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11-23-12 09:27 AM
Brother Lucian
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Ah, but you see... his disgrace as described in the AE is caused by "the triple disasters of Gholghis, Stratopolae and Krak Fiorina", which are the exact reasons he's been reassigned on Damantyne in Iron Within. Not a single mention of him turning against his legion. Just a disastrous campaign we already knew about.

His name is also "a byword for failure on an epic scale". If it was set after Iron Within, I'm fairly certain the guy who manages to lose a Grand Company and a strike cruiser to Dantioch and 30 marines would have quickly replaced him as the byword for failure within the legion.
Ah, I concede its ambigous then.
11-23-12 09:26 AM
Lupe
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Angel Exterminatus is clearly set AFTER Iron Within. It have mentions of Dantioch being scourged entirely from the records of the Iron Warriors for his disgrace. So Peturabo have to be aware of one of his Warsmiths having blatantly disobeyed him and causing the loss of an entire army.
Ah, but you see... his disgrace as described in the AE is caused by "the triple disasters of Gholghis, Stratopolae and Krak Fiorina", which are the exact reasons he's been reassigned on Damantyne in Iron Within. Not a single mention of him turning against his legion. Just a disastrous campaign we already knew about.

His name is also "a byword for failure on an epic scale". If it was set after Iron Within, I'm fairly certain the guy who manages to lose a Grand Company and a strike cruiser to Dantioch and 30 marines would have quickly replaced him as the byword for failure within the legion.
11-23-12 04:51 AM
Brother Lucian Angel Exterminatus is clearly set AFTER Iron Within. It have mentions of Dantioch being scourged entirely from the records of the Iron Warriors for his disgrace. So Peturabo have to be aware of one of his Warsmiths having blatantly disobeyed him and causing the loss of an entire army.
11-23-12 01:06 AM
theurge33
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I believe Iron Within is set at least at the same time as Angel Exterminatus, if not even later.

The events in Iron Within last for an entire Terran year, and nothing in AE seems to indicate that this lasts anywhere near as long.

Also, at no point during AE did Perturabo intend to recall Dantioch. In fact, the only mention of Dantioch in AE explicitly states that he's in disgrace, and he is never to be mentioned again. In the aftermathy of AE, however, it could make a great deal of sense for Perturabo to start recalling his garrisons, and maybe even regain a bit of faith in his disgraced legionnaires...

Thanks Lupe :p
11-22-12 10:41 PM
Lupe I believe Iron Within is set at least at the same time as Angel Exterminatus, if not even later.

The events in Iron Within last for an entire Terran year, and nothing in AE seems to indicate that this lasts anywhere near as long.

Also, at no point during AE did Perturabo intend to recall Dantioch. In fact, the only mention of Dantioch in AE explicitly states that he's in disgrace, and he is never to be mentioned again. In the aftermathy of AE, however, it could make a great deal of sense for Perturabo to start recalling his garrisons, and maybe even regain a bit of faith in his disgraced legionnaires...
11-22-12 05:03 PM
Brother Lucian
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Havent read it yet (waiting for sofback). Quick question, where do the events in this fit in the timeline with The Crimson Fist and Iron Within?

Thanks for the review...just read Kryptos in anticipation!
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11-22-12 03:52 PM
theurge33 Havent read it yet (waiting for sofback). Quick question, where do the events in this fit in the timeline with The Crimson Fist and Iron Within?

Thanks for the review...just read Kryptos in anticipation!
11-09-12 05:53 PM
Marcoos Great review. I finished Angel Exterminatus yesterday and I think your review perfectly sums up my feelings. AE is right up there with the very best of the Heresy novels. I really loved the way McNeill dropped in several name checks for upcoming heresy works.

Big well done from me, both to the book and to this review!
11-09-12 01:59 PM
Brother Lucian Was a superb read and a real pageturner that gives Peturabo and the Iron Warriors their overdue core story.
11-05-12 06:11 PM
A_fool_of_a_Took I quite liked this review, it feels more true coming from another member and not some faceless guy on the black library site. I always entertained my own ideas of what Perturarbo and his legion were like before they truly became corrupted and this is more or less inline with what I had been thinking. I can't wait until my local library gets this in stock and I can devour it repeatedly :D. Thanks for the review!
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