Out in the wilderness they trek, led by the Urgings from their Masters, charged with keeping Them off his lawn. The pack, led by Gene the Hackman, are strong experienced soldiers - they don't know exactly what Them are, but they have their orders and Them are to be scrapped at every opportunity. The Masters must be obeyed.
Dan Abnett: Dan Abnett is a novelist and award-winning comic book writer. He has written twenty-five novels for the Black Library, including the acclaimed Gaunt's Ghosts series and the Eisenhorn and Ravenor trilogies, and, with Mike Lee, the Darkblade cycle. His Black Library novel Horus Rising and his Torchwood novel Border Princes (for the BBC) were both bestsellers. He lives and works in Maidstone, Kent. Dan's website can be found at www.DanAbnett.com