Black Library & Warhammer Digital - Calgar's Siege
Black Library said:Marneus Augustus Calgar is the Lord of Ultramar, one of the greatest realms of the Imperium. As Chapter Master of the Ultramarines, he leads one of the most prestigious and powerful Space Marine Chapters devoted to the defence of Mankind. In him, the blood of the Primarch Guilliman runs still. When Calgar receives a summons to the world of Zalidar he is unaware, as are the world's inhabitants, that it is under attack by the Ork Warlord Brug. When his vessel is shot down, Calgar and his Honour Guard must trek across Zalidar's jungle through ork-held territory to reach the city of Zalathras. A terrible siege ensues against a vast greenskin horde. Only Calgar can hope to prevail against such odds in a brutal conflict that gives rise to a legend that will last for eternity...
This story sounded great before I read the second quote, but I didn't realize it was about that famous incident. One of the most known feat of Marneus Calgar, second only to when he murdered an Avatar single-handedly. Might just be picking this one up on release day.Black Library said:One of Marneus Calgar's many feats from the Space Marines Codex involves holding a gate single-handed against a horde of orks. For the first time, get the whole story…