Athame is a short story published in The Horus Heresy series that was originally part of an anthology. Athame was first published as part of the Mark of Calth main series anthology in April 2013. The cover image used is that of Mark of Calth, as Athame has yet to be published separately. Athame is a prequel to the events of Book 19, Know No Fear.


The story of an ancient ritual dagger, the athame, and its journey from its creation to the time thousands of years later where it comes into the possession of Oll Persson.


  • Athame (Short Story) by John French
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