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No i havent. Tho i heard good things about it if i recall correctly. Its not good at all?
Bought the first two, and I genuinely struggled to finish the first one. I've never even bothered to open the second one, and I bought it in 2003. Utter dross.


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No i havent. Tho i heard good things about it if i recall correctly. Its not good at all?
The first two aren't that bad (I rather like The Bleeding Chalice myself) and then it just goes downhill from there.

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Annandale I've heard mixxed reviews from and I haven't read his HH-novel yet, and I aren't all that excited about it.
I think Annandale, Sanders, and Smilie are decent but not great. John French is showing promise
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I think Annandale, Sanders, and Smilie are decent but not great. John French is showing promise
Annadale is actually a prof at my university. I should talk to him one of these days, maybe ask him about the current state of the heresy

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I think Annandale, Sanders, and Smilie are decent but not great. John French is showing promise
Sanders did a great job with his short Iron Within and The Serpent Beneath though, but I see what youre getting at. I haven't read any of Smilies stuff but from the looks of it, it appears he has taken over the torch for the Blood Angels after Swallows disastrous Fear to Tread. I will get back on what I think about his work. John French has done some good HH-stuff. I'm not a big fan at all of his Ahriman-stuff though. It showed potential but he wasted it big time.

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Annadale is actually a prof at my university. I should talk to him one of these days, maybe ask him about the current state of the heresy
You definitely should. I follow him on Twitter and appears to quite a nice guy. Get an autograph while you're at it.
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Sanders did a great job with his short Iron Within and The Serpent Beneath though, but I see what youre getting at. I haven't read any of Smilies stuff but from the looks of it, it appears he has taken over the torch for the Blood Angels after Swallows disastrous Fear to Tread. I will get back on what I think about his work. John French has done some good HH-stuff. I'm not a big fan at all of his Ahriman-stuff though. It showed potential but he wasted it big time.



You definitely should. I follow him on Twitter and appears to quite a nice guy. Get an autograph while you're at it.
Ya i will. Perhaps i will befriend him, and then in due time, i will have complete control over the rest of the heresy....

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Annadale is actually a prof at my university. I should talk to him one of these days, maybe ask him about the current state of the heresy
Annandale is all right...I think he dabbles in purpose prose sometimes


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Sanders did a great job with his short Iron Within and The Serpent Beneath though, but I see what youre getting at.
I liked the Serpent Beneath. I found the Iron Within to be a decent read...wasn't really that impressed. His Space Marines Battles book and his Inquisitor book were so-so IMO

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Well galaxy in flames is my second favourite novel, tho i havent read abyss out of fear
Any author could have written galaxy in flames after Abnett and Mcneill made characters of what they are. Galaxy in flames is basically just battle novel, decent but nothing special. I dont think Counter added anything new what previous authors of trilogy already established.

And i still cant forget that stupid Loken moment at the end....

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Any author could have written galaxy in flames after Abnett and Mcneill made characters of what they are. Galaxy in flames is basically just battle novel, decent but nothing special. I dont think Counter added anything new what previous authors of trilogy already established.

And i still cant forget that stupid Loken moment at the end....
I liked that moment....: Wouldn't it be the biggest troll if in the last heresy book they say the same thing as they did in Galaxy in flames about LOKEN. As in "and then he felt nothing"

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Galaxy in Flames does still have one of my favourite quotes of the series though.

"Then you are welcome on my ship, Iacton Qruze."
"And who are you?" asked Qruze.
"I am Captain Nathaniel Garro, of the Eisenstein."

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