By the blessing of the Omnissiah was the Mars Triumphant born – from the forges of the Adeptus Mechanicus, the mighty Baneblade super-heavy battle tank comes to bring death and destruction to the foes of the Imperium.
As part of the Paragonian 7th Company, Honoured Lieutenant Marken Cortein Lo Bannick commands the venerable war machine in a bitter war against the orks in the Kalidar system. As the campaign grinds on it begins to take its toll upon his crew, and old clan prejudices from the regiment’s home world arise once more. In a war which cannot be won by force of arms alone, such division may prove to be their undoing.
Guy Haley was born three quarters of the way through the 20th century in Halifax, Yorkshire. Before becoming an author he was a magazine editor and writer for SFX, White Dwarf and Death Ray. The writer of over 20 novels and novellas, as well many short stories, he is the creator of the Richards & Klein and Dreaming Cities science fiction series, and a prolific contributor to the Black Library.