He is a rotting carcass writhing invisibly with power from the Dark Age of Technology. On the ice world of Simia Orichalcae a spate of mysterious disappearances is causing unrest amongst the mine-workers, and, as senior officer, Cain is nominated to investigate. Joseph ben Caiaphas (c. 14 BC – c. 46 AD), known simply as Caiaphas (Hebrew: יוֹסֵף בַּר קַיָּפָא ‎; Greek: Καϊάφας) in the New Testament, was the Jewish high priest who, according to the gospels, organized a plot to kill Jesus.He famously presided over the Sanhedrin trial of Jesus. Read it because It's a tale of Cain alone (well, except for Jurgen, but he hardly counts), surrounded by enemies and desperate for a good cup of tanna tea…. Ciaphas Cain - 05 Sandy Mitchell It is the 41st millennium. However, infighting with fellow Imperial Guard regiments from the world of Tallarn, commanded by an old 'friend' of Cain's from the Schola Progenium and the uprising of a sinister cult on the planet puts paid to any hopes of an easy life. – it all adds up to trouble for Cain, doesn't it? Ciaphas Cain's latest mission takes him and his Valhallan regiment to the planet of Adumbria to defend against an approaching Chaos invasion. Cover illustration for The Last Ditch (2012) by Clint Langley. Another error can be found on Langley's cover illustration for Caves of Ice, on which Jurgen is shown firing his weapon of choice, a melta gun, but the weapon is shown ejecting shell casings, as if it is a bolt gun or other projectile-based weapon. When the commissar is reunited with Inquisitor Amberley Vail it seems his fears are realised. The munitions Ironfound produces are vital to the Imperial war effort in the subsector; its safety must be assured at all costs. As the Imperial Guard struggle to contain worldwide civil insurrection, can the wily Commissar Cain identify the real villain before the planet is lost to the Imperium forever? Read it because An unruly populace, enemies at work behind the scenes, and the presence of an inquisitor (the one who puts the footnotes in the Cain Archives no less!) Unbeknownst to him, the planet is right in the path of a major ork incursion and, as the savage greenskins attack, a malevol… Unbeknownst to him an ancient evil begins to stir deep in the ice caves. Duty Calls $ 11.99. As the Imperial Guard struggle to contain worldwide civil insurrection, can the wily Commissar Cain identify the real villain before the planet is lost to the Imperium forever? The opening sequence – involving a dramatic starship crash – is particularly exciting. Flying deep into a crevasse in the planet, Killian and Cain land at the Mechanicus research camp. And fun, of course. World of Books USA was founded in 2005. Sandy Mitchell is the author of a long-running series of Warhammer 40,000 novels about the hero of the Imperium, Commissar Ciaphas Cain. The first three novels, as well as the short stories Fight or Flight, Echoes of the Tomb and The Beguiling, were collected into a single omnibus entitled Ciaphas Cain: Hero of the Imperiumin 2007. ISBN 1-84416-883-2. The most recent book in that series is The Greater Good, and there is also the audio drama Dead In The Water. The tenth novel, Choose Your Enemies, was released in 2018. However, infighting with fellow Imperial Guard regiments from the world of Tallarn, commanded by an old 'friend' of Cain's from the Schola Progenium and the uprising of a sinister cult on the planet puts paid to any hopes of an easy life. Cain and Jurgen manage to escape in an emergency pod, before the yacht is destroyed by the fleet's weapons. Thank you for your time! Cover illustration for Saviour of the Imperium (2018). Sie behalten Ihre Hörbücher in jedem Fall, sogar nach einer Kündigung. Cover illustration for Cain's Last Stand (2008) by Clint Langley. Ciaphas Cain's latest mission takes him and his Valhallan regiment to the planet of Adumbria to defend against an approaching Chaos invasion. Ciaphas Cain: Old Soldiers Never Die… $ 9.99. But the 13th Black Crusade of Abaddon the Despoiler has broken out, and Cain and his cadets are called into service. Book five is "Duty Calls" and the ISBN is 1844164659. Ciaphas Cain is a "Commissar," a political officer of the Imperium of Man's troops.Commissars are charged with maintaining the morale and loyalty of Imperial troops, an important matter when one considers the horrific odds and staggering casualties of the "grim dark future" of the WH40K setting. Where Gaunt's Ghosts is Sharpe meets 40K, Ciaphas Cain is something between Blackadder and Flashman in the gothic SF world of Warhammer 40K. Cain and the Valhallan 597th, alongside several other regiments including the Tallarn 229th whose attached regimental commissar turns out to be an old acquaintance of Cain’s named Tomas Beije, set out to defend the unremarkable backwater. Aside from Vail, the only clue to the order of the events depicted is Cain's passing reference to some past event. ... A Ciaphas Cain Novel - 11 Warhammer 40,000. He's an old man in this one, pulled out of retirement for one last mission as the hordes of Chaos close in on the Imperium... Commissar Cain is called to duty once more, saving a governor’s daughter from a planet over-run by rebels. The most recent book in that series is The Greater Good, and there is also the audio drama Dead In The Water. https://wh40k.lexicanum.com/mediawiki/index.php?title=Ciaphas_Cain_(Novel_Series)&oldid=449031. ISBN 1-84416-891-3. In the books, however, Cain never uses either of these weapons, preferring his standard-issue laspistol and chainsword. 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