"The Traitor's Gambit."

—Book's tag-line

Death and Defiance is an anthology novella in the Horus Heresy Series of novels, released in non-limited hardback format. Unlike most other Horus Heresy novellas Death and Defiance was simultaneously released alongside an ebook version and the short stories contained within were released separately as ebooks also.


Words alone can no longer convey the horrors of the war that now grips the Imperium. In what should have been an age of enlightenment and glorious triumph, instead warriors on both sides reel from the twin agonies of betrayal and bloodshed. The hatred of a sworn foe, the ire of a Primarch, or the unholy wrath of a daemon-lord -- none but the mighty Space Marines can hope to weather such torments unscathed...


Death and Defiance contains the following short stories:


  • Death and Defiance (Anthology) edited by Laurie Goulding
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