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Summary

The time has come for Leman Russ, primarch of the Space Wolves, to fulfil his vow and attempt to stop Warmaster Horus before he breaks through to the Segmentum Solar. 

In the face of opposition from three of his brother primarchs, Russ withdraws the Space Wolves legion from Terra and makes all haste for Horus’ position. Reports from Malcador the Sigillite’s agents suggest that Horus is utterly changed and infused with a diabolical power so great that no man can stand against him. A warrior of Fenris would never willingly abandon his oaths, but with Horus beyond the touch of mortal blades, the Lord of Winter and War may have doomed himself for the sake of honour....

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

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Fantastic installment

Another excellent addition as the series heads towards the siege of Terra as always the narrator gives an extra edge to the story.

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Brilliant

Great story and fantastically narrated. Would highly recommend to anyone who likes sci fi and the Horus Heresy in particular

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Not one of the series' best imho

Part of me feels for Guy Haley here; this is a stupid plot to begin with. It just makes no sense, and makes the Space Wolves, and more specifically Russ, look pretty dumb.

It's just a bit too cartoon'y and silly for me. Horus is badly written, a lot of the story just doesn't really make a whole lot of sense within the context of the rest of the series and surrounding events.

It does have its moments and there is a lot of screentime of some big characters.

This one's a solid 6.5/10 for me.

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Fantastic

Lokan, Russ, Bjorn, Cawl and Horus, what's not to like. Brilliant Story one of my favourites in the series so far.

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THIS BOOK IS DOPE

Russ being russ and Horus being a bastard what else do you want from this series

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Incredible

This is one of the best in the series, hands down. I didn’t think the Space Wolves could be redeemed after their previous actions, but Guy Haley does an amazing job at making the listener/reader see things from their point of view. Also, Keeble will forever be the voice of Leman Russ in my mind - stellar performance. Space vikings doing what space vikings do. 10/10.

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Really enjoyable

A nice iconic moment in the HH series. Not 100 percent up there to have to listen to but it's advised. Good voice acting in this one I think.

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pretty good. especially towards the end.

most of the action comes from cawl and admech. the wolves don't really get going til the end.

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amazing audiobook, voice acting is great.

Wolfsbane is my first of any black library novels, I have now purchased the first few books of the horus heresy. Thank you audible and black library. FOR RUSS

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Brilliant

One of the best Heresy novels so far. Kemble once again being the perfect narrator for warhammer. Highly recommended and gives a whole new perspective on both Russ and the Space Wolves.

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  • 26-05-18

Russ is a lovable idiot.

i liked it but the main flaw was that it sought to explain the rational of a stupid decision...

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  • troyburns2
  • 07-06-18

Fenris Hjolda!!!

The story is great. Russ is an amazing character and this book gives a deeper look into Russ, Horus and their relationship with the Emperor. I really enjoyed it and would suggest it for any Space Wolf fan.

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  • James
  • 14-08-21

really good listen, can't wait to start the next.

This whole series needs an animated version like dracula.
awesome story telling and narration.
soacewolves are badass.

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  • Christian
  • 02-05-21

fantastic, but maybe not worth the price

fantastic, but maybe not worth the price. Russ's voice was the best iteration of the character I've heard yet.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 28-04-21

Space Wolves vs Horus

What a great story. So many cool things happening and added bonus of some key characters as well!

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  • Lyn C B.
  • 16-07-18

WARHAMMER

Warhammer Demigids fight for the fate of the universe. Need I say more?! also this was almost an audio drama with the different voices and inflections. it was not a robot but a flesh and blood reader that seemed devoted to the characters as much as you or I.

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  • M and K
  • 21-01-22

surprisingly insightful, which fits to form

I am given 14 words to write a review. periods are words it seems.

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  • Leviticus Holland
  • 13-01-22

One of the best novels of the series!

This novels sheds the light of the desperate fight of Leman Russ vs Horus. It was one of my favorite reads of the series! Story was 10/10 Guy Haley writes absolute art, and the narration is always so amazing, Jonathan Keeble really out did himself!

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  • Andrew
  • 24-12-21

This was what I was looking for!

I don’t mind the different point of views of the Heresy, but so many of the books just feel like filler. This was not one of them. If the entire run of the Heresy had been more like the first five books and this one I think everyone would have been reading it sooner!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 03-09-21

good book

one of my favourites so far in the series, probably the best look in to lemon rush and the space wolves. Also an introduction to balisarius cawl.

over all very well written engagin throughout and mostly story without much bolterporn. 5/5