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Rulers of the Dead

The forces of Death serve one master alone, Nagash, the Great Necromancer. Openly opposed to the warriors of Sigmar since the devastating Necroquake unleashed untamed magic throughout the realms. Yet, even united under Nagash, endless scheming remains among the Lords of Death. None embody this more than Nagash’s Mortarch of Blood, Neferata, Queen of the Vampires.

The forces of Death serve one master alone, Nagash, the Great Necromancer. Openly opposed to the warriors of Sigmar since the devastating Necroquake unleashed untamed magic throughout the realms, Nagash’s most powerful servants command legions of undead soldiers that can erode civilisations through centuries of war, turning the deceased against their descendants. Yet, even united under Nagash, endless scheming remains among the Lords of Death. None embody this more than Nagash’s Mortarch of Blood, Neferata, Queen of the Vampires.

The Realm of Death is an inhospitable place, but even here humanity ekes out an existence. Many turn to Nagash to survive, but in the Undying King, convinced he’s abandoned them, Tamra, ruler of the Rictus clans and her tribe fight a desperate battle for survival against the relentless minions of the Plague God.

In the shadows of Nuhlamia, through guile and terror, Neferata rules absolutely. However, faced with a betrayal that spans generations of the Mortal Realms, Neferata is determined to emerge triumphant using any means at her disposal.

This omnibus contains two novels: Nagash: The Undying King and Neferata: Mortarch of Blood.

In addition to numerous Warhammer 40,000 novellas and short stories, Josh Reynolds is the author of the Fabius Bile novel Primogenitor and the Blood Angels novel Deathstorm. For the Warhammer world, he has written the End Times novels The Return of Nagash and Lord of the End Times, the Gotrek & Felix novels Road of Skulls and The Serpent Queen, and the Time of Legends novels Neferata and Master of Death. He has also written a number of stories set in Warhammer’s new Age of Sigmar fantasy setting, including the Stormcast Eternal novels Black Rift and Plague Garden. He lives and works in Northampton, England.

David Annandale is the author of the Horus Heresy novel The Damnation of Pythos, the Adeptus Titanicus novel Warlord and the Grey Knights books Sons of Titan and Warden of the Blade. He also writes the Commissar Yarrick series, which includes the novella Chains of Golgotha and the novels Imperial Creed and The Pyres of Armageddon. For the Space Marine Battles series, he has written the novels The Death of Antagonis and Overfiend, while he is also the author of three volumes in The Beast Arises series. David lectures at a Canadian university on subjects ranging from English literature to horror films and video games.

  • Publisher: Games Workshop (May 30, 2019)
  • Length: 864 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781784969325

More books in this series: Warhammer: Age of Sigmar