The storming tale of Inquisitor Gideon Ravenor and his band of lethal operatives conveys the grim far future from the ground level up as they investigate the trafficking of a dangerous substance within the Imperium. With their investigations taking them from highly polluted planets and freakish carnivals to lawless frontier spaceports, their deadly quarry is always one step ahead!
Dan Abnett lives and works in Maidstone, Kent, in England. Well known for his comic work, he has writen everything from the Mr Men to the X-Men in the last decade, and is currently scripting Legion of Superheroes and Superman for DC comics, and Sinister Dexter and The VC's for 2000AD. His work for the Black Library includes the popular strips Lone Wolves, Titan and Darkblade, the best-selling Gaunt's Ghosts novels, and the acclaimed Inquisitor Eisenhorn trilogy. He was voted 'Best Writer Now' at the National Comic Awards 2003.