet Vulscus. However, the relic may not be all that it appears, and the Inquisition send the vicious Warbringers Space Marines to retrieve it.

The Long Games at Carcharias

by Rob Sanders

An attack on their fortress-monastery leaves the Crimson Consuls Space Marines scattered, broken and close to destruction. As they struggle to defeat the Black Legion invaders, the Chapter’s masters must also contend with treachery and an ancient daemonic threat.

Heart of Rage

by James Swallow

Penetrating a tyranid-infested space hulk to search for a missing Adeptus Mechanicus force, Blood Angels Librarian Nord and his brothers find that the aliens are not the only threat. In order to survive, they have to face their darkest secret, and relive their Chapter’s greatest tragedy.

But Dust in the Wind

by Jonathan Green

Investigating a distress signal from an ice-shrouded mining colony, Space Marines of the Imperial Fists find themselves outnumbered and surrounded by the soulless necrons. Facing impossible odds, the Imperial Fists struggle desperately to find a way to survive.

Exhumed

by Steve Parker

Main article: Exhumed (Short Story)

Kill Team Talon, led by Codicier Karras, are ordered to oversee the transportation of some Xeno tech but, as always, the Inquisitor Lord doesn't tell them everything pertinent to the mission.

Primary Instinct

by Sarah Cawkwell

The Silver Skulls arrive on a planet pursuing the Eldar but instead encounter another deadly form of xenos.

Sacrifice

by Ben Counter

In this prequel to Hammer of Daemons (Novel), Alaric and his squad are sent aboard an abandoned grand cruiser Merciless to quell the horrors within.

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