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There are psykers, blanks, Chaos, Inquisitors Let me assure you that the praise I will be giving this series is in respect to other tie in novels looking at disenhorn Star WarsI know full well that this is not going to appeal to literature snobs. This story surprised me in a few ways.

The real judge of character is what good a man can do before he is drawn too far. Warhammer originated in the 80s as a fantastical spin off from other tabletop miniature games that are typically called historical miniature games think Napoleon or the world wars.

Dec 24, Paul rated it it was amazing Shelves: As he explained in February to the Backwards Compatible podcast:. Because artificial intelligence has been outlawed as an abomination against the God Emperor, and so these Geiger-esque machine men are the answer.

Eisenhorn (Series)

Also, he feels it would cause a bit of an inconvenience paperwork-wise with the local government. That’s not to suggest the path of the Radical is easy. So please excuse me as I’m aware I’m not going into in-depth into the plot line, talking about planets and weapons and blah blah blah.

The books are all named after the three major orders of the Inquisition, Ordo Xenos; Ordo Malleus and Ordo Hereticus and the general theme of each book echoes its title. Eisenhorn is a great pulp sci-fi novel really a collection of three books, squeezed into one series, with two short stories between the three sections that make it up and well worth the read, which will be quick and engrossing if you are into two things: Trivia About Eisenhorn Eisenh There are explosions, plenty of deaths and battles with Chaos Marines, daemons and even a Titan!


Aug 04, Andrew Bass rated it it was amazing. The one page introduction of the universe at the beginning of the eiisenhorn will suffice as all the knowledge you need to tear into this one. Then over the course of the three books he starts to change and grow.

So with that in mind I decided to give the novels of the Black Library, the publishing arm of Games Workshop, a chance.

Inquisitor Eisenhorn is a great character because he really manages to convince you EISENHORN is a series I kind esenhorn regret I bought in omnibus edition because it’s all blurred into one story for me and I can’t really review it as a single work.

His dogged approach to the job pushes him out of his puritanical ways as he must ‘know thy enemy’ in order to be able to fight it. S Anyway, this omnibus was like eating into a rich layered cake.

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This will be one of those books that you might read more than once and enjoy each time. I have my own opinion. Many players who are now introduced to the game seem to think that the sky really is falling. I will say upfront that in my list of favorite characters in science fiction, Eisenhorn is on that list. Paperbackpages. Well, you probably have Warhammer to thank for that.

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Consider this quote from the intro: Take the time to read this volume if you like science fiction, mystery, adventure and military fiction. One of the shots left a woman near dead, twitching in agony. This leads to a fun little exposition moment where Gregor again talks directly to the reader. I generally do not like thrillers, but still found myself soaking up the story of Inquisitor Eisenhorn’s adventures through the universe of Warhammer 40k’s more civilized well, for Warhammer locales as he battl Eisenhorn is a great pulp sci-fi novel really a collection of three books, squeezed into one series, with two short stories between the three sections that make it up and well worth the read, which will be quick and engrossing if you are into two things: I recommend it to anyone who enjoys sci-fi in eisenuorn.


I would gladly ignore one life in agony if I could save a hundred, a thousand, more. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The story starts by portraying Eisenhorn as something of a progressive Inqui I love the Warhammer 40, universe.

First the story begins ninety eight years after the events of Xenoswhich is a pretty big time jump and somewhere in the middle one of the crew members have died but not much is said of that particular event. I eissenhorn I am late to the party, the Inquisitor novels are old as publication standards go, but after suffering through some pretty crap Black Library novels, when you read the good stuff eiwenhorn is like finding Sting in a pile of rusted shit.

All of this is to the good, so why the 3 stars? I’ve just not got the time to go back and pick that up, sorry: I have a lot of issues with Black Library, but their audiobook quality is not one of them. Gregor is, effectively, a private detective.

A superior authored tale of trology 41st millenium. Since the Imperium’s history and lore is crutial to the storyline, as well as are the events of Eisenhorn and his associates’ lives, it is important to be reminded how all these numerous figures interconnect and click together to form such an expansive and intricate account of a hero’s rise and fall, his greatest achievements and his unfortunate undoing.

The next read and the third read the following year, I grasped a lot more information about how the Warmhammer characters were portrayed.