Necropolis is the third novel in the Gaunt’s Ghosts series by Dan Abnett. This page contains spoilers for: Necropolis (Novel). Necropolis (Gaunt’s Ghosts) [Dan Abnett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Book three in Black Library’s longest running Sci-fi series. Necropolis [Dan Abnett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
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D Super keen to read the rest of the series.
It’s been awhile since I’ve read this, Though really ean the first Gaunt’s Ghost “novel,” this is the third book in the series. But I will also punish without hesitation the incompetent, the cowardly, and the treasonous. There is a lot to like about this series.
By good fortune, a troop transport from Monthax is close enough to be diverted away from the Crusade effort. Gaunt must find new allies and recruit more ghosts if he is to sa. The forests of Tanith burned under the crippling firepower of the fleet. Don’t have a Kindle? There are characters you can’t help but hate, others you borderline despise, and yet more you cheer on as you abneth through the novel.
Apr 12, Peter De Klerk rated it it was amazing. The setting, as is everything, is well described so you always have a clear image of the story. I am still wondering how those ladies survived taunting him. At first, the militia and Legislature refuse to believe Kowle’s reports that the Zoican army numbers in the millions – since Vervunhive’s population is three times as large, yet mounts an army of only half a million – but Ibram Gaunt says it only confirms what he and the other Imperial Guard commanders suspected: When the Zoicans launch a surprise assault on Vervunhive, destroying its offensive army in the field and besieging the city, the hive’s nedropolis leaders are forced to call for aid from the Crusade fleet.
Many of the men become convinced that the place is haunted.
Main threat s and obstacle s: Get to Know Us. Personal tools Log in Request account. This is the third Gaunt’s Ghosts book and it holds up just as well as the others, if not better in some places. Whilst later books may be better laid out, or have more diverse characterisation, for me Necropolis is the best and most gripping of the series. There are dozens of characters that run through the series and many more that are introduced in each book.
Newer Post Older Post Home. God-Machine comic series, also written by Abnett even though the book is set centuries before Hekate was born. The beginning of the book is wonderfully written, first bringing us into the local politics and what appears like a simple conflict between two rival Hive cities, then accelerating the story along as war breaks out and the stalwart, but horribly outclassed defenders are forced to call for aid from off planet.
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The books demonstrate a number of chronological errors that disagree with the established timeline. The action this time takes place in a massive hive city known as Vervunhive and it is being attacked by a nearby hive city whic This is the third Gaunt’s Ghosts book and it holds up just as well as the necroolis, if not better in some places.
He lives and works in Maidstone, Kent. By the end of Only in Deaththe Ghosts have been serving in the Crusade for roughly twelve years.
The Imperial forces have made an attempt to divide and conquer their enemy, but with Warmaster Macaroth himself commanding the Urdesh campaign, it is possible that the Archenemy assault has a different purpose… to decapitate the Imperial command structure with a single blow. May 15, Bookhode rated it liked it. The body count is in the ,s and Abnett makes you care about each one.
Within the context of ‘Necropolis’, this technique works really well as it helps to draw together multiple characters over a warzone and paints a general picture of the battle as a whole. Nov 03, Martin rated it it was amazing Shelves: Mass Market Paperbackpages. The Heritor was one of Archon Nadzybar ‘s foremost lieutenants, a tactical genius and a charismatic warlord.
The second Zoican assault is launched only days later. My only complaint is the ending. Supplying the vast armies of the Imperium with their weapons of war are the hive worlds, industrialised planets consisting of huge city-states called hives which churn out the hundreds of thousands of vehicles, millions of weapons banett billions of munitions required for the Imperium to wage war on its foes.
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The body count is in the ,s and It is funny that Abnett states that he really got his groove writing about the Tanith Regiment by this novel in his introduction to the first Omnibus, The Founding. The Spike was captured too easy. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.
They link up with Lord Chass, who has come on his own, since a Noble’s gene-code is needed to reactivate the shield. Necropolis The beginning of the novel is told from many perspectives – ranging from the rich nobility to low-class civilians – and tells of the opening phases of the siege xan Vervunhive.
Gaunt must find new allies and recruit more ghosts if he is to ndcropolis Vervunhive from the dark legions of Chaos and pull the Tanith back from the brink. Ibram Gaunt himself becomes increasingly idle and distracted, but remains confident that the Tanith First will return to the front again soon.
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Was possessed by Chaos.