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Quick Reads


A Horus Heresy short story

After surviving the horrors of the Dropsite Massacre, two loyalist veterans infiltrate a Dark Mechanicum complex in search of an invaluable asset, the mysterious Kryptos...

The mysterious Kryptos appears in other tales, and this is your chance to find out just how the brave warriors of the Shattered Legions came to use it… and the price they paid.

Bloodied but unbowed, the Raven Guard and the Iron Hands fight on. In the wake of the Dropsite Massacre, the shattered Legions are still prepared to bring the fight to Warmaster Horus and his traitorous allies. On the doomed forge world of Cavor Sarta, two veteran warriors of the Imperium strike deep into the heart of Dark Mechanicum territory. With bolter and blade ready to cut down any who cross their path, they will seek out the enemy's most valued asset: the mysterious Kryptos.

Written by Graham McNeill. This story is also in Legacies of Betrayal, book XXXI of the Horus Heresy series.

The audiobook edition has a running time of 40 minutes and is read by Jonathan Keeble.