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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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Sunday, 20 March Ciaphas Cain: Not as fast as other books in my opinion and after reading 6 boo This is the fifth book I read from Sandy Mitchell and Commissar Ciaphas Cain and his fateful sidekick Jurgen.

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Derrick Rice rated it it was amazing Jan 03, It was a fun read. Marvin Reichart rated it it was amazing Mar 20, Killian envisions creating an army of these psykers, powerful enough to storm the Eye of Terror and purge the forces of Chaos from the galaxy forever. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The planetary arbitrator goes from being a major character at the start to virtually vanishing altogether, whilst Cain’s ideological clash between his pragmatism and the Sisters’ idealism is never developed to its full potential.

Once again, Cain slashes his way across the galaxy in search of a cosy, out of the way office only to be rudely disturbed by a hive of Tyranids on the surface and darker evil lurking around the corner.


Afterwards, you will be eager for the advent of each new Cain adventure, just as I am. Scott R rated it really liked it Jul 17, Jun 13, Mary Catelli rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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. Product details File Size: Cain privately curses the impulse that got him out of bed, but gamely agrees to do so.

And what is the interest of the Inquisition, which seems to be a very active interest? 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. When the commissar is reunited with Inquisitor Amberley Vail it seems his fears are realised. It is rife with assassination attempts, subterfuge, betrayal, and plenty of well-crafted battle scenes.

He has just enough time to wonder what’s gone wrong before Cain decapitates him. 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. Seeing the news reports on Cain’s heroism, Killian has concluded that Cain is either the one man who can stop him, or the one man who can convince the Mechanicus and the Inquisition that he’s actually doing the right thing.

As such, assassins begin coming out of seemingly thin air, proving that Cain’s troops have even more problems in the forms of genestealer hybrids and Psykers.

Caleb rated it liked it Mar 12, Cain also realizes with a shock that Killian actually wants him as an ally. The Mechanicus and Ordo Xenos researchers still hadn’t discovered exactly what it was meant to do, but its side effect is tantalizing enough: Return to Book Page.


Part of the great lure of this line of books is Cain’s re Ciaphas Cain finds himself in the middle of a political and civil skirmish on Periremunda, and discovers an evil scheme designed to bring the wrath of the tyranids to the plateaus of the planet.

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Sandy keeps the writing interesting, though not always fresh.

Since ‘Nids are bred for deception and camouflage, the horrors could be anywhere by now. In response to popular demand from the rest of the Ordo XenosAmberley Cai decides to publish the section calle the Cain Archive dealing with Ciaphas Cain ‘s first adventure as what he often referred to as her “errand boy. Duty Calls, cover art by Clint Langley. As Colonel Kasteen is setting up their headquarters, Cain receives an invitation from the local Arbitrator to share the most current information about the uprising.

Dec 31, John rated it really liked it Shelves: Skip to main content. At the terminal, barely has he launched into his palliative speech when two very bad things happen: Anyway, ‘Duty Calls’ is cajn entertaining addition to Sandy Mitchell’s Ciaphas Cain series, chronicling the exploits and accidental heroism of the reluctant protagonist.

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The Valhallan th is part of the deployment, along with its increasingly legendary commissar, Ciaphas Cain, hero of the Imperium. Every time I hear his name I find myself smiling in memory of some sort of humorous situation he had managed to find himself within. Xalls 25, Cat rated it it was amazing.