Graham McNeill – Luna Mendax Audiobook (The Horus Heresy Series)text
Fulgrim shook his head. Do not assume for a moment that I am unaware of the simple joy to be had in going up the centre, yet we have to be prepared to accept that other means may progress our cause a lot more completely.
Fulgrim walked the area of the Heliopolis as he spoke, directing his words to his fellow primarch and also the warriors that surrounded him. Reflected light from the ceiling lit his face from below and his eyes, a dark mirror of Ferrus Claw s silver ones, were alight with enthusiasm as he spoke.
You have come to be focused on damaging the Diasporex, Ferrus, which is just appropriate as well as correct offered their organizations with repellent aliens, but you have not asked yourself one of the most important inquiry regarding this adversary.
Ferrus Manus crossed his arms as well as said, As well as what concern would that be?
Fulgrim smiled. Why are they below?
You want to enter into a philosophical dispute? snapped Ferrus Claw. After that speak with the iterators, I m certain they can furnish you with a much better, much less straight, response than I.
Fulgrim relied on address the warriors of both Myriads and also said, Ask yourselves this then. Luna Mendax Audiobook Free. Knowing that a powerful fleet of warships is hunting you and seeks your damage, why would certainly you not merely leave? Why would certainly you stagnate on someplace safer?
I do not know, sibling, claimed Ferrus Claw. Why?
Julius felt his primarch s gaze upon him and also the weight of assumption squashed him to his seat. If the intelligence of a primarch could not address this question, what possibility did he have?
He checked out Fulgrim s eyes, seeing his lord s confidence, as well as the solution was suddenly clear.
Julius stood and stated, Since they can t. They re trapped in this system.
Trapped? asked Gabriel Santor from throughout the chamber.
I don t understand, stated Julius. Perhaps they have no Navigator.
No, claimed Fulgrim, that s not it. If they lacked a Navigator after that the 52nd Expedition would have captured them long ago. It s something else. What?
Julius enjoyed as the officers of both Legions pondered the question, certain that his primarch currently recognized the response.
Also as the solution concerned him, Gabriel Santor stood and said, Gas. They require fuel for their fleet.
Though Julius recognized it was silly, he felt a stab of envy at being rejected the opportunity to address his primarch as well as blazed madly at the weathered face of Tight hand s very first captain.
Exactly! said Fulgrim. Fuel. A fleet the dimension of the Diasporex need to take in an extraordinary amount of power each day, and to make a dive of any kind of range they will certainly require a great deal of it. The fleet masters of this market s certified worlds do not report any kind of substantial losses of vessels or convoys, so we need to presume the Diasporex are obtaining their gas from an additional resource.
The Carollis Star, stated Julius. They must have solar collectors concealed someplace in the sun s corona. They re waiting to collect enough gas before proceeding.
Fulgrim reversed to the centre of the chamber and said, That is just how we will bring the Diasporex to battle, by uncovering these enthusiasts and also intimidating them. We will certainly draw our adversaries to a battle of our picking and afterwards we will ruin them.
LATER, AFTER THE battle council had actually dissolved, Fulgrim and also Ferrus Manus retired to the lord of the Emperor s Kid s personal staterooms aboard the Satisfaction of the Emperor. Graham McNeill – Luna Mendax Audio Book Online. Fulgrim s chambers were the envy of Terra s master of antiquities; every wall surface hung with elegantly mounted images of dynamic alien landscapes or amazing picts of the Astartes as well as mortals of the Crusade.
Antechambers loaded with marble busts as well as the spoils of war radiated from the main stateroom, and almost everywhere the eye dropped, it alighted on a work of inconceivable imaginative elegance. Just the far end of the room was bare of decoration, the area filled with part sculpted blocks of marble, as well as easels of unfinished artwork.
Fulgrim reclined on a chaise longue, removed out of his armour as well as worn a straightforward toga of lotion and also purple. He drank a glass of wine from a crystal goblet and relaxed his hand on a table upon which lay the silver treked sword he had taken from the Laer temple. The sword was a really wonderful tool, rarely the equal of Fireblade, but charming nevertheless. Its equilibrium was remarkable, as though it had actually been created for his hand alone, and its eager edge had the power to cut through Astartes plate with ease.
The purple gem at the pommel was of crude workmanship, yet had a specific primitive beauty to it that was quite up in arms with the quality of the blade as well as hilt. Perhaps he would change the treasure with something better.