By Dan Abnett

Whilst the elite fighter pilots of the Phantine XX arrive at the beleaguered international of Enothis, they be aware of it is a determined hour. The forces of Chaos are ultimate in and their ultimate push may perhaps good wipe out all human existence on this planet. hundreds of thousands of refugees flee the darkish armies and the notorious Chaos fighter pilot Khrel Kas Obarkon is often looking the skies for extra prey...And so it falls to the courageous women and men of the Phantine fighter corps. Can they delay the Chaos increase till reinforcements arrive? within the high-speed white-knuckle terror of aerial wrestle, can they defeat an enemy possessed through daemons?

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It felt unnerving, and half of her wished she'd simply been firm with him and gone home. The whole place felt exposed and vulnerable, alone amid the turbulent elements. It was like riding aboard some fragile craft though a maelstrom. He didn't seem the slightest bit bothered. When she brought his food and drink, she sat down with him. ' He took a bite. 'This is really very good. ' she asked. He shook his head and wiped his lips with a napkin. 'Sort of, I suppose. Imperial Phantine Air Corps. My name's Viltry.

Their weapons crackled and flashed brilliantly. Naxol and Gaize opened up on the nearest as it came in across them. Naxoi's meaty lasfire chopped the air behind it, but Gaize had held a fine deflection. The bat as good as flew into his bolter stream. It came apart in a drizzle of metal shards and flame, its fore-wings separating and spinning out like broken plate-glass. Whipping over and under as it tumbled away, the starboard wing nearly hit Greta's tail. Viltry sucked in his breath at the near miss.

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