Monday, August 26, 2013

The Horus Heresy - The Kaban Project



The Black Library has turned one of its Shadows of Treachery short stories into an eBook.

It's available now from The Black Library's website.

From The Black Library

The Story

The Mechanicum priesthood guards its secrets carefully - few of its technological marvels and processes are fully understood by the Imperium, and many more could be deadly if allowed to fall into the wrong hands. However, in the forges of Lukas Chrom, something sinister has come into being. Rumours abound of forbidden lore and artificial sentience, and a name has been whispered in the dark corners of the Martian data network: 'Kaban'.

About this edition

This story was originally published in Horus Heresy: Collected Visions and again in Shadows of Treachery. This is now available as a standalone eBook for the first time.


As you know if you read this blog, I read everything Horus Heresy.   My advice, by "Shadow's of Treachery".

Loken

2 comments:

Man Boy Genius said...

I believe this was originally written as a bonus for the old visions of heresy gallery books from the card game. McNeil picked one of the cards (Kaban Machine) and wrote some fluff for it, and boom it made the hardcover. Then slowly over time got re-released into books, and he even made an appearance in Mechanicum as well I think.

One story to regurgitate them all... :)

Somewhatdamaged said...

Man Boy Genius is correct; this story was originally in the Visions of Heresy book; and then the same machine made an appearance in Mechanicum.
Really good story though!

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