Blood Pact (Gaunt’s Ghosts) [Abnett Dan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Gaunt and his men are his men are drawn into a web of intrigue . Blood Pact by Dan Abnett, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. , This article is about the novel; for the Chaos cult, see Blood Pact. Blood Pact is the twelfth novel in the Gaunt’s Ghosts series by Dan Abnett.

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Book ratings by Goodreads. Innokenti deploys nine specialist assassins to the Civitas Beati under the cover of the invasion. The plot of Blood Pact somewhat mirrors that of Traitor Generalwith Etogaur Mabbon in place of Noches Sturm, but differs with the assassination squad holding the upper hand over their target’s captors. These findings only cause more issues when the Blood Pact attempt to storm Hinzerhaus, and the Ghosts are forced to mount a defence against a superior foe.

Military science fiction novels Warhammer 40, novels Novels by Dan Abnett. The 14th is yet to be published as I write this Jan and I am beginning to wonder about the long delay.

Instead the Ghost’s are kicking their heels on Balhaut, the scene of Gaunt’s first major success back when he was in Commissar with the Hyrkans.

The Ghosts become restless and bored of the lack of action, leading many to commit crime and insubordination. This article da about the novel ; for the Chaos cultsee Blood Pact.

On the regiment’s first battlefield on Blackshard, Hlaine Larkin coins the nickname “Gaunt’s Ghosts”. The parallels between this and Traitor General are — interesting.

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Ultimately, it is one of the Ghost’s most beloved leaders who becomes a martyr in Sabbat’s name, as he gives his life defending her from the final assassin. Following the death of Warmaster Slaydo, a splinter fleet of Chaos slipped past the picket set up by the Imperial Navy thanks to the newly appointed Warmaster Macaroth’s change of tactics.

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Half of the novel follows Dalin’s experiences in basic training and his struggle to survive in the chaos of the battlefield. Early novels imply that the hotshot sniper rifles can fire multiple shots which are more powerful than a standard weapon, although each powercell provides fewer shots than standard.

No trivia or quizzes yet. The books demonstrate a number of chronological errors that disagree with the established timeline. I would also like to point out that Dan Abnett is the master of the 40k car chase. However, Gaunt must also see to the protection of the incarcerated Mabbon, deal with the malcontents within the Tanith First, and cope with personal issues that he never anticipated. However, Blood Pact does feel like a lesser entry in the series. The Jantine shock troops annihilated the Tanith Seventh platoon commanded by Sergeant Blane, but were themselves killed to a man by Gaunt’s allies, the Vitrian Dragoons.

Fortis Binary is described as a forge-world, a planet-wide factory that fell to Chaos.

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And what information does the traitor general know that prompts the enemy abentt openly assault an Imperial stronghold? Varl on Fortis Binary, and Sgt. The Tanith First and Only won a famous victory, but only abett a horrendous cost in lives. The series began as a continuing set of loosely connected short stories in the Black Library magazine Inferno!

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads abett. Camo-cloaks made of the fictional material “cameleoline” are standard. There are also elements of Welsh in their language. On Games Day Germany in Abnett clarified this discrepancy being caused by the psychic influence of Agun Soric, which meddled with the character’s thinking, and made Dalin forget the revealed identity of his father. The Ghosts hear only fragments of the news, and ready bblood. The Tanith First — reinforced with additional troops drawn from Verghast and Belladon — and a trio of veteran Space Marines are sent to neutralise the facility at Salvation’s Reach and gather as much intelligence as possible before they destroy it.


Not being one for tradition this is pretty much exactly what I did. Gaunt and his Ghosts at it again. When Colonel-Commissar Ibram Gaunt was sent to Tanith to abnrtt the founding of these regiments, he was not impressed by the appearance of the men, initially describing them as “a scrawny, scruffy mob of soft-voiced woodsmen”.

Mar 04, Adam Whitehead rated it liked it. Return to Book Page. Now I have to admit, after reading Sabbat Worlds, I was a little worried about this one. Refresh and try again.

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The publication of The Iron Star took the form of a 1,copy limited edition novelette which was only available for purchase at the UK Games Day and the Games Day in Germany. At first it was reading like Traitor General, only it was the exact opposite. In the 8th book, Traitor General, Gaunt and company had to assassinate a general who switched sides. Ibram Gaunt himself becomes increasingly idle and distracted, but remains confident that the Tanith First will return to the front again soon.

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I literally spend nights reading until I finish the book. They use some sort blooc Chaos shroud to keep the city unaware that its under assault. A senior officer of the arch-enemy has been captured, and refuses to speak to anyone but Gaunt.