Aaron Dembski-Bowden is a British author with his beginnings in the videogame and RPG industries. He’s written several novels for the Black Library, including. Betrayer is the 24th novel in the Horus Heresy Series written by Aaron Dembski- Bowden. The hardcover edition was published in December , with the trade . “Betrayer” by Aaron Dembski-Bowden. ‘Betrayer’ takes place fairly soon after the events of ‘Know No Fear’ and probably unfolds around the.

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IM not a rivet counter by any means, but it seems like a cheap trick for shock value from an author who is clearly capable of better. Thank you for your feedback. Too many things I would have changed about this book but still entertaining none the less. Apr 14, Gianfranco Mancini rated it it was amazing Shelves: Only as you can probably guess Lorgar is up to something, where as he has previously tried to calm Angron down, he know encourages it.

Dembski-Bowden has rather outdone himself.

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So here you go. Lorgar’s motivation is to save Angron, who has long disliked him and considers him to be the weakest of all the primarchs. Don’t have a Kindle? And some Varys-worthy aaton scheming, too. No trivia or quizzes yet. Betrayer had some of the best sequences I’ve read in the series so far.

You get a good look at the mind of the Primarch Angron from betrayerr perspective of his First Captain, Kharn. Sep 17, Stefan rated it it was amazing. However this defeat is not the greatest concern of the Word Bearers primarch. Notify me of new comments via email. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. If you qaron a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


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Showing of 42 reviews. What does he get out of the successful unification of humanity and the promulgation of the Imperial Truth? This would make the Massacre at Calth just another Tuesday for Guilliman. Books by Aaron Dembski-Bowden. His voice was tinny, laden with static.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Dec 13, David Earle rated it it was amazing. The city was dead in every direction, reduced to ash and rubble. December 29th — Imperial Knights Axron. Every time guns start firing in the void and one warrior singles out the other, you know some outstanding battles are about to take place. Lists with This Book. As for the scenes on Armatura, what do you expect when you pit blood-mad berserkers against a Legion known for their tactical and strategic prowess?

A shadow fell across Skane, blocking out the weak sun as a Legio Audax Warhound passed with its rattle-clank stride shaking the tortured ground.

I honestly can’t say if I want to make passionate love with all the characters or kill them. In what could be their one chance to shine in the Heresy they end up being constantly overshadowed. Perhaps these will be addressed in later books, or maybe I just don’t want to know the answer so I blocked it out: In ‘Betrayer’, that Kharn is long gone.

Dec 14, Aleksi rated it it was amazing.

Determined to keep him alive, Lorgar focuses his efforts on saving his barbarous brother through corruption. Can we give Aaron around of applause for another book well done? You should read it. It’s not grotesque, but it’s violent and serious and highlights the brutality of war even as it does the importance of loyalty.


That guys a jerk! But Angron and his legion were not even remotely trying to run a perfectly executed campaign to impress Guiliman.

He stood knee-deep in the dead, next to the wrecked hull of a Land Raider battle tank. Even in the full grip of the Nails, Kharn is given a few moments to ponder on the nature of the Legion and the Primarch without it seeming shoved-in and clumsy.

This novel was really good, but hey, it is more about the success of the non-loyal forces and not the Imperials.

Betrayer by Aaron Dembski-Bowden

The Primarchs are much more powerful than I thought they were. Where the book seems to truly shine however is when it takes time to emphasise upon space warfare and duels between specific characters.

This makes it very enjoyable to read his dialogue and brings another level of realism to the whole affair. With the cortical implants killing Angron, Lorgar has to carry out a desperate plan of planet-by-planet genocide to summon demonic energies as the only means to keep his brother from a terrible death.

Maybe it was slowly realising how fucking racist George Lucas is. Required to read this, even. Lotara is quite an interesting character in that she is a mortal and shows almost no fear towards Angron or Kharn, the latter of which is a good friend of demski. Take of that what you will. Mar 30, Daniel McGill rated it really liked it.