Inquisitor Eisenhorn investigates the infernal workings of Chaos and gets drawn into a terrible conspiracy in the complete trilogy from Dan Abnett. READ IT. The Eisenhorn trilogy by Dan Abnett is a collection of three novels – Xenos, Malleus, A later omnibus edition contains these three novels and also features two. Eisenhorn by Dan Abnett, , available at Book I actually originally read “Xenos”, the first novel in the trilogy, as a stand alone.
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Personaggi molto ben strutturati, ognu Mistery, azione, thriller, fantasy ed horror in un oscuro futuro distopico da incubo. Oct 21, Ryan Lynd rated it it was amazing Shelves: Published January 1st by Games Workshop first published December 16th It is just a great story that unfolds it’s characters and information without any expectation of prior knowledge, unlike some other 40K I have subsequently read.
After giving some time to reflect on these stories, I came to the conclusion that Eisenhorn is the Jack Bauer of the 41st millennium. Some of the books, even now, are little more than advertisements for the latest little plastic men that Games Workshop has produced.
They love them some grittiness!
I have a vague memory of hanging out with some friends in elementary school as they rolled some dice and moved around some painted science fiction themed miniatures on a pool table. S Anyway, this omnibus was like eating into a rich layered cake. Before I get into the details of each story, I must say that this omnibus is an absolutely amazing and exciting piece of work.
I’d suggest not covering this tome in cream by the way, it won’t make it any more, digestible. Between the first and second book of Eisenhorn there is a significant time jump and I found it incrediably jarring, I even put the book down for a week but it is none the less well worth the read. By the third, I was forcing myself to finish up and not throw it in the bin.
For some reason, the Eisenhorn trilogy is only available as an omnibus edition at this point, and contains the three books: So many crazy ideas. Jan 07, Angela rated it it was amazing. Overall, I really like the Eisenhorn series.
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In the end, they matter ALOT. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. You paint little men and then roll dice to see how much damage their little guns do to the other army of little painted men.
But, instead, 40 year old me read this book, and while still entertained, my mind wasn’t blown. No using chaos powers to hunt chaos. It’s also interesting to see more of the bureaucracy behind the Imperial Navy, Inquisition, and Imperial Guard. The books are all named after the three major orders of the Inquisition, Ordo Xenos; Ordo Malleus and Ordo Hereticus and the general theme of each book echoes its title. Eisenhorn is a series of novels and short stories by Dan Abnettfollowing the adventures of Inquisitor Gregor Eisenhorn.
This is the kind of story which involves a massive treasure hunt with a severed head, the battle against a much revered Inquisitor who believes he can end the war against chaos but is clearly insaneand how a righteous man who believes in the Emperor over the use of evil powers is probably the worst person you can have on your team.
Eisdnhorn characters are what make this whole series for me. Now, while I know that this might be “sci-fi fluffiness”, that’s why it has it’s own anbett.
Eisenhorn (Novel Series) – Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum
Trivia About Eisenhorn Eisenh Live through the politics of the Don’t let the Warhammer connection put you off, this is a great scifi novel – one of my all-time favourites; lovely distopias, great characterisation, a dose of politics, and a solid plot.
Phipps rated it really liked it Shelves: Decisamente consigliato per chi adora la letteratura fantastica. Forget the power of technology and science, for so much has been forgotten, never to be re-learned. The series was intially released as three novels with intermediary short stories; however the series is internally dated, and the following list puts the Eisenhorn texts in chronological order all dates are drawn from the texts themselves:. A sad but satisfying ending that fits well with the grim dark future setting of the 40k universe.
Certain short stories intersect with these series:. No other characters from the game appear, but the types of characters in the game — ArbitersRogue TradersDeathwatch Space Marinessavants, Mechanicum Magi and so on, are featured as key characters in the series.