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Inquisitor Ravenor and his followers investigate a daemonic conspiracy that stretches across space and time in three classic novels by Dan Abnett. READ IT. Ravenor [Dan Abnett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The first novel in the Ravenor trilogy, the follow-up to Dan Abnett’s immensely. Ravenor: The Omnibus [Dan Abnett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In the war-torn future of the 41st millennium, the Inquisition fights a.

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Zael – A boy, about 14 years old, addicted to flects when he first appears. Wystan Frauka – An ‘Untouchable’, a man with the latent ability to block out psychic activity. Oct agnett, Doomsnake Nestrobber rated it it was amazing. I enjoyed the attention to detail in how things functioned, from the grandiosely grotesque societies of 41st millenium from richest to poorest, to the governm This sprawling collection is probably best read in one full sweep, as the stories are interconnected and the dramatic tension builds through the earlier novels.

Ravenor (Novel Series) – Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum

Exciting and interesting view of the more investigative side of the 41st millennium, Ravenor has tons of interesting locations, great characters, and suitably gory 40k action. The Best Books of Since I’ve read the Eisenhorn trilogy, it’s inevitable that I compare Ravenor’s story to that of his former mentor’s, and I have to say, I think I like Gregor Eisenhorn more than Ravenor – at least, in terms of his narrative voice.

Most of the first half or more of the omnibus focuses on more human elements doing things for more human reasons. Feb 21, Christian rated it really liked it. Most 40k books I’ve come across have been stories of one dimensional warriors with huge guns fighting endless battles, but Abnett inserts two things often missing, plots and characters.


Big, chain-smoking and disliked by pretty much everyone in part because of his psychic blankness. Well worth the read. They blend together to give his settings a real verisimilitude and his characters some life. But once the introductions are made the story picks up speed the race begins to reach the action filled conclusion.

After The Atrocity on Thracia Primaris capital letters, not to be confused with any other atrocityRavenor was reduced to pulp.

It still worked very well for me – I’ll definitely be trying more Dan Abnett books after I wrap up this series. Jan 11, Sven Mysterioso rated it it was amazing.

Unlike the Eisenhorn books, this is an ensemble cast rather than a single tightly-focused first person POV. That’s not this book’s fault.

Much of the 40K world is grey, but there’s shades of silver here and there. To his credit Abnett doesn’t create stereotypes of anyone, hero or villain. Other than that, excellent!

Ravenor Series

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In Ravenor Rogue, Sholto describes himself using the word ‘Squat’, leading to the conclusion that Sholto is related to the old Warhammer 40, race, the Squats.

Now, encased in a life support sytem that keeps him alive but forever cuts him off from the physical world, Ravenor utilises his formidable mental powers to continue his investigations and thwart the machinations of C Title: A lot of boring action sequences towards the end I just skimmed through, and Ravenor himself seems like a cypher even in his own book. Maybe I just missed a few pieces of information, and no one else feels that things were a little loose for the first half or more.


Alexander ‘s Lovat, easily my two favorite fantastical, gritty cities in spec fic. You knew what he knew, you suspected what he suspected. The large cast of characters are distinctive, sympathetic, frustrating and all too human. For about 5 pages.

I think this book was fantastic on a number of levels. Jul 11, Brett Bricker rated it it was amazing. I know many readers prefer Mr. Retrieved from ” https: However the immense amount of description does sometimes bore the reader and feels as though it is not necessary and the story itself may go on without it.

Ravenor Returned (Novel) – Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum

Story-wise i would prefer Eisenhorn too as i preferred to watch Eisenhorn struggling to keep to the path of the purists while the powers of the warp kept tempting him. Ravenor was a member of the Imperial Inquisition and part of the Ordo Xenos, tasked with keeping humanity safe from unwanted alien influences. The book s are great, really a lot of fun. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Now before you get angry with my two star review or pass this book up, remember a two star review means I found this book only O. But I wasn’t really up to that kind of science fiction. I never disliked Ravenor, but always had a hard time getting into his stories after Eisenhorn.

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