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Altered Carbon
Richard K. Morgan
Progress: 14/375 pages
The Civil War, Vol. 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville
Shelby Foote
Progress: 422/810 pages
Knife of Dreams (Wheel of Time, #11)
Robert Jordan
Progress: 605/761 pages
Descent of Angels (The Horus Heresy) - Mitchel Scanlon

A departure from the linear Horus saga of the previous five books, this novel goes back to describe the early days and genesis of the Dark Angels Legion from an Order of knights comprised of ordinary men from Caliban. After conquering their on-world enemies, this group learns that their leader is one of the long-lost Primarchs, created by the Emperor to lead his crusade of galactic domination. Strong characters and a well-crafted plot are somewhat rushed at the end, but the reader should be able to pick out the important ties to the underlying Chaos that threatens all the enhanced human groups that make up the Emperor's realm. Hope this Legion is mentioned in another Horus Heresy novel soon....otherwise this story will seem more and more isolated as the saga is advanced.