The Beast Arises: Volume 2

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The second volume, containing books five to eight, in the epic The Beast Arises series, as the Imperium struggles to survive against the growing galactic threat of the orks.

The Imperium’s situation has never been more grim – an ork attack moon hangs over Terra, and ork armadas ravage human space. It seems nothing can stop the greenskins – neither brute force, science, nor faith. When the Adeptus Mechanicus reveal they have discovered the orks’ point of origin, the Space Marines gather their forces for a massive assault on their enemy’s home world. But what the Imperial forces need is a figurehead, a hero from legend to lead them – a primarch. Can one these figures from legend be found, let alone persuaded to aid them?"}" style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); text-align: center;">‘The Beast Arises’ is an epic Warhammer 40,000 series from Black Library. Spanning twelve volumes, the story covers a galaxy-wide conflict between humanity and a massive ork invasion. The Imperium’s situation has never been more grim – an ork attack moon hangs over Terra, and ork armadas ravage human space. It seems nothing can stop the greenskins – neither brute force, science, nor faith. When the Adeptus Mechanicus reveal they have discovered the orks’ point of origin, the Space Marines gather their forces for a massive assault on their enemy’s home world. But what the Imperial forces need is a figurehead, a hero from legend to lead them – a primarch. Can one these figures from legend be found, let alone persuaded to aid them?

About The Authors

David Annandale is the author of the Warhammer Horror novel The House of Night and Chain and the novella The Faith and the Flesh, which features in the portmanteau The Wicked and the Damned. His work for the Horus Heresy range includes the novels Ruinstorm and The Damnation of Pythos, and the Primarchs novels Roboute Guilliman: Lord of Ultramar and Vulkan: Lord of Drakes. For Warhammer 40,000 he has written Warlord: Fury of the God-Machine, the Yarrick series, and several stories involving the Grey Knights, as well as titles for The Beast Arises and the Space Marine Battles series. For Warhammer Age of Sigmar he has written Neferata: Mortarch of Blood and Neferata: The Dominion of Bones. David lectures at a Canadian university, on subjects ranging from English literature to horror films and video games.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Games Workshop (November 27, 2018)
  • Length: 960 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781784968472

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