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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A heavy cargo dirigible filled with promethium is heading for the city on a suicide run. The Valhallan th is part of the deployment, along with its increasingly legendary commissar, Ciaphas Cain, hero of the Imperium.

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Not as fast as other books in my opinion and after reading 6 books by him I must say that my favourite one was also the smaller one. Not as humorous as the previous four Cain novels, but no less enjoyable as the mounting tension present from the soon to be arriving ‘nids mixes well with the chemistry Cain exhibits with Amberley Vail, Jurgen, and other well-developed characters. Mitchell is great at describing the action which is the cornerstone of any Warhammer 40, novel, and is also solid at handling horror and drama as well as the traditional black humour of the books.

Duty Calls

He has written science fiction and fantasy, television scripts, comics, and gaming material. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Life is not easy for the commissar who knows that once you have a reputation, you have to maintain it, and his reputation is that of a hero of the Imperium. Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab Add to Watch list.


With a rioting populace, aliens on the rampage, and the Inquisition poking their noses everywhere, how can the wily commissar ever find the easy life he prefers?

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

John rated it liked it Jul 16, Sunday, 20 March Ciaphas Cain: In earnest of his intentions, Killian takes Cain and Jurgen to view the Shadowlight, ciaphsa Metheius’s latest laboratory within the convent itself. It felt a little rushed at the end but can still good stuff.

Please enter up to 7 characters for the postcode. Kasteen mentions that the PDF unit were from Gavarrone, where the Sororitas convent is located, and Canoness Eglantine was positive that they were genestealer-free. This item will be sent through the Global Shipping Programme and includes international tracking. 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.

Mass Market Paperbackpages. Cain asks that they be checked out anyway. Add to basket. 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.


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. Elsewhere the book suffers from perhaps a tad too much reliance on the Ciaphas Cain formula – Cain is bluff and cowardly but emerges a hero, whilst Jurgen and his melta gun and psi-inhibiting abilities save the day more than once – as well as a sense of plot overload.

Oct 22, Carlos Arsenio Garcia rated it liked it. Preview — Duty Calls by Sandy Mitchell. Part of the great lure of this line of books is Cain’s reluctance to clals the heroic leader and yet somehow escaping long odds of survival and coming out smelling like a White Rose. We may receive commission if your application for credit is successful.

Although not surprising, the overall structure was very similar to the previous novels, and even dialog from Cain felt quite repititive. I like the Cain series in general, and it’s always a treat when Amberley shows up.

Ciaphas Cain 5Warhammer 40, Mar 27, Andrew rated it liked it. 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. Good thing I always like all that.

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