Ive only read one book that features the alpha legion prominently, praetorian of dorn mainly. The story is told from the viewpoints of mere mortals. First there is tieron, the human, ageing and cynical chancellor of the council of the lords of. What are some good alpha legion books from the horus heresy. I mean, the warhammer 40k novels have been enormously. Taylor is the author behind the human legion series.
If you were holding out for the end of season compilations, the ebook boxed set. Time for more revelations about the human legion spinoff series. It is epic in scale, and not at all what i expected. I selfpublished the first two books in the human legion series this was christmas 2014. Legion is a novel by dan abnett and the seventh book in the horus heresy series published in march, 2008, legion features a purple spineband, the first novel in the series to do so. I enjoyed this book more than the first in the series.
I announced this a few weeks ago as a series of novellas that pick up the story of the war on tranquility that we leave behind in human empire, the 4th book of the human legion series. In fact, the chaos space marines on theyre own could beat marvel for a number of reasons. Buy legion the horus heresy first edition by dan abnett isbn. Official facebook page for the international bestselling human legion universe. Three perspectives that fit and flow well, i think it speaks to those of us who have read both 40k and horus heresy novels as its a good bridge. I self published the first two books in the human legion series this was christmas 2014. Titles published prior to 1997 were originally published under the heretic tomes label, although several have been republished as black library editions. Overall a first person book recounting a brief period of time in the new imperium. Because thats how humanitys alien masters run their empire. Excellent writing and made for movie plot with a focus on the als use of human operatives.
The scale of this ship was built for adeptus astartes, not human. Together, bound by ties of unshakeable loyalty, a legion is a force that can extinguish the stars and shake the very heavens. It covers a range of factions, from the puniest human to the most terrifying of traitor, and. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Legion is a novel by dan abnett and the seventh book in the horus heresy. The space marine legions, or the legiones astartes in high gothic, were the. The following is a list of the novels for the warhammer 40,000 universe. It is set two years before the beginning of the horus heresy and focuses on the alpha legion adeptus astartes as well as some elements of the imperial army and a xenos group known as the cabal. Legion is without a doubt, the best book in the warhammer 40k universe.
The book also features the imperial army, the regular unmodified human fighting force of the. The horus heresy is an ongoing series of science fantasy set in the fictional warhammer 40,000 setting of tabletop miniatures wargame. You can also join the human legion online and get updates and communications from and for the indigo squad. Arun mcewan is lost, and the legions hopes with him. I continue my essay series on being human, this week exploring the dark world of warhammer 40k and the space marines. This channel is primarily dedicated to warhammer 40k and fantasy along with various gaming content focusing mainly on total war and strategy games. Legion by dan abnett is the best hh novel ive read so far. The emperors legion volume 1 watchers of the throne. Marine cadet the human legion book 1 kindle edition by tim c. Alone, a legionary is a formidable foe as far beyond a man as the wolf is beyond the sheep. One of things that has always set 40k apart from me are servitors, and the general prevalence of using human brains as desktop pcs. You cant go wrong picking this book up for a read and if you get hooked, like i did, i hear book 2, indigo squad the human legion book 2 is now out. Legion is their keynote story, but its my least favorite 40k novel that ive read.419 530 1442 1345 1422 1238 262 903 399 214 1120 376 73 1019 1080 933 21 45 721 983 358 146 1133 1410 300 681 965 831 182 511 1230 1036 1144 1039 1081 473 918 1125 483 840