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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And yet it is the least of all evils in the 40k universe, and is thus worthy of preservation!

Ciaphas Cain: Defender of the Imperium : Sandy Mitchell :

Whatever you conclude him to be: I really wanted to like this. The situation is exacerbated by his habitual lying; so accomplished a dissembler is he that even nearby telepaths felt no urge to distrust him when he lied in their presence. There was however slight damage to the book between the cover and it’s spine. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways imperiuj order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract imperiun followers and customers.

In addition, there are several encounters referred to by Cain in passing, such as being held prisoner in a Dark Eldar Reaver citadel, successfully escaping from a Chaos Dreadnoughtand being recalled to service during the later Tyrannic Wars.

Sure, lots of people die and there’s much blood and mayhem, but Cain’s world-weary cynicism is a bit of welcome fresh yhe.

Ciaphas Cain (Novel Series) – Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum

Mischance lands him and his aide Jurgen the middle of viaphas continent thoroughly infested with orks, with miperium scattered handful of tattered Imperial forces and enslaved civilians. Reading the first omnibus first might be wise, but there are no major spoilers. Jurgen is a great bodyman for Cain, and a great everyman character.


Cover illustration for Hero of the Imperium by Clint Langley. They succeed in killing the governor and are intent on steering the ship on a suicidal collision course with the Imperial fleet in orbit. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

Ciaphas Cain: Defender of the Imperium

Every book is highly entertaining and fun, really fun. Set up a giveaway. Sandy Mitchell is the author of a long-running series of Warhammer 40, novels about the hero of the Imperium, Commissar Ciaphas Cain.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Must redeem within 90 days. Unlike another cxin Cain omnibus “Hero of the Imperium”, which describes his adventures with the th Valhallansthis one portrays Cain as more of a hero than a rogue.

On the planet of Slawkenberg, under attack by the myriad forces of ChaosCain has an encounter with a Slaaneshi priestess and cult leader Emeli Duboir. He lives and works in Cambridge. Log in and join the community. Commissar Ciaphas Cain is among my favorite fictional characters. Fight or Flight Short Story.

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Ciaphas Cain

Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today! The Magos’ target is Interitus Prime, a dead world which has something of archeotech interest to them. Hero of the Imperium, Defender of the Imperium collects the second set of three books in the series along with some extra short stories and further flesh out the adventures of the intrepid Commissar Ciaphas Imperoum.


The series has many similarities with the Flashman series of books by George MacDonald Fraserin both style and content.

Old Soldiers Never Dffender Novella. Cain has to survive moulding anew this reconsolidated fighting force and their christening by fire on Gravalaxa backwater planet that has come under the sway of the radical Tau race.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Customers who bought this item also bought. Commissars are charged with maintaining the morale and loyalty of Imperial troops, an important matter when one considers the horrific odds and staggering casualties of the “grim dark future” of the WH40K setting.

Sandy Mitchell has made sci-fi a better place with Ciaphas Cain. If you like military science fiction, look this up. There is plenty imperiumm action, plenty of intrigue, and plenty of humor as the reader is hurtled along Sandy Mitchell’ If you like military science fiction, look this up. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Free eBook offer available to NEW subscribers only.