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Review – Pariah by Dan Abnett

Review – Pariah by Dan Abnett In the city of Queen Mab, nothing is quite as it seems. Pariah, spy and Inquisitorial agent, Alizebeth Bequin is all of these things and yet none of them. An enigma, even to herself, she is caught between Inquisitors Gregor Eisenhorn and Gideon Ravenor, former allies now enemies who are playing a shadow...
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Review: Fear to Tread by James Swallow

Review: Fear to Tread by James Swallow Since the earliest days of the Great Crusade, Sanguinius – angelic primarch of the IXth Legion – was ever among the closest and most loyal of Horus’s brothers. But the Blood Angels have long kept their true nature hidden from the rest of the Imperium, and when the Warmaster hints that the key to their...
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Review: Chosen of Khorne by Anthony Reynolds

Review: Chosen of Khorne by Anthony Reynolds Deep within the Eye of Terror, the followers of the blood god Khorne war amongst themselves to win their patron’s favour, and for the right to lead a new crusade against the Imperium in his name. Argus Brond, berserker champion of the old World Eaters Legion, has called upon his old comrade Kharn for...
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Review: Perfection by Nick Kyme

Review: Perfection by Nick Kyme Under siege from Chaos Space Marines of the Emperor’s Children, survival for the world of Vardask looks bleak. Matters worsen with the arrival of the World Eaters of Khorne, but when the Champions of Slaanesh are slowly murdered in mysterious circumstances the enmity of the rival warbands threatens to turn...
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Review: Secret Weapon Miniatures Hollow Blanks Bases

Review: Secret Weapon Miniatures Hollow Blanks Bases So right up front I need to state that Secret Weapon Miniatures is obviously a sponsor of The Independent Characters. I would add that one of the things we decided at The IC’s, when we decided to take on sponsorship, was that we wouldn’t accept sponsoship from any company that didn’t...
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Review: Micro Art Studio – Barracks & Watchtower

Review: Micro Art Studio – Barracks & Watchtower Our local store, Game Kastle, carries some Micro Art Studio terrain pieces. I had seen the Barracks Terrain there and I went back and forth on buying it. I finally decided I was going to head down there and purchase it. Of course by the time I had decided to pull the trigger on the purchase, someone had...
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Review: Butchers Nails by Aaron Dembski-Bowden

Review: Butchers Nails by Aaron Dembski-Bowden Butchers Nails by Aaron Dembski-Bowden is the latest Audio Drama to be released by The Black Library. This time we take a slight step back in time for the Horus Heresy series. This story is taking place just prior to The Word Bearers invasion of Calth. Angrons and Lorgars fleets are making their way closer...
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Review: Kraken by Chris Wraight

Review: Kraken by Chris Wraight If there is one thing that Chris Wraight has proven that he can do well, it is write exciting Space Wolf stories! In his previous Space Marine Battles Book, Battle of The Fang, we saw Space Wolves at war with The Thousand Sons on a massive scale. Krakken is a much shorter story, in fact it’s sold as...
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Review: Wrath of Iron by Chris Wraight

Review: Wrath of Iron by Chris Wraight “My lord Fulgrim beheaded the Gorgon. Did you know that? I have seen his head. It is still screaming.” Wrath of Iron, the latest Space Marine Battles Novel by author Chris Wraight is unlike any of the other Space Marine Battles books I have read before it. Usually, once I finish reading a Black...
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Review: Phalanx by Ben Counter

Review: Phalanx by Ben Counter One of the first Warhammer 40k books I read was the Soul Drinkers Omnibus. The premise sounded fascinating. Here was a story describing the fall of a Space Marine Chapter to Chaos. Or at least that was what I thought the story was going to be about. What it ultimately entailed was the story of a Chapter of...
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Review: The Emperor’s Gift by Aaron Dembski-Bowden

Review: The Emperor’s Gift by Aaron Dembski-Bowden ‘Now there’s a name worthy of a saga or two. Will you live long enough to hear them, knight?’ Aaron Dembski-Bowdens latest release, The Emperor’s Gift is a very different book than I am used to from Warhammer 40k fiction. The first thing o…ne notices is that the book is hard covered....
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Review: Cadian Blood by Aaron Dembski-Bowden

Review: Cadian Blood by Aaron Dembski-Bowden “This is our one last chance to stand together before we die how we knew we always would – in service to Cadia and the God-Emperor.” – Captain Thade of The Cadian 88th Can Aaron Dembski-Bowden do no wrong? This is an older book by the aut…hor, but Cadian Blood is a fantastic...
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Review: Void Stalker by Aaron Dembski-Bowden

Review: Void Stalker by Aaron Dembski-Bowden “Let’s end this,” he said. “I was bored of being alive, anyway.” – Cyrion of First Claw I have just finished reading an advanced copy of Aaron Dembski-Bowdens, Void Stalker, and I can tell you that come this May, you are in for a treat of …epic proportions! For...
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