Ultramarines: The Chronicles of Uriel Ventris
For 10,000 years, the Ultramarines have been noble protectors of the Imperium, a byword for courage and honour across a million worlds. This series follows one heroic Ultramarines Captain, Uriel Ventris, as he battles the myriad foes of mankind in the 41st millennium. His adventures take him far from the worlds of Ultramar, across the Imperium, and into the dreaded Eye of Terror itself.
Uriel Ventris and the 4th Company are sent to destroy a vital bridge on a world threatened by the forces of the Archenemy. But when the mission goes wrong, he must quickly learn to work outside of the codex and rely on his own initiative if the foe is to be thwarted.
The Ultramarines are called to Pavonis to quell rebellion and treachery, but a discovery has been made that may lead to a weapon of galaxy-destroying power being unleashed. Uriel Ventris must fight to defeat both fiendish aliens and diabolical men in a race to prevent the waking of a power from the ancient days of the galaxy.
Uriel Ventris and the 4th Company are charged with the destruciton of a Space Hulk suspected of bearing an Ork warhost. Once aboard the shadow-haunted wreckage, there are indeed orks, but there is another, deadlier foe to face in the dark corridors...
When the world of Tarsis Ultra is threatened by the hive fleets of the Great Devourer, Uriel Ventris and the Ultramarines find themselves standing shoulder to shoulder with brother Space Marines to face this nightmarish threat. The Tyranids take no prisoners and show no mercy, consuming all in an attempt to sate their unending hunger for bio-matter.
Every action has consequences and the greater act the greater the consequence. Imprisoned in a cell within the Fortress of Hera, Uriel Ventris has time to reflect upon the loss of his battle brothers on Tarsis Ultra before facing the judgement of his Chapter.
Within the Eye of Terror the Iron Warriors homeworld has become a living hell for many brave warriors of the Imperium. But their lifetime of slavery may be about to end, thanks to the unlikeliest of saviours. And warriors who might return to the Emperor's light may find themselves damned forever..
Uriel Ventris enters the dreaded Eye of Terror. After being banished from the Ultramarines for breaking faith with the Codex Astartes, a dreaded Death Oath has been placed upon him by his Chapter Master. Here he will face his darkest nightmares, temptation and a dreaded foe who will become his greatest nemesis.
This omnibus collects together the opening trilogy of novels from the series. If you’re new to Graham McNeill’s Ultramarines, this is the perfect way to get started and immerse yourself in the action-packed tales of Uriel Ventris.
Having escaped the Eye of Terror, Uriel Ventris and Pasanius now face an epic journey through a hostile universe in their quest to get home to Ultramar to safety and redemption. Emerging on a seemingly peaceful Imperial planet, they find that all is not well on this world haunted by the ghosts of war.
Newly returned from the Eye of Terror, Captain Uriel Ventris seeks to redeem himself in the eyes of his battle-brothers. When a call for aid comes from Pavonis, Uriel must return to a world he has saved once before. Now the tau seek to take this world of the Emperor for their own vile empire, but the Ultramarines will not let it fall without a fight.
After the victory on Pavonis, Uriel Ventris has returned to the Chapter’s homeworld of Macragge, but there is no respite. The Ultramarines are thrust back into battle, and this time the enemy is Uriel’s greatest nemesis, the renegade Warsmith Honsou. A vast army of Chaos falls upon Ultramar, its objective the total annihilation of al the Ultramarines have sworn to protect.
On Quintarn, the war against the Bloodborn rages while Honsou's forces seek to destroy Ultramar. The death-machines of Votheer Tark wreak havoc against the armies of Ultramar, but there is one among the Ultramarines who may prove his undoing. Torias Telion seeks out an enemy forge to cripple their power in a daring mission that must not fail!
In the aftermath of the Bloodborn invasion of Ultramar, Marneus Calgar meets with his Chief Librarian in the shadow of their primarch’s stasis-tomb. As they reflect upon the hardships of the past year and contemplate the future, both Tigurius and his Chapter Master realise that difficult decisions must be made...
With the daemon lord's defeat, the warriors of the Ultramarines regroup in the wake of Honsou's devastating invasion. As the Third Company prepares to root out the last of the enemy, a threat is revealed upon Macragge itself, and only the renowned sniper Torias Telion can stop the horror that will ensue if the foe’s plan comes to fruition.
On a world of the Mechanicus, the scions of a noble house are taken captive by orks. Uriel Ventris and the Ultramarines must follow the teachings of the Codex Astartes to see the orks destroyed without losing the hostages in the process.