A Space Marine Battles novel
Faced with an ork invasion of Piscina IV, the Dark Angels believe the threat to be minimal, but a renewed greenskin offensive takes the Chapter by surprise.
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The Dark Angels fight to free one of their recruiting worlds from the grip of the orks. A classic Warhammer 40,000 story told anew, including the infamous tale of Sergeant Namaan’s final battle.
Faced with an ork invasion of Piscina IV, the 3rd Company of the Dark Angels believes the threat to be minimal. As enemy numbers continue to increase, their commander, Captain Belial, insists that his Company are strong enough to resist. But Scout-Sergeant Naaman knows just how dangerous this foe can be, and when a renewed greenskin offensive takes the Dark Angels by surprise, the orks swarm towards Kadillus Harbour. Little do the Dark Angels know of the technological power available to the xenos, and the true scale of the threat they face. Belial, Naaman and their fellow Astartes fight a desperate siege at Kadillus, knowing that they must hold out until Imperial reinforcements arrive or the planet will be lost.
Written by Gav Thorpe. Includes colour maps and additional background detail.