Tag Archives: Gav Thorpe

Master of the First by Gav Thorpe / The Long Night by Aaron Dembski-Bowden – Audio Drama Review [Bellarius]

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With the Horus Heresy still in full swing, Bellarius steps back to offer his opinion on an older duology sadly overlooked by far too many fans.

“A solid combination of stories, offering some very interesting twists in the usual loyalist/traitor dynamic.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Asurman: Hand of Asuryan by Gav Thorpe – Book Review [Bellarius]

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Sticking to the website’s wheelhouse, Bellarius delves into the latest novels focusing upon the Phoenix Lords, Gav Thorpe’s Asurman: Hand of Asuryan.

“Another case where fantastic lore, concepts and plans are brought to bear, but they fail to fully overcome weak characterisation and a problematic narrative.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

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

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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.

Kayvaan Shrike: Shadow Stalker by Gav Thorpe – Short Story Review [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk takes a look at one of the recently released micro-shorts from Black Library as part of their themed Advent Calendar. This is also the tenth review in his Advent Review series and you can check out the full list here.

“A cool little snapshot featuring one of my favourite 40k characters.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Honour to the Dead by Gav Thrope – Audio Drama Review [Bellarius]

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With one more Horus Heresy audio drama having hit the shelves, Bellarius takes a look at what worked with Gav Thorpe’s writing and what failed.

“Honour this series by spending your money on something better.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

The Crown of The Conqueror by Gav Thorpe – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk reviews the second novel in Gav Thorpe’s swords-and-sandal fantasy series from Angry Robot Books.

“A solid and thrilling read from start to finish with lots of great twists and turns that builds on all the successes of the first book and none of the disappointments. This one is just as much a must read as The Crown of The Blood .” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Path of the Seer by Gav Thorpe – Book Review [Bellarius]

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Bellarius sees how the second installment of Gav Thorpe’s Path of the Eldar holds up to analysis.

“A step backwards for every one forwards” – The Founding Fields

Corax: Soulforge by Gav Thorpe – Limited Edition Review [Lord of the Night]

A fantastic cover, Corax has never looked better. And the matte-black underneath is just gorgeous.

Lord of the Night reviews the latest of Black Library’s Limited Edition Novellas range, the Horus Heresy novella Corax: Soulforge by Gav Thorpe.

“An enjoyable return for Corax and the Raven Guard, and a very good stand-alone adventure for both.” – The Founding Fields

Corax: Soulforge by Gav Thorpe – Book Review [Bellarius]

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With the return of the Raven Guard, Bellarius examines the strengths and weaknesses of Corax: Soulforge

“Corax’s return leaves much to be desired” – The Founding Fields

Ravenwing by Gav Thorpe – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk reviews the first book in the Legacy of Caliban trilogy, penned by Black Library’s resident Dark Angels expert.

“A worthy successor to the classic Dark Angels tale, Angels of Darkness, this book furthers the plots and events of that novel and presents a really intriguing look into the chapter from the perspectives of the specialist warriors of the Ravenwing.” ~The Founding Fields