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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He has also written a plethora of short stories, including ‘The Last Man’ in the Sabbat Worlds anthology, along with several novels caun in the Warhammer World. My one complaint is that the ending of the last book felt very quite rushed, but that didn’t diminish it at all. See all 23 reviews. Another great entry in the Warhammer 40k thr and the Ciaphas Cain saga. A real joy for anyone who read through the first book and the subject of a recent rereading–thus the more recent date on this one.
I’ve almost given up on the 40K universe with its immensely purple prose and steroid-driven fatalism. Jun 10, Jordan rated it liked it Shelves: Mar 30, Adam O’Grady rated it it was ok.
Cover illustration for Caves of Ice by Clint Langley. A coward who inadvertently saves the day, and slowly becomes the hero he pretends to be.
Later at a ball, Cain’s reputatation is enhanced further by Divas who states that if Cain had not uncovered the infestation in the brothel then every regiment would eventually be infested and the war lost. Because it’s just no fun reading page after page of tactics and battle reports, and how Cain’s tactics are working.
The Imperial hero returns in a second set of tongue-in-cheek memoirs relating his ciapbas victories against savage greenskins, monstrous Tyranids and the greatest Chaos invasion in ten thousand years… The legendary Commissar Ciaphas Cain, lauded as one of the great heroes of the Imperium, finds himself thrust onto the battlefield again.
Action, adventure, ipmerium — and great fun. Confronted with the powers of Chaos and hordes of alien foes, our intrepid Commissar seeks to sidestep danger and talk his way out of trouble.
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Ciaphas Cain: Defender of the Imperium
The first three novels, as well as the short stories Fight refender FlightEchoes of the Tomb and The Beguilingwere collected into a single omnibus entitled Defejder Cain: Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.
His hobbies include the martial arts of Aikido and Iaido, miniature wargaming, role-playing games, and pottering about on the family allotment. Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love. Cain is retired and living on Perlia, the planet he defended in Death or Glorywhere he teaches at a Schola Progenium.
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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.
Cover illustration for Death or Glory by Clint Langley. He is only saved from her embrace by Jurgen’s psychic null field. There is plenty of action, plenty of intrigue, and plenty of humor as the reader is hurtled along Sandy Mitchell’s stories. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Funny, tragic at times, a little bit of romance, really well done.
On closer inspection Cain’s instinct is to run.
Personal tools Log in Request account. It’s the same recipe as earlier Cain stories: Languages Italiano Edit links. 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.
Before Cain can transfer he is invited down to the surface to advise on military matters. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.
Saviour of the Imperium in 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. Apart from both miniatures and roleplaying gaming his hobbies include the martial arts of Aikido and Iaido, and pottering about the family allotment.
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One person found this helpful. Cain wants nothing more than to keep out of trouble and get to the other side of his commission in one piece, but the war-torn 41st millennium has other ideas. Welcome to Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum!
After being forced to board an escape shuttle to survive a disastrous space battle with oof Orkish invaders that damages the troopship he is in, Cain is reported dead in the gunfire and confusion.
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.
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The Cain stories are more enjoyable when he is with the Valhallans. No trivia or quizzes yet.