Colonel 'Iron Hand' Straken and his Catachan Jungle Fighters must hold the line against the ork menace. Plucked from a catastrophic war against the monstrous tyranids, Colonel 'Iron Hand' Straken and his Catachan Jungle Fighters are sent to the cavern world of Dulma'lin to clear it of an ork infestation. Ranged against an overwhelming force of greenskins, and with the hostile attentions of Commissar Morrell upon them, the Catachans must overcome internal divisions and hold the line against the alien menace.
Toby Frost is the author of the novel Straken, about the eponymous Astra Militarum colonel. His other published work for Black Library includes the Inquisition short story 'Lesser Evils', along with the tales 'A Hero's Death' and 'The Apex', which both feature the grizzled Colonel 'Iron Hand' Straken. He has more tales of Straken on the way.This is his first novel