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Not sure how real these are, given that these releases are a fair bit away, but;



It appears we are getting another duology in the same vein as A Thousand Sons and Prospero Burns, this time focusing on Calth; specifically, I think, the Underworld War along with the Ultramarines and the Word Bearers. If this is so then I quite welcome this, and the author choices; Rob Sanders A Deeper Darkness was brilliant and showed he can write the Ultramarines not only in a likeable fashion but also avoiding the cookie-cutter style that they can fall into in the hands of a lesser author, and David Annandale proved in The Traveller and Damnation of Pythos that he can really make the Warp scary (something few authors try anymore) and I look forward to seeing what he can do with an entire Legion of creepy and bloodthirsty fanatics.

Release dates, according to Amazon, are April 12th 2016 for The Honoured and May 10th 2016 for The Unburdened. Since that is for the paperback release, subtract a few months for the hardback version, and I think we may be looking at both of these in December at the earliest.

Edit: Sadly however it appears both of these are not true novels, clocking in at 240 pages. So we are getting a larger-novella duology, still it beats nothing I guess. But if the Heresy is going bite-sized as 40k novels seem to, then I may just be done with Black Library.


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I have to agree here. it sounded very good as the XVII are one of my favorite legions. Some of my favorite 40k stories involve the Word Bearers and Gillman's pitiful legion.

Though novellas are quite disappointing, they are better than audio novels and short stories, in my opinion of course.
 

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Isnt Calth done already, there are more interesting things to read than that. We already had collection of shorties of it.
 

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No, we really need to flog that dead horse a little more before we're done. After all, who doesn't want more storyline that don't advance the plot in any kind of way on a planet that's already doomed and given up on by the main forces of both sides in a continuing stagnant and bloated series.

I'm psyched as you can tell.
 

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new plastic Horus Heresy game. .

Is a year old new?


Either way, I don't know if they would release a book based on a year old version of HH. However, I have read arguments of product placements in the novels. I do also think that they release books too frequently to really tie them into new versions of the game. Though, this is just speculation.
 

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The last game tiein was the execution force novella for the assassins boardgame based on it.

Is there a new horus heresy themed board game comming out?
 

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Is a year old new?


Either way, I don't know if they would release a book based on a year old version of HH. However, I have read arguments of product placements in the novels. I do also think that they release books too frequently to really tie them into new versions of the game. Though, this is just speculation.
The last game tiein was the execution force novella for the assassins boardgame based on it.

Is there a new horus heresy themed board game comming out?
He means the new Heresy miniatures that GW are releasing, made of the normal plastic, like the other miniatures. As opposed tot he resin Forge World Heresy miniatures.
 
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