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Summary

In the skies above Armageddon, the Black Templars prepare for war, and the Ancients are awakened. Brother Adelard, interred in the Dreadnought Invictus Potens, leads his brothers to war, facing the prospect of a second death in service to the God-Emperor.

©2014 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

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Exciting

Loved the narration. The story of the dreadnought is truly inspiring. You feel like you are inside the dreadnought itself. An amazing experience

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Black library story that makes you care

The story follows a Black Templar Dreadnought from being awaken, planetary assault and storming a Ork Stronghold on that most unlucky of planets, Armageddon. What makes this story a stand out from most Black Library stories is not only the fact we get to hear what it's like to be entombed into a Dreadnought which is worth listening to in itself but the ending which is fantastic and pulls off something a lot Black Library book fail to do in making me actually caring about the protagonist, this is helped by Toby Longworth spot on performance.

Also Orks are treated as a actual threat in the story and not just dim witted baffoons to be gunned down in thousands to make the Space Marines look Cool. I wish more of the Black Library author's did this, it something so simple that a good action story needs in that the enemy should be a threat.

Well worth a listen.

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Indeed a glorious end. great story

beautifully spoken from a 3rd person dreadnaught view. for the emperor and mankind and death to the zenos of mankind

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The Glorious Black Templars

An intriguing and oddly emotive POV of a Dreadnought in the build up to war.

Highly recommended for Wh40k buffs.

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  • Corey l.
  • 26-07-18

love it

a glorious end for a glorious warrior.
I can not suggest this title more.
so simple and satisfying

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  • Chris Moore
  • 17-03-21

Excellent Short Story!

A day in the life of a dreadnought. Covers great detail into the inner workings of the use and the life of a dreadnought. Packed with action and a memorable ending.

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  • Cameron
  • 10-07-20

Glorious yet brief.

Great for anyone who loves the Templars or has ever been curious of dreadnoughts. A great lore hound short.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 28-05-20

Rest now

A day in the life of an imperial Dreadnought and the reward it brings after years of service.

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  • Sean
  • 03-12-21

an amazing short story

less than an hour long, but absolutely amazing. Gives a great insight to the plight of one entombed in a dreadnought while keeping the action coming.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 19-09-21

to expensive for only 40 mins

good but only 40 mins of story not worth cost . good ending for dreadnaught

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  • Finn
  • 25-08-21

A beautifully performed piece

A beautifully performed story of the tragedy and triumph of a dreadnought on Armageddon. You follow Invictus through his awakening to his mission, and are given truly impressive mental images of how the pilot of a dreadnought might feel or think.

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  • DMSalem
  • 06-08-21

The feels

Wanna know how is to be interred in a Dreadnought? Then this is the tale you must listen. Great Job making the listener feel inside the glorious tomb.

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  • Vic
  • 14-06-21

Great short story

Good arc. Personable. Incredibly well performed.

Transported me to the world of dreadnought Invictus Potens.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 22-05-21

love it

I absolutely loved this I could imagine every moment in my head as I listened to it