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Liar's Due

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Liar's Due

A Horus Heresy short story

A stranger brings news to a distant world: the Emperor is dead; the Imperium belongs to Horus. As anarchy reigns, one boy finds that the newcomer might not be what he appears.

It shows how the worlds of the Imperium react to news of the Warmaster's treachery, and to what lengths Horus' followers will go to ensure support and victory...

News has reached Town Forty-Four, on the tranquil world of Virger-Mos II: Terra has fallen, the Emperor is dead and the Imperium belongs to Horus Lupercal. As the people of Forty-Four struggle to deal with this revelation and the rest of the planet falls into anarchy, Leon Kyyter begins to doubt the news, along with the stranger from Terra, the remembrancer with the odd tattoo...

Written by James Swallow. This story also appears in Age of Darkness, book XVI of the Horus Heresy.

The audiobook edition has a running time of 93 minutes and is read by Jonathan Keeble.