Blood Pact (Gaunt’s Ghosts) [Abnett Dan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Gaunt and his men are his men are drawn into a web of intrigue . Blood Pact by Dan Abnett, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. , This article is about the novel; for the Chaos cult, see Blood Pact. Blood Pact is the twelfth novel in the Gaunt’s Ghosts series by Dan Abnett.

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Gaunt’s Ghosts

Not only that, but Dan Abnett is a writer who has a flair for characterisation and action, a trait that should be both applauded and envied. Lord-General Noches Sturm, the disgraced senior officer relieved of command during the siege on Vervunhive when caught attempting to desert, is captured by the forces of Chaos while en route to a military tribunal. As enemy psykers work hard to remove the mind-lock, the Imperial forces move quickly to stop Sturm jeopardising the entire Sabbat Worlds Crusade.

Gaunt never lets Jaume on that he remembers Jaume’s father.

Abnett did a pretty fine job of capturing the psychological perspective of the soldier pulled back from the war that is all he’s known for far too long. However, things take a strange turn when Sanian actually does become the host abjett the Saint’s spirit, after Sabbat’s true incarnation perishes in the assault.

Everyone is desparate for a posting Jul 22, S rated it really liked it Shelves: This style changes slightly at points when Nahum Ludd scribes on Hark’s behalf.

BOOK REVIEW: Blood Pact, Dan Abnett – Bell of Lost Souls

There are also elements of Welsh in their language. Read the full review at https: Dan’s Website can be found at www. Varl on Fortis Binary, and Sgt. Being set on Balhaut, a safe world that isn’t too far from the front line, b,ood get to see a city home to the average person and see just how an Imperial World works. Welcome to Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum!


They are usually set on the front line or in the middle of a war with the forces of chaos and the tale they tell is one focused on the situation at hand. This on is called Blood Pact. At the end of the siege of Vervunhive, the megacity is left in ruins and disillusioned citizens of Verghast were given the opportunity to join the Imperial Guard under the Act of Consolation.

Most Tanith men and youths are tattooed with blue ink. Another amazing chapter in the saga of the Gaunt and the Ghosts.

Blood Pact (Novel)

The Ghosts are sent to the Shrineworld Hagia, religious capital of the Sabbat worlds and homeworld of the revered Saint Sabbat herself, to reclaim the holy world from the clutches of Pater Sin and his so-called Infardi.

His opinion of them changed quickly after seeing them in combat. The two most significant drafts of new troops occur in Necropolis and His Last Command.

Fortis Binary is described as a forge-world, a planet-wide factory that fell to Chaos. Bonin also remarks that this tradition wasn’t observed much in Tanith’s final years. I thought the book was good pacr Abnett once again delivered in this series I so very much love.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Even worse, the Inquisition wants to know why Mabbon asked for Gaunt by name. But before the prisoner can speak, the base is attacked by enemy agents, set on killing the prisoner before he can talk. What I particularly liked was the way that Dan Abnett managed to convey the characters to me very quickly and allowed me to become very at ease with them- I found that the story flowed even better because of it.


An enemy prisoner — one of the deadly Blood Pact — wants to betray his masters, but he will only talk to Colonel-Commissar Ibram Gaunt.

Feb 06, Mhoram rated it really liked it. The assault on the water-gate is repelled when the traitors open the floodgates and flush the Tanith out; however, Sergeant Cluggan leads a successful attack on the sanitation outfalls, creating a breach for the armoured assault.

Fan they attempt to secure the fortress, the Ghosts make numerous discoveries. However, it was good to get back in touch with some of the characters.

Blood Pact : Dan Abnett :

A short story titled In Remembrance directly follows the siege of Vervunhive, and is included in The Founding the first Omnibus. The Chaos armada bombarded Tanith from orbit, and deployed ground troops to kill whatever the shelling missed. A” – SFX I was impressed by how he was a master of battle sequences, and still could create ambiguous three-dimensional characters forced to deal with moral dilemmasA” – Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist Abnett is the Warmaster as far as I’m concerned!

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