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Becoming transhuman: exploring the adaptation of the body for war and conquest in the Black Library’s Horus Heresy series.

“So he made us, demi-gods, to stand beside him… The mere fact of me frightens me sometimes.” (Abnett, Horus Rising, p134-135) Over the past 30 years, Games Workshop’s iconic ‘Warhammer 40,000’ setting has centred around a key narrative conflict set in the 31st millennium: the era known as the Horus Heresy, involving two sides of …