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Summary

Audiobook two of the Dark Imperium trilogy. 

As the Plague Wars rage on, the Emperor's will manifests in Ultramar through miracles that confound the primarch Roboute Guilliman, even as he must rely on them when he faces his traitorous brother, Mortarion.

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The battle between faith and science lies at the heart of Warhammer 40,000. Guy Haley explores it here as never before, through the eyes of Roboute Guilliman - the ultimate believer in rationality and the Imperial Truth.

The story

In the void and upon the worlds of Greater Ultramar, the battle for the Imperium continues.

Intent on rebuilding his home realm and using it as a base to reconstruct the ravaged stellar empire of mankind, the returned primarch, Roboute Guilliman, proceeds with his war to drive Mortarion and his Death Guard Traitor Legion from the domain of the Ultramarines.

But when Guilliman brings his brother to battle upon the diseased plains of Parmenio, the intervention of a greater power in their fraternal struggle threatens to upend the Imperial Regent’s understanding of the galaxy, and his place within it.

Primarchs and ideologies clash in this thrilling second part of the Dark Imperium trilogy.

Written by Guy Haley. Narrated by John Banks. 

©2021 Games Workshop Limited (P)2021 Games Workshop Limited

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A cracking instalment in the series.

The humour and pathos in the descriptions of the vilest creatures of Nurgle was a genuine delight to read. Another great tale by Hayley.

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A must read!

Amazing written and performed. A good middle point in the Dark Imperium saga. A must read for anyone who cares about the current Warhammer timeline.

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drives the narrative forward

Glad to see the Universe finally go places! it's no Dan Abnett but solid story

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Amazing listen!!

Again another stellar performance by John Banks and Guy Haley. I really hope there are many more new novels to come from this amazing combination of writer and narrator!

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Amazing!

Brilliant book, expertly narrated and scoped for 40k veterans and newcomers alike! really enjoyed this audiobook!

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A must have audio book.

i really loved this book, more so than the first. Story is impeccable and the characters are superbly written. will definitely recommend this.

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gratis book

cant wait for the next book lovning it and john Banks read it perfect.

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great book

amazing book
great narrator.
the plot is amazing
a very intense history that makes u fel

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Good story but actual story is short

I have listened to the first two books in the series and both have good overall stories. The writing style for me is something I do not care for though. The actual story is buried in long descriptions of objects or locations which add some to the story, but could be shortened. This would allow for more of the actual story or even character development. Again, this is just my preference and others may enjoy the rich descriptions. The presentation/reading has been great for both books.

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  • 05-06-21

Dissapointing.

do you like books that feel like nothing happens, no one is in any real danger, and nothing of real significance actually happens? this is your book.

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  • Nada Smith
  • 23-10-21

disconjointed

first off the narration is top notch. the story is all over the place and makes no sense. every time the story gets going the chapter ends and it jumps to something completely different. The description of the setting while nice burries any plot to be had. far too many characters to keep track and most are non essential to the plot. No central protagonist or antagonist; supposed to be about guillemam versus his brother mortarian but there's very little of that. I really don't care for the chaos perspective, there no point to it as far as I can tell.also don't care for the para religious talk. this is a book about the ultra Marines who are not religious. could not finish it.

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  • 29-06-21

a nice expansion of the lore.

really enjoyed it. the voice acting was incredible and the writing really helped that as well. lost a lot of respect for mortarion in this one too. what a coward.

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  • Patrick Lessmiller
  • 01-11-21

Beautiful but...

Need more voices for characters, I constantly confused Felix for Guilliman, otherwise phenomenal story, I felt for the primarch and even the chaos daemons, the ending was especially emotional, cannot wait for Godblight!

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  • Alfredo Ibarra
  • 07-10-21

must listen for Warhammer fans

follow the second part of the plague war , definitely a must listen for Warhammer fans

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  • Andrew Bennett
  • 26-09-21

Good listen

I enjoy the character development and the stories development. The story is really good I like how it comes together from a few different viewpoints mixing those viewpoints together

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  • Daniel V
  • 20-09-21

GREAT STORY, THOUGH A LIL SLOW

narration was great. I am thoroughly enjoying the backstory and lore that we are getting out of this series. however I'm an action-centric kind of guy and the action kind of lags. but when it does pick up, boy howdy, is there some great action!

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  • Jacob Lytle
  • 08-09-21

Gilligan's charisma check

Fantastic book, loved every second . My favorite part was When Guiliman intimidated a priest so hard it made the priest religiously horny.

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  • B3llCr0ss
  • 06-09-21

Very few lines about the Emperor of mankind.

Very few lines about the Emperor of mankind, but I enjoyed learning more about the sisterhood military campaigns, unique philosophy but century long combat engagement in the worst areas of the Emperium world.