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Forum: Black Library Fiction   06-07-17, 10:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,382
Posted By sadLor
I really hope that they elaborate on some of the...

I really hope that they elaborate on some of the major events that happened during the Indomitus Crusade. Some major events get glossed over ridiculously quickly. However, I am assuming this is on...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-28-16, 11:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,480
Posted By sadLor
Just finished the ebook. Definitely one of...

Just finished the ebook.

Definitely one of the best HH books in recent memory for me. I can't rank all 36 since I haven't read the earlier ones in years. Looking at just book 20 (Primarchs) and...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-17-16, 10:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,059
Posted By sadLor
https://www.facebook.com/johnshfrench/photos/a.313...

https://www.facebook.com/johnshfrench/photos/a.313107148787256.66410.306695849428386/946772912087340/?type=3&theater

^From John French's facebook

Praetorian of Dorn confirmed as HH book #39....
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-17-16, 10:01 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 32,079
Posted By sadLor
I'm quite interested in seeing another author...

I'm quite interested in seeing another author write Vulkan. We've only really had Nick Kyme take him on. He was in Unremembered Empire but he was wild and insane the entire book so it wasn't like...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-11-16, 02:18 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,986
Posted By sadLor
From B&S... this is from BL's facebook page: ...

From B&S... this is from BL's facebook page:



Anyone want to take a guess as to which story each primarch will have?

My only guess would be the Lion's book will feature the story of the Lion...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   10-04-15, 01:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,442
Posted By sadLor
Read the spoilers... There are quite a lot...

Read the spoilers...

There are quite a lot of plot advancements and details that seem very important to the overall Heresy. I won't get into spoilers, you can check out the details at other sites...
Forum: 40k Fluff   12-28-14, 02:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,082
Posted By sadLor
Sorry, I got my books messed up. I believe it was...

Sorry, I got my books messed up. I believe it was Vengeful Spirit...or wherever it is that loyalist IW shows up.

Edit - As soon as I posted that, I finally got it.. it was Unremembered Empire
Forum: 40k Fluff   12-26-14, 11:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,082
Posted By sadLor
There have been quite a few but they always...

There have been quite a few but they always seemed to be outcast individuals, with the exception of the White Scars. For example, the IW from Angel Exterminatus, all the Grey Knights, and a few...
Forum: 40k Fluff   12-26-14, 01:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,082
Posted By sadLor
Info from Horus Heresy: Book 4 Conquest: Loyalist traitors and traitor loyalists

I know this is a topic that gets discussed to death but Conquest just came out recently and somebody posted a few pages from Conquest in another forum... some interesting stuff. Please note there...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   10-07-14, 08:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,522
Posted By sadLor
Wow, we got really spoiled in 2013. HH has had a...

Wow, we got really spoiled in 2013. HH has had a slow year in 2014 with only Vengeful Spirit moving the story along. Damnation wasn't a bad book; it was well-written but totally unnecessary in the...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   10-05-14, 02:25 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 82,535
Posted By sadLor
In psychology, there are definitions for positive...

In psychology, there are definitions for positive and negative emotions... but that's one of the most simple classification systems. I only studied it briefly but just check out the wiki on emotion...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   09-27-14, 07:29 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 82,535
Posted By sadLor
The epilogue in the first book is a massive...

The epilogue in the first book is a massive preview of the stories to come and it appears Khayon is apart of all of them... from all the traitor primarchs bowing before Abaddon (Magnus being brought...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   09-24-14, 10:07 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 82,535
Posted By sadLor
I would've agreed with the statement in bold...

I would've agreed with the statement in bold before reading End Times: Return of Nagash. That book blew my mind in terms of what BL was willing to do to their major characters and settings.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   09-23-14, 12:44 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 82,535
Posted By sadLor
Just finished the ebook, with the epilogue in...

Just finished the ebook, with the epilogue in this book and the recent release of End Times: Return of Nagash, does anyone else see BL possibly...*gasp* moving the 40k story along? (Black Legion...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   07-22-14, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 951
Posted By sadLor
Over at B&C, it was mentioned that there was a...

Over at B&C, it was mentioned that there was a big event between the events of Angel Exterminatus and Vengeful Spirit, and it will be revealed in some form...(audio, short story, novella, who knows)...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   06-23-14, 09:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,069
Posted By sadLor
Before Damnation of Pythos, I would've guessed...

Before Damnation of Pythos, I would've guessed 50... now, it could be anything.

