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Long considering themselves persecuted by the rest of the Imperium, the apostles of the XVIIth Legion have courted sedition, betrayal and even open heresy for decades.

But for Kurtha Sedd of the Third Hand Chapter, the Word Bearers' assault on Calth has proven...troubling. Drawn into the haunted shadows of the planet's underworld, the Chaplain and his devout brethren must now put aside all other concerns and continue to wage war against the Ultramarines, no matter the ultimate cost.

©2015 Games Workshop Limited (P)2015 Games Workshop Limited

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Continuing of Calth

The story is from the heretic side of things. While it is interesting, it lacks depth and seems to only continue the Calth campaign.

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was alright

Third book of the series with another view of the battle of Calth...book was okay but heard to get into it after hearing the same battle for third time.

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Great sequel

A great sequels , Excellent performance, One of the best books for insight to the word bearers.

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Astartes feel real and fallable

When the plan doesn't go as planned even astartes have doubts. Brilliant book great insight into the word bearer kurtha skhed and how he reacts and realises his potential.