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Seeing that this is Warhammer 40,000, Eisenhorn and company encounter a number of nightmarish terrors.

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  • The Saruthi. The narrative takes great pains to describe just how unnerving these Starfish Aliens are: there’s no symmetry to their bodies whatsoever, not even in the way they move. Their heads are oblong shapes with no eyes or mouths, but plenty of nostrils. Their limbs end in human-like hands with too many fingers, and they can interlace their fingers into a lifelike recreation of a human face, which they can speak through. Even by the standards of 40k, these creatures are bizarre, alien, and unknowable.
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