For The Emperor: A Ciaphas Cain Novel [Sandy Mitchell] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Despite his yearnings for a peaceful and simple. For more than a hundred centuries The Emperor has sat immobile on. Commisar Ciaphas Cain – hero of the Imperium and renowned across the sector for his. Commisar Ciaphas Cain – hero of the Imperium and renowned across the sector for his bravery and valour – is sent to help maintain order on an outpost world on .

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The Warmaster Horus has triumphed. There are other subreddits for that. A hero that is looking out simply for himself, yet somehow through his self-preservative actions have managed to become a lauded hero of the Imperium which himself inspires greatness from others.

Ciaphas Cain Delivers I look forward to more Cain audio books in future. It has a fair share of diplomacy, combat and even a hint of forbidden romance, centered around Commissar Cain as empdror interesting and endearing character in all of his selfish, dastardly glory.

This book is basically a modern day pulp novel, quite simplified and predictable in all of its plot developments, but this did not take away anything from my enjoyment in reading it.

It’s a solid story that’s handled well. If you are wanting to read this, I suggest bookmarking the Warhammer wiki If you want to talk politics, go to one of the existing 50 million subs where you can already do this. This book is very well written and the setting and characters are all very complex and unique.

The Inquisition moves amongst mankind like an avenging shadow, striking down the enemies of humanity with uncompromising ruthlessness. Cain is fun because he’s an ordinary person in the setting, though I wouldn’t go so far as to say he’s so far undeserving of the hero status that’s been bestowed on him but I haven’t read his background stories yet.


It is the weekly novel discussion, so here goes – Cain is attending a social event held by the planetary governor. Not sure I am being fair in the stars given since I actually enjoyed the book. Cain manages to stare down the rioters, preventing an all-out bloodbath from engulfing the rest of the ship. The majority of his work as Sandy has been tie-in fiction for Games Workshop’s Warhammer fantasy and Warhammer 40, science fiction lines.

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Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Cain is inwardly terrified at the idea of being recruited to any more Inquisitorial errands, but joins her in toasting “the beginning of a beautiful friendship. One is a female regiment, one is a male regiment, and each believe themselves better than the other.

When his body is hideously damaged in an enemy attack, it looks as though Inquisitor Gideon Ravenor’s promising career would be abruptly brought short. Cain does so through all his adventures, but usually due to his actions of self-preservation actually putting him in danger.

Some of his many notable exploits include being a liaison to Space Marine chapter which involved various first hand contact to Genestealers that killed various Terminators of The Reclaimers who were clearing a space hulk of Tyranids ; visiting and surviving two different Necron tombs; fighting and bringing together the scattered PDF from a world and then driving off the Orks, and escaping on a Dark Eldar slave ship.

I did feel that the genestealers were a little too easy to take out within the storyline, but, the guard were using hotshot lasguns, so really, I can’t say too much about that. The Warmaster Gaunts Ghosts By: It is available now as part of the Ciaphas Cain: Ciaphas Cain 1Warhammer 40, But just as they are descending into the undercity, they receive word that the PDF has rebelled, attacking Guard and Tau alike.

Dark Imperium Warhammer 40, By: What neither the Black Library site nor Audible tell you though is that he’s not the only narrator – I was worried they’d have our Lady Inquisitor’s annotations read by Perring as well, but they picked Penelope Rawlins for those, with Emma Gregory for some excerpts within the editorial notes.


But Jurgen’s administrative talent makes him a valuable sidekick to Cain, and whose more secret talent Cain later finds out through another companion makes him even more invaluable in keeping him alive.

Cain has no authority to overrule the Navyso he works out a clever compromise: Instead, the satirical and comical edge works very well, resulting in a fair few major laughs as the book unfolds.

This subreddit is for discussion of 40k lore only. As for the Tau, to general surprise, they are abandoning Gravalax. It was really entertaining reading how Cain continually and grudgingly is thrust into seemingly impossible situations and manages to survive, even ending the planetary conflict between the Tau, Imper Another Warhammer 40, novel, but not part of the Horus Heresy saga, this one deals with the somewhat misguided adventures of Commissar Ciaphas Cain.

A Gaunt’s Ghosts Omnibus Paperback. Cain’s cowardice and desire for self-preservation actually make him an cciaphas effective strategic commander compared to his contemporaries: Can, I think, only be found in print in the Ciaphas Cain: A really good tease for the rest of the war hammer books!

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Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. It took quite a while to get it because it’s out of print, and Hero of the Imperium the omnibus of the first three books is hard to find and my order got lost in the mail.

Some of the aliens presented are the things of nightmares and there are ror few moral decisions that make even Cain rather shellshocked. Regardless, this novel is a welcome refreshment. Apr 26, khrome rated it it was amazing Shelves: