The Primarchs by Christian Dunn

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Gripping and engaging, this is a superb start to the anthology.
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Synopsis

Created in the Emperor's own image, the primarchs had long thought themselves to be princes of the universe and masters of their own destiny - they led the Space Marine Legions in glorious conquest of the galaxy, and no enemy of the Imperium could stand against them. However, even amongst this legendary brotherhood, the seeds of dissent had been sown long before the treacherous Warmaster Horus declared his grand heresy. Gathered within this anthology are four novellas focusing on some of the mightiest warriors and leaders that mankind has ever known - Fulgrim, Ferrus Manus, Lion El'Jonson and Konrad Curze - and the roles that they may have yet to play in a war which threatens to change the face of the Imperium forever.
 

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After cutting his teeth on "Inferno!" and "Warhammer Monthly", Christian Dunn spent many years as the Commissioning Editor of both Black Flame and Solaris. He is now safely ensconced back in the bosom of Black Library as their Range Development Editor where runs the e-book, Print on Demand and audio ranges, as well as being responsible for unearthing new writing talent. He lives in Nottingham, England and always keeps a freshly greased chainsaw under his pillow in anticipation of the inevitable zombie apocalypse.
 
Published May 10, 2012 by The Black Library. 416 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, War. Fiction
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Critic reviews for The Primarchs
All: 6 | Positive: 4 | Negative: 2

Starburst Magazine

Below average
Reviewed by Ed Fortune on Jun 01 2012

This is not a book for those looking to get into the series.

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SF Book Reviews

Good
Reviewed by Antony on Jun 01 2012

The book also sets up some great events to happen later in this epic series.

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The Founding Fields

Good
Reviewed by Lord of the Night on Mar 29 2012

Engrossing mystery and the in-depth look we have been given at the Emperor’s Children as they slide further, and headfirst, into decadence.

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Falcata Times

Below average
Reviewed by Dros Delnoch on May 24 2012

I wanted something that separated these venerable warriors from the masses that were to follow in their name.

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Civilian Reader

Good
Reviewed by Stefan Fergus on May 04 2012

Gripping and engaging, this is a superb start to the anthology.

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Tony's Thoughts

Good
Reviewed by Tony on May 23 2012

I really enjoyed this story and would have bought this book purely for this story.

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