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The Custodian Guard have stood watch over the Emperor's Palace on Terra since the foundation of the Imperium. Charged with protecting the Master of Mankind from all threats, within and without, their fearsome resolve is renowned throughout the galaxy, and their golden armour is the last thing that a would-be assassin or saboteur will ever see.

Alongside the Null-maidens of the Sisters of Silence, who are anathema to psykers and sorcerers alike, there is no threat to the Golden Throne that they alone cannot vanquish...until now.

©2017 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

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Amazing work!

If I could I would have stood up and given Chris Wraight and the narrators a standing ovation. Absolutely brilliant in all fronts. I'm starting it ver immediately and I'm sure I'll pick up tons of things I missed.

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Enjoyable from start to finish

Loved this story, it has a good cross between narrative and bolter open. I would suggest this to anyone wanting to know more of how Custodes and Null Maidens think.

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fun listen.

took a few chapter to get rolling, but it really runs well as Soon as it does.

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read this before dark imperium if you can!!

great book, takes place chronilogically before dark imperium, I read them out of order but it doesn't matter too much.

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Great to see Black Library on audible!

I liked the story more than I expected (didn’t know what to expect though). Chris Wraight is one of my favorite BL authors- & I think his writing helped carry the book. The characters have depth to them, but the action sequences are well written & not confusing.

I know a fair amount of the story that led up to this setting- so I can’t recommend just blindly diving in.

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great book

great 40k book regardless of favorite faction, especially great if your a custodes fan boy

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New things have come to light, man!!

Once again, Chis Wraight has shed light on momentous goings on inside the Imperium of Man. Great story line as well as illuminating some of the most mysterious divisions in the Adeptas Terra; the Sisters of Silence and the Adeptas Custodes.

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Great Story to Immerse yourself in.

Loved it, 40k is a beloved franchise to me and this was phenomenal. The characters are felt and the story is worked through in elegance.

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One of the best 40k novel

I have to say this was one of the best 40k novel I have read/listen to in a long time. It’s even got me excited to get back into the tabletop game. Great read from beginning to end.

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Another great 40k story

This world is always so fun to be in. This was a great book, well worth the read. If you like the new direction that the 40k universe is going in this will provide some great insights.

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  • Kai Leingod
  • 10-09-17

Enthralling

I was hooked from start to end with everything being told. The inclusion of multiple points of view with different voice actors adding an even further depth to each characters views was a very nice touch.

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  • Kieran Williams
  • 09-23-18

great read<br />

got to admit was impressed when I finished this I listened to book like eisenhorn and was doubtful how good this would be but had herd good this and was not disappointed would really recommend this story.

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  • John
  • 09-06-18

very good

really enjoyed the mixture of story tellers and how the story jumps to different view points

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 08-17-18

absolutely superb!

Another great book by Chris Wraight, definitely one of black library's strongest authors. The cast of three actors really added to the audio, and complimented each other and the work exceptionally well.

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  • Mr A.
  • 08-07-18

my new favourite book!

forget this being a fantastic warhammer book....this has become my favourite book. it's phenomenal in all aspects. highest recommendation.

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  • Mr. Daniel M. Ford
  • 07-30-18

Fantastic, hard to press pause or stop

10/10 all round, cutting edge of the 40k lore. fantastic voice acting from all 3 actors. Not only are they fantastic but each spectacularly well suited to their portrayed characters personas in timbre tone and pacing.
can't recommend enough, although I ran through it far too quickly because I couldn't bring myself to pause or stop the story!

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  • Mrs Gail Williscroft
  • 04-19-18

Fun

Was expecting to be boring however it was a very interesting story told over 3 views. Some great acting helps bring the book alive

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 02-15-18

Outsanding

I honestly cannot recommend it enough, The voice actors are superb, the dialogue and depictions are incredible and easily one of my favourites, Each chapter it swaps to the perspective of another which is brilliant to convey the characters better but can sometimes be jarring with the swaps

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  • slick0074
  • 02-02-18

Loved it!

Kept me entertained at work for two days. A good move forward in the 40k saga.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 01-30-18

noice

warhammer 40k is amazingly well written overall picked it up and I had to finish it straight away

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  • Erich Ung
  • 11-29-18

Amazing

Absolutely amazing! Story, performances, the lot! It was great to have the story broken up in to 3 characters. Each with a different view.