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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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Everything you’d expect with a dirty hero! Whatever you conclude him to be: The only way out would be to rally them and fight back to Imperial-held territories.

The techpriests present claim that have found strange hieroglyphs on the walls of tunnels nearby as well as a strange metallic spider. Even better than the last compendium.

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Hero of the Imperium. The Emperor’s Finest Novel. There are rumours of evil in this insignificant backwater mining colony and Cain is nominated to investigate mysterious events down in the mines.

The Imperial hero returns in a second set cizphas tongue-in-cheek memoirs relating his greatest victories against savage greenskins, monstrous Tyranids and the greatest Chaos invasion in ten thousand years… The legendary Commissar Ciaphas Cain, lauded as one of the great heroes of the Imperium, finds himself thrust onto the battlefield again. In actuality, the melta gun does not use cartridge-based charges, nor, given its slow rate of fire, would it eject several casings in a matter of seconds.


Cain’s past is shrouded in mystery. And in funny and heartening ways. For example he seems to absolutely adore the word ‘lugubrious’. Books by Sandy Mitchell.

Set up a giveaway. Cain, losing his two primary fingers on his right hand, chooses to leap through the portal instead of face certain death by the Necrons. Keane rated it really liked it Jun 08, Please try again later. On a tour of inspection on an aquatic world, in a sector uncomfortably close to Tau space, Cain and Jurgen take full advantage of the Governor ‘s hospitality and conduct most of their tour from his luxurious submersible yacht – until a group of pro-Tau terrorists strike.

And there are still stranger forces, and they appear to have Cain in their sights.

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There’s nothing really new here, but that’s just fine. Other books in this series. The second Ciaphas Cain Omnibus is at least as good as the last one.

It will not disappoint. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Cover illustration for Saviour of the Imperium More books from this author: Saviour of the Imperium in Confronted with the powers of Chaos and hordes of alien foes, our intrepid Co The legendary Commissar Ciaphas Cain, lauded as one of the great heroes of the Imperium, finds himself thrust onto the battlefield again.

This editor is revealed over the course of the first account to be Inquisitor Amberley Vail of the Ordo Xenos, Cain’s long-time collaborator and herself a prominent figure in the accounts. Read more Read less.

Nov 14, Richard dfender it really liked it. Mar 30, Peter Smith rated it it was amazing. The situation is exacerbated by his habitual lying; so ipmerium a dissembler is he that even nearby telepaths felt no urge to distrust him when he lied in their presence. 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. Deciding for once that he would choose a menial mission instead of be assigned a lethal one, Cain, leaving Jurgen behind to handle office affairs, is sent to rendezvous with a Reclaimers battle barge in the Interitus system with the eventual destination the Viridian System.


This one took me a long time to read, which I did in segments starting more than a year ago. There is plenty of 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.

Censored by the Inquisition, of course. Inquisitor Vail believes albeit with a certain amount of irony that it is precisely this quality that has made him such an effective leader and agent of the Imperium.

The exceptions have been imperiuum novelisation of episodes from the high tech thriller series Bugs, for which he also worked as a scriptwriter under his o Sandy Mitchell is a pseudonym of Alex Stewart, who has been a full-time writer since the mid nineteen eighties.

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Ciaphas Cain: Defender of the Imperium

To Serve the Emperor: July Learn how and when to remove this template message. Ciaphas Cain first appeared in the short story Fight or Flightand the subsequent novels and stories follow his career, through the time of his retirement from active service to teach at a Schola Progenium.

Unfortunately, he discovers that life with an artillery regiment in the Imperial Guard is not always just about sitting a half a continent away from the enemy and pounding them with shellfire

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