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The Beast Arises: Volume 2

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The second volume, containing books five to eight, in the epic The Beast Arises series, as the Imperium struggles to survive against the growing galactic threat of the orks.

The Imperium’s situation has never been more grim – an ork attack moon hangs over Terra, and ork armadas ravage human space. It seems nothing can stop the greenskins – neither brute force, science, nor faith. When the Adeptus Mechanicus reveal they have discovered the orks’ point of origin, the Space Marines gather their forces for a massive assault on their enemy’s home world. But what the Imperial forces need is a figurehead, a hero from legend to lead them – a primarch. Can one these figures from legend be found, let alone persuaded to aid them?"}" style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); text-align: center;">‘The Beast Arises’ is an epic Warhammer 40,000 series from Black Library. Spanning twelve volumes, the story covers a galaxy-wide conflict between humanity and a massive ork invasion. The Imperium’s situation has never been more grim – an ork attack moon hangs over Terra, and ork armadas ravage human space. It seems nothing can stop the greenskins – neither brute force, science, nor faith. When the Adeptus Mechanicus reveal they have discovered the orks’ point of origin, the Space Marines gather their forces for a massive assault on their enemy’s home world. But what the Imperial forces need is a figurehead, a hero from legend to lead them – a primarch. Can one these figures from legend be found, let alone persuaded to aid them?

Guy Haley is the author of the Horus Heresy novel Pharos, the Primarchs novel Peturabo and two volumes in The Beast Arises series: Throneworld and The Beheading. He has also written many Warhammer 40,000 novels, including Dante, Valedor and the Imperial Battle Tanks novels Baneblade and Shadowsword. His enthusiasm for all things greenskin led him to pen the eponymous Warhammer fantasy novel Skarsnik, as well as the End Times novel The Rise of the Horned Rat. He has also written a number of novellas and short stories set in Warhammer’s new Age of Sigmar setting. He lives in Yorkshire, England with his wife and son.

David Annandale is the author of the Horus Heresy novel The Damnation of Pythos, the Adeptus Titanicus novel Warlord and the Grey Knights books Sons of Titan and Warden of the Blade. He also writes the Commissar Yarrick series, which includes the novella Chains of Golgotha and the novels Imperial Creed and The Pyres of Armageddon. For the Space Marine Battles series, he has written the novels The Death of Antagonis and Overfiend, while he is also the author of three volumes in The Beast Arises series. David lectures at a Canadian university on subjects ranging from English literature to horror films and video games.

David Guymer's work for Warhammer Age of Sigmar includes the novels Hamilcar: Champion of the Gods and The Court of the Blind King, the audio dramas The Beasts of Cartha, Fist of Mork, Fist of Gork, Great Red and Only the Faithful. He is also the author of the Gotrek & Felix novels Slayer, Kinslayer and City of the Damned and the Gotrek audio dramas Realmslayer and Realmslayer: Blood of the Old World. For The Horus Heresy he has written the novella Dreadwing, the Primarchs novel Ferrus Manus: Gorgon of Medusa, and for Warhammer 40,000 The Eye of Medusa, The Voice of Mars and the two Beast Arises novels Echoes of the Long War and The Last Son of Dorn. He is a freelance writer and occasional scientist based in the East Riding, and was a finalist in the 2014 David Gemmell Awards for his novel Headtaker. 

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