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Unfortunately, his unwanted reputation for heroism follows him wherever he goes, together with the risk of imminent death.

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The calling-card of these books is the humour, and Mitchell does a great job of subtly highlighting the inherent lunacy of the WH40K universe without ripping it to pieces and undermining the integrity of the setting. Through the conquest of the main character, Ciaphas Cain, the most basic human characteristics forced their ways into our minds without any covering.

Hero of the Imperium omnibus, which opens with the ” Fight or Flight ” where Cain first appeared, when Mitchell thought he was a one-story enperor. 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 tne more invaluable in keeping him alive.

To view it, click here. Genestealersinfiltrating the population and trying to throw it into anarchy and make the planet easy emmperor for an incoming Hive Fleet. It is a good Warhammer 40k adventure. The story cracks along at a fair old pace and characterisation of both Cain and his fellow troopers not to mention Inquisitor Veil, whom we meet as both a character in the book and also as the memoir’s editor is nicely-done.

If you are wanting to read this, I suggest bookmarking the Warhammer wiki I’ve kind of found the same thing with Death or Glory, which I picked up after making this thread – after he escaped the drop pod empeorr just kept going on and on about orc attacks and being lost alone with Jurgen, who I think many readers would prefer tragically died already and was replaced with someone who like, speaks and experiences emotions.


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But it threatens to dive again when the captain of the ship demands that the worst of the rioters be tried for murder and shot. You have been warned. 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.

As the Imperial Guard struggle to contain worldwide civil insurrection, can the wily Commisar Cain identify the real villian before the planet is lost to the Imperium forever? It follows the story of Commissar Ciaphas Cain and the new infantry units he has been attached to.

Shit either crashes or blows up. I’ll be reading the next in the series in the hopes that now the main elements have been introduced that it’ll feel less chaotic, and as a result, that more time can be spent on substance.

One is a female regiment, one is a male regiment, and each believe themselves better than the other.

Trivia About For The Emperor. Lists with This Book. It’s definitely clear that she thinks most of his claims of cowardice aren’t actually deserved.

The th was a rear-echelon all-female regiment, while the st was a battle-hardened all-male one. He is caught in lies throughout the footnotes, making it seem that Cain may perhaps be exaggerating his own cowardliness There are orks or chaos or nids with a chaos or nids infestation.

This helps to build a better view of foe is going on within a larger scale, as well as helping her to not break Cain’s first person pov. Pay the Imperial Tithe.

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Cwin sure if that’s a tough competition Want to Read saving…. Nov 21, Thiago Marchetti rated it liked it. 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 Foe.


Some time later, after he had the chance to socialize, the singer introduces herself. While Cain tries to aim Jurgen’s dropped hellgun at the Governor, Amberley drops him with a poisoned dart from a digital needler concealed in her ring.

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I’m in a similar position as OP; I really liked the idea of a satirical look on the world of 40k through a cynical character tbe liked For The Emperor well enough, but couldn’t finish the second novel because of the rather repetitive writing. Please don’t use this as a platform to promote your blog, crowdfunding, ror anything of the ilk.

This book was fantastic! Most of the books go like this: Any insights would be much appreciated: That said, I had a tremendous time with Abnett’s books and much prefer tales of the more fragile and diverse Imperial Guard.

It’s told as an excerpt from Cain’s own personal files, found after his death and edited by another character, who inserts quotations from other works to explain contex Can, I think, only be found in print in the Ciaphas Cain: As ffor as supporting characters go, Jurgen is a plot important character in every book in the series but in the whole series has almost no character development, little personality and quite often turns up to save the day. Log in or sign up in seconds.