The legendary Commissar Ciaphas Cain, lauded as one of the great heroes of the Imperium, finds himself thrust onto the battlefield again. Cain wants nothing. The Ciaphas Cain series are Dark Comedy/Action-Adventure novels written by a second omnibus entitled Ciaphas Cain: Defender of the Imperium in Ciaphas Cain: Defender of the Imperium by Sandy Mitchell, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
|Published (Last):||2 November 2016|
|PDF File Size:||19.23 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||17.59 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.
Ciaphas Cain: Defender of the Imperium by Sandy Mitchell
Because it’s just no fun reading page after page of tactics and battle reports, and how Cain’s tactics are working. The series has many similarities with the Flashman series of books by George MacDonald Fraserin both style and content. Cain, having observed the tendency of many members of the Commissariat to fall victim to “accidental” friendly fireprefers to lead by example and encouragement instead of fear, and has gained a reputation for charismatic leadership, self-effacing heroism and concern for the common trooper.
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 o Sandy Mitchell is a pseudonym of Alex Stewart, who has been a full-time writer since the mid nineteen eighties.
Other books in this series. Reading the first omnibus first might be wise, but there are no major spoilers. The first book in the trio was probably one of my favorites as Cain cobbles together an army to fight orks while trying to flee to safety.
Ciaphas Cain: Defender of the Imperium : Sandy Mitchell :
Awakening the mob of infected, Cain and company retreat to the local enforcers headquarters where they hole up under assault from the horde who manages to break in. There is plenty of action, plenty of intrigue, and plenty of humor as the reader is hurtled along Sandy Mitchell’ If you ciiaphas military science fiction, look this up.
There is plenty iperium action, plenty of intrigue, and plenty of humor as the reader is hurtled along Sandy Mitchell’s stories.
Price may vary by retailer. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. He is aided in these exploits by his martial skill, which is quite significant, as demonstrated by his ability to temporarily stalemate a Chaos Space Marine in melee with his chainsword.
Mar 08, Tzurky rated it it was amazing. Cain is the most amazing character in all of WH 40K. Get to Know Us.
Commissars are charged with maintaining the morale and loyalty of Imperial troops, an important matter when one considers the horrific odds and staggering casualties of the “grim dark future” of the WH40K setting.
To ask other readers questions about Ciaphas Cainplease sign up. Having to deal with Orks on the surface, unseen horrors in the dark depths of the planet and the freezing temperature of the planet itself that seem to try to strangle the life out of the commissar while only boosting the morale of his Valhallans, Cain must once again make his way through another adventure of bowel-clenching terror.
Read Ciaphas Cain: Defender of the Imperium (Warhammer 40000 Omnibus) Pdf
The closest to doing so would probably be Amberley Vail, not only due to her stewardship of his memoirs but through over a century of both professional and romantic entanglement. Trivia About Ciaphas Cain: M41 to brigade headquarters for becoming a Hero of the Imperium and having his talents wasted on a backwater artillery regiment Valhallan 12th Field ArtilleryCain finds himself thrown caib ever more dangerous situations ghe to the staff officers and his dashing reputation.
If possible, actually better than the first volume.
Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. This omnibus contains the fourth through sixth books of Ciaphas Cain. English Choose a language for shopping.
Jun 26, Nick rated it it was amazing. Defender of the Imperium in Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! To Serve the Emperor: Cover illustration for Dead in the Water Seller gets 5 stars for being prompt and condition of book.
The author has stated that the character of Cain was inspired by both Harry Flashman and Edmund Blackadder.
I love this books like its twin omnibus. Confronted with the powers of Chaos and hordes of alien foes, defendder intrepid Commissar seeks to sidestep danger and talk his way out of trouble.
Published December 9th by Games Workshop first published This collection is just as enjoyable as the first one.
Confronted with the powers of Chaos and hordes of alien foes, our intrepid Co The legendary Commissar Ciaphas Cain, lauded as one of the great heroes of the Imperium, finds himself thrust onto the battlefield again. Saviour of the Imperium Ciaphas Cain.