The shooting phase is an often used, but underutilized part of Warhammer 40k. It seems simple, really. Your army shoots the other guy's. His guys die, you win, right? Wrong.
The Necron Monolith loomed over the horizon, just as it had when Farseer Kalweth foresaw the only way to stop the destruction of the Exodite World, Lorianala.
Harcourt crashed through the thorny undergrowth ringing the bole of a massive tree and toppled, face first, into a mud-filled puddle.