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In the need of a heretically good cover for the upcoming anthology Age of Darkness, Black Library have brought Neil Roberts to the helm and he has plucked this out of the abyss that is 30k.

Best cover art ever!!. All hail the Warmaster Horus!!. He has jumped up to join Konrad Curze and Sanguinius as my favourite Primarchs.
 

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Don't hate me for saying this..but in that 2nd pic, it looks like Horus is about to rip Luke Skywalker off his Ton-Ton :)
 

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We've come a long way from the first Gaunt's Ghosts cover. First and Only was the first, and now we've reached a new Age of Darkness.
 

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Awesome book cover. That Imperial Fist got raped. I read the description and couldn't help but feel i should bang my head in at how vague it is.
I know what you mean, but in this case, it has to be vague. It's an anthology of stories set after the Dropsite Massacre.
 

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I know what you mean, but in this case, it has to be vague. It's an anthology of stories set after the Dropsite Massacre.
Its like a new Tales of the Heresy type of book then?
 

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Looks like I've missed a lot in my absence!!
Where have you been mate? They keep calling me a fluff lord and I'm not comfortable working alone, I need the fluff king back in action,
So we got Prospero Burns, Garro: Legion of One, and Age of Darkness. I wonder if they will have time to make another Heresy Novel in 2011.
Well Garro: Legion of One is an audio book and Age of Darkness comes out in May so I'm sure in the other 7 months of 2011 at least 1 more HH novel will come.
 

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Where have you been mate? They keep calling me a fluff lord and I'm not comfortable working alone, I need the fluff king back in action.
Nice to have you back CotE.

Well Garro: Legion of One is an audio book and Age of Darkness comes out in May so I'm sure in the other 7 months of 2011 at least 1 more HH novel will come.
Most likely two Heresy novels in those seven months, three if we are lucky :).
 

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I'm mildly interested in the appearence of an Imperial Fist, upon the cover. Although going on past covers having -sometimes- very little, if not any relation to the prose-content what-so-ever, does this either indicate a story based around some form of Imperial Fist contact with the Traitor-armarda grinding towards Terra, or simply ''It looks badass'', which it does, despite the bland background in contrast to the highly detailed foreground?

As for this mysterious Heresy novel, I'm hopping for the Cleansing of Olympia... My preffered author would be McNeill, although as with the whole Dembski-Bowden/Reynolds debacle, I wouldn't mind another take; possibly Thorpe or Kyme? Though the former could easily do some Raven Guard ''filler''.

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As for this mysterious Heresy novel, I'm hopping for the Cleansing of Olympia... My preffered author would be McNeill, although as with the whole Dembski-Bowden/Reynolds debacle, I wouldn't mind another take; possibly Thorpe or Kyme? Though the former could easily do some Raven Guard ''filler''.
Finally! Somebody said it! Me too bobbs, me too. The one piece of fluff I thought that would have some mentioning of the Iron Warriors was the Siege of Terra in Collected Visions. But unfortunatly, not so fortunate. I asked Graham McNeill a while back if he would be interested in doing an Iron Warrior novel, and he said he would be interested. However, he has been quite busy with all the novels he has been doing this year. So... its still pretty open who and when one will ever be made. I'm hoping a whole novel and not a short story like De'shea on the World Eaters. I wouldn't want my expression to go like this again... :shok:
 

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Finally! Somebody said it! Me too bobbs, me too. The one piece of fluff I thought that would have some mentioning of the Iron Warriors was the Siege of Terra in Collected Visions. But unfortunatly, not so fortunate. I asked Graham McNeill a while back if he would be interested in doing an Iron Warrior novel, and he said he would be interested. However, he has been quite busy with all the novels he has been doing this year. So... its still pretty open who and when one will ever be made. I'm hoping a whole novel and not a short story like De'shea on the World Eaters. I wouldn't want my expression to go like this again... :shok:
I totally agree, Crawford. So far, the fall to the Ruinous Powers, and slow, inner corruption of the Luna Wolves, Emperor's Children, Death Guard (Though another novel would be appreciated) Thousand Sons, Alpha Legion and to-be Word Bearers Legions has been ''documented'' or written about to a strong extent, and has provided us with believable, intruiging, if not unexpected reasons as to a Legion's descent (Or ascent) as well as their Primarch's ambitions.

The Iron Warriors, World Eaters and Night Lords thus far have very little on this, bar minor cameo's, as well as plenty of ''fluff'' in Soul Hunter for the Night Lords. I feel the Iron Warriors -one of the most famous/popular Chaos Legions within the hobby- could be easily written about (A shame about McNeil but I'm still salivating over Kyme or Thorpe... or maybe a new author?) and be a major boon to the series as a whole. The World Eaters are trickier due to their... kinda singular attitude/emotions, but After Desh'ea proved this isn't impossible. I loved Kharn's portrayel though adhored Angron's ''Angron angry, Angron smash'' attitude tbh.
 

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On the note of a World Eaters Heresy novel I was told on Bolthole that ADB is interested in writing about them after the Word Bearers. It should be very interesting if he gets that chance.
 

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On the note of a World Eaters Heresy novel I was told on Bolthole that ADB is interested in writing about them after the Word Bearers. It should be very interesting if he gets that chance.
Interesting. I've heard that there may yet be additional Word Bearer novels by him, so perhaps yet more cameos of the World Eaters?

The whole idea of a novel based upon the Legion itself and the descent of the Primarch would be utterly enthralling if pulled-off correctly. We shall see, I guess...

... *Continues to hope for Iron Warrior action*
 

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I can't wait to see the Night Lords HH novel. As i find Konrad to be one of the most interesting Primarchs along with now Alpharius. So many of the Primarchs have been although interesting, quite sterotyped. but Konrad has always been a very complex character, going to be very interesting to see how they operated before and up to the Heresy
 
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