Once an Imperial ship of the line, the Light of Ascension is now a crashed wreckage converted to a blashpemous chapel bearing the marks of the Architect of Fate. In its corrupted halls, lunatic priests use the power of the Empyrean to produce prophecies both true and false from hoarded tomes of black knowledge. Some foretell times where great champions of Chaos will rise up and cull those who worship the Corpse-God Emperor. Others speak of how an individual might meet his or her storied and colorful end.
It is to this place that several unknowable Heretics have been summoned from across the Screaming Vortex. Each approached by an agent of the highest priest, Copax, the Heretics make way towards the temple with undue haste; each with his own depthless darkness, hopless mission, and unspeakable fears.