Category Archives: Book Reviews or Thoughts

Not a Review: Flight of the Eisenstein by James Swallow

Spoilers ahead. Things I found of note in the book: P.108. The Death Guard ritual of drinking poison with Mortarion. They refuse to call it a ritual, but in a similar way to the Mournival and their water/moon ritual it seems that the Emperor’s attempts to stamp out ritual and religion have been insufficient, even […]

Warhammer 30K, 40K and Horus Heresy Books

Horus Rising – Read False Gods – Read Galaxy in Flames – Read The Flight of the Eisenstein – Read Fulgrim Descent of Angels Legion – Read Battle for the Abyss Mechanicum Tales of Heresy Fallen Angels A Thousand Sons Nemesis The First Heretic Prospero Burns Age of Darkness The Outcast Dead Deliverance Lost – […]

Not a review: Thoughts on Dark Imperium by Guy Haley

Spoilers ahead. I enjoyed this novel – Guilliman’s fish-out-of-water act allows for some fascinating in-lore examination of the practices of the grimdark Imperium – he’s freaked out by cherubs amongst other things. P. 314 – what are the Irradial Whorls on the Primaris hands? P.340 – Void whales! Who’d have thought. The description of the […]

Not a review: Thoughts on Old Earth by Nick Kyne – Horus Heresy Book 47

Spoilers ahead. Page numbers are from the e-book. This book is an interesting one compared to some in the Heresy series – it’s such a footnote compared to, say, Betrayal at Calth. Vulkan’s journey really is meaningful for himself and for anyone who has an interest in learning more about the Salamanders, and the same […]

Not a review: Thoughts on Horus Heresy Legion (Book 7) by Dan Abnett

Spoilers ahead. Well written – I enjoyed it. Dan Abnett writes some good stuff and it was certainly a bit of a rollercoaster ride not knowing what was going to happen. Interesting that the Imperial Army in this novel use low level psykers in their ranks – while the Librarians were disbanded. I’d be curious […]

Not a review: Thoughts on Titandeath (Horus Heresy Book 53) by Guy Haley

So, up to book 53 of the Horus Heresy series. Here are my post-read thoughts – not a review of Titandeath, more musings brought on by the read. Spoilers ahead. I enjoyed reading the book – the concept of how Legio Solara came to be is a breath of fresh air in the very heavily […]