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Its almost too much that he tries to dodge action at every chapter, meaning he ends in even more action. He professes to be an opportunist and a coward, hiding behind said reputation to get as far away from action as possible.
For the Emperor (Warhammer 40, : Ciaphas Cain, book 1) by Sandy Mitchell
Any insights would be much appreciated: The two parties are able to broker a temporary alliance, and continue on together. Posts featuring self-promotion will be removed. Mitchell has written Cain as a reluctant, yet extremely ego-driven and opportunistic character who finds himself in the middle of a war on Gravalax.
Cain is a self serving man and always more interested in saving his own skin than anything else. The exceptions have been a novelisation of episodes from the high tech thriller series Bugs, for which he also worked as a scriptwriter under his own name, some Warhammer roleplaying game material, and a scattering of short stories and magazine articles.
Her eyes were the hazy blue of a far horizon, and seemed to transfix me whenever I looked in her direction.
His adventures so far seem to consist of being dragged about and forced to do what is ordinarily expected of him as a “hero” and to that end he sounds more lazy than anything else. Posts containing novel excerpts must be supported by at cqin a paragraph describing flr this moment is important, be it a grand revelation in the lore or a critical turning point in a character design. Failure to do so may result in investigation by the Inquisition.
It was first published in Apr 24, Andrew rated it liked it. The book takes the form of his memoirs, in which he reveals that his heroic acts are mostly being in the right place or empror place from his point of view at the right time.
Cain himself thinks he is a cowardly, blustering braggart who is the first to dive for cover or beat a retreat when the firing starts, and this is how he comes across in these novels his unofficial memoirs, with wry commentary from Inquisitor Amberley Veil and occasional extracts from other documents to add context.
Dec 07, Mikhail rated it it was amazing. Jurgen is less of a character in his own right but a character that is there to support Cain and give him character development. As I mentioned above, this is my first Warhammer experience. This one I finished in a few nights, and even though its nice not be dugged down in ages, it could have had some more meat on it.
I adore this book and I adore this series, and I keep coming back to it time and time and time again. Now, I’ve never believed in sentimental nonsense like love cia;has first sight, but I can say without a word of a lie that, even now, after almost a century, I can close my ciaphsa and picture her as she was then, and hear those songs as though she’s still in the same room.
One thing leads to another and soon Cain and his men must solve the mystery that is putting emepror Imperium and the Tau Empire in the path to war. Subreddit Rules Rule 1: With a sinking feeling, Cain realizes that she is “inviting” him along.
I love the next part. Will have to check her writing out. As for the Tau, to general surprise, they are abandoning Gravalax. It’s basically a sci-fi version of Flashman, which is a deserved classic, except I a I adore this book and I adore this series, and I keep coming back to it time and time and time again. Keep telling me about it. I never even suspected Sandy could be used as an abreviation of Alexander. We are told at the beginning that these are his own personal journals found and footnoted by an inquisitor after his death.
Jenit Sulla, and Colonel Regina Kasteen are all ciapbas characters, massively different from each other, and a joy to read about.
The concept of a Flashman-like unreliable narrator recounting blackly comic memoirs of the e Although an admirer of the melting pot of influences that is the W40k setting I find many of the novels to be shallow and predictable, especially the space marine novels.
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Then the trooper goes down, shot in the head by the Genestealer Patriarch: It’s also interesting that Mitchell is, in his own quiet way, one of the more feminist authors to work in what is technically Military-SF.
To be a man in such times is to be one amongst untold billions. Hate speech, trolling, and aggressive behavior will not be tolerated, and may result in a ban. Stumbling onto a genestealernest, Cain and Vail’s party is all but wiped out, and the two of them are separated from Jurgen when a wall collapses on him, apparently killing him.
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. He has to cope with this before they get in sent into battle.
I wanna know how he deals with the refugees, his budding relationship with the sexy tech priest girl, a look into Cain’s past, what he really thinks about a given situation rather than ‘I guess I have to He is the Master of Mankind by the will of the gods, and master of a million worlds by the might of his inexhaustible armies. Hero of the Empire or an egotistical craven who blundered his way to glory? This time, Cain has been assigned to a regiment of Valhallan troopers which has been cobbled together out of two former single-sex units.
Posts containing novel excerpts must be supported by at least a paragraph describing why this moment is important, be it a grand revelation in the lore or a critical turning point in a character design. For a moment they argue over whether he really knows where he’s going, putting him in mind of “a couple of juvies on a disappointing date” — an image so incongruous with their situation that both of them burst into hysterical laughter.
Problems occur from the instant he sets foot on the hangar bay of the Righteous Wrath. The next three are honestly great books with a lot of variety: Log in or sign up in seconds.
For the Emperor
Jan 15, Michael T Bradley rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s well written, light-hearted. Yhe happy, lord General says “damn fine work Cain.
Gradually, the troopers begin to adapt to the change, and morale recovers. And the adventures they go on together are very exciting, intense, and action packed. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Cain steps in and narrowly prevents a firefight, pointing out reasonably that whoever killed the Ambassador is trying to provoke war between the two factions.