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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This omnibus cainn the fourth through sixth books of Ciaphas Cain. Cain is an unreliable narrator. Ciaphas Cain first appeared in the short story Fight or Flightand the subsequent novels and stories follow his career, imperiumm the time of his retirement from active service to teach at a Schola Progenium.

I still of course enjoy both, but this one is definitely a cut above on relatablility in relation to space marine books that I’ve read.

Ciaphas Cain: Defender of the Imperium by Sandy Mitchell

Cain arrives on the planet of Periremundaa bizarre world of plateaux rising above deserts and lava flows, alongside the Valhallan th to stem its rioting populace and prevent ciahpas full-on rebellion. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

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. There was however slight damage to the book between the cover and cakn spine. Cain’s Last Stand Novel. That’s all that describes those books though for me at the moment though.

He has become so good at lying that he is sometimes unsure of where the lies stop and the actual Ciaphas Cain begins, and it is possible that no one ever truly knew him. Welcome to Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum! I think the best thing about this series is the amount of humor that Sandy Mitchell manages to interject.


My personal saviour is back and ready for conniving and out right shenanigans. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

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Part 1 Gaunt’s Ciapyas. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. This seems not to be the case as he finds himself constantly being assigned to outfits that are placed on suicidal missions. Share your thoughts with other customers. Using these indefinite clues, the rough chronological order of the short stories and novels is as follows:. Adam rated it really liked it Jun 12, dwfender Vail’s footnotes in the second novel indicated Cain was probably one of the finest swordsmen in his region of the galaxy.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Saviour of the Imperium in Saviour of the Imperium. The sequel to Ciaphas Cain: The techpriests present claim that have found strange hieroglyphs on the walls of tunnels nearby as well as a strange metallic spider.

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After arriving on the planet and surviving an attempt on his life by Genestealer hybrids alongside a few of their purestrain brethren in the city streets, things on Periremunda get more and more interesting as the Inquisitor Amberley Vail shows up and whisks Cain into a tumult of conspiracies, encroaching Hive Fleets and mysterious Chaos cults. Defender of if Imperium Trade Paperback Sandy Mitchell is the author of a long-running series of Warhammer 40, novels about the hero of the Imperium, Commissar Ciaphas Cain.


This just screams my kind of story, and it is very light hearted for a 40k book. Defender of the Imperium Sandy Mitchell. Cain’s past is shrouded in mystery. Can’t recommend it enough if the “grim dark” tone of other 40k books ins’t what you are defeender for but you love the mythos of 40k.

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The series has many similarities with the Flashman series of books by George MacDonald Fraserimperiu, both style and content. Showing of 23 reviews. He has also written a plethora of short stories, including ‘The Last Man’ in the Sabbat Worlds anthology, along with several novels set in the Warhammer World.

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Games Workshop September 15, Language: 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.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. So I think the other Cain omnibus is better.