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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His eighth Ciaiphas Cain novel’s been published. Blood of Iax Warhammer 40, By: Yet even in his deathless state, the Emperor continues his eternal vigilance. Its still grim dark, but its narrator is a sarcastic wit who despite being all for himself nevertheless stumbles into heroism.

But when the alien ambassador is murdered and the situation quickly spirals out of control, Cain and his new regiment find themselves in the middle of a war. 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. The best example of humor not working in the 40K universe is the mere existence of the orks.

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For the Emperor Warhammer 40, By: The truth perhaps lies somewhere in between and depends entirely upon whom you ask It also describes the first time Cain meets Amberley Vail, an agent of the Ordo Xenos, and the Valhallan regiment he spends most of his career with.

This new series recounts the adventures and exploits of Ciaphas Cain as he tries to fake and smooth talk his way out of what he thinks are dangerous and life-threatening tne. Commissar Ciapas Cain has a formidable reputation: By Sandy Mitchell, available here or in omnibus form here.

Through the conquest of the main character, Thhe Cain, the most basic human characteristics forced their ways into our minds without any covering. But just as they are descending into the undercity, they receive word that the PDF has rebelled, attacking Guard and Tau alike.

The foundation laid down in For the Emperor by Sandy Mitchell shows that bigger and better things await those who have the patience to stick with Ciaphas Cain.

The universe of Warhammer 40k is a terrible place, but Sandy Mitchell manages to create compelling human characters and makes me care about them.

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cai Knowledge of the universe is very much assumed. They share a few minutes of conversation, and a dance around the room, before the footman announces the arrival of the Tau ambassador. However, what I did like was how relatable it made the Empire and the 40k universe in comparison to some of its more ‘grimdark’ brothers on the bookshelf. For The Emperor, as an introduction to both 40k and the character of Cain is pretty solid, but I think the emperorr falls short in this one.


A Gaunt’s Ghosts Omnibus Paperback. Also, no spoilers in post titles. The reluctant hero born again!

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With a grand sense of humor and never taking itself too seriously, the first book of the Caiphas Cain series injects much needed emperog into the otherwise gloomy, archaic and somewhat stilted 40k universe.

Jonathan Keeble, Matthew Hunt Length: You may transcribe the text, however, and we request that you cite the book it came from. Saviour of the Imperium Ciaphas Cain. A Gaunt’s Ghosts Omnibus. It’s well written, ciaphaa. On an Imperial outpost world on the fringes of tau space, the renowned Commissar Ciaphas Cain and his fractious regiment of Valhallan Guardnewly created from the remnants of two devastated units, find themselves in the middle of a war.

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Jurgen is less of a character in his own right but a character that is there to support Cain and give caiphas character development.

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