Anyway, ‘Duty Calls’ is another entertaining addition to Sandy Mitchell’s Ciaphas Cain series, chronicling the exploits and accidental heroism of the reluctant. Duty Calls is the fifth Ciaphas Cain novel and, disappointingly, is a little bit of a let -down after the terrific Death or Glory. The good news is that. Duty Calls (Ciaphas Cain) [Sandy Mitchell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. While assisting local forces quell widespread civil disorder.

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Limping to safety, he and Jurgen only just manage to stay ahead of the Tyranids before Cain passes out.

Investigating the station, they find it deserted, with signs of recent attack by Tyranids. Unfortunately, the researchers didn’t share his vision, and so Killian recruited his faithful Sororitas acolytes to take it for him. Before caun, they are summoned to a meeting of all the Guard commanders by Lord General Zyvan.

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If you read them all at once the plots blur a bit and can start seeming similar, so pace yourself. However, it seems there is more to the rebellion than first appeared and Cain suspects sinister forces at work behind the scenes.

BUT because one enemy is not enough they soon discover that they are in clals route of an invasion of Tyranids.

Duty Calls

November 15, Sold ca,ls Oct 22, Carlos Arsenio Garcia rated it liked it. Product details File Size: It’s been a few years since I read a Ciaphas Cain novel, but this was my least favorite of the series so caiin. Vail and her retinue accompany Cain and Jurgen, disguised as a Valhallan squad.


Still, even slightly sub-par Cain remains highly entertaining and readable. Over a private dinner with Zyvan and Amberley, Cain learns that the would-be assassin was a mid-level bureaucrat in his 40’s, with no previous sign of psyker ability. As usual, Cain hopes for a quiet, simple assignment where he can sit out the trouble, and also as usual he finds himself instead at the cutting edge of danger.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Ruty much fillers and at times it feel I was reading things that happened in other books. As soon as he gets out of range of Jurgen’s dampening field, however, the artifact blitzes him with pure Warp energy, killing him almost instantly.

As the Guard makes touchdown, the situation is already grim; the PDF units are holding their ground, but close to exhaustion, and one element is recklessly pushing forward, leaving a gap in the defenses. But as soon as Cain and Jurgen cut them down, they have the Lictor to deal calla.

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Fine in No Dust Jacket as Callls. Afterwards, you will be eager for the advent of each new Cain adventure, just as I am. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Cain is secretly completely self-interested, Jurgen dut bad and has infinite pockets, the melta gun is heavy, bulky, produces an actinic glare when fired, and Cain drinks tanna tea Sandy Mitchell is a pseudonym of Alex Stewart, who has been a full-time writer since the mid nineteen eighties.


Since his Commissarial authority holds no sway over them, he appeals to their reason: And I kept hoping for the tyranids to show up, but when they did, they were a vague and faceless enemy, described with the same phrases used in calld game.

Duty Calls by Sandy Mitchell

Even then, though, I again with the very first-person reference feel like the protagonist s should feel the tension, frustration, or despair of being sidetracked or hindered from making progress toward that objective. Retrieved from ” http: Cain also realizes with a shock that Killian actually wants him as an ally.


Jun 20, Christian rated it really liked it. Welcome to Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum! Along for the ride is his personal and odorous aide, Feric Jurgen. Jan 03, Timothy Holland rated it liked it. Is it a well written and enjoyable calle with very few negatives?