30 novels in and we still haven't gotten a novel focused on the DG, IF, or NL. Novellas... but not full novels to...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   05-04-14, 02:10 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,047
Posted By sadLor
Exactly. In the book, it even seems to mention...

Exactly. In the book, it even seems to mention the battle in Scars with Mortarion and...you know who. In a chapter in VS, I forget which character but it mentions that character looking at Mort and...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   05-03-14, 02:52 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,047
Posted By sadLor
You said it much better than I ever could. ...

You said it much better than I ever could.

In his previous appearances, Mortarion never seemed to be overly cruel. Here, he's portrayed as a primarch who cares nothing for his own men.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   05-03-14, 12:01 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,047
Posted By sadLor
Hmmm, anyone else disappointed with the portrayal...

Hmmm, anyone else disappointed with the portrayal of Mortarion in the book? I really liked the conflicted version we saw in Scars but in this book...


He seems like a really bland bad guy you...
Forum: 40k Fluff   10-10-13, 11:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,226
Posted By sadLor
It's a decent book but honestly, there was a...

It's a decent book but honestly, there was a little too much going on for my taste. I haven't read Vulkan Lives(my next read) yet but this book does an okay (not great) job of explaining why Vulkan...
Forum: 40k Fluff   10-09-13, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,226
Posted By sadLor
I think it should be his interpretation you...

I think it should be his interpretation you should be concerned about. It's almost like he read a completely different book.

Curze's actions are extremely consistent with his "stalker and hunter,...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   09-03-13, 01:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,738
Posted By sadLor
That may be so but I can't be the only one who...

That may be so but I can't be the only one who cares more about well-written literature than accurate fluff. Battle of the Fang is my favourite SMB book (sorry Helsreach). There wasn't a single...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   08-17-13, 05:47 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 20,567
Posted By sadLor
Books get edited and trimmed down all the time....

Books get edited and trimmed down all the time. It doesn't mean the longer versions are always better. Hell, look at the director's cut/extended cut of most movies. The majority of them add filler...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   08-09-13, 06:44 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 20,567
Posted By sadLor
Ok, I had a really long bus ride so I said 'screw...

Ok, I had a really long bus ride so I said 'screw it' and bought the first episode so I would have something to read.

I'm not going to say if it was worth it or not...everyone has different...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   07-31-13, 04:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,144
Posted By sadLor
Over a 3 month period, I read the first 16 HH...

Over a 3 month period, I read the first 16 HH books (except for Descent and Fallen). Crazy burned out...Since then, I haven't tried to read 2 HH books in a row. For me, binge reading just ruins the...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-27-13, 10:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,510
Posted By sadLor
He's a xenophobe for the same reason people are...

He's a xenophobe for the same reason people are racist: it's easier.

If you have a bad experience with another ethnicity, it is extremely easy to paint that entire race as a-holes. You do not have...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-27-13, 08:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,856
Posted By sadLor
It did mention they had over a billion soldiers...

It did mention they had over a billion soldiers on the planet. Thousands of ultramarines on the planet...with countless more undergoing the process of becoming gene enhanced. Don't really remember...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-26-13, 12:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,688
Posted By sadLor
Seems more of a question of semantics and how god...

Seems more of a question of semantics and how god is defined (like others have said)

If people (characters in the 30k/40k universe) consider him a god, does that make him a god? Some would say...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-26-13, 12:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,856
Posted By sadLor
I just finished a reread of Angel Ex yesterday. I...

I just finished a reread of Angel Ex yesterday. I know it got a lot of bad reviews but I liked it the first time and I still enjoyed it on my second read.

Like you, I have a hard time imagining...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-23-13, 02:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,837
Posted By sadLor
^I chuckled:grin: Fav: Salamanders (I have...

^I chuckled:grin:

Fav: Salamanders (I have not read any of Kyme's novels so it's completely based off the general fluff)

Least: Dark Angels (They wouldn't be my least fav if I hadn't read the...
Forum: 40k Fluff   07-23-13, 02:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,352
Posted By sadLor
Agreed. Context means more than the method of...

Agreed. Context means more than the method of death. Curze's is the perfect example. Beheaded by a mortal assassin. A god owned by some nobody mortal? A mortal who was later *ahem* destroyed by a...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   07-14-13, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,381
Posted By sadLor
I like the name. Referencing the legion and the...

I like the name. Referencing the legion and the actual 'scars' left by the division (I'm assuming)

Not a fan of the cover.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   06-30-13, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,252
Posted By sadLor
I would go with arguing about whether to help the...

I would go with arguing about whether to help the Wolves or not.

Like some people have said above, 'finger pointing' would be the last thing I would expect if the terrans revealed their treachery...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   06-30-13, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By sadLor
Child development and psychology does not work...

Child development and psychology does not work that way. I understand how an adult may assume that is how it would work, but in fact, it is the complete opposite.

I'm based in Canada so I only...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   06-28-13, 07:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,124
Posted By sadLor
Hopefully, the WS novel goes into the Khan's...

Hopefully, the WS novel goes into the Khan's motivations and the background of the WS. It's almost a guarantee though considering we know absolutely nothing about them.

Besides Mortarion, I'm...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   06-19-13, 05:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,267
Posted By sadLor
What do you by half of your comment is not...

What do you by half of your comment is not speculation? Half of it IS speculation? It seems like you are giving yourself a pretty large 'out' here if any of that list turns out to be incorrect.
...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   06-10-13, 05:25 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,363
Posted By sadLor
Sigvald: My first (and so far, only) attempt at...

Sigvald: My first (and so far, only) attempt at reading something from Warhammer Fantasy. i couldn't get through the first third.

The first novel in the Word Bearers trilogy: I got maybe a third...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-01-13, 06:56 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 82,535
Posted By sadLor
You deserve some credit for that pun:so_happy: ...

You deserve some credit for that pun:so_happy:




Post HH...I wonder when that will be. In any case, they have stories to tell for decades when/if HH ever ends. Whole series can be written...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-31-13, 06:41 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 82,535
Posted By sadLor
Brand new character? I can't remember him from...

Brand new character? I can't remember him from Prospero Burns or a Thousand Sons...But it's been awhile since I've read those.
Forum: 40k Fluff   03-31-13, 09:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,638
Posted By sadLor
This seems to conflict with After Deshea. In that...

This seems to conflict with After Deshea. In that story, one of the big points they emphasized was how Angron was pissed he couldn't honor his brothers and sisters because he didn't see/know how they...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-31-13, 09:17 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 82,535
Posted By sadLor
Well, the lore says the Emperor's Children steal...

Well, the lore says the Emperor's Children steal Horus' body and try to clone him. I assume that means we'll most likely see Lucius for sure. And cloning Horus? That seems to have Fabius all over it....
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-30-13, 02:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,327
Posted By sadLor
No way I would've bought this but a coworker got...

No way I would've bought this but a coworker got it. Read the new story off his iphone in 10 minutes. Lord of the Red Sands is really short...but a good read. Very clearly explains why Angron...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   03-28-13, 05:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,552
Posted By sadLor
Really hoping for Master of Mankind. ADB already...

Really hoping for Master of Mankind. ADB already did a great job with the NL's trilogy (and the extra short stories in the omnibus)
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-29-13, 11:35 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 34,155
Posted By sadLor
Actually, it's ~400 billion stars. It's estimated...

Actually, it's ~400 billion stars. It's estimated there are around 17 billion exoplanets. But yea, that number is still so large that people can't really comprehend it. Trying to understand how much...
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-15-13, 08:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,954
Posted By sadLor
Good point! And considering ADB is the...

Good point! And considering ADB is the author...it seems more than possible.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   01-15-13, 08:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,016
Posted By sadLor
I used to read at least a book a week back in...

I used to read at least a book a week back in university. Now, job + wife + kid...sigh.

I'm down to only the HH and stuff by ADB... The last non-HH book I read was the Emperor's Gift. I've...
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-15-13, 07:09 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,954
Posted By sadLor
It's a shame we'll probably never know what...

It's a shame we'll probably never know what really happened at that first meeting. All we have is Angron's memories (which as you said might not have been the true version with the nails driving him...
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-15-13, 12:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,954
Posted By sadLor
The Emperor was definitely ruthless but there's a...

The Emperor was definitely ruthless but there's a difference between ruthlessness and idiocy.

How the Emperor handled the Angron situation made no sense before reading Betrayer and it still makes...
Forum: 40k Fluff   12-19-12, 04:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 919
Posted By sadLor
Damn! I just spent over an hour browsing that...

Damn! I just spent over an hour browsing that site. The Dornian Heresy was actually well written for fan-made fluff. I browsed the other ones but they were difficult to read.

As for your question,...
Forum: 40k Fluff   12-19-12, 03:05 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 16,472
Posted By sadLor
Extremely similar to Deliverance Lost when Corax...

Extremely similar to Deliverance Lost when Corax thinks about the similarities and differences between Curze and himself. Both grew up in the darkness but one was shown compassion and civilization....
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