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Games Workshop Previews the Horus Heresy Book 9

The Dark Angels were my jam back when I played 40k. Ok, so Orks were my real jam, but when I wanted an army with an actual armor save, I would get out my Dark Angels. Granted, they were green at the time. What can I say? I just like green. Anyway, Horus Heresy Book 9 is all about the fighting between the Dark Angels and Night Lords around Thramas, and you can get a look inside it with this preview.

From the article:

Unfortunately, the global lockdown meant that the Road to Thramas had to take a brief hiatus, but now we’re back! Today, we’re taking another look inside The Horus Heresy Book Nine – Crusade, focusing on the fighting vehicles of the Dark Angels and the Night Lords.

The Horus Heresy Book Nine – Crusade centres around the vicious battles between the Dark Angels and the Night Lords in and around the Thramas system. These conflicts were some of the bloodiest seen in the entire heresy, with no quarter given on either side. 

As well as detailed background of the fighting and the sides who took part, this book includes interlinked missions that let you replay the Thramas campaign. There is also a brand-new army list for the Dark Angels Legion and an updated one for the Night Lords Legion. We’ve already taken a look at some of the units in these lists, including the Contekar Terminator Elite and Lion El’Jonson himself.

The battles for Thramas weren’t just fought by infantry though – both sides unleashed their largest and deadliest vehicles upon their foes…