Sandy Mitchell «Duty Calls». It is the ‘Ciaphas Cain, regimental Commissar, th Valhallan. My aide ‘Ciaphas Cain,’ I said automatically. I gestured in. Duty Calls (Ciaphas Cain) [Sandy Mitchell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. While assisting local forces quell widespread civil disorder. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Sandy Mitchell is a pseudonym for British author Alex Duty Calls (Ciaphas Cain Book 5) – Kindle edition by Sandy Mitchell. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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Duty Calls

An assumption which momentous events at the turn of the millennium will prove drastically wrong But he has already thought of that, and cheerfully shows them his “escape plan”: In this the fifth book in the popular Ciaphas Cain series our hero is thrown into a deadly conspiracy that even he might not be able to emerge from alive. In particular, Kraken’s large-scale invasion of Ichar IV allowed Imperial observers to confirm the hypothesis already long proposed by the Ordo Ciqphas This is a reread after roughly 4 or 5 years.

Seconds later, the promethium detonates harmlessly beneath the plateau. Metheius has been studying the artifact on Periremunda ever since, and the denizens of the local Chaos cult were eager to volunteer as test subjects. People who viewed this item also viewed. Ciaphas Cain finds himself in the middle of a political and civil skirmish on Periremunda, and discovers an evil scheme designed to bring the wrath of calos tyranids to the plateaus of the planet.


As a result some elements are under-developed. Their flight to the shuttle is a messy affair, and the captive Metheius is claimed by a swoop of Gargoylesbut the shuttle lifts off, and Amberley signals the fleet in orbit to annihilate the plateau with its Lance batteries.

Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab International postage and import charges paid to Pitney Bowes Inc. Good stuff, yet again. Oct 08, Paulo “paper books always” Carvalho rated it really liked it Shelves: Cain also realizes with a shock that Killian actually wants him as an ally.

Return to Book Page. Thanks for telling us about the problem. He has written science fiction and fantasy, television scripts, comics, and gaming material. Extracts from various sources elaborate that, while Cain is unconscious, a fleet from the Imperial Navy arrives in orbit and starts punishing the Tyranids’ Hive Ships.

Unfortunately, the researchers didn’t share his vision, and so Killian recruited his faithful Sororitas acolytes to take it for him. Zyvan outlines a strategy of “phased reinforcement” — the Guard will remain concentrated on a few strategic points, while the PDF units will hold the outer lines and request Guard reinforcements as needed. Description While assisting local forces quell widespread civil disorder, Commissar Cain and his regiment of Valhallans discover sinister forces are at work behind the scenes.


Buy it now – Add to Watch list Added to your Watch list. He has just enough time to wonder what’s gone wrong before Cain decapitates him.

Mitchell kept the excitement running all the way to the end making you wonder if the wily cwin would make it out alive. Duty Calls, cover art by Clint Langley. It’s been a while since I’ve posted a review.

The Sisters have likewise been invaluable to him in guarding Metheius’s secret research lab on Hell’s Edge, especially from the desperate civilians who tried to board their ship when the Tyranids overran the plateau. Cain has no idea who the Magos is talking about, but hides it, deducing that Lazurus and Amberley have some common purpose on Periremunda.

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Skip to main content. Reviewed in the omnibus Ciaphas Cain: Add to Watch list. Open Preview See a Problem? Sep 21, Jeffrey added it Recommends it for: So whilst Duty Calls won’t have you laughing as much as its predecessor, it’s still a solid duyt readable action-adventure tale, refreshingly short and to the point with a good line in characterisation.

Duty Calls is the fifth Ciaphas Cain novel and, disappointingly, is a little bit of a let-down after the terrific Death or Glory.