Dark Heresy 2.1
Sometimes referred to as the world of monsters, giant’s world, or more accurately, The deadliest world in the galaxy. Fatimal was an moon rich in mineral wealth exploited by the imperium for decades until miners discovered that not only did the world have what can be presumed to be native inhabitants but they were in fact Xeno megafauna straight out of space fairing myth.
The moon monsters of Fatimal range anywhere from 100 to 300 feet tall. Rivalling or even dwarfing imperial titans in the most extreme cases. they can most closely be described as dragons or saurians made of hardened minerals from the world’s lower bedrock. Though they are incredibly complex animals capable of living seemingly indefinitely without sustinance they are only interested in destroying imperial settlements. After their task is complete the burrow back into the moon to lie dormant until the next threat dares wake them from deep slumber.
For hundreds of years the world ender beasts have been a scientific curiosity across the segmentum obscurus and many a foray has been made to the world to liberate it for the imperium. none have ever proven successful. One of the more outlandish theories holds that the rocks its self is alive by some completely alien and unfathomable form of consciousness and the beasts are merely antibodies to drive out the imperial parasites. Whatever the case Fatimal has long been forbidden to unsanctioned travellers and many Nemerate legends tell of unwitting spacefarers making the mistake of landing on the world