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Summary

In the perilous jungles just north of the great city of Hammerhal Aqsha, Chaos reigns. There, a powerful Tzeentchian wizard grows in disciples and in might as his maledictions leach all that is good from the land. It is Neave Blacktalon, first of Sigmar’s Knights-Zephyros, who must vanquish this foe. 

Yet the huntress soon realises that even the glow of the Twin-Tailed City cannot protect her from the darkness. Blighted by terrible visions, she fears that her very spirit has been tainted. Blacktalon must choose whether to abandon her duty in the quest for a cure or face the fearsome judgment of the Sacrosanct chamber.

©2018 Games Workshop Limited (P)2018 Games Workshop Limited

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an excellent story for AOS fans

The voice acting was wonderful the story tense and entertaining. one of the better age of sigmar books I've heard with good character development.

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Amazing!

The most amazing book I've experienced yet! A truly gripping story with one of my favourite Warhammer characters

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Great book

Was great read good pacing fro start to finish, kept me guessing all way through. Would recommend this book

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Fantastic and exciting adventure

This is the best warhammer novel I've read / listened to in years. The narrator is brilliant and even brings the Silvaneth to life. I really hope there is a sequel because it's left me hungry for more.

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Good but predictable

A well told and superbly narrated tale that deals with the darker side (assassinations etc) of the storm cast, a somewhat predictable story but enjoyable nonetheless

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I'm probably just stupid.

It is a nice change compared to the Realmgate Wars, but I'm probably just to stupid to get satisfaction out of the ending.

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Probably the best AOS book so far!

Great story, well performed. I really enjoyed this one and I have listened to maybe 10-12 of the AOS black library so far.

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geeze! what a horrible voice for a narrator,

i couldn't last 5 minutes with that narrators voice was just unlistenable in my opinion

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Nothing of note here

There was very little to draw you into this story.
The mystery was easily guessable within the first hour or so, and the characters were all rather flat and unsympathetic. Points to them at least bringing worries for a Stormcast that would go beyond the next re-forging.

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an absolute gem!!

iv listened to pretty much all the aos audiobooks and this one is up there,I'd say better than soul wars,if nurgle and skaven have a heavy presence then it's normally a good listen,Andy Clark has written a great story with character,emotion and lots a gruesome fun,Emma Gregory narrates fantastically and i really enjoyed her skaven/nurgle voices.....would happily listen to again!

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  • 18-04-21

A solid stromcast story

The story is good. My only problem is how it does not match tabletop.

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  • 01-03-19

Interesting Story and strong reading

this is the first book were I got in to the characters so much I could feel the loss and the pain they felt. Emma Gregory is a awesome reader. She really has a range of voices and I have loved her in this but as much as the Naghast book. Very cool enjoyable story.

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  • 09-07-21

A Very Cool Stormcast Novel

The narrator, Emma Gregory does a great job with this one! The story is a nice mix of Stormcast and Sylvanith(sp?) fighting Nurgle. Get it if you are a fan of anyone of these factions. Very enjoyable.

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  • 17-06-21

Fantastic narration.

The story is a solid 3-3.5 but the narration brings it way up and the characters are more interesting than most stormcast books.

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  • 03-10-19

Fun story, and I really liked the main character.

it was a good story. my only complaint is that it would have been better if the main character and one of the supporting characters became a long term team up.

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  • 18-09-19

favorite xharacter

great story about one of the best characters in the game and her struggles, where she meet new and old foes and friends.

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  • Nathan
  • 18-06-19

Great performance, good story, too long

I felt the story was bogged down by very repetitive fluff that had diminishing returns on its purpose. You could easily chop off a good hour or so. Your mileage may vary.

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  • J.Rohne
  • 14-02-19

great story

great story and well read by narrartor. highly recommend. not the typical stormcast story no battle cry.

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  • Kiro
  • 20-12-18

Enjoyable.

An epic tale, very riveting. Narrator can be difficult to follow at times, little variation between main character and narration.