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Hunted by his former allies as a radical and enemy of the Imperium, Inquisitor Gregor Eisenhorn must fight to prove that he remains loyal as he tracks down a dangerous heretic whom the Inquisition believes dead, the dread former Inquisitor Quixos. As he grows more desperate for victory, Eisenhorn uses ever darker means to achieve his goals, but how far can he go using the weapons of the enemy until he becomes that very enemy and no different to the traitor he hunts?

©2002 Games Workshop Ltd. (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

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A story you will remember

A story with characters you will love and miss. The story of Gregor Eisenhorn is one worth listening to. Keeps you pinned and keep listening. Great character developments and storytelling. Best 40k story ive heard so far.

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excellent story

even if you are no a fan of warhammer 40k
this series is a great read

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Great!

Eisenhorn is a favorite. So glad to have it on audible! Need more 40k novels!!!

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quiet

everything about this book was amazing. only criticism is that the audio is a bit quiet and hard to hear with out headphones.

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stay grimdark my friend

very enjoyable read, dispute being a dark and gloomy conclusion. I need five more words

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Heretic!

I really loved this series sad to see it end! I felt like the ending of all three books seemed rushed and thrown together. but they were still enjoyable

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Must read!

Very enjoyable book! Must read for anybody who likes 40k. Would highly recommend to people that are just looking for a good book to read.

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Relatively Disappointing, and an Unfitting End

Compared to the previous books, this last entry is extremely dissapointing, and unfortunately showcase Dan Abnett's Jack-Of-Trades nature, and especislly his weaker writer earlier in his career. Almost every single event, scene, plot twist, and the entire book for me personally was entirely predictable and almost insufferably generic, down to the last sentence. It plays out even more akin to generic action adventure novels a dime and a dozen that both Xenos and Malleus did, and lacks all of the previous charm in this respect. It perpetually feels rushed, sometimes boiling down extremely important events and scenes to four sentences of vague, expositional summary, instead of a legitimate narrative. I still suggest reading this, but don't pay too much for it, and do not get your hopes up.

When it comes to the performance of Toby Longworth, it comes close to saving it. A legendary voice actor in my mind, Longworth''s performance throughout the Eisenhorn series, contrary to the actual writing, was consistent, and absolutely stellar.

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All other narrators can go home

The third in the series, I couldn't wait, and ending up buying the book. It was a purchase well made. Just like the first two, this one had my attention from start to finish. And the Narrator has cemented himself as my favorite. He has set such a high bar that I find myself wishing for his narration on other audio books. This series is amazing, and as soon as I finish a fee more books, I'm definitely going back to listen to them.

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Rambling, poorly researched, easily forgotten

The author clearly has little understanding of the source material. A celebrated inquisitor of the Ordo Zenos who doesn't know what an Eldar aspect warrior is? Who deals more with demons than Aliens? Hangs with Untouchables despite numerous sources stating the he shouldn't even be able to physically stand being near them. Even in the multi shaped puzzle that is the 40K novel universe, this series just doesn't fit.

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  • Calelith
  • 09-05-18

Amazing

As always a great book and a great series, some of if not the best books in my opinion.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-31-18

Brilliant

Really enjoyed this, best one yet! great performance and story. Couldnt picture how it coupd be better.

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  • Kieran Williams
  • 07-29-18

loved this book soo much.

this book was simply amazing I won't spoil anything but there are a lot of surprises and awesome things.

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  • Ash lawrence
  • 06-03-18

Great listen well narrated, Eisenhorn at his best.

Eisenhorn at his best, would recommend to any Warhammer fan or sci-fi fantasy reader alike.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-20-18

great conclusion

loved it, great conclusion to a great trilogy. good narration from Toby Longworth and great storyline from Abnett.

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  • Paul Glendenning
  • 03-29-18

Required reading for any 40K fan

If touve got as for as book 3 then you dont need me to tell you that this is the seminal 40k trilogy, and whilst its a few years old now it stands up to most of the books in that universe. Dan Abnett is a master wordsmith of the 40k universe, and this narrator compliments the rhe tones and emotions of the books to perfection.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 02-28-18

Slow burner but worth finishing.

After the initial action there's a lot of slugging through - I loved the first two, but this one struggles to provide equal entertainment. There are some great parts, but it felt (to me) a laborious journey between them - unlike the previous two. However, I did listen to all three in succession, so that may have had an effect.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 01-22-18

wonderful

a wonderful book series, one i am actually quite sad knowing there are none more. i would highly reccomend listening to.

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  • jack
  • 01-16-18

Good overall

A good ending to the 3 books and ties in well with the others also the intro of other characters are well placed.

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  • Alexander Cruisey
  • 12-11-17

awesome

brilliant slice of 40k, naration was spot on, im off to find more of the same

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-21-18

A Powerful Sendoff

Expertly written and performed, with a shift to darker tones. A chilling exploration of hubris.

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  • Daniel Schiffer
  • 02-27-18

Fitting end to a trilogy

The final arc of Eisenhorns trilogy. Abnett at his best. If you're reading this you've already read the other books and will love this.