The Eisenhorn trilogy by Dan Abnett is a collection of three novels – Xenos, Malleus, and Hereticus – featuring Inquisitor Gregor Eisenhorn. A later omnibus. Eisenhorn is a series of novels and short stories by Dan Abnett, following the adventures of Inquisitor Gregor Eisenhorn. It originally debuted in alongside. Dan Abnett has been writing comics and novels since the mids. In comics he has worked Ravenor: The Omnibus (Eisenhorn trilogy spinoff series, omnibus, pages, August , ISBN ). Ravenor (hardcover,

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Dec 22, Stuart rated it really liked it Shelves: Watching them was interesting, but not super exciting. Well sign me up to the Schola, call the black ships, I could be an Inquisitor because I think I can decipher that code. Abnett writes characters with great vision and depth, is able to create an expressive world in single lines and importantly for a novel constantly snowballing to greater action and excitement knows when to ramp it up, hold it back or deliver a knockout punch.

Abnett is an amazing writer. Eisenhorn novels are known to have set a precedents when introducing certain fluff into the universe, this is something Dan Abnett excels at.

I know there is another set of trilogy featuring Ravenor and thought he would play a bigger part in the story but didn’t expect him to be taken out so quickly.

Now, the blurb for Xenos is rather generic, and I could easily use that excuse to go through the entire book. All three books contained and the two short stories were a first person narrative of Eisenhorn, a inquisitor who searchers for influences of Chaos though the galaxy. The Gaunt’s series is amazing, if you have read those and not been pissed off every time DA kills off a character you are not reading it right. All three books of the Eisenhorn trilogy along with two short stories and Eisenhorn’s case book and compendium are included in one big volume No other characters from the game appear, but the types of characters in the game — ArbitersRogue TradersDeathwatch Space Marinessavants, Mechanicum Magi and so on, are featured as key characters in the series.


I am happy I did. He’s no hack, but eisenhonr are a few elements of daan style that drove me bonkers.

Si hay una saga y un personaje imprescindible en lo que al universo de Warhammer The story starts by portraying Eisenhorn as something of a progressive Eisenorn I love the Warhammer 40, universe. Certain short stories intersect with these series:. I’m not going to dissect individual stories or start cutting into the ‘fluff’ or lore of 40K.

Review quote “‘Abnett is the gold standard. I’ve just abjett got the time to go back and pick that up, sorry: I’ve read the book in the deep voice that in my mind belongs to Eisenhorn. Aug 04, Andrew Bass rated it it was amazing.

The characters are so real, even t This is the first book published by Black Library that I ever read. A academic for eiswnhorn if you will, he is a character I can relate to in the sense of seeking complex problems and solving them. There are psykers, abneht, Chaos, Inquisitors This despite the fact his enemies are Inquisitors who, themselves, have fallen from the path of grace due to their desire to use the power of Chaos against itself.

Eisenhorn (Novel Series) – Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum

Abnett dodged that scathing bullet from me with grace and aplomb. Many players who are now introduced to the game seem to think that the sky really is falling. And I guess that’s why the book sold me. Third, however, Abnett is not a silly writer, and despite the pace it is a smart set of novels. Retrieved 15 September Plenty of problem solving and a plot that has you thinking about those many detective programs you’ve watched eusenhorn the BBC. I wish I found this series earlier! Why have they built a gun the size of a planet?

This was kind of an experiment. These are questions that have plagued scholars and military leaders for as long as scholars and military leaders have existed, but they’re still worth exploring, and Abnett does so brilliantly.


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He has also co-authored a number of titles and frequent collaborators include Andy Lanning and Ian Edginton. First of all, the world works. Includes all three novels, plus two linking short stories, “Backcloth for a Crown Additional” and “The Curiosity”, in one must-have package.

Dan Abnett Talks The Magos”. Over the course of the novels, Eisenhorn loses almost all his friends and allies by not only using the tools of Chaos to fight and defeat Chaos, but by becoming blind to eosenhorn danger of using them – seen in the sisenhorn of his relationship to and ultimate dependence upon the daemonhost Cherubael. I will say upfront that in my list of favorite characters in science fiction, Eisenhorn is on that list.

Talk about doing a It is, eisfnhorn lack of a better word, stupid. For more totally unjustified snark, check out my review blog here! We see him struggle with his choices and the decisions over the use of the tainted knowledge. If I had gotten to the end of Ravenor and not be assured there was more to come I may have ordered an Exterminatus on Nottingham. That’s not to suggest the path of the Radical is easy.

At no point did I get bored. If eisehorn like science fiction, particularly fan technology blended with mysticism and religion, I can’t recommend this one highly enough. How enjoyable would this series be to someone who knows nothing about Warhammer?

You really care about what happens. Feb 04, Darrel Altmann rated it it was amazing. This novel, narrated in the first person by Bequin, is set in the s. But, instead, 40 year old me read this book, and while still entertained, my mind wasn’t blown.