Sandy Mitchell «Duty Calls». It is the ‘Ciaphas Cain, regimental Commissar, th Valhallan. My aide ‘Ciaphas Cain,’ I said automatically. I gestured in. Duty Calls (Ciaphas Cain) [Sandy Mitchell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. While assisting local forces quell widespread civil disorder. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Sandy Mitchell is a pseudonym for British author Alex Duty Calls (Ciaphas Cain Book 5) – Kindle edition by Sandy Mitchell. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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As they are about to embark for the meeting, another terrorist act is unleashed.

Pauli rated it really liked it Nov 09, Take a look at our Returning an item help page for more details. In one cxlls the buildings they find ciaphws secret lab almost identical to the one on Perlia, likewise empty. Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. During this tense waiting period, Cain almost falls victim to another assassination attempt, this time from a swarm of servo-skulls armed with bolters.

Duty Calls by Sandy Mitchell

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Fortunately, Grifen’s squad arrives in a Chimera, which unceremoniously flattens the Lictor beneath its treads. Cain privately curses the impulse that got him out of bed, but gamely agrees to do so. It’s been a while since I’ve posted a review. Sandy keeps the writing interesting, though not always fresh. Jurgen smells, Cain would’ve “gladly waked into the Eye of Terror” or whatever if he “knew what was coming,” Amberly adds filler, etc.

A firefight erupts, which turns into a standoff. If you are new to this This item will be sent through the Global Shipping Programme and includes international tracking.

Extracts from various sources elaborate that, while Cain is unconscious, a fleet from the Imperial Navy arrives in orbit and starts punishing the Tyranids’ Hive Ships.


As Killian blithely prattles on about the innocent people he has been forced to sacrifice, Cain realizes that the Inquisitor is not quite sane. It took me a while to get through this one, but it was mostly because I have been reading other things, not a reflection of the book, which was excellent. The native population is confined to a series of thousands of plateaus ranging high above the surface, on which can be found the whole range of Imperial environments, from pastoral farmlands to enormous hive cities.

Duty Calls by Sandy Mitchell. Cain’s first impulse is to hide, but there is nowhere to go: The good news is that we are reunited with the Valhallans th and also with Inquisitor Amberley Veil and her retinue of demented allies.

A planet-wide insurrection has broken out on Periremunda, necessitating the deployment of the Imperial Guard to the planet to help crush it.

They have little idea what the artifact does, but must assume it’s incredibly dangerous. As the Valhallans try without success to disable the lifter’s engines, Cain has a flash of inspiration: We may receive commission if your application for credit is successful. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international postage and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc.

Duty Calls (Warhammer 40, : Ciaphas Cain, book 5) by Sandy Mitchell

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As a result some elements are under-developed. Although not surprising, the overall structure was very similar to the previous novels, and even dialog from Cain felt quite repititive. Reviewed in the omnibus Ciaphas Cain: We’re featuring millions of dutj reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

From what Cain has read, the Periremunda uprising is unusually tenacious and well-organized, not to mention unexpected on a planet that has been, until recently, peaceful and prosperous. Cain quails at the thought that, thanks to his sudden fame among Periremundans, some “halfwit insurrectionists” might think that killing him could actually cripple the Guard’s operations. Add caphas Watch list. Saviour of the Imperium Sandy Mitchell. The Mechanicus and the Ordo Xenos have been running a joint project on Perlia for decades, researching an ancient xenos artifact discovered when the dam was first excavated — and by “ancient,” she means older than Mankind ‘s presence in the Galaxy.


You’re covered by the eBay Money Back Guarantee if you receive an item that is not as described in the listing. Cain promises Amberley and Lazurus that he will ciwphas Zyvan’s intelligence analysts to re-sift their data for signs of this cult. No sooner has he done so than his unit of choice — Sulla ‘s — get called to action to Aceralbaterra, a lush jungle plateaux filled with enough livestock to provide the Tyranids with a feast.

After “clearing up” the site of the attack with an incendiary grenade, Vail reunites with the rest of her retinue, who likewise escaped after cleansing a primary genestealer nest beneath the city. This is certainly a fine addition to the Ciaphas Cain series.

Duty Calls

Anyway, ‘Duty Calls’ is another entertaining addition to Sandy Mitchell’s Ciaphas Cain series, callw the exploits and accidental heroism of the reluctant protagonist.

When Cain is barely well enough to rise from his bunk, the first thing he does is demand an investigation into the PDF unit that fired on him; he isn’t convinced it was an accident. Sandy Mitchell is a pseudonym of Alex Stewart, who has been a full-time writer since the mid nineteen eighties.