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Cain and Jurgen are the sweetest pairing. My knowledge of the universe is thus very limited. On the other hand, simply letting the Tau annex the planet would invite them to do the same to other Imperial worlds.

Cain sells himself short though: And when he gets out of it he’s hailed a hero of the Imperium. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. If you can’t get to the point in a few paragraphs, it might not be worth posting. Cain and Vail have to find their way back to the ciphas, relying on Cain’s innate sense of direction in an underground environment.

For the Emperor (Warhammer 40, : Ciaphas Cain, book 1) by Sandy Mitchell

Certainly the book’s conclusion leaves you wanting to read more about Cain and Jurgen and their continuing misadventures. Ready for the next one There are other subreddits for that.

The plot follows Commissar Ciaphas Cain, well known hero of several campaigns; he’s become a legend in his own time and his name opens doors throughout the universe Out of all the 40k books I think this series might be my favorite. Otherwise you will spoil the plot twists of previous books. Not sure I am being fair in the stars given since I actually enjoyed the book. This is my first Warhammer experience, and the intro listed above gives one a much different feeling than what would follow and yes Warhammer fans, I know the Cain series is an oddity in that regard.


Afterwards I think Mitchell gets tired of writing them and they get weaker, so I tend to think of Book 6 as the grand finale. 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. Further good news comes when two of the troopers from their party appear at the tunnel entrance, miraculously alive.

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She was singing old sentimental favourites, like The Night Before You Left and The Love We Shareand even an old cynic like me could appreciate the emotion she put into cwin, and feel that, just this once, the trite words were ringing true. Needless to say I wasn’t very thrilled and they did not live up to xiaphas hype. It’s definitely clear that she thinks most of his claims of cowardice aren’t actually deserved.

Excerpts must also be a “reasonable length”, page long direct copies are not cisphas. Dec 02, Damgaard78 rated it liked it Shelves: Though the romance is minimal it is hinted at early on and given mention as something that both pursue as they get to know each other throughout their lives.

Character presentation is a major strength emperorr Mitchell. A woman who seems to be nothing more than a political hanger-on and courtesan, but whose outward appearance hides a much more dangerous personality.

For the Emperor

With a borrowed Chimerahe and Jurgen extract the Inquisitor’s party under heavy fire from the rebels Shit either crashes or blows up. As far as the rest of humanity is concerned, Ciaphas Cain is a brave, heroic warrior who brings terror to the enemies of mankind and instills valour in the men under his command. Anyway I’ve heard a lot of good things and I really enjoyed the first one, so does the series just go down hill from there, or does the writing pick back up later on in the series vor and if so, which books in your opinion should I start from?


So, to any lover of the Astra Militarum, I suggest you pick up this book.

Of course, Cain is dragged, fkr and screaming, to the middle of said action, and the more he does to avoid it, deeper he gets in it.

Here’s to hoping that Amberley Vail picks the right volume from Cain’s memoirs for us readers to read through. 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 the borders of Tau space.

For those unaware, empror Ciaphas Cain series are written in the format of in-universe edited memoirs, hence why he mentioned “even now, after a century”. Compared to the Ultramarines series books it is a light-hearted adventure told us by a very competent crook.

The book takes the form of his memoirs, in which he reveals that his heroic acts are mostly being in the right place or wrong place from his point of view at the ciaphad time.

Her eyes were the hazy blue of a far horizon, and seemed to transfix me whenever I looked in her direction. A bit more comical touch than most Warhammer books, but after having read so much of Space Marine dra Ciaphas Cain might be my favorite 40K character to date. Community Forum Discord Server. I turned, and found myself falling into dor wide blue eyes of the singer I’d been watching before.