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The Painted Count

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The Painted Count

A Horus Heresy short story

Distrusted by his allies and despised by his rivals, Gendor Skraivok nonetheless seeks to claw back the leadership of the Night Lords Legion for himself, by fair means or foul...

We've seen a bit of the Ultramarines after the calamitous events of 'Pharos', but not so much of the Night Lords… Here's Guy Haley to remedy that with a tale charting a power struggle in the Legion.

Following the disastrous invasion of Sotha and the dimming of the Pharos' light, Gendor Skraivok languishes on board the VIII Legion flagship Nightfall. Distrusted by his allies and despised by his rivals, he nonetheless means to claw back leadership of the Night Lords from the pretender Captain Shang, by fair means or foul. And, rather than a portent of doom, the daemonic blade that seems to have chosen him as its bearer may be the answer…

Written by Guy Haley

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