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Summary

Advent Calendar 2018: Day 19

The town of Shadowvel must fall. Unwilling to commit her own forces to bring it down, the Blood Queen Neferata instead sets out to manipulate mutual enemies into destroying Shadowvel.  

Listen to it because: it's a fascinating insight into the ways Neferata manipulates, coerces and teases others into doing her bidding - and into what can incite her displeasure.... 

The story: the town of Shadowvel in the Realm of Shyish lies outwith the domains of Neferata, Mortarch of Blood - but that does not make its inhabitants safe from her displeasure.... 

Shadowvel has stood for centuries against all the hordes of Chaos thrown against it. But Neferata would see it fall, and the Maggotkin hordes of the Children of the Bell are the perfect weapon to wield against the spirits of Shadowvel. And none are better at manipulating a foe than Neferata....

©2018 Games Workshop Limited (P)2018 Games Workshop Limited

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A bitter story full of drama

Another example of why I like the Mortarch of Blood. She is petty, and has a huge ego, but she is very clever and is a potent magic user. She is too cynical to think that there is credit to those who value virtue for it's own sake, and that is plainly demonstrated in this short drama. Well done to Annandale, the voice cast, and the sound editing team!

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Got bored

The voice acting was to the usual high standard but the story didn't really go anywhere. I suppose if I was an AoS fan (instead of 40K) I might have understood the significance of the events being described but I'm not so I didn't...

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  • 18-05-19

a bit short but...

This one is a little short, but well worth it the voice acting is outstanding. the story feels like its picked up in the middle of a much larger story that we dont know. Hope we see more tho this tale, either a prologue or just what's happening during the short.

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  • Phillip Burling
  • 20-06-22

good but short

it's a good short story with excellent voice acting. only problem is it's only 25 minutes long. I'd say get it with a free monthly token.

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  • Frank Ferguson Jr
  • 20-10-20

AWESOME

LOVED IT!!!!! well worth the listening time and learned some pronunciation for my future reading.

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  • J. Blackwell
  • 17-01-19

I was so enthralled!

Great storytelling and performance! I heartily recommend to all fans of Warhammer Age of Sigmar.

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  • Frank Butts
  • 17-01-19

Good book but too short.

Great story but it’s only 30 min. Don’t burn your credit on a short story.