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  • The Solar War

  • Siege of Terra: The Horus Heresy, Book 1
  • By: John French
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
  • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (2,415 ratings)

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By: John French
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Summary

The Siege of Terra Book 1

After years of devastating war, Horus and his forces have arrived at Terra. But before they can set foot on the Throneworld, they must first break the defences of the Sol System.

Powerful fleets and cunning defences bar their path - but can anything hope to halt the advance of the Traitor armada?

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The final act of the long-running, best-selling series starts here, with a brutal and uncompromising look at the first stage of the Siege of Terra, the war to conquer the solar system. Armies will fall, heroes will rise and legends will be written....

The Story

After seven years of bitter war, the end has come at last for the conflict known infamously as the Horus Heresy. Terra now lies within the Warmaster’s sights, the Throneworld and the seat of his father’s rule. Horus’ desire is nothing less than the death of the Emperor of Mankind and the utter subjugation of the Imperium. He has become the ascendant vessel of Chaos and amassed a terrible army with which to enact his will and vengeance.

But the way to the Throne will be hard as the primarch Rogal Dorn, the Praetorian and protector of Terra, marshals the defences. First and foremost, Horus must challenge the might of the Sol System itself and the many fleets and bulwarks arrayed there.

To gain even a foothold on Terran soil, he must first contend the Solar War. Thus the first stage of the greatest conflict in the history of all mankind begins.

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A good start

Starts off the war for terra really well. Narrator does some amazing voice work throughout. Good book.

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good start to the trilogy

good start with the normal fine mix of blood guts and intrigue some nice plot twists and some answers to questions as far back as book one

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Fantastic

Excellent listen and build up to the final battle in terra. Great voice acting as well.

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Incredible

This story itself is an amazing start to the series. Full of notable characters and the details bring t to life.

The voice acting is incredible will look out for more of Jonathan Keebles work.

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Good

This is a good audiobook that is a very good opening to the seige of terra. Looking forward to the next one.

Great last line!

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Fantastic!

I was gripped from start to finish. The way it kept drawing me back in was like few other HH books. Great job all round

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war counsel

There are plans within plans. I look foreward to the rest of this series, knowing only the end, not the path to it

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Such a great start to the siege of terra!

The Avengers of Warhammer 40,000! See all your favourite characters come together for a big aul scrap!

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Masterful

A great opening to this new series. Keeble is excellent, and some of the vocal effects made me jump. Can't wait to hear more.

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Samus!!!

brilliant book, so so well read!! seems slow at the beginning but just hold on!

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