A Light in the Dark - Episode 1
Warhammer 40,000 Fanfiction - "A Light in the Dark" - Episode 1: The Battle of Malsic
"Stand firm, brothers!" Bellowed the powerful voice of Ixarius Dominum, Chapter Master of the Aurora
Knights. Quimium Romancia stood a mere pace away, the Chief Librarian of the Chapter and closest friend
of Ixarius. Space Marines of the Chapter's Tactical Companies stood around them, gunning down the Tyranid
beasts that converged on their drop pod site. Bolters roared and flamers crackled as the advancing waves
were demolished one after the other, but more kept coming.
"Scouts, any word regarding the Tyrant?" Quimium asked into his vox as he turned around to vaporize a
lictor mid-leap with a bolt of psychic energy. It pained him greatly to draw upon the Warp under the
shadow of the Tyranids, but he was one of the few Librarians in the Imperium who was learned in his craft
well enough to achieve it.
"Affirmative, sir, we have it in sight... a walking Hive Tyrant with standard armament, as well a