From the desperate defence of a city of Order against rampaging hordes of Chaos-tainted foes, to tales of Sigmar's Stormcast Eternals, their trusted allies and their many hideous enemies, this anthology brings together a collection of stories perfect for learning about the various factions of the Mortal Realms, the setting of Warhammer Age of Sigmar it's your ideal first step into the adrenaline-fulled fiction of Black Library's stories.READ IT BECAUSE It's a hand-picked selection of stories and novel extracts designed to introduce you to both Warhammer Age of Sigmar and Black Library fiction.DESCRIPTION Within this book you will find Hammerhal, a fantastic new novella from Josh Reynolds:Dark forces stir within the bowers of the mysterious Hexwood. A great warhost of Tzaangor beastkin, creatures devoted to Tzeentch, the Architect of Fate, defile the once-verdant lands of Ghyran. All that opposes them are the noble Stormcast Eternals of the Hallowed Knights. Reforged in resplendent sigmarite and wielding the lightning of Azyr, few can stand against these heroes. But Tzeentch's followers are cunning, and as the Hallowed Knights wage bloody war, a second attack on the city of Hammerhal, which the Stormcasts are oath-sword to defend, is coming to pass. Both the warriors without and the hunters within the city must act fast or the truth about the Hexwood will undo everything they have fought so hard to protect.Also within this book is a host of awesome short stories giving you a flavour of the many warring armies that exist within the worlds of Warhammer Age of Sigmar.CONTENTS The Keys to Ruin by David Annandale Beneath the Black Thumb and Great Red by David Guymer Heartwood by Robbie MacNiven Assault on the Mandrake Bastion, Hammerhal and The Prisoner of the Black Sun by Josh Reynolds Vengeance Eternal by Matt WestbrookPlus excerpts from: Eight Lamentations: Spear of Shadows and Skaven Pestilens by Josh Reynolds Overlords of the Iron Dragon by C L WernerThe novel is a 512 page paperback.