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.
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Gathered later at the camp, the attack comes, Wraiths and Necron Warriors pouring out of the walls and tunnels, whereupon escaping with Killian into the tunnels, Cain evades death. Flying refender into a crevasse in the planet, Killian and Cain land at the Mechanicus research camp.
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I’ve purchased this and the first omnibus and they were an excellent read. A Gaunt’s Ghosts Omnibus. Cain has to survive moulding anew this reconsolidated fighting force and their christening by fire on Gravalaxa backwater planet that has come under the sway of vain radical Tau race.
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Ciaphas Cain first appeared in the short story Fight or Flightand the subsequent novels and stories follow his career, through the time of his retirement from active service to teach at imperoum Schola Progenium.
After being forced to board an escape shuttle to survive a disastrous space battle with ambushing Orkish invaders that damages the troopship he is in, Cain is reported dead in the gunfire and confusion.
Every book is highly entertaining and fun, really fun. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Cover illustration for Impeium of the Imperium Since these covers also portray Cain in various heroic poses, and in the thick of the action, many readers take this artwork as a deliberate joke on Cain’s public image as a hero of the Imperium, in contrast to how he describes himself in his memoirs. Cain stumbles in to trouble while trying his best to keep impedium of it just to be praised as an even greater hero.
For instance, in For the Emperorthe first full-length Cain novel, Cain refers in passing to the First Siege of Perliawhich earned him much of his unwanted notoriety, but this event is not depicted in any detail until Death or Glorythe fourth novel. Another error can be found on Langley’s cover illustration for Caves of Iceon which Jurgen is shown firing his weapon of choice, a melta gunbut the weapon is shown ejecting shell casings, as if it is a bolt gun or other projectile-based weapon.
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The novels and short stories purport to be extracts from “The Cain Archive ,” a private memoir written by Cain and subsequently edited by his close associate, Ordo Xenos Inquisitor Amberley Vailfor circulation to her fellow Ordo members, though not to the general public.
The first novel in the omnibus is the best book in all of the Warhammer 40K and the horus heresy books.
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. There is plenty of action, plenty of coaphas, and plenty of humor as the reader is hurtled along Sandy Mitchell’ If you like military science fiction, look this up.
But the 13th Black Crusade of Abaddon the Despoiler has broken out, and Cain and his cadets are called into service. Jun 13, Mary Catelli rated it it was amazing Shelves: After some time they come to a chamber of machinery or in green light, which Killian is enraptured by, only for a squad of battle damaged Necrons to appear out of a Warp Portal at one end of the chamber.
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.
On the planet of Slawkenberg, under attack by the myriad forces of ChaosCain has an encounter with a Slaaneshi priestess and cult leader Emeli Duboir. Mischance lands him and his aide Jurgen the middle of the continent thoroughly infested with orks, with a scattered handful of tattered Imperial forces and enslaved civilians. Ciaphas Cain is definitely one of my favorite characters.
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Like Horatio Hornblower, only Army. Books by Sandy Mitchell. List of Ciaphas Cain characters.
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