Warhammer: Power Behind the Throne
Adventure and Intrigue in the City of Middenheim
The Games Workshop Design Studio, 1988.
Hardback; 210 x 295 mm; pictorial glazed boards; 96 pages plus 10 unpaginated leaves Master Attractions Chart, etc; decorative endpapers; illustrations within text. No dust jacket.
The book is in fine condition.
“The little girl hid under the bedclothes and clutched her rag-doll for comfort. From downstairs she could hear the sounds of combat as her parents valiantly tried to fight off the Beastmen. Then silence. A few seconds later there was a loud crash as the door was smashed open, and the sound of heavy footsteps approached the bed… In Middenheim, He waited. Eventually, there was a knock at the door and a woman entered the room. ‘Well?’ he said. She approached the throne and knelt before Him, her eyes lowered. ‘Magister Magistri,’ she began, ‘they have her. She is safe.’ The man smiled, and allowed himself a sigh of satisfaction. ‘So we begin,’ he said, ‘so we begin.’”