Sandy Mitchell «Duty Calls». It is the ‘Ciaphas Cain, regimental Commissar, th Valhallan. My aide ‘Ciaphas Cain,’ I said automatically. I gestured in. Duty Calls (Ciaphas Cain) [Sandy Mitchell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. While assisting local forces quell widespread civil disorder. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Sandy Mitchell is a pseudonym for British author Alex Duty Calls (Ciaphas Cain Book 5) – Kindle edition by Sandy Mitchell. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
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Cain’s actions have saved not only the planet’s sole spaceport, but over a million civilians in Darien the capital cityand a local news broadcast lionizes Cain for acting without a thought for his own safety when he would say it was the first, last, and only thing on his mind.
The planetary arbitrator goes from being a major character at the start to virtually vanishing altogether, whilst Cain’s ideological clash between his pragmatism and the Sisters’ idealism is never developed to its full potential. About a year after the Simia Orichalcae debaclethe Valhallan th is redeployed to Periremundawhere an insurrection against Imperial authority is in progress.
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Redeem your points Conditions for uk nectar points – opens in a new window or tab. This item will post to United Statesbut the seller hasn’t specified postage options. Postage cost can’t be calculated. Cain starts to get a bad feeling about their assignment — nothing he can caalls his finger on, but he has learned to trust his own paranoia. So, Amberley summarizes, their liabilities now include genestealers, approaching Tyranids, an ancient xenos artifact in the hands of a rogue, and what now looks like a Chaos cult lifting its head for the first time.
Feb 26, O’dell rated it it was amazing. Will usually dispatch within cia;has working days of receiving cleared payment – opens in a new window or tab. Mitchell has created an interesting world in Periremunda and describes its scenery and geography with gusto. As usual, Cain hopes for a quiet, simple assignment where he can sit out the trouble, and also as usual he finds himself instead at the cutting edge of danger.
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Mar 27, Andrew rated it liked it. Log in and join the community. However, they are dealing with a dearth of military intelligence and that makes things uncertain though, as Nassim Taleb claims in The Black Swansometimes intel creates its own flaws. Maybe, maybe not as he once again, albeit reluctantly, becomes the hero of the day.
Their Arbites escort is all but gone, and it is down to Cain, Jurgen, and a frightened snack seller caught in the crossfire, when a figure in golden power armour emerges from the undercity and dispatches the remaining genestealers.
So whilst Duty Calls won’t have you laughing as much as its predecessor, it’s still a solid and readable action-adventure tale, refreshingly short and to the point with a good line in characterisation. Add to Watch list Watching. Cain, she notes wryly, is already familiar with the scene: A planet-wide insurrection has broken out on Periremunda, necessitating the deployment of the Imperial Guard to the planet to help crush it.
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Get the item you ordered or your money back. Open Preview See a Problem? Pacing, of course, is a personal issue. As usual, Cain hopes for a quiet, simple assignment where he can sit out the trouble, and also as usual he finds himself instead at the cutting edge of danger. Acutely aware that their entire position will be outflanked if these heroes are not reined ruty, Cain drives to intercept them in a Chimeraonly to find that they are Battle Sistersdriving into the Tyranid ranks without a thought for their own survival.
This stops the hive fleet from landing any further reinforcements on the planet, though there are still plenty on the ground already to give the Guard problems.
If you have read the last four books you are by now used to him Ciaphas and the author way of telling stories so you will enjoy this one as well. Accepted, Eligibility dutt PayPal Credit is determined at checkout. Return to Book Page. Scott R rated it really liked it Jul 17, Now, the Ordo and the Mechanicus have joined forces again, to track down the thieves, and their chief suspect is a rogue Magos named Metheius — one of the senior project directors who disappeared along with the artifact.
Lists with This Book. Mass Market Paperbackpages. There are a few mostly restricted to the footnotes and the extracts from General Sulla’s ludicrously bombastic memoirs that provide a commentary on events where Cain is not presentbut this is a more serious ciapnas than its predecessors.