- "Chosen of the Sigillite"
- —Book's tag-line
The Silent War is the thirty-seventh volume in the Horus Heresy series of novels. The Silent War contains 13 short stories and a single novella length story.
Anthology of tales about the secret missions that underpin the entire Horus Heresy series.
While loyalist and traitor forces clash on a thousand battlefields across the galaxy, a very different kind of war is being fought in the shadows. Rogal Dorn and his Legion prepare to defend the Sol System against the armies of Warmaster Horus, even as Malcador the Sigillite charges his many agents and spies with missions of the utmost secrecy. The future of the Imperium is being shaped by unseen hands... This Horus Heresy anthology contains fourteen stories by some of Black Library's top authors, including James Swallow, Chris Wraight, John French, Anthony Reynolds and many more.
The Silent War includes the following 14 stories:
- The Watcher by C.Z. Dunn
- Child of Night, Grey Angel, and Templar by John French
- The Gates of Terra by Nick Kyme
- Luna Mendex, and Wolf Hunt by Graham McNeill
- The Purge (Novella) by Anthony Reynolds
- Army of One, and Distant Echoes of Old Night by Rob Sanders
- Ghosts Speak Not, Lost Sons, and Patience by James Swallow
- The Sigillite by Chris Wraight
- The Silent War (Novel) edited by Laurie Goulding