Sandy Mitchell «Duty Calls». It is the ‘Ciaphas Cain, regimental Commissar, th Valhallan. My aide ‘Ciaphas Cain,’ I said automatically. I gestured in. Duty Calls (Ciaphas Cain) [Sandy Mitchell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. While assisting local forces quell widespread civil disorder. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Sandy Mitchell is a pseudonym for British author Alex Duty Calls (Ciaphas Cain Book 5) – Kindle edition by Sandy Mitchell. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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The majority of his work as Sandy has been tie-in fiction for Games Workshop’s Warhammer fantasy and Warhammer 40, science fiction lines.

The Wertzone: Ciaphas Cain: Duty Calls by Sandy Mitchell

Feb 26, O’dell rated it it was amazing. Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. This, combined with his several amateurish mistakes, leads Cain to think he manifested his psyker ability late in life — which is unusual, to say the least. Caleb rated it liked it Mar 12, If you have read the last four books you are duuty now used to him Ciaphas and the ciaphaas way of telling stories so you will enjoy this one as well. Pauli rated it really liked it Nov 09, Not only has Cain’s latest “heroism” saved the civilians inside the terminal, but Amberley cheerfully announces that the rogue psykers were from Gavarrone, linking the Chaos cult to that plateau.

Add to Watch list Watching Watch list is full. Please enter up to 7 characters for the postcode. Anyway, ‘Duty Calls’ is another entertaining addition to Sandy Mitchell’s Ciaphas Cain series, chronicling the exploits and accidental heroism of the reluctant protagonist.

Investigating the station, they find it deserted, with signs of recent attack by Tyranids. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

Major Broklaw points out that while insurrections are common in the Imperium, few of them are serious enough to require intervention xiaphas a Guard unit. Dec 31, John rated it really liked it Shelves: Dyty earnest of his intentions, Killian takes Cain and Jurgen to view the Calps, inside Metheius’s latest laboratory within the convent itself. BUT because one enemy is not enough they soon discover that they are in the route of an invasion of Tyranids.


Skip xiaphas main content. Marcus Bickle rated it really liked it Jun 26, During this tense waiting period, Cain almost falls victim to another assassination attempt, this time from a swarm of servo-skulls armed with bolters.

Ciaphhas native population is confined to a series of thousands of plateaus ranging high above the surface, on which can be found the whole range of Imperial environments, from pastoral farmlands to enormous hive cities.

This time, a simple rebellion is revealed to mask a whole number of other threats which Cain and his ever-faithful aide Jurgen have to deal with. With Amberley’s permission, Cain shares the news with Kasteen and Broklaw, while cautioning that it can’t go any ciaphsa. Whilst the book’s main storyline is self-contained, some dangling storylines are picked up from Death or Glory and carried through to the next book in the series, Cain’s Last Standresulting in the sense of bigger events unfolding outside of this one conflict.

Before long, they are summoned to a meeting of all the Guard commanders by Lord General Zyvan. Shaken, Cain decides to leave the regimental headquarters and camp in some more obscure corner, such as with one of the platoons being held in reserve. Back to home page Return to top.

Unfortunately, the researchers didn’t share his vision, and so Killian recruited his faithful Sororitas acolytes to take it for him. It is rife with assassination attempts, subterfuge, betrayal, and plenty of well-crafted battle scenes.

You’ve got Cain and Jurgen in Periremunda to quench a supposedly chaos riot.

I think that most of this story could have been told with pages or something like that. Jun 13, Mary Catelli rated it it was cal,s Shelves: Subject to credit approval. This is a reread after roughly 4 or 5 years.


Duty Calls

With a rioting populace, aliens on the rampage, and the Inquisition poking their noses everywhere, how can the wily commissar ever find the easy life he prefers? Reviewed in the omnibus Ciaphas Cain: Description Postage and payments. Description While assisting local forces quell widespread civil disorder, Commissar Cain and his regiment of Valhallans discover sinister forces are at work behind the scenes.

The first two Ciaphis Cain novels were my It’s been a few years since I read a Ciaphas Cain novel, but this was my least fiaphas of the series so far. Mar 25, Cat rated it it was amazing. As usual, Cain hopes for a quiet, simple assignment where he can sit out the trouble, and also as usual he finds himself instead at the cutting edge of danger.

Caught between the two, Cain decides to charge the psykers, with Jurgen by his side. Email cjaphas friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Fortunately, Grifen’s squad arrives in a Chimera, which unceremoniously flattens the Lictor beneath its treads.

So whilst Duty Calls won’t have you laughing as much as its predecessor, it’s still a solid and readable action-adventure tale, refreshingly short and to the point with a good line in characterisation.

Duty Calls (Warhammer 40, : Ciaphas Cain, book 5) by Sandy Mitchell

Jul 30, Tyler rated it really liked it. Cain also realizes with a shock that Killian actually wants him as an ally.

Everyone has an opinion about what that should be like and opinions are as ubiquitous as …well…as that tasteless comment about how everyone has an anus.