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However, this adds a credit towards readers relating to the characters. The book could have been given some more pages, I like how a lot of the Black library books are well described and long.

He also gravely notes the enthusiasm with which the people have adopted Tau styles of dress and architecture. Therefore I had high hopes for this, despite finding the Sandy Mitchell Inquisitor novels something of meperor grind.

This sort of behavior is very unusual for a man of his rank and resposibility since as a Commissar of the Imperial Guard or the Emperor by Sandy Mitchell is the first novel in the new Warhammer 40K series starring the somewhat amusing, irreverent and, ultimately, heroic Commissar Ciaphas Cain of the Imperial Guard.

I like how Cain obviously has entire segments of his memoir dedicated to empetor Vail but since she got her hands on it she edited the fuck out of all of that. At the same time, two Pathfinders from the Tau party likewise miraculously appear, and are reunited with their own people.

There is also a bunch of diverse aliens, some sweet futuristic weapons, and a decent enough plot that actually works well as a setup for future sequels. For the Emperor Warhammer 40, Written by: Thanks for telling us about the problem.

For The Emperor by Sandy Mitchell

Excerpts must also be a “reasonable length”, page long direct copies are not permitted. 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. Instead they were stock scifi plot twists, I would have preferred something that would have been a little funnier, since that would have relieved the tedium and resulting boredom. If you can’t get to the point in a few paragraphs, it might not be worth posting.


Read reviews that mention sandy mitchell ciaphas cain imperial guard main character dan abnett warhammer 40k universe commissar cain amusing funny hero action emperor entertaining jurgen novels enjoyable humor putting unique view. It is to live in the cruelest and most bloody regime imaginable. His massive fleet at last nears Terra and the patriarchal Throne of his hated father. This is a good thing, as a simple pastiche of those characters in the WH40K universe would be briefly amusing but likely grating in the long run.

Could easily say she told him the situation and he was needed somewhere and since the planet was being rebuilt he wouldn’t be needed. That, at least in the first novel, is not resolved, but it creates a character that you are constantly given two alternate interpretations. Procedes to describe his first meeting with Amberley in detail, from memory over a century later. It more or less was a retirement unless Mitchell retcons it now to factor in the events of Gathering Storm.

The whole plot revolves around his regiment having been deployed to an outer rim planet, defending the citizens from aliens Xenosand finding a conspiracy by the governor. The narrators do a top notch job of capturing the characters personalities and foibles and I can’t wait for the entire series to be released.

Nonetheless, he is a great aide to Cain, both loyal and brave, and always willing to jump into a dangerous situation to save someone in peril.

For The Emperor

Though it goes against the grain, the Guard forms up behind the Tau to fight their common enemy together. He was, he did say after a century.

Instead, the Guard regiments are detailed to box in and neutralize the rebellious PDF elements who are still fighting, while Donali makes it known teh Cain is heading the investigation into finding the Ambassador’s killer. Meanwhile, Sulla manages to break the back of the rebel position with a reckless, albeit effective, charge, led by herself and her Command Squad. One of the books that got me into the setting.


Ciaphas Cain: For the Emperor

To ask other readers questions about For The Emperorplease sign up. Have Cain be with his regiment empreor. A commissar like Gaunt, Cain is the exact opposite in Gaunt in pretty much every single way. Community Forum Discord Server.

It, good, fast, enjoyable action. Ciaphhas footnotes in the second novel indicated Cain caun probably one of the finest swordsmen in his region of the galaxy. Through footnotes and chapter breaks from “historic sources” we are given a view about how people perceived Cain and how others saw his actions, sometimes outright conflicting with his report.

A Great Rift in the warp has opened, and from its depths spew daemons and the horrors of Old Night. My knowledge of the universe is thus very limited. There are other subreddits for that. Cain was recently “burdened” with a reputation of being bold, fearless and caring for his men, but that is not how he sees himself.

The book could have been give Not sure I am being fair in the stars given since I actually enjoyed the book. He is welcomed by the officers, and the colonel even seems pleased to see him, which should have been a warning. The universe of Warhammer 40k is a terrible place, but Sandy Ciapha manages to create compelling human characters and makes me care about them.

Unfortunately, news of the crime has already spread, and word comes in that there is rioting in the streets between pro-Tau and anti-xenos extremists.