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Horus Heresy - Fuck, that's a hard one. Like many people it seems, I liked a lot of the human characters in Legion. Though I gotta say my favourite there is Grammaticus. He's like an uber spy and master manipulator who's been around for ages. Plus, he took out a Lucifer Black unarmed. That's some old school badassery right there. Also, his end, after he realised the large scale effects of his actions, was quite memorable.

Modern - This is a bit of a random one but I'd probably go with Toros Revoke from Ravenor Returned. That guy took kicking ass to a whole new level. Fighting the Brass Thief in melee was quite epic, seeing as pretty much nearly everyone else who went toe-to-toe with it ended up sliced to ribbons. Not to mention he would have taken Ravenor in that psychic duel if Nayl hadn't interfered. An interesting character, he should have been featured more in my opinion.

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Favourite normal human charactor from HH series, none spring to mind.

From 40k, Eisenhorn - Reason although not an enhanced human being he always manages to handle what is thrown at him, usually at great cost. Seems to have the right mind set to take on the monsters both human, alien and supernatural, and that comes across more than the need for super physical abilities - the mind set. Possibility the only hardline Inquisitor who doesnt come across as an unbalanced bigotted megolomaniac.
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Favourite normal human charactor from HH series, none spring to mind.
Seriously?

Of course, your entitled to your own opinion, but out of curiousity which novels have you read in the series so far?

As I find it hard to believe that none of them particularly appealed to you.


To everyone else, reading some of these responses has made me rememeber just how badass Grammaticus was lol.

So my top three would have to be :

1. Cyrene

2. The Thousand Sons trio (but only as a trio as I thought they worked well together)

3 Grammaticus
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Seriously?

Of course, your entitled to your own opinion, but out of curiousity which novels have you read in the series so far?

As I find it hard to believe that none of them particularly appealed to you.
I have read them all except Prospero Burns, very few ordinary humans have been massively impressive.

The young tech priestess in Mechanicus who became the new guardian of the Dragon, the Agent in Legion, the assassins in Nemesis were good charactors, yes the three remembrancers in a 1000 sons.

None have actually struck me in any way as exceptional though. I suppose its because very few have had the opportunity to lead the plot as it were.

The young cousins in the two Caliban based books were good - but both became Astartes.
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I have read them all except Prospero Burns, very few ordinary humans have been massively impressive.

The young tech priestess in Mechanicus who became the new guardian of the Dragon, the Agent in Legion, the assassins in Nemesis were good charactors, yes the three remembrancers in a 1000 sons.

None have actually struck me in any way as exceptional though. I suppose its because very few have had the opportunity to lead the plot as it were.

The young cousins in the two Caliban based books were good - but both became Astartes.
So does that mean your an astartes only kind of guy?

I'm really suprised none of them stood out for you much.

What about my favourite, Cyrene from The First Heretic? Check out my OP about why I think she is great lol.

But like I said, each to their own lol. If you didn't particularly find any memorable thats fine with me.
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[QUOTE=D-A-C;817747]What about my favourite, Cyrene from The First Heretic? Check out my OP about why I think she is great lol.
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Cyrene was a good charactor, an important witness of the desecration of her planet, just to make a point, a needless evil act.

I am not just an astartes guy, its just difficult for a human charactor to take the plot by the scruff of the neck or to make a big difference.

I know he is not a "normal" human, but how about Erestede Kell, of clade vindicare a cold calculating marksman with a sense of pride in his work or perhaps Iota, Protiphage of clade colexus, she said very little but had a good sense of humour, but finally I also like the garantine of clade eversor also a great sense of humour. Favourite quote "I killed a Space Marine, and I'm still here."
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The Garantines best quote was when they were talking about the party that was being held where they were recruiting the callidus from "Must have lost my invite"
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Probably Gregor Eisenhorn, the way that he believed in the imperium even when they turned against him was, in my mind, awesome

Although Guardsman Hawke is pretty awesome as well.

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