Tag Archives: Warhammer 40k

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

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 Beast Arises: I Am Slaughter by Dan Abnett – Book Review [Bellarius]

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With the start of a new saga, Bellarius sees what Dan Abnett has to offer with I Am Slaughter:

“A solid start but an extremely rushed ending speaks for itself.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields.

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

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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.

Horus Heresy: Macragge’s Honour by Dan Abnett & Neil Roberts – Comicbook Review [Bellarius]

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Returning to the Horus Heresy, Bellarius weighs the best and worst of Dan Abnett and Neil Roberts’ Macragge’s Honour.

“Shallow and short but still somewhat entertaining.” – 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

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

Deathfire by Nick Kyme – Book Review [Bellarius]

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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

Devouerer by Joe Parrino – Novella Review [Bellarius]

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With another Black Library release in his hands, Bellarius focuses upon the larger problems dominating Joe Parrino’s Devourer, and its wasted potential.

“Sadly a textbook example of how much conflict and focus upon violence can drown out good world-building.” – 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