Sandy Mitchell «Duty Calls». It is the ‘Ciaphas Cain, regimental Commissar, th Valhallan. My aide ‘Ciaphas Cain,’ I said automatically. I gestured in. Duty Calls (Ciaphas Cain) [Sandy Mitchell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. While assisting local forces quell widespread civil disorder. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Sandy Mitchell is a pseudonym for British author Alex Duty Calls (Ciaphas Cain Book 5) – Kindle edition by Sandy Mitchell. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
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Major Broklaw points out that while insurrections are common in the Imperium, few of them are serious enough to require intervention by a Guard unit. Still, even slightly sub-par Cain remains highly entertaining and readable.
Since his Commissarial authority holds no sway over them, he appeals to their reason: The native population is confined to a ciaphhas of thousands of plateaus ranging high above the surface, on which can be found the whole range of Imperial environments, from pastoral farmlands to enormous hive cities. John rated it liked it Jul 16, Also cizphas Chaos space Hitler.
The Wertzone: Ciaphas Cain: Duty Calls by Sandy Mitchell
Just as he thinks himself cizphas, a stray frag missile fired by a PDF unit blows the track off their Chimera and Cain receives a nasty concussion. Cain asks that they be checked out anyway. The descriptions of swarming tyranids near the end of the book is frightening, told from Cain’s point of view in an escaping shuttle overhead as he once again dodges the proverbial lascannon.
And all happening while there is a Tyranid invasion going on. Redeem your points Conditions for uk nectar points – opens in a new window or tab.
Other books in the series. May 13, Adam Whitehead rated it really liked it. No trivia or quizzes yet. Duty Calls by Sandy Mitchell. Acutely aware that their entire position will be outflanked if these heroes are not reined in, Cain drives to intercept them in a Chimeraonly to find that they are Battle Sistersdriving into the Tyranid ranks without a thought for their own survival.
See other items More She is hopeful that Cain — already the public face of the Guard on Periremunda — could calm them down.
Pacing, of course, is a personal issue. Jun 13, Mary Catelli rated it it was amazing Shelves: Cain starts to get a bad feeling about their assignment — nothing he can put his finger on, but he has learned to trust his own paranoia.
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This time, a simple rebellion is revealed to mask a whole number of A planet-wide ciaphaas has broken out on Periremunda, necessitating the deployment of the Imperial Guard to the planet to help crush it.
However, the situation turns out to be much more complicated than just some riots and civil unrest. The Valhallan th is part of the deployment, along with its increasingly legendary commissar, Ciaphas Cain, hero of the Imperium. Seeing the mutations on their attackers’ bodies, including extra limbs, Cain swiftly realizes what they are dealing with on Periremunda: An item that has been previously used.
It was a fun read. With her power armour, Amberley acts as rearguard while everyone else boards, but is close to being overwhelmed by hormagaunts. Sure, this is military scifi, but it is military scifi with humor in it; these books are really fun to read. M41the Imperium encountered scattered splinters of the defeated Hive Fleetbut nonetheless allowed itself to think that it had seen the worst of the Tyranid threat. You’ve got Cain and Jurgen in Periremunda to quench a supposedly chaos riot.
Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Not as fast as other books in my opinion and after reading 6 boo This is the fifth book I read from Sandy Mitchell and Commissar Ciaphas Cain and his fateful sidekick Jurgen.
So whilst Duty Calls won’t have you laughing as much as its predecessor, it’s still a solid and readable action-adventure tale, refreshingly short and to the point with a good line in characterisation.
The strategy succeeds in preventing the Tyranids from gaining a foothold, but they still haven’t located the Hive’s digester pools. Feb 10, Johnny rated it liked it Shelves: The item you’ve selected wasn’t added to your basket.
Refresh and try again. Seeing that, Cain abandons subterfuge and yells for Amberley over his vox-bead. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. Once the plot web begins to get sticky too close to the end for my tasteit is well worth reading.
Killian envisions creating an army of these psykers, powerful enough to storm the Eye of Terror and purge the forces of Chaos from the galaxy forever. Other books in this series. Description Postage and payments. Mouse over to zoom – Click to enlarge. Part of the great lure of clls line of books ciahpas Cain’s reluctance to be the heroic leader and yet somehow escaping long odds of survival and coming out smelling like a White Rose.
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Mar 27, Andrew rated it liked it. Good to see Inquisitor Vail come back though, she’s an interesting character. The one thing in their favor is the terrain: Read more about the condition. To their surprise, ciahas signal diverts their shuttle to the convent, where the Sisters inform Cain that “the Inquisitor” is most anxious to meet him.