Tag Archives: Black Library

Silver Skulls: Portents by Sarah Cawkwell – Book Review [Bellarius]

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Turning to a very back-to-basics novel, Bellarius sees what is in store for the Silver Skulls with Portents.

“Another great novel to inspire fans to build chapters and further the setting, all the while providing some truly engaging bolter porn.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

The Eternal Crusader by Guy Haley – Novella Review [Bellarius]

Eternal_Crusader

Looking into an older novella release, Bellarius gives his thoughts on the brilliant but flawed Eternal Crusader by Guy Haley:

“While sparks of brilliance show through, Eternal Crusader is sadly held back by the desire to tie into the larger universe than be its own work.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields.

Grey Knights: Sons of Titan by David Annandale – Book Review [Bellarius]

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Bellarius looks at the latest Grey Knights release, giving a few thoughts on Sons of Titan by David Annandale.

“An unfortunate disappointment with a few gems sprinkled in.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Pariah by Dan Abnett – Book Review [Bellarius]

Pariah

Running a few months late with this one, Bellarius gives his initial thoughts upon the end of Dan Abnett’s trilogy of trilogies, starting with Pariah.

“Hit and miss throughout, your enjoyment of this one will ultimately depend upon what you expect, and how much you value the masterpieces it’s built upon.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields.

Ahriman: Sorcerer by John French – Book Review [Bellarius]

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After a break between books, Bellarius returns to John French’s Ahriman series, looking into its second installment.

“Proving that the Thousand Sons are one of the best ways to explore Chaos, Ahriman remains one of the most underrated hits Black Library has seen in years.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

The Gates of Azyr – Novella Review [Bellarius]

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With the world starting over, Bellarius gives his opinion on the first novel about the Age of Sigmar, where armies clash about The Gates of Azyr.

“Reasonable action, entertaining ideas, but hardly the best entery point into this new universe.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Deathfire by Nick Kyme – Book Review [Bellarius]

Deathfire

Bellarius looks into the long awaited latest novel in the Horus Heresy series, and finds it wanting.

“Mundane navel gazing with some of the most boring bolter porn ever put onto paper.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Valedor by Guy Haley – Book Review [Bellarius]

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With the release of its paperback edition, Bellarius gives a brief analysis of Valedor by Guy Haley.

“A surprise success, notably flawed throughout but still retaining one of the best depictions of Craftworld Eldar to date.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Mordheim: Ulli & Marquand by Gav Thorpe, Gordon Rennie, Paul Jeacock, Karl Kopinski & Mike Perkins – Novella Review [Bellarius]

Ulli-and-Marquand-Mordheim

Delving into Black Library’s archives once more, Bellarius brings forth the complete collection of Mordheim: Ulli and Marquand for this week’s review.

“Essential reading for anyone wanting to stage a Mordheim campaign or see the considerably less stony faced nature of the Old World” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields.

Alone by Joe Parrino – Audio Drama Review [Bellarius]

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Looking into another of the Black Library’s audio dramas, Bellarius details the strengths and weaknesses of Alone by Joe Parrino.

“One of the single best examples of Space Marine horror to date” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields