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Imperial commissar Ciaphas Cain returns to Nusquam Fundumentibus to crush the ork attacks which have been plaguing the frozen planet. But when his ship crashes into the wastelands outside the capital it disturbs a far greater enemy, one which has lain dormant under the permafrost since long before the Imperium came to this world, and could now threaten the whole sector. Faced with ongoing greenskin raids and keeping an over-enthusiastic novice commissar under control, Cain must rally his men and confront whatever emerges from beneath the rapidly melting ice Sandy Mitchell is a pseudonym of Alex Stewart , who is a British writer.
He is best known for his Warhammer and Warhammer 40, novels, including the Ciaphas Cain series. Back News Back Fandom Risingshadow. Back Recent Topics Search. Avg rating 3. Ratings 1 5. Type: speculative fiction Speculative fiction is a broad umbrella category of narrative fiction referring to any fiction story that includes elements, settings and characters whose features are created out of imagination and speculation rather than based on attested reality and everyday life.
That encompasses the genres of science fiction, fantasy, science fantasy, horror, alternative history, and magic realism. About the Author :: Sandy Mitchell. Other books you might like. Online 37 visitors Newest member: Wang jony Total members:
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The Ciaphas Cain series is a collection of science fiction novels set in the Warhammer 40, universe. They center on the eponymous character, an Imperial Commissar of the Imperial Guard , and his varied and colorful career. Cain is the main character of Sandy Mitchell 's novels published by the Black Library. The Cain series currently stands at ten titles:. The novels are presented as Cain's personal and often rambling notes. After his death, a third party edited them into a more coherent form, interspersed them with footnotes or snippets of other accounts where Cain's first-person and self-centered perspective does not provide sufficient context, and made them available for use by the Holy Inquisition.