Discussion in 'Space Marines' started by Sysphus, Oct 19, 2013.
To answer your question, Yes the shouts and taunts are lore based and pulled from the cannon.
I have read Angels of Caliban, which based on the order of events appears to be the nearest Dark Angels novel to the events of Siege of Terra and the betrayal on Caliban, and therefore I think the most prescient.
There was nothing in that book that conclusively proved that the Lion was involved in Chaos, disloyal to the Emprah or tainted by Chaos, even if he is depicted as an impetuous rage-prone a-hole.
However, the epilogue says something about Luther.
Luther greets Typhon at the end of the book after the Death Guard are allied with Nurgle.
While it is implausible that he is aware of this, he is aware of the Horus Heresy.
I will say what I am reading of Descent of Angels, it is much more readable than Gav Thorpe...
Also, one other thing to consider:
I'm here brothers
We shall hunt the fallen.