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As his Homo Novus project comes to fruition, Fabius Bile faces a new threat - the dreaded haemonculi of the Thirteen Scars. Can he marshal his forces to protect his creations, or are the New Men doomed to death? 

Listen to it because: discover what happens when you cross the Haemonculus covens...and what lengths Fabius Bile will go to in order to survive their deadly attentions.  

The story: in the centuries since his return from Commorragh, Fabius Bile has distanced himself from the affairs of friend and foe, content only to oversee the cruel evolution of his New Men. But when his creations are threatened by the monstrous haemonculi of the Thirteen Scars, the Manflayer is forced to seek out new allies and old enemies alike in an effort to preserve all that he has built. Homo Novus must survive...even if Fabius Bile must die to ensure it.  

Written by Josh Reynolds. Read by John Banks.

©2020 Games Workshop Limited (P)2020 Games Workshop Limited

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Great finnish to one of the best trilogies in 40k

Loves Reynolds nuances storys of the typical evil faction, operating on a grey scale.

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A short summary of the book.

Fabius (sneering, of course): "Well, well, well....if it isn't the consequences of my own actions."

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A Satisfying Conclusion

Despite some other reviews I felt this was a good ending to the series.

Previous characters get wrapped up well, and the series ends on a bang with a surprising revelation.

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A Fabulous book

Its well written and read, the reader represents each character with different voice or accent making it clear who is talking.
Its fun to listen to and fascinating to see what fabius does.

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Fantastic

I really loved this series. I highly recommend it. I really hope there will be more.

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what a guy

fabulous bill is hands down one of the best characters of 40k, great story, brill ending

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great from start to finish. great twists and turns

brilliant character study on fabius bile, seeing the how he became who he is and how chaos manipulates everything

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A twisted ending, to a brilliant trilogy.

story, background and characters makes for a thrilling, though somewhat confusing string of events, timeline and plot all sprawling till the end even as it stretches some 6-8 century's beyond the first book.
It's worth every minute, and will leave you with a mild chuckle, at the sheer hubris of the main character, not to mention everyone else and their .. personalities..

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terrific

terrific book. great story. great narration. I cannot wait for the next instalment in the Fabius Bile series

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Spider caught in Eldar web

Or is he?

A really good listen, my only complaint is the period between the last battle and the epilogue, I would dearly love some books that cover this period

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  • 02-08-20

Loved it!!!

A very insightful glimpse into the world and mind if Fabius Bile! I definitely recommend this to anyone curious about Fabius and the forces of Chaos in general. There is plenty of cool stuff for Drukari fans as well.

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  • Nick
  • 24-06-20

Loved it. but maybe rushed?

I loved it, a bit rushed ending. I would've loved the third part being its own book entierly. hopefully theres another one. there was so much to cover I don't fault the author. hopefully theres another and I will be there to get it.

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  • Wanderer
  • 15-09-20

Space Pimp for the win!

Fabius is by far my favorite nefarious character in all of 40k and this book just made me love him all the more.

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  • NunYA
  • 26-07-20

fabius bile

Great voice and subtle sounds really convey the unique crippling insanity of each individual damned soul. Bile is even more of an antihero losing the fight against the ruinous powers then before

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  • 08-07-20

If you like chaos/Fabius stories, buy it.

It's sublime.

40k novels are often hit-or-miss, but this one is a homerun. I'd suggest getting the first two books in the trilogy first though. part of what made this one so fun was the way it advanced characters and stroylines that began earlier in the series. It was a lovely read though, and one I had long looked forward to. Bravo.

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  • Kegg Ruin
  • 27-06-20

Almost as good as the first two!

This one almost feels like someone else wrote it. A plot change, a minor detail missed, but still worth a listen. The narrator seemed to have trouble remembering which voices belonged to certain characters.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 06-12-21

Great performance but honestly boring book

The book had some entertaining moments but this is overall such a boring book. I only read it to feel like I completed the trilogy. I wish I had just stuck with the first book and called it there.

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  • Joseph
  • 02-09-21

Play at 0.8x/0.9x Speed

Always happy to have more Fabius Bile. The other books were better, but this was like a nice wrap-up to a trilogy.

The audio seemed a bit quick, but audible can play it at 0.8x or 0.9x speed and that sounded good.

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  • Evan E.
  • 23-07-21

A fitting ending, and in that, a beginning.

I loved it, Fabius Bile has been one of my favorite characters for a long time, and this ends his trilogy nicely!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 12-05-21

Need help.

Can anyone explain to me how to share a clip I went to the website and it said what to do but it’s not the same in my audible account that has a share option when I brought up my clips. And enjoying this book so goddamn much all of the Warhammer 40K is the SHEEEIT!!! Fabius is insanely maddening awesome